From its vibrant cities and charming, smaller towns to the beautiful countryside and sumptuous cuisine, France has it all. On this French Sampler tour, you’ll get a sample of what France has to offer with overnights in Paris, Beaune, Aix-en-Provence, and Monte Carlo, Monaco.</BR></BR>Highlights of this French tour include guided sightseeing of Paris with a visit to magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, dating back to the 12th century, and an elevator ride to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Just imagine the views from this vantage point! A visit to the remarkable Palace and Gardens of Versailles is sure to delight. The principal residence of the French kings from the time of Louis XIV to Louis XVI, it is nothing short of spectacular. Another tour highlight is an excursion from Monte Carlo to Nice, where you’ll have time to walk along the famous seaside boulevard, Promenade des Anglais, and admire the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. </BR></BR>On this French tour, Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences. You’ll enjoy wine tasting in Beaune, capital of the Burgundy region. In the Provençal town of Aix-en-Provence, where you’ll stay two nights, enjoy a café au lait with calissons (a traditional French confectionery) at a historical café. On an excursion to Èze, create your own fragrance at a famous perfume factory. </BR></BR>These are just some of the many highlights included on this marvelous tour traveling through France and ending in Monte Carlo. It’s a marvelous vacation experience!
PARIS A special welcome dinner at a local restaurant and orientation drive; guided sightseeing, visit Notre Dame Cathedral, ascend the Eiffel TowerVERSAILLES Visit the palace and gardensBEAUNE [LF] Burgundy wine tasting at Marché aux Vins wine cellarPONT DU GARD Take pictures of the Roman aqueductAVIGNON Walking tour, take pictures of the Palace of the PopesAIX-EN-PROVENCE Walking tour; [LF] enjoy a café au lait with calissons at Les Deux GarçonsST. PAUL DE VENCE Walking tourMONTE CARLO Drive along the Basse and Moyenne Corniches; visit Nice; in Èze, visit a perfume factory and create your own fragrance; and a special farewell dinner at a local restaurantHeadsets throughout the tour
Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine, including a special welcome dinner in Paris and a special farewell dinner in Èze
NOTES:For operational reasons, slight schedule changes to the Paris program cannot be excluded.
Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.