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Beautiful scenery of the sunset behind the lavender fields
Outdoor Cheese market
Cute and rustic coffeshop inside the old town and rustic buildings - Provence walking tour
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Astonishing path through the old town and rustic buildings
Beautiful view of a church and a small town of Provence
Sunflower field in Provence by FRANCE OFF THE BEATEN PATH™
Girl running through lavander fields, enjoying her Provence walking tour
Bridge in Provence, Provence walking tour
Amazing scenery only with FRANCE OFF THE BEATEN PATH™ tours
authentic buildings, Provence walking tour with FRANCE OFF THE BEATEN PATH™ tours
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2024 Provence Tour Dates

Best Adventures in Provence

RATED EXCELLENT WITH 500+ REVIEWS

2019 WINNER!! 3RD CONSECUTIVE YEAR!

RECOMMENDED BY FROMMER’S FRANCE!

2024 Provence Tour Dates

A love story 30 years in the making. Dive into the heart of Provence as we celebrate this incredible milestone together in 2024. This exclusive experience is designed for couples, solos, and friends.

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  • June 11-16  (lavender season) – Full
  • June 18-23  (lavender season) – 4 Spaces Available
  • June 25-30  (lavender season) – 4 Spaces Available
  • July 2-7  (lavender season) – 2 Spaces Available
  • July 9-14  (lavender season) – Full
  • July 16-21  (lavender season) – Full
  • July 23-28  (lavender season) – Full
  • August 27 – September 1 – Full
  • September 3-8
  • September 10-15
  • September 17-22
  • September 24-29 – Full
  • October 1-6
  • October 8-13

 

Maximum group size per tour date = 16 guests.

Email us at christy@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability or ask questions!

 

2024 Provence Tour Dates Price

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  • US$5,299 Per Person 6 days/5 nights, double/twin occupancy.
  • Solo travelers and single room requests – Add 2024 single supplement of US$800. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • 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.
  • Email us at christy@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability or ask questions!
  • 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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Press & Accolades

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  • Featured in FROMMER’S France Guide
  • 2019 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “French Tour Operator of the Year!”
  • 2018 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “BEST Boutique French Tour Operator!”
  • 2017 Winner! LUX Tourism 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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What Makes France Off the Beaten Path Tours Memorable?

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Christy and her husband sitting and smiling, with the coffee, orange juice, croissants on the table.

Our unique approach sets us apart from traditional tours, ensuring you have an unforgettable and authentic experience to cherish for a lifetime. We have a deep connection to the region. You won’t simply visit Provence – you will live and breathe it. Our intimate knowledge of the area allows us to curate private, immersive excursions that showcase the true essence of Provence. By providing access to local friends, chefs, artisans, and wine-makers, you discover the heart and soul of the region. We focus on authenticity and understand that travelers seek genuine experiences that reveal the rich tapestry of local culture. Whether exploring hidden gems off the beaten path, participating in spectacularly scenic walks through the countryside, or visiting family-owned wineries and dining at our friends’ homes and restaurants, every moment of our tours is designed to immerse you in the true spirit of Provence. Our commitment to creating personalized and meaningful experiences is paramount. We create opportunities for genuine connections and interactions with the people and places that define Provence. Our guests are not just observers; they are active participants in the vibrant tapestry of local life, forging genuine friendships and creating lasting memories.

In 2024, we celebrate 30 years of specializing exclusively in small group, active, cultural travel in France. Our relationships run deep locally. With the help and warm hospitality of our local friends and partners, you can enjoy personalized experiences and excursions available only to us. We pride ourselves on being able to share authentic French culture and traditions on every tour. We’re living and sharing our passion and look forward to meeting many new and returning travelers each season.


Our Provence Tour Photo Gallery  – Photos from Past Provence Tours

  • Have a group your own group of friends or family, and want to make this tour a private departure? Email us at christy@traveloffthebeatenpath.com.
  • Our Provence Tour Itinerary is Designed for BOTH Walkers and NON-Walkers alike — the Active and Occasional Walker, and travelers of all ability levels; however, this tour is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues which would prevent them from leisure walking. There is daily leisure walking in villages, getting on/off our sprinter, walking at historic sites and on uneven walking terrain/paths in villages and sites.
  • True Small Groups – Maximum 16 Guests Per Tour Date.
  • 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.
  • WALKERS – Van support is provided for walks to offer maximum flexibility to all guests. You decide how much walking you’d like to do, if participating in our walks. Walker rating = Easy to Moderate.
  • NON-WALKERS: Shuttle to/from all activities, excursions, meals and visits. NON-Walker rating = 100% Easy.
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RATED 5 STARS BY HUNDREDS OF HAPPY TOUR GUESTS

OVER 500 VERIFIED FIVE-STAR REVIEWS ON TRUSTPILOT

A WORD FROM Our Guests:

Exceeded Our Expectations!

“This trip to the Loire Valley exceeded our expectations! Christy planned unique and interesting excursions and activities that highlighted the beauty of the area and provided in-depth background knowledge about the various chateaux we visited. The cooking classes with renowned chefs, held in their restaurants and homes, were never-to-be forgotten experiences, and the visit to the winery was a highlight. The hotel was delightful and charming, and staying in one location for the entire time was a treat. Every meal or cocktail hour was planned to highlight the delicious specialties of the region. Christy is extremely knowledgeable about the various places we visited and imparted that knowledge in an interesting and entertaining manner. She and Remi took great care to ensure that we were always comfortable and well-looked after. We could not have asked for a better trip!” — Ron Rose & Sharon Matsumoto (Have done Provence tour and Loire Valley tour)

This was my third trip in the same number of years

“This was my third trip in the same number of years with Christy and Off the Beaten Path. While on her trips you can tell how much effort there is on the off season to make every single week perfect. From the pick up at the train station to the teary goodbye at the airport, everything is perfectly planned and executed. The hotel in St. Remy is magical, and the tour guides Philippe and David are exceptional. If you are considering a trip with OTBP, go for it and come home with new friends, a love of Provence and a longing to return as soon as you can!” — Beth Bower (Has done Provence tour twice and Loire Valley tour)

The Best Tour Company!

“I have done two tours – Provence and Loire Valley – and I am already looking forward to booking another. The tours are all perfectly curated and Christy is a wealth of knowledge. She is so kind and takes all of your needs and wants into consideration. I cannot recommend Off the Beaten Path enough!” — Madison Carl (Has done Provence and Loire Valley tours)

“We did the Provence tour. 8/2019. I had taken the tour 2017 & this time my husband came with me. It was just as fabulous this time as it was in 2017. Restaurants, picnic, sights, wine, all of it just delightful, but the frosting on the cake is a the knowledge, insight, humor, & attention to detail from David & Philippe. To us, they make a great trip soooo much fun. (also, 3 of our neighbors joined us this tour). Don’t hesitate, take this tour & enjoy!!!!!” — Jim & Carol Dean (Carol has done Provence tour twice)

Returning to Provence with France Off the Beaten Path

“I wanted to return to Provence as soon as it was open. I had toured with Christy in Loire Valley in 2019 and knew I wanted to travel with her again. For the second time, everything was well organized, personal and definitely off the beaten path. Christy and Phillippe have a wealth of knowledge and are eager to share. The hotel was perfectly located in St Remy, the tours to the lavender and sunflower fields are my favorite memory. The lunches and dinners were like visiting friends. The boat tour in Cassis was another highlight. Even though I had visited Provence, this trip with France Off the Beaten Path brought a new appreciation for the area.” — Susan Gage (Has done Loire Valley tour, Provence tour, Champagne tour)

“We had an excellent tour with Christie and her crew in the Loire valley. We did things that only a true insider would have access to-dinner at a Michelin chefs house, helping/learning to cook at a highly rated restaurant in their kitchen. This was in addition to seeing the sights and touring the castles. A truly unique experience that is off the beaten path. We will use her again when going back to France.” — Karen Berner (Has done Loire Valley tour)

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