IgoUgo, a premier online travel community of over 250,000 members, has teamed up with journalism-whiz Mediabistro to announce Travel Writing in Provence, a week-long dream vacation for beginning travel writers. This one-of-its-kind travel-writing workshop runs May 8–15, 2004 out of the quaint Provençal town of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, where travel-writing superstar James Sturz (Travel + Leisure, Condé, Read More

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s coronation as emperor of France. With this beautifully illustrated, pocketable guide in hand, slip back through the centuries and into one of the greatest love stories of all time, set against the panoramic sweep of French history. For the first time, the dramatic story of Napoleon, Read More

Maison de la France, The French Government Tourist Office, invites North Americans to visit France and “Make It Your Own” with the 2004 edition of FranceGuide.  The complimentary 96-page travel planner is available in both English and Spanish. It offers readers enchanting itineraries throughout France with new places to discover, fun for the family,, Read More

“Women in History Month” is coming up next month and we thought it apt to talk about the Spirited Women in History Tours and their grand trip to Paris June 16 to 24, 2004. Participants on this unique Spirited Women in History tour will discover Paris and other nearby sites while gaining rare insight into some of history’s, Read More

Lovers of France are discovering a new way to enjoy this diverse and beautiful country. Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of Paris, an increasing number of visitors are opting to explore the French countryside on foot. In response to high demand for well-priced walking tours, Discover France, specialists in active vacations in France,, Read More

Combine a cycling tour of the Loire Valley with the opportunity to be a spectator at the 2004 French Open Tennis Championships. Le Vieux Moulin, the only home based bicycling and walking center in France is offering cyclists and tennis enthusiasts the opportunity to plan a summer vacation that combines day long cycling tours, Read More

Combine a cycling tour of the Loire Valley with the opportunity to be a spectator at the 2004 French Open Tennis Championships. Le Vieux Moulin, the only home based bicycling and walking center in France is offering cyclists and tennis enthusiasts the opportunity to plan a summer vacation that combines day long cycling tours, Read More

The Gourette ski resort in the Ossau Valley has laid out a brand-new area especially for beginners. The Bézou site, at an altitude of 1,600 meters, is in the throes of major transformations, some of which are already open to the public. The site will be enlarged from 1 to 7 hectares in total, Read More

The new brochure The Wine Routes in Provence is now available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. This brochure provides details about the itineraries and events on the subject of wine in Provence. Highlights include wine festivals, tastings and classes in major cities throughout the region and off-the-beaten path locations.

For its 120th edition, the King of the Nice Carnival – the most important winter event on the French Riviera – will be the “King of the Clownery”. His reign will begin on Friday, February 13 and end on Wednesday, February 25. This year’s theme refers to the exponential development of scientific techniques, the, Read More