National Geographic : 1965 Apr
6 cents a mile!* For less than renting a car, the s. s. FRANCE sails you to Europe and gives you all this: 5 American breakfasts-served with a charming"bonjour, Madame, Monsieur." What a way to start the day! 5 French luncheons-with a sound red or white table wine, compliments of your hosts-at-sea . Bouillon at midmorn ing. Tea each afternoon. Quelle vie! 5 French dinners-the foods of France are unexcelled. Again, wines are on the house. The service is magnifique! French Line service-it deserves a spe cial mention because it is most special. A century of tradition makes it so. French atmosphere-the beauty of the French interiors. Elegant public rooms, library, palatial theatre. Original works of art. Deep carpeting everywhere! Spacious cabins-with generous closet space. Marvelous bathrooms with heated towels. Individual air condition ing. Private telephone! Swimming pool-sauna baths, gymna sium, golf, clay pigeon shooting, bowl ing, squash. An enormous amount of deck space. Quel plaisir! Original works of art-priceless paint ings, sculptures, tapestries, mosaics by Braque, Picasso, Utrillo, Dufy, Jean Picart le Doux, Hillaire, Idoux. Joie de vivre-the warm, gay, elegant ambiance of France. Dancing, music, new friends. Even doing nothing at all becomes a fine art! World's longest deck space-indoors and outdoors, to relax and rejuvenate. Read a good book, sip bouillon. Feel absolutely like royalty! Boutiques, coiffeur-get a Parisian hair do. Buy an elegant handbag, sweater, tie, or perfume. Naturally, everybody speaks your language well! See a marvelous movie-in the largest, most luxurious theatre afloat. It seats almost 700 people. BOOK WITH YOUR TRAVEL AGENT EARLY! DEPARTURES: New York to Southampton and Le Havre. April15*April29*May13*May27 610 Fifth Ave., New York 20, N.Y . * Based on 1/2round-trip off-season Tourist fare to Southampton-even less with 15% or 25% reduction excursion rates. OFF-SEASON RATES: Tourist for as little as $223; First Class for as little as $418.