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Presenter : Christina Chang

South of France

Christina starts her journey in the wine region of Bordeaux, where she gets a very unique beauty treatment: vinotherapy, or wine therapy. From there she visits the ancient pre-historic cave paintings at Grotte du Peche Merle, and then goes on a lovely canoe trip down theChristina ChangDordogne River, stopping off at a beautiful old castle on the way.

After a tasty meal in her farm stay, she then heads south to Bayonne and some Basque culture, taking a lesson in Pelote Basque, one of the fastest games in the world.
From there she visits Lourdes, one of the major Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world.

Her journey next takes her to the Roquefort region, where she learns all about that strong smelly cheese. Continuing east, she visits the ancient town of Arles, whose most famous resident was the painter, Vincent Van Gogh.

She takes in some more wine at the Chateuneuf-du-Papes wine festival, before heading to Marseilles for Bastille Day. She then gets a lesson in perfume making in the perfume town ofGrasse, before hitting the beaches of the Riviera. She takes a quick glitzy trip to Monaco, before ending her trip in Cannes, famous for movie stars and beaches.

Places Mentioned - France

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