This is the closest experience you'll have to riding a Ferrari on rails. Why bother flying?
Tossing a little wooden ball is how you begin this game that is completely French.
There are great reasons why visiting a place at the 'wrong' time is actually worth doing.
Many cities can claim the title 'Europe's other Venice'. And you can reach them all on an outstanding train journey.
Kerry van der Jagt cruises the Rhone and Saone rivers on a journey through Burgundy and Provence to Paris.
The traditionally conservative and insular wine capital of the world is opening itself to ever-increasing numbers of visitors.
Champagne's cultural heritage is bubbling over after a UNESCO listing.
Bustling markets, amazing food, historic castles and prehistoric cave paintings – the Dordogne has something for everyone.
A portal into absolute charm, France is an ultimate European experience for lovers of food, wine, culture and sophistication. Take a step back and enjoy the warm hospitality of the south; experience the world's beautiful wine country in Bordeaux; get the Mediterranean vibe flowing in Marseille; swim on pebbled beaches in Nice; and enter the "gateway to the European Cascades" in Chamonix.