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Small group tours in France
 
Small group tours in France
 
Small Group Tours in France

SCENIC BACK-ROADS TOURING

SMALL GROUPS WITH UP TO 18 PASSENGERS

GIVING YOU THE LOCAL EXPERIENCE OF TRAVELLING THROUGH FRANCE AT A LEISURELY PACE

STAYING IN BOUTIQUE ACCOMMODATION - OFFERING CULINARY DISCOVERIES

Back-Roads small group tours are offering an authentic French experience – stunning sites of historical significance, culinary experiences to titillate the taste buds and wine tasting by the caskful as you roam the scenic roads and byways of this illustrious country. The small group sizes on our France tours (never bigger than 18) allow each individual to get the most out of their holiday experience.

If a driving holiday is not your thing, ask us about our one-day tours in most regions. 


Maximum group size 18    ***    Culinary Discoveries    ***    Boutique Accommodation
Authentic Local experience    ***    
Scenic Back roads    ***    Leisurely paced itinerary

PARIS TO NICE

PARIS TO NICE

Through Champagne, Burgundy, the Alps and Provence

Glasses glinting with bubbles and rich red wines; windows that open out on soaring mountains ranges; charming villages and fragrant fields of flowers. Join us
on a voyage through quintessential France – and discover the history, cuisine and landscapes that make this beautiful country unique.

  • 9 Day / 8 Nights Tour
  • 18 Passengers maximum
  • Cost per person from A$4,400 Twin-share
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LA BELLE FRANCE

LA BELLE FRANCE

Through Normandy, Brittany and Loire Valley

Step into a land of renowned artists and royal crusaders, hilltop monasteries and valley castles. This tour takes us from France’s dramatic northern shores to château-sprinkled countryside, breaking off to see WWII sites, explore centuries-old villages and sample home-grown delicacies.

  • 9 Day / 8 Night tour
  • 18 passengers maximum
  • Cost per person from A$3,999 Twin-share
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A TASTE OF BORDEAUX

A TASTE OF BORDEAUX

With Lourdes, Biarritz, Albi, Carcassonne and Sarlat

Earthy truffles. Exquisite wines. Take time to savour the finer things in life in South West France. As we seek out Bordeaux’s gastronomic gems and treasured vineyards, we’ll travel over soaring mountains and along the Atlantic coast, and into enchanting castles and otherworldly caves.

  • 9 Day / 8 Night tour
  • 18 passengers maximum
  • Cost per person from A$4,550 Twin Share
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WW1 Battlefields

WW1 Battlefields

Remembering the Soldiers

This fascinating and moving tour focuses on the major areas of ANZAC and Commonwealth involvement across the Western Front, the Somme and Flanders. With the flexibility to ensure that each of our guests has the chance to see memorials to his (or her) country's fallen, this tour provides a personalised experience that's as unforgettable as it is enlightening.

  • 5 Day / 4 Night tour starting in Lille
  • 18 passengers maximum
  • Cost per person from A$1,450 Twin Share - Single Supplement $1,700.00
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A Traditional Christmas in Alsace

A Traditional Christmas in Alsace

Basel - Colmar - Riquewihr -Strasbourg

When it comes to quaint medieval villages, atmospheric Christmas markets and traditional crafts and cuisine, there’s nowhere quite like Alsace. On this tour of the region’s most magical Christmas sights, we’ll stay in charming Eguisheim...

  • Learn traditional French recipes at a cooking class
  • Browse the stalls the most enchanting Christmas markets
  • Discover the beautiful 'Magic of Lights' in Colmar
  • From $2,650 per person Twin-share for a 5 Day tour
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London to Paris via Chanel

London to Paris via Chanel

St. Malo - Mt. Michel - Cancal - Dark Sky Island

Go from Great British culture to Gallic charm on this trip from London to Paris, immersing yourself in the Channel Islands' natural beauty and fascinating history along the way. Hear about Guernsey's wartime occupation first-hand from the locals, enter a bygone world on Sark and admire Jersey's exquisite landscapes.

  • 10 nights in boutique accommodation
  • 15 Meals 10 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
  • Cost form $5,929 per person
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Provence and French Rivera

Provence and French Rivera

Aix en Provence, Avignon, Cannes, Arles, Les Baux

Glamour, picturesque villages and stunning mountain scenery: this tour through the French Riviera and Provence is sure to impress with its diversity and dramatic beauty! Join us as we experience the luxury of the French Riviera, marvel at the architecture of Avignon and venture into the mighty Gorges du Verdon – soaking up some fascinating history along the way.

  • Visit the monks at the picturesque Sénanque Abbey: a historic spiritual retreat
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch and taste delicious produce at an olive farm in Les-Baux-de-Provence Explore the Gorges du Verdon: the 'Grand Canyon of Europe'
  • From $4,659 per person Twin-share
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Loire Valley Cruise

Loire Valley Cruise

A more affordable barge cruise

Take in the beautiful scenery as you drift past stunning Berry and the incredible Sologne region on this magnificent Loire Valley cruise. Along the way, we'll tick off the impressive architecture, historic cities and prestigious vineyards - making for a truly memorable (and quintessentially French) experience.

  • See the Briare Aqueduct, one of the most prestigious waterways in France
  • Visit the medieval town of Sancerre with goat cheese and wine tasting
  • Explore the romantic town of Nevers after dark on a lantern-lit walking tour
  • From $4,750 per person twin cabin
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Regional Day tours

Regional Day tours

Ideal for people not wanting to drive.

France at Leisure has a wide selection of day tours in all regions. These day tours are perfect to visit the best, and the ‘must-see’ and is the ideal solution for Australians not wanting to rent a car. All tours are in comfortable and secure air-conditioned minivans and conducted by English speaking accredited licensed driver guides.
ONE DAY TOURS OPTIONS: ANZAC in the Somme - Wine and Champagne appreciation - Cooking class - Chateaux and garden tours - Regional scenic excursions

  • Minimum 2 people and up to 8 people per minibus
  • Group discount applies for over 4 people
  • Private tour on request
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