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11 holidays found

Loire Valley holiday, Castles and Terroir

On this tailor made Loire Valley holiday we can fit in as many chateaus, sights and sipping of fine wines as you like, however this sample itinerary below has been a great favourite with guests to date. A region full of cultural heritage, fine architecture and stunning landscapes, we have chosen a 16th century water mill for you to stay in, part of a former monastery and enveloped by the Loire Valley’s natural riches. Located within walking distance of Bléré, go on walks to explore vineyard covered hills, visit chateaux such as magnificent Chenonceau, take a river barge trip on the Loire and visit the troglodytic site at “La Magnanerie de Bourré with its famous silk worm cave. At the ... Read more >
From €1,500 excluding flights

Paris city break, cultural tour

You could spend your life in Paris and never feel like you’d fully explored it. Rediscover the French capital with this guided Paris city break that allows you to live like a true Parisian. Your local guide will reveal areas hidden well away from the typical tourist trail, as well as introducing you to culinary delights that are often overlooked by visitors. A highlight of this trip is the night time tour, during which you’ll discover that night is as busy as day. Experience the magic and romance of the famous monuments illuminated at night, as they take on a whole other character. An evening at the Duc des Lombardes jazz club is a particularly atmospheric introduction to this cultural city. Read more >
From €800 excluding flights

Paris to South of France holiday, tailor made

This Paris to the south of France holiday is a tailor made trip that takes away all the hassle of creating an itinerary, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the romance, history, landscapes and cuisine of this wonderful country. We are proud of the itineraries we create for you, with the ten day one below just a suggestion of the sorts of things we recommend. We like to provide a mix of classics with contemporary, local with luxurious. With private transportation and excursions when possible, and some train travel to cover the longer distances, on France’s excellent high speed network. Starting in Paris, the capital city that is known to many as the ‘City of Love’, Parisian treats that we ... Read more >
From €2,800 excluding flights

Guadeloupe activity holiday in the Caribbean

This Guadeloupe activity holiday is a twelve day, tailor made trip for those who love to be on the water, in the water or under the water. The water being the most crystal clear Caribbean of course. With plenty of time to exercise those land legs too, hiking through its rainforest or volcanic terrain. The itinerary below is an example of adventures we recommend most highly, as we work closely with expert local guides to take you sea kayaking around Saint Francois, diving around the island’s coral reef or embarking on a catamaran cruise around the Petite-Terre archipelago. We include a car rental in this holiday package so that you can not only enjoy guided adventures but head off to the ... Read more >
From €1,287 excluding flights

Corsica tour, tailor made discovery

This Corsica tour is a tailor made tour into the heart of Corsica, staying in three places along the way in traditional, and carefully chosen guesthouses. Start by picking up a car rental at Bastia airport and then follow an itinerary that has been especially for you, taking all the planning out of an independent holiday on this idyllic Isle of Beauty, as it is often called. Some of the suggestions are in the itinerary below, with Corsican highlights including travelling from one stunning Costa Verde beach to the next, exploring medieval citadels such as Porto-Vecchio, sipping aperitifs in the ancient capital of Corte, or hiking in Paliri Mountain terrain and the Corsica Regional Nature ... Read more >
From €800 excluding flights

Normandy tour, cultural and natural riches

This Normandy tour is a carefully crafted cultural trip with a strong historical focus, visiting the five D Day Landings beaches with an expert guide and also getting au fait with the ‘belle epoque’ locations of this coastline. Starting and ending in Paris, let us organise this journey for you through some of northern France’s most fascinating areas. We recommend you stay in three different hotels: firstly in Paris, with a private airport transfer to your three star hotel; second, at a chateau hotel in Bayeux, not only famous for its Tapestry but also for being the first major town secured by the Allies. Finally, in a coastal guesthouse in the famous, traditional seaside town of ... Read more >
From €2,000 excluding flights

Provence gourmet tour in France

This Provence gourmet tour is based in the traditional Provencal village of Fuveau, which has a wonderful location between the Aix en Provence and Marseille. It also has Sainte-Victoire Mountain as a backdrop, which you can explore on a walking trip as part of this holiday, staying in a villa in the village. This is a tailor made holiday and so we can create an itinerary to suit your timeframe, however our itinerary below has been carefully crafted to make the most of our expert guides in the region, ranging from olive oil experts to a chef and sommelier who gives you a memorable foodie tour of Aix en Provence. Aix-en-Provence is a stunning town to explore with its Roman heritage, ... Read more >
From €1,500 excluding flights

Bordeaux wine tour and Bay of Arcachon holiday

This Bordeaux wine tour is a tailor made trip that takes you not only around some of the most astounding chateaus and vineyards of the region, but also out to the Arcachon coast, home to Dune du Pilat, the biggest dune in Europe. Although this is a very touristy area of France with wine lovers from around the world coming to learn about the viticulture of Bordeaux, as well as its stunning scenery, we work hard to include a real local flavour in the itinerary. From crafts people to oyster farmers, vineyard owners to enologists, you will meet some fantastic people on your trip here, starting with the hosts of your various accommodations over the ten days. We recommend staying in three ... Read more >
From €3,000 excluding flights

French Riviera tour, tailor made discovery

A French Riviera tour that is tailor made to suit your interests and timeframe, we organise everything for you from beginning to end. We recommend the eight day itinerary below as a starting point, with private excursions around great cities such as Nice and Monte Carlo, or private sailing odysseys along the Riviera coast. We have chosen two four star hotels for you to stay in during your French Riviera holiday, using Nice as a base for most of your stay, with one night in Cannes so that you can enjoy a guided tour of nearby Monaco. Although this is a luxurious trip, we endeavour to bring our guests into the real Riviera too, getting to know local people, enjoying a wine tasting, ... Read more >
From €3,000 excluding flights

Short break to Marseille, France

This short break in Marseille offers the perfect way for you to experience this fascinating historic city on the Mediterranean, surrounded by the Verduron Hills on the one hand and vibrant waterfront life on the other. So often upstaged by other Mediterranean cities, Marseille has extraordinary ancient history, formerly known as “Massalia” and is in fact, France’s oldest. Based in a homestay villa in the historic l’Estaque quarter of Marseille, overlooking the Bay of Marseille, your host also becomes your guide for the first day. She will introduce you to some of her favourite but also the city’s most famous sites. These include the impressive basilica “Bonne Mère”, Fort Saint-Jean and ... Read more >
From €1,000 excluding flights

Activity holiday in the French Alps

This eight day activity holiday in the French Alps is a tailor made trip, where we help create an itinerary for anyone wanting to have some outdoor adventures in this stunning region around Mont Blanc. The suggested itinerary below gives you an idea of some of the adventures we highly recommend, all fully guided by our expert mountain leaders. However, we are more than happy to tweak this to suit your age ranges, abilities and interests. On this holiday, we recommend two bases, the first in Chamonix which is gateway to Mont Blanc and the second, Annecy, home to the beautiful lake of the same name. Staying in small and charming locally owned hotels in both, head into the mountains on the ... Read more >
From €1,584 excluding flights
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