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A Taste of France
From Paris to Provence


Join Chef Kelly English of Iris Restaurant Group, Sisco Larson of Joe's Wines & Liquor and Wendi Mihalko of Trifecta Travels on a weeklong journey in France. 

Your tour begins in the "City of Light" and moves into the heart of Provence, in Les Baux-de-Provence. Along the way you'll spend a day in the Loire Valley to visit chateaux and enjoy a private lunch and wine tasting in the fortress of Chinon. Each stop includes five-star accommodations, private tours and tastings and some free time to explore on your own.

April 19-27, 2024

This small group tour is limited to 24 people (plus your hosts) and includes accommodations, transfers and trains, private tours and tastings, two group dinners and travel insurance.   

Total cost per person (excluding airfare) is $6095. Includes five star accommodations, daily breakfast, transfers & trains, tours and tastings, two group dinners, two group lunches, and travel insurance. Does not include airfare. Based on double occupancy and a minimum of 24 travelers. 


Day 1

Friday, April 19
Flight to Paris 

Day 2


Saturday, April 20
Arrive in Paris and check in to Hotel Bel Ami in St.-Germain-des-Pres 

Day 3


Sunday, April 21
10:30am - 2pm Group bike tour of Paris with Bike About Tours
Group dinner

Day 4


Monday, April 22
Full day tour of the Loire Valley with guided visits of Villandry or 
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, followed by a private lunch and wine tasting in the Fortress of Chinon

Day 5


Tuesday, April 23
Free day to explore Paris 
Late afternoon private wine tasting 

Day 6


Wednesday, April 24
Take the train to Avignon & Private Transfer to Hotel in Les-Baux-de-Provence
Check in to Hotel de Baumaniere

Day 7


Thursday, April 25
Gastronomical tour of Provence to include Roussillon, Menerbes, Gordes and Chateauneuf du, truffles, wine and more!

Day 8


Friday, April 26
Free day to explore
Final group dinner at La Cabro d'Or

Day 9


Saturday, April 27
Flight home (suggested from Marseille Airport and trip includes transfer to airport).

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