Announcing Designhounds France:

Announcing Designhounds France:

May 25 – June 2, 2023

Here it is, the final program for our 8 day artisan + antiques tour in France in collaboration with the Antique’s Diva & Co

Please contact us at for more information or to reserve a spot.

Special thanks to Signature Kitchen Suite for supporting this program as official #TrueToFood sponsor. Please follow the hashtag to learn about the many wonderful culinary experiences our team will have during their 8 day journey through France.

Program Highlights

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Hotel Madeleine Plaza Paris

May 25

  • Official arrival day
  • Check in at hotel Madeleine Paris (airport transfer at your own discretion)
  • Thursday night “Welcome to Paris Party” with Champagne and Charcuterie in a private home in Paris
  • Dinner Presentation How to Shop and Ship French Antiques

May 26

May 27

  • Paris Flea Market VIP tours in small groups
  • Free for lunch within small groups
  • Champagne reception at UFO Marche Dauphine
  • Paris farewell dinner for the entire group
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Relais Magdeleine Provence

May 28 – Drive to Provence

  • Paris Free Time
  • Early afternoon: Train to Provence and cab transfers to hotel
  • Check into hotel Relais Magdeleine
  • Dinner at hotel by chef Mathias Dandine

May 29 – Isle Sur La Sorgue

May 30 – Relaxed day at hotel

  • Breakfast – Round table with Toma and Veronika “Running a business whilst loving your life”
  • Free time to explore the area
  • Upholstery classes in small groups – sign up during virtual orientation
  • Wine tasting afternoon (optional)
  • Casual dinner in Gemenos

May 31 – St Remy de Provence

  • St Remy de Provence market – great shops and we will purchase food for our picnic at the market
  • Picnic lunch Les Olivades textiles- where you can learn about developing your own lines of fabric
    • Shop fabric outlet
  • Free afternoon and evening in Aix en Provence
Cassis Calanques Boat Tour – Bring a Swimsuit

June 1 – Marseille

  • Pottery visit en route to Marseille
  • Marseille flea market – Les Puces de Fifi Turin
  • Moroccan lunch
  • Local shops and markets in Moroccan Quarter
  • Visit to Maison Empereur
  • Two hour boat tour in Cassis – You bring the swimsuit and we bring the bubbly!
  • Farewell dinner at a very special private home in the hills overlooking Cassis

June 2

  • Departures from Marseille (airport transfer at your own discretion)

Program Costs


  • Eight nights hotel, single occupancy
  • Daily breakfast
  • Lunches and dinners where indicated
  • Ground transport to and in Provence
  • Antiques Diva & Co private tours, events, and classes

$5,350 Single Occupancy

$3,250 Plus One – Roommate addition


Please contact us at for more information.

Comments (2)
  • Nicole Heymer
    | 30 November 2022

    Sounds amazing—of course!:)

  • Deborah von Donop
    | 10 August 2023

    I’m sure you’re going to have an amazing time on your design tour to France. Modenus /DesignHounds, always planning something fun.

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