Discover France Adventures 

November 2010 Newsletter



Phrase of the Month

Nous ne paierons pas. Greve! Greve!


Meaning: We will not pay. Strike! Strike!

Tour of the Month 

Burgundy Gastronomy and Wine Tour


In honor of Beaujolais Nouveau


Book this tour for 2011 by the end of November and get 50 euros OFF!! 


Don't forget to book your Custom Guided Group Tour early. Request a proposal today!



Phone: (800) 960-2221



Ride 2 Stages of the 2011 Tour

Double the intensity, double the enjoyment, that's the great thing about two Etapes. Amateurs can ride one or both Etape du Tours getting an even better idea of what the pros endure. We are offering guided tours as well as entry only packages for the Modane-Valfréjus to Alpe d'Huez etape and the Issoire to Saint-Flour etape. Click here to get the full details.



5 Reasons to Cycle in Alsace

One of the smaller regions of France, although also densely populated, Alsace offers an amazing experience for tourists seeking a combination of ancient European culture, breathtaking scenery and outdoor activities second to none.  Known worldwide for its picturesque villages which boast ancient churches and castles rich with history, one of the most popular activities of locals and tourists in Alsace is cycling.  Here are five compelling reasons to grab your bike and join in:


            The Terrain                          The Vineyards


            Strasbourg                           The Museums


                            The Vosges Mountains


Stay Healthy with Aigo Boulido 

Aigo boulido is believed to be the Provencal cure for anything that ails you. This soup containing garlic, herbs and water is very popular in the cooler fall and winter months when cold and flu season is in full swing. Enjoy this delicious and easy to make traditional French cuisine and stay healthy. Click here for the recipe. Bon appétit!

Tour de France Route Announced...Ours Coming Soon

The 21 stages of the Tour de France 2011 was announced. Our Tour de France Tours will be announced on November 5, but sign up before then and get tour priority with no obligation. As an official tour operator of the Tour de France, we offer VIP Tours which include backstage access, race course rides and much more. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity. Book now.  



French Affairs Awards Discover France

Discover France was awarded "Most Creative Tour Operator on Social Media Network" at the annual French Affairs convention for tour operators and suppliers held in San Fransisco this year. The awards criteria included number of followers, how often networks are updated and the quality of content posted. Below is a picture of the US office staff, three of who attended the convention, with the award. Keep following us!