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Mari Lopez

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Southeastern France, Bordeaux and the French Atlantic Coast."

How did you get involved in travel?

"Tour leader for trekking trips for 4 years, 10 years ago I hung up my backpack to get behind the curtain and create trips for people to explore the areas I know.

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Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"At 10, a trip around Spain and Portugal on a motorbike with my dad, with almost no plans, only improvisation."

Mari is part of the following groups: France Travel Agents
Peaceful French Countryside
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 5 Days

Find some of your new favorite spots with five days in western France. Stroll through the streets of Le Marais, ascend the Eiffel Tower, and experience the fabulous wine and food scene in Bordeaux to leave you feeling relaxed and refined.

Vineyards in the Loire Valley, France
6 Days in France - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

If you have six days to spend in France, it's best to focus your time on one or two regions. Fall in love with Paris before road-tripping to the Loire Valley, get to know the charming villages and national parks of Provence, or cruise around the islands off the coast of the French Riviera. You can even cross the border and spend a few days in Spain. Learn how with these unique itineraries.

Lake Annecy
Honeymoon Romance in France: Paris, Lyon, & the French Riviera - 10 Days

If you've got ten days and a heart full of love, head to France for the perfect honeymoon getaway. Start in Paris, where you'll stroll shops and galleries by day and indulge in French wine at open-air cafes at night. See the Alps and tour Avignon, then end your tour on the sunny southern coast.

Drive along the Bay of Villefranche during your last day in Nice
Paris & South of France - 7 Days

This weeklong itinerary splits its time between the French Riviera and the City of Lights for a great introduction to France. Starting in Nice, you'll explore on your own before a local guide shows you around Monaco, Cannes, and Antibes (to name a few). Then, fly to Paris where you'll cruise along the Seine, skip the line at Versailles, and summit the Eiffel Tower—at sunset!—to complete the adventure.

La Grande Fontaine in Saint-Paul de Vence
Ultimate French Riviera Road Trip - 5 Days

This relaxed, self-drive itinerary travels through some of the best coastal and countryside villages in the French Riviera. Starting and ending in Nice, you'll experience Mediterranean beaches, medieval architecture, local markets, perfumeries, and even hiking trails in the nearby mountains (if you so choose). Stay at a different scenic destination each night for a road-trip adventure you won't soon forget!