Top Destinations to Visit in Europe
Sep 01, 2022 · By Vacations By Rail
Discover a sampling of some of the most impressive of these destinations in EuropeRead more
2023 Tour code: CI-PCBR-23
About the tour
Fill your days with French cuisine and culture on this expedition highlighting four renowned regions: Paris, Champagne, the Loire Valley, and Bordeaux. Enjoy travel to each section of the country by high-speed train, noting the changes in the terrain as you move from city to countryside and deep into the heart of wine country. Additionally, private transfers and a mixture of small group and private touring add an element of luxury to this memorable journey. In Paris, taste your way through a culinary epicenter on a guided food tour. As you move to Reims in the Champagne region, savor the world's most famous sparkling wine at several renowned growers. The journey continues to Tours in the Loire Valley, home to numerous wineries and sprawling chateaux - both of which you are invited to explore on a driving tour through the valley. The lush surroundings of the Loire Valley lead the way toward the coast as you venture further south to Bordeaux in the world-famous Bordeaux wine region. Here, enjoy a private walking tour of the ancient city and an outing that awakens the senses to the region's culinary offerings. Enjoy tastings of wine and food at local chateaux and a visit to Saint Emilion, which stands as the oldest wine-producing city in the area. The tour concludes as you return to Paris by train. Whether it is wine or medieval history you seek, there is nowhere that captures your heart quite like France.
The most romantic city in the world and a place where history, culture, and world-renowned cuisine await around every corner, France's capital is an apex of adventure. Arrive in Paris and enjoy a private transfer from the airport to your centrally located hotel. Take a few hours to get settled into your new location. Perhaps stroll through your neighborhood to get acquainted with your surroundings.
This evening, a nighttime city tour showcases the city's grandeur in the soft glow of electric lights. Board a panoramic bus to discover the most significant neighborhoods and Parisian landmarks, including Notre Dame de Paris, the Invalides, Île de la Cité, and the Latin Quarter. Learn more about Paris's history and watch its story unfold through its varied architecture. Your excursion also includes other ways to look upon stunning sights, including a cruise on the Seine and priority admission to one of the most famous structures in all of Paris, the Eiffel Tower, from which you can look out over the various arrondissements and buildings. Overnight Paris.
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