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Touring France with Covid Vax Certificates, Nov 12, 2021

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Many potential visitors to France were blocked when Covid raised its nasty head and drove much of the world into lock-down, and into an understandable panic over what we know and don’t know about the pandemic. France went through 4 waves of it and 3 distinct distinct lock-down phases, as did many other countries in […]

Resuming Tours in France, August 1, 2021

Being a company that provides private tours in France to English-speaking visitors, it happened that, until this last week, the last tour that we had performed was in early March, 2020. That was a Classic Paris Luxury Tour of Champagne, and we would never have imagined then that we would not be performing another tour […]

Living with Covid in France, July 13, 2021

Last year, a bit later in the summer, France faced a Covid situation somewhat similar to what it faces today. The country had emerged from a lengthy Covid-induced lockdown, and national daily infections had been brought down from a peak of about 50,000 to below a thousand. People were enjoying a sense of liberation as […]

COVID-19 UPDATE FRANCE June 11, 2021

A vast collective sigh of relief is being expressed throughout France as of Wednesday, June 9th, the day on which the French government implemented the third step of its four-stage plan for completely lifting its COVID-19 restrictions that were imposed at the end of March. At that time the daily infections rate exceeded 50,000 new […]

COVID-19 UPDATE FRANCE MAY 23, 2021

In another sign of progress in France’s efforts to control its third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the French prime minister Jean Castex last Thursday advanced the date on which anyone aged 18 or more in France will be eligible for vaccination against the virus as of May 31st, two weeks ahead of the originally […]

France COVID 19 Update

As everywhere else, the program to vaccinate the French population has primarily been a function of the availability of the vaccines. European countries, including France, opted to coordinate and channel their vaccine procurement efforts through a single European agency, and, for reasons we will not explore here, it fell far behind the USA and UK […]