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Rick Steves France (Beyond Paris) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around France. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves France (Beyond Paris) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on France at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves France (Beyond Paris) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around France. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves France (Beyond Paris) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on France at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves France (Beyond Paris) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around France. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves France (Beyond Paris) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on France at http://www.ricksteves.com.

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Episodes

Alsace: German-Flavored France

8/22/2018
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French tour guides join Rick to discuss France's Alsace region, which incorporates the best of both French and German culture.

Duration:00:18:48

Intro from Rick Steves

5/25/2018
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Rick provides a brief introduction to his France playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you plan and enjoy your best possible trip.

Duration:00:01:05

Exploring Normandy's Countryside

5/25/2018
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Tour guides from France offer tips for exploring the Norman countryside, with its natural beauty and poignant vestiges of the D-Day battles fought there.

Duration:00:19:03

Provençal Market Meander

3/23/2018
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Author Marjorie R. Williams takes us on a virtual stroll past the colorful, fragrant stalls of a Provençal farmers market.

Duration:00:18:44

French Conversation Culture

9/8/2017
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Montreal-based authors Jean-Benoît Nadeau and Julie Barlow discuss the unwritten rules of conversation in France, and the communication hurdles visitors face — even those who speak perfect French. Their book is called "The Bonjour Effect.”

Duration:00:28:50

Provence Markets

9/8/2017
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Author Marjorie R. Williams shares tips for finding exceptional seasonal produce — and great souvenirs — in the south of France. She’s collected her recommendations and personal favorites in her guide “Markets of Provence.”

Duration:00:18:12

Bastille Day in France

7/11/2017
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Rick and two France-based tour guides celebrate Bastille Day, the big French national holiday that commemorates France's revolution to establish a government by, for, and of the people.

Duration:00:11:58

Monet's Garden

4/8/2016
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Rick talks with artist and gardener Elizabeth Murray about the famous Giverny gardens French painter Claude Monet created at his house outside Paris, and hears her story of helping to restore them.

Duration:00:11:23

The French House

4/8/2016
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Author Don Wallace tells the tale of renovating a house on a remote island off the coast of Brittany.

Duration:00:18:28

French Riviera Highlights

12/4/2014
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French tour guides Patrick Vidal and Virginie Moré offer tips on the best way to explore France's elegant Mediterranean coast.

Duration:00:12:45

Discovery of France

12/4/2014
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Author Graham Robb explains what his bicycle adventure across the French countryside taught him about the provincial character of France.

Duration:00:17:27

Monaco

7/31/2014
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Rick learns about the highlights of Monaco, the tiny sovereign city-state on the French Riviera.

Duration:00:12:21

Exploring Provence

7/31/2014
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French tour guides Virginie More and Patrick Vidal offer tips on exploring the landscapes and villages of Provence.

Duration:00:18:59

Marrying into France

3/6/2014
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Authors Sarah Turnbull and Nina Sovich both fell in love with Frenchmen. They tell Rick what French culture looks like from inside of a marriage.

Duration:00:18:47

French Fromage II

3/6/2014
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Kathe Lison, author of "The Whole Fromage," explains why cheese is so central to the culture of France.

Duration:00:11:41

French Fromage I

3/6/2014
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Kathe Lison, author of "The Whole Fromage," gives Rick a lesson in enjoying the many varieties of French cheese.

Duration:00:18:40

Exploring Brittany

3/6/2014
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Virginie Moré and Mark Seymour, two tour guides based in Brittany, explore the Celtic roots and rugged beauty of France's northwest corner.

Duration:00:17:57

Chateau Country, Part Deux

3/6/2014
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Danielle Farineau shares more secrets for enjoying a trip to the Loire Valley chateaux country.

Duration:00:11:34

Regions of France

9/26/2013
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French tour guide Virginie Moré gives an introduction to France's diverse regional flavors, from sun-soaked Provence to Germanic Alsace to the traditional villages of Bordeaux.

Duration:00:11:33

Outdoor France

9/26/2013
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French tour guide Virginie Moré gives an overview of the wide variety of outdoor adventures available to travelers to France.

Duration:00:17:48