The Best Of France
There’s a reason why those who have visited the South of France enter a kind of reverie when you ask them to describe their journey. Without doubt, the most blissful and serene way to see this special area is by canal. Wake up early and savour a café au lait on the deck as dawn breaks. Watch the mist rising from the water as the sun illuminates the countryside in gold. Discover endless things to do in France aboard our collection of barges, which drift through dreamy destinations for stunning views in motion.
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Avignon, on the River Rhône, was once the seat of seven successive popes. Back then, it was the heart of the Roman Catholic world. This fascinating and beautiful city hosts a wonderful annual arts festival in July. The nearby Rhône Valley offers mesmerising views of lush green vineyards, stretching out towards distant mountains.
The province of Champagne offers architectural gems galore, as well as the world’s most fêted sparkling wine. Explore the fantastic fromageries, undulating green fields and enchanting medieval towns of the region.
Revel in Beaune’s medieval charm, with its pretty cobbled streets and honey-coloured buildings. Situated within the Cote d’Or region, Beaune is surrounded by world-famous vineyards.