Win a Summer Road Trip in France!

Press release

Win a Summer Road Trip in France from Auto Europe and the French Tourism Board

Portland, ME May 17, 2017 – Beginning today, entries are being collected for a Weekend Road Trip in France! One lucky winner will win a golf weekend in France complete with a round of golf, two nights’ accommodations and a luxury car rental from sponsors Auto Europe & Atout France. This sweepstakes allows the winner to cultivate a true Ryder Cup Experience as the round of golf will be played at the prestigious Albatros Golf course at Le Golf National, host to the 2018 Ryder Cup.

In addition to the sweepstakes Auto Europe and Atout France have collaborated to create four unique road trip guides to exploring France this summer. Each Drive to Discover itinerary highlights a different authentic French experience allowing travelers to enjoy a multi-day tour that incorporates French traditions with an exciting self-drive adventure. From chateaux and famous vineyards to history, golf, and must-see sights, these guides offer travelers the opportunity to travel beyond popular attractions to see, experience and of course taste the best of France!

Touring the South of France

Travelers will discover the world of wine, fortresses, and chateaux, seaside towns and unspoiled villages with this guide to touring the south of France.

A Bordeaux Wine Tour

This 6-day itinerary takes travelers on a round trip adventure from Bordeaux to 6 distinct and famous areas in the Bordeaux wine region!

WWI & Culinary History of the Champagne Region
This self-drive history tour of France is both a WWI Centennial and culinary guide to the Champagne region. Travelers will split their time between visiting sites of remembrance from the Great War and sampling the delights of the areas historic champagne houses and food manufactures.

Golf Holiday along the Atlantic Coast

There’s a reason why the Ryder Cup will be played in northern France next year, the courses in the area are both challenging and stunning! This golf holiday itinerary features 7 of the most dramatic courses in northern France.

About Atout France

The offices of Atout France are responsible for promoting France as a tourist destination in the various markets, grouped into major geographical areas of operation, on the basis of annual action plans. They are involved in all areas of tourism promotion (information to the public, press relations, commercial promotion, etc.) Atout France has operations on all 5 continents, with 33 offices in 31 countries.

Auto Europe

With over 60 years of experience in the rental car industry, Auto Europe specializes in helping travelers find the best car rental rates in Europe and other popular destinations around the world. Auto Europe’s deep understanding of the complexities of renting cars abroad paired with their knowledgeable team of rental specialists (available 24/7) allows Auto Europe to provide travelers with the highest quality service in the industry before, during and after their rental. To find the best rate on a car rental for your next trip abroad or to learn more about renting a car in Europe visit


Jennifer McLean
Atout France - France Tourism Development Agency