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France: Provence-to-Paris tour features food, flea markets

March 19, 2014|By Anne Harnagel
  • Tour participants will spend seven nights at Mas de Cornud, a restored farmhouse in Saint Remy-de-Provence, France.
Tour participants will spend seven nights at Mas de Cornud, a restored farmhouse… (David Carpita )

Foodies and flea market enthusiasts can sharpen their respective skills in this 10-day fall tour that combines lessons at a cooking school with visits to markets in Provence and the flea markets of Paris. The first leg includes seven nights in an 18th century farmhouse in St. Remy-de-Provence, two days of cooking instruction (for beginners or experts) with dinner, a visit to the St. Remy market, tours of several hill towns, including Gordes, Les Baux and Arles, and a trip to the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Sunday market. The last leg of the tour includes travel to Paris by high-speed train, three nights in a Left Bank hotel and two days exploring flea markets, antiques shops and galleries. Tour size is limited.

Dates: Sept. 5-15.

Price: $3,795 a person, double occupancy. Includes accommodations in St. Rémy-de-Provence and Paris, daily breakfasts, four dinners and one lunch, two days of private guided touring in Provence, train fare from Avignon to Paris and two days of guided private tours in Paris. International airfare and airport transfers are not included.

Info: Advantage Tennis Tours, (800) 341-8687

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