Starts in Paris 21 May
Paris 3 June
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This is the ultimate food and wine adventure for discerning
hedonists who appreciate and want the best France has to
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Serge Dansereau, one of our most acclaimed
Bathers’ Pavilion restaurant fame and author of
many fabulous cook books in the most unique
and luxurious trip of gastronomy, wine, and good time. The
tour will meander leisurely through Cognac,
Bordeaux, Saint Emlion, the Medoc, Dordogne, Loire Valley and
back to Pars . The tour will start in
Paris then take
you on a discovery of the very best of the gastronomy, wines,
culture and history of these stunning regions. We will take
you to places normally not accessible to the public and open
the doors to many unique and fascinating experiences.
The 2004 and 2005 tours sold out very quickly, so make sure you book
as early as possible to
avoid missing out, as this tour is limited to a small group of
about 20 lucky participants. Your travel companions will be
generally mature well travelled individuals, all linked
harmoniously by a common interest in good food, wine and a
good time, as well as a great love and interest in France. Most have travelled extensively but want to enjoy a
trouble free trip where everything is taken care of.
This is no ordinary tour, and you will feel that you are
experiencing something special. You will benefit of the
considerable local knowledge of the two leading experts on
gourmet food luxury and travel in France to take you to
those special places not accessible to ordinary
travellers. At the same time you will have plenty of
opportunities to do your own thing, if you so desire, to
indulge in your own individual activities.
addition to the obvious emphasis on good food and wine, you
will be able to discover the fascinating history, traditions,
rich culture and medieval architecture of the diverse regions
visited during a number of small informed presentations and
co-host on this extraordinary tour will be Christopher de
Doby, Managing Director of French Travel Connection, recognized
as the foremost expert on travel in France, especially in
unique and luxurious style. Christopher and the French
Travel Connection have been named as the "Best French
travel specialist in the world" in October
2004 by the French government and in August 2006,
Christopher was awarded the "Gold
Medal for Tourism" by the French minister for
tourism. These are two of the highest and most prestigious
awards available and are rarely given outside of France, and
recognise our superior professional service together with
our quality and innovative products. Christopher
will lead you to many of his secret places to help you
discover and wonder at the special hidden parts of France
rarely seen by ordinary tourists and immerse you in the many
historical anecdotes surrounding the villages and towns
Accommodation in luxury hotels as indicated,
with breakfast, service charges, porterage and taxes included.
Travel in luxury air conditioned
coach with driver.
Gourmet lunches and dinners with
wine as indicated.
Visits with entrance fees and professional
guides as indicated.
Serge Dansereau's incomparable
knowledge of French gastronomy, cuisine and passion for all
things French and his unique contacts which will open the
doors to many fabulous places not available to the general
Services of a multilingual
Arrival transfer from airport to
hotel in Paris. (Air City share minibus service)
Travel insurance. We strongly recommend
that you take out the best possible cover.
Expenses of a personal nature.
Passport is compulsory. Australian
passport holders do not need to obtain an entry visa to
France prior to departure.
Price per person Twin Share
Price per person Single
This represents outstanding
value for money in view of the very high standard and cost
of accommodation, meals etc.