Custom Tours in France

Provence On Your Plate offers private small group tours in France,

  • on the dates that you choose
  • within the budget limits you set
  • visiting the places you most want to see
  • in the style of travel you like best

We specialize in revealing the true French experience, whether it’s visiting a renaissance chateau, a lively city, enjoying a cooking class, exploring a perched village, an open-air market or prehistoric painted caves.  For two to twenty people, we’ll plan and accompany you on an unforgettable trip to the world’s favorite tourist destination – France.

You can choose your lodgings from comfortable and charming hotels, atmospheric country auberges, grand luxury hotels and intimate private homes.  We have a range of styles in our hand-picked suggestion list, there’s certainly something to suit your style.  Same for your dining experiences, the whole range of experience is available, from cheap-and-cheerful to stunning temples of gastronomy.

Not sure where you want to go?  We’ll be happy to advise you, so that you have just the vacation you want. Leave the driving to us, and enjoy the view. We can advise about ferries, trains, planes and hot air balloons.  For two or twenty, we’ll provide you with transport from your arrival to your departure.

Only have a few days?  Make every hour count!  Let us organize a tour to make the most of your time, so you can take full advantage of everything you hope to see and experience.

Maybe your budget is a bit tight?  You can’t afford to miss snagging the best value-for-money places we’ve sniffed out over the years, many of which aren’t listed in any tour guide or website.  Our insider information is priceless.

When you take advantage of our insider info, you won’t risk wasting your time and money at disappointing restaurants, won’t endure having missed anything due to oddball opening hours, there’ll be no rush-rush searching for an ATM or public toilet, we’ll have personally scouted out all these and more, and will always have a viable Plan B (and C and D) in case of unanticipated circumstances.

Connie Barney plans and escorts all the Provence On Your Plate tours.  Born in the United States, she has lived in France off and on since 1966.  She spent a year at culinary school in Paris, and tours the US every winter teaching cooking classes.  Her language skills are top-flight and she’s got friends and contacts in almost every region of France.  A published author, a popular teacher, an all-around bon vivant to make your time in France the trip of a lifetime!

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