About us

We’re an enthusiastic team of Brits and Americans with a deep love of France. We want to share that passion with you – our mission is to create for you a truly memorable experience discovering a magical region of France. We will do our utmost to answer all of your questions, share all necessary information and give you the personal attention you deserve before, during and after your trip with us.

France Today Travels is part of France Media Ltd, an established and financially strong UK limited company. We have all the necessary travel and liability insurances in place and comply with European legislation for tour operators.

Meet the team




Guy Hibbert

Guy first travelled in France aged 17, hitchhiking 1500 miles from Calais down to the Pyrénées and then over to the Cote d’Azur. The unbelievable hospitality shown by the French people en route and the incredible destinations discovered made an impact that lasted a lifetime. With a professional background in publishing and events it was inevitable that one day he would look to blend his passion for France together with his entrepreneurial streak. Although he has spent decades travelling or living in France Guy says he can’t quite believe how much more of the country is still out there to be explored!


Benjamin Stephens

Ben is our idea man! His passion lies in helping new projects bubble to the surface and then actually making them happen. Having spent over a decade working at France Media Group, predominantly in the publishing arm of France Today, FrenchEntrée & Bonjour Paris, Ben is excited to launch a natural extension of our pages by creating our own tour business. He says, “we will help our devoted readers share some of my most wonderful experiences in France.” He ought to know;  ever the romantic, he proposed to his wife in the City of Lights, overlooking the Arc de Triomphe. “La vie est belle”…


Jennifer Dugdale

With a tourism career spanning the US, UK and Europe, Jennifer directs France Today Travels and tells us it is her dream job! Having lived in France for more than a decade, she is passionate about all things French. She loves to uncover the hidden experiences that make travelling to France so special and she will also accompany all our guests in 2017. Come along and she might just tell you about her favorite restaurant in the whole of France, where her family has made many memories… in fact, don’t get her started on that topic!


Kate Doyle

For Kate, our digital specialist, the best part about working on the France Today Travels team is that she gets to be an armchair traveler every day! She loves poring over all the beautiful photos of France, remembering family vacations and skiing in the Alps, dreaming of her next trip, and bringing it to life for our readers and travelers. After managing the digital portfolio for France Media Group including the websites FrenchEntrée, France Today and Bonjour Paris, this is an exciting new project for Kate. Just leave that suitcase at home, Kate; we need someone in the office!


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Why Choose Us


Handpicked Hotels

With our local knowledge, we tease out the select smaller luxury 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.



What You Will Experience


  • "I learned so many things on this tour and got to see things I would not have had an opportunity to see or do" Thavida - Thailand
  • "Excellent trip, extremely well organized. Highly recommended" Mio - Thailand
  • "One of the best vacations that I've had. We experienced a world that large tour groups would never encounter." Lisa - United States

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