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On this trip report Annie takes you on a quest for the Maid of Orĺéans with her guest Kim Loftus. We are searching for Joan of Arc in rural France and discuss many of the must-see sites related to this world-famous heroine.Going to Normandy and Brittany with extended family? Carrie has a lot of good insights for you!Going to Normandy and looking for exciting things to do? Consider driving the Normandy Cider Route and enjoy great cider, poiré, and calvados!Thinking about a visit to Etretat? This episode lists all the things you need to know!Overview of Operation Overlord and the Battle of Normandy so you can enjoy your visit and be in a position to visualize the amazing feats of courage that took place where you'll be standing. You really want to see the Mont-Saint-Michel next time you visit Paris? And you want to do this in one day? Yes it's possible and we explain how in this episode. What's the best strategy to visit the Mont Saint Michel in peace? Hint: at times it is so crowded that it's the least attractive place on earth despite its natural beauty!In this episode Elyse and Annie discuss the essentials of Mont Saint Michel history so you can understand some of the complexity of this amazing site, listed as one of the seven wonders of the world.Is it easy to get to Giverny from Paris? Yes! Elyse and Annie explain how. On this episode we also explain what do you need to know before you go so you enjoy it to the fullest.Going to Brittany as a family? Matt has some great suggestions for you, several we're sure you've never heard about!