Announcing our SUMMER 2019 Tours

Join us on an authentic, unforgettable group trip to a special region of France.

MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS

 Jump in to discover a choice of five inspiring France Today trips for Summer 2019!
And for a pre-trip appetizer enjoy our videos below…




WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY AFTER THEIR TRIPS


  • “The magical places we visited and meeting fascinating locals were the highlights of a memorable trip” 
  • "Excellent trip, extremely well organized. Highly recommended" 
  • "One of the best vacations that I've had. We experienced a world that large tour groups would never encounter."
  • "I never felt like a tourist. I just relaxed and enjoyed a very special experience"
  • “It was one of the best trips to France that I’ve ever had” 

Why Choose Us


Handpicked Hotels

With our local knowledge, we tease out the select smaller hotels that offer comfort, authentic charm and ambiance to enhance the pleasure of your journey.

Immersive Journeys

We strive to provide unique experiences you would not have access to as an individual traveller. Our writers and resident guides ensure you get to discover a side of France that will charm, educate and surprise you.

A True Vacation

There’s no rushing involved. Our relaxed pace gives you time to savour these rare experiences. And our professional tour managers take care of all the logistical details, leaving you free to relax.



STAY IN TOUCH WITH FRANCE TODAY TRAVELS

Stay in touch with us to be updated as our new programs are announced! France Today has been sharing insights and celebrating the beauty of France since 1985. Our experienced tour managers, writers and editors are on the ground in France discovering the special and authentic people, places and pleasures that make the country so unique. We’ll be happy to keep you posted about new regional trips and themed tours.


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French facts!


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Village Farmers Markets

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Historic Monuments

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Varieties of Cheese

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Mountain Ranges

Reviews

What they say...

arfarf
arfarf
20:50 12 Jun 19
What a fantastic tour! This was an insider's view of Provence, with delightful, authentic experiences. As often as I had been to this part of France, I had never had encounters with locals in this fashion, and it made for a totally memorable week. Highly recommended!
Susan Dick
Susan Dick
23:54 14 Jul 18
My husband and I were delighted with our recent tour of the Dordogne with France Today Travels. The tour was very well organized, the activities were varied and interesting, the hotel choices were enchanting and our tour guide Jennifer was friendly, attentive and very professional. We had experiences that we would never have discovered on our own,. The tour was well-paced and included special dinners, casual picnics, visits to historic sites and interactions with residents of the area including a lesson on truffle hunting and an invitation to visit the kitchen of an up and coming chef. Our visits to Lascaux 4 and Fond de Gaume to view the prehistoric cave paintings were certainly a highlight, but the special personal touches throughout the tour made this experience uniquely memorable. We loved every minute!
Cynthia Coe
Cynthia Coe
18:08 26 Jun 18
France Today delivered everything and more! Our tour of the Dordogne area was enchanting and made very unique under the guidance of our wonderful tour director, Jennifer Dugdale.
Fred Harrison
Fred Harrison
19:37 23 Jun 18
France Today Tours We went on this year’s “Delightful Dordogne” tour organized by France Today Travels. Everything was carefully planned and faithfully executed by the tour director, Jennifer Dugdale. The lodgings, Le Manoir de la Malartire, right across the street from the Dordogne river in Vézac, and the Moulin du Roc in Champagnac de Bélair, situated on its stream to power the walnut mill, were wonderfully comfortable and centrally located to our various excursions. The food of the region is renowned throughout France, and France Today Travels organized a wonderful sampling, from a Michelin one-star restaurant, to a visit to a Friday village market in Brantôme, where some of the shops are dug into caves. While our restaurant excursions will be with us for a long, long time, we also enjoyed picnics. A major highlight was the visit to the sites of prehistoric cave paintings at Lascaux and Font de Gaume, where we were among the 70 visitors permitted that day. We cannot speak highly enough of the experience.
Lanie Goodman
Lanie Goodman
11:17 01 Oct 17
France Today Travel's first Provence tour was a terrific experience for anyone who wants to learn more about the flip side of Provence, beyond the Peter Mayle clichés, and see how the real folks cook, pick and distill lavender, hunt for truffles and unwind with a game of pétanque. Highlight: standing in a pungent lavender field with a sweeping view of the Alpilles, and one lone oak tree. As if that weren't enough, there was a homemade surprise for the group--a lavender ice cream sandwich thrust into my hands, which I promptly devoured. My idea of bliss.
Thavida Bijayendrayodhin
Thavida Bijayendrayodhin
14:37 05 Jul 17
I have always wanted to see the lavender fields of Provence so my friends and I jumped at the chance to join the France Today Tour. We were lucky in many ways. For one, it seems we were the first tour for this region so we were sure that the tour would be well thought out including as many interesting aspects as possible. Secondly, we were only a group of eight travellers in all so we were well taken care of. The fact that the group was compatible and got along was an added bonus. And lastly we had a gem of a tour guide in Jennifer Dugdale who was efficient, thoughtful and made sure all our needs were met. I learned so many things on this tour and got to see things I would not have had an opportunity to see or do like go truffle hunting with Johann, Jean Marc and their dogs, had meals cooked especially for us by Joyce and Mathilde and saw lavender fields that stretched to the horizon. I especially enjoyed roaming around the farmers' market. I definitely would recommend this tour to anyone interested in exploring this region.
Prapasri Frisch
Prapasri Frisch
18:33 04 Jul 17
Excellent trip, extremely well organized. Highly recommended.
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