Cultural Travel and
Alternative Tours in France
| Live With and Teach English to a Family in France
This volunteer programme is a great opportunity to experience French lifestyle and improve your linguistic skills at a low cost.
You live with a host family and in exchange for your own room and meals, you share your English language skills for around 15 hours a week. This programme has a focus on cultural exchange, it is designed for those of you wishing to experience the French culture in depth.
Placements are usually in Southern France, however, positions are available in Paris, and other areas in France.
|| Dates: 1 to 3 months placements, available all year round. Only 1 month placement in July and August.
Cost: From 390 Euros.
Contact: ALIORE, Worldwide Workshops, 23 rue Jean Giono 34080 Montpellier, France.
Tel.: 00 33 951 79 79 72.
Website: www.aliore.org (Language & Lifestyle programme)
Food & WineTours in Provence! Why not Live the French Paradox?
We host small groups in Provence, France. No French required - we will take care of that. We provide a personal chef and guide, a private maison with breathtaking views; sight-see in places only the locals know, chauffeured cars and attend private wine tastings. Trips are booking now for April through September!
Burgundy On A Plate
Wine and Gastronomy Tours in Burgundy France
Our company runs small group escorted tours in the beautiful region of Burgundy France. We concentrate on showing you the best of Burgundy, its wine, gastronomy, landscape, chateaux, romanesque architecture and friendly people. We can organize special tours for women's groups and really pull out the stops for a trip to remember. We hope you will contact us and enjoy your tour with us in the future.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.burgundyonaplate.com
Ciao Bella Tours, LLC
Custom France Tours
Ciao Bella Tours creates completely customized trips throughout France based on your personal interests with an emphasis on French food, wine and culture. Our tours are for passionate travelers looking to break away from large group tours and explore France through the eyes of those that live it.
Contact: email@example.com, www.ciaobellatours.com
Cook in France
On your cooking course in France fresh seasonal produce, united with good clear flavors, will shine with very little fiddling. All the great chefs share the same cooking philosophy: keep it simple!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cookinfrance.com
Hands-on classes in Provencale Cuisine in Arles. Small groups, week-long or weekend workshops include cooking classes, market tours, wine tasting, gourmet food, food artisans and optional walking.
International French Language, French Cooking and French
We organize one month or three month programs. Also 7 month to 2 year internship programs,
with intensive French lessons and cooking courses or French
wine courses. Programs in France and Miami.
La Vie du Château
French cooking course in English, with accommodations in a family’s 18th Century château in the Pays de La Loire.
Culinary holidays include delicious meals and cultural excursions with visits to open markets, vineyards, distilleries, other chateaux, and sharing lots of joyful moments.
Contact: Château de La Barbée, 72200, Bazouges-sur-le-Loir, France; Tel: +33 6 6363 2711; www.lavieduchateau.com.
Painting Holidays au Chateau de Lanquais in Dordogne, France
Come & paint in a renaissance chateau in the Dordogne, Southwest of France. Warm welcome for all levels. The program focuses mostly on plein -air, color & light. Learn to see in a way that helps your painting. Help in developing your personal style. Experienced, qualified workshop leader with established success in painting workshops. Equipped atelier; possibility of renting a paint kit. Convivial banquets & french cuisine. Friendly holiday atmosphere. " A truly beautiful place."
Contact: email@example.com, www.artists-atelier.com
Red Balloon Travel and Consulting
Unforgettable Adventures in Southeast France
Travel with confidence, knowing your custom French vacation is in the hands of our local specialists. Red Balloon Travel offers you the perfect French vacation, whatever your interests. From culinary travels, to outdoor adventures, to luxury getaways, to relaxing countryside B&B's, we specialize in custom holidays in the Rhône-Alpes region of France. Based in France, we have personal relationships with all our suppliers as well as on-site accessibility for your reassurance when you travel.
Culinary Holiday Dedicated to France's Black Diamond
From November to March, truffle fever takes over France; you'll be hard pressed to find a conversation that does not revolve around the fragrant tuber. This is therefore the perfect time to see what this mysterious tuber is all about! Discover the truffle market, go truffle hunting, then take a cooking class using the truffles you've uncovered!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.red-balloon-travel.com.
Relocate France Ltd
Learn French Through Food! Intensive Residential French Language Course
You don't have to be a good cook but you must love French food and culture! Set in an 18th century farmhouse one hour from Calais, this intensive language course is themed around French food. Through a special "accelerated-learning" technique you will build up a "survival kit" to enable you to communicate when holidaying or relocating to France - whatever your level. This residential French language course includes 15 hours of structured learning, all food and drink and visits to local markets, food industries and restaurant.
Contact: email@example.com, www.relocate-france.co.uk
Seduce Your Muse
A Creative Tour of Paris and Arles
Your Muse has been in hiding. Lure her out with a trip to France. Over five days in Paris, you will fill the creative well with excursions, group discussions, and absorb the full artistic expression of Paris. We'll then travel to Arles, Provence, to spend five days in creative community. Here you will relish the slow pace of a Roman town and create, explore and connect more deeply with your creativity.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.originalimpulse.com/france/seduce_your_muse.htm
The French Traveler
Small Group Tours in France
Immersion, custom, and women group programs in Paris and Toulouse.