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Christmas on the Cote D'Azur by Rail

7 nights from £1099

You'll love this tour if you like: Glamorous architecture - in Cannes and Nice Superb Mediterranean cuisine Wonderful coastal scenery Modern Art at the Picasso Museum in Antibes

This...

Dordogne by rail

6 nights from £769

Probably the most beautiful river in France, the Dordogne winds majestically through a magnificent tableau of medieval hill villages, craggy hillsides, vineyards and towns full of character.

South of France - Modern art on the Riviera

3 nights from £899

The French Riviera's lyrical landscapes and azure blue waters were a source of inspiration for the artists that frequented the area in the early 20th century, making this illustrious stretch of...

Christmas in Southern Provence

7 nights from £1045

Escape to the Mediterranean this Christmas to follow in the footsteps of artists, writers and royalty through the dramatic hill towns, chic cities, glamorous resorts and fantastic scenery of southern...

French and Spanish Catalonia by rail

6 nights from £739

The historic principality of Catalonia sits on the north east of the Iberian Peninsula, reaching over the Pyrenees and along the Mediterranean coast into the old county of Roussillon in France. With...

Jura mountains by rail

6 nights from £799

The Jura, a region of forests, lakes and mountains in eastern France north of Geneva is one of France's most beautiful, yet least known corners. A delight for Francophiles - scenic beauty combined...

Provence by rail

6 nights from £599

One of the most alluring regions of France must be Provence by Rail, travelling by Eurostar and TGV trains, that conjures up images, immortalised in countless films and books, of sleepy villages,...

Art of Provence from Cezanne to Picasso

3 nights from £829

Although a region long associated with art, it wasn't until the 19th and 20th centuries that artistic luminaries flocked to capture the beauty of Provence on canvas - thanks to its climate and the...

Christmas in Lille

5 nights from £749

During December, the city of Lille fully embraces the festive spirit, the facades of the city centre twinkling beneath lavish decorations. As well as having time to enjoy Lille's huge market, this...

Dordogne, Albi and Carcassonne

7 nights from £1069

The Dordogne is a rural landscape covered with chestnut forests as well as trout-filled rivers. It’s bisected by dry-stone walls, studded with isolated farm houses and medieval stone villages which...

Christmas in Annecy

7 nights from £1095

Lake Annecy is one of the most beautiful areas of France and this Christmas tour features the lovely town of Annecy itself, majestic Mont Blanc and Chamonix, Lake Geneva, the spa town of Evian,...

Savoie by rail

6 nights from £829

This tour visits one of France’s most distinctive and beautiful areas, the mountainous Savoie region together with its atmospheric second city, Lyon, famed for its cuisine.

Our Savoie by...

Auvergne by rail

6 nights from £799

Virtually untouched by the ravages of modern tourism, the Auvergne is truly a destination for Francophiles who appreciate the spectacular volcanic mountain scenery, picturesque rural villages, often...

Christmas in the Savoie by rail

7 nights from £1025

Spend a peaceful Christmas surrounded by the wild and wintry rugged landscapes, fragrant evergreen forests and sparkling lakes of the Savoie region. Based in Château des Comtes de Challes, a...

Lot, Tarn and Haut-Garonne by rail

6 nights from £849

The departments of the Lot, Tarn and Haut-Garonne are not easily classified but constitute a wonderful combination of scenic and historic sights.

Based in the beautiful abbey town of...

Lake Orta by rail

8 nights from £1269

This wonderful tour was our first by train to Italy and focuses upon Italy's beautiful lakes from our base on pretty Lake Orta. Tour highlights include two of Italy's (and one of Switerzland's) most...

Champagne to Chablis

6 nights from £679

Taste and tour two famous winegrowing corners in Champagne and Burgundy, known for gastronomy and steeped in fairy-tale chateaux, legendary gothic cathedrals and royal history. Explore medieval...

Art Deco and Art Nouveau in Lille and Antwerp

3 nights from £669

Further to the success of our tour to Nancy, we have added an extra tour devoted to the art of the early 20th century to Lille and Antwerp.

Easily accessible in just one and a half...

Walking in Alsace

6 nights from £929

Together with local resident and walking guide, Glenn Ford, we have put together an itinerary in one of France's most beautiful and historic regions. Glenn has been organising walking tours in the...

Metz - 'Playing with Fire'

3 nights from £849

It was in Meisenthal that École de Nancy founder Émile Gallé first learnt the craft of glass blowing and decorating, which he used to great effect in his interpretation of Art Nouveau.

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