Our private transportation and vehicles with dirver services are available for authorized travel purposes.
In accordance with the decisions of the French authorities, our tours are currently on break as from Saturday April 3, 2021 and for a duration initially planned for one month. This duration can evolve according to the improvement of the sanitary situation.
Transportation or tours, visits and wine tastings are provided in compliance with the sanitary rules in force.
Just note that your tour may require some adaptation according to authorized openings on the day of your visit:
– Replacement of the visit of tourist sites not open to the public yet (Château du Clos de Vougeot, Hospices de Beaune, Abbaye de Fontenay) by the visit of an estate with tasting.
– Click & Collect at the restaurant to have lunch in a winery or a cellar during periods of restaurant closures.
Feel free to ask us. Authentica Tours has a lot of great experiences for you!
Your safety is our priority #1
Daily sanitizing of vehicles, frequent screening test for our guides, face-masks required for our guides and the staff of our partners, social distancing respected at all times, anti-Coronavirus gestures following the directives of the health authorities, hand sanitizers / face-masks / disposable gloves / garbage bag available free of charge to our customers.
The number of people allowed in the vehicle depends on the type of tour you wish to book:
> Small group tour (shared with other participants): minimum 4 adults in the minivan, maximum 5 people. If your group is already constituted (family, friends…): up to 7 people.
> Private tour: from 2 to 7 people per vehicle.
For a reservation of 8 persons or more: circuit with several minivans or minibus rental, please contact us.
BOOK NOW, PAY ON THE SPOT
No payment or deposit at the time of booking. This is one the advantages of booking directly with us on www.authentica-tours.com. Your credit card details serve only as a guarantee. You pay the total of your booking* directly to your guide or driver the D-day, at the end of the services. By credit card or in cash (euros).
100% FLEXIBLE REPORT OR CANCELLATION
As with every aspect of the Authentica Experience, we want to ensure your total peace of mind when making travel plans with us.
If the situation prevents your trip, you can postpone your date or simply decide to cancel without fee by giving us 3 days notice (small group tours) or 7 days notice (private tours)*. And in case of travel restrictions decided by the French authorities or those of your country, no notice delay is applicable.
Book today with absolute peace of mind!
*Reservation up to 8 people maximum. From 9 people, your group requires the rental of a bus and/or the reservation at the restaurant or at the winery for which these suppliers will ask a deposit.
TRAVEL TO FRANCE
Travelling in France
Our tours and all travel inside France are authorized from 6 am to 7 pm, every day, without any restriction for French or foreign citizens.
Nightly curfew: between 7 pm and 6 am you may only leave your accomodation for limited reasons (long distance trips by train/bus/plane, physical activity, pets, medical care,…) and with an exemption certificate.
Travel restrictions during daytime also apply in 16 “départements” (French districts) including the Paris region since Saturday, March 20, 2021.
Coming to France from abroad
From a country of the “European Area”: You must have a negative PCR test less than 72 hours before departure and a traveler certificate available on the French government website.
For your return home or travel to another country after your stay in France, the conditions of entry in your destination country are applicable. Check with the authorities of that country, your airline or transport company or on the French Diplomatie website.
From a country outside the “European Space”: entry and exit conditions are limited and regulated. Leisure travel will be allowed again at a later date.
For more information: https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Certificate-of-international-travel
If you require a PCR test, it is quite simple to get it during your stay in France: Non-exhaustive list of screening centers or ask your local contacts (accommodations, local contact of your travel agency, etc…)
> At the airport: consult the websites of the Paris aiports or Lyon airport or ask your airline.
> In Dijon or Beaune: several screening centers, with or without appointment.
Depending on the screening center where you do the test:
> Test with or without an appointment.
> Free or paid service (+/- 65 € in Burgundy).
> Results by e-mail are currently available from a few hours to 48 hours in English and French. In airports, rapid PCR tests with results within 90 minutes are gradually being implemented.
Concierge service Authentica Tours: When booking a private tour, Authentica can make an appointment in Dijon or Beaune for your PCR test. We can also drive you there (with or without extra charge depending on the time limit of the test you need, the availability of the screening center and the date of your tour).
Please notify us well in advance to enjoy your stay, we’ll take care of the rest!
Any questions? Need help with your PCR test? Please contact us!
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