France Travel  


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Global Philosophy Travel and our affiliated France Travel experts are proud to offer cultural, customized travel to France! Our travel agency focuses on tours of France, French vacation packages for the independent traveler as well as special customized small group tours of France. Whether this is your first France vacation or your 5th, our France travel packages are sure to fit your interests and desires. From famous French cities such as Paris to small, off-the-beaten-path French villages such as Eze, there's no better way to travel France than with the expert guidance of Global Philosophy Travel and our France Travel experts!

Sample France Travel Itineraries: (Remember, the sky is the limit for us! The following France Travel Packages are just an idea of what is possible. Cities, number of nights, etc. can all be customized per request).

Travel France Idea 1: France for Wine Lovers--Champagne, Burgundy and Alsace

Explore the vineyards of Eastern France on this sample itinerary!
Fly into Paris
Hotel accommodations for 3 nights in Paris with sightseeing
Pick up rental car and drive to Champagne where you will visit Reims and Epernay 
Continue to Alsace for 3 nights in or around Strasbourg
Visit the pretty wine villages of Ribeauville and Riquewhir
Continue south with a visit of the prestigious Burgundy vineyards
3 nights accommodations in an authentic chateau or in Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy
Enjoy a French cooking class
Hot air balloon ride over the vineyards of Burgundy
Bike riding through vineyards and small French villages

Travel France Idea 2: Discover Provence

Arrive in Avignon either via rail or flight into Marseille
4-nights Avignon with sightseeing including the Medieval Pope's Palace
Explore the surrounding hills of the Luberon and its charming hilltop villages
Discover the enduring Roman monuments of Arles, Nimes and Pont du Gard
Taste French wines of Chateauneuf du Pape and other Cote du Rhone Appellations
2-nights Aix en Provence, the hometown of painter Paul Cezanne
Discover French cooking with a "Foods of France" culinary class
Return to Paris by rail or fly back home from Nice or Marseille

Travel France Idea 3: Fairytale Loire Valley  

Fly into Paris
Take a train to Tours and pick up a car to visit the French Renaissance castles of the Loire Valley.
Your first day will be dedicated to the stunning French castles of Chenonceau and Amboise
Second day will be dedicated to the French castles Villandry and Azay le Rideau
Third day will be spent visitign the French castles of Blois and Chambord
Taste the French wines of the Loire Valley-- Chinon and Vouvray
Hot air balloon ride over the castles
Return to Paris

Travel France Idea 4: Sublime French Riviera

Fly to Nice, spend 5-nights in Nice or Cannes
Relax by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea
Explore the French Riviera coastline all the way to Monte Carlo
Discover the stunningly charming villages above Nice like Eze and Vence
Indulge in a spa treatment
Enjoy wine tasting
Discover the French Riviera by a romantic sunset cruise
Try your luck at the casino in Monte Carlo or at Ruhl in Nice
Fly home from Nice

Travel France Idea 5: Paris Essential

Fly to Paris, 7-nights boutique hotel or a 5-star palace
Museum Pass
Metro Pass
Private walking tour with an historian
Cooking class
Dinner with a Parisian family
Flower Arrangement Class where you will learn the art of Parisian flower arranging!
Wine tasting class
Fly home from Paris

Travel France Idea 6: French River Cruise/Canal Barging

Cruise the picturesque inland waterways of France on an intimate French canal barge or luxurious river cruise! French river cruises and canal barging is available in Alsace-Lorraine, Champagne, Burgundy and the Upper Loire Valley as well as the Siene River. This is one of the most intimate, romantic and charming ways to discover France, off-the-beaten-path, upclose and personal! The following France Canal Cruise is an idea of what is available:

French Canal Cruising - Burgundy: Situated in the heart of France, this peaceful and charming region is connected by a network of over 600 miles of canals and waterways! Burgundy has been at the crossroads of France since the prehistoric age and the history and culture is mesmorizing as is the delightful Burgundy wine which you will surely enjoy throughout your French Canal Cruise! Burgundy Canal Cruise Highlights Include: walking tours of Dijon, the historic capital of Burgundy, visiting the beautiful French wine town of Beaune, French wine tasting in Santenay, dinner ashore at Lameloise, intimate cruising through some of France's smallest canals and waterways, passing historic villages where you can almost reach out and touch the cobbled walkways worn smooth by the feet of so many centuries or where you can catch the scent of just baked French croissants! Canal boats are small in size and very intimate with limited cabins. It is essential to book early so if you've ever dreamed of traveling France by canal cruising or river barging, contact us today! We can't recommend enough this very special way to travel.

Travel France Idea 7: Rent a French Villa or French Chateaux

Our travel agency can assist you with renting a French villa or chateaux. Let us know your needs, the region you are interested in and we will provide you with recommendations!

Our travel agency also offers active adventure trips to France! We can assist with the following active France Travel:

Walking Tours
Cycling Tours
Hiking Tours
Multi-Sport Tours
Hot Air Ballooning
Canal Cruising
Barge Cruises

Miscellaneous Travel France Ideas:

Wine Tours
Cooking Tours
Self Drive/Chauffeur Driven Tours
Villa/Chateaux Holidays
Art/Museum Tours
Castle Tours
Honeymoon Packages
Adventure: Ski, Hike, Walking Tours, Cycling, etc
Christmas and New Year's Packages
Spring in Paris Packages
Small Charming Countryside Hotels
Centrally Located Historic Hotels
and much more!!

100's of other France Travel itineraries available! Contact us to your Customize France Travel Now:
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France Travel is our Specialty! Contact our France Travel Experts today to customize a special vacation package to France, a canal cruise or river barge vacation, French chateau rental or Paris city-stay vacation package.



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