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The absolutely best Loire Valley tours 

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Centre, Tours in France
The absolutely best Loire Valley tours 

The Loire Valley is peppered with chateaux of all shapes and sizes and if you love castles – there’s no better place to explore. The Loire Valley is also home to magnificent vineyards, glorious countryside, enchanting little villages, historic cities and fabulous markets. It’s known as the garden of France, the Valley of the Kings […]

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The best culture and gastronomy tour of Provence

Written by on November 13, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
The best culture and gastronomy tour of Provence

June is when the lavender begins to bloom in Provence, the sunflowers start to awaken and the last of the poppies are still nodding their heads in the warm summer breeze. It’s also the perfect time to take a gastronomic tour of Provence and experience the beautiful sights before the crowds of high summer arrive. […]

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A most delicious Truffle tour of Provence

Written by on November 10, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
A most delicious Truffle tour of Provence

It’s the perfect way to start the new year – a truffle tour of Provence… Provence in January – it must be truffle time! Christmas is over, New Year’s Eve has been and gone but the best is still to come! In January, you can join a fabulous and unique tour of Provence. One where […]

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Campervan tours in the south of France in Winter

Written by on October 11, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Ski, Tours in France
Campervan tours in the south of France in Winter

It’s entirely possible to enjoy sun in the morning and snow in the afternoon in the far south of France says Andrew Cook of Cookies Campers. He shares his top tips for a sun/ski winter combo break on the Cote d’Azur, just 90 minutes drive from Nice. It’s Nice to have both worlds Cookies Campers […]

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Estaing Aveyron one of the most beautiful villages in France

Written by on October 4, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Estaing Aveyron one of the most beautiful villages in France

Estaing in Aveyron, lies at the foot of the Aubrac Mountains, at the mouth of the river that runs through the gorges of Lot. A picture-postcard village that is classified as one of the “most beautiful villages of France”, it’s about 25km from Rodez. What to see in the captivating village of Estaing Averyon Estaing […]

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The Very Best Provence Wine Tour

Written by on September 22, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France, Wine and Drinks
The Very Best Provence Wine Tour

Join a totally unique and utterly wonderful wine tour in Provence that’s like no other! It includes vineyard visits, wine tasting, delicious dishes and, the piece de resistance, a fabulous grape stomp – guaranteed to channel your inner “I Love Lucy”! Provence Wine Tour This is a wine tour in Provence that’s like no other. It […]

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Unique Gypsy Jazz tour in the south of France

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Unique Gypsy Jazz tour in the south of France

To many, the sound of gypsy jazz, or Jazz manouche in French, is the quintessential sound of France. Upbeat, uplifting, joyful and oh so French. When you hear the lilting music, it instantly conjures up an image in your mind of a 2cv clattering down an empty road, chickens at the window, sunflowers in the […]

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Join a Unique, luxury tour through Burgundy and Provence

Written by on September 8, 2017 in Burgundy, Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Join a Unique, luxury tour through Burgundy and Provence

  Join a once in a lifetime experience. Exclusive, luxurious with the best French wines, gourmet food and Michelin star restaurants in enchanting Burgundy and Provence. This is a 6 star trip for those who really want to experience the luxury lifestyle. Don’t expect a regular cruise with half a day at a port here […]

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Atelier d’Ofard wallpaper makers extraordinaire in Tours

Written by on September 3, 2017 in Art and Artists, Centre, Tours in France
Atelier d’Ofard wallpaper makers extraordinaire in Tours

In days long gone, wallpaper was made by hand. It was time consuming and specialist and these days wallpaper is made by machines. But, there are still two companies left in France where the 17th century hand and wood block form of printing is still used as it has been for hundreds of years. Atelier […]

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Join the Perfect Provence Lavender and cultural tour 2018

Join the Perfect Provence Lavender and cultural tour 2018

The photos show the colours of the lavender growing in its gorgeous surroundings in Provence but there’s nothing quite like seeing it – and sniffing it – in person… Go in June to enjoy the lavender fields before the summer crowds arrive. At this time of the year the purple flowers begin to share their […]

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