FRANCE - where love, art and pleasure are cherished national treasures. Visit the northern regions, stopping off at Chartre Cathedral and the World War II battleground of Normandy. Then on to Paris, the "city of light," and the royal palace at Versailles, where the wealth of King Louis XIV and his court is showcased. Vineyards in Champagne, Burgundy and Bordeaux supply the world with exquisite wines. Watch French chefs prepare mouth-watering delicacies. View the spectacular French Alps and the pastoral region of Provence.