Oct 06, 2018 — Oct 14, 2018

Town & Country Life of Languedoc

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With Dr. Joyce Davis

About this Trip

Experience the South of France during this one-of-a-kind, nine-day itinerary amid unspoiled landscapes, traditional French villages and lofty Cathar fortresses of the rich and historical provinces of Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of medieval Carcassonne and the picturesque hilltop village of Cordes-sur-Ciel. Discover the seldom-visited département of Aude, dotted with quaint towns, lush olive groves and ample vineyards, where medieval monks first produced crisp Blanquette, a sparkling wine that predates Champagne. Enjoy a cruise on the breathtaking Canal du Midi, a UNESCO World Heritage site and historic link between the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Marvel at the natural wonders of the Corbières region and the Pyrénées Mountains and walk through the UNESCO-designated “red city” of Albi. Stay in the historic HOTEL MERCURE ALBI BASTIDES on the River Tarn and the stylish CHÂTEAU DE FLOURE, a 16th-century country estate. Enjoy the exclusive TOWN & COUNTRY LIFE FORUMwith local residents who will share insights into their daily lives. Dr. Joyce Davis, President of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, lived in Paris for a year as a participant in the "journalists En Europe" program sponsored by the European Union and Columbia University will lecture on the tour.

$4,345 per person plus airfare. 

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  • “World Affairs Council tour leader, Joyce Davis, was excellent and helpful.”

    Craig Redmond Jr., PA

  • “This trip was an amazing experience! Joyce Davis was excellent and worked hard on keeping all of us happy. She is a pro and fun to travel with.”

    Pat Bagley, DE