Wonderful France 2017

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2017

Pop the cork for a sparkling encounter with Paris, the French Riviera, Burgundy's gastronomic talents and the Roman footprints left on the French landscape centuries ago. View the Palace of the Popes at Avignon, soak up the sun-kissed charm of the Cote d'Azur and meet the widow of Pierre Salinger, special advisor to John F. Kennedy, over a home-cooked meal.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Arles
  • Insider walking tour in Paris
  • Orientation of Paris, Beaune, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence, Monaco, Nice and Avignon
  • View Place Bellecour and the Basilica of Notre Dame in Lyon, the Cours Mirabeau in Aix-en-Provence, the Royal Palace and Cathedral in Monaco and the Palace of the Popes in Avignon
  • Visit the Eiffel Tower and Pont du Gard
Dining Highlights
  • 8 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • TGV Express train between Paris and Avignon.
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13073471

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
9 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1ParisArrive Paris (2 Nights): Welcome to Paris. Relax after your journey or take a leisurely stroll through the City of Light. This evening meet your Travel Director and companions for a Welcome Reception. Later enjoy an evening drive to see some of the most famous Parisian landmarks including the Champs Élysées and the Arc d'Triomphe.Welcome Reception
Renaissance La Defense
Day 2ParisParis Sightseeing: Today your Local Specialist reveals not just where, but how real Parisians live and shop, showing you the enchanting hidden squares and secret passages of one of Paris' oldest historical neighbourhoods. This short insider walk finishes at one of Paris's loveliest squares, little known to outsiders, but a real favourite of the locals. Visit the second level of the Eiffel Tower for breathtaking views across the city. Tonight why not experience a traditional Parisian Cabaret?Buffet Breakfast
Day 3LyonParis - Beaune - Lyon: Journey through the Burgundy wine region and stop in the regional capital Beaune. Later arrive in Lyon, the great gastronomic city and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps discover the Old Town or consider a Beaujolais dinner in a local 'Bouchon'.Buffet Breakfast
Novotel Gerland
Day 4French RivieraLyon - Monaco - French Riviera (2 Nights): Travel south to the Principality of Monaco. View the Palace of the ruling Grimaldi family and the cathedral where the late Princess Grace and Prince Rainier were married. Enjoy a Regional Meal this evening in Monaco before arriving at your hotel in Nice on the French Riviera.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 5French RivieraFrench Riviera: Spend today as you wish. The Cote d'Azur is a sparkling and pristine stretch of famous coastline. You might like to relax on the beach, shop in elegant boutiques or perhaps visit the hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence.Buffet Breakfast
Day 6AvignonFrench Riviera - Pont du Gard - Avignon (2 Nights): Visit Pont du Gard aqueduct with a Local Specialist. Enjoy a guided walk along the top of the impressive aqueduct which dates back to Roman times. Later arrive in Avignon where your orientation includes views of the imposing Palace of the Popes and the ruined bridge straddling the River Rhone. This bridge inspired the famous French song 'sur le pont d'Avignon'.Buffet Breakfast
Mercure Pont
Day 7AvignonArles Excursion: Today travel to Arles and marvel at the Roman amphitheatre and Romanesque Cathedral during your sightseeing with a Local Specialist, a city where Vincent Van Gogh lived for a time. Tonight enjoy a delicious Be My Guest meal in a converted historic mill on the banks of the River Sorgue.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 8ParisAvignon - TGV Train - Paris: This morning take the high-speed TGV train through the heart of France, past Auxerre and the sprawling vineyards of Burgundy back to Paris. Tonight celebrate with your Travel Director and newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner in the City of Light.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Evergreen Laurel
Day 9Depart ParisDepart Paris: This morning after breakfast, say 'au revoir' to Paris, your fellow companions and Travel Director as this fascinating journey through France comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
12/15/2017$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/20/2017$2,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/24/2017$2,395.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/27/2018$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/10/2018$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/03/2018$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/17/2018$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/21/2018$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/31/2018$2,150.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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