Cute and rustic coffeshop inside the old town and rustic buildings - Provence walking tour
Couples Travel in Loire Valley
Astonishing path through the old town and rustic buildings
Couples Travel
Beautiful view of a church and a small town of Provence
Sunflower field in Provence by FRANCE OFF THE BEATEN PATH™
Bridge in Provence, Provence walking tour
Beautiful scenery of the sunset behind the lavender fields
authentic buildings, Provence walking tour with FRANCE OFF THE BEATEN PATH™ tours

France Off the Beaten Path Tours

Couples Travel




Welcoming couples from around the world to our a small group tours of France!


couples travelAre you traveling as a couple? Join other like-minded couples to experience authentic France on one of our luxurious, small-group trips for couples throughout the country. Whether your interest is wine, walking, history, culture, markets, exquisite food, or all of the above, couples travel remains a unique experience. And we’re here to make your dream vacation in France come true. For nearly 30 years, we have been catering to couples travel and trips for couples. Our stellar team of guides leads every tour with steadfast dedication to ensure a couples vacation in our beautiful country that exceeds expectations.


Whether selecting to travel with us on one of our 6-day Provence tours, Loire Valley tours, Bordeaux tours, 4-day Champagne tours, or one of our limited edition tours, we pamper you each day of your chosen tour. We open doors to meeting our French friends in their family homes, restaurants, and workshops and dining at our favorite local venues, welcomed not as patrons but as dear friends. Through our expertise and longstanding presence living in France, we create itineraries full of exclusive experiences couples love. Each tour offers the perfect blend between activities and food and wine experiences for a couples vacation in France.


couples travelWalk with us through history and beyond tourist hot spots on a cultural adventure, balancing a combination of excursions and free time to explore independently. You’ll savor the finest gourmet fare and traditional cuisine that differs from region to region. Time with our local French friends and our expertise in French history creates the perfect balance for couples travel—a journey through magical France in exclusivity available only through participating in one of our expertly designed itineraries. Read what other couples who have traveled with us say about our tours below.

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France Off the Beaten Path Tours:

Unrivaled Expertise within France and the Best Tour 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. Read what our guests say about our tours – Testimonials


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A WORD FROM Our Guests:

“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

“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

“France Off the Beaten Path was so great the first time that I had to return to Off The Beaten Path for a repeat visit. Everyone that works for Christy is excellent and full of life. Loved their tours to Van Gough, Dinner at Catherine’s home, picnic in the woods, wineries – And the only max at 16. So we really got to know each other. Highly recommend.” — Lauren

“Outstanding tour of truly beautiful areas of Provence by a very friendly and knowledgeable guide who spoke perfect English. Gorgeous accomodation, very special restaurant experiences, and an effort made to avoid arriving at tourist hotspots with the hordes made it all the more enjoyable.” — Geoff & Lorrene Evans