Paris, Provence and Cote d’Azur Micro-Group Itinerary Offer

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 […]

Postcard from Alsace, France

Dambach la Ville on a brilliant September morning.

Private Tour Opportunity for August

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 […]

Adieu Art and Carol

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 […]

Mont Vercors and around

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 […]

A Visit to Mens, France

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 […]

Chateau du Paquier Fantastic Place to call home in France

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 […]

Drive from Nice to Grenoble via Sisteron

We took the back roads from Nice up through gorgeous alpine scenery with a lunch stop along the way. Here are some scenes from that drive. Sisteron has been inhabited for 4,000 years. The Romans used the route through Sisteron as can be shown by a Latin inscription in the rocks near the road to […]