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What is your dream holiday in Touraine

Choose the activities you would like to do and we will design a program together.

Do not hesitate to give me your ideas, even if they are not on my list, I will do my maximum to satisfy you.

Together we’ll make your dream a reality!

Here are a few suggestions:


  • Visit the Chateau de la Bourdaisiere kitchen garden, commentary provided by its gardeners.
  • Picnic in the park of a private castle on the banks of the Loire
  • Visit a local goat farm and taste their famous cheeses
  • Discover the wild life of the Loire valley
  • Discover a private garden with their collection of old roses


  • Lunch in my home (coq au vin, goats cheese, apple pie and Loire valley wine) followed by a walk to the chateau where Eugene O’Neill lived
  • Learn to make ‘Madeleines’, famous small French cakes, at my home together with a starter course in the French language
  • Visit and shop in Tours’ farmers’ market
  • Organic market at Saint Antoine du Rocher from 4pm followed by a family BBQ at my home (weather permitting)


  • Guided tour of our historical sites and their hidden treasures with a qualified tour guide
  • Visit a “silk worm” farm (louis XI decided to create the first royal silk manufacturers in Tours)
  • Visit local art galleries
  • Visit the Loire Valley Castels


  • Shopping in the à la mode boutiques in Tours
  • Visit a milliner and create your own hat
  • Dinner dance in a “Guinguette” on the banks of the Loire
  • Afternoon souvenir photograph session with a professional photographer


  • Tasting of a world famous wine and a visit to its troglodyte wine cellars
  • During the grape picking season, meet a local wine grower to share in the joys of the harvest