Paris And The Riviera

French Tour (first class) including
 Paris and the South of France

July 20-29, Sept. 10-19, November 7-16, 2001
March 7-16, April 8-17, May 22-31, June 11-20,
July 9-18, August 6-15, September 10-19
October 15-23, November 5-14, 2002
(Add an extension to all parts of France, England, Switzerland)

Day 1: USA - France
Overnight flight from the United States.

Day 2: Paris - Eiffel Tower
Arrival in Paris and orientation tour "en Route" to the hotel. This afternoon, we climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and see the beautiful city stretching out below. We will finish our day with dinner at our Parisian hotel, our home for the next 4 nights.

Day 3: Paris - Champs Elysees
Our tour of Paris starts with a view of Champs Elysees Avenue, from the top of Arc de Triomphe. Drive on Champs Elysees Avenue, called "the most beautiful avenue of the world." Enjoy the elegant areas of Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, and St. Honore Street, home of the President and of the most famous fashion designers. This afternoon is free to stroll in Le Louvre Museum, with its Pyramide, and its gardens. Dinner at our hotel.

Day 4: Paris - Dinner Cruise
Today we tour the famous Notre Dame. Later, we can visit the Sainte Chapelle, also known as the Holy Chapel and see its lovely stained glass before seeing the Conciergerie. This afternoon, we can look forward to a tour of Pantheon, Sorbonne, Gardens and Palace of Luxemburg. Dinner Cruise on la Seine River.

Day 5: Versailles
Tour of Versailles Castle and its gardens today where we will be impressed by the sumptuous architecture and the impressive Hall of Mirrors. Afternoon at leisure in Montmartre and dinner in a restaurant of Montmartre.

Day 6: Nice (Riviera)
We depart early by TGV to Nice. Upon our arrival, we will lunch and tour "Promenade des Anglais," Place Massena, old town, and Cimiez Monastery. Dinner at the hotel where we will spend the next two nights. Evening free for leisure.

Day 7: Monaco - Monte Carlo
Another early departure to tour St. Paul de Vence, Grasse and visit of a perfumery. Afternoon in Monaco where we will tour the Cathedral and the Prince's Palace. This evening, we will be in Monte-Carlo for a dinner and a Ballet/concert. Overnight at our Nice hotel.

Day 8: Cannes - Aix en Provence
We start our tour today with Antibes (old town, ramparts, marketplace, fort, Port Vauban) then Cannes (la Croisette, le Suquet, La Napoule, Grimaud, St. Tropez). Later, La Napoule, Grimaud, and St. Tropez. Afternoon in Aix en Provence. Dinner and overnight in the Camargue area.

Day 9: Avignon - Camargue
Departure for Avignon (Castle of the Popes, Saint Bénezet bridge, Pont du Gard, Nimes with arenas, Maison Carré and gardens). Afternoon discovery of La Camargue area. Later, we tour Salin de Girau, and overview of the fauna and the flora. Farewell dinner with flamenco dancers. Overnight at our Hotel.

Day 10: France - USA
Transfer to Marseilles Airport for return flight to the US.

Price Includes:
Airfare, choice of superior tourist class and first class hotels, breakfast & dinner daily, all sightseeing and admissions, hotel porterage, deluxe motorcoach and guide services. Join Patrice as he treats you to the special places of his home land as only he can.

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