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2020 – France Off the Beaten Path™ Tour Schedule Tour Dates & Prices

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule – Tour Dates & Prices

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule – 2020 Tour Dates – Prices


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France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule
Check out our France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule below, and book a 2020 small group tour to discover for yourself why our exclusive France tours are endorsed by BEST selling Travel Author PJ Adams, and have been named among the best for small group tour travel for more than two decades!   — Follow us on Facebook… — Photo right: Sunset in the sunflowers  


2020 – PROVENCE TOUR DATES & PRICES
Provence Tour Summary    •    Provence Itinerary    •   Tour Price Includes    •    Provence FAQ    •    The Hotel

  • Provence Tour ItineraryFeatured in Frommer’s France Guide
  • Winner! LUX 2019 Tourism Awards
  • Winner! LUX 2018 Tourism Awards
  • Winner! LUX 2017 Tourism Awards
  • 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

FranceOTBP-Forbes2015  worldwide magazines feature Off the Beaten Path Provence France Tours FranceOTBP-TL2015   images-1  luxecollection


Click the TABLE TABS below ⬇️ to view 2020 PROVENCE Tour Dates & Price, Guest Reviews, Transfers & Hotel Information, What’s Included in the Price, and Cancellation Policy. 


Recommended in the Frommer’s France Guidebook, Page 788

2020 – PROVENCE TOUR DATES (scroll down for price)

  • April 28-May 3 – SOLD OUT
  • May 5-10 – 2 SPACES AVAILABLE
  • May 12-17 – SOLD OUT
  • May 19-24 – ALMOST FULL
  • May 26-31 – SOLD OUT
  • June 2-7 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • June 9-14 (lavender season) – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • June 16-21 (lavender season) – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • June 23-28 (lavender season) – SOLD OUT
  • June 30-July 5 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • July 7-12 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • July 14-19 (lavender season) – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • July 21-26 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • July 28-August 2 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • August 4-9 (lavender season) – SOLD OUT
  • August 25-30 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • September 1-6 – SOLD OUT
  • September 8-13 – SOLD OUT
  • September 15-20 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 22-27 – HALF FULL
  • September 29-October 4 – SOLD OUT
  • October 6-11 – HALF FULL
  • October 13-18 – SOLD OUT
  • October 20-25 – HALF FULL

Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability


2020 Provence Tour Price

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE December 17, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person! 
  • 2020 Provence Tour Price – US$3,398 per person INSTEAD of US$4,098 per person when booking BEFORE December 17, 2019.
  • 2020 Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$530. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • 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)

2020 – LAVENDER SEASON Tours IN PROVENCE — To ensure to see lavender on one of our 2020 Provence Tours, book one of the following 2020 Provence tour dates:  June 2-7, June 9-14, June 16-21, June 23-28, June 30-July 5, July 7-12, July 14-19, July 21-26, July 28-August 2, August 4-9. Visit our BLOG post to read about lavender in Provence and the best time to visit Provence to see lavender in bloom (opens in a new tab). In the 25+ Years That We’ve Been Designing & Leading Tours in Provence, Lavender Season Is Always June through July/early August…


France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

2020 – PROVENCE 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 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 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. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 2020 – 12 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners.
  • All premium 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 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– 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 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, 2 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 2020 Schedule

2020 Provence Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends

  • 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.
  • 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.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A 100% Refundable 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.
  • Get RewardedSAVE an additional US$250 per person by electing to pay the tour balance within 14 days of booking; otherwise, the balance payment 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. OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 60 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Applies to tour bookings made on and after November 10, 2019.

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): Tour Deposit and any advance payments are 100% Refundable.
  • 31+ to 90 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$500 per person tour deposit.
  • 0-30 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$1,000 per person.
  • Should you have to cancel 90 days or less before tour departure, there is NO cancellation penalty if you elect to put your tour monies paid on hold towards a future trip; otherwise, the cancellation terms detailed above apply.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: Traveler forfeits 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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2020 Tour Dates & Price

Recommended in the Frommer’s France Guidebook, Page 788

2020 – PROVENCE TOUR DATES (scroll down for price)

  • April 28-May 3 – SOLD OUT
  • May 5-10 – 2 SPACES AVAILABLE
  • May 12-17 – SOLD OUT
  • May 19-24 – ALMOST FULL
  • May 26-31 – SOLD OUT
  • June 2-7 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • June 9-14 (lavender season) – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • June 16-21 (lavender season) – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • June 23-28 (lavender season) – SOLD OUT
  • June 30-July 5 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • July 7-12 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • July 14-19 (lavender season) – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • July 21-26 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • July 28-August 2 (lavender season) – ALMOST FULL
  • August 4-9 (lavender season) – SOLD OUT
  • August 25-30 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • September 1-6 – SOLD OUT
  • September 8-13 – SOLD OUT
  • September 15-20 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 22-27 – HALF FULL
  • September 29-October 4 – SOLD OUT
  • October 6-11 – HALF FULL
  • October 13-18 – SOLD OUT
  • October 20-25 – HALF FULL

Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability


2020 Provence Tour Price

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE December 17, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person! 
  • 2020 Provence Tour Price – US$3,398 per person INSTEAD of US$4,098 per person when booking BEFORE December 17, 2019.
  • 2020 Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$530. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • 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)

2020 – LAVENDER SEASON Tours IN PROVENCE — To ensure to see lavender on one of our 2020 Provence Tours, book one of the following 2020 Provence tour dates:  June 2-7, June 9-14, June 16-21, June 23-28, June 30-July 5, July 7-12, July 14-19, July 21-26, July 28-August 2, August 4-9. Visit our BLOG post to read about lavender in Provence and the best time to visit Provence to see lavender in bloom (opens in a new tab). In the 25+ Years That We’ve Been Designing & Leading Tours in Provence, Lavender Season Is Always June through July/early August…


France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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Guest Reviews

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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Price Includes

2020 – PROVENCE 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 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 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. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 2020 – 12 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners.
  • All premium 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 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– 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 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, 2 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 2020 Schedule

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Transfers & Hotel

2020 Provence Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends

  • 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.
  • 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.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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Cancellation Policy

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A 100% Refundable 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.
  • Get RewardedSAVE an additional US$250 per person by electing to pay the tour balance within 14 days of booking; otherwise, the balance payment 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. OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 60 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Applies to tour bookings made on and after November 10, 2019.

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): Tour Deposit and any advance payments are 100% Refundable.
  • 31+ to 90 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$500 per person tour deposit.
  • 0-30 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$1,000 per person.
  • Should you have to cancel 90 days or less before tour departure, there is NO cancellation penalty if you elect to put your tour monies paid on hold towards a future trip; otherwise, the cancellation terms detailed above apply.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: Traveler forfeits 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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2020 – LOIRE VALLEY GOURMET TOUR DATES & PRICES
Loire Tour Summary
     •    Loire Valley Itinerary     •   Tour Price Includes     •    Loire Tour FAQ     •    The Hotel

  • Featured in Frommer’s France Guide
  • Winner! LUX 2019 Tourism Awards
  • Winner! LUX 2018 Tourism Awards
  • Winner! LUX 2017 Tourism Awards
  • 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

FranceOTBP-Forbes2015  worldwide magazines feature Off the Beaten Path Provence France Tours FranceOTBP-TL2015   images-1  luxecollection


Click the TABLE TABS below ⬇️ to view 2020 LOIRE VALLEY Tour Dates & Price, Guest Reviews, Transfers & Hotel Information, What’s Included in the Price, and Cancellation Policy. 


Recommended in the Frommer’s France Guidebook, Page 788

2020 – LOIRE VALLEY DATES (scroll down for price)

  • May 12-17 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • May 19-24 – SOLD OUT
  • May 26-31 – ALMOST FULL
  • June 2-7 – ALMOST FULL
  • June 9-14 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • June 16-21 – ALMOST FULL
  • June 23-28 – SOLD OUT
  • June 30-July 5 – SOLD OUT
  • July 7-12 – SOLD OUT
  • September 1-6 – HALF FULL
  • September 8-13 – SOLD OUT
  • September 15-20 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 22-27 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 29-October 4 – SOLD OUT

Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability


2020 LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE December 17, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2020 Loire Valley Tour Price – US$3,498 per person double/twin occupancy INSTEAD of US$4,198 per person when booking BEFORE December 17, 2019!
  • Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$620. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • 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)


Best selling author PJ Adams and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner, Christy Destremau, have released their book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings! 

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

2020 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. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 9 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Private Cocktail, Foodie Tasting & Mini-Concert, 3 dinners.
  • New in 2020 – Bringing France & Italy together for a Renaissance evening :  a privately hosted performance by friend, world-renowned violinist and guitarist, Gabriele during our regional specialty cocktail and foodie tasting evening. Read our BLOG post about Gabriele…
  • All premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all castle tours, activities, cooking excursions, tastings and artisan experiences 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 2020 Schedule

2020 – Loire Valley Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends

  • 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.
  • 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 2020 Schedule

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A 100% Refundable 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.
  • Get RewardedSAVE an additional US$250 per person by electing to pay the tour balance within 14 days of booking; otherwise, the balance payment 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. OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 60 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Applies to tour bookings made on and after November 10, 2019.

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): Tour Deposit and any advance payments are 100% Refundable.
  • 31+ to 90 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$500 per person tour deposit.
  • 0-30 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$1,000 per person.
  • Should you have to cancel 90 days or less before tour departure, there is NO cancellation penalty if you elect to put your tour monies paid on hold towards a future trip; otherwise, the cancellation terms detailed above apply.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: Traveler forfeits 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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2020 Dates & Price

Recommended in the Frommer’s France Guidebook, Page 788

2020 – LOIRE VALLEY DATES (scroll down for price)

  • May 12-17 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • May 19-24 – SOLD OUT
  • May 26-31 – ALMOST FULL
  • June 2-7 – ALMOST FULL
  • June 9-14 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • June 16-21 – ALMOST FULL
  • June 23-28 – SOLD OUT
  • June 30-July 5 – SOLD OUT
  • July 7-12 – SOLD OUT
  • September 1-6 – HALF FULL
  • September 8-13 – SOLD OUT
  • September 15-20 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 22-27 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 29-October 4 – SOLD OUT

Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability


2020 LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE December 17, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2020 Loire Valley Tour Price – US$3,498 per person double/twin occupancy INSTEAD of US$4,198 per person when booking BEFORE December 17, 2019!
  • Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$620. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • 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)


Best selling author PJ Adams and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner, Christy Destremau, have released their book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings! 

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

+
Guest Reviews

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

+
Price Includes

2020 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. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 9 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Private Cocktail, Foodie Tasting & Mini-Concert, 3 dinners.
  • New in 2020 – Bringing France & Italy together for a Renaissance evening :  a privately hosted performance by friend, world-renowned violinist and guitarist, Gabriele during our regional specialty cocktail and foodie tasting evening. Read our BLOG post about Gabriele…
  • All premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all castle tours, activities, cooking excursions, tastings and artisan experiences 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 2020 Schedule

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Transfers & Hotel

2020 – Loire Valley Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends

  • 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.
  • 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 100% Refundable 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.
  • Get RewardedSAVE an additional US$250 per person by electing to pay the tour balance within 14 days of booking; otherwise, the balance payment 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. OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 60 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Applies to tour bookings made on and after November 10, 2019.

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): Tour Deposit and any advance payments are 100% Refundable.
  • 31+ to 90 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$500 per person tour deposit.
  • 0-30 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$1,000 per person.
  • Should you have to cancel 90 days or less before tour departure, there is NO cancellation penalty if you elect to put your tour monies paid on hold towards a future trip; otherwise, the cancellation terms detailed above apply.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: Traveler forfeits 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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2020 – Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion TOUR DATES & PRICES
Bordeaux Tour Summary    •    Bordeaux Itinerary    •   Price Includes    •    Bordeaux FAQ    •    The Hotel

  • 2020 France Off the Beaten Path™ Tour Schedule - Tour Dates & PricesFeature in Frommer’s France Guide
  • Winner! LUX 2019 Tourism Awards
  • Winner! LUX 2018 Tourism Awards
  • Winner! LUX 2017 Tourism Awards
  • 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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Click the TABLE TABS below ⬇️ to view 2020 BORDEAUX Tour Dates & Price, Guest Reviews, Transfers & Hotel Information, What’s Included in the Price, and Cancellation Policy. 


Recommended in the Frommer’s France Guidebook, Page 788

2020 Bordeaux Tour Dates (scroll down for price)

  • April 28-May 3 – SOLD OUT
  • May 5-10 – SOLD OUT
  • June 2-7 – SOLD OUT
  • July 14-19 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • September 1-6 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 29-October 4 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • October 6-11 – ALMOST FULL

Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability


2020 Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion Tour Price

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE December 17, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2020 Bordeaux Tour Price – US$4,498 per person INSTEAD of US$5,198 per person when booking BEFORE December 17, 2019.
  • Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$925. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • 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)

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2018 Schedule

2020 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 — 1 Luxury Boutique Hotel  : NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at CONDE NAST recommended luxury boutique Hotel de Seze or equivalent. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 2020 – 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!
  • 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)

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule 

2020 – 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 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 – Tour is designed to appeal to BOTH walkers and NON-Walkers Alike. *Featuring 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

  • Bordeaux Tour Hotel – 5 nights at luxury boutique hotel Hotel de Seze for the entire 6-day/5-night tour. NO HOTEL HOPPING – Unpack Once for the Entire Tour!  
  • ALL Hotels in France are NON-smoking.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A 100% Refundable 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.
  • Get RewardedSAVE an additional US$250 per person by electing to pay the tour balance within 14 days of booking; otherwise, the balance payment 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. OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 60 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Applies to tour bookings made on and after November 10, 2019.

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): Tour Deposit and any advance payments are 100% Refundable.
  • 31+ to 90 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$500 per person tour deposit.
  • 0-30 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$1,000 per person.
  • Should you have to cancel 90 days or less before tour departure, there is NO cancellation penalty if you elect to put your tour monies paid on hold towards a future trip; otherwise, the cancellation terms detailed above apply.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: Traveler forfeits 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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2020 Dates & Price

Recommended in the Frommer’s France Guidebook, Page 788

2020 Bordeaux Tour Dates (scroll down for price)

  • April 28-May 3 – SOLD OUT
  • May 5-10 – SOLD OUT
  • June 2-7 – SOLD OUT
  • July 14-19 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • September 1-6 – ALMOST FULL
  • September 29-October 4 – MORE THAN HALF FULL
  • October 6-11 – ALMOST FULL

Email Us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability


2020 Bordeaux, Arcachon, Saint Emilion Tour Price

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE December 17, 2019 and SAVE US$700 per person!
  • 2020 Bordeaux Tour Price – US$4,498 per person INSTEAD of US$5,198 per person when booking BEFORE December 17, 2019.
  • Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$925. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • 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)

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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Guest Reviews

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2018 Schedule

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Price Includes

2020 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 — 1 Luxury Boutique Hotel  : NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at CONDE NAST recommended luxury boutique Hotel de Seze or equivalent. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 2020 – 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!
  • 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)

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule 

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Transfers & Hotel

2020 – 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 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 – Tour is designed to appeal to BOTH walkers and NON-Walkers Alike. *Featuring 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

  • Bordeaux Tour Hotel – 5 nights at luxury boutique hotel Hotel de Seze for the entire 6-day/5-night tour. NO HOTEL HOPPING – Unpack Once for the Entire Tour!  
  • ALL Hotels in France are NON-smoking.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

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Cancellation Policy

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A 100% Refundable 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.
  • Get RewardedSAVE an additional US$250 per person by electing to pay the tour balance within 14 days of booking; otherwise, the balance payment 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. OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 60 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Applies to tour bookings made on and after November 10, 2019.

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): Tour Deposit and any advance payments are 100% Refundable.
  • 31+ to 90 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$500 per person tour deposit.
  • 0-30 days (from the first day of the trip): Traveler forfeits US$1,000 per person.
  • Should you have to cancel 90 days or less before tour departure, there is NO cancellation penalty if you elect to put your tour monies paid on hold towards a future trip; otherwise, the cancellation terms detailed above apply.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: Traveler forfeits 100% of tour monies paid.

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule

France Off the Beaten Path™ Tours 2020 Schedule


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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!