MEET PASSIONATE CRAFTMASTERS, PRODUCERS, AND GASTRONOMISTS

At Finding France, we strive to take you beyond “clichés” with captivating encounters where “sharing” is the key word. Immersion in gastronomy, crafts, and the French Art-de-vivre!

Vintners, cider-brewers, master cheese makers, cooks, potters… With us, you are guaranteed to meet the actual guardians of our living heritage. These one-of-a-kind experts in their craft honor you with VIP access to their workshops, the ideal setting for a passionate sharing about their trade, inspiration, and know-how – in person. Finding France has found over 30 such masters, each bearing witness to unique life stories, all of them deeply embedded in both tradition and innovation.

For instance, mouse your way into Hervé’s workshop: a spokesperson for the very respectable “Knights of Chantilly Whip Cream Confraternity”, he’ll whip up not only this world-famous cream, but also your taste buds and enthusiasm! Or you can get your hands dirty, modeling clay together with Stéphanie, a potter with a knack to bring the “extra” to light from within the “ordinary”.

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DISCOVER THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF FRANCE

Thousands upon thousands of fascinating historic sites, picturesque villages, and fabulous private mansions lay quiet and out-of-reach for normal tourists… but when booking a travel tour with Finding France, you’ll get an insider’s take on each unique site.

Normandy, Champagne, Provence, and more – we plan custom trips in places that tourists normally can’t visit, places that truly afford an authentic and genuine experience of France.

Can you imagine entering the inner workings of André Le Nôtre’s visionary water pumping systems? See the 300-year-old beams and pistons in motion as they continuously supply the fountains of Chantilly. Would you prefer to drift along in a skiff winding through a patchwork of land-encased bayous in Amiens? These “hortillonnages” are where local producers have been tending fully organic vegetable patches since the Middle Ages… and you’ll get to feast on their produce!

Are you wondering what to see in France? Right now, click on and take a look at our destinations and sample itineraries, 100% customizable, for single-day outings or  week-long trips.


CHOOSE WHERE TO GO AND STAY

We have a selection of destinations that are easy to reach from the greater Paris area. We specialize in custom tours for small groups.

Let us do the organizing: the experience is yours, the hassle is ours! 

clement

DISCOVER THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF FRANCE

Thousands upon thousands of fascinating historic sites, picturesque villages, and fabulous private mansions lay quiet and out-of-reach for normal tourists… but when booking a travel tour with Finding France, you’ll get an insider’s take on each unique site.

Normandy, Champagne, Provence, and more – we plan custom trips in places that tourists normally can’t visit, places that truly afford an authentic and genuine experience of France.

Can you imagine entering the inner workings of André Le Nôtre’s visionary water pumping systems? See the 300-year-old beams and pistons in motion as they continuously supply the fountains of Chantilly. Would you prefer to drift along in a skiff winding through a patchwork of land-encased bayous in Amiens? These “hortillonnages” are where local producers have been tending fully organic vegetable patches since the Middle Ages… and you’ll get to feast on their produce!

Are you wondering what to see in France? Right now, click on and take a look at our destinations and sample itineraries, 100% customizable, for unforgettable trips.

Meet a Champagne producer in his family owned cellar Finding France
Unique experiences, lasting memories ...
Loire Valley Brittany North of France Pr ov ence Alsace Champagne Normandy Burgundy P aris & surroundings Bordeaux
Over the Top
1st Class tour guide…Clement catered to our needs & exceeded our expectations ♥️ Such a gentleman We traveled as a family of 7, age range 11-74! Our trip was planned for us per our ideas….Clement squeezed all our wants into 6 glorious days in France! This was a trip of a lifetime for me (I’m the 74 year old) His attention to detail & his knowledge of French history was awesome! We visited all the sites plus took a day trip to Burgandy…we visited a real medieval village & ate an authentic meal prepared by local farmers wives with an added trip to a local winery! Look no further because you will not find a more professional host to enjoy this beautiful part of our world!
SUE - USA
Unforgettable and magical
We just came back from a 10-day vacation through Alsace’s Christmas markets, Paris, Fontainebleau & Chantilly. It exceeded our expectations in every aspect. All the food was delicious! We learned a lot about French’s culture and history. Now we have a new friend whom we recommend 120%!
JORGE - USA
A Seven Star Sensory Experience
"Attention to detail is the least I can say about Clément our travel planner and guide. I run a company specialized in tourism, so believe me when I say, I am a critic. The van was impeccably clean, sanitized prior to our departure and throughout our transportation to different destinations. The choice of hotel was perfect in Bayeux! A little footstool prepared and I did not even have time to open the door, as our host did it before me! (...)"
HelaSarah - USA
Excellent Tour Guide
"Clement took my daughter and I on our first city tour of Paris. He has tremendous knowledge of French history and was a very pleasant human to spend the day with. While planning the outing, he offered various suggestions, beyond the typical tourist attractions, based on our specific interests and preferences. I would highly recommend a tour with Clement for a very personalized experience."
DANIELLEM - USA
A Wonderful Trip !
“Clement was a wonderful guide and host with a deep knowledge of the region. The whole trip was rich in information, laughter and fun. I highly recommend Finding France and promise you won’t have any regrets!”
BILLIE H. - USA
Champagne Region Day Trip
"Clément is an excellent tour guide that will customize your trip and take you anywhere within driving distance from Paris. He picked up our family (2 adults, 2 children) at our hotel, had beverages, free Wi-Fi, chargers at hand. We visited Moët and Chandon, had lunch at a lovely hilltop restaurant/resort, visited the Abbey where Dom Perignon resided, a smaller vineyard and the Cathedral in Reims. Overall a wonderful experience!"
barbc624 - canada
Simply The Best !
"Our trip to Normandy with Clement is definitely the highlight of our trip in France. Clement is very knowledgeable, great driver, funny, very helpful and also very accommodating to our requests. He is also a very good photographer. He brought us to an unbeaten path of Normandy which you cannot find in any other tour out there. I highly recommend Finding France to everyone who would like to see and taste France like a local."
SEPTIMIMI - ENGLAND

Get in touch

To design your tailor-made private tour in intimate group and go meeting local artisans, feel free to contact us… 

Finding France is fully licenced and bonded and registered with French Tourism. ATOUT FRANCE registration number: IM060190003.

STAY SAFE WITH
FINDING FRANCE

Any deposit paid will be fully refunded if you cannot travel because of a travel ban issued by your government or by the French government.

We look after the procedures for you to get a valid Health Pass here in France before your arrival. This will allow you to serenely access all the activities that we offer, including restaurants and hotels.

We implement all the safety measures to protect you against Covid-19. As soon as you land in France, we pick you up at the place of your choice.

Physical contact is limited to the strict minimum.

Given the constant evolution of the epidemic, we recommend all our guests to review their local authorities travel guidance and health advisories related to this outbreak.