Our guides' experience, dedication, and enthusiasm make them ideal ambassadors for your destination. They chart the course, finesse the details, and speak the language (English, as well as the local language). They also possess a truly rare skill, knowing when to let serendipity and inspiration take the lead.
Born and raised in Normandy, Arnaud Guérin is a geologist, specializing in volcanology and the environment. He is also a professional photographer and an author of 29 photography, nature, and travel books. He has been a nature guide for almost 20 years and in his free time likes to cook, and when not in the kitchen, he enjoys kayaking, mountain biking, sailing, and completing in triathalons.
Lucie Hoffmann is a qualified French National Guide of Culture and readily shares her expertise of both the history and culture of Normandy and Brittany. Living in Bayeux, Normandy, she searches flea markets for antiques and pottery in her spare time. She is also a prolific gardener.
A native of the world-renowned alpine resort of Chamonix, Claire Thiolière spent months during her youth vacationing in Normandy thanks to her parents’ passion for the local history of Honfleur, Mont Saint-Michel, and the Cotentin Peninsula. She also traveled extensively in her youth throughout Africa before returning to France where she received a Master’s degree in Geography and Geomorphology. She is a certified guide who has been leading people throughout the Alps for more than 25 years and has also led groups along the Norman coast when not sailing that same coast herself! An avid hiker and skier, Claire’s enthusiasm extends to the impressionist painters whose artistic movement was born in Le Havre, as well as French literature, architecture, and gastronomy.
Originally from Paris, Dominque Eudier spent years of living and traveling abroad only to return to her native France to live and raise her family in Normandy, where she has been a professional guide since 1994. An expert on the D-Day beaches, Dominique never fails to paint a fascinating picture of the events of June 1944 and her background studying history, art history, and languages at Paris-Sorbonne University means she is also a fantastic companion due to her passion for her home country’s history and culture.
Born and raised in Holland to parents with a fondness of the French joie de vivre, Axel Graff traveled to France regularly during the holidays of his youth. Eventually, he realized his dream of attending the Sorbonne and has worked for several renowned wine importers specializing in French wines. He also has a passion for history and a master’s degree in literary theory plus a background in philosophy! Axel impresses our guests with his knowledge and enthusiasm helping navigate not only the walking trails but the landscape of the imagination thanks to his penchant for storytelling!