From world famous landmarks to local markets and cafes, it’s hard not to be overwhelmed by the legacy of France’s history and culture. From the wide avenues of Paris and the Eiffel Tower to the poignant beaches of Normandy, explore France’s ‘joie de vivre.’
Enjoy a local picnic lunch while viewing the Eiffel Tower, step back into the history of WWII at Normandy and the D-Day beaches.


A bike trip through a what’s what of Provencale must-sees, with Butterfield and Robinson: the almost lunar landscapes of the Alpilles, the vineyards and villages of Peter Mayle’s Luberon Valley, the open spaces of the Vaucluse, along with teeming food markets, homespun bistros, fields of lavender, and a friendly game of boules with a pastis (anise-flavoured liqueur) in hand.


Take a self-guided bike tour, combining three hallmarks of any B&R itinerary— excellent hotels, beautiful riding routes and superb custom-fitted bicycles—with the freedom of pacing each day just the way you like.

Rosie has hiked and biked in Italy and France and explored these and other European countries. She can help you choose what kind experience you would like to have, be it active or otherwise!

Golfing in SCOTLAND and and IRELAND, horseback riding, hiking, attending the horse races in York or simply touring the countryside, the possibilities are unlimited.