Villages & Markets in France

Stroll around quaint century old villages, explore some narrow paved streets or relax on the outside terrace of a typical café, frequented by locals.

If you like farmers markets or antiques, we will plan your daily itineraries so you can wander along the stalls and maybe find some special souvenirs. 

villages and markets

 

Wandering in typical villages on farmers'market day will give you a taste of the real France.

 

Our self guided tours to typical villages

Duration
16 days
Price
US$ 4090

The Center of France on the Back Roads

Region
in Champagne, Burgundy, Loire Valley & Normandy

Back roads are the best way to discover France at your own pace and get a real feel for the country.

Heritage & History
Villages & Markets
Sceneries
Duration
16 days
Price
US$ 3880

Castles, Caves & Coves

Region
in Loire Valley, Dordogne, Carcassonne & French Riviera

Discover French culture and history through 3 of its most representative regions: the Loire Valley, Dordogne and the Riviera, with a nice stop in Carcassonne.

Wine Tasting
Villages & Markets
Art & Museums
Duration
13 days
Price
US$ 3200

The diversity of French Landscapes

Region
in Loire Valley, Dordogne & Provence

Let yourself be carried away by three of the most iconic regions of France. From the Vallée de la Loire's "sweet life" to Dordogne's castles and Provence's colorful landscapes, you'll have a most enjoyable journey!

Wine Tasting
Villages & Markets
Sceneries
Duration
13 days
Price
US$ 3350

Scenic Roads & French Cuisine

Region
in Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Dordogne

Travel through three of the most fascinating regions in France. Let your friendly Hosts introduce you to the French "sweet life" in their charming B&Bs.

Wine Tasting
Villages & Markets
Sceneries
Duration
13 days
Price
US$ 3180

The Loire Valley & Bordeaux UNESCO sites

Region
in Loire Valley & Bordeaux

Uncover every hideaway of the Loire Valley and Bordeaux UNESCO heritage. Taste typical regional food at your Hosts’ table and stay at Bed & Breakfasts with unique atmospheres.

Heritage & History
Villages & Markets

Our Travelers’ Reviews

Carol
We have just returned from a road trip around France and with Emilie's help, we had one of the best trips we've ever had. We travel extensively and I normally do my own research and bookings because we don't like using formal , organised tours and we were looking for advice on self driving holidays in France. Emilie's attention to detail is …
Dianne & Bob
Emilie & Guillaume did an amazing job organizing and helping us on our trip to France this month. I cannot speak highly enough! Everything was planned to perfection and things went smoothly. We did a few days in Paris, Normandy and Provence, and in each one what they planned was spectacular. We especially enjoyed the wine tasting and picnic in …
Linda & Scott
This was our first visit to France to celebrate my 40th birthday. We started in Reims/Champagne region, Burgundy, Loire Valley Normandy and finished in Paris. Our 21 day trip was exceptional in every way! Emilie and her team thought of everything and their service from fist email to our return home could not be faulted. The only way I can describe …

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