Interview of Calparrio Travel by French District

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Calparrio Travel Agency, San Francisco, CA

Jean-François Drageon, owner of Calparrio Travel for 30 years, participated in an interview conducted by French District. Jean-François explains in his mother tongue (French) how he started out in the bay area, and how his Travel Agency evolved over the years, along with related projects.

Read the French article -> Interview – Jean-François Drageon, “L’excellence pour tout type de voyage” –

For English Speakers, an english interview will be conducted shortly and published in November.


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Your Perfect Ski Domain and Club Med Resort in the French Alps

An article from Forbes entitled Skiing The French Alps: Your Guide To An Unforgettable Winter Vacation, was published a year ago to promote the three largest Ski Resorts in the world, located in the French Alps.

The 3 domains in question are : Les Trois Vallees, Paradiski and Les Portes du Soleil. They have access to many pistes and therefore “offer a week’s worth of great skiing”, according to the article.

This article is worth reading before you plan your next winter vacation in the French Alps. Each Ski Resort is presented in details to help you choose the Ski Domain that will answer your needs and expectations.

To complete this article, Calparrio Travel recommends the best Club Med Resorts for each Ski Domain :

Les portes du soleil – Avoriaz
Club Med Avoriaz : family friendly / ski in, ski out
Les 3 vallées – Meribel and Val Thorens
Club Med Meribel Le Chalet : ski in, ski out / high level skiing / spa
Club Med Val Thorens Sensations : ski in, ski out / high level skiing / spa
Paradiski – La Plagne
Club Med La Plagne 2100 : family friendly /ski in, ski out / high level skiing / spa

You have until June 24 to book your winter vacation and benefit from early booking rates ! Contact Calparrio Travel or call +1.800.FRANCE2 / +1 (415) 612-6012.

Live a Cirque du Soleil Experience in Punta Cana

This summer Punta Cana will be THE destination to enjoy over 30 activities inspired from Cirque du Soleil.

Professionals trained by Cirque du Soleil will be in charge of the activities to ensure safety and amusement to anyone – children and adults, talented or not…
For both sensation and relaxing vacation, Punta Cana in the destination to choose.

For information about Club Med Punta Cana – Contact Calparrio Travel at +1 (415) 612-6012
Club Med Punta Cana brochure is available on Calparrio Website – Click here.

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Going to San Francisco for your Next Vacation?

First, if you are going to San Francisco from Paris, it is now assured that you will board an Airbus A380. A revolution for those who were used to flying with older Airbus. The Airbus A 380 ensures a real experience even in economy class, thanks to more comfortable and large seats, as well as brand new design and technologies. In addition, the Airbus A380 linking Paris to San Francisco is a direct flight.

Get more information here.

Secondly, if you are going to San Francisco, you will enjoy both urban and nature vacation. San Francisco appeals to anybody regardless of your travel preferences. There is a reason why San Francisco is known as the second most beautiful city in the world after Paris. The video below will give you an insight into the City by the Bay.

Book your flight through Calparrio Travel’s Reservation System – Click Here ! or call  +1 (415) 612-6012
Calparrio Travel is a Travel Agency located in San Francisco California.

Travel News : the Highest Anti-Terrorist Security Plan Activated in France

If you are traveling to France, be informed that yesterday, following the Terrorist Attack in the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo Offices, the French Prime Minister launched the highest Anti-Terrorist Security Plan in the Paris / Ile-de-France Region.

Please, note that Media Institutions, Department Stores, Places of Worship and Parisian Transportation are now under enhanced protection.

All available forces have been mobilized, and civilian and military reinforcements have been deployed as part of the Anti-Terrorist Security Plan.

Every means have been taken to track and arrest the perpetrators.


Calparrio Travel, Sponsor of the French Fair 2015

This year is the 10th Anniversary of French Fair, an annual event that honors the french businesses of the San Francisco Bay Area.


If you like France, French Culture, French Products or simply ZE French Accent, this is the event to attend. In addition, it is a Free Event !

For the occasion, Calparrio Travel is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor and to offer a Travel Prize to one of the raffle’s lucky winner.

The French Fair takes place in Palo Alto
Saturday, March 21st 2015
from 10am to 6pm

More information on

Meet Calparrio Travel and get one of these beautiful bookmarks, kindly made and offered by French Fair !