Tours of France

Small Group Tours of France

Come join us on one of our small group tours of France. Each tour highlights the local history, culture and cuisine of the region visited: from villages perched on rocky hillsides to unspoiled medieval towns with no cars, from a winery visit with a private viticulturists in a five hundred-year-old cave to a talk on Joan of Arc’s last days in Rouen.  Stay in elegant inns and bed and breakfasts, enjoy gourmet dinners, and meet wonderful local people on our truly spectacular tours of France!

  • Corsica & Sardinia
    Corsica & Sardinia
    MAY 7-20, 2017
    14 DAYS | $7,890
    Experience Corsica's rugged coast, strikingly beautiful landscapes, villages perched on rocky hillsides and beautiful beaches. Travel to Sardinia to experience ancient archaeological sites, a private winery tour and the geological marvel that is the caves of Neptune.
  • Loire Valley & Champagne
    Loire Valley & Champagne
    MAY 29-JUNE 9, 2017
    13 DAYS | $7,190
    Taste the Loire's finest wines and clink your glass with private viticulturists in their five hundred-year-old caves. Follow the Champagne Route through the real Champagne, tasting as you go. Best of all, let the French show you their timeless art of la joie de vivre and how to relax in true French style.
  • Normandy & Brittany, France
    Normandy & Brittany, France
    JUNE 15-28, 2017
    14 DAYS | $7,590
    A gourmet voyage through the fascinating history of this region, from William the Conqueror's castles to Anne of Bretagne's fortress to Joan of Arc's last days in Rouen to the Allied invasion. Breton oysters and cider, Norman Calvados and Camembert.
  • Bordeaux, Dordogne & Languedoc
    Bordeaux, Dordogne & Languedoc
    SEPTEMBER 19-OCTOBER 2, 2017
    14 DAYS | $6,990
    This France tour features the best wines and gastronomic cuisine, idyllic hilltop villages, optional balloon ride, underground boat ride, prehistoric cave paintings, historic castles and unspoiled medieval towns with no cars, warm friendly hosts, the art of Toulouse-Lautrec.
  • The French and Italian Riviera & Cinque Terre
    The French and Italian Riviera & Cinque Terre
    OCTOBER 1-14, 2017
    14 DAYS | $7,890
    Medieval hilltop villages, Pastis on your veranda overlooking the Mediterranean, Chagall’s art in Saint Paul de Vence, the flowers of Provence, the pink and yellow houses of Portofino, Cinque Terre’s striking cliffs, the incredible beauty of the Côte d’Azur.
  • Burgundy & Provence, France
    Burgundy & Provence, France
    OCTOBER 3-16, 2017
    14 DAYS | $7,890
    Great white wines of Burgundy and reds of the Côtes du Rhône, renowned gastronomy of Lyon, sensuous aromas of Provence, all combined with ancient Roman, medieval and Renaissance architecture and humble villages along the Rhône Valley.

Past France Tours

Although the following France tours are not being offered this year, they are still available for custom tour requests. You are also welcome to let us know if you think any of these should be on our schedule for next year!

  • Loire Valley France Culinary Tour
    Loire Valley France Culinary Tour
    Join us on a culinary adventure to the Loire Valley France. Experience the local cuisine and the finest wines. Gastronomic dinners are interspersed with excursions into local history and culture.
  • Corsica, French Riviera & Tuscan Coast
    Corsica, French Riviera & Tuscan Coast
    Experience Corsica's rugged coast, strikingly beautiful landscapes, villages perched on rocky hillsides and beautiful beaches. Since Corsica is situated in between the Italian coast of Tuscany and the southern French Riviera, we decided to start and end the tour on each of these beautiful coasts.
  • Southern France & Northern Italy Tour
    Southern France & Northern Italy Tour
    Medieval hilltop villages, cappuccino in Venice, Pastis on your veranda overlooking the Mediterranean, Valpolicella at a trattoria on Lake Como, the pink and yellow houses of Portofino, Juliet's balcony in Verona, Chagall's art in St. Paul de Vence.

About our tours of France: All of our France tours are for small groups of 6 – 16 travelers. Our tours are aimed at experiencing and enjoying regional culture. As such, for each of our tours of France we hand-select the most fascinating, fun, and culturally rich destinations and activities that a given region has to offer.