Paris, Aix-en-Provence & Nice
Travel the French countryside on this magnificent 9-day journey.
Save $300 per couple when you book the following air-inclusive 2015 European rail vacations:
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● Geneva & Lucerne with Mont Blanc
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● Rome, Florence, Venice & Lake Maggiore
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Book by December 20, 2014, to secure this special offer.
Travel the French countryside on this magnificent 9-day journey. Start in the “City of Lights” as you explore the romantic streets of Paris. Then venture on the high-speed TGV train to the French cities of Aix-en-Provence and Nice. You will fall in love with the unique culture and architecture of each remarkable city.
Highlights and Inclusions
- Hotel accommodations for 7 nights
- Full buffet breakfast for 8 days
- First-class train travel from Paris to Aix-en-Provence and Nice aboard the high-speed TGV
- Local Host service in each city
- Destination Guides
- Discounts at the famous Galeries Lafayette and other leading department stores in Paris
- Sightseeing with a Local Guide and transportation per itinerary
- Transfers to/from train stations.
- Eiffel Tower
- Latin Quarter
- Place de la Concorde
- Pointe du Hoc
- Notre Dame Cathedral
- Jas de Bouffan estate
- Moyenne Corniche
Day 1 - International Flight to Paris
Embark on a transatlantic flight to Paris from your U.S. gateway. (International flight is not included)
Day 2 - Paris
Bienvenue—welcome! Your Local Host is on hand to help you create lasting memories in the “City of Light.”
Day 3 - Paris
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you to Notre Dame Cathedral, where Napoleon was crowned emperor in 1804, to admire its amazing 13th-century, stained-glass Rose Window. Pass the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, the Opéra, Place de la Concorde, and Arc de Triomphe. Drive by the Seine River with its beautiful bridges, and along the fashionable Champs-Elysées. Stop to take photos of the iconic Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also enter the world's most visited museum, The Louvre, with its modern glass pyramid, to see Da Vinci's Mona Lisa and other treasures.
Day 4 - Paris
You'll be amazed at all the options available today. Your Local Host will have many suggestions—perhaps an excursion to the Loire castles, a trip to the Champagne region, a visit to Versailles, a dinner show at Moulin Rouge, or a stroll through the charming Marais District with its stylish boutiques and ethnic eateries.
Day 5- Paris to Aix en Provence
Travel by high speed TGV Train (first-class) to Aix-en-Provence.
Day 6 - Aix en Provence
On your morning guided sightseeing and orientation, walk along the 17th-century Cours Mirabeau, a lively area with fountains, elegant homes, and famous cafés. Admire Mazarin Quarter, City Hall, the Jewish Quarter, and visit the Cathedral of the Saviour, known for its interesting combination of architectural styles and the Burning Bush Triptych art masterpiece by Nicolas Froment. During your afternoon at leisure in Cézanne's hometown, your Local Host will have suggestions, such as a visit to the artist's studio, a trip to Cassis with a boat cruise, where to sample Côte-de-Provence wine and bœuf-en-daube, or the best places to shop for faience pottery and colorful provençal cloth.
Day 7 - Aix en Provence to Nice
Travel by high speed TGV Train (first-class) to Nice. Your guided sightseeing and orientation features the Promenade Des Anglais, originally built in the second half of the 18th century and the most famous boulevard in Nice. Walk through the Old Town to admire fine examples of the Belle Époque. See Cours Saleya with the Kings of Sardinia Palace and flower market, and the lovely Palace Square with Palais de Justice and Palais Rusca.
Day 8 - Nice
Your Local Host has many ideas for your day at leisure. Why not take an excursion to Èze and Monaco, enjoy a round of golf in famous Cannes, visit the Matisse Museum, or relax and sip a pastis with the locals on the Promenade at sunset.
Day 9 - Nice
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Dates & Prices
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|3rd April 2015||$2,325||Book Now|
|10th April 2015||$2,325||Book Now|
|17th April 2015||$2,325||Book Now|
|24th April 2015||$2,335||Book Now|
|1st May 2015||$2,418||Book Now|
|8th May 2015||$2,445||Book Now|
|15th May 2015||$2,515||Book Now|
|22nd May 2015||$2,480||Book Now|
|29th May 2015||$2,506||Book Now|
|5th June 2015||$2,480||Book Now|
|12th June 2015||$2,480||Book Now|
|19th June 2015||$2,480||Book Now|
|26th June 2015||$2,497||Book Now|
|3rd July 2015||$2,617||Book Now|
|10th July 2015||$2,583||Book Now|
|17th July 2015||$2,583||Book Now|
|24th July 2015||$2,359||Book Now|
|31st July 2015||$2,359||Book Now|
|7th August 2015||$2,359||Book Now|
|14th August 2015||$2,359||Book Now|
|21st August 2015||$2,359||Book Now|
|28th August 2015||$2,418||Book Now|
|4th September 2015||$2,445||Book Now|
|11th September 2015||$2,480||Book Now|
|18th September 2015||$2,480||Book Now|
|25th September 2015||$2,462||Book Now|
|2nd October 2015||$2,462||Book Now|
|9th October 2015||$2,462||Book Now|
|16th October 2015||$2,385||Book Now|
|23rd October 2015||$2,385||Book Now|
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: Departs 3rd April 2015 ($2,325), 10th April 2015 ($2,325), 17th April 2015 ($2,325), 24th April 2015 ($2,335), 1st May 2015 ($2,418), 8th May 2015 ($2,445), 15th May 2015 ($2,515), 22nd May 2015 ($2,480), 29th May 2015 ($2,506), 5th June 2015 ($2,480), 12th June 2015 ($2,480), 19th June 2015 ($2,480), 26th June 2015 ($2,497), 3rd July 2015 ($2,617), 10th July 2015 ($2,583), 17th July 2015 ($2,583), 24th July 2015 ($2,359), 31st July 2015 ($2,359), 7th August 2015 ($2,359), 14th August 2015 ($2,359), 21st August 2015 ($2,359), 28th August 2015 ($2,418), 4th September 2015 ($2,445), 11th September 2015 ($2,480), 18th September 2015 ($2,480), 25th September 2015 ($2,462), 2nd October 2015 ($2,462), 9th October 2015 ($2,462), 16th October 2015 ($2,385), 23rd October 2015 ($2,385)
Transfers are available for an additional charge as well as sightseeing.