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8 Days

City of Light & The French Riviera

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Cannes
French Riviera
Nice
Paris
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until November 2022
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charm private tour
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Land in Paris and admire one of the most famous cities in the world and its cultural delights. Enjoy the wonderful beaches of the French Riviera discovering the beautiful city of Nice and get into the famous city of Cannes known for its international film festival.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Paris

Ready to discover the spectacular cities and landscapes of France? Arrive at your departure airport to catch a flight to Paris*. Arrive at Paris airport and transfer to your hotel**. Paris is the capital of France and a great place to discover the city’s most famous tourist sights, the local culture and cuisine. Overnight stay in Paris.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

** In the event that the flight arrives or departs from another airport than Orly, transfers are not included. You can book the optional transfer in the next step of the booking process.

2nd Day: Paris

Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the city’s most famous tourist sights and monuments on a Half Day City Tour with a professional English-speaking guide. Marvel at Paris's best-known sights: Place Vendôme Square, the Opera House, the Pantheon, the Luxembourg Palace and Gardens, the Orsay Museum, Place de la Concorde Square, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Invalides. The rest of the day is free to explore Paris at your leisure. Overnight stay in central Paris.

3rd Day: Paris - Nice

After breakfast, transfer to train station to embark on High Speed Train to Nice, capital of French Riviera. Arrive in Nice and the rest of the day is free to explore Nice at your leisure. We recommend an optional walking guided tour of Nice*. Overnight stay in Nice.

* Optional walking guided tour of Nice: Enjoy 2 hours walking guided tour through the alleys of the old town to discover its curiosities, its history, its baroque churches, its colorful markets. (by day or by night, depending on schedule train time).


 

4th Day: Nice

Breakfast at the hotel. Today continue discover the beautiful beaches and the old city of Nice at your leisure. We recommend the optional full day excursion to Saint-Tropez and Port Grimaud*. Overnight stay in Nice.

* Optional full day excursion to Saint-Tropez and Port Grimaud: Depart from Nice in the morning to travel to the beautiful village of Port Grimaud, known as France's Little Venice because of its canals and fisherman's houses. From there, embark on a ferry to reach the world famous city of Saint-Tropez. Take the time to explore the city center and enjoy its elegant atmosphere. Admire its famous beaches and join locals at the market. Keep an eye out for local and international celebrities ! Then return to Nice via the coast road. Stop to take photos of the Esterel massif which plunges into the Mediterranean Sea.

5th Day: Nice - Grasse - Cannes - Nice

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards the charming hilltop village of Grasse, known worldwide as the capital of French perfume. Visit of a perfume factory to discover the secrets of producing a perfume, from distillation to mixing of essences. Then stop in a confectionery for a tasting of local specialties made from flowers and fruits from the region. After that arrive in Cannes and discover the legendary Croisette and Cinema Festival Palace. Spend the rest of afternoon to enjoy the beach, go shopping or visit the city by your own. Return to Nice and Overnight stay.

6th Day: Nice

Breakfast at the hotel. Rest of day free to enjoy at your leisure. We recommend the optional full day excursion to Monaco*. Overnight stay in Monaco.

* Optional full day excrusion to Monaco: Depart from Nice In the morning to reach the Principality of Monaco, a symbol of luxury on the French Riviera. Take place in a small train for a 30min round trip across the city. This unique circuit travels through the most beautiful sites of Monaco: the Port of Monaco, the Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit, the prestigious Monte-Carlo district with the Place du Casino and luxury hotels , the city center, the mythical Rock with the Prince's Palace, the Cathedral and the Oceanographic Museum. Free time to explore at your leisure and for lunch. In the afternoon, admire the amazing exotical garden of Eze overlooking the sea and discover through an audio guided one of the beautiful palace of the Côte d'Azur! A sumptuous residence in the Italian Renaissance style, and its 9 superb gardens to explore along flowery and romantic paths : Villa Ephrussi of Rotschild. Included: Transfer from meeting point in the center of Nice, small train ticket and entrance fees in garden and villa.

7th Day: Nice - Paris

After breakfast, embark on Hight Speed Train to reach Paris. Arrive in Paris and rest of the day to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight stay in Paris.

8th Day: Paris - UK/Ireland

Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK/Ireland.** Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end of your trip.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

** In the event that the flight arrives or departs from another airport than Orly, transfers are not included. You can book the optional transfer in the next step of the booking process.

8 days trip including flights*

8 days and 7 nights in destination

1

LON - PAR

Paris

2

Paris

3

Nice

4

Nice

5

Nice

6

Nice

7

Paris

8

PAR - LON

* It can change according to your date of travel

Accommodation: 7 Nights

Select your hotel category:
Included in all our trips

Available Activities

Activities availability is subject to departure dates and itinerary selected.
See the price of optional activities after selecting the date in the next step
Optional

Walking guided tour of Nice

Enjoy 2 hours walking guided tour through the alleys of the old town to discover its curiosities, its history, its baroque churches, its colorful markets.
Suggested activity for day 3
Optional

Full day excursion to Saint-Tropez and Port Grimaud

Depart from Nice in the morning to travel to the village of Port Grimaud. Embark on a ferry to city of Saint-Tropez. Take the time to explore the city center and enjoy the beautiful beaches.
Suggested activity for day 4
Optional

Full day excrusion to Monaco

Depart from Nice In the morning to reach the Principality of Monaco. Take place in a small train for a 30min round trip across the city. Discover the Port of Monaco, the Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit, the prestigious Monte-Carlo district and others.
Suggested activity for day 6

The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. 
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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Paris - UK/Ireland.
  • High Speed Train.
  • 7 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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  • 7 Breakfasts.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles. *
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  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • Air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • ATOL Protection.
  • English speaking driver & guide in Paris city tour. **
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Not included

Tax, drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* In the event that the flight arrives or departs from another airport than Orly, transfers are not included. You can book the optional transfer in the next step of the booking process.

** You will have an English driver/guide at your disposal throughout the trip. Guided tour is included in Paris. The possibility to book an audio guided is available on the spot during the castle visit. 

The special deals are based in groups of maximum 25 pax. 

Important: accommodation tax must be paid directly to the hotel (Aprox. 3 € per person per night).

  • Entry requirements
    Valid passport with a minimum of six months validity or identity card.
  • Visa
    No visa is required.
  • Currency
    Euro.
  • Language
    French.
  • Electricity
    230 V. Adapter not required.
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from Australia.
  • Time zone
    UTC + 01:00.
  • Other useful information
    Taxis do not have a particular colour, however you can spot them at the station or in the street by their luminous lettering on the roof of the car.
  • Tourist Office website
    http://ee.france.fr/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

Children: 2 - 11 years.

 

Pay in installments
60%
At time of booking
40%
60 days before departure

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