The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is the jewel in the crown. But there are other epic things to see on the French Way when hiking the Camino de Santiago. Like the stained glass windows in the Leon Cathedral, the Iron Cross and the heady La Rioja vineyards.
Our “Scenic Gem” Seine River cruise through Normandy? Delightful! Castles, gardens, artist studios and museums – explored from a Scenic “space ship” with cool sun-room balconies.
Bicycle along the Seine River to the village of Villequier, and you reach the Victor Hugo Museum. It celebrates the life, loves and work of the famous French author.
The Louvre Museum has a tradition of allowing artists to learn by painting the masterpieces. Sometimes they catch your attention more than the original art.
Near Paris, the Chateau de Chantilly is a fairytale wonder; it’s also home to one of France’s finest collections of classical paintings. Beats Versailles in some ways!