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Christmas in Provence Tour
December 2 – 12, 2023 • 10 nights / 11 days
Join a Christmas in Provence tour to explore southern France during the festive time of Noël. There’s no better time to feel the spirit of community, experience the folklore traditions, and savor the flavors of local specialties. This tour combines Provençal & Santon markets, a mix of city, small town and village atmosphere, as well as many opportunities to actively engage in the art de vivre during the Christmas period. Enjoy group activities as well as time to explore (shop) at your leisure. This tour starts in Nice and ends in Avignon.
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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Choose from a small group tour or a private custom tour designed especially for your group. Either way, you’ll discover the Provençal way of life, ponder the legends and historical anecdotes, taste the flavors, and meet the locals.
May Day Tours & Biking the Luberon“We booked Emily for a day trip to Avignon & the Pont du Gard. She was wonderful. She picked us up & dropped us off at our accommodation near Gordes. She accommodated all our requests to the point that the tour was extended at no cost. We had a lovely day visiting the main sites in Avignon and a lovely walk around the Pont du Gard. Her restaurant recommendations were terrific for both the day we spent with her and then her great recommendations for other restaurants in other towns we were visiting on other days. We loved her so much we were lucky enough to book her another day and went E – biking for the day in the Luberon ( Bonniuex, Menerbes & Oppede). Highly recommend Emily & any tour she puts together for you!Marlis, Vancouver BC”
May 2023 – Poppy Madness Small Group Tour“I can’t say enough about our fabulous friend’s trip with Emily for 8 nights in Provence. Visiting the 3 regions was especially interesting to see their differences – from Mount Ventoux to the Luberon area and finally Les Apilles! Each was picturesque in their own way. The unique experiences Emily created for us were amazing from garden tours, cooking class, painting workshop, face cream making, galleries, private chef and walking tours. Her driving was so good from pick up at Avignon TGV to drop off at Marseille airport. The Mercedes Sprinter fit the 6 of us comfortably. I look forward to another trip with her!Judy Moore, California Our wonderful tour guide felt like a daughter. She took care of our every need as she showed us the Provence she fell in love with twenty years ago….”
March 2023 – A Few Days in Provence“”We had the trip of a lifetime with Emily! She was friendly, fun, very knowledgeable, bilingual and a very safe driver. She took us to some of the most picturesque places in Provence and even accompanied me to the doctor’s office for an emergency, AND was my translator with the doctor! She went above and beyond! Her kindness and expertise were 5 stars. We did not want to rent a car because we didn’t know the roads and having her in the driver’s seat in her beautiful van made the journey stress- free. My favorite part of the tour was sitting in beautiful Cassis at a cafe, watching the sparkling blue sea and just chatting with her about France. She is a wonderful human and I cannot recommend her more highly!”Scott & Janice Fitzgerald, Boston, Massachusetts”
Christmas Tour 2022“”Christmas has come and gone. New Year’s too. Today is the Epiphany, the 12th day of Christmas. Many of us will start to de-Christmas our homes or already have. But we learned from Emily that the Christmas season in Provence starts Dec 4 and lasts until Feb 2. Emily shared her passion for Provence with us, its customs, traditions and stories. She even had little quizzes for us so we wouldn’t forget or get them all mixed up! LOL She planned every detail to perfection to make sure we had the best and most memorable Christmas in Provence tour. Charming hotels, Provençal lunches, a courtyard afternoon tea, gourmet dinners with regional wines. Fabulous city guides and even a Tuk tuk tour and picnic lunch by the sea. Christmas, farmers and flower markets bursting with colour and bustling with…”
High Provence Lavender Tour – July 2022“”Finally third time was a charm! I found Emily while looking for trips to Provence to see the beautiful fields of lavender. I sent my deposit for 2020 and Covid happened so transferred it to 2021 and things were still crazy but finally 2022. There were 5 of us in our group, my daughter decided to join me and then my grand daughter joined in, and finally the lovely Carroll’s Jill and Greg. We had so much fun, so much wine and so many laughs. We showed the French how to party before midnight the night before Bastille Day, found out we could not sing La Marseillaise worth a darn and went truffle hunting, our sweet truffle hunting dog found one so we learned how to eat truffles and had a cooking lesson from a delightful French chef! We did so much more, it was truly a memorable trip. Much o…”
Travel is the key to unlocking your soul by connecting to beauty and inspiration. Provence has been unlocking souls for centuries
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