A true French experience, off the beaten path

Your custom Private Tour Designer in France

At Finding France, a local Destination Management Company (DMC), our priority is for you to discover the real France by meeting the people who help make it such a unique country thanks to their expertise and craftsmanship.

Why choose Finding France?

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Custom Private Tours

Starting at 2 travelers
From 1 to 15+ days

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Authentic Immersive Experiences

Meet locals and artisans throughout France

Personal Travel Assistant

A “PTA” to take care of everything you need during your stay

Incoming Agency based in France

A multilingual team that speaks and conducts tours in French, English, and Spanish

France “behind the scenes”

Finding France takes you to exceptional, under-the-radar sites that will allow you to experience authentic French culture.

Discover the richness of the country while meeting the artisans who contribute their expertise and craftsmanship.

France is filled with historical sites, monuments, quaint villages, and private domains (closed to the general public) that you’ll enjoy visiting or revisiting. Finding France organizes extraordinary visits and tours that will take you to the most unique places in France. Come and meet our winemakers, chefs, cheesemakers, potters and artists – the keepers of our living heritage.

Go behind the scenes of a pastry chef’s kitchen and discover how to make the perfect croissants, macarons, and French baguettes. Visit the family owned cellar of a local winemaker in the Champagne area and taste his excellent millésimes. Enjoy a unique wine tasting with the owner in his living room…Explore the Chantilly château and see the 17th century irrigation system created for André Le Notre’s royal gardens. France will reveal its secrets and take you on a journey in the heart of the country and culture.

Loire Valley Brittany North of France Pr ov ence Alsace Champagne Normandy Burgundy P aris & surroundings Bordeaux

Design your Immersive, Tailor-made Experience

Discovering France off the beaten path and immersing yourself in French culture in a friendly atmosphere has never been easier.
Finding France is here to make your visit memorable!

Understanding your desires

All of our tours start with you - what you’d like to do in terms of excursions, sightseeing, accommodations, tours, transportation, and food. We strive to design a personalized journey that goes beyond your expectations!

Preparing your stay

In order to design your trip, we rely on our team’s approved and tested itineraries. We have created an extensive travel log where you’ll be able to find a selection of unique accommodations (charming boutique hotels, castles, private châteaux...), restaurants and tables d’hôtes (traditional or gourmet cuisine), tours of exceptional historical sites off the beaten path, and different encounters with local artisans and producers.

Welcoming you in France

On the day of your arrival, a member of our team will meet you. He or she will be your Personal Travel Assistant throughout your journey. We will accompany you to your chosen excursions and visits in a private car or minibus and will be at your service for the duration of your trip.

Travel differently with Finding France

“I am so happy to welcome you to “Finding France.” I founded this incoming travel agency because I love my country. I’m passionate about sharing the hidden gems of our beautiful regions.

At Finding France, we strive to break down the clichés about France that often mislead international travelers. Our goal is to go behind the scenes for an in-depth look at French culture – all while taking time to build relationships. To this end, we encourage and arrange for you to meet with locals.

We aspire to allow travelers from different cultures and backgrounds to broaden their horizons and share on a different level with others. The very essence of my passion/profession is to introduce another culture’s “savoir-vivre”, “savoir-être” and “savoir-faire” (etiquette, social skills and know-how) to you.

The journeys we design become unique moments, wonderful memories, and even new international friendships.”

Clément, Founder of Finding France and Personal Travel Assistant

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!
Trip of a lifetime
"Finding France was recommended to us by a close friend that raved about their tours. We booked about a weeks worth & went on the adventure of a lifetime. Finding France IS AS advertised & beyond!"
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! (...)"
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."
Perfect day in family with Clement
"Our family of 7, with children ranging in age from 11-19, had an absolutely wonderful time with Clemente during our tour of Normandy and during the stop at the goat farm. Clement was full of fun, interesting facts, and really connected well with our kids, who just adored him. At one point, all of us were singing together in the van! The day was absolutely perfect. Highly highly recommend!"
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!"
Amazing Experience
"Carine was our tour guide. We were on a siblings trip for the 5 of us. She was so personable and helpful! She picked us up from our hotel and drove us to our first location. She stopped a few times to show us the beautiful scenery and told us a lot about the history of Champagne. Our first stop was great, A little local champagne wine maker. They were super friendly and welcoming. We stopped for lunch at a local restaurant. Then we moved on to a much bigger champagne producer. We enjoyed our tastings so much that we veered off the agenda. Carine was perfectly happy to accommodate us. We were all so happy to have her as our guide. We can’t wait to come back again!"
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