Combine the sophistication and glamour of Paris with the beauty of the legendary French Riviera and add high-speed rail travel between Paris and Nice and the result is the perfect week in France!
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
Promenade des Anglais, Nice
Scenic highlights of your trip include:
- Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
- One-way first-class rail ticket aboard the high-speed TGV (Paris-Nice), including seat reservations
- City sightseeing in Paris and Nice
- Paris Visite Pass (Zones 1-3)
- Excursion to Antibes and Cannes or Monte Carlo and Čze
- Breakfast daily, 1 dinner
- Hotel taxes and service charges
- Arc de Triomphe
- Eiffel Tower
- Notre Dame Cathedral
- Promenade des Anglais
- Port Quai Lunel
- Chagall Museum
Day 1 - Arrive in the City of Lights
Arrive in Paris and check in to your centrally-located hotel. Using your Paris Visite Pass, valid for unlimited travel on the Metro subway and buses, begin to explore this world-famous city. 95% of the city’s most popular sights are within the zones covered by this travel pass! Overnight Villa St. Martin or similar.
Day 2 – Paris Sightseeing
You have your choice of a morning or afternoon departure for today’s half-day city tour and cruise on the Seine with the balance of the day at your leisure to explore Paris on your own using your Paris Visite Pass. Your city tour will showcase all of the magnificent sights including the Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Latin Quarter, and a visit to the artist’s village of Montmartre. At the conclusion of your tour, set sail on the Seine River for a one-hour cruise. Overnight Villa St. Martin or similar. (B)
Day 3 – Paris at Your Leisure
The entire day is free to explore Paris as you wish. Revisit some of the incredible sights from yesterday’s city tour, or set out to discover new ones in this vibrant city. You may elect to take an optional excursion to learn about French wines or visit spectacular Versailles Palace. Overnight Villa St. Martin or similar. (B)
Day 4 – Train to Nice
After breakfast, make your way to the rail station for your first-class TGV journey to Nice. Upon arrival, travel to your hotel with the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight Grand Hotel de Florence or similar. (B)
Day 5 – Nice Sightseeing
Explore Nice and its interesting neighborhoods and markets on today’s Hop On, Hop Off tour. The double-decker bus makes a great loop of the city, providing an excellent orientation of this thriving Riviera city. Hop off the bus at stops that hold the most interest to you. Stops along the route include the famous Promenade des Anglais, Port Quai Lunel, Place Garibaldi, Acropolis-Barla, Cimiez-Monastere, the Chagall Museum, Place Massena at Avenue Verdun and more. Overnight Grand Hotel de Florence or similar. (B)
Day 6 – Excursion along the French Riviera
This morning embark on your choice of two excursions: a tour of Cannes and Antibes or a visit to Monte Carlo and Eze. This afternoon is at your leisure. This evening enjoy traditional French cuisine at a local restaurant. Overnight Grand Hotel de Florence or similar. (B, D)
Day 7 – Au Revoir, France
Your vacation France vacation comes to end after breakfast today. (B)
||Price per Person
|Departures daily through December 31, 2013
* Airfare is not included in the price of this vacation package.
Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy. Single prices are available upon request. Prices are correct at the time of this web page going live; however are subject to confirmation at time of booking.
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