- 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 — at boutique Hotel Gounod in historical St. Remy de Provence, and is owned and operated by our personal friend Karine. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
- 2020 – 10 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 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.
- 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.
– 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, three dinners, personal purchases.
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!
- In 2020, we celebrate 26 years leading small group tours exclusively in France!
- France Off the Beaten Path is , putting us in a very unique position to be able to share the very BEST of France that can only be achieved by living and working locally.
- 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!
- 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!
2020 Provence Tour Dates Tour Price – Southern France Tours