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NEW! Provence from Nice to Briançon June 2019

J’adore Provence! ….and what is there not to LOVE? For the first time we’re offering a six day tour beginning in sparkling, magical Nice on the Cote d’Azure.  After sipping Nice, we venture by vehicle up the backroads of Provence.  Our … Continue reading

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20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR: Parc du Queyras Wildflower Tour 2019

JUST YOU & NATURE…. Parc du Queyras Wildflower Tour June 21-July 1, 2019 This Regional Park is a dramatic, unspoiled region of the French Alps, between thDurance Valley and the Italian border. Due to being sheltered to the west by … Continue reading

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Dolomite Alps: a region of many cultures

The Many Sides of the Dolomite Alps original murals in Cortina d’Ampezzo This coming year an adventurous group of hikers will join me for 14 days of hiking & exploring the culture & history of the Dolomiti Alps. Nestled in … Continue reading

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PARC DU QUEYRAS, FRANCE ~ 2019 June 21 – July 1

PARC DU QUEYRAS June 21 – July 1, 2019 taking reservations now ~ tour limited to 8 hikers Imagine yourself hiking through stunning fields of wildflowers, enjoying a French picnic at a high lake, wandering through an untouched French mountain village, … Continue reading

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Dolomiti Day Hikes Tour July 1-11, 2018

SIGN UP NOW….REGISTRATION LIMITED TO 8! $3,495* GET READY FOR JAW-DROPPING SCENERY! stay in comfortable hotels and pensiones private rooms – double occupancy breakfast/dinner transport during tour visit a new vista daily cultural sites along the way Belluno Pre Tour June … Continue reading

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Planning ahead for your next adventure!

Any trip worth taking deserves the time it takes to plan.  Spontaneity is nice and can definitely be built into a well planned trip, however the better the planning = more enjoyment.  This is true weather you are going on … Continue reading

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A Six-Day Walk Through the Alps, Inspired by Simone de Beauvoir

A lovely article on Simone de Beauvoir’s passion for hiking in the Alps.  I’ve hiked the GR5 and the areas referred to in the article.  “…. as Beauvoir put it, to think of nothing but “flowers and beasts and stony tracks … Continue reading

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Wines of the Savoie Region of France ~ 2017 Tour exclusive

  Bonjour!  This lovely alpine region produces many varietals most of us have never heard of nor experienced.  It’s a great adventure!  Some of my favorites are the Apremont (white) and Mondeuse (red).  We will have plenty of chances to … Continue reading

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Magical Corners of the Mont Blanc Massif July 4-14, 2017

Join us for this unforgettable tour as we explore the “Grande Dame of the Alps”.            Tour bases out of Chamonix, France and Courmayeur, Italy.   $3,495 includes view private rooms & baths (double occupancy) ~ all ground transportation … Continue reading

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Getting off the tourist path!

Getting off the tourist path…..tired of vacationing at all the popular tourist spots?  My experience is that most tourists flock to the same places.  There’s so much more out there! Deepen your experience, adventure where others don’t, travel in small … Continue reading

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