Southern France Photo Tour Itinerary
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Meet in Paris for a welcome dinner and good night's rest at the Hotel La Vieille France in the center of Paris (hotel and dinner included).
Thursday, May 4, Embark on train for Limoges in the Dordogne, the breadbasket of France. Drive to Rocamadour where we stay the night at the Logis Hotel le Belvédère, with breathtaking views of the valley and the city fortress of Rocamadour. Night photography session in the city.
Friday, May 5, Photograph Rocamadour then drive to Sarlat-la-Canéda in the Dordogne. Photograph the famous Saturday Market in Sarlat-la-Canéda. Drive to the Languedoc and stay at the family owned Hotel Clos Fleuri in Castelnaudary. Dinner at the hotel restaurant famous for its regional cuisine and vin.
Saturday, May 6, Photograph in and around the Languedoc region. Locations may include Toulouse, Mirepoix, Limoux, Montségur, and Carcassonne. Mornings will include photographic sessions of the breathtaking landscape.
Sunday, May 7, Photograph in and around the Languedoc region.
Monday, May 8, Drive along the Mediterranean coast to Provence with a visit of the medieval town of Montpellier. Stay at the exclusive Hotel Les Mas St-Joseph in St-Rémy.
Tuesday, May 9, Photograph in the region of Provence, Locations may include Arles, Villeneuve Les Avignons, La Sainte Victoire (where Cézanne made many of his famous paintings), Monastère de Ganagobie, Tarascon, Nimes, and Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Daily landscape sessions at sunrise and/or sunset.
Wednesday, May 10, Photograph in the region of Provence.
Thursday, May 11, Photograph in the region of Provence. Farewell dinner (dinner is included - location to be decided).
Friday, May 12, Drive to Avignon in the morning. After lunch catch the train back to Paris. The workshop will end upon arrival in Paris.