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Using their detailed knowledge of ‘l’Hexagone’, our specialists have curated some sample itineraries to help spark ideas for exploring France’s landscapes and culture. You could choose to focus exclusively on exploring the littoral and hilltop villages of the French Riviera, or tread in the footsteps of celebrated artists in Provence. You can delve into France’s history, from the posturing of French kings in the Loire Valley’s chateaux to Paris’s revolutionary architecture and a Normandy imprinted indelibly by World War II.

Think of these itineraries as launchpads, as our specialists will craft a trip tailored to your particular thematic and geographical interests.

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Ideas for your trip to France

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in France, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

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Highlights of Bordeaux and the Dordogne

  • Visit caves that house prehistoric artwork.

  • Try your hand at cooking traditional dishes from the Dordogne.

  • Tour some of France’s most celebrated wine regions.

  • Explore medieval hilltop castles and sail along the Dordogne River.

10 Days from $4,360pp

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Highlights of London and Paris

  • Explore the Tower of London with an iconic Beefeater guard.

  • Indulge in a classic afternoon tea that you helped prepare yourself.

  • Travel through London's back streets with a local in a vintage Mini Cooper.

  • Enjoy a day trip to Château de Versailles with skip-the-line access.

  • Explore the Louvre by night for a unique way to see the museum’s most famous works.

  • Eat your way through Saint-Germain on a delicious pastry and chocolate tour.

7 Days from $5,135pp

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The Rhône-Alpes in depth

  • Experience the gastronomic hub of Lyon.

  • Discover Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions.

  • Visit the serene Lac d'Annecy.

  • Hike the French Alps.

  • Walk inside an ancient glacier.

11 Days from $6,555pp

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Introduction to French Art & Architecture

  • Take in all of Paris’s major monuments by boat.

  • Explore the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay with a private guide.

  • Venture to Giverny to visit Claude Monet’s famous ’Water Lilies’ garden.

  • Wander around the old-world fishing village of Honfleur.

  • Discover the royal chateaux of the Loire Valley.

11 Days from $6,915pp

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The Leonardo da Vinci grand tour of Europe

  • Examine the Mona Lisa with an expert local guide in the Louvre in Paris.

  • Stroll through Leonardo’s chateau and gardens in the Loire valley where he died.

  • Visit the Queen’s Gallery in Buckingham Palace to view the Royal Collection of da Vinci drawings.

  • Explore a room dedicated to Leonardo’s work on a guided tour of Uffizi Gallery.

12 Days from $6,920pp

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An introduction to French wine

  • Discover the famous chateaux and wineries of the Loire Valley.

  • Cycle through the vineyards in Saint-Émilion.

  • Taste the wines of the Médoc appellation.

  • Explore the Beaujolais and Burgundy wine regions.

10 Days from $7,460pp

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London, Paris & Rome in a nutshell

  • Explore London aboard a vintage double-decker bus that serves afternoon tea.

  • Discover some of London's finest small businesses on a food walking tour that includes several tastings.

  • Enjoy visiting the iconic highlights in Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, and the Louvre.

  • Explore the Vatican museums and Sistine chapel with a private guide.

  • Zip around Rome on a classic Vespa motorbike.

10 Days from $7,950pp

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Paris, Provence and Barcelona

  • Enjoy visiting iconic Parisian sites.

  • Explore the small hilltop villages of Provence.

  • Take a helicopter orientation tour of Barcelona.

  • Taste typical Spanish tapas.

12 Days from $8,320pp

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London & Paris luxury honeymoon

  • Cycle past royal palaces and historic sites on a private tour of London.

  • Delight in a full day cooking class at a well-respected Parisian cooking school.

  • Get to know the City of Light with a private driver in a 1960s vintage car tour.

10 Days from $14,995pp

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Grand Tour of France

  • See the highlights of Paris including the Louvre, Notre Dame, and the Eiffel Tower.

  • Experience the D-Day beaches in Normandy.

  • Take a tour of Mont Saint-Michel in Brittany.

  • Marvel at the grandeur of Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley.

  • Discover the Roman history of Provence at the Pont-du-Gard.

  • Soak up the sun on the French Riviera.

21 Days from $16,530pp

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Classic Luxury Provence & the French Riviera

  • Hunt for truffles with a local expert and trained dog before enjoying a four-course gourmet meal in Ménerbes.

  • Sample some of France’s best-known wine appellations at Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

  • Explore the Roman and medieval heritage of Pont-du-Gard, Uzès and Arles with a guide.

  • Walk the streets of Monaco, Monte Carlo and Èze.

  • Relax and enjoy coastal views over a glass of champagne on a private sunset cruise.

13 Days from $16,950pp

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