French Sampler

Paris, France Eze, France Arch de Triomphe  Lavender Fields, France

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from $2,499*

Departures from Apr. 16 – Oct. 01, 2017

Escorted Tour: 8 Days/ 7 Nights

A wonderful way to see the highlights of France in a week. Take a guided tour of Paris and ride an elevator to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, visit Versailles and take an excursion from Monte Carlo to Nice while admiring the beautiful Mediterranean.

Paris, Versailles, Beaune, Pont Du Gard, Avignon, Aix-En-Provence, St. Paul De Vence, Monte Carlo, Nice, Eze

ITINERARY:

Day 1 Arrive in Paris, France
Welcome to Paris! At 5:30 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner with wine at one of Paris’ lively restaurants. Then, take the elevator to the second floor of the EIFFEL TOWER to get a first impression of the “City of Light.”
(Dinner)
Day 2 Paris
Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Arc de Triomphe, Opéra, Madeleine, Louvre, and Champs-Elysées. Visit magnificent NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL. You may wish to join an optional excursion to the artists’ hill of Montmartre, or to the magnificent Louvre Museum with the Mona Lisa, followed by a cruise on the beautiful Seine River.
(Breakfast)
Day 3 Paris–Versailles–Beaune
Enjoy a special visit to the magnificent PALACE AND GARDENS OF VERSAILLES. Then, enter Burgundy and arrive in Beaune, capital of the region, where a WINE TASTING awaits you at the famous Marché aux Vins wine cellar. Time to stroll around and admire the famous Hôtel-Dieu and Notre Dame Basilica.
(Breakfast)
Day 4 Beaune–Pont Du Gard–Avignon–Aix-En-Provence
Stop at Pont du Gard and admire the largest remaining Roman aqueduct in France, a monumental feat of engineering completed in the year 19 BC. Continue to Avignon, a town on the Rhône River that in the 14th century became the residence of the popes. During your walking tour, take pictures of the magnificent Palace of the Popes and the famous bridge, and browse through the colorful shops that sell traditional products made in Provence, like cloth, honey, herbs, and nougat candy. Next is the pleasant town of Aix-en-Provence, where you will stay for two nights.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5 Aix-En-Provence
Aix-en-Provence is one of France’s most elegant cities. It was the birthplace of painter Cézanne, and has always attracted artists from all over. Explore its center during your walking tour, wander through the maze of small streets and along shaded Cours Mirabeau, and enjoy a café au lait with calissons (a traditional French confectionery) at the historical café Les Deux Garҫons. Balance of the day is at leisure.
(Breakfast)
Day 6 Aix-En-Provence–St. Paul De Vence–Monte Carlo, Monaco
Enjoy a highlight visit to the picturesque hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence. Marvel at the many art galleries and little shops. Then, turn to the glittering Mediterranean Sea and arrive in Nice, “Queen of the Riviera.” Drive along the famous Promenade des Anglais and continue along the scenic Basse Corniche to the tiny country of Monaco, built on a rocky peninsula and famed for its nightlife. Capture the spirit and beauty of this magical place during your orientation drive. Later, you may wish to join an optional excursion to see the palace and royal church of Monaco town, and to try your luck at the Monte Carlo casino.
(Breakfast)
Day 7 Monte Carlo. Excursion to Nice & Èze, France
Morning at leisure to dabble in the blue Mediterranean Sea. Later in the afternoon, enjoy a scenic drive along the Moyenne Corniche with spectacular views to Èze, where a unique highlight awaits you: visit the famous Fragonard perfume factory and CREATE YOUR OWN FRAGRANCE. Later, join a special farewell dinner with wine at a local restaurant to celebrate the success of your vacation.
(Breakfast,Dinner)
Day 8 Monte Carlo
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Nice).
(Breakfast)

Includes:

  • Hotel accommodations in a 4* hotel for seven nights. (Paris – 2 nights, Beaune – 1 night, Aix-en-Provence- 2 nights, Monte Carlo – 2 nights) based on 2 persons sharing a room.
  • Buffet breakfast daily.
  • 3 three-course dinners with wine.
  • Burgundy wine tasting.
  • Guided tour of Paris.
  • Visit to Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Visit the palace and gardens at Versailles.
  • Walking tours of Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, and St. Paul de Vence.
  • Visit to Nice.
  • Create your own fragrance at the Fragonard perfume factory.
  • Services of a professional tour escort throughout.
  • Bus as per itinerary.
  • Hotel taxes and service charges.

Does not include:

  • Round-trip air transportation from USA or Canada.
  • Porterage at airports.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Beverages and meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips and optional excursions.
  • Transit tax to be paid locally.
  • Travel Insurance.

Optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further while giving you the flexibility you want in a vacation. Click here for some must-see sights and experiences.

Hotels:
Paris:
Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel (4 Stars) or similar
20 Rue Jean Rey
75015 Paris
http://mercure-paris-ctr-eiffel.h-rez.com/
Beaune:
Najeti Hotel de la Poste (4 Stars) or similar
5 Boulevard Clemenceau
21200 Beaune
http://www.poste.najeti.fr/
Aix-en-Provence:
Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hotel(4 Stars) or similar
320 Avenue Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
13100 Aix-en-Provence
http://www.marriott.com/
Monte Carlo:
Riviera Marriott Hotel La Porte de Monaco (4 Stars) or similar
Porte de Cap d’Ail
06320 Cap d’Ail
http://www.marriott.com/
We urge you to purchase travel insurance to cover the cost of your entire vacation including any services you purchased from another agency.
Departure Details Tour Start Date Return Date Land Only Price**
4/16/2017 4/23/2017
$2,499.00
4/23/2017 4/30/2017
$2,549.00
Popular Departure 4/30/2017 5/7/2017
$2,549.00
5/7/2017 5/14/2017
$2,549.00
Popular Departure 5/14/2017 5/21/2017
$2,549.00
5/21/2017 5/28/2017
$2,549.00
5/28/2017 6/4/2017
$2,549.00
Popular Departure 6/4/2017 6/11/2017
$2,549.00
6/11/2017 6/18/2017
$2,549.00
6/18/2017 6/25/2017
$2,549.00
Popular Departure 6/25/2017 7/2/2017
$2,549.00
7/2/2017 7/9/2017
$2,549.00
7/9/2017 7/16/2017
$2,549.00
Popular Departure 7/16/2017 7/23/2017
$2,549.00
7/23/2017 7/30/2017
$2,549.00
7/30/2017 8/6/2017
$2,549.00
8/6/2017 8/13/2017
$2,549.00
8/13/2017 8/20/2017
$2,549.00
8/20/2017 8/27/2017
$2,549.00
Popular Departure 8/27/2017 9/3/2017
$2,549.00
9/3/2017 9/10/2017
$2,549.00
9/10/2017 9/17/2017
$2,549.00
9/17/2017 9/24/2017
$2,549.00
Popular Departure 9/24/2017 10/1/2017
$2,549.00
10/1/2017 10/8/2017
$2,499.00

Popular Departure – due to itinerary and time of year, this departure historically sells out quickly. Early booking is encouraged.

**Price is per person based on 2 persons sharing a Double room.Prices are subject to change as a result of fuel surcharge increases or currency fluctuations. No changes will be made once final payment is received.
Single Supplement: $777, Triple Room Reduction: none, Extra nights per person: Paris,  $202-$472 in single, $105-$241 in double, $137-$318 in triple;  Monte Carlo, $246-$295 in single, $132-$157 in double, $94-$111 in triple
*Air Fare is not included but discounted rates are available upon request.
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For information on air fare, transfers or optional tours, please contact us: info@EuropeByChoice.com 212-400-7347

Please note that for operational reasons it may be necessary to substitute hotels and adjust itineraries due to local conditions.

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Travel Terms & Conditions
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Tour is operated by Globus and the purchase of any travel services offered by Globus, constitutes a contractual arrangement between you and Globus, and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility. View full Terms & Conditions

Important Notes:

  • Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change.
  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $250 per person per vacation is required for Globus to reserve space for you. View Terms & Conditions for limited exceptions.
  • Charges not included in the land vacation price: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; applicable cruise taxes, fees, fares and port charges; passports; visas and vaccinations; transfers; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ships’ crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); additional excursions and activities not listed as ‘included’ in the itinerary; porterage at airports or train stations; Travel Protection premiums; and all other items of a personal nature.

TRAVEL TIPS:
Gratuities:
Tips to waiters, chambermaids, and to the Tour Directors, local guides, and drivers are not included. The following is a suggested guideline on tipping:
(a.) Euro 1.00 per person/per day for waiters and chambermaids
(b.) Euro 2.00 per person/per day for drivers and local guides
(c.) Euro 3.00 per person/per day for your Tour Director.
Transfers:
Add transfers to your tour so you don’t have to worry about how to get to your hotel and back. Baggage: Different airlines have different policies. For information on specific airline policies, please check your carriers web site.
Air Transportation:
Air fares change often and vary by gateway city, season, day of week and seat availability. Our air fares will be quoted to you within two business days of your tour reservation and will include the air fare, fuel surcharges and government taxes as quoted by the airlines. You are under no obligation to accept our airfare quote and may elect to use your reward miles or your preferred airline. We highly recommend to reserve your seats early in order to obtain the best air fare.

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