Small Group Journey: Paris, Burgundy & the French Riviera

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Enjoy the luxuries of a stress-free vacation while venturing through France on this 8-night small group journey including 4-star hotels, tours, transportation, and some meals. Complete with enough free time to explore each city at your leisure, this is truly the best way to travel to France! You'll begin in Paris, a stunning city on the top of most traveler...
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Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

What's this trip about?

    Enjoy the luxuries of a stress-free vacation while venturing through France on this 8-night small group journey including 4-star hotels, tours, transportation, and some meals. Complete with enough free time to explore each city at your leisure, this is truly the best way to travel to France! You'll begin in Paris, a stunning city on the top of most traveler's bucket list. Here, you'll get to see all the top sights with a full-day tour that includes entry to the Louvres Museum (home to the Mona Lisa) and the Eiffel Tower. You'll experience the magical beauty of the Palace of Versailles with a half-day tour, after which you'll enjoy free time in the city to explore however you'd like. After Paris, enjoy an included three-course lunch in a dazzling castle before arriving in the beautiful region of Burgundy, known for its cuisine and wine. Here, you'll have a tour of the area with an included wine tasting; food-lovers and wine-connoisseurs will especially love this part! Next up, you'll depart for Nice. Soak up stunning views of the French Riviera and enjoy tours of the medieval hillside village of Eze, as well as the luxurious Principality of Monaco (home of the famous Monaco Grand Prix). Your final day on vacation in France will include a half-day tour of Cannes, home to the iconic international film festival. Take in the seaside views of this charming area and indulge in a farewell three-course dinner while toasting to this unforgettable trip with the new friends you've made.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIndependent
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityParis
End CityNice

Travel Themes

  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Europe
  • France

Attractions

  • Nice

Activities

  • Ruins & Archaeology

Trip includes

    • AIRFARE: Roundtrip economy class airfare into Paris (CDG) and out of Nice (NCE) HOTELS: You will be in the following 4-star hotels, or similar: 3 nights in Paris at Crowne Plaza Paris - Republique, an IHG Hotel
    • 2 nights in Beaune (Burgundy) at Novotel Beaune Hotel or Mercure Beaune Centre
    • 3 nights in Nice at Hotel Aston La Scala, Hotel Nice Beau Rivage or Hotel West End SIGHTSEEING/TOURS as described in the itinerary, including the following: Full-day Paris guided tour including entrance to the Louvres Museum and the Eiffel Tower (8 hours)
    • Half-day Palace of Versailles tour (4 hours)
    • Burgundy tour with wine tasting
    • Full-day tour to Eze & Monaco (8 hours)
    • Half-day tour to Cannes (4 hours) MEALS: Breakfast daily
    • Hosted welcome dinner in Paris (3 course set menu meal, excluding drinks)
    • Lunch in a chateau – en route from Paris to Burgundy
    • Farewell dinner in Nice (3 course set menu meal, excluding drinks) TRANSPORTATION/GUIDES: Arrival airport transfer from Paris Airport to hotel
    • Services of a professional touring guide for 5 days (Days 4-8) with vehicle/driver
    • Departure airport transfer from hotel to Nice Airport Not Included: Porterage
    • Entrance fees/meals other than those mentionedabove
    • Gratuity for driver and guides Go big by combining this trip with 8 more nights in Madrid, Valencia & Barcelona on our once-in-a-lifetimeSmall Group Journey to France & Spain!

Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Paris!

Arrive at CDG airport and catch your transfer to the hotel. Unpack and settle in before your get-to-know-you welcome dinner that includes a three-course meal. Afterward, enjoy your first night in one of the most exquisite cities in the world – Paris.

Day 2 Paris

Get ready for a full day of touring Paris! You'll depart with your private English-speaking tour guide to learn about Paris’ architectural heritage while visiting the main districts and squares. You'll visit the Louvre Museum, located in the regal Louvre Palace...

Day 3 Paris

After breakfast, you'll leave the hotel with your private guide to start your day with a visit to the Palace of Versailles. The palace housed Kings Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI of France from 1682 until the French Revolution of 1789. There’s so much to ad...

Day 4 Paris - Beaune (Burgundy)

Enjoy breakfast before checking out of the hotel to meet your private guide and continue your journey to the Burgundy region. On the way, you'll stop for a 3-course lunch in a beautiful French castle.

Burgundy is loved by gourmets and wine lovers, but is...

Day 5 Beaune (Burgundy)

Meet your tour guide after breakfast to visit more of the Burgundy region! The Route des Grands Crus crosses the most prestigious part of Burgundy between Dijon and Beaune, and is the prime tourist route you’ll be exploring. This tour combines French culture, b...

Day 6 Beaune (Burgundy) - Nice

Enjoy a final breakfast in Burgundy and check out of your hotel, then meet your tour guide for a full day journey to Nice. While leaving the Rhone-Alpes area, you will get to experience the Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur which offers you the beauty of the sea, moun...

Day 7 Nice

Wake up and get excited for a full day exploring the beautiful French Riviera! First up is the medieval village of Eze, perched 430 meters above sea level. Located 12 kilometers from Nice, the village is tucked away into the cliffs that overlook the Mediterrane...

Day 8 Nice

After breakfast, you'll meet your guide for a half-day tour of Cannes, home to the famous international film festival and the flagship city of the Côte d'Azur. While you’re there, you will get to explore the oldest district of Cannes, Suquet, where you can enjo...

Day 9 Depart Nice

Your unforgettable small group journey in France has sadly come to an end. It's time to transfer to the airport and board your flight home. Au revoir!

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