France

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: France,  Recipes

Interview with Chef Erick Vedel

A local Provençal chef tells us about his passion for food and how it has pervaded other areas of his life. Each year he opens his home to us on... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

Bicycling the Mediterranean: Corsica and Sardinia

The Mediterranean is one of the world’s most attractive vacation destinations, and its islands are renowned to be amongst the finest bicycling locations on the planet. In fact two of... Read More »

Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

Bicycling Alsace – The Inaugural Journey

After the Cycling the Vineyards of Alsace trip debut in July 2010, cyclists proclaimed that the tour had earned itself an instant place on their “best trips ever” lists because... Read More »

Destinations: France

A Brief Introduction to the Highlights of Alsace

Alsace is arguably the most unique region of France. As a place that has changed hands five times between France and Germany over the last 150 years, it is now... Read More »

Destinations: France

Dave sees Lance Win 6 in a Row! Race 2004 Customer Report

Dave sees Lance Win 6 in a Row ! Race 2004 Customer Report Bike Trip to Race 2004 or Dave Sees Lance Armstrong win six in a row or Dave... Read More »

Destinations: France

Bicycling the Heart of Provence in France

Bicycling the Heart of Provence in France John Giebler, ExperiencePlus! France Country Coordinator, talks about our Heart of Provence bicycle tour as an easier, shorter way of experiencing a lot... Read More »

Destinations: France

How We Saw Lance on the Alpe d’Huez

How We Saw Lance on the Alpe d’Huez by Rick Price One of the most frequent compliments we receive at ExperiencePlus! is how well planned and organized our tours are.... Read More »

Destinations: France

Bicycling Burgundy – it’s not about the wine...

Bicycling Burgundy – it’s not about the wine – its about the cycling, history and friends Is there more to bicycling in Burgundy than discovering wines? When I joined the... Read More »

Destinations: France

Provence: Ruins, History, Artists, Authors, Wine, Culinary...

Provence: Ruins, History, Artists, Authors, Wine, Culinary and Cycling Delights If you’ve dreamed of bicycling through Provence we have three opportunities for you this fall; our Cycling Provence, Cycling Provence... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy,  Travel Planning: Learning the Language

“Merci Beau Coup” Means “Thank You”...

“Merci Beau Coup” Means “Thank You” in Italian, Too The clear morning followed a special evening for our group on the Little Tour of Tuscany; the night before had been... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Travel Tips

French Rail Map

French Rail Map While researching transportation options for a customer trying to get from Paris to Molsheim, I discovered a great map of the French rail system. Using the different... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

History and Geography of the French and Italian Riviera

History and Geography of the French and Italian Riviera Our book review this month is an essay on the geography and history of Italy’s Cinque Terre. We have also included... Read More »

Destinations: France

Savoring Provence

Savoring Provence Sabrina Moriconi, Tour Leader for ExperiencePlus!, guides us on the Walking Van Gogh’s Provence tour   Sometimes I wonder what it is that ties me to France. My... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Spain

Two Epic Bike Journeys

Spain’s Camino de Santiago & Annie Londonderry’s 1894/95 Bicycle Ride Through France:  Two Epic Journeys with ExperiencePlus! If you are celebrating a special birthday, anniversary, graduation or retirement you owe... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Spain

My Six pilgrimages to Spain and France

My Six pilgrimages to Spain and France My husband Eric and I joined the Pamplona to Pyrenees Tour in July 2005. Our trip was a multitude of heroic pilgrimages: A... Read More »

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

Renaissance Cuisine in France and Italy

Renaissance Cuisine in France and Italy Italy’s Tuscany and France’s Loire Valley don’t have much in common as far as geography or climate are concerned, but they share a special... Read More »

Destinations: France

Experiencing Brittany by Bicycle

Experiencing Brittany by Bicycle by Jonathan Hancock, ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader in France   I’m very excited to be able to share with you the wonderful and unique area of France... Read More »

Destinations: France

History, Romance, Revenge: The Loire Valley has it All

History, Romance, Revenge: The Loire Valley has it All As one former participant on our Bicycling the Castles of the Loire Valley tour said, “the scenery was gorgeous—sunflowers, wheat fields,... Read More »

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