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 the Dordogne 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
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
of Grasse, 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.