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Travel Spotlight on France

Feb 04, 2014 by The Go Ahead Tours Team

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

Whether you’re drawn to the regal Eiffel Tower in Paris or the expansive lavender fields in Provence, it’s hard to deny that France has something special. From its people and culture to the incredible cuisine and history, the diverse beauty of France just begs to be explored.

France’s can’t-miss list

The cultural opportunities in France are seemingly endless, but these are our four must-dos:

Our can't-miss list of things to do in France

Get a taste for fine wine

France produces an impressive variety of wines, with each region boasting its own specialty. Sip chardonnay in Chablis, clink glasses of bubbly in Reims or sample the French Riviera’s specialty rosé.

Sip regional French wines in Chabils, Reims and the French Riviera.

Chat with the locals

Whether you’re picking up some Brie from the farmer’s market or thanking your Tour Director, learning these three simple phrases will make an impact.


Salut (sah-loo)


S’il vous plaît (see-voo-play)

Thank you

Merci (mehr-see)

People in France

Explore a whole new side of France

We recently announced our Grand Tour of France, which is a great way for both new travelers and long-time Francophiles to see the diverse cultural landscape.

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