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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
Drive along the Bay of Villefranche during your last day in Nice
Paris & the 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!

Hilltop perched village of Gordes
Culture, Food & History of Provence - 6 Days

This six-day trip to France's famously beautiful Provence region allows you to experience its highlights. On top of touring the area's national parks and vineyards, you'll spend time in historic Marseille, plus travel around the Luberon massif, which is home to ancient hilltop villages. You'll also indulge in outdoor and gourmet excursions all while enjoying the amenities of the lavish hotels in which you'll be residing. 

Finish this French adventure with a night in Nice
Paris, Provence & the French Riviera - 10 Days

This itinerary covers a boggling number of must-see places and unique excursions for an authentic taste of French life. Over the course of 10 days, you'll enjoy the beauty of Paris with the help of a local guide before spending three nights in Aix en Provence. From here, tour the French Riviera's best seaside towns starting in Cassis and heading east to Cannes and Nice where you'll complete the adventure.