Sojourner Tours

A boutique tour company specialized in gastronomic sojourns in France. Go beyond the typical tourist trip: immerse yourself in French culture and discover authentic places loved by the French.

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Groups are kept to eight guests so you can visit authentic places, stay in charming boutique hotels and eat in the real restaurants where locals dine.

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BEST KEPT SECRETS FRENCH-SWISS BORDERLAND SOJOURN



SLIDESHOW & SUMMARY:

Treat yourself to a lavish vacation and discover the savors and charm of a French region on the Swiss border, whose distinct cultural heritage, natural beauty, and delicious cuisine have remained traditional and authentic. Wine-tasting and local food will be prominent daily features of this mouthwatering gastronomic sojourn. You will explore the wine country, lush mountain countryside and exceptional rural villages with the title "Most Beautiful Village in France" while experiencing pleasant French indulgences and the serenity and rustic sophistication of a region that is a real hidden treasure.  You will also take a day trip to a refined and luxurious Swiss vacation spot, Montreux, famous for its affluence and incredible Mediterranean micro-climate where you will tour Switzerland’s most famous castle.

 (Be sure to look at the detailed itinerary below the highlight section)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

You will be based in the fortified city where Victor Hugo and the inventors of the cinema were born. Sojourning in one hotel for the whole trip means you can unpack your bags and make yourself at home in the city for a relaxing trip without having to repack or change hotels. You have options throughout the sojourn so you can choose according to your interests and make this an active walking tour or a relaxing getaway. Options include:

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Tour the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans & Salins-les-Bains

  • Authentic Experiences: Experience the French lifestyle in typical restaurants, cafés, markets and leisure activities

  • Outdoor Activities: Canoe down a small scenic river, hike along a series of 31 torrents and cascades

  • Wine Tasting: one of France's most unique noble wines, Vin Jaune, in its birthplace: Chateau-Chalon

  • Castle: tour Switzerland's most famous lakeside castle where you will taste Swiss wine

  • Michelin-Star Cuisine: Eat in two restaurants considered outstanding by Michelin

  • “Most Beautiful Village of France”: Explore two of France's most charming rural villages


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