8 Day Paris, Provence & the French Riviera

8 Day Paris, Provence & the French Riviera


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

France

Cities Visited

Avignon, Cannes, Nice, Paris

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for France
Depart for France

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Paris
Arrive in Paris, the City of Lights; transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to rest, relax and enjoy the endless delights of Paris. In the evening, join your Tour Manager and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner at a French Bistro
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Saturday - Paris City Tour
This morning, enjoy a guided city tour of Paris, including a drive along the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe. View the Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Latin Quarter, and the lively Opera district. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or join the optional tour to magnificent Versailles to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture on the visit to the Palace and extravagant State Apartments
Optional: Versailles Apartments (PM)
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - TGV train to Avignon, Pont du Gard
After breakfast, transfer to the train station for your journey to Provence by the high-speed TGV train. Enjoy vistas of Burgundy and the Rhone Valley during the comfortable ride. Upon arrival in Avignon, proceed to view the Pont du Gard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the most ancient Roman aqueduct in France. Next, drive to the Rhone vineyards and the lovely town of Chateauneuf du Pape, where you will enjoy a sampling of some of the wines for which Rhone is famous. Transfer to the hotel in Avignon and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.This evening, enjoy dinner together at a local restaurant
Overnight: Avignon
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Monday - Medieval Pope's Palace
Today, enjoy an orientation tour of the town, including the famous broken bridge, the lively Place d'Horloge and the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most significant medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the lively atmosphere of this charming city, or join the optional tour to Arles & St. Remy de Provence. Take a tour of Arles where you will see Langlois Bridge, the Roman Amphitheater and the 12th century Cathedral of St. Trophime. Your guide will show you the exact places where artist Vincent Van Gogh sat to create some of his most famous paintings. Continue to St. Rémy-de-Provence to see the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, the asylum where Van Gogh spent some of his troubled last days. The artist spent a year at the hospital and created some of his most celebrated paintings here, including “The Starry Night” and “Irises”
Optional: Van Gogh’s Arles & St. Remy de Provence (PM)
Overnight: Avignon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Tuesday - Cannes, Nice
After breakfast this morning, depart for the French Riviera. Admire the scenery which inspired so many of the impressionist artists. You will pass by the Abbey of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, and the Mont St. Victoire en route to elegant Cannes. Drive along the Boulevard de la Croisette to see the Film Festival Center and the harbor. Pay a visit to a French perfumery in Grasse before arriving in Nice. Tonight, perhaps join the optional tour to Monte Carlo by night. Drive along the dazzling Corniche road to the Principality of Monaco. Stop at the world-famous Monte Carlo Casino, one of the Riviera's most frequented landmarks. Monte Carlo is the epitome of wealth and glamor; a prime destination for royalty and some of Hollywood's most famous actors and actresses. View the route of the Grand Prix, the luxury boats in the harbor and view the Prince’s Palace, atop the famed "Rock". Enjoy the lights of the coastline as you return to Nice
Optional: Monte Carlo by Night (PM)
Overnight: Nice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Full Day in Nice
A day at leisure to soak up the sun, swim in the Mediterranean, stroll the Promenade des Anglais or see the Old Town, and Place Massena. Perhaps take a mini-train up to the "Colline du Château" for panoramic views of the city and “Bay of the Angels” or visit one of the museums. This morning you may wish to join the optional tour to St. Paul de Vence. Drive into the pine-scented hills above Nice to visit the hilltop St. Paul de Vence - a walled town which still retains its medieval character and is a haven for artists - a treasure trove of workshops and galleries. Wander the cobbled streets to the central fountain, and see the burial place of Marc Chagall. This evening, celebrate your final night in France together with a Farewell Dinner
Optional: St. Paul de Vence (AM)
Overnight: Nice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - Depart France
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Paris, Nice-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Paris
  • 2 nights Avignon
  • 2 nights Nice
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • High Speed TGV train from Paris to Avignon
  • 9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of a local guide in Paris
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

  • Special Features

  • Drive along the Champs Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe and continuing to the iconic Eiffel Tower
  • Enjoy the views of French landscape with a ride on the high speed TGV Train
  • View the Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct
  • Stop at the Pope's Palace, the former papal residence
  • Enjoy a wine tasting in Chateauneuf du Papes
  • Visit a French Perfumery in Grasse
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


    Accommodation Details:
    May 30 & Jun 20 departures will be accommodated at the AC Nice in Nice.

    Jun 20 departure will be accommodated at the Hotel Mercure Pont d'Avignon Centre in Avignon.

    Triple Rooms at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel will be accommodated in a Single Room & Twin Room.

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    Accommodations

    Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel
    This superior first class hotel is located close to the Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Pres.

    Mercure Avignon Centre Palais des Papes
    This tourist class hotel is located nearby the Palais des Papes.

    Hotel Mercure Pont d'Avignon Centre
    This first class hotel is located in the city center of Avignon.

    AC Hotel Nice
    This first class hotel is situated a few steps from the Promenade des Anglais.

    Hotel Nice Riviera
    This first class hotel is located in the heart of Nice.

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    Question: Can we do a pre night in Paris and a post night in Nice?

    Yes, we can extend your vacation in Paris with pre nights or in Nice with post nights.

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


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