A Week in France: Paris, Provence & the Riviera With Maria Hernandez

Oct 1-9, 2016 / 9 DAYS

Follow in the footsteps of artists and authors seduced by la belle France.

Find your own inspiration amidst the history and artistry of France. Don your designer shades on the Côte d’Azur, longtime playground for the rich and…

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    **Tour pace:** You will walk for about 1 hour daily across flat terrain on mostly paved roads.



    Overnight Flight / 1 NIGHT

    Oct 01: Travel day

    Board your overnight flight to France today.

    Nice / 2 NIGHTS

    Oct 02: Arrival in Nice

    Included meals: Dinner

    Welcome to France! Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at a welcome dinner this evening.

    Oct 03: Sightseeing tour of Nice

    Included meals: Breakfast

    Discover the many charms of the city of Nice on the French Riviera during a guided sightseeing tour. • Drive along the Promenade des Anglais • Explore the Roman Amphitheater • Wander around the gardens of the Franciscan Monastery in Cimiez • End the tour amongst the narrow streets and market stalls of the Old Town Later, explore Nice on your own or add an excursion.

    Avignon / 2 NIGHTS

    Oct 04: Avignon via Cassis

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Transfer to the town of Cassis, where you’ll embark on a short cruise to take in the city’s famous calanques, or Mediterranean fjords. Then, continue on to Avignon.

    Oct 05: Sightseeing tour of Avignon

    Included meals: Breakfast

    Discover historic Avignon in Provence today on a sightseeing tour with a local guide. • Stroll through the historic town center, which is surrounded by the city’s original medieval walls • Step inside the magnificent Papal Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site Spend the afternoon exploring Avignon on your own or add an excursion.

    Paris / 3 NIGHTS

    Oct 06: Train ride to Paris

    Included meals: Breakfast

    Travel through the picturesque landscapes that influenced the French masters aboard the high-speed TGV train. Enjoy a free evening in Paris or add an excursion.

    Oct 07: Sightseeing tour of Paris

    Included meals: Breakfast

    A guided tour introduces you to the architecture, scenery and history of the City of Light’s many neighborhoods, called arrondissements.  • Drive down the Champs-Élysées to view the famed Arc de Triomphe  • Pass Pont Neuf and the legendary Notre-Dame Cathedral, located on an island in the Seine River  • See the Eiffel Tower, the Palais Garnier opera house and Place de la Concorde, the city’s grandest square  • Marvel at the iconic architecture of the Louvre and Hôtel des Invalides Enjoy a free afternoon in Paris or add an excursion.

    Oct 08: Free day in Paris

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Explore Paris on your own today or add an excursion. Say goodbye to your group at a farewell dinner this evening.

    Oct 09: Departure

    Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

    Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or extend your stay to continue exploring Paris.


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