Rudy Maxa is public radio's original Savvy Traveler
Paris is the city of style, art, and pastries. Hit the sites from Notre Dame to the Eiffel Tower, and then stroll through the parks, markets and cafes that make Paris " Paris."
France's Burgundy region boasts exceptional French wines, world-class cuisine, and romantic canals. The Loire region offers magnificent chateaux. Rudy makes forays into Provence's picture perfect villages and countrysides, and points out the glamorous French Riviera's hottest spots and most beautiful beaches. Rudy offers invaluable tips on riding the Metro, enjoying summer festivals, touring wine country, and renting a car.
DVD Extra Features:
- Scenic Tours: Musee D'Orsay, Van Gogh paintings, Loire Valley Chateaux, Cote D'Azur.
- Maps: Paris, Provence, Burgundy, Loire, French Riviera.
- Rudy's Travel Tips: Travel via Internet, Internet vs. guidebooks, Internet vs. the travel agent.
Rudy Maxa is public radio's original Savvy Traveler, a contributing editor for National Geographic Traveler magazine, and host of the American Public Television series- Smart Travels. In Europe to the Max, Rudy captures the vitality and character of Europe's magnificent cities. Lushly filmed in high-definition, each program goes beyond the guidebooks to discover hidden treasures and off-the-beaten-path surprises. Rudy's authoritative tips enhance the travel experience for beginning and seasoned travelers alike.
"Don't even think about hitting the road unless you've consulted Rudy Maxa, one of the country's premier travel gurus." -- Paul Theroux, best-selling travel writer