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Valentine Julien

Valentine is the girl from The French Alps!

After being a tailor-made trip planner in Sri Lanka and event organizer for an international ski freeride competition in Switzerland, she settled down in the Beaujolais region to share her expertise in France and its bordering countries.

She has good taste especially when it comes to accommodation: she loves charming boutique hotels and gives attention to the greatest details. In her free time, she loves searching for new gems to visit!

Yo hablo tambien español :)

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"My "Coups de Coeur":
- In France: Provence, Northern Alps, Alsace, Brittany, French Riviera, Loire Valley
- In Switzerland : Bern, Lugano, Verbier, Interlaken, Zermatt, Grindelwald, Montreux

My last week-end trip: Hiking in the alpine pastures of La Clusaz and taste some local “Reblochon” cheese

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"On the way to Brittany on a family trip, I crossed the doors of the Chateau de Villandry. I will never forget its magical gardens made of flowers and vegetables! I felt like Alice in the Wonderland trying to escape from the maze!"

Valentine is part of the following groups: France Travel Agents, Spain Travel Agents, Switzerland Travel Agents
Lavender fields in Provence
Ultimate France Itineraries - 5, 7, 10, & 14 Days

Our researchers traveled throughout France. Our experts chipped in with their insights. Then we listened to what travelers themselves had to say: where they most want to go, what they most like to see, and what activities most turn them on. Finally, we assessed all their advice, studied all destinations and combinations, and factored in how much time average travelers to France are likely to have. The result? The following ultimate itinéraires française.

Lavender fields in Avignon
France Road Trip: Ultimate Self-Drive Tour of Provence - 10 Days

Take 10 days to stop and smell the lavender as you traverse the fields, vineyards, and villages of Provence on this self-drive trip. This popular region of southeastern France has plenty for your senses to enjoy: take in the scents of soapmaking workshops, sights of the Mediterranean coast, and tastes of famous wines and market-fresh cooking on your adventure.

Bonnieux, a village in the Luberon
Food & Wine Tour of Provence: Avignon & Bonnieux - 5 Days

On this outdoorsy tour of Provence, you'll mix gourmet experiences with active pursuits. Start the trip in medieval Avignon, then take a tour of the Luberon on an electric bike before learning how to cook (and eat) like a local at a Provençal cooking class. You'll finish with a full-day tour of local wineries. Cheers!

Royal Chateau of Amboise
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 14 Days

Food isn't the only indulgence western France has to offer on this two-week itinerary. Lounge in the gardens of the Palais Royal, once the personal residence for Cardinal Richelieu; see through the eyes of artists like Degas and da Vinci in Montmartre and Amboise, and stroll through cobblestone village streets and seaside boardwalks as you sample the best the area has to offer.

Latin quarter in Paris
Honeymoon Romance in France: Paris & the French Riviera - 9 Days

Head to France for nine magical days in the city of love—the perfect place for a honeymoon. Paris practically begs you to plan a romantic getaway, which is exactly what you'll do, from art viewing in the Louvre to day trips to storybook chateaus. Make sure to stop by the historic city of Avignon before wiling away the time on the sunny white-sand beaches of the south.