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For 24 years we have specialized in small groups (8 or fewer) visiting Europe's most beautiful regions – including France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Germany and Austria. We stay in charming hotels in inns in city/town centers and offer extensive...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Oakland, CA 94611
+1 800-676-1247
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Traveling is always time well spent. Spending it with friends makes for an even better time. Being escorted by George Nevin of Intimate France is truly the icing on the cake. He is so well organized, so full of adventure, his goal...to take our small...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Georgia R
Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Georgia, thanks so much for sharing your experience. It was an absolute joy to travel through the Côte d'Azur and to see its beaches, villas and vistas through your eyes. I know you and your friends will be enchanted by the Italian Lakes & Alps...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018

In April of 2018 I joined my second trip with Intimate France, “The French Riviera for Art Lovers”. The tour had a wonderfully relaxed pace, with three days each in Cannes, Vence, Menton and Nice and included daily visits to museums. It also served as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mary B
Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Mary, it was a delight to travel with you and the triplets and to see how much you enjoyed all the wonderful discoveries we made together. I will spend the winter planning 2019 Italian Lakes & Alps so that the quads will have – dare...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

My wife and I want to commend George Nevin for providing us with an outstanding September 2018 trip to the Perigord / Dordogne region of France with included visits to the Bordeaux area celebrated wine regions of Medoc and St. Emilion. This was our second...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Many thanks for your kind words. Of all the regions of France, I love Dordogne the most, and it was a distinct pleasure to experience its charms with the two of you.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have taken 3 trips with George and Intimate France, and all have been first rate! The first trip I took was through Austria 4 years ago. I had never been to Amsterdam and he helped me arrange a pre trip for a few days...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judith L
Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Judith, thanks so very much for the enthusiastic review. I've really enjoyed our travels together and appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed June 25, 2018

I recently returned from my second tour with Intimate France Tours - (Italian Lakes & Alps) & confirmed what I already knew. This company is exceptional in value & content. Travellers who have discovered George Nevin's small group tours are indeed fortunate. His deep knowledge...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Robin, sincere thanks for your review. You are a great traveler – flexible, eager to learn about what each area has to offer, open to new and different cultures and practices. In fact, come to think of it, those are the characteristics of good travelers...More

Reviewed November 11, 2017

We just completed our fourth tour with Intimate France. This time it was to the Basque areas of France and Spain. It offers the opportunity to see larger cities, but also explore the back roads and get a better picture of a country and its...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Our trip to Provence, France, in May of 2016 couldn't have been better with George Nevin, the owner and tour leader. He's been leading small groups for years and really knows the best sites at the least busy times of the day, where the best...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Beth, Provence is such a terrific destination, and I'm delighted to have shared its beauty with you. It has it all – charming perched villages, castles, Roman monuments, excellent art and of course delicious cuisine and great wines. Here's hoping you can join us again...More

Reviewed July 22, 2017

We have taken three tours with George Nevin, owner and operator of Intimate France. We believe that Intimate France offers high quality tours at a reasonable price with outstanding value received for dollar spent. In our opinion traveling with George is comparable to traveling with...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

TravelinTexans, a sincere thank-you not only for your review, but also for being such great travelers over the years. I've always said that my goal is to allow people to travel with a family member – in the best sense. It appears that I'm succeeding....More

Reviewed July 17, 2017

My two friends and I traveled with Intimate France Tours on a delightful 12 day journey to Normandy and the Loire Valley. George Nevin, owner and operator was a convivial companion, tour guide, food connoisseur, and created a wonderful trip for us. The hotel selections...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Geonev, Owner at Intimate France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Many thanks for your kind words, CalGrad. I really enjoyed traveling with you and your friends, and even got to see some parts of France that were new to me – as well as places I treasure. Many high points in our time together.

Reviewed July 12, 2017

We have traveled with George on two occasions, to Normandy and the Loire Valley and South France and Switzerland. Traveling with George, you need only show up at the airport, relax and enjoy. Intimate France takes care of meals, lodging, attractions and transportation. Majority of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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