Icons of France - 9 days

"You can't escape the past in Paris, and yet what's so wonderful about it is that the past and present intermingle so intangibly that it doesn...

Countries visited: France
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Walking in the French & Swiss Alps - 8 days

As imposing on the landscape as an exclamation point at the end of a sentence, the Matterhorn is impossible to ignore. Some 4478 metres high, the first...

Countries visited: France, Switzerland
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Flavours of the Dordogne - 8 days

The residents of the small towns of the Dordogne have navigated centuries of difficulty. So when it comes to the hearty and rich flavours of its famous...

Countries visited: France
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Hidden Villages of Provence - 8 days

“As a walking guide in Provence, I explore these landscapes for a living. If I had to pick my favourite place to take groups, where the...

Countries visited: France
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Images of Provence & the Côte d’Azur - 7 days

Les Deux Garçons a charming if unassuming café in Aix en Provence, promises as much a French experience as biting into a buttery, freshly baked croissant....

Countries visited: France
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Splendours of Italy & Southern France - 16 days

Founded by the Greeks then ruled by the Italians, Nice didn’t actually become a permanent part of France until 1860. This storied heritage means...

Countries visited: France, Italy
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