Artistic Adventures


Artistic Adventures are custom-designed experiences for painters and non-painters alike, who want to see France from an artist’s perspective. The common bond is an interest in seeing a slice of the French countryside, in depth, from a rented home base. Mornings are spent either painting or relaxing/exploring independently. Lunch is taken together at a local bistro en route to our afternoon sight-seeing destination. Dinner is shared back at our rented french home, relaxing together cooking dinner and regaling one another around the table.

Groups are limited to 6 participants, so we can all travel easily together. Prices include everything except air fare, personal shopping expenses and possible taxi from our final hotel back to airport: all other land travel from airport and on, room, three meals a day and any museum fees are included.



This video of a past trip is a taste of future ones.


Join me as I return to the quaint coasts of Brittany for a special Artistic Adventure. If you want to see cottages, gardens, castles and coastlines of the Atlantic, join me for this twelve day adventure! We’ll see bits of Normandy traveling back and forth to and from Brittany, where we’ll spend a week in the charming port of L’Aber Vrac’h, in the north-westernmost “Finistere” region of Brittany. Our trip concludes with two nights in Paris.

June 7: Depart for Paris.

June 8: We meet in the morning at Charles de Gaul Airport, then head west to Chartres, where we’ll see the cathedral and spend the night.

June 9-June 15: Spend the week exploring the charming villages, countryside and coastlines of Brittany, which is as Welsh as it is French. Possible visits to Quimper, Pont Aven and some of the islands which dot this coastline. Stone plinths of Carnac, which rival Stonehenge, are within reach, as well.

June 16: Drive back to Paris, spending two nights at leisure before catching your preferred means of transportation back to the airport on the 18th.

10 nights Normandy/Brittany 

Private room: $3600    Semi-private room: $3300  SOLD OUT, but you can wait list!



Back to the Southwest! The Périgord and Lot. June 18-30, 12 nights

June 19: Meet at CDG Airport in the morning, where we’ll hire the car and head too Orléans for the night.

June 20-28: Paint and explore the Dordogne and Lot river valleys from our rented home base.

June 29: Back to CDG Airport to spend the night before returning home June 30

Private Room: $4320     Semi-private room: $3960

Only one room remains!



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Is there a corner of France you’re longing to see but need a guide? I will  guide up to 6 travelers at a time in any part of France that’s calling your name but afraid to take on alone. Contact me to arrange your custom French adventure. Autumn itinerary yet to be announced.




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