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.
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.
THE BEST PERSONALIZED TOURS
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.
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.