Touring Holidays In France
Travel with us to explore the history and beauty of France on one of our guided tours. As on all of our holidays, we’ve included return flights, accommodation, transfers and an exciting array of excursions with expert, local guides.
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From Paris to Nice
Take a train ride in the Pyrenees
Sail down the River Seine
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Top Places To Visit & Tourist Attractions In France
Also known as the French Riviera, the Côte d'Azur is one of the most famous and beloved regions of France. Since the 19th century, the towns of this region have served as the playground of the rich and famous. From the opulence of Monte Carlo to the charming old town of Antibes, our trips to the Côte d'Azur have something for everyone. We’ll visit the iconic cities of Nice and St. Paul-de-Vence on day trips and enjoy an excursion to Grasse, known as the perfume capital of the world.
From its rich Roman history, to its luscious landscape with beautiful seaside views, Provence really does have it all. The region is located in south eastern France and includes cascading cliffs, coastal fishing villages and some of the best beaches in the country. On our trips to Provence, we’ll explore this stunning region from our base in the seaside town of Le Grau du Roi. From there, we’ll visit quaint towns and villages like Arles, Avignon, and Les Baux au Provence.
Whether it’s your first trip to Paris or your 100th, the City of Lights always has something new to discover. On our trips including Paris, we’ll marvel at famous monuments like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum and the Arc de Triomphe, located at the top of the iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard. We’ll also have plenty of free time to explore this beautiful city at our own pace or simply enjoy a coffee at a pavement café and watch the world go by.
Dividing south eastern France from northern Spain, the jagged Pyrenees mountains are as beautiful as they are vast. This region of France is known for its unique culture and quaint rural villages. On our trips to the Pyrenees, we’ll visit the fortified town of Villefranche-de-Conflent, a UNESCO world heritage site, home to medieval streets lined by pink-coloured stone houses. We’ll also have the opportunity to admire the gorgeous mountain scenery on a train ride through the Tet valley including the Pont Gisclard suspension bridge and the Séjourné viaduct with its double-decker arches.
Most famous for its connection with Joan of Arc, the city of Rouen is filled with fascinating heritage and beautiful architecture. From Gothic churches and mansions to half-timbered houses and beautiful French style public gardens, the city itself is a work of art. On our holidays including Rouen, we’ll have the opportunity to visit the city on a half-day guided walking tour and visit landmarks like the Church of Joan of Arc and the Rouen astronomical clock. We’ll also have the afternoon free to explore this beautiful city on our own.
A Guided Holiday Experience In France?
France is a country where charm and culture can be found wherever we go. With its abundance of astounding historic buildings, stunning beaches and captivating countryside, it’s easy to see why France is the most visited country in the world. We have more than 20 years of experience planning and leading holidays to this incredible country and offer a selection of holidays to suit your needs. For those interested in warm weather and beautiful beaches, our holidays to Cannes might be the perfect choice. Or our Discover Provence, including Avignon & Arles tour combines history, nature, beautiful coastline, local traditions and Provencal wine. To discover the highlights of the country in a unique way, join us on a Seine River Cruise, including stops in the famous cities of Paris and Rouen. Or, maybe join us on a train journey through the Pyrenees mountains on our Little Trains of the Pyrenees tour.
French Holiday FAQs
What is included in my holiday?
Travel Department holidays include flights, transfers and hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast, half board or full board basis, and excursions as specified.
All items that are included are clearly stated in our documentation. Add-ons such as insurance, bags and single room supplements are mentioned separately. In some cases you may have to pay a local departure tax or local transport cost. This will be detailed in your documentation and our local guides will assist you with these. Tipping is not included in your holiday price and information regarding tipping will also be included with your travel documents.
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
What is the deposit and when is full payment due?
Deposit is required on booking and is dependent on your holiday type and starts at €100pp for city breaks. Full payment is due 10 weeks before departure hence if you book less than 10 weeks from departure full payment will be due when you book.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.