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Provence, France

Small Group &
Private Boutique Travel

Provence has been unlocking souls for centuries
…is it your turn?


Featured Tour

Must-See Heritage Sites & Lavender 2024

June 16 – 23, 2024 • 7 nights / 8 days   – 2 spots left

Immerse into the historical past of Provence, engage in the culture, and be transformed by the beauty of lavender.  Enjoy all this when Provence is still relatively calm as the summer holidays have not officially started.  Join this small group tour to experience the soul of Provence.  Top chef cooking workshop, Camargue ranch tour, lavender distillery, Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine tour, markets and hilltop villages are just a few of the highlights!

Welcome to Your Private Provence (YPP), a boutique tour company offering tours designed by a local. Enjoy traveling with a perfect balance between doing and relaxing. Tours are designed so you can immerse into the culture, traditions, cuisine and lifestyle.

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  • Truffle, Cuisine & Wine tour – 2024

    “Truffle, Cuisine & Wine Tour – 2024Yes, this is a food-focused week, which means excellent chevre, olive oil, truffles and plenty of good wine. But it’s so much more. We checked out beautiful vistas, accompanied a farmer as he and his dog dug up some of the season’s last truffles, visited a farmer’s market, baked and cooked at the direction of talented chefs, and learned about Cezanne’s testy relationship with his hometown of Aix. In between, we got to know Emily, who’s knowledgeable about French history, food and culture, and also a lot of fun – the perfect guide for the curious traveler. Pam Kelley, North Carolina Emily’s tour took us to the heart of Provence: its people. We spent our days with chefs, winemakers and art lovers, along with a truffle farmer and his adorable do…”
  • Christmas Cheer Tour 2023

    “Christmas Cheer Tour 2023The Christmas in Provence tour was absolutely wonderful. After traveling with you on the lavender tour several years ago, I knew the trip would be well planned and include delicious food, but I wasn’t sure it could match those days among the beautiful lavender fields. Once the tour began, I quickly realized that the Christmas in Provence tour was going to be fabulous! The trip included such a diverse variety of historical and cultural activities in settings from large cities to small villages and the pace was perfect. The food and food experiences were also delicious and memorable. I truly feel that I experienced Provencal culture and Christmas traditions in so many ways, large and small. Your deep knowledge of Provence, your relationships with locals, and t…”
  • October small group tour

    “Emily has an easy-going style that is friendly and accommodating. She delivered above expectation on all aspects of the tour, from market visits, accommodation, stops of interest, and restaurant choices. It was a positive and enjoyable way to see Provence for the first time.Martha Gingerich, CA The great sights and diverse immersive experiences that only a local will know better but not all can provide as well. The flavorful good food and lovely lodgings reflective of the rustic charms of Provence. The opportunity to develop new friendships across culture in a convivial and comfortable group size, wonderfully shepherded by Emily. We joined the tour as total strangers in an unfamiliar place and culture. And left Provence with great new relationships and a deeper and enriching tas…”
  • September 2023 – 10-day private tour

    “Emily was our guide and driver for 10 days during our private tour of Provence. There were 7 of us, all friends and we have traveled all over the world for the past 50 years. Our 10 days with Emily traveling all over Provence was perhaps the finest travel experience any of us have ever had. She completely embodies all of the qualities needed to take complete strangers and make them feel as if they are part of her family. She was so professional, knowledgeable, kind, caring and flexible as well as being an unbelievable driver over tiny roads and in tight places. She takes so much pride in the product that she delivers to her clients and I cannot imagine anyone not being completely satisfied with her service. We all agreed that Emily made our Provence experience ten times better than it w…”
  • Lavender,Travel Photography & Provencal Lifestyle Tour 2023

    “Emily’s Lavender and Photography Tour is, as stated, a private, and I would say INTIMATE, experience in Provence.  From the first evening in L’Isle sur la Sorgue everything about the tour is carefully crafted to create a sense that one has become “at home” in Provence.  The accommodations at the converted stone farmhouse are comfortable and well appointed, creating an intimacy that speaks of “part of the family.”  In addition to breathtaking venues for photography, each day provided a creative destination (like a Gin Distillery, private home cooking and truffle hunting) to further draw us into the heart of Provence.  Despite the abundance of experiences, and wonderful meals and wine, the pace was leisurely, as each day also provided time to enjoy the extraordinary infinity pool position…”

    Travel is the key to unlocking your soul by connecting to beauty and inspiration. Provence has been unlocking souls for centuries
    …is it your turn?

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