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    11 Nights - 12 Days : Paris - Lyon - AIX EN Proven



    Day 1- ARRIVAL IN PARIS

    Welcome to France !

    Arrival at the Charles de Gaulles Airport. Private transfer with english speaking driver to your hotel.

    Rest of the day at leisure in order to discover Paris on your own !

    Accommodation in Paris

     Day 2 - PARIS (panoramic)

    Breakfast and panoramic tour of the city of lights including: Eiffel Tower, the Place de la Concorde,

    Champs Elysées, etc…

    Semi-private guided visit during 3h30 by minibus (max 8 people). End of the tour with free time in Montmartre.

    Afternoon at leisure.

    You can take advantage of the free time to visit one or several museums of Paris (optional).

    Accommodation in Paris

     Day 3 - PARIS - VERSAILLES - LYON (by TGV)

    Breakfast and guided visit of the Chateau de Versailles, residence of Louis XIV. The visit includes the state Apartments and Hall of Mirrors and ends with a free time to discover the gardens of Lenotre con un tiempo libre en los jardines de Lenotre, the famour gardener of Versailles. Semi-private guided visit during 3h30 by minibus (max 8 people). Return to Paris.

    In the afternoon, private transfer to the train station for your journey to LYON 15h53 Departure of the train. 17h56 Arrival in Lyon.

    Private transfer to your hotel in Lyon. Accommodation in Lyon.

    Day 4

    Breakfast and pick up at your hotel for a private 2 hours dicovery tour of Lyon including the old city centre, Fourvière Hill, the Presqu’Ile, the Rhone and Saone River banks…,

    Afternoon half day private excursion to Pérouges (one of the most famous medieval city of France).

    You may wish to have dinner in one of the typical Lyon ‘Bouchon’ Restaurants tonight (not included).

    Accommodation in Lyon.

    Day 5- LYON / AIX EN PROVENCE (TGV)

    Breakfast and private transfer to the train station for your journey to AIX.

    10h06 Departure of the train.

    11h31 Arrival in Aix en Provence.

    Private transfer to your hotel in Aix en Provence. Rest of the day at leisure !

    Aix, is a "town of water & a town of culture". Its history has been shaped by its spas and by the arts. Whether in the narrow streets of the old town, in the moss of its 101 fountains, on the pediments of mansions or in the surrounding countryside, the glorious past of Provence's former capital has been miraculously preserved.

    Dinner in a local restaurant (included).

    Accommodation in Aix en Provence.

    Day 6 -  AIX / AVIGNON (By minibus with driver)

    Breakfast and pick up at your hotel to visit Aix enProvence with your private driver/guide.

    Lunch at leisure. Then, continuation to Avignon, during the transfer, you will discover the breathtaking beauty of the Luberon: nestled in the regional natural park of Vaucluse. Bonnieux, Lacoste, Ménerbes, Oppède-le-Vieux: all irresistible charming villages, sentinels of Time gone by. Bonnieux, a former papal estate; Lacoste with the castle of the Marquis de Sade; the "impregnable" Ménerbes, standing on its "stone ship". The romantic Oppède-le-Vieux.

    Arrival in Avignon at the end of the afternoon.

    Accommodation in Avignon.

    Day 7 - AIX / AVIGNON (By minibus with driver)

    Breakfast and pick up at your hotel to visit Aix enProvence with your private driver/guide.

    Lunch at leisure.

    Then, continuation to Avignon, during the transfer, you will discover the breathtaking beauty of the

    Luberon: nestled in the regional natural park of Vaucluse. Bonnieux, Lacoste, Ménerbes, Oppède-le-Vieux: all irresistible charming villages, sentinels of Time gone by. Bonnieux, a former papal estate; Lacoste with the castle of the Marquis de Sade; the "impregnable" Ménerbes, standing on its "stone ship". The romantic Oppède-le-Vieux.

    Arrival in Avignon at the end of the afternoon.

    Accommodation in Avignon.

    Day 8- AVIGNON / NICE (by TGV)

    Breakfast.

    Morning and lunch at leisure in Avignon.

    In the afternoon, private transfer to the train station to NICE.

    14h41 Departure of the train

    17h56 Arrival Nice.

    Private transfer to you hotel in Nice.

    Dinner at the restaurant “Gustave V”, located on the famous “Promenade des Anglais”.

    Accommodation in Nice.

    Day- 9 NICE (Excursion to Monaco)

    Breakfast and pick up at your hotel for a full day semiprivate excursion by minibus to Nice and Monaco.

    In the morning, panoramic tour of Nice: You will see La Promenade des Anglais, a 5 km long street along the seafront with different galleries, shops and 5 star hotels; the Russian orthodox cathedral Saint Nicolas, Cimiez hill, Matisse museum, monastery and the arena, the art promenade, Louis Nucera Library, and the Modern Art Museum (no entrance included), the old town and his churches. (Stopover and free time), Florian candy factory visit and finally the panoramic view of Boron Mount for a photo stop. Lunch at leisure. In the afternoon, discovery of Monaco and Eze: Departure for Monaco passing by the famous road ‘Basse Corniche’. Visit of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat for its beautiful bay, admire the Citadel. Then, the beautiful Villa Rothschild, Beaulieu, the colourful city of Cap d’Ail with his luxurious villas and sea side resorts.

    Return to Nice. Accommodation in Nice.

    Day 10 - NICE (Excursion to St Tropez)

    Breakfast and pick up at your hotel for a full day semiprivate excursion by minibus to Saint Tropez with

    your English speaking guide for a day excursion: Nice – Sainte Maxime by highway. Continuation by the scenic road. Reach Port Grimaud by the seaside road. Lunch at leisure and free time.

    In the afternoon we take a cruise on the gulf of Saint Tropez to discover the luxury villas of stars like Sylvester Stallone, Jack Nicholson, the Von Opel family and the well-known: “la Madrague” whose famous owner is Brigitte Bardot.

    Return to Nice. Accommodation in Nice.

    Day 11- NICE (Cannes and Antibes)

    •Breakfast and pick up at your hotel for an half day semiprivate excursion by minibus to Cannes: Panoramic city tour including le Boulevard de la Croisette, le Palais des Festivals, Marché Forville, the old town and his pedestrian area, Suquet area with his 16th century church (no entrance fees). Stop and free time.

    •Continuation for Antibes by the sea side, passing throughout Golf Juan, Juan les Pins and Cap d’Antibes.

    Arrival in Nice at 1.00 PM.

    Lunch and afternoon at leisure at the Pearl of the French Riviera !

    Accommodation in Nice.

    Day 12 NICE – PARIS (by plane)

    Breakfast and free time at leisure.

    Private transfer to the Nice airport (end of our services). Flight to Roissy CDG and connection to your destination.
    Bon Voyage