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2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates & 2019 Tour Prices

2019 PROVENCE DATES    •    2019 LOIRE VALLEY DATES   •    2019 BORDEAUX DATES   •    2019 WINTER PROVENCE

2019 Winner! 3rd Consecutive Year!


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France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices


Inspiring Itineraries  •  Exceptional Quality  •  Excellent Value!

  • 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour PricesFrance Off the Beaten Path is American owned and operated, and we live in France, putting us in a very unique position to be able to share the BEST of France that can only be achieved by living and working locally.
  • In 2019, we celebrate 25 years leading small group tours exclusively in France!
  • By living and working locally in France, and having 25 years of established relationships with local professionals who over the years have become personal friends, we SAVE travelers as much as 50% with our tour prices, compared to offerings from other non-France and France tour based companies, as well as multi-destination tour companies competing in the same tour market.
  • Not only have we negotiated the best prices for every component of our tours, because we’re working with local friends, but we also include unique and personalized experiences only available to our tour guests; thanks to our local friends.
  • Since we live in country, we don’t have to budget international flight costs, lodging, food, and other expenses for tour guides into tour prices, giving us leverage to pass on big savings to tour guests!
  • We create the perfect balance between the Anglophone service expectation and French culture to ensure memorable experiences, satisfaction, and enjoyment for travelers!
  • Since our sole focus and specialty is dedicated to small group travel in France, our tours introduce travelers to exceptional “insider” experiences that far exceed expectations every time!
  • By including most everything in our prices, there are NEVER any hidden out-of-pocket expenses to worry about, making it easy for travelers to organize their travel budget in advance, and putting travelers at ease to truly focus on enjoying their tour experience!
  • Our exclusive relationships with every one of our vendors in France, who are personal friends, make these tours truly trips of a lifetime!
  • We are proud to be recommended by BEST selling travel author PJ Adams, and named travelers #1 choice for group travel for more than two decades!

 


2019 – PROVENCE TOUR DATES & PRICES
Provence Tour Summary    •    Provence Itinerary    •   Tour Price Includes    •    Provence FAQ    •    The Hotel

2019 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards – “Boutique French Tour Operator of the Year 2019!”

  • Provence Tour Dates, Prices2018 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “BEST Boutique French Tour Operator!”
  • 2017 Winner! “LUXTourism Awards “BEST French Touring Company!”
  • Named “One of the Best” By Conde Nast Traveler
  • Featured on Conde Nast Traveler’s “Editor’s Pick List
  • Featured National Geographic Walk of a Lifetime
  • Featured in USA Today Travel Tips
  • Featured in Best of France Travel Guide
  • Named “Best of Provence” -Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

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2019 – PROVENCE TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2019 Tour BEFORE March 15, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2019 Provence Tour Price – US$3,298 per person double/twin occupancy INSTEAD of US$3,998 per person when booking BEFORE March 15, 2019!  
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$480. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our PROVENCE TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our PROVENCE TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

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France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – PROVENCE TOUR DATES 

  • April 23-28 – More Than Half Full
  • April 30 – May 5 – More Than Half Full
  • May 7-12 – Sold Out!
  • May 14-19 – More Than Half Full
  • May 21-26 – Sold Out!
  • May 28-June 2 – Almost Full
  • June 4-9 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • June 11-16 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • June 18-23 – (lavender season) – More Than Half Full
  • June 25-30 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • July 2-7 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • July 9-14 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • July 16-21 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • July 23-28 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • July 30-August 4 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • August 6-11 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • August 27-September 1 – More Than Half Full
  • September 3-8 – More Than Half Full
  • September 10-15 – Almost Full
  • September 17-22 – Sold Out!
  • September 24-29 – Sold Out!
  • October 1-6 – Half Full
  • October 8-13 – Half Full
  • October 15-20 – Sold Out!

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.


2019 – LAVENDER SEASON Tours IN PROVENCE — To ensure to see lavender on one of our 2019 Provence Tours, travelers need to book one of the following 2019 Provence tour dates:  June 4-9, June 11-16, June 18-23, June 25-30, July 2-7, July 9-14, July 16-21, July 23-28, July 30-August 4, August 6-11 (end of lavender). During lavender season, our morning Luberon village to village walk is replaced by our morning lavender trail walk through picturesque lavender fields and villages of the Valensole plateau

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – PROVENCE TOUR PRICE INCLUDES…

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout our Provence tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Provence Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Provence Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Provence-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of Provence, France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at CONDE NAST recommended boutique Hotel Gounod in historical St. Remy de Provence, and is owned and operated by our personal friend Karine.
  • 11 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners.
  • All premium Provence wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all activities and excursions detailed in our Provence Tour itinerary.
  • Provence Tour Includes roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Marseille Airport at 1:30 pm and from Avignon TGV rail station at 4 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Marseille Airport for 9 am arrival and to Avignon TGV rail station for noon arrival, followed by drop-off at Avignon Centre station on Day 6.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– OTBP Provence Tour is designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — the Active and Occasional Walker, and travelers of all ability levels. If you’re not a walker at all, enjoy shuttling to all activities, excursions and meals on our comfortable 18-seater air-conditioned Mercedes Sprinters.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROVENCE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, airfare/train fare to the starting point to begin the tour at Avignon TGV rail station or Marseille airport, one lunch, two dinners, personal purchases.

Authentic Provence Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing Provence like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 Provence Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers & Hotel

  • Tour Begins and Ends – We provide complimentary transfers to/from both locations — Avignon TGV Rail Station and Marseille Airport on Day 1 and Day 6 of the Tour.

DAY 1 TRANSFER — We provide a 1:30 pm transfer from Marseille Airport and a 4 pm transfer from AVIGNON TGV Rail Station.

DAY 6 TRANSFER — We provide a 9 AM drop-off arrival at Marseille Airport and a 12 pm (Noon) drop-off arrival at AVIGNON TGV Rail Station followed by drop-off at Avignon Centre rail station.

  • Group size – Maximum 16 guests per tour date.
  • Walkers & Non-Walkers – This tour is designed for and caters to BOTH walkers and non-walkers alike. Multiple daily options are available for ALL guests!
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Provence Tour Hotel 

Walking Rating – (walks are designed for interested guests of all walking abilities/interests)

  • Activity Level:  Walkers – 80% Easy, 20% Moderate.  Non-Walkers – 100% Easy.
  • Daily Mileage of Scheduled Walks:  2 – 6 mi
  • Daily Walking Time: 1.5-2.5 hrs

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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2019 Tour Price

2019 – PROVENCE TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2019 Tour BEFORE March 15, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2019 Provence Tour Price – US$3,298 per person double/twin occupancy INSTEAD of US$3,998 per person when booking BEFORE March 15, 2019!  
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$480. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our PROVENCE TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our PROVENCE TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

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2019 Tour Dates

2019 – PROVENCE TOUR DATES 

  • April 23-28 – More Than Half Full
  • April 30 – May 5 – More Than Half Full
  • May 7-12 – Sold Out!
  • May 14-19 – More Than Half Full
  • May 21-26 – Sold Out!
  • May 28-June 2 – Almost Full
  • June 4-9 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • June 11-16 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • June 18-23 – (lavender season) – More Than Half Full
  • June 25-30 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • July 2-7 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • July 9-14 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • July 16-21 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • July 23-28 – (lavender season) – Almost Full
  • July 30-August 4 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • August 6-11 – (lavender season) – Sold Out!
  • August 27-September 1 – More Than Half Full
  • September 3-8 – More Than Half Full
  • September 10-15 – Almost Full
  • September 17-22 – Sold Out!
  • September 24-29 – Sold Out!
  • October 1-6 – Half Full
  • October 8-13 – Half Full
  • October 15-20 – Sold Out!

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.


2019 – LAVENDER SEASON Tours IN PROVENCE — To ensure to see lavender on one of our 2019 Provence Tours, travelers need to book one of the following 2019 Provence tour dates:  June 4-9, June 11-16, June 18-23, June 25-30, July 2-7, July 9-14, July 16-21, July 23-28, July 30-August 4, August 6-11 (end of lavender). During lavender season, our morning Luberon village to village walk is replaced by our morning lavender trail walk through picturesque lavender fields and villages of the Valensole plateau

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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Price Includes

2019 – PROVENCE TOUR PRICE INCLUDES…

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout our Provence tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Provence Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Provence Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Provence-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of Provence, France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at CONDE NAST recommended boutique Hotel Gounod in historical St. Remy de Provence, and is owned and operated by our personal friend Karine.
  • 11 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners.
  • All premium Provence wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all activities and excursions detailed in our Provence Tour itinerary.
  • Provence Tour Includes roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Marseille Airport at 1:30 pm and from Avignon TGV rail station at 4 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Marseille Airport for 9 am arrival and to Avignon TGV rail station for noon arrival, followed by drop-off at Avignon Centre station on Day 6.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– OTBP Provence Tour is designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — the Active and Occasional Walker, and travelers of all ability levels. If you’re not a walker at all, enjoy shuttling to all activities, excursions and meals on our comfortable 18-seater air-conditioned Mercedes Sprinters.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROVENCE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, airfare/train fare to the starting point to begin the tour at Avignon TGV rail station or Marseille airport, one lunch, two dinners, personal purchases.

Authentic Provence Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing Provence like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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Transfers & Hotel Info

2019 Provence Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers & Hotel

  • Tour Begins and Ends – We provide complimentary transfers to/from both locations — Avignon TGV Rail Station and Marseille Airport on Day 1 and Day 6 of the Tour.

DAY 1 TRANSFER — We provide a 1:30 pm transfer from Marseille Airport and a 4 pm transfer from AVIGNON TGV Rail Station.

DAY 6 TRANSFER — We provide a 9 AM drop-off arrival at Marseille Airport and a 12 pm (Noon) drop-off arrival at AVIGNON TGV Rail Station followed by drop-off at Avignon Centre rail station.

  • Group size – Maximum 16 guests per tour date.
  • Walkers & Non-Walkers – This tour is designed for and caters to BOTH walkers and non-walkers alike. Multiple daily options are available for ALL guests!
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Provence Tour Hotel 

Walking Rating – (walks are designed for interested guests of all walking abilities/interests)

  • Activity Level:  Walkers – 80% Easy, 20% Moderate.  Non-Walkers – 100% Easy.
  • Daily Mileage of Scheduled Walks:  2 – 6 mi
  • Daily Walking Time: 1.5-2.5 hrs

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Cancellation Policy

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices


2019 – LOIRE VALLEY GOURMET TOUR DATES & PRICES
Loire Tour Summary
     •    Loire Valley Itinerary     •   Tour Price Includes     •    Loire Tour FAQ     •    The Hotel

2019 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards – “Boutique French Tour Operator of the Year 2019!”

  • 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices2018 Winner!LUX Tourism Awards “BEST Boutique French Tour Operator!”
  • 2017 Winner! “LUX Tourism Awards “BEST French Touring Company!”
  • Featured in Best Selling Author PJ Adams Travel Series Book – Intoxicating Greater Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!
  • Featured “Best Active, Cultural Loire Valley Tour” by Travel & Leisure
  • Featured on Conde Nast Traveler’s “Editor’s Pick List
  • Featured in USA Today Travel Tips

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2019 – LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2019 Tour BEFORE March 15, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2019 Loire Valley Tour Price  US$3,098 per person INSTEAD of US$3,798 per person when booking BEFORE March 15, 2019.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$620. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

Trustpilot Says Guests Love Our Loire Valley Tours! Independent Reviews from Loire Valley Tour Guests…

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – LOIRE VALLEY DATES

  • May 21-26 – Sold Out!
  • May 28-June 2 – Almost Full
  • June 11-16 – Sold Out!
  • June 18-23 – More Than Half Full
  • June 25-30 – Sold Out!
  • July 23-28 – More Than Half Full
  • September 10-15 – Almost Full
  • September 17-22 – Almost Full

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – LOIRE VALLEY Tour Price Includes…

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout the tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Loire Valley Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Loire Valley-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at 4-Star boutique Hotel Le Pavillon des Lys in historical Amboise, and is owned and operated by our personal friends Guillaume & Julia.
  • 9 Meals Included + 1 hosted cocktail evening of regional specialties Included – 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Regional Specialty Cocktail, 3 dinners.
  • All premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all castle tours, activities, and excursions detailed in the itinerary.
  • Roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Amboise rail station at 3 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Amboise rail station for 11:15 am arrival.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– Designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — this is a leisure walking tour.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, roundtrip train fare to/from the starting/ending point for the tour in Amboise, three lunches, two dinners, personal purchases.

HOT AIR BALLOONING is NOT part of our Loire Valley tour itinerary. Hot Air Ballooning is available as an optional excursion on one of your free evenings, and we can book it on your behalf. There is an additional fee for the ballooning excursion. We work with a local friend who is a professional, licensed ballooning pilot, and owns his own ballooning excursion company. We’ve been working with him for 15 years, and he’s the best in the region!

Authentic Loire Valley Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing the Loire Valley like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – Loire Valley Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers & Hotel

  • Tour Begins and Ends – We provide a complimentary group pick-up at Amboise Rail Station in Amboise, France at 3 PM on Day 1 and a group transfer to Amboise rail station for an 11:15 AM arrival on Day 6. Earlier and later transfers to Amboise rail station can be organized on request.
  • Group size – Maximum 14-16 guests per tour date.
  • Multiple Daily options are available for all guests on France Off the Beaten Path tours.
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Loire Valley Tour Hotel

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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2019 Tour Price

2019 – LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2019 Tour BEFORE March 15, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2019 Loire Valley Tour Price  US$3,098 per person INSTEAD of US$3,798 per person when booking BEFORE March 15, 2019.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$620. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

Trustpilot Says Guests Love Our Loire Valley Tours! Independent Reviews from Loire Valley Tour Guests…

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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2019 Tour Dates

2019 – LOIRE VALLEY DATES

  • May 21-26 – Sold Out!
  • May 28-June 2 – Almost Full
  • June 11-16 – Sold Out!
  • June 18-23 – More Than Half Full
  • June 25-30 – Sold Out!
  • July 23-28 – More Than Half Full
  • September 10-15 – Almost Full
  • September 17-22 – Almost Full

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.

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Price Includes

2019 – LOIRE VALLEY Tour Price Includes…

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout the tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Loire Valley Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Loire Valley-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at 4-Star boutique Hotel Le Pavillon des Lys in historical Amboise, and is owned and operated by our personal friends Guillaume & Julia.
  • 9 Meals Included + 1 hosted cocktail evening of regional specialties Included – 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Regional Specialty Cocktail, 3 dinners.
  • All premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all castle tours, activities, and excursions detailed in the itinerary.
  • Roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Amboise rail station at 3 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Amboise rail station for 11:15 am arrival.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– Designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — this is a leisure walking tour.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, roundtrip train fare to/from the starting/ending point for the tour in Amboise, three lunches, two dinners, personal purchases.

HOT AIR BALLOONING is NOT part of our Loire Valley tour itinerary. Hot Air Ballooning is available as an optional excursion on one of your free evenings, and we can book it on your behalf. There is an additional fee for the ballooning excursion. We work with a local friend who is a professional, licensed ballooning pilot, and owns his own ballooning excursion company. We’ve been working with him for 15 years, and he’s the best in the region!

Authentic Loire Valley Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing the Loire Valley like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!

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Transfers & Hotel Info

2019 – Loire Valley Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers & Hotel

  • Tour Begins and Ends – We provide a complimentary group pick-up at Amboise Rail Station in Amboise, France at 3 PM on Day 1 and a group transfer to Amboise rail station for an 11:15 AM arrival on Day 6. Earlier and later transfers to Amboise rail station can be organized on request.
  • Group size – Maximum 14-16 guests per tour date.
  • Multiple Daily options are available for all guests on France Off the Beaten Path tours.
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Loire Valley Tour Hotel

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Cancellation Policy

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices


2019 – Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion TOUR DATES & PRICES
Bordeaux Tour Summary    •    Bordeaux Itinerary    •   Price Includes    •    Bordeaux FAQ    •    The Hotel

2019 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards – “Boutique French Tour Operator of the Year 2019!”

  • 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices2018 Winner!LUX Tourism Awards “BEST Boutique French Tour Operator!”
  • 2017 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “BEST French Touring Company!”
  • Named a “Forbes Favorite” by Forbes Traveler Magazine
  • Featured on Conde Nast Traveler’s “Editor’s Pick List”
  • Named “Best Wine Tours in France” by eHow.com
  • Named “Best of Bordeaux” -Andrew Harper Hideaway Report
  • Featured National Geographic Walk of a Lifetime
  • Featured in USA Today Travel Tips

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2019 – BORDEAUX, Arcachon, Saint Emilion TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2019 Tour BEFORE March 15, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2019 Bordeaux Tour Price – US$4,098 per person INSTEAD of US$4,798 per person when booking BEFORE March 15, 2019.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$925. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our BORDEAUX TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our BORDEAUX TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

Trustpilot Says Guests Love Our Tours! Based on Verified Independent Tour Reviews!

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion Tour Dates

  • September 17-22 – More Than Half Full
  • September 24-29 – Almost Full
  • October 1-6 – Sold Out!

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion Tour Price Includes:

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout the tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Bordeaux Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Bordeaux-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at CONDE NAST recommended luxury boutique Hotel de Seze.
  • 10 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners.
  • All “Grand Cru” wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all activities and excursions detailed in the itinerary.
  • Roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Bordeaux St. Jean rail station and Merignac airport at 3 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Bordeaux St. Jean Rail station and Merignac airport for 11:30 am arrival.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– Designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — the Active and Occasional Walker, and travelers of all ability levels. If you’re not a walker at all, enjoy shuttling to all activities, excursions and meals on our comfortable air-conditioned Mercedes Sprinters.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, airfare/train fare to/from the starting/ending point for the tour in Bordeaux, one lunch, three dinners, personal purchases.

Authentic Bordeaux Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing Bordeaux, Arcachon, and Saint Emilion like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – BORDEAUX Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers & Hotel

  • Tour Begins and Ends – We provide group transfers to/from Bordeaux St. Jean Rail Station and Merignac Airport in Bordeaux, France at 3 PM on Day 1 and at 11:30 AM on Day 6 of the tour.
  • Group size – Maximum 12-14 guests per tour date.
  • Walkers & Non-Walkers – *Featuring daily options for BOTH walkers and non-walkers!*
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Bordeaux Tour Hotel 

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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2019 Tour Price

2019 – BORDEAUX, Arcachon, Saint Emilion TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2019 Tour BEFORE March 15, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2019 Bordeaux Tour Price – US$4,098 per person INSTEAD of US$4,798 per person when booking BEFORE March 15, 2019.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$925. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our BORDEAUX TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our BORDEAUX TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

Trustpilot Says Guests Love Our Tours! Based on Verified Independent Tour Reviews!

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2019 Tour Dates

2019 Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion Tour Dates

  • September 17-22 – More Than Half Full
  • September 24-29 – Almost Full
  • October 1-6 – Sold Out!

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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Price Includes

2019 Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion Tour Price Includes:

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout the tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Bordeaux Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Bordeaux-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at CONDE NAST recommended luxury boutique Hotel de Seze.
  • 10 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners.
  • All “Grand Cru” wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all activities and excursions detailed in the itinerary.
  • Roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Bordeaux St. Jean rail station and Merignac airport at 3 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Bordeaux St. Jean Rail station and Merignac airport for 11:30 am arrival.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– Designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — the Active and Occasional Walker, and travelers of all ability levels. If you’re not a walker at all, enjoy shuttling to all activities, excursions and meals on our comfortable air-conditioned Mercedes Sprinters.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, airfare/train fare to/from the starting/ending point for the tour in Bordeaux, one lunch, three dinners, personal purchases.

Authentic Bordeaux Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing Bordeaux, Arcachon, and Saint Emilion like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!

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Transfers & Hotel Info

2019 – BORDEAUX Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers & Hotel

  • Tour Begins and Ends – We provide group transfers to/from Bordeaux St. Jean Rail Station and Merignac Airport in Bordeaux, France at 3 PM on Day 1 and at 11:30 AM on Day 6 of the tour.
  • Group size – Maximum 12-14 guests per tour date.
  • Walkers & Non-Walkers – *Featuring daily options for BOTH walkers and non-walkers!*
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Bordeaux Tour Hotel 

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Cancellation Policy

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

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2019 – “Provence In Your Plate” Off-Season Gourmet Foodie TOUR DATES & PRICES
Tour Itinerary  •  Tour Price Includes  •  The Hotel  •  Provence in Your Plate® Tour Brochure (Adobe pdf)

2019 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards – “Boutique French Tour Operator of the Year 2019!”

  • 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Dates2018 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “BEST Boutique French Tour Operator!”
  • 2017 Winner! “LUX Tourism Awards “BEST French Touring Company!”
  • Named a “Forbes Favorite” by Forbes Traveler Magazine
  • Featured on Conde Nast Traveler’s “Editor’s Pick List
  • Featured in USA Today Travel Tips

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2019 – “Provence In Your Plate” WINTER-Season Gourmet Foodie TOUR PRICE 

  • 2019 “Provence In Your Plate” Winter Tour Price – US$3,698 per person.  Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to book this tour.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$480. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our PROVENCE IN YOUR PLATE OFF-SEASON GOURMET FOODIE TOUR BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 “Provence In Your Plate” Off-Season Tour Dates

  • No More 2019 Dates Available

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – “Provence In Your Plate” Tour Price Includes…

  • This exclusive small group, Provence In Your Plate Culinary, Foodie & Wine Tour is led by our stellar, professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides, all of whom work exclusively for OTBP, are UNESCO award winners, Recognized Contributors to Provence Guide Books, published writers and one is the elected Tourist Office President of one of Provence’s best loved towns. Our Tour guides are professional France history and Provence specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights at 1 Premiere Inn in St. Remy de Provence.  — NO HOTEL HOPPING!– We stay at boutique Hotel Gounod located in the historical heart of St. Remy de Provence – under new ownership, the hotel has undergone 3 extensive renovations to transform this magical historical building into one of St. Remy-de-Provence’s best loved boutique hotels. Enjoy stepping into the pedestrian walking streets of the town to explore, shop and/or discover local sites independently during leisure time and/or enjoy a quiet moment with a glass of wine, tea or other beverage of choice in the beautiful and tranquil hotel gardens.
  • 11 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners.  Guests enjoy Michelin-Star restaurants throughout this tour plus the region’s finest gourmet bistrots, a cooking class lunch, and a Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine cellar lunch.
  • Enjoy PROVENCE REGIONAL WINES INCLUDED at all group meals!
  • Fees for the cooking class, macaroon making class, chocolate making class, all wine and food product tastings.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of St. Paul de Mausole and Les Carrieres des Lumieres with our specialist guide.
  • Taste freshly made local, artisan cheeses throughout the trip.
  • Visit and Taste at our favorite Provence Olive Oil Mill.
  • Shop at the BEST outdoor craft and artisan market of the region.
  • Participate in a hands-on, culinary class. Prepare Provence recipes with our friend, a celebrity Master Chef.
  • Participate in a hands-on, chocolate making class.
  • Participate in a hands-on, macaroon making class
  • Participate in an interactive wine tasting class.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • This exclusive, small group Provence Tour is limited to 8 guests per tour date.
  • Comfort Zone – Designed for the interests of and to appeal to food and wine, cultural travel lovers.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

2019 – “Provence In Your Plate” Off-Season Tour Details…

Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers

  • TRANSFERS Day 1 and Day 6 – Tour Begins and Ends – We provide a complimentary group transfer from Avignon TGV Rail Station in Avignon, France at 4 PM on Day 1 and to Avignon Rail Station for a 9:30 AM arrival on Day 6.
  • Group size – True Small Group Tour Travel — Maximum 8 guests per tour date.
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Provence Foodie & Wine Tour Hotel 

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

— France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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2019 Tour Price

2019 – “Provence In Your Plate” WINTER-Season Gourmet Foodie TOUR PRICE 

  • 2019 “Provence In Your Plate” Winter Tour Price – US$3,698 per person.  Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to book this tour.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Solo travelers and single room requestsAdd single supplement of US$480. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our PROVENCE IN YOUR PLATE OFF-SEASON GOURMET FOODIE TOUR BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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2019 Tour Dates

2019 “Provence In Your Plate” Off-Season Tour Dates

  • No More 2019 Dates Available

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!

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Price Includes

2019 – “Provence In Your Plate” Tour Price Includes…

  • This exclusive small group, Provence In Your Plate Culinary, Foodie & Wine Tour is led by our stellar, professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides, all of whom work exclusively for OTBP, are UNESCO award winners, Recognized Contributors to Provence Guide Books, published writers and one is the elected Tourist Office President of one of Provence’s best loved towns. Our Tour guides are professional France history and Provence specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights at 1 Premiere Inn in St. Remy de Provence.  — NO HOTEL HOPPING!– We stay at boutique Hotel Gounod located in the historical heart of St. Remy de Provence – under new ownership, the hotel has undergone 3 extensive renovations to transform this magical historical building into one of St. Remy-de-Provence’s best loved boutique hotels. Enjoy stepping into the pedestrian walking streets of the town to explore, shop and/or discover local sites independently during leisure time and/or enjoy a quiet moment with a glass of wine, tea or other beverage of choice in the beautiful and tranquil hotel gardens.
  • 11 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners.  Guests enjoy Michelin-Star restaurants throughout this tour plus the region’s finest gourmet bistrots, a cooking class lunch, and a Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine cellar lunch.
  • Enjoy PROVENCE REGIONAL WINES INCLUDED at all group meals!
  • Fees for the cooking class, macaroon making class, chocolate making class, all wine and food product tastings.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of St. Paul de Mausole and Les Carrieres des Lumieres with our specialist guide.
  • Taste freshly made local, artisan cheeses throughout the trip.
  • Visit and Taste at our favorite Provence Olive Oil Mill.
  • Shop at the BEST outdoor craft and artisan market of the region.
  • Participate in a hands-on, culinary class. Prepare Provence recipes with our friend, a celebrity Master Chef.
  • Participate in a hands-on, chocolate making class.
  • Participate in a hands-on, macaroon making class
  • Participate in an interactive wine tasting class.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • This exclusive, small group Provence Tour is limited to 8 guests per tour date.
  • Comfort Zone – Designed for the interests of and to appeal to food and wine, cultural travel lovers.

France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices

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Transfers & Hotel Info

2019 – “Provence In Your Plate” Off-Season Tour Details…

Tour Begins & Ends – Transfers

  • TRANSFERS Day 1 and Day 6 – Tour Begins and Ends – We provide a complimentary group transfer from Avignon TGV Rail Station in Avignon, France at 4 PM on Day 1 and to Avignon Rail Station for a 9:30 AM arrival on Day 6.
  • Group size – True Small Group Tour Travel — Maximum 8 guests per tour date.
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Provence Foodie & Wine Tour Hotel 

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Cancellation Policy

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

— France Off the Beaten Path Tours – 2019 France Tour Dates 2019 Tour Prices


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THE BEST VACATION YOU’LL TAKE IN FRANCE WITH THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE AND FUN GUIDES!

All Off the Beaten Path guides are multi-lingual and reside in France. They bring a wealth of local information and history to enrich the guest experience, and have been selected for their comprehensive understanding of both French and Anglophone culture. Some have been elected to some of the most prestigious tourism offices in France, and some have also been awarded UNESCO accolades for their cultural work in France. Most of our guides are also contributing authors to prominent guidebooks including Rick Steves Provence Guide Book, Best of France, The Intoxicating France Series, and many more. The key ingredient to a successful tour is the guide, and Off the Beaten Path guides have been recognized for their talent, knowledge, and professionalism. You will find that Off the Beaten Path guides are wonderful traveling companions, whose knowledge, sense of fun, and positive attitude make each tour day a wonderful experience. Why Choose Off the Beaten Path, LLC for your next tour vacation to France? Click here to read…

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Our “100% RISK FREE BOOKING & TRAVEL” promotional cancellation policy – Your tour deposit and balance payment are 100% refundable until 31 days before tour departure, and at 30 days or less, funds are 100% transferable to a future tour. There are NO limitations or restrictions!