Wine is what brings people to Bordeaux. Allow our guides to show you our favorite places based on our deep knowledge of the reason.
Alsace is undoubtedly one of the most charming and uniquely distinct regions of France. A region famed for wine, culture, landscape and history.
With its incredibly preserved villages, unparalleled prehistoric sites and buzzing markets, the Dordogne department of France has a wealth of attractions to fill your visit, long or short.
Perhaps most renowned for the impressively picturesque lavender bloom that occurs each summer, the Provence region of France offers incredible scenery and so much more.
Join us on one of our Ophorus tours and explore the rolling hills of the region, the warm waters of the coast, or the gothic architecture of Toulouse, Languedoc´s capital, also know La Ville Rose
Best known for the eponymous sparkling white wine which originates here, Champagne is a UNESCO World Heritage Site characterised by lush landscapes and vineyards climbing up gently undulating hills.
Loire valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers everything from castles, historical towns and stunning landscapes. Loire also boasts world-famous Châteaux, such as Châteaux d’Amboise, de Villandry and Chenonceau.
Burgundy boasts some of the most acclaimed and luxurious wines in the world. The capital, Dijon, is a flourishing cultural hub, where visitors can step back into the past with its mix of gothic and art deco architecture.


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At Ophorus, our Expert Local Guides work exclusively for us. Chosen for their extensive experience, vast knowledge in many different areas such as Culture / History / Art / Food & Wines as well as for their driving skills, they are the ones that make the final in-destination experience so unique. Most of them are accredited guides that are licensed to conduct tours in monuments & historical city centres. Our guides that conduct wine tours all hold the WSET level 2 in Wines & Spirits. Most important, all our guides speak impeccable English and many are also fluent in other languages.


Based in Bordeaux, our team of professional Travel Experts design the most unique personalised tours in France. Their extensive knowledge of the destinations that we promote are the very reason why individuals, groups and Travel Professionals in France and abroad call upon us to craft the best possible itineraries & programs. As ground operators in a number of regions of France and member of many Tourism Offices, our teams have an acute awareness of the latest in-destination travel information. This enables them to create distinctive travel arrangements that no other DMC in France can offer.


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Since 2005 Ophorus has been offering wine tours in France in all the major wine regions, either on a shared tour or through a private discovery.
Take one of our culinary Ophorus tours and sample the fresh produce, delicious flavors and unique combinations of this well-established French art form.
Choose your location, and the type of tour you would like, and let Ophorus take care of the rest.
The best way to explore the nooks and crannies of a city, Ophorus walking tours take you through the narrow alleys of medieval villages, to local wine bars.
For those hungry to experience the most of what France has to offer, our multi-regional tours combine the best of several destinations.
Are you looking for something to get your heart thumping? We offer cycling, hiking, canoeing, adventure parks and treasure hunts for the more active visitor.
Designed for those with a taste for the finer things in life, our luxury tours offer visitors a flavor of the real opulence and glamour of France.
If you’re docking in France for just a day, Ophorus can help you make the most of your time by organizing your shore excursion.


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Since 2005, Nancy and I have been providing semi-private and private tours for individual travelers in some of the lesser known provinces of France. Offered in a relaxed and professional way, our tours allow you to sample the magic of France, taking you to regions with some of the most delicious wines and cuisine, preserved historical momuments, and breathtaking scenery. Today our services cover unique destinations such as Bordeaux, Alsace, the Dordogne and Languedoc.

From fun and informative guided walking city tours to very carefully crafted multi regional packages, we at Ophorus want to show you France as we believe it should be shown – authentic, colorful and friendly.

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