Provence | 5th June to 11th June 2023
Southwest | 11th June to 17th June 2023
Normandy | 17th June to 23rd June 2023
Provence | 3rd July to 9th July
Southwest | 9th July to 15th July
Normandy | 15th July to 21st July
Week One Provence - Day 1
Bonjour!!! We pick you up this afternoon at Avignon TGV station and travel to our beautiful accommodation at Mas de Curebourg.
Provence - Day 4
It is a quieter day today. We visit the abbey at Senanque and its lavender fields.
After lunch at Gordes you can spend the afternoon at home by the pool or do some shopping in our local village of L'isle sur la Sorgue.
Provence - Day 7
We leave Provence today and drive to Bordeaux in the Southwest. We drive via Carcassone, an amazing moated village.
Southwest - Day 3
It is market day at Sarlat today and a chance for you to try the wonderful produce of the region. We will then head to the incredible cliffside village of Rocamadour for lunch and a walk around the cobbled streets.
Southwest - Day 6
A short drive today to Marqueyssac to walk around the fabulous box hedge gardens and admire the amazing views. After lunch we will go for a ride in a gabarre, a replica trading boat, down the Dordogne river.
Normandy - Day 2
Today we drive to the landing beaches of Pointe du Hoc, Arromanches and Omaha.
Normandy - Day 5
Today we visit the town of St Mère Église to tour the Parachute Museum. We then drive to St Vaast la Hogue for lunch and afterwards take a ride over the harbour to the island of Tatihou.
Provence - Day 2
Today we visit Nimes and its Roman arena. After lunch we drive to the amazing Pont du Gard.
Provence - Day 5
We head to Marseilles today for a drive around its coastline. We then travel to Cassis, a beautiful coastal village, for lunch and perhaps a swim in the Mediterranean?
Week Two Southwest - Day 1
Today we travel to our lovely accommodation at Maison de Beaumont. We will travel via the vibrant wine village of St Emilion.
Southwest - Day 4
We are going to the village of Eymet today for you to experience a different bustling market day. Then on to Bergerac for lunch and an opportunity afterwards to return home to the pool or visit Monbazillac to sample the sweet wine they produce.
Southwest - Day 7
We leave the Southwest today and travel to Normandy via Villandry, a beautiful chateau in the Loire Valley.
Normandy - Day 3
We have a rest day today. This gives you a chance to view the town of Bayeux, its Cathedral and Tapestry.
Normandy - Day 6
It is Au revoir today!!! We drop you all at the railway station in Bayeux by 9am.
Provence - Day 3
It is market day today at St Remy, one of the best in Provence. After lunch we will head to the Sanitorium St Paul where Vincent Van Gogh spent some months resting and painting.
Provence - Day 6
Today we visit Les Baux, it's pretty village and historic fortress. After lunch we walk down the hill to the Carrières Lumières, an old quarry that has been transformed into an illuminated art show.
Southwest - Day 2
We drive to the city of Perigueux today to visit the beautiful Cathedral St Front. After a coffee we will travel to Brantome the ' Venice of the South'.
Southwest - Day 5
It is cave day today and we will visit the famous Lascaux with its 20,000 year old cave paintings. After lunch we will drive to Proumeyssac to view the 'Crystal Cathedral'.
Week 3 Normandy - Day 1
We are driving to St Malo in Brittany today to wander around this picturesque 'pirate' town. After lunch we head to the historic Mont St Michel, a beautiful Cathedral and village.
Normandy - Day 4
We drive to Honfleur today to walk the cobbled streets of this quaint seaside
Town. After lunch we visit a Ciderie for a Tour through the orchard and a tasting of the famous Calvados.