French Heritage & History

The French heritage is no longer to be advertised: Churches, Castles, Century Old Buildings, Manors, Mansions, Abbeys, etc...

History lovers will have more than what they can learn and process in a vacation time.

loire valley castles

We also understand that it can be "too much".

We plan the daily suggested itineraries so our travelers can get "a bit of everything" they like and won't feel bored.

 

Our self guided tours for history lovers

Duration
10 days
Price
US$ 3160

From Verdun history to the Loire castles

Region
in Verdun, Burgundy & Loire Valley

This itinerary gives a nice overview of the center of France: from Verdun WWI battlefields to the wine and heritage of Burgundy, ending in the Loire Valley with its gardens, castles and sweet life.

Wine Tasting
Heritage & History
Duration
13 days
Price
US$ 3850

The North-East of France from the WWI history to the Vineyards

Region
in Champagne, Verdun, Burgundy & Paris

Explore the North-East of France and jump into French wines & History ! Starting in Reims, capital of the Champagne region, you will learn many stories including Joan of Arc, Marie-Antoinette and a famous widow...Clicquot. A private guide will make the World War 1 alive for you to get a comprehensive overview of the Verdun battlefields. You will bike and taste in Burgundy and end this journey in Paris.

Wine Tasting
Heritage & History
Duration
26 days
Price
US$ 6240

Paris, the Loire Valley and Normandy at a slower pace

Region
in Paris, Loire Valley & Normandy

This itinerary will take you to 3 of the richest regions of France, at a relaxed pace and away from the beaten tracks. We recommend flying into and out of Paris on this itinerary.

Wine Tasting
Heritage & History
Duration
26 days
Price
US$ 6450

From Provence to Paris - Immersion into the "Real France"

Region
in Provence, Basque Country, Dordogne, Loire Valley & Paris

This itinerary will take you from South to North over some of the most typical and beautiful French scenic roads. We recommend flying into Marseille airport.

Heritage & History
Villages & Markets
Duration
4 days
Price
US$ 1950

World War II History Tour

Region
in Normandy & Paris

If you are interested in WWII history and/or have a family member who fought in the Battle of Normandy, this tour is just for you. We can plan a general itinerary based on what we think you would be most interested in, or you can tell us. For example, North Americans may like to visit the American and Canadian beaches of Omaha, Utah and Juno, and the American and Canadian war cemeteries. If you have a family connection, we will plan an itinerary that follows the route they took with their battalion during the Battle of Normandy. WWII Family History Tour What is truly unique about this tour is …

Heritage & History
Duration
26 days
Price
US$ 6080

Self-Driving around France - from Paris to Nice

Region
in Paris, Normandy, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Carcassonne, Provence & French Riviera

Spend about a month to travel from Paris to Nice on the French Riviera and get a real feel for France!

Wine Tasting
Heritage & History
Sceneries
Duration
13 days
Price
US$ 3480

A Genuine Trip to the South West of France

Region
in Carcassonne, Basque Country & Dordogne

Explore the South West of France: its cliff hanging fortresses in the Cathar Country and Dordogne, “most beautiful villages of France” and very rich and unique gastronomy.

Heritage & History
Gourmet Experience
Sceneries
Duration
13 days
Price
US$ 3320

Southern France from West to East

Region
in Basque Country, Carcassonne & Provence

This unique self-drive itinerary will have you cross the South of France from the West coast of the Basque Country to the beautiful Provence, its cicadas and lavender fields.

Wine Tasting
Heritage & History
Sceneries
Duration
1 day
Price
US$ 550

Bayeux & the WWII Sites in a Day

Region
in Normandy

Get immersed into the Battle of Normandy and Bayeux history. How To Get There This Day Tour starts in Bayeux. From Paris, you can take a direct train. Bayeux Old City Bayeux may not be well known compared to Omaha Beach but the city has a lot to interest travelers. We plan for you to walk around Bayeux old city in the morning. We will provide a detailed map and information: restaurants, special shops, streets you don’t want to miss. You will also see the famous Bayeux Tapestry which is a beautiful testimony of the Middle Ages and William the Conqueror history. The WWII Landing Sites In the …

Heritage & History
Duration
1 day
Price
US$ 550

A Day Into Dordogne's History

Region
in Dordogne

Discover Dordogne’s must sees and hidden beauties in a day from Sarlat. How To Get There This day tour starts from Sarlat. From Bordeaux, you may take a train or bus to Sarlat (about 1hr30). Dordogne is one of our favorite regions of France and we like to have our travelers see this area through our insiders’ eyes. Sarlat & Prehistoric painted caves Sarlat historic city is a great base to explore Dordogne and to start your day. You will take a short tour to Sarlat paved streets and get up the Cathedral’s tower elevator to get a unique view over the city lauze-stone roofs. If you are there on a …

Heritage & History
Villages & Markets
Duration
1 day
Price
US$ 680

A Day in Mont Saint Michel

Region
in Normandy

Spend a memorable day exploring the mythical Mont Saint Michel! How to get there This tour starts in Avranches, near Mont Saint Michel. You may take a train or a bus from Paris. If you stay in the area, we may also meet you directly in Mt St Michel parking lots. Mont Saint Michel is one of the most visited sites in France and many travelers are caught in the crowds. We will plan your day for you to enjoy this unique site at its best. Walk Bare feet in Mont Saint Michel Bay In the morning, you will follow a local guide, specialized in nature and bird watching. He will take you, together with …

Heritage & History
Sceneries
Duration
1 day
Price
US$ 315

Romantic Day Tour in the Loire Valley

Region
in Loire Valley

How to Get There If you are already in the Loire Valley, we can plan your day from your accommodation. If you are in Paris, you may take a 1 hour high speed train to Tours train station. For this special day, we plan for you to get an overview of the diversity of the Loire Valley. Bike Ride in the Loire You will start the day on a bike ride, to enjoy the countryside at your own pace. If you don’t feel like biking a lot, we can also rent an electric bike for you. We will provide everything you need, including several itineraries from 20 kms – 13 miles to 50 kms – 31 miles. In all circuits, you …

Wine Tasting
Heritage & History

Our Travelers’ Reviews

Kristina
I can't say enough good things about Emilie and France Just For You! From start to finish, Emilie was responsive, listened to our requests (and changes) and planned a wonderful trip for our 20th Anniversary. Her attention to detail did not go unnoticed and everything was perfect. We will definitely use them again our our next adventure.
Harriette
We were referred to this company by some friends that had traveled with them in the past. I was celebrating my 70th birthday and wanted to visit the Provence area of France. Our trip ran smooth as silk. The B & B's were wonderful. The events planned by France Just for You were delightful. The rental car made our trip so easy. I highly recommend …
Patricia
This was a perfect holiday put together so personally for us by Emilie of France Just For You. Every B&B was exceptional with charming hosts. Our personalised tour book was excellent and everywhere that was suggested we visit never disappointed. We travelled through Burgundy, Loire Valley and Normandy over 17 days. So many highlights,two in …

Our Travelers’ Photos

Scott & Linda
From Australia
In Mont Saint Michel
Christina & her niece
from Australia
In the Wolves Sanctuary in Guéret
Yvette & David
from the US
on the French Riviera, near Nice
Amy
from the US
Enjoying a great view in Burgundy
Scott
From Australia
Making "chou" buns in the Loire Valley
Ann & Jim
From the US
In Amboise castle by the Loire river
Michele, Jacques, Nicole, Gaetan, Joanne & Keith
from Canada
In the Loire Valley
Bob & Naomi
From the US
In Monet's gardens in Giverny, Normandy
Deborah & Richard
from the US
On Omaha Beach, Normandy
Tonia & Peter
from Canada
at the Louvre Museum in Paris
Nancy & Paul
from Canada
On the French Riviera
Kathy & Mark
from the US
Truffle Hunting in Provence