A feast of architecture, cuisine, viniculture and art.

The mood of this mighty brooding country changes dramatically from place to place, from Paris, to a Barging holiday and to catching the surf in the Southwest. In southwest Provence the world of Peter Mayle still lives on in an agrarian landscape unchanged by the ages, where farmers toil to perfect the ingredients for the traditional menus of local restaurants.

On France's sunny southern coast in the Cote d’Azur, medieval villages are tiered over the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean sea and small pastel-painted fishing harbours are thronged with Europe's most fashionable elite – perfect for a chic yet relaxing holiday in France.

Best Time to Travel
Sunworshippers head to the beaches from June to September. The climate is mainly temperate with the south enjoying hot summers and mild winters.

Featured France Journeys

Group of 2411 days, from AU$12,565
Paris, Burgundy & the South of France - A Connections Boutique Group Journey (2019)

Cruise the Saône and Rhône Rivers, experiencing exclusive Connections sightseeing in your private small-group vehicle, escorted by your own Resident Tour Director.

Group11 days, from AU$12,565
Private7 days, from AU$8,750
Enchanté (2019)

Board the vessel Enchanté - A state of the art, double-decker hotel barge that has been built to the highest standard.

Private7 days, from AU$8,750
Private10 days, from AU$15,135
Paris, Normandy & the Loire Valley (2019)

Famous for its world class food and wine, France is an epicurean paradise.

Private10 days, from AU$15,135
Private7 days, from AU$7,485
L'Impressionniste (2019)

A journey through Burgundy's vineyards

Private7 days, from AU$7,485



This state of the art barge offers four suites each with superbly appointed bathrooms and contemporary furnishings.


Built to exacting standards with luxury in mind.

La Belle Epoque

​La Belle Epoque is a spacious, luxurious hotel barge and sister ship to L’Impressionniste.