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Cannes and the Cote D'Azur by rail

7 nights from £849

This lovely tour, now into its second year, is based in the world famous resort of Cannes and visits some of the renowned sights along one of the worlds most famous coastlines, with a wealth of...

Monet and the Impressionists in Normandy

3 nights from £699

Normandy is synonymous with the Impressionist movement, thanks largely to Monet's involvement in and love of the area.

This short lecture tour, based in Rouen, visits his house and...

Imperial treasures: the world of Napoleon and Eugenie

3 nights from £699

Join Dr Anne Anderson or Dr Scott Anderson to step back into 19th century France and discover a world of imperial splendour. Explore Compiègne, a former royal palace refurbished in the Empire style...

Southern Provence and the Cote dAzur by rail

6 nights from £699

Our southern Provence tour is based in the seaside town of Sanary-sur-Mer, close to Cassis and Bandol and visits Aix-en-Provence for the day, as well as concentrating on on the wonderful myriad of...

Christmas in the south of France

4 nights from £689

Join us for a Christmas holiday on the French Riviera. With mild weather, all the pleasures of the Cote d'Azur, a programme of included and optional excursions, and a stay in Menton, one of the...

Christmas in Alsace by rail

5 nights from £749

The beauty of the Alsace is in its timber clad wine towns, vast stretches of vineyards and forest cloaked mountains. At Christmas, though, there is an added magic with Christmas markets selling...

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 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...

Nice carnival and the Menton Lemon festival by rail

7 nights from £879

This tour is based around two annual events: the Nice Carnival and the Menton Lemon festival. The earliest record of the Nice Carnival is 1294, making it one of the world's oldest carnival...

Undiscovered Provence

5 nights from £649

Provence is a land of striking natural beauty and great diversity, with sun baked plains, fields of lavender interspaced with vineyards and olive groves, crowned in the distance by the hills of the...

Brittany by rail

6 nights from £769

Occupying an isolated peninsular jutting out into the Atlantic, Brittany is culturally and geographically distinct from the rest of France and so offers a glimpse of unique cultures and traditions,...

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...

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.

Nancy and the birth of Art Nouveau

3 nights from £829

The town of Nancy - a model of 18th century town planning - had a second golden age at the turn of the 20th century, when glassmaker Emile Galle founded the Ecole de Nancy, which typifies the Art...

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...

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...

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...

Louvre-Lens and the galleries of northern France

3 nights from £729

The Picardie region of northern France is perhaps overlooked by visitors who pass through on their way from Calais to Paris and beyond. The area, however, once a hub of mining and industry and the...

Basque country of Spain and France

7 nights from £769

Home to the Basque people and their language, culture and traditions, Euskal Herria (the Basque name for their ancestral land) spans the area in the western Pyrenees on the Atlantic coast of Spain...

Walking in Alsace

6 nights from £899

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...

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