Touring France explores France in all of its variety, from its astonishing geography and quaint villages to its cosmopolitan, world-class cities. Your tour begins in Nice, the capital of the French Riviera and host of the world's most glamorous film festival. Next stops, Provence, the wine country of Languedoc, Lourdes, and the magnificent Pyrenees. You will also visit American war memorials at Verdun and Normandy, Joan of Arc's birthplace, the Loire Valley, and Paris's not-to-be-missed attractions, including the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Elysees, and the Left Bank.
Touring Italy truly captures the heart of the land of da Vinci, Michelangelo, Galileo, Verdi and Caruso. You'll take in chic Milan and wander the Italian Riviera, sample the culinary delights of Bologna, and discover the ruins of Pompeii, the Renaissance city of Florence and the canals of Venice. In the eternal city of Rome, you'll explore the remnants of an ancient empire amid the bustle of a modern metropolis. Other memorable stops include visits to Naples, Capri, Sicily, Bologna, Venice, Genoa, Verona, Florence, and Rome.