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  • Our tour reaches ToursThe tandem seems fine with our new back wheel as we headed off down the Loire. Unfortunately for us the weather wasn't the best, rather overcast with showers (most of which we managed to miss), but the wind was really Posted by thebeegees in Our cycle by the river | Aug 1, 2017
  • Carcassonne and Home! ===A few travel thoughts=== My family members are rock stars. They made 45 nights away from home in 20 different locations an adventure of a lifetime! They trust me with travel pla Posted by familyineurope in Family in Europe | Jul 31, 2017
  • More of France outside of Paris[center][/center] ===Burgundy - Bourgogne=== Just because it's a favorite, I'm going to start this section with Burgundy Posted by Beausoleil in Questions about France | Jul 30, 2017
  • Must-See Sights in Paris[float=left][/float] The first question most people ask is what are the must-see places in Paris. This, of course, varies according to you Posted by Beausoleil in Paris with Beausoleil | Jul 30, 2017
  • Paris with Children[float=left][/float]If your children are teens, here are some suggestions. [i]Below that are ideas for pre-teen and toddler intrepid travelers and below tha Posted by Beausoleil in Paris with Beausoleil | Jul 30, 2017
  • Baume-les-Messieurs. There are many interesting areas to explore in Jura (in the the Franche-Comté region of France). . For our Sunday outing we chose the picturesque drive to visit Baume-les-Messieurs (Baume The Magnificent) to explore the interesting limestone caves. Posted by patsaunder in Let's do it! | Jul 30, 2017
  • Lyon - Day 7 Saturday 7/29This morning, we set off on a tour of the Beaujolais wine region. The Beaujolais vineyards stretch for four miles along the Saône, where the granite soil and warmer climate make it ideal for growing grapes. We started with Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 29, 2017
  • Day 1 En FranceThe ferry docked about 06.40 European time (+1hr on BST). As we were disembarking a car right at the front was having a starting issue, however we managed to get around and disambark. We then drove out of Posted by Iggy2830DW in Travels with Iggy | Jul 29, 2017
  • Lyon - Day 6 Friday 7/28The city of Lyon is located at the confluence of two rivers, the Rhone and the Saone. By 43 BC, Lyon was the capital of Gaul and the second largest city in the Roman Empire. Along with Paris, it Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 29, 2017
  • Tournon-Sur-Rhine /Vienne - Day 5 Thursday 7/27This morning, it became apparent that the Mistral has left us.  The weather is hotter and more humid, and we had some late afternoon light showers.  We started our day in Tournon-Sur-Rhone with a 40 minute walking tour of the Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 29, 2017
  • The Finish LineThe first time I came to Paris was 2001 with my mom, dad, and grandfather. My parents had the goal to see London and finish up in France with my Grandpa Dick acting as our trusty French translator. During our Posted by mbeymer in The Whole Story | Jul 28, 2017
  • Viviers - Day 4 Wednesday 7/26 Viviers is a beautifully preserved town that, over the centuries, has been untouched by war, and is considered to be a typical small riverside village in southern France amid a beautiful mountain setting. The town seal is at Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 27, 2017
  • Avignon - Day 3 Tuesday 7/25Avignon, a World Heritage Site, is known as the “City of Popes” because the papacy was relocated here from Rome (to great controversy) from 1309 to 1377. We entered through the city walls. Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 26, 2017
  • En juin...Les feux de la Saint-Jean[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/566306/09D4 Posted by laurence.beule in A few days outside of Paris every month | Jul 26, 2017
  • On the move again!!!Having spent Sunday doing nothing and feeling sorry for ourselves because of our broken hub, we contacted ICE on Monday and they organised for a new wheel to be sent out by next day delivery. Fantastic service from them at Posted by thebeegees in Our cycle by the river | Jul 26, 2017
  • Arles - Day 2 Monday 7/24At about 5 AM, our ship moved from Avignon to Tarascon, so that we could dock closer to Arles. Before the morning alarm, we were awakened by the sound of rushing water as we passed through a lock just Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 26, 2017
  • Avignon - Day 1 Sunday 7/23So this happened....Yesterday, we sat on the plane at the gate in Philadelphia as storms caused major air route changes. Then we needed extra fuel, as we were assigned a more circuitous route. Two hours after our Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 23, 2017
  • Fun times. . On arrival ... first things first. "To the pool", said Olivia . Who loves to spend all day at the pool? Posted by patsaunder in Let's do it! | Jul 23, 2017
  • Nevers and Oh no!!!!!!!!! Catastrophe We went into Nevers for a tour of the town and a look in the cathedral, as well as looking at the outside of the Palace Ducal. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/891276/IMG_3838.jpg thumb=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/891276/thumb_IMG_3838.j Posted by thebeegees in Our cycle by the river | Jul 23, 2017
  • canal, river, canal, river........LoireHaving left our friends a fair way off our route, we evevtuslly fornd a way down out of the hills and back to the Eurovelo 6. However only 500m from our route, the road was closed and it was impossible Posted by thebeegees in Our cycle by the river | Jul 23, 2017
  • PrologueSaturday afternoon 7/22/17: The bags are packed and we are ready to head to Philadelphia International Airport to begin our Viking River Cruise, traveling the Rhone River from Avignon to Lyon on the Viking Buri. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint Posted by Cybercsp in Viking Provence | Jul 22, 2017
  • AvignonA scenic ride to Provence on the high speed train is the plan today! What normally takes 10 hours is taking approximately 2 1/2 hours through the countryside on this train ride. But first we bid " au Posted by Linda Fluckiger in Living a Dream | Jun 25, 2017
  • Early Evening Walk - Macon, FranceA very busy day with a morning visit to Tournus, followed with an afternoon tour to Chateau Cormatin and then a drive to Macon to catch up with our riverboat which had arrived earlier that afternoon. Dinner on board and then Posted by Mikebb in Evening Tour Macon, Burgundy, France | Jul 21, 2017
  • La maison de Louis Pasteur. . Unbeknownst to Aaron and Rikke (both microbiologists) when they booked their summer holiday accommodation here at Marnoz, Louis Pasteur grew up in this area, and actually lived in Marnoz for a short period of his childhood. His Posted by patsaunder in Let's do it! | Jul 21, 2017
  • Frolicking in Paris... We took the tour of the city amongst the Pride parade and a marathon. We saw all the sites, you know...the Eiffel, Napoleons Tomb, The Arc de Triumpe etc. walked Posted by Linda Fluckiger in Living a Dream | Jun 23, 2017
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