Découvertes Inc & Sarl - France
Exclusive group & individual travel in France. Full service company we cover the whole of France.
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Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013
Travel Advisor: Maria De La Torre
Reviewed on: 16 Jan 2014
Love the Virtuoso travel with upgrades and amenities.
Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2014
Travel Advisor: Myrna Shaw
Reviewed on: 18 Aug 2014
We went through various options for our trip and Didier at Decouvertes was very prompt in updating the plans and quotes to accomodate us. the only issues that came up during the trip were the rental car agency who wanted to charge us twice and the hotels requesting to see a voucher of our payment. Both were resolved through discussions with their staff on duty, but I wonder if there could have been more information made available to us to show that we had pre-paid for these items.
Travel Advisor: Patty Calvert
Perfect Normandy tour
By: Paul & Kay
Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2015
We never had a moment of worry. Our guide John-Noel was so wonderful and professional. We had our high school Junior with us and we were able to see where history was made. It was so exciting to see him so interested and engaged. Thank you for making our trip an amazing experience!!! Excellent hotel recommendations and choices too! It was perfect for us.
Reviewed on: 02 Aug 2016
Very professional and on time.
Travel Advisor: Rose Field
Friendly customized service
Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2016
The guides on our tours in Southern France were extremely knowledgeable and willing to please. They were flexible to our requests throughout the day to make sure we saw and did what we wanted, which we really appreciated. They were all very well studied in the history of the area and very passionate in sharing that with us. It was a pleasure to discover this beautiful part of the world with Decouvertes.
Exemplary Travel Service
Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2016
Descouvertes was an absolutely perfect travel service. Their arrangements of lodging and transportation were done to ensure the maximum of comfort and travel experience in our trip. Every travel guide who met us catered to our desires and demonstrated a full knowledge of the organization they were dealing with on our behalf, especially in airports and train stations. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the areas we toured and did everything to show us the things we were interested in. The Descouvertes service was essential to the overall success and enjoyment of our trip!
Travel Advisor: Michele Benigno
Enhance Your Experience!
Reviewed on: 04 Aug 2017
We were delighted with our guides. Their knowledge of history, local economy, geography, art and culture was truly impressive. And they both had great personalities, too! Instructions were clear on how to meet to get started. The pace was relalxed but we got a lot done! Restaurants chosen for meals while we were out and abut were charming and our meals were delicious. We also did a large group dinner in Paris, arranged by Decouvertes which went off without a hitch. Here is an agency you can count on for caring service and attention to detail.
Fantastic Rhone River Cruise + Paris and Loire Valley Tours
Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2017
Boy, these were great tours! It was destiny that Elvira and Morgane were our guides. They both meshed perfectly with all of our personalities. These knowledgeable and personable guides brought the French countryside and Paris alive for us! We would love to return to France to tour with these guides.
Reviewed on: 09 Sep 2017
We had an excellent and very knowledgeable tour guide take us to Fontainebleau and a tour of Paris. We really appreciated the Meet and Greet at the airport. They arranged a dinner for us at Guy Savoy Restaurant. We would recommend Descouvertes to any and all.
Travel Advisor: Eleanor Hardy
South of France
By: South of France
Reviewed on: 08 Nov 2017
Wonderful service. Knowledgeable, prompt and pleasant!
Travel Advisor: Cheryl Everhart
Paris ground arrangements
By: Mike and Susan
Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2017
This group provided us a well-qualified and responsive guide for several days of viewing the sites of Paris. They were well-organized and responsive. The guide (Elvira Mendes-Gregoire) was especially good. She understood that we did not want to spend a great deal of time in museums but rather wanted to see neighborhoods and have a sense of the City over a limited amount of time. Based on her guidance we were able to ride the Metro and get around ourselves on the several days we did not have a guide. It was a very enjoyable introduction to Paris for both of us.
Travel Advisor: Denise Sullivan
Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2017
We loved the tours they scheduled for us and our guide, Denise. We were treated like VIP's every step of the way and experienced things that most tourists do not see. Denise knows all the guides at the local attractions and gets us right into places that others cannot go. She is very knowledgeable and interesting. We would recommend and use this Tour Operator again any time. Our driver was great too.
Travel Advisor: Lynda Turley
Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2017
Very good all well done
South of France
Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2017
We were able to experience the best of the best in the South of France with the assistance of Decouvertes Inc. Highly recommend working with them if you are looking for the trip of a lifetime!
Travel Advisor: Laura Hartman
Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2017
Very knowledgeable tour guides. Always on time. Excellent transports.
Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2017
All arrangements made for local events etc were all very good. No issues at all.
Travel Advisor: Marci Oakley
Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017
I enjoyed each of our tours. The guides were very knowledgeable and lovely people.
Travel Advisor: Deborah Pulliam
By: Patti c
Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2018
Private tours of Versailles and the Louvre were made special by our guide. We would not have enjoyed the experience without him. Meet & Greet at airport upon arrival made our entry into Paris smooth. Wine tasting experience was interesting. Guide and skip the line at Eiffel Tower was helpful. Our week in March was without sun so our plans were essential to our enjoyment of the magnificent city of Paris.
Travel Advisor: Katie Schmit
Reviewed on: 29 May 2018
Every tour was so well planned and organized. With the small groups we had the opportunity to step into doors that would not ordinarily be open to tourists. The guides were so well informed about the local events, customs, foods, history and fun little facts that made each excursion special.
Travel Advisor: Lee Lennon
By: Brame & Hendrix
Reviewed on: 29 May 2018
Our tour operator in France worked seamlessly with us while we were in country. Every detail was well planned and thought out, even when our train was delayed and they had our new train tickets emailed to us ASAP. Special thanks to our Guide in Normandy Diane...she has to be the most well-rounded guide in the area for the D-Day beaches and Mont St. Michel. An absolute pleasure to spend two days with her. Likewise in Paris with our Guide Rebekah...her knowledge of the Louvre is unsurpassed. We would recommend this group for anyone who wants to experience the best of France.
Travel Advisor: Amy Rectenwald
Reviewed on: 08 Jun 2018
Excellent. They were very reliable and did everything I had hoped for. They were flexible with changes that we made. The French Open day was great.
Travel Advisor: Patricia Klippel
By: Girls trip to France
Reviewed on: 21 Jun 2018
While I don't feel this tour operator service was poor, we had several problems that should have not occurred. The car rental was not as represented when we go to the airport agency and when we got the car we expected they charged us an additional charge. That charge was reversed by Carissa Gulyas upon our return. The hotel in Cannes was less than satisfactory - represented as a 5 star hotel it was not of that quality. More importantly the driver who was scheduled to drive us to the Nice airport from our hotel was 45 minutes late as he went to the wrong hotel in the wrong town! The drive to the airport was uncomfortable given that the driver appeared to be somewhat impaired (too much of a late night?). He took us to the wrong airport terminal after being told several times which terminal we were going to. He was very unprofessional and his dispatcher didn't know what was going on either. We are waiting for a refund. This is all the tour operator's responsibility.
Travel Advisor: Carissa Gulyas
Behind the scenes
By: Larry Wright
Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2018
We were not in direct contact with Decourvertes Inc. Genger Travel Services handled the contact with Decouvertes. However, they were responsible for our itinerary being so detailed and timed perfectly. Decouvertes was also responsible for our tour guides all of whom were fantastic. A great company to work with.
Travel Advisor: Vanessa Genger
Great day in Paris
Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2018
4 hrs touring Paris and we could have gone longer!!! Great guide and very accommodating!
Travel Advisor: Dee Dyer
Professional and friendly
Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2018
Our guide, Marie, shared her expertise and knowledge with us in the very best way. We were able to “see” areas of France and Italy through her eyes. In just two days, I feel we learned a lot. Marie was accommodating and easily understood our wishes of where to go and what to see. Her dining recommendations will not be forgotten!
Travel Advisor: Henya Lish-Gebeloff
Traveling Cote D’Azur and Provence
Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2018
Wonderful experience traveling with this group!
Travel Advisor: Melissa McKinley
Taste of Bordeaux
Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2018
👍🍷🍷We were totally impressed!
By: Monica B
Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018
Mostly positive. The guides were very well i formed. Misstep by not having a big enough bus on one leg, and no bathroom on the bus for a 4 hour ride back to Paris. Although we did stop twice for short breaks, it would have been nice to have one on the bus itself.
Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018
We did some interesting things
Interesting sites and great hotels.
Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2018
While bus riding is not my favorite mode of travel, we were able to stop at worthwhile and interesting sites along the way. The hotels were well chosen and the meals were excellent.
France and Italy Adventure
By: Army Ranger
Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2018
Excellent service!! Courteous, prompt and professional.
By: Scott D
Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2018
Our guide Beatrix was very nice and knowledgeable. Make for a very educational and enjoyable trip
Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2018
Our guide was a terrific fountain of knowledge. Not only was he local and grew up in Normandy but was a history major as well.
Travel Advisor: Kip Abbott
Reviewed on: 28 Oct 2018
Lucie (in Champagne,) Pierre (in Burgundy,) and Florence (in Alsace) were absolutely fabulous. It was like traveling with friends. We were blown away. Their friendliness and warmth were only matched by their impressive knowledge of the history, architecture, and culture of their respective regions. Bravo!