Paris and Nice with Barcelona Extension


Begin your trip with Paris, the city of romance and light. Take a cruise of the Seine with the rest of the afternoon to explore the city or purchase an optional 24-hour Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket to visit the must see Paris highlights such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame and more. You will have plenty of free time in Paris to take an optional tour to the Palace of Verseille to wander its famed gardens. Next you will take a fast train to the Provence region and the town of Nice. You may want to take an optional tour of the village markets to learn about local French cuisine or join a tour of Monaco, home of the Grand Prix, and the medieval village of Eze.

Scheduled departures - 8-day/6-night package visiting Paris & Nice. Includes accommodation at superior tourist hotels with breakfast daily, a Seine cruise in Paris, and a 2nd class ticket for a train from Paris to Nice.

Includes

  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Airport taxes
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Daily continental or buffet breakfast
  • Train tickets per itinerary

Excludes

  • Porterage; one luggage per person
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Local city taxes

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

USA - Paris

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Paris.

Day

2

Paris - Arrival

Upon arrival make your own way to your Paris hotel. The rest of the day is free. 

Superior Tourist Class: Gaston Hotel or similar hotels

Day

3

Paris

Today use your Seine cruise ticket for your introduction to Paris.  Consider an optional 24-hour Hop On Hop Off sightseeing pass. You can stop and visit the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Notre Dame, Opera and the Galleries Lafayette, the Champs Elysees and the Trocadero.  (B)

Superior Tourist Class: Gaston Hotel or similar hotels

Day

4

Paris

Explore Paris and consider an optional tour of Palace and Gardens of Versailles.  (B)

Superior Tourist Class: Gaston Hotel or similar hotels

Day

5

Paris - Nice

This morning join the TGV fast train for Provence, a breathtaking French region known for its herb-scented hills (train ticket included). Upon arrival Nice make your own way to the hotel. Afternoon is at leisure. (B)

Superior Tourist Class: Monsigny or similar hotels

Day

6

Explore Nice

Explore Nice and consider an optional tour of the local markets to discover the secrets of French cuisine.  (B)

Superior Tourist Class: Monsigny or similar hotels

Day

7

Nice & French Riviera & Eze Village

We suggest that you join an optional morning tour to Monaco. You will have free time to visit the cathedral and its stunning gardens. Take a tour of the Principality following the amazing Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit. Stop at Monte-Carlo to see its luxurious casinos, the harbor with and shop in the chic boutiques. On the way back, you will visit the charming medieval village of Eze, carved in the mountain with spectacular views of the sea.  (B)

Superior Tourist Class: Monsigny or similar hotels

Day

8

Nice - Return

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