'Life in a French Chateau' – France  
Saturday June 15 - Tuesday  June 25  2019
From € 3,890

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Starting in Paris, join our fully guided sketch tour on a fascinating sketching, cultural, historical and mindfulness tour of French Chateaus and grand maisons, sketching and hearing stories of the families who lived there.
We move on down to the wine growing Languedoc region in South of France, to reside in a family Chateau (still has original remains from 11th century), and discover Cathar castles with stories and history from the 12th century, and of course try the wines of Languedoc.

DATES & PRICES

11 days starting June 15 in 2019 in Paris to 25 June in Toulouse. Our tour begins at our lovely Parisian hotel at 6 pm on June 15 in 2019.

After breakfast on June 25 in 2019 our tour finishes at the chateau. We offer a group transfer back to Toulouse for those who require it, so that you are free to train back up to Paris or elsewhere to continue your holiday. This will depart the chateau at about 11 am. Please ensure any connecting flights in Toulouse are not before your airport arrival (at around 1pm) on June 25.
* Travel insurance is a mandatory requirement for all participants on our tours.

You may like to add this on to the EHS Portugal Pilgrimage Sketching tour we have ending in Northern Spain on June 13 in 2019. 

COSTS:
3,890 EUROS  Twin Share (please ask if you would like to upgrade your hotel room in Paris)
2,900 EUROS  Non-sketchers (must be sharing with a sketcher)
1,190 EUROS  Single supplement

Tour Inclusions: all travel within France, accommodation with own bathroom, all entries, tutoring and guidance, your bi-lingual Tour Manager. all breakfasts, 6 lunches and 8 dinners with wine included.

ITINERARY

Paris 3 nights on the Left Bank in our Champagne-themed hotel journalling and depicting the icons of Paris and exploring

Chateau in Minervois 7 nights

An 11 day tour with Erin Hill International Sketch Tutor and your France expert Kate Stedman starting in Paris and ending in Toulouse.

Join Erin and francophile Kate for 3 fun nights in Paris and enjoy a more intimate side of sketching exciting Paris in the Springtime. Of course we will journal the icons of Paris but also sketch some memorable vignettes while drinking an aperitif in a grand mansion.

We fly down to Toulouse and then on to the picture-perfect Minervois region which is a world apart.  
It is a land of of cypresses, cicadas and impressive mountain ranges with every view.