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Immerse Yourself in Local French Culture and Live Authentic Experiences!
The French Art de Vivre is famed for its slow pace, emphasis on pleasure, and impossibly rich cultural and artistic traditions. French Side Travel’s personalized trips offer you the opportunity to experience this French lifestyle. Slow down! Take some time to explore charming boutiques or watch the world pass, coffee in hand, from a chic Parisian café. Find out why France is one of the world’s top gastronomic destinations by indulging in regional delicacies in Provence’s market, taking a cooking class, or sampling wine in world-class vineyards. If you’re craving beach and sun, but still want to experience a rich cultural tradition, the French Riviera has you covered.
Wherever you go, unique experiences and enchanting discoveries await! Our authentic trips are 100% customized for you. If you can dream it, we can organize it! Contact our travel designers today and live the French lifestyle. Our team of local travel experts is ready to design the trip of your dreams.
A Week in Paris Tour
This eight-day tour takes you to see Paris’s very best while leaving you enough free time to explore. Visit the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Versailles Palace with skip-the-line tickets. You won’t be lacking for memorable culinary experiences. A day trip to impressionist painter Claude Monet’s Giverny Garden is a highlight. Lodging in a charming 4-star hotel.
Art of Living 8 days From 2,299 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
A Five-Day Wine Tour of Burgundy
Just two hours away from Paris, this is prime wine country. This five-day tour takes you for tastings of some of the finest Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune wines. Get to know appellations including Pommard, Meursault, Chassagne-Montrachet, Gevrey-Chambertin, and Romanée-Conti. The schedule also permits time to visit charming medieval Beaune and Dijon.
Art of Living, WIne Tours 5 Days From 1,299 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
The Essential Bordeaux
Enjoy the best that Bordeaux has to offer in 6 days and 5 nights. Bordeaux is a charming city brimming with beautiful 17th-century architecture, great food, and world-class wine. Just outside of the city the natural beauty impresses from the seaside Arcachon and the Dune of Pilat to the vineyards. This tour highlights this enchanting destination. Wine tours help develop your palette and expand your knowledge of the region’s wonderful whites and reds.
Art of Living, Wine Tours 6 days From 1,499 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
An Exclusive Foodie and Wine Tour of Bordeaux
Bordeaux is exemplary of French wine country, with access to some of Europe’s finest beaches and perhaps France’s best food. This tour allows you to immerse yourself in the world’s most celebrated red wines.
Art of Living & Culture, Wine Tours 8 days From 2,599 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
Châteaux and Wine in the Elegant Loire Valley
The stunning Loire Valley doesn’t disappoint. Visit the incomparable Château d’Amboise, Château de Chenonceau, and Château de Chambord. After touring the former homes of royalty, you’ll feel like royalty yourself when settling in at night in a 4-star château-hôtel in charming Amboise. Sample the fine wines of the Loire, the largest and most-diverse of France’s wine-producing regions.
Art de Vivre 5 days From 2,499 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
A Perfect Week on the French Riviera
The French Riviera is the place perfect to enjoy the sun, the beach, and the sea. You won’t have to give up on food and culture though, as the famous coastal towns of Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Nice, and Monaco have them in spades. Follow in the footsteps of great Americans and famous artists. Mingle with the stars in Cannes. Board the ferry to extravagant Monaco. The adventure wraps up in stunning Nice.
Art of Living and Culture 8 Days From 3,299 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
The Food, Wine, and Traditional Markets of Provence
This food and wine tour takes you to see and taste the best of Provence. You’ll be based in Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, two of its magical small cities. Excursions take you to see gorgeous villages, wander through vineyards, visit vibrant markets, and do extensive tastings at the prestigious Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Tavel, and the Coteaux d’Aix wineries.
Art of Living and Culture 7 Days From 2,399 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
A Culinary Journey through Lyon and Southern France
This is a trip for foodies! Your starts in charming Lyon, France’s culinary capital. From there it swings down to the sunny south for wine tasting, markets, and culture in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Cassis, Nice, and Monaco.
Art of Living and Culture 10 days From 2,699 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote
Eat, Drink, and Experience the Authentic Paris and Loire Valley
Discover highlights of Paris and the charming scenery, rich cultural heritage, and gastronomy of the Loire Valley. Cycle around the Château de Chenonceau, learn about Leonardo da Vinci at the Château du Clos Lucé, and walk through the Château de Villandry’s gardens. In Paris the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre await.
Art and Living 10 days From 5,599 €Ask us for a quote Ask us for a quote