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Laurence Vuillemin

I have always loved to travel abroad and visited more than 15 countries. I also love my country and wanted to share it with visitors from abroad. This is why I have set up the agency Paris-toujours, crafting tailor-made itineraries through France for travelers willing to discover the country in an authentic way with a touch of luxury.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"We specialize in France and more specifically Paris area. We provide itineraries through France including the following regions : Paris, Normandy, Loire Valley, Burgundy, Provence, Riviera and Bordeaux. The activities we propose are related to French history and arts, but also gastronomic heritage. We can plan itineraries for individuals or family groups."

How did you get involved in travel?

"I was born and raised in Paris of which I know almost every streets and have traveled extensively in all French regions. After 15 years working for international companies, I decided to change life and set up an agency to welcome travelers and make them want to come back !"

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Exploring the undergrounds of Paris taking a hidden staircase inside a hospital and understand how the miners worked in the 17th century to extract the stone. I felt like Indiana Jones discovering a mysterious cave in my own city !"

Featured trips & expertise

Seine river bank
Local Flavors of France: Paris & Loire Valley - 8 Days

Ignite your senses — and taste buds — with this delicious tour of Paris and the picturesque Loire Valley, home to countless castles and gastronomic delights. Discover iconic Parisian highlights and delve into local flavor with wine tasting, a cooking class, and more. After, board a train through the magnificent French countryside to explore the Loire Valley's castles and vineyards, and sail through the sky on an unforgettable hot-air balloon ride.

Spend a day in Cassis and Calanques National Park
Paris & Provence Family Adventure - 7 Days

Perfect for first-timers, this weeklong itinerary kicks off in the French capital where you'll summit the Eiffel Tower, gain skip-the-line access at Le Louvre, and sample some of Paris's best bakeries and chocolatiers. Then, ride a high-speed train to Avignon—your base for exploring the Provence region with canoeing and biking tours as well as a trip to a national park along the Mediterranean to finish the adventure

The elegant Cheverny Castle in the Loire Valley
Paris, Bordeaux & the Loire Valley - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary is ideal for those seeking the splendor of French wine, history, and gastronomy. Traveling by train, you'll start in Bordeaux for architecture—both old and new—and tastings at some of the best vineyards in the world. Next is the Loire Valley for a range of gorgeous castles surrounded by bucolic landscapes. Finish the adventure in Paris and experience top sites with the help of a local expert.