About French Side Travel

Your Local Travel Agency in France

French Side Travel is a family-owned French DMC catering to the luxury market in France. We organize tailor-made, original tours throughout all of France including Corsica, Guadeloupe, and Martinique. We’re based in Paris and Aix-en-Provence, and we pride ourselves on our extensive local knowledge, dedication to customer service, and a keen attention to detail. We offer a mix of classic products such as hotels, visits, and meals with authentic products like luxurious bed and breakfasts and activities with locals. You won’t find our high-end travel packages in travel brochures. Each of our tours is 100% customized to our traveler’s unique needs and preferences.


France truly has something for every taste, from untouched nature to dynamic cities and from quaint seaside villages to abbeys perched in the mountains. It’s a hub for art, culture, gastronomy, fashion, and much, much more. We look forward to helping you or your clients to explore hidden jewels, visit iconic must-sees, shop in a bustling market, and immerse yourselves in the French Art de Vivre.


French Side Travel welcomes inquiries from both travelers and travel agencies. Travelers to France may reach us here.


For travel agencies, we look forward to being your DMC for France. We provide valuable assistance and real local knowledge to your travel requests in France. We help expand your portfolio of premium and exclusive offerings.


For Business to Business inquiries please contact sales@frenchsidetravel.com.

Our Founders

Having turned our passion into our profession, we are a father and son team that offers our clients meaningful travel experiences designed to amaze.


Paul is a dyed-in-the-wool globetrotter. He has traveled to more than 50 countries. Perhaps the most memorable were hitchhiking from France to India in the early 1980s and walking the Camino de Santiago from Arles to Santiago de Compostela in 2015.
Before founding French Side Travel he enjoyed a 30 year-long journey working for European tour operators. He holds a Master’s Degree in tourism and economy from the Business School of Grenoble and an Executive MBA from the Neoma Business School in Paris.
His priorities are sharing authentic travel experiences and helping travelers discover France in a different way!


Mark holds a Master in International Business from the Paris School of Business. The young Franco-German has gained travel industry and communication experience working in Paris, London, Cologne, New Delhi, and Sydney.
Mark has ambitious goals for French Side Travel. He wants to fulfill his childhood dream to create a company that allows his to widely share his passion for travel in France with visitors from around the world.

Mark’s inventiveness and fresh vision enrich Paul’s lifetime of  knowledge and experience.

These qualities ensure great service and memorable travel experiences.