Voyages du Jour

Small group escorted stay in the Basque country in Saint Jean de Luz 12 to 16 guests -Saturday to Saturday June 14 to 21, 2014 Designed for: Solo travellers, friends and couples who value the confort of an escorted trip. Share  a week with like-minded individuals, out of a strategically located high-end mansion on the Atlantic […]

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September escorted trip for golfers and their non golfing friends Week 1 : the Evian + the French Alps or/and Week 2 in  the Basque Country:  1 home, 2 countries, 3 cultures This trip is co-marketed by Ladies’s Golf Club of Toronto and opened to non club members . It is designed and hosted by Evelyne Dufau, Founder […]

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Here is the latest newsletter sent out to families with an interest in linguistic and French immersion programs. Full details are now posted on line on Expérience Authentique`s menu of experiences in Southwest France, Montréal and Toronto. Thanks for spreading the word to your francophile network!      

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What Expérience Authentique is up to in 2014. Let me know if relevant to your interests and passions.

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We had a wonderful vacation, filled with lots of memorable moments. Thank you for all of your hard work, we had such unique and amazing experiences, that we certainly would not have had without your help. This was a vacation we will always remember and reminisce about. The De Simone family, Greater Toronto Area. Among […]

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An excuse to head to the Bordeaux area for a couple of days to enjoy special wines in special settings in the company of like minded connaisseurs . Expérience Authentique can help you plan your vacation around that week-end and possibly extend it into other nearby areas to enjoy the great contrasts and rich culture of […]

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Last October I had the pleasure to share the region of my birth, the region that I love and specialize in, with 24 keen golfers, 21 women and 3 men, all members or guests of Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto. We headed out after the Canadian thanksgiving weekend to Southwest France right when the weather […]

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36 hours spent in San Sebastian as per this latest   NY TIMES article  go really fast but it is just about the right time to indulge its intensity before taking a break.  My experience of the city comes from many, many half days visits from the French side, my normal home base when in the […]

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A mother on a sabbatical and two of her children will live for 2 months in a host family in the heart of Biarritz during the regular school year. Her children, grade 2 and grade 7 students from a French immersion school in Toronto, join for 2 months a local elementary private school and its […]

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Here is a budget example for a 2 week family trip with a nice balance of vacation experiences in France. On the menu, 3 days in Paris, biking the Loire Valley for 4 days, and kicking back on the Basque coast for a week. The budgeting challenge with this vacation is to accommodate a  family with […]

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