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Tour Dates & Pricing
Paris and the Loire Valley
  • May 13-19, 2019.  Sorry!  No longer available.
  • Price: $2,999 per person, double occupancy.  Have your own room for $399 more.
  • This Paris tour is perfect for solo women travelers.

Paris and the Normandy Invasion Beaches 2019 - 75th Anniversary Tour

Paris Beyond the Eiffel Tower with Michael Osman

  • May 15 to May 21, 2018 (SOLD OUT)  and May 25 to May 31, 2018 (SOLD OUT). 
  • Price: $2,299 per person, double occupancy.  Have your own room for only $399 more.
Important Notes
  • Breakfast is Included.
  • Smaller Small Group Tours.  We can travel with as few as six people.
  • For full details on what to expect on The Professor's tours, including hotels used click HERE.
How to Book
  • Send an email to info@travelingprofessor.com saying you want to go on the trip.  Include contact info and the name and date of the trip you want to go on.
  • Within 7 days follow up with a $400 per person deposit made to TRAVELING PROFESSOR LLC, and send to TRAVELING PROFESSOR, PO BOX 747, GREAT BARRINGTON MA 01230.
  • Deposits are fully refundable within 21 days of receipt.  However, deposits are not refundable if a trip is scheduled to start within 65 days.  In any case, all payments and deposits are fully refundable upon cancellation if we can fill trip to capacity.
  • Credit cards and PayPal are accepted subject to fees.
Paris: Small Group Tours for Adults in 2019

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small group tours to Paris

The Traveling Professor Presents

Paris and the Loire Valley  


New for 2019.  This is the trip you have been waiting for.  See all the great sites of Paris including Notre Dame, Conciergerie, St. Chapelle, Orangerie, Louvre, Orsay, Rodin Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Montmartre, and more.  Do a day trip to the Loire Valley to see the stunning chateaux of Chambord and Chenonceau.  Of course, we'll do a wine tasting too!  Take advantage of off-season rates to enjoy a top-quality guided tour from The Traveling Professor.  Great hotels with "superior" class rooms, VIP admission to all the sites you want to see, fully guided, and all at a price you can't believe.  Perfect for solo or accompanied travelers.  This Paris tour is great for women travelers.  Steve Solosky will lead this tour as well as guide Michael Osman.

Click Paris and the Loire Valley for complete details.

Paris and the Normandy Invasion Beaches

Great for Paris lovers as well as WW II buffs.  1 night in Paris and 5 nights in Normandy.  Seine River cruise in Paris.   5 full days in Normandy including all the Allied landing beaches as well as Sainte-Mère-Église, Pointe du Hoc, Red Dog and Easy sectors, the American Cemetery.   Our small group gets you to places no other tour goes.  And after we do all the beaches, enjoy a day at beautiful Mont St Michel.

Click HERE for more details.

Paris: Beyond the Eiffel Tower with Michael Osman

The Traveling Professor Presents 
Paris Beyond the Eiffel Tower with Michael Osman 

All of Our Paris Tours for 2018 are SOLD OUT.  Get on Our Mailing List to Get First Notice for Future Tours

You’ve been to Paris before, now dig deeper into the core of the City of Light to discover even more.  uide Michael Osman goes past the sites you have already seen to expose the inner beauty, culture, food and history of Paris, a City of Discovery.
Look What You Get: 
  • 6 Nights Accommodations in a charming, clean, comfortable, quiet hotel in a safe, central location.  We’ll stay in the heart of Paris, on the historic Left Bank in the midst of Parisian cafés, bistros, local shops, and historic sites like Notre Dame and Luxembourg Gardens. All rooms have a private bath, shower, hair dryers and free wireless internet connections. The hotel is the very popular Grand Hotel des Balcons awarded a “Certificate of Excellence” on TripAdvisor.com.  Breakfast is included.   
  • Seine River Cruise. The Eiffel Tower and city sparkles before your eyes on this memorable evening cruise down the Seine River.   
  • Professional Tour Guide Services.   For those who have been to Paris before, you already know what a unique experience that is.  Visit neighborhoods, gardens, parks, restaurants, cafes, arcades, markets only where Parisians go.  Part of Michael’s special list are places like Parc Monceau, Centre Pompidou, Musée Marmottan Monet, Opera Garnier, Pantheon, Musée Jacquemart-André, Picasso Museum and the Marais, Musée de la Vie Romantique.
  • All Transportation within Paris. We go on our schedule using public transportation.  We don’t insulate travelers by herding them on one of those big bus tours.  See the real Paris with a small group of active and experienced travelers. 
  • VIP Paid admission.  VIP, no-wait-in-line admission is provided to all sites on our itinerary.  There is the opportunity to visit old favorites like the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, Napoleon’s Tomb, Arc de Triomphe, Conciergerie, Arc de Triomphe, Cluny Museum, Orangerie Museum and more with NO waiting in line.  Each traveler will be issued a 6-day Museum Pass. 
  • Small group size strictly limited to 8 travelers.  Move around the city quickly and efficiently.  Visit places big tour groups can’t get to. Dine at intimate and authentic Parisian restaurants.   Small group size allows for a flexible and personalized itinerary. 
  • Traveling Solo?  About 50% of our travelers are solo travelers.  Everyone feels welcome!  Solo travelers get a large room designed for 2 travelers. 
  • Personalized, attentive service.  Your professional guide takes care of the details, serving as the group’s private concierge.  The Traveling Professor is available to guide your stay, and to offer personal advice on everything from dining to touring to shopping. 
  • Flexibility.  Each day we follow a well-planned itinerary based upon what YOU want to see.  Otherwise, choose to venture out on your own, we help plan a custom daily itinerary. 
  • Best of All – The cost is only $2,299 per person, double occupancy.  Stay extra nights for only $129 per person, double occupancy.   This trip is perfect for solo travelers at a single supplement of only $399. 
  • Why is This Tour So Inexpensive?  The Professor’s leaves in the best features of his regular programs; top hotels, expert guides, VIP admission, small groups, ambitious itineraries, unlimited local transportation, and personal service.  Take advantage of our special relationships with hotels and vendors.  It all adds up to a high quality tour at deeply discounted rates at a delightful time of year to visit Paris. 

Useful Notes: 

  • Hotels in Paris are smaller and have more "character" than those in the U.S.  
  • The Professor will be more than happy to communicate with you prior to the trip via e-mail or Telephone to answer questions or address concerns. 
  • Travelers must be able to walk 2-3 miles daily, up and down stairs, and on different grades of pavement in order to enjoy the pace of the tour.   
  • Airfare is NOT included.  This allows the most flexibility in planning a trip.   
  • Travel health insurance is strongly advised.  The website http://safeguardtravel.com/ is a recommended source for information and as a place for the purchase of insurance. 
  • This trip is PERFECT for single travelers as well as accompanied travelers. 
  • Because of the deeply discounted price of this tour, deposits are not refundable.   However, cancellations made more than 60 days before the start will receive a credit for any 2018-2019 tour.   Trip insurance is highly recommended. 

For More Information Contact Professor Solosky at info@travelingprofessor.com