I look forward to welcoming you to my French homeland
To book your Week in Provence, Custom Tour, Small Group Tour or A Few Days in Provence, please fill out and submit the Pre-Reservation Form or contact me directly. After your pre-reservation form has been submitted:
- I will get back to you to confirm tour dates and provide more information on possible private tours or availability on small group tours.
- After we have discussed details, a non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure your reservation. Usually deposits are $250 per person but can vary according to tour.
- Written confirmation of your tour will be sent to you along with Terms & Conditions for you to read and sign.
- Your detailed itinerary will be sent to you as a PDF document.
- Full payment is due one month prior to Day One of your tour.
Terms & Conditions
A non-refundable deposit is required to secure your reservation. Full payment is due one month prior to Day One of your tour. Detailed Terms and Conditions will be sent to you to read and sign prior to your tour.
Purchasing travel insurance is necessary to protect yourself in case of trip cancellation, baggage loss/damage, and for health/accident insurance. See recommended travel insurance companies.
Accepted payment methods include:
- Wire transfer (contact me for bank information)
- Check payable to Your Private Provence, LLC (contact me for mailing address)
April 2013 custom week long tour“”Emily’s Your Private Provence will transport you to captivating villages filled with fascinating history and charm, to a culture that is rich with heritage, and to a land where you will feel warmth and beauty. Emily will ensure all your needs are met and her attention to detail will ensure you have a trip that will create memories to last a lifetime.The customization of our trip was tailored to meet our specific areas of interest and the opportunities for exploring areas off the beaten p…”
May 2017 Day Tour in the Luberon“”Emily, thank you for giving us a wonderful day touring poppy fields. Over the years, I have admired paintings of fields of poppy flowers and you made my dream come true. It was a picture perfect day. Thank you for finding my fields of dreams!”Mary Adam, Michigan”
Two-Day September Tour 2017“”Thank you so much, Emily, for two wonderful days exploring the Luberon region and Cassis. You were a wealth of information, and we learned so much from you. Our picnic outside of Gordes was delightful! We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect guide. We highly recommend you to anyone seeking an authentic cultural experience when in Provence.”Jayne & Steve Pettler, Prince George, Virginia”
Wine Tour, September 2021“”What a beautiful day with Emily and Your Private Provence wine tour. Having been to the region before, two friends and I were interested in a deeper dive into what made this region so well suited for wine. She really listened to our interests and designed a really fun, insightful and rich day. We honestly expected a driver to just drop us off at several wineries and got so much more. Loved the cultural and geological history, the insights of a local to life in Provence, and a diverse samplin…”
June Private Week-long Tour“”We just returned from a fantastic week in Provence with Emily Durand. The entire 7 days exceeded our expectations. Emily wowed us each day with visits to interesting historic sights, unique villages, beautiful views, museums, outdoor markets, and also personal discussions with individual owners of winery’s, B&Bs, lavender growers and distillers. If you want a truly meaningful Provence experience, contact Emily for a personalized tour.” Bob & Terrie, New Jersey”
June 2018 3-day custom tour“”We had a great trip with Emily and highly recommend her. Before we arrived, she had designed a lovely tour of Provence villages just for us. Attentive to our interests and needs, she crafted an adventure that was a highlight of a trip to France and Italy.In several days, she introduced us to the history of these hill towns, the beauty of the rural landscape, and the feel of markets, twisty streets, churches, and Van Gogh’s world. Though we saw a good deal, she also made time for little m…”
Wedding in Provence, 2018“”I used Emily through Your Private Provence to help me plan my small wedding/elopement and tours for my family while we were in the area.The experience went so smoothly in the amazing hands of Emily. She offered several options from vendors for the ceremony, restaurant choices, lodging, and tours throughout the Provence region. She thought of details for the wedding and the tours that would not have even crossed my mind! She was always in touch and responded promptly.She took into con…”
June 2018 2-day custom tour“”It was our pleasure having you as our tour guide to discover part of Provence we haven’t been before. I definitely will recommend you to my friends who are interested in traveling to Provence.We wish you have a successful business and happy wonderful life in Provence.”Wanvimon, Thailand”
Lavender Tour July 2018“”We recently returned from France and wish to leave a few comments on our experience.At the top of my bucket list is a visit to Provence France. My husband and I are not world travelers and were somewhat hesitant about this trip, we were anxious about almost everything, the language, the travel and the fact that we were in a foreign country. Despite all these concerns we bite the bullet and decided to go for it. We booked a package with My Private Provence.Much to our surprise and del…”
Girlfriends in Provence, June 2017“”I can not recommend Emily highly enough. I knew from the moment we started planning our Girls Trip to Provence together that she was going to make our trip so memorable.The attention to detail in planning our wonderful week in Provence was so appreciated and covered incredible fun filled days of exploring Provincial Markets, Private Wine Tastings, Eating, Drinking, Shopping, Cooking up a storm in a Michelin star restaurant, exploring stunning French villages and even cruising the French…”