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France History Tour

Colours of France History Tour

  • 8 days delving into the beauty of southern France
  • Get a feel for the sights, tastes and scents of the Languedoc region
  • …Live like “God in France

Travel Details

Head with us to the Mediterranean region of southern France. We will take you to the area surrounding the medieval city of Carcassonne.
A tranquil, family-like atmosphere awaits you at your hotel. Not far from the historical sites we will visit, it is the most wonderful place to enjoy some peaceful moments. Each day you can choose whether to have a customized wellness/relaxation treatment or take part in some physical activities. Everything will be provided according to your wishes. We will explore medieval cities and bide our time, enjoying wonderful, delicious regional food and wine. Feel completely at ease and make yourself at home in France!

Tour Highlights

Come with us to the beautiful region of Languedoc-Roussillon on the tracks of the famous painters of the south. You will enter a Festival of theSenses. Think various colors, wonderful aromas tickling your nose and don’t forget about those sensations tantilizing your taste buds! This is the environment that inspired the art of great painters such as Picasso, Matisse, Dalí…. Visit the medieval fortress of Carcassonne, walk on the historical Via Domitia, explore Barcelona. There are so many things to do while being in the area.
Relax at your wonderful, serene “artists” home during your stay and enjoy the truly fantastic way of living in France. Indulge in the best regional food and wine you can imagine.
Get physical wandering the paths of the Romans and Cathars – can you hear the music of the Troubadours of days gone by? If you prefer something more strenuous, why not go on a bicycle ride through the hills or ask us about other arrangements? Tell us what you would love to do and we will arrange everything according to your wishes.
Relaxation is very important, too, so we will set aside some time each day to pamper you. Indulge in the specially provided wellness and relaxation treatments available to you, such as privately instructed yoga sessions, Thai massage, aromatherapy, shiatsu, Color Me Beautiful...each and every day!
Get to know the delicious, authentic taste of regional food and drink.

About the Region

The region of Languedoc-Rousillon with its Mediterranean climate sends you on a journey back in time. From the peaks of the Pyrenees and the Cevennes to the wide-open spaces of the Camargue with its wild horses; from the Mediterranean coastline of the Gulf of Lion, where
Phoenician fleets and Roman galleys once made landfall, to the high plateau of the Causses, every square meter of ground bears the imprint of the many civilizations that have come and gone in the long history of this hallowed region.
Today, however, the ancient and the modern co-exist side by side. Fortunately, the modern seldom impinges upon the architectural history of the millennia. Memorable places lsuch as the Gorges du Tarn, Gorges de l’Aude, Gorges de l’Herault, Gorges de la Cèze and the creeks and caves of the Côte Vermeille preserve their ancient villages intact.
You will lose yourself in the ambiance of olden times when visiting beautiful historical sites such as the Romanesque abbey of SaintHilaire,walking along the Via Domitia or when standing at the gates of the walled cities of the Cathars or Aigues-Mortes and Carcassonne.
You will be similarly transported to the 18 Century when walking around the shady mansions of Montpellier, Uzès, Pézenas and Beaucaire, or when cruising along the Canal du Midi.
Since prehistoric times, Homo sapiens has left the imprint of his evolution all over this magical land. So much so, that the oldest known
European human skull in existence was discovered in this region.

Daily Itinerary

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