National Geographic : 1934 Apr
Somewhere in France something is calling you. the Ririera, "playground of the world, where the sea calls, and the stars call, and oh! the call of the sky!" .. Normandy, with its North Atlantic coast studded with fashionable seaside resorts. . Brittany, land of granite, covered with oak, wild scenery and spa cious, sandy beaches... Picardy,where roses are bloom ing.. Alsace-Lorraine with its picturesque architecture and chimney-nested storks.. Champagne, and the vine clad hills.. Toraine,the Chateau country, with its cen turies-old castles. .Savoy, the lofty peaks of the French Alps surrounding the world's most famous health-restor ing Spas... Provence, with its treasures of antiquity, and sunny hills immortalized by Keats... Beam, at the foot of the majestic Pyrenees, dotted with pilgrim villages dating from the Crusades... Gascony, whence came the gallant D'Artagnan of impudent mien and ready blade... Ile-de France, with Paris, just Paris...the world's garden spots are calling... your local travel agency will plan an itinerary. 610 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK England's Finest One-Day Tour Through Shakespeare's Land Stratford-on-Avon, birthplace of Shakespeare...War wick Castle, home of ancient England's most power ful family...Kenilworth Castle, the scene of Scott's great novel...all in a fascinating one-day tour! And what a pleasant, comfortable journey it is! You leave London by Paddington Station, changing later to a luxurious motor coach. For the next few hours you journey over the roads of rural England . .. the very roads that Shakespeare himself travelled time and again. You explore ancient ivy-clad castles and visit Shakespeare's birthplace and Anne Hatha way's cottage. This one-day tour will live forever in your mem ory, giving you a finer appreciation of Shakespeare's genius and a vivid picture of the historical back ground of his immortal plays. Yet the entire cost is only $9.00 first class throughout including transpor tation, motor coach, entrance fees, luncheon, tea and gratuities. Send today for literature describing the complete trip. Write any office of the American Ex press Co. or ask your local travel agent for information. GREAT WESTERN * RAILWAY * OF ENGLAND AND WALES AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. (General Agent for the U. S. A .) 65 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, N. Y. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."