this elegant city, home of the famous film festival, it's an easy
drive to the other star attractions along the French Riviera.
Enjoy the plunging cliffside scenery on one of the corniche roads
as you head for Monte Carlo. Or perhaps visit Antibes with its
lush, bougainvillea-draped villas, or the medieval walled town of
St. Paul de Vence.
ancient port, famed for its simmering soup pots of bouillabaisse,
is our gateway to some of Southern France's most entrancing
regions: Provence, where Paul Cezanne's paintings come to life in
flowering hillside villages, narrow roads lined with poplar trees,
piercing blue skies and farmers driving carts heaped with olives
or apples or red peppers; Languedoc with its rock walls of ancient
castles and the Rhone Valley with its riches in Roman ruins.
sail into a port guarded by ancient fortresses, relics of its
former glory as a great maritime city. Now this town it our
gateway to the churches, chateauz and cuvees of France's Cognac
Malo (Mont St. Michel), France
little beyond this magnificent walled city stands a glory of
French architecture, Mont St. Michel. Begun in 707, this abbey
rises above the sea on a rock pinnacle and was a major site for
Havre (Paris), France
busy seaport at the mouth of the River Seine is our gateway to
Paris with its treasures that include the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel
Tower and Notre Dame cathedral. Another option is an excursion to
the D-day beaches of World War II.