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Highlights of France
Enjoy free time for the museums and cafés of Paris, Go for a wine tasting in towns famous for their vineyards, Explore the scenery and palaces of Avignon, Soak up some Riviera sun in Nice
Anyone familiar with the French knows they've perfected the "art de vivre" (art of living). But, for those that don’t know, they’ll just have to see on this tour. Check out the highlights of Paris, like the Louvre, Sacré-Coeur Basilica, and the Eiffel Tower. Then visit the famed wine region of Burgundy, where medieval villages and rolling countryside show a different side of French living. Head to Provence to relax seaside on the French Riviera. Live like the French, and enjoy every minute of it.
Day 1 — Paris
Arrive at any time. We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this world-renowned city.
Day 2 — Paris
After an orientation walk, spend the rest of the day exploring dozens of museums, patisserie shops, sidewalk cafés or grand boulevards.
Day 3 — Paris/Beaune
Travel to Beaune and enjoy an included local wine tasting. Wander the town, shop, eat and, opt to visit the famous Hospices.
Day 4 — Beaune
With free time opt for a trip to nearby Dijon or visit the famous Hospices de Beaune. For a little more activity, head out into the countryside by bike or on foot to visit the vineyards.
Day 5 — Beaune/Avignon
Travel south to Avignon in the heart of the Provence region. Visit the Palais des Papes and Pont St Benezet in this enchanting city.
Day 6 — Avignon
Enjoy a free day to explore this Provençal town, known as one of the most beautiful in the region, or go further afield. Nearby options include the Pont du Gard, the town of Orange, or the wine region of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
Day 7 — Avignon/Nice
Travel to the charming Riviera town of Nice. Soak in the sparkling blue waters and explore the charming streets of the old town centre.