DOCUMENTARIES > TRAVEL > France : Soaring with the Senses

Classic adventure through modern France. The brilliance of its culture, cuisine and country side, including a barge trip along the Canal du Midi. Characters such as Maurice Herzog and super-chef Paul Bocuse.

Journey by France's latest triumph of technology to the Mediteranean island of Corsica, and fly by hot air balloon across the chateaux of Loire Valley.

Bastille Day celebrations in Paris with mighty military parades and cosmic concerts (Jean-Michel Jarre), culminating in a climb up Mont Blanc and a parapente flight through the French Alps.