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Would you recommend France Off the Beaten Path’s Best Adventures in Provence tour to friends and family??

 “Yes – Thank you for showing us such a lovely side of your beautiful Provence and paving the way for a very unique first visit. We are quite sure we would not have found the special shops and restaurants, dined al fresco, cooked with Yvan, or enjoyed the countryside as we did any other way than with you! You made this a wonderful experience – Thank you so much!!” — Cheri Rubenstein, NYC, NY   – France Tour Reviews

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  “Yes – I enjoyed trip! Guides were especially helpful and generous with advice. Tour is very well organized. Excellent hotel location!! Love the Cassis cruise, the walks and trips to the small villages, and the picnic!!” — Jane Gibson, Queensland, Australia – France Tour Reviews

 

 

  “Yes – I would definitely recommend this Provence tour to family and friends!  It was active, fun, we discovered beautiful places, had excellent hosts and fabulous food and wine!!!  I especially loved Roussillon – just beautiful – and the views from the restaurants!”  — Pamela French, Santa Fe, New Mexico – France Tour Reviews

  “YES!  Almost everything was beyond my wildest expectations! The tour guides were wonderful.  This was the BEST experience of my life.  Everything about this itinerary should stay!  Pierre and his staff at Mas des Carassins went above and beyond to welcome us and to make us feel like we were at home!  This trip went way beyond our expectations!  I plan on talking to everyone in my circle of friends and talking to them about doing this trip for our next major birthday bash!  I hope our same guides will still be leading the tour then!  THANK YOU!!”  — Mary McCarthy, Yorktown, Virginia – France Tour Reviews


  “Yes, because we liked the selection of places that we visited and the depth of knowledge of our guides! The days were very well planned! Staying at this charming hotel was a plus especially because we were in one place for the duration of the tour. The food was beyond memorable! We also loved the flexibility in the schedule to have choices daily!” — Lucky Lyons, Mariel Bossert, Chatham, NJ – France Tour Reviews


WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS TRIP TO A FRIEND?

  “ABSOLUTELY YES! I will recommend this trip!! Everything was terrific – I didn’t need to think – I just needed to be there, pace myself so I could taste all the great foods. The villages visited were beautiful and the walks wonderful! This is a perfect trip for those who want to explore the food and beautiful Provence countryside while getting some exercise. Our guides were terrific. Thank you for a very memorable experience!” – Leslie Lindenbaum, Long Island, New York – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Yes, I would happily recommend the tour and company as nothing was too much trouble for our guides. Our guides were the warmest of hosts. The five days were filled with magical moments. I loved cooking class and our chef, all of the restaurants and the villages especially Cassis. Again thanks to our wonderful hosts. I had high expectations and they were were all surpassed! This was truly the experience of a lifetime! Thank you so much.” –– Gill Hall, Victoria, Australia  — Plus click here to read the additional email message Gill sent us after her return home.  – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Yes, we would definitely recommend the trip and would take another ourselves! Guides made the trip! They complemented each other beautifully, were knowledgeable and entertaining! Loved the program in Cassis and the wonderful restaurant overlooking the sea. Kudos to our guides for making a special trip to the train station to pick us up when our train arrived late, and for helping us find lavender oil.” –– Hap and Gerry Snyder, New York City, New York – France Tour Reviews

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  “Yes, definitely will. Loved the villages, hotel, Day along the Mediterranean in Cassis, our guides who worked very well together. We have traveled to Europe 7-8 times, some with other tours, and no corners were cut with this tour. It was definitely 1st class! Thank you for a great week!” –– Terry and Nancy O’Toole, Midlothian, Virginia — Read their letter of testimony sent to us after their return home  – France Tour Reviews

  “I definitiely would recommend the tour. I liked all of the activities and all of the people encountered. There is a huge risk in booking a tour with no personal recommendations. We were thrilled to have found you and had such great tour guides who were personable, knowledgeable, informative and funny, too. I can’t think of another experience I would have wanted. Everything was lovely. Thank you!” – Rosemary Fink, Long Island, New York  – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “YES This was a once in a lifetime vacation for us. We enjoyed the small group atmosphere and unpretentious welcoming nature of our guides and everyone we met during the tour. Very good guides – they work very well together and offer lots of information with a bit of humor. The walks just got better and better each day with more spectacular views. The guides, the food and service was extraordinary, and will not be replicated in our travels for a long time to come!” –– Alan and Laura Lecours, Gansevoort, New York  – France Tour Reviews

 

  “YES would definitely recommend this trip/group! I tend to avoid group travel to do my own thing BUT this was absolutely the best in this type of travel! I loved the trip – one of the best I’ve taken. The walks were great, the cooking lesson was a highlight, the small towns were charming and the guides were perfect – knowledgeable, charming and perfect foils for each other.” –– Barbara Morris, Gansevoort, New York – France Tour Reviews


  “YES definitely! The cooking class and walks were the highlights for us! Everything was great and super fun and educational. Our guides were excellent!!” –– Bob and Chris Crewdson, Victoria, Australia  – France Tour Reviews

  “YES, I would recommend this trip to friends who like to walk and be active. I loved everything we did on the trip! I loved the guides, they were very considerate, helpful and knowledgeable about the region. The villages were delightful, and the food was delicious and beautifully presented. The cooking class was fun and tasty! The other guests on the trip were also fun and very interesting. Thank you!!” –– Anita Dunlap, Pacific Palisades, California – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “YES we would for all of the following reasons and more – Loved, loved, loved our cooking day, the activities, the cooking class and our guides were amazing! Thank you for a great trip!” –– Tony and Christine Beck, Adelaide, Australia – France Tour Reviews

  “Aboslutely YES! I loved the people, fellow travelers, guides, hotel staff. This was a wonderful experience. Great guides, very knowledgeable, charming and very aware of everyone in the group and what they might need. It was fantastic that I didn’t know or care what day it was. Thank you!” –– Sharan Marshall, Huntingtown, Maryland – France Tour Reviews


  “YES. I really enjoyed this trip. Loved that our guides were flexible. There were enough choices to make everyone happy, and the food was great. Loved the cooking class. This is a great trip for food and wine lovers!” –– Pat Hofmann, Huntingtown, Maryland – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes we would. Thanks Christy – This was an all around top notch trip from start to finish – well organized! Great wines, food and walks! ” – Michael and Margaret O’Toole, Melbourne, Australia – France Tour Reviews

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Provence Tour  “YES we will! First and foremost we like the planning Christy put into making this an extraordinary trip. But then of course, she chose wonderful guides to carry out her vision. The guides were perfect, they complement each other so well. They have made everything so fun! The tour was wonderful. Our favorite things were Gordes and Roussillon villages–and the walk through the poppies, vineyards and orchards with the picnic food from the market. The bistrot lunch, the cooking class, the Cassis boat ride and the lunch in Cassis were all outstanding. How fun it was to see what was for dinner each day too, and trying so many different foods we don’t normally have at home. We loved making new acquaintances and enjoying all of the wines, it was all up at the top of our list. We are sad to leave! Merci Love you guys!” –– Joe and Kathy Roah, Long Beach, California – France Tour Reviews


  “YES, Great experience! Profesisonally guided. Good choice of locations to visit. And though this is my 4th or 5th visit to the south of France, this is the best tour! I really liked the walks, the cooking experience, the hotel. The guides were fun, approachable, knowledgeable, patient, helpful and profesional. And our bus was the perfect size (discreet).” –– Soh Keng Tan, Singapore – France Tour Reviews

  “YES – Definitely! I will recommend OTBP to my friends and I will come back again and also join you for Bordeaux and Loire Valley walk. I have had a wonderful time in Provence. The program is very well designed. Just enough amount of walking, shopping and very good meals. Keep up the good work. You are the BEST! Have a wonderful summer!” –– Ms. SiaouSze Lien, Singapore – France Tour Reviews

  “YES we would recommend this to friends who enjoy good food and being pampered. We loved the walks and passing by the poppy fields. The cooking class was fun and the day in Cassis was wonderful. So was the lunch at Cassis! All of the meals were great!! ” –– Mr. Kai-Yuen Wang and Ms. Mina Chan, Singapore – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “YES Definitely will recommend to friends. This trip was well organized. Love the walks through the various villages. The poppy fields were a delight. The hotel was excellent and meals very good quality. The service was wonderful–we enjoyed our guides and their sense of fun and humor, they were extraordinary as guides–punctual, courteous, cheerful and knowledgeable. Thank you for making my trip memorable!” –– Ms. Mary Ong, Singapore – France Tour Reviews

  “YES, relaxing and yet enough activities to keep occupied and exercise to allow for eating all of the great food. This place is beautiful. Our guides were great, they made the atmosphere fun and memorable. The walks were good., and I really enjoyed the cooking class. Very professional operation.” –– Ms. Chiet Ping Chong, Singapore – France Tour Reviews

  “YES We would recommend the tour to others. It was a good combination of activities. Cooking class was exceptional. Our guides’ historical knowledge was enlightening and their local knowledge helped us appreciate the culture. The choices of restaurants was excellent. The hikes were beautiful. All arrangements were great and things went smoothly. Thank you for a fun week!” –– Dennis and Bevery Fitzpatrick, Key Largo, Florida – France Tour Reviews


  “Absolutely YES! It has been an excellent trip and met my expectations completely. I loved the lunches, the walks as well as the cooking class. Thank you to our guides who made the trip so enjoyable!” –– Cecilia Pang, Singapore – France Tour Reviews

  “YES, would recommend this trip to friends. We saw so many things and experienced so much more than I expected. It was great to immerse myself into this culture and enjoy the very well maintained beauty of the countryside. I loved the architecture and peaceful atmosphere. The people we encountered were always warm and friendly and very interesting. The food and wine was excellent and I think my French may have improved “un peu” also. Thanks for a beautiful trip.” – Dianne Hurlstone, Australia – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Absolutely! This was a very good trip! Hotel was good, food was outstanding! We never anticipated that it would be Michelin-star quality–you could say more in advance about that. Our guides were very good and entertaining. The focus was on rural/small towns and villages of Provence which is what we wanted. Good itinerary, good guides, the food and wine made this trip really exceptional, much better than anticipated. Plus we had a nice group that got along well. Thank you!” –– Gary and Lynn Mecklenburg, Madison, Wisconsin – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “YES, I believe that my friends and family would enjoy the variety of things to do. And they would enjoy all of the information our guides provided us. I especially think they would like the seaside restaurant experience which was at the top of my list! Everyone I came in contact with was very nice and polite and efficient. I enjoyed each outing especially the seaside day and the truly enjoyable day at cooking class. I loved the markets. We had a great group, everyone was really nice. All of the food was fabulous and our guides were GREAT!” –– Renee St. Louis, Fishers, Indiana – France Tour Reviews

  “YES we would happily recommend this trip. It’s hard to be specific, but everything was very good, the walks were good, food was great, accommodations were delightful and our guides were pleasant, attentive and very knowledgeable.” –– Marvin and Minna Einhorn, Chicago, Illinois – France Tour Reviews

  “YES – All of the meals were wonderful, cooking class was the best, guides were great and our driver was great! It was nice that one of the guides is designated to accompany guests who want to do the extended walking options. We did them all!” –– Greg and Philippa Sawyer, Australia – France Tour Reviews


WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS TRIP TO A FRIEND?

  “Yes!  It was everything we thought it would be!!  We enjoyed the walks and scenery, it gave us an opportunity to get to know our fellow travelers as well, chatting along the way.  Several of our walker, foody friends would love this tour!  Thanks for a GREAT experience!”  — Fred Gibbs and Patricia Metoyer, Millsboro, Delaware – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Yes – overall the trip has been wonderful!  The guests and the tour operator made us feel as if we were with family all week long!  The food was exceptional, our guides were helpful and informative and kept us fascinated and were clearly concerned for our welfare throughtout the trip.  The driver Philippe was skillful and courteous, the accommodations were very comfortable and beautiful!  We loved the daily walks, choices were wonderful!”  — Harvey and Sandy Schuster, San Carlos, California – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes, for individuals looking for an active walking tour, this is a GEM!!  We liked all aspects of the itinerary!  Nice mix of activities each day was great.  Everyone throughout the tour was very helpful, hotel was beautiful, dinners wonderful! Thank you also for the extra assistance and information on Paris!!  Thank you for an enjoyable visit to the beautiful area of Provence, France!!”  — Mark and Mary Murray, Adrian, Michigan – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes- I would recommend both the Provence and Loire Valley Tours, because I have thoroughly enjoyed it all!! Felt like I spent 2 weeks with friends instead of being on an organized tour!  EVerywhere people were happy to see us and welcomed us very warmly!  Great food, people and places.  Loved the walks, all of the cooking classes on both tours and the size of the group on each tour.  Guides were very fun, knowledgeable, informative and extremely helpful. MANY THANKS!!!”  -participated in 2 back to back tours in the Loire Valley and Provence- Ros Wettenhall, Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia – France Tour Reviews


  “Yes, we will recommend this trip.  From beautiful scenery to a nice balance of organized and free time – GOOD TIMES – NO WORRIES!!!!  Very knowledgeable guides, patient and helpful too!  Food and wines were all excellent. BEST cooking class we’ve ever had.  Nice accommodations! Thank you for a great trip!”  — Ivan and Lynn Anderson, Prince George, BC, Canada – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Yes – very good food, wine and guides!  Really enjoyed our guides! Loved cooking school- it was best activity and we appreciated seeing their home and garden.  All of the restaurants were great!”  — Manning & Ruth Goldsmith, Savannah, Georgia – France Tour Reviews

  “YES – The trip was a wonderful combination of a beautiful location, superlative food, fine wine, an excellent mix of activities and sightseeing.   We particularly loved the towns of Roussillon, Gordes, and Cassis, and we thought the walking tour from Roussillon to Gordes was particularly lovely (excluding, of course, Bob’s fall).   The cooking class was another highlight.   Truly, the lunches and their locations as well as the dinners were beyond!   We thought all your selections of the food and places and activities were terrific.   With regard to tour knowledge, Bob particularly liked David’s not overloading us with too many facts.   Sometimes on other tours there is such an abundance of information that it all becomes somewhat muddled. David managed to provide a nice mix of facts and jokes.  Of course the unknown factor with small group tours is the mix of people and compatibility of the individuals.   We have to say that all the folks on the tour were wonderful.   Each one was interesting, kind, thoughtful and fun.  We would absolutely recommend the trip to family and friends.  This is a prefect tour for people who love scenic beauty, fabulous gourmet meals, fine and more than ample wines, walking through beautiful fields with great guides in a small group for a more intimate and rewarding experience.  We will definitely look into doing one of your other French tours. Thanks again for a great tour!”  — Bob and Roz Alperstein, East Windsor, New Jersey – France Tour Reviews


  “Yes – without reservation I would recommend this trip to a friend!  We will do just that! We loved everything about this trip! Especially loved the walks and lunches.  The hotel was outstanding and dinner every night was always amazing. Loved the final day because of the quiet villages and gorgeous walk. The congenial group enhanced the whole experience and the beloved leaders – Christy, David, Philippe(guide) and (different) Philippe(our driver) – made it exceptional!  Thank you for a beautiful holiday!” — Adam & Gretel Crum, San Clemente, CA – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes – the area is lovely and the concept of the tour very good.  It can appeal to people with different interests – walking, food & wine, culture, history, shopping, etc.  The group size and dynamic were very positive.  Boat ride in Cassis was a lot of fun and I really loved the cooking class.”  — Ellie Cantor, Philadelphia, PA – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes, Highly recommend this tour and will to our family and friends!! We loved the hotel and restaurants! We really enjoyed all of the villages-beautiful. Our guides were so much fun, interesting, knowledgeable and truly nice, nice people! We were also very fortunate to have a wonderful group.  The trip was a sheer pleasure!”  — Marcia and Rich Huttner, Wayland, Massachussetts – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Yes – The choice of restaurants was brilliant.  Itinerary catered to all people on the tour – walkers and non-walkers.  Explanation of the meals was excellent, and the variety of wines served complimented each gourmet meal. You were excellent and very prompt at responding to all of my email questions and you delivered the itinerary exactly as you advertise on your website which is very, very important.”  — Adrien and Nancy Fuller, Melbourne, Australia – France Tour Reviews

  “YES of course I would recommend this trip!! The food was fantastic, cooking class was great, the guides were informative and fun, the locations were great, what’s not to like?   The Mas des Carassins was very good! I liked everything! Just to emphasize: Our guides were wonderful!!  I have been to this area of France before, but they put a new light on it!!” — Nancy Johnson, Denver, Colorado – France Tour Reviews

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WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS TRIP TO A FRIEND?


Provence Tour  “Yes, the reason why we really liked this tour was because it was a small group (who all got along so very well and very seamlessly), and most of all liked the fact that we weren’t hopping around from hotel to hotel – staying in one hotel for the entire tour was definitely a perk we appreciated!! Initially we thought we would be able to maneuver around the region on our own but are so glad we didn’t attempt it. Off the Beaten Path took us to wonderful areas and treated us to some fabulous meals!! We loved every day we were here!! Our favorites were the walks-getting to walk through different scenery on each, cooking class and market day. Au revoir Provence! We’ll miss our guides too!” — Rob and Jane Disch, Watchung, New Jersey – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes, would recommend due to – small group, wonderful guides and hotel (only one hotel, no moving was great!), choice of villages to visit without spending a long time getting to them, and guides shared the culture of the country, not just the sights. Guides and driver were excellent. Food was great/well above average as was the wine. Cooking school was a highlight, we learned a lot. Seeing the calanques of Cassis was a treat. Your pre-tour communication and suggestions were very helpful.” — Kenneth Doss and Peggy Cannon, Holland, Michigan – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “We would definitely recommend the trip to friends who like to sit back and relax, who enjoy food and wine, beautiful scenery and colorful markets and villages and making friends. We liked the hotel in its tranquil setting and a short walk into the town. The garden and swimming pools are beautiful, and the room is very comfortable with all the necessary facilities and amenities. We had two very professional guides. They made sure everything went as organized. We enjoyed the stories and history told about Provence during the tour. The guides were also great at taking pictures for the group and accommodated all of our special requests. All of the meals are fine dining and up to Michelin standard. We were provided with more than what we could drink, and enjoyed that our food was matched with different local wines. We also enjoyed all of the walks through different countryside each day, and the cooking class!! We enjoyed making lots of new friends from different countries -these are very memorable moments together. In one word, this trip is the “essence” of Provence!” — Francis and Lilian Lee, Hong Kong, China – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes – We enjoyed everything about the trip and will recommend to friends! The villages were interesting, the explanations were excellent and the food was very good, especially loved the Cassis and Gordes lunches! We thought it was all FABULOUS!” — Richard and Trude Skolnick, Santa Monica, California – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes we would without a doubt!! The tour showcased a very beautiful part of France and gave us a good “French experience” one which we will never forget!! We enjoyed the food, walks, local and historical information, the weather, the company and especially the villages we visited.Our guides were very experienced and we were very satisfied with their expertise. The hotel was a great “home away from home”, and our group bonded very well! Thank you for some great memories!!” — Ron and Faye Atkinson, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Absolutely, would recommend without reservation. We had a fabulous time!! Our guides were knowledgeable and very personable, the hotel location was good and convenient to town and activities were very fun.” — Donald and Kaye Kelley, Austin, Texas – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes! Loved the walks, each covered different ground! Loved the variety of villages and the well organized, efficient excursions. LOVED cooking class!! Beautiful room at the hotel. Many great meals and wines! We liked that the guides took very good care of us.” — Seth and Kristy Cain, Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA – France Tour Reviews

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Provence Tour  “Yes, I would recommend this trip to a friend. Our guides made everyone feel comfortable, they accommodated a lot of needs and were a lot of fun. The cooking class was a definite highlight, LOVED the trip to Cassis. Lunch locations were all great, BUT Cassis was SPECTACULAR!! The food and wines were great! The tour stops were great! I especially loved Saturday’s walk in the Luberon. Overall, everything was great – certainly met my expectations and would recommend highly to others! Thank you!!” – Joan McCourt, Wilton, Connecticut – (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes we would without reservation recommend your Provence Tour to our friends and family for all of the following reasons – A++ for the guides, the visits, cooking class, food and wine!! We especially loved the day in Cassis!! The hotel was great, comfortable with a perfect location and friendly staff. THANK YOU!!!” – James and Lucette Dunlap, Aurora, Ontario, CANADA – (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews


  “Yes, we feel that this tour was a great way to get to see southern France. Overall we enjoyed the small personal feeling of the tour. It was nice staying at one hotel, but seeing a variety of towns while getting history of those towns enroute. Walking through the countryside and seeing everything up close was wonderful. The variety of food and wine was something that we would have never been able to duplicate on our own. Great food, wines, nice choice of towns to visit-each one had something a little different to offer, and we loved the cooking class!” – Rocco and Sue Malandrino, Chicago, Illinois – (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “YES! I would definitely recommend this trip to a friend! We loved the hotel, the food was to die for and the guides were both interesting and knowledgeable. The cooking class was fantastic, and the boat tour along the coast of Cassis was so much fun! The towns of Gordes and Roussillon were breathtaking! I also liked our small group. We all got along beautifully. We will always remember our trip to Provence! Merci!” — David and Karen Tatak, Chicago, Illinois – (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “YES of course I would recommend this trip!! The food was fantastic, cooking class was great, the guides were informative and fun, the locations were great, what’s not to like?   The Mas des Carassins was very good! I liked everything! Just to emphasize: Our guides were wonderful!! I have been to this area of France before, but they put a new light on it!!” – Nancy Johnson, Denver, Colorado – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes – The tour allowed us to see more and eat in much better restaurants than we could ever have done on our own. This was a well organized tour, our guides were friendly and very helpful, meals were outstanding with a nice selection of different local wines each day. Thank you for a great week!” – Greg Corning and Madelyn Ruiz, Sunnyvale, California – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes- Absolutely! Every day was my favorite! Amzing experience, something I never thought I would be able to do. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! I will never forget this week. We had so much wonderful food! Our guides were fabulous! Will recommend to everyone! The level of service, hotelquality, destination, exclusive restaurants, history lessons. Our cooking class chef was lovely, she made me feel so welcome in her home. Cassis – Amazing. Great blend of sea and mountain destinations. Walks were great. Thank you so much!!” – Lisa Lyons, Langhorne, Pennsylvania – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Absolutely! Especially for women single or traveling together. We had excellent guides, a great group – a good mix of singles and couples, fabulous meals, great variety. Maybe the hotel could heat on of the pools just slightly.” – Susan Hubbard, Prairie Village, Kansas – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes, I enjoyed every aspect of the tour. Of course Provence is fantastic, that makes it all easy. But the food was exceptional, hotel was great and excursions were interesting and beautiful. I would recommend this trip because – there was a variety of activities, the walks were not too long or too difficult, everything was well organized, guides were delightful, great internet access and food was great!” – Sharon Bauer, Wichita, Kansas – France Tour Reviews


  “Yes – We would recommend this trip to friends! The food, activities, tour guides and fellow travellers all exceeded our expectations. It was the best vacation I ever had! Our guides really made our trip! Their knowledge of the area was wonderful. Traveling as a group allowed us to do and see so much more than we would have experienced alone. Our guides made this such an exceptional experience, and I will sincerely miss them.” – Ed and Kathy Simmons, Sussex, New Jersey – France Tour Reviews

  “Absolutely!!! Our guides were top notch–terrific! We loved them. They ensured our safety and well being throughout the trip! We loved our group!! Great age range, well matched (though we know you have little control over that). Great value as well, incredible food, delicious wine (and plenty!), top of the line excursions. We would change nothing about the tour! We loved the lunches and dinners! Awesome people throughout. By taking the tour, we were able to see and do things we would not have otherwise-we would have missed so many memory making moments. We want return for the Loire Valley tour soon. Great job!!” –Friends – Tina Losinger and Susanne Weisman, Austin, Texas – France Tour Reviews

  “Yes – I would recommend it to my friends. I especially enjoyed cooking class and the chef’s garden. Both guides were fantastic and very knowledgeable. I think it was a very beautiful experience and might do it again someday, maybe in the spring. THANK YOU (MERCI!)” – Susan Janson, Tuscon, Arizona – France Tour Reviews

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Loire Valley Tour  “The hotel accommodations were lovely! We thoroughly enjoyed our group; they were fun, intelligent and accommodating! Loved all of the cooking classes, each one was so different from the other. Our guide was very knowledgeable, efficient and facilitated our trips to the castles in a friendly and cordial manner.I always wanted to visit the Loire Valley and love cooking immensely and wanted to share a unique experience with my daughter. Thank you Christy for a fabulous week!!” – Marianne Gold and adult daughter Alexandra, Jupiter, Florida (Loire Valley Tour) – France Tour Reviews


  “We loved Christophe and Angelique’s cooking class and dinner – it was very special! Hot air ballooning was wonderful. Christophe Cosme and Damien were fantastic! Right balance between leisure time and organized activities and we especially loved no hotel hopping!! Good chateau history/gossip and duration of history explanation. Thanks Christy for taking pictures during the trip and sharing them with us. And, thanks again for a fabulous time in the Loire!!” – Tim and Nina Ku, Middletown, Connecticut (Loire Valley Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “My husband and I had the pleasure of joining the Provence tour last June and I can tell you that it was the most wonderful part of our trip to France. Our tour leaders were highly professional and warm and truly gave us a wonderful Provencial experience. Our tour consisted of 12 people and our two leaders. We made life long friends as we explored the region. There was a nice balance of walking through out the beautiful countryside, experiencing Provence markets, wine tasting, cooking and eating at incredible restaurants. We had an amazing time and would highly recommend this tour if you like a very personal yet classy experience! My husband and I were just reminiscing this morning and he was looking at our pictures on his iPad on his way home from a business trip yesterday. We were just talking about booking another “Off the Beaten Path” trip to another region of France..” – Anastacia and Robert Scott, Carlsbad, CA – (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

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Bordeaux Tour  “Loved lunch at the winery! The hotel was perfect and the meals were very nice. We especially enjoyed Antoine’s cooking class and having dinner at his home. Thank you again!” — Mark and Monica Lang, Omaha, NE (Bordeaux Wine Tasting and Gourmet Harvest Walking Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “We loved your consideration to stop for so many photo ops throughout the beautiful countryside. The St. Remy market, the cooking classes, hotel and all of the restaurants were fabulous. It was wonderful meeting you! Thank you for a wonderful time in Provence! See you on your Bordeaux tour next time.” — Larry and Lyn Christenson, Palo Alto, CA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews


Provence Tour  “Cooking classes were great! The walks were great! The company was great! We enjoyed it all! Merci and thanks for a fun week!” Jane and Joe Giordano, Austin, TX (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) “I could not have imagined a more engaging, yet relaxing trip! We were physically challenged with incredible hiking through some fairly spectacular scenery. We savored (or at least tried) local food delicacies, even the snails We shopped our way through a variety of open air markets, quaint villages, and specialty shops. And we sampled bottle after bottle of wine from this amazing area. But it was Christy’s knowledge of the history and culture of France that made this trip an unforgettable experience. Even more impressive was Christy’s willingness to go above and beyond for the happiness of her clients, even when it meant taking us on a field trip to the local grocery store so we could buy our favorite French salt for 10 euro less than the cost at local tourist shops. Perhaps the greatest testament to my experience is that although I arrived alone, not once on the trip did I feel that I was travelling as a single. Thank you so much for such an amazing time in Provence!” –Paula Zecchini, Irvine, CA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “We liked the variety of it all, the St. Remy walk and Calanques, cooking class, shopping the markets… We also appreciated your relaxed and cheerful manner of leadership and your knowledge of the local history and culture. Thanks for a great and memorable trip!” — Steffie Grow and David Kuncicky, Santa Fe, NM (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “Our guides were exceptional, very professional and fun! They made our entire trip. We especially loved the ochre village; it was spectacular. And your “best kept secret” bistrot lunch = awesome, one of my favorite days of the trip. What an experience getting to meet a descendent of Frederic Mistral in that very same moment after having heard about his influence and presence in the region. Loved that we stayed in the same hotel throughout the trip and that the trip was all-inclusive. This definitely was an off the beaten path experience every day. Thank you, we loved the trip!!!” – Claire Poignand and Matt Barton, Sydney, Australia (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “Well, we are back and right in the swing of things again! Doesn’t take long…lol – What a fantastic holiday we had with you in Provence. We really enjoyed everything about it and it was so much fun to be with such a   young group. I loved the way you “guided”. It was very casual and yet still very organized. I know why you have been so successful for these many years. And thank you for your suggestions for our last few days in Nice. The Windsor Hotel was perfect. A great location and we really enjoyed the outside courtyard. We did a lot of walking in Nice (really loved the city), went to St. Tropez, Eze. Monaco, etc. It was a great way to end our time in France. Thank you for posting all your pictures. They were amazing! …Take care. Au revoir from Canada” — Janet and Glen Wilson, Ontario, Canada – (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “We cannot thank you enough for making this a special trip for us. We loved every aspect of our Provence experience! The cooking classes and walks were wonderful, and we loved being able to dine in private homes…really gave us a flavor of the region. We met so many interesting people during the trip and our fabulous guide had an expert’s eye for detail. We wish you only the best in your future endeavors. Your new women only adventures are going to be a real hit. Hope to travel with you again soon!” — Bill and Joanna Hamnett, Raleigh, NC (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews

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Loire Valley Tour  “We enjoyed the intimacy of the small group, and the personal care, warmth and friendliness of all the people we ecountered at the hotel and restaurants. The castles were fascinating, the food wonderful, the pace of the trip good and our guide’s knowledge excellent!” — Dr. Bruce and Debby Farkas, Chicago, IL (Loire Valley Tour)

  “The small group setting was amazing – it allowed for greater fellowship among the group- making for a more personable experience! The trip gave me new perspective and insight through the “authentic” or local’s experience of France. I’m taking more away from this trip than merely pictures and purchases! This was a truly unique experience (not your typical cookie cutter trip)! Friendliness: emails with OTBP were answered quickly,   comprehensively and friendly. I didn’t feel like a number or just another guest. And, this trip was very relaxing, I was never exhausted or stressed, every detail was extremely well and professionally managed! This trip was leisurely, refreshing and fun! Thank you!!” — Angelica Pivarunas, Chicago, IL (Loire Valley Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “Merci, Merci! Thank you so much for a very memorable experience in the Loire Valley! We can’t thank you enough for making our first visit to the Loire Valley a wonderful experience. Every detail was so special and we will be remembering our trip with you for a long, long time! We love France and your planning and taking care of all of the details was truly appreciated and will be treasured. We hope to go on another Off the Beaten Path adventure and wish you a great summer!” – Jodye Anzalotta and mother, Suzanne Anzalotta – New York, NY and Miami, FL (Loire Valley Tour) – France Tour Reviews

  “The choice of castles was excellent. Cooking classes, dinners and markets were fun and interesting, and we LOVED the hot air ballooning, it was so much fun. Really enjoyed our guide! Thanks for a memorable time!” Ralph and Stephanie Sorley, Boston, MA (Loire Valley Tour) “Jane and I would like to reinforce to you just how much we enjoyed your attention and direction of our recent adventures in France. We will need a week to recover from the absolutely wonderful overload of exposure to the French culture, the magnificent countryside, and of course, the people and the food. We’re looking forward to coming back for your Loire Valley Tour next!” – Bruce and Jane Jackson, Melbourne Australia (Best Adventures in Provence Tour) – France Tour Reviews


Loire Valley Tour  “This entire Provence Tour was well organized but not too structured. We had plenty of time to do everything we wanted. Loved the cooking classes especially the team class-that was really different from any cooking experience I’ve had before. What a wonderful way to teach cooking and new techniques. The calanques walk was even more spectacular than I had imagined. And, St. Remy de Provence is such beautiful town, I loved shopping there for all the traditional Provence things we hear about in the US. I loved the small group – everyone was so nice and lots of fun to be with. Excellent trip. If ever you need just 1 more person to fill a last minute trip, please let me know, I’d love to come back on another trip!” — Patricia Jacubec, Washington, D.C. (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Thank you for the best trip!! It far exceeded our expectations and was well organized and filled with lots of good laughs and humor! Excellent and entertaining guides really made this a special experience! The cooking class was outstanding, loved the walks and being able to stop and take photos all along our trails. Playing pétanque was a lot of fun and the small villages were definitely a highlight. We loved our Off the Beaten Path experience! We would have never thought to have gone and done these particular activities or visited these villages on our own and we’re so glad we saw them. We loved them!!” – Dr. Neil and Dr. Jordana Jamensky, Toronto, Canada (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)


  “This was our first tour and we loved it!! We had lots of fun and enjoyed many laughs throughout the week! Cooking classes were fun and loved the hands-on part. The group size was perfect, as many had already stated, staying at one hotel as a base camp was perfect and we just had a lot of fun with the others in the group also. We will recommend you to our friends! WE HAD FUN!” — Andy and Dorothy Klavins, Bainbridge Island (Seattle), WA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “(Bordeaux Tour): Everything was so wonderful! Our Chef, his family, our Guides and the winery tours were all amazing! Being able to experience all of the activities of this trip was unbelievable. (Loire Valley): Angelique & Christophe felt like I was having dinner with friends in France, and enjoyed the balloon ride over Chenonceau. Balloon trip!! I am so glad I did it, the view was magnificant! Angelique & Christophe were great, and Bernard & Christine were wonderful!” — Laurie Crimando followed by husband Bill’s feedback, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (Have been on 3 OTBP Tours – Bordeaux Harvest Tour, Loire Valley Tour, Burgundy Tour)

  “Wonderful meals on both tours! The calanques walk in Provence was extraordinary. The market in St. Remy was also a great experience. We really enjoyed participating in the cooking classes (Provence and Bordeaux)…There was such a variety of experiences on both tours…it was fun and enlightening! We had such a great time!” — Ed and Janet Wood, Pittsburgh, PA (Have been on 2 OTBP Tours – Provence Tour, Bordeaux Tour)

  “Gosh the activities just got better and better! We loved the cooking classes and wine tasting (both Bordeaux and Provence). The calanques walk in Provence was also great! Saint Emilion village (Bordeaux) was beautiful, and having all of the winery tour appointments (Bordeaux) made for us was very appealing. We really enjoyed ourselves on both tours!” –Bob and Eileen Hamilton, Seneca, SC (Have been on 2 OTBP Tours – Provence Tour, Bordeaux Tour)

  “The walks were exceptional. Our guide’s knowledge was outstanding, lots of options each day and the restaurants were also wonderful! Loved the group we created. Thanks for a great time!” — Charleen Siemens, Vancouver, Canada (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)


Provence Tour  “Just arrived home yesterday from our lovely tour in Provence. I would give every aspect of the tour a 10/10. Our hotel was lovely, the staff very accommodating and the meals were outstanding…I loved our stop at le Bistrot du Paradou, the meal and the decor and the servers. Also thought the mas de cornud your crowning moment. Such a lovely couple in such a lovely setting. Cassis was a pleasant day trip too. Our driver Jack was excellent. Very attentive to our needs and told us (through David) some interesting aspects of French life. David was entertaining and informative and very much wanted to please. He bent over backwards for us taking us to special sites, and driving early departers to the train station in his own car. His way of explaining history made it interesting, not dry. All in all a great trip – well planned and executed. As you know, you can’t please everyone, but you and David certainly pleased me. All the best.” — Rosemary Chisholm, Toronto, Canada (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)


  “Thanks very much for a great vacation! We really enjoyed the walks and loved lunch in Paradou. The cooking class was wonderful -great people and a different activity compared to our usual holidays. Our guide was excellent! She really took care of us throughout the trip.” – Nicky and Tim Henshaw, West Yorkshire, UK (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “We loved the wide variety of activities. We feel like we have a real idea of life in Provence. We really enjoyed our group and especially loved the cooking class – it was so interesting and we really enjoyed visiting with our hosts at lunch. It was great getting to see so many special places. Cassis was awesome and beautiful! Thank you for all of your dedication to excellence, hand work and kindness. We will always remember this trip! Thank you for a life-time experience!!” – Larry and Peggy Brizgis, Moline, IL – (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)


Provence Tour  “We loved the calanques walk, St. Remy, cooking class and of course all of the eating and drinking!! Our group was so much fun and this experience was everything I wanted from Provence! We’re going to tell all of our friends about you. Thanks soo much, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.” — Mike and Beth Dizon, Manila, Philippines (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Loved the optional bike ride, the dinners, especially the first night’s dinner playing petanque and having dinner at the Chef’s home. We thoroughly enjoyed all of the hiking/walking activities and staying in one hotel for the entire trip. Thanks for a great week!!” — Russ and Mary Gentile, Jacksonville, FL (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “We enjoyed the walks and spending time in the smaller villages. Cooking class was especially enjoyable! The photos opportunities were great, and we loved the conversational and relaxed feel of the trip. There was an excellent balance of organized activities and free time. Thank you for a great week and for the last minute trip to the winery on departure day!” – Nichol and Yvonne Monaghan, Reading, PA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Thank you for a wonderful week! I loved the variety of daily activities and having time to relax and enjoy a glass of wine after a long day. The wine included at the meals was fabulous and a definite plus! The small group was great. I loved the walks, cooking classes and having plenty of “free time” to explore on my own. There was a an excellent balance between organized activities and free time.” — Erica Elder, Sydney, Australia (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “It was a fabulous trip! Thank you!! Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun. I loved the variety of activities, and having plenty of time to relax and explore on my own. My friend Erica Elder chose the trip, so I was a long for the experience and enjoyed every minute of it!!” — Carol Franke, Toronto, Canada (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)


Provence Tour  “Loved it ALL!! The new friends we made, staying in one place as a base and the group size was perfect. Every day was full of fun and lots of laughs! Our guide was wonderful, knowledgeable and lots of fun too! She was always thinking about our needs and available when we needed assistance. Thanks for a great time in Provence! ” — Ben Francavilla and Jan Hodges, Harrisburg, PA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “We loved Remi!! He was so fun!! Our favorite wineries were the ones in Saint Emilion and Graves. Antoine’s cooking class was fun and the food amazing! Our lead guide was so fabulous, charming and knowledgeable. This was such a pleasant experience and wonderful way to discover Bordeaux wine country and all of these excellent wines! Loved having Chateau Haut Brion with our picnic lunch!! You guys do a great job and it shows in the way you treat your guests and how well everything is organized. Hope to be back sooner than later on another of your tours.” — Paul and Karen Galindo, Austin, TX (Bordeaux Harvest Tour)

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  “Thanks for a great time discovering Bordeaux wine country! We enjoyed this trip a lot. The people in the group were very compatible. The winery tours were very good. It was nice to be able to see all of the different processes. We will see you again on another tour.” — Jerry and Sheila Ettinger, Raleigh, NC (Bordeaux Harvest Tour)

  “I had a taste of every piece of heaven that I wanted and expected in the Loire Valley! Loved it all! Great variety, great fun!! Can’t wait for the next adventure with you!!” — Natalie Spiro, San Diego, CA (Loire Valley Tour)

  “Just a short note to thank you for the wonderful tour this week in the Loire Valley. The variety of our activities and the fun involved, including the friendly and charming people we met, along with the warmth, ease and engaging personality of our guide, all have made this a trip I’ll remember for a very long time! I’ll certainly be looking at taking another tour with you in the future. Thank you again!” — Debbie Versace, Adelaide, Australia (Loire Valley Tour)

  “I’m thrilled that I went hot air ballooning – what a great experience! I loved seeing the chateaux – just what I expected. And, all the Chefs were delightful! I had a great time in Provence last year, and since I wanted to see the Loire Valley, I decided to take another trip with your company. I had a fabulous time again and enjoyed meeting everyone in the group. Thank you!” — Margie Krumholz, Washington D.C. (Loire Valley Tour, Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “We had a wonderful time! We especially enjoyed the cooking classes, all of the restaurants and loved our huge room at the hotel (gorgeous view). The group was a lot of fun and being able to spend time at Marc’s family estate was a special treat. Please look us up if you’re ever in NY. ” — Carmen and Barbara Morano, NY, NY (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)


Provence Tour  “We had very high expectations for this trip and you far exceeded them every day of the trip!!! This was a wonderful experience, everything was excellent! Our guide was great, really enjoyed the small group and other guests. What a great way to celebrate my 60th birthday! We learned a lot, everyday was a new adventure. You do what you do very well!!! Thanks again for a fun and memorable time! Added Note received from the Krownes – back in NY…I just wanted to share with you once again that “the trip was my dream come true for my 60th birthday”…I keep looking at all the pictures we took and smiling and put the ones you took on my facebook account…and already people are posting such nice comments.” — Ron and Liliane Krowne and adult children Andrew & Missy, Great Neck, New York (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Happy to be home but missing Provence~ thank you so much for a great time!! You’re the best!!! I was having lunch in Marseilles (bouillabaise at the Miramar YUM), I met Claudia from Paraguay and I told her about your tours! Luckily, I had one of your business cards! I will highly recommend Off the Beaten Path!!” — MJ Dino, Los Angeles, CA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Loved EVERYTHING! Liked having down time between all of the activities on both tours. These were fabulous trips! In the Loire Valley, cooking and dining with Christophe and Angelique was great, we liked all of the castles, the meals and the hot air ballooning. In Champagne, all of the tours and tastings were very special and each offered something different. We loved that there was someting new to discover each day!” — Art and Nancyjo Peters, Chicago, IL (Have been on 2 OTBP tours : Loire Valley Tour, Champagne Tour)

  “The walks were all great, and so were the wine experiences and Antoine’s cooking class. We enjoyed learning about the different wine appellations and classifications. You did an excellent job and we loved being a part of the tour. Thank you! ” — Jim Boucher and Marty Uhlmann, Cheyenne, WY (Bordeaux Harvest Tour)

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  “Cooking class and all of the walks were excellent! You did a great job! Thanks for a wonderful week and lots of laughs in Provence!” — Sharon Thiessen, Vancouver, Canada (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “This trip was truly a dream come true-so much fun and lots of interesting people both in our group and everyone we met during the tour. Loved Christophe C.’s style with us and his staff. I liked the way our guide spent time getting to know each of us individually as to our interests and special needs. The way the history and style of each chateau was recounted seemed to build to a climax. And, the ultimate was going to cooking class in a famous French chef’s home and having dinner with them. That was very special! I chose this trip two years ago for the culinary experiences, selection of chateaux and the trip length, and finally was able to find a date that wasn’t sold out and fit my schedule. Thanks for helping also to get medicine for cold so I could enjoy my trip.” — Sandy Ellison, Atlanta, GA (Loire Valley Tour)

  “Thanks for a spectacular trip in such a beautiful region! We had great dinner conversations. It was very comfortable traveling around in your minivans. The hospitality of such famous chefs was outstanding. GREAT JOB!! Already been to Bordeaux, but after our wonderful Loire experience with you we need to look at dates to come on one of your Provence Tours next!!” — Don Drapeau and Betty Folliard, Minneapolis, MN (Loire Valley Tour)


Provence Tour  “We had a wonderful experience and fun time! You were very accommodating. We especially enjoyed Marc’s cooking class at his family’s home and the bistrot dinner!” — Andy and Marianne Friedman, Phoenix, AZ (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “This was an awesome experience! We loved all of the walks, cooking classes and dinners. You will definitely see us on more trips! ” — Sisters : Nancy Reilly, Cape May, NJ and Ann Reilly, Los Angeles, CA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “People of Provence and our small group were great! This was our first tour. We chose it for its’ flexibility, group size and we really wanted to experience southern France from a different perspective. Thank you, we had a fun time! The meals were one of the many best parts of the trip. The selection of restaurants and brasseries was excellent. We also enjoyed all of the cooking classes.” — Deb and Karen Schinnerer (mother/daughter), Michigan and Washington, D.C. (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “I especially loved Cassis, our cooking classes and farewell dinner! My daughter chose this tour for me as a birthday gift. It was my first tour ever, and she chose well! I enjoyed it more than I could have ever imagined, and Off the Beaten Path has set the bar quite high for all that follow.” — Laurette Mercer, Morristown, NJ (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Thanks to our guide for everything, she really made the trip very memorable. I loved seeing the castles and smaller towns of France, meeting the people (both American and French), eating all of the wonderful food, the hotel, and again our guide-she had such interesting information to share. I had always wanted to see the French countryside, but didn’t necessarily want to go alone. This was my first tour ever and the bar has been set very high. We never had to worry or think about anything, everything was always taken care of (no worries, exactly what I was looking for). I hope to come back for your Provence Tour!” — Ann Johnson, Atlanta, GA (Loire Valley Tour)

  “Thank you for a wonderful time here in the Loire. It was so lovely meeting you and all of your friends. Angelique is soo funny and Christophe such a nice guy! All the cooking class chefs were great. We loved everything!” — Leonard and Gabriela Bebchick, Washington, D.C. (Loire Valley Tour)

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  “We had a lot of fun! All the walking and cooking was fabulous! You have so much knowledge of French culture. It is wonderful. I am sending pics in several e-mails.” — Sisters: Barbara McLean and Patricia Gilbert, Orlando, FL (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “We had a wonderful week! Our favorites included the cooking classes, all of the meals and the walk of the Calanques in Cassis! It was an amazing experience. Thank you for everything! We really appreciate your hard work to ensure we had the time of our lives! ” — Chris and Kim Hopkins, Houston, TX on ex-pat. assignment in Europe (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Thank you! It was wonderful meeting you and learning so much about Provence. The cooking classes and long walks were fun! Loved the bonus at the end of our walk, being able to visit St. Paul de Mausole and Van Gogh’s room. Liked that we stayed in one hotel for the duration of the trip and the variety of activities. We really got a nice feeling for the region.” — John D. and Linda Shorey, Harrisburg, PA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Had a great time ! Activities were exactly what we would expect from the trip literature. The group, food and activities were fun! Thanks for everything!” — Mark and Lyn Fanelli, American ex-pats on assignment in London, UK (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Just wanted to thank you for a fantastic trip. Marc’s cooking class and the day in Cassis really stood out. This was my first venture into group travel and it could not have been better! Thank you so much!” — Cathy Gold, New York, NY (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “The dinner experiences were great, as was the hiking and optional biking we chose. We loved the variety in the itinerary and all the places visited. Cassis is beautiful! Thank you! Added note from Stacy : Thanks again for a wonderful trip!” — Jim and Stacy Philip, Jacksonville, FL (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Thank you again for a wonderful time. Our guide had such a delightful attitude and understanding of French culture and approach to food, wine and way of life. Loved being in this hotel and the setting! The trip was spectacular!” — Author – Persis Knobbe, San Francisco, CA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)

  “Our group was great! Everyone really had fun together. The two cooking classes and chefs were entertaining. Especially loved playing petanque. You were great!!” — Dave and Becky Rosinbum, Olympia, WA (Best Adventures in Provence Tour)


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