Scents of France - (Small Group Journey)

10 Day(s)

SMALL GROUP JOURNEY – Guaranteed departures English only tour with max. 20 participants. - 10 days/8 nights tour. Includes accommodation at First Class hotels, breakfast daily, sightseeing as per itinerary and entrance fees.

Daily Itinerary


Day 1 : USA – Paris

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Paris.

Day 2 : Arrival in Paris

Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Welcome drink and vacation briefing at your hotel this evening. You will be picked up from your hotel by mini van to join a small group Seine River Cruise tonight and experience illuminated Paris.

Deluxe : Balmoral
First Class : Relais Monceau
Day 3 : Paris Highlights

Morning pick up from your hotel to discover the major highlights of Paris in a small group tour including the Opéra, Place Vendôme, Concorde Square, Rue de Rivoli, the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Visit Notre Dame Cathedral and continue your tour in the left bank and the Latin Quarter. (B)

Deluxe : Balmoral
First Class : Relais Monceau
Day 4 : Explore Paris

A relaxing day in Paris awaits you today. This morning we suggest a visit to a street food market where you can taste French local produce and shop at bargain prices. Consider an optional afternoon tour to Versailles or discover the world capital of chic and style at your own pace—the treasures of the Louvre, the trendy boutiques, the Latin Quarter and Pigalle. (B)

Deluxe : Balmoral
First Class : Relais Monceau
Day 5 : Paris – Aix en Provence

Depart for Aix en Provence by high-speed train. Upon arrival you will check in at your hotel and have a break for lunch. In the afternoon you will have free time to explore the town. (B)

Deluxe : Grand Hotel Roi Rene MGallery
First Class : Escale Oceania
Day 6 : Provence Region

Enjoy a full day tour of Provence. You will visit the medieval village of Baux de Provence with its breathtaking views of the valley. See the fascinating Pont de Gard, a Roman aqueduct bridge that crosses River Gardon and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue to Avignon and visit the Pope’s Palace. You will drive through the famous vineyard of Chateauneuf-du-Pape and visit a local cellar for wine tasting. Return to Aix en Provence for overnight. (B)

Deluxe : Grand Hotel Roi Rene MGallery
First Class : Escale Oceania
Day 7 : Aix en Provence

You will have a free day to take in this wonderful region and relax. You can explore the region further by visiting 2 local wineries at the Sainte-Victoire Mountain and discover the typical hilltop Luberon villages. From June 10th to August 15th you can join a complimentary "Lavender Tour". (B)

Deluxe : Grand Hotel Roi Rene MGallery
First Class : Escale Oceania
Day 8 : Aix en Provence – Nice

After breakfast you will be picked up for your private transfer to Nice. Enjoy a relaxing day at the beach or immerse yourselves in Nice’s history and visit the old town passing by its famous landmarks and “Belle Epoque” buildings. (B)

Deluxe : Boscolo Exedra Nice
First Class : Nice Riviera
Day 9 : Nice & Cote D’Azur

Join your small group for a full day along the Cote D’Azur. Start with Monaco and enjoy wonderful sea views. You will stop at the famous Monaco Rock for a visit to the Old Town, the Prince Palace and the local Cathedral. Drive through the famous Formula One Circuit to Monte-Carlo and continue to the village of Eze for a visit and a guided tour of a traditional perfumery. Continue to Cannes where you can admire La Croisette with its luxury boutiques. (B)

Deluxe : Boscolo Exedra Nice
First Class : Nice Riviera
Day 10 : Nice – Return

After breakfast make your own way to Nice airport for your return flight home. (B)

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Pricing Chart

Departure Dates Departure City Price Single Suppl. Deluxe Hotel Suppl. Deluxe Hotel & Single Suppl.
*Departures dates refer to departures from the US, the package departs from Paris the following day
**Air & land package prices include airport taxes and fees

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