Fully Hosted & Guided Tours in France

Exploring the France we love

Small group tours for discerning travellers who wish to be immersed in the traditions and customs of this wonderful country as well as explore the history, architecture, landscapes & culture. We work with local knowledgeable and educated hosts and guides that are passionate about the region you will be travelling through, often offering personal insight for a truly memorable experience.

Highlights of Southwest France
~ Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrennes plus Carcassone

26th Aug to 4th Sept, and 17th to 26th September 2020

Savour the finer things in life on this journey of discovery. Travelling from Bordeaux, we experience  the region’s gastronomic gems – oysters, ham, wine and truffles – over soaring mountains, along the Atlantic coast, through river valleys and the foothills of the Pyrennes. Explore fortified castles, enchanting chateaux and UNESCO-protected Lascaux Cave – once populated by past civilizations.

$5300 per person, twin share

Highlights of the Northwest France
~ Normandy and Brittany

4th to 11th September 2020

Step into a land of renowned artists and royal crusaders, hilltop monasteries and valley castles. Experience France’s dramatic northern regions from the windswept shores of the D-Day landings site to centuries-old villages with cobbles and timber houses, and the spectacular gardens of idyllic chateaux, while enjoying local and home-grown delicacies.

$4600 per person, twin share

WWI Western Front
- from The Somme to Amiens and Ypres

25th to 29th August, and 22nd to 26th September 2020

A personalised experience that is as unforgettable as it is enlightening. A  moving and informative tour with a focus on the major areas of British and Commonwealth involvement. Private time to pay respects at your relatives’ graves, see memorials of your country’s fallen, and attend the playing of the Last Post under the famous Menin Gate.

$1600 per person, twin share

A Christmas Tradition - Alsace

6th to 10th December 2020

Christmas markets,  traditional crafts, tasty winter treats, twinkling lights and hopefully – snow!  The dream of a Northern Hemisphere traditional Christmas, which the Alsace region of France offers, in abundance. Some of the most magical Christmas sights, quaint medieval villages, with plenty of Christmas cheer and atmosphere to share!

$2800 per person, twin share

Highlights of Southern France
~ Provence and Cote d'Azure

7th to 15th September 2020

Glamorous coastlines, picturesque village and stunning mountain scenery – all inspiring to artists past and present.  Experience the diverse and dramatic beauty of this region, the idyllic lifestyle and an insight to the iconic artists allured by these stunning landscapes, and the artistry created….be it fragrance, produce, or paint.

$5300 per person, twin share

The Best of Provence
~ Luberon Valley

7 day tour - dates to suit

A combination of full and half day excursions, experiencing all that is Provencal. The beauty of quaint perched villages, rolling hills of violet lavender fields, vineyards, award winning wines and cuisine, markets, art, antiques, arenas and aqueducts.

From €1600 per person, twin share

Provence Walking tour

Self-guided 7 days - Pick your own dates

North Vaucluse – one  of the less visited parts of Provence –  jagged mountains cloaked in oak and pine forests, clusters of  ‘ruined’ medieval castles, and delightful villages concealed within a network of  vineyards and Vaison-La-Romaine, the ‘Pompei of France’ with Roman excavations.
Grade 4:  10 to 16 kms per day – orientation requires previous experience and some long and steep climbs.

€1600 per person, twin share

The Best of Provence
~ Cycle tour

8 day tour - dates to suit

Following the well-worn paths, trails and winding road, with a strong historical heritage of culture and lifestyle, touring with the assistance of an e-bike, the  landscape, the festivals, colourful markets, and ‘perche’ villages are all within reach.

From €1700 per person, twin share