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tours, food and accommodation - picnics in provence

All our tours are flexible, you can join us for a delightful week spent in the idyllic private home of interior designer Kathryn Ireland in the south west of France or choose to base your vacation at a luxury villa in northern Provence.
Come with us and explore France off the beaten track, the gastronomic delights, local characters, splendid wine,  incredible scenery and all that these beautiful parts of France have to offer

BRAND NEW EXCLUSIVE DEPARTURES FOR 2019


Provence Tour Dates

Enjoy a fabulous week in Provence in our luxury villa/hotels, gourmet food, markets, cooking classes with a difference, world class sommeliers, Michelin trained chefs, wineries and exploration of this amazing countryside.


JOIN US ON AN IDYLLIC SMALL GROUP BRAND NEW TOUR FOR 2019 THROUGH THE BEST OF PROVENCE AND THE FRENCH RIVIERA

8 nights/9 days
We start in Nice staying in a superb 5 star hotel overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean.
Next stop, a glorious hotel at the top of a tiny hilltop village surrounded by vines for a heavenly 2 nights.
We finish with 4 nights in an exclusive boutique hotel deep in the Provencal countryside with views to die for everywhere you look
Our days will be spent delving into the very best Provence has to offer – all off the beaten track, a true insiders tour.

May 18 to 26
This May tour has an optional 3 night extension tour to Bordeaux from 26 to 29 June

June 1 to 9
This June tour has an optional 3 night extension tour to Bordeaux from 9 to 12 June

August 24 to September 1
This September tour has an optional 3 night extension tour to Bordeaux from 1 to 4 September

September 7 to 15
This September tour has an optional 3 night extension tour to Bordeaux from 15 to 18 September

Please contact us for a full itinerary and prices – these exclusive tours for 2019 are a one off and cheaper than we’ve ever offered a tour before in our 12 years of delighting in Picnics in Provence!

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Tarn et Garonne Tour Dates, based at Kathryn Ireland's House

Our seriously decadent tours in the bucolic Tarn et Garonne region of France are based at the beautiful private home of renowned interior designer Kathryn Ireland
This very spacious truly exquisite French house and it's outdoor entertaining area has been named “one of the 100 most beautiful outdoor rooms in the world” by Vogue Living magazine.

Experience the incredible artisanal fare, wonderful markets, cooking and art classes, museums, cycle routes, hidden vineyards and stunning landscapes.

Tarn et Garonne tour dates for 2019/2020 now available. Please contact us for further details

Specific dates available on application if you would like us to customise a tour for you, minimum of 6 people.

Prices are FROM $6995 AUD per person per week

Please don't hesitate to get in touch for full itineraries and further information

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Our tours include:

  • 8 to 10 days luxury boutique accommodation
  • Breakfast and refreshments daily
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • World renowned sommelier guided full day tour to exclusive private wineries
  • Guided wine and gourmet food pairing lunch
  • Cheese and wine tastings
  • Visits to local markets and attractions
  • Interactive exclusive cooking classes
  • Concierge services
  • Resident English speaking host available 24/7
  • Private airconditioned ground transportation

 

Please contact us for specific tour itineraries