March 5, 2012 European Focus founder and guide James Derheim is available during the beautiful month of October, a perfect time to explore most of central and southern Europe. October is prime season and is usually booked far in advance. The days are mild and the kids are all back in school with no major […]
This tour will be led by Jenean Derheim PARIS, PROVENCE & CÔTE D’AZUR Micro Group Tour for June, 2013 (Max 5 adults) This trip starts off with two nights in one of the world’s most enchanting cities, with a guide who knows how to make the most of your time here. We then move away […]
Dambach la Ville on a brilliant September morning.
We have an opening on our calendar for a private tour of at least seven days minimum for the month of August, 2011. This month is historically for us the last month to fill, and we’ve taken bookings as late as July for the very next month. Still, if it’s your dream to travel in […]
We dropped off our most recent guests Art and Carol at the Geneva Airport this morning. Art and Carol are now planning their fifth adventure with European Focus, to take place in September, 2012. The next trip will include the Tirol of Italy and Croatia. Jenean and Jim will be scouting locations in Croatia in […]
Continuing our lazy afternoon of exploration after lunch at Mens the other day, we explored the valley near the largest stone massif in the area, Mont Vercors at nearly 2,400 meters. It’s an awesome sight from any angle. We drove up the narrow back roads, discovering a hamlet with a grass-roofed church from the 12th […]
Following the recommendation of our hostess at Chateau du Paquier, we took the scenic drive to the hamlet of Mens the other day for our lunch. Jenean was back at the chateau cooking our dinner for that night, so it was Art and Carol and Jim wandering the quiet, in fact, deserted alleyways and streets […]
We arrived at our favorite country retreat around 6 p.m. the other day, with an hour and a half to relax and freshen up before Helene and Jacques, our hosts, welcomed us along with the other six guests of the house to the beautiful garden of their ancient chateau for the start of the evening […]