Resources for European Experiences Travelers

Insure My Trip An excellent resource to compare options for travel insurance and to purchase the coverage that best meets your needs.

Sandy McDowell – France Journeys  Sandy’s company specializes in travel to France. She’s an excellent resource to help plan other travel in France before or after your week with us.

Capitaine Train We can’t say enough about this new website for booking train tickets in France and Germany, as well as trains to neighboring countries. You’ll have access to the best fares through an incredibly-easy online process. The site accepts all major credit cards.

Other Recommended Travel Sites and Resources

Slow Europe website  A excellent website with extensive information on European travel, developed by our good friend Pauline Kenny, founder of Slow Travel.  Be sure to check out the forums where you can post questions and share travel experiences. Also see Pauline’s website on the Cotswolds region of England: Cotswolder.

Slow Travel Tours  We’re a founding member of Slow Travel Tours, an informal affiliation of small-group tour operators who offer personalized trips in Italy, France and other European countries.  All these people have a travel philosophy similar to ours.  You may enjoy one of these trips too!. We also hope you’ll visit our Tales, Trips & Tips Blog, where a different Slow Travel Tours member posts each week. Check out Kathy’s post: Getting the Most from Your Small Group Tour.

Slow Travel website We’ve been members of this online travel community for over 10 years. This is an especially great resource for info on traveling more slowly in Europe. Kathy is an active contributor who has written numerous reviews, trip reports, and articles as well as two travel blogs. She is a former moderator for the France forum.

Special Recommendations in the Luberon

Our Bonnieux apartment Our two-bedroom apartment is in the heart of the village of Bonnieux. Rent it for a week or more and experience village life.

Le Clos du Buis  A very special small hotel in Bonnieux, owned by our friend Pierre.

Le Mas Perreal  A beautiful B&B in the Luberon, outside the village of St. Saturnin-les-Apt, owned by our friends Kevin and Elisabeth.

Domaine Faverot   One of our favorite spots in the Luberon.  This small winery in Maubec makes excellent wine.  They also have four special cottages available for rent.

For many more recommendations related to the Luberon, see the list of resources on our Luberon Experience website.