A Guest Blog About An Afternoon in Tuscany, By Mike Pattenden

TUSCANY Back in September, my good friend Mike Pattenden joined The Chain Gang in Italy for a month to help out with, well, with everything. By profession Mike’s a journalist, so inevitably he wrote a short piece for us about an adventurous afternoon that he took on his own, that might have ended slightly less… Read more

Chain Gang 2017 – The State Of Play

As ever, our new season is suddenly a whole lot closer than it was. We start our group tours on June 3rd in Normandy. But that tour is full, I’m afraid. But also in June we have tours of Alsace, Burgundy, Bordeaux and Provence. They’ve all got good numbers already booked, which is a delightful… Read more

Video of The Loire Valley – Self Guided

A video by Jack and Nancy Haar. I’m particularly chuffed with this video. It was put together by Jack and Nancy Haar, who joined us on a self-guided tour of the Loire Valley last September. It’s very simple, a collection of photographs and places from Jack & Nancy’s trip. But it’s effective, and I think… Read more