Best of France Overview

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      USD $2,850
      CAD $3,037
      AUD $2,808
      EUR €2,193
      GBP £1,886
      NZD $3,330
      ZAR R28,687
      CHF FR2,703
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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Discover the history and charm of France on this all-compassing tour

This tour of France is perfectly honed for lovers of all things French, who have dreamed of discovering the romance, history and culture of this intoxicating country. Travel from Paris to Normandy and the Loire Valley to Marseille, mingling with locals and sampling some of the best produce Europe has to offer. Take in ancient sights, cycle through lavender fields and, ultimately, fall completely in love with France.

  • Travel by train through rolling fields of lavender
  • Uncover historic and quirky Marseille
  • Meet friendly locals in village bistros
  • Visit the dramatic D-Day beaches in Normandy
  • Discover joie de vivre in flirty Paris
  • Get active on a Loire Valley cycling adventure
  • Be spellbound by ancient Mont St-Michel

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Paris, France
  • Finish:

    Marseille, France
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (14 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Metro, Private minibus, Train
  • Included activities:

    Chateaux Villandry & Gardens, Cycling tour, Palais des Papes

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    182kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,850
    CAD $3,037
    AUD $2,808
    EUR €2,193
    GBP £1,886
    NZD $3,330
    ZAR R28,687
    CHF FR2,703
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $190
    CAD $202
    AUD $187
    EUR €146
    GBP £125
    NZD $222
    ZAR R1,912
    CHF FR180
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About France

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Day 1 Paris

Rich in museums, art galleries, monuments, fashion and fabulous food, Paris offers a wealth of major sights and hidden treasures to discover.

Days 2-3 Bayeux

Oozing with French charm and historical significance, Bayeux is a beautifully preserved medieval town, located on the banks of the Aure River.

Day 4 Mont St-Michel

With a stunning abbey and significant role in history, Mont Saint-Michel is a tidal island rising out of the English Channel, only 1km from France's Normandy coast.

Days 5-6 La Rochelle

La Rochelle is known as the white city and has a superb Old Harbour lined with great restaurants and a beautiful Old Town showcasing a rich seafaring past.

Days 7-8 Tours

Aptly named 'Le Jardin de la France', Tours boasts verdant parks, peaceful river settings and a famed Old City with wonderfully preserved half-timbered buildings and picturesque open-air cafes.

Days 9-10 Lyon

As a World Heritage site, Lyon has a wealth of beautiful architecture, Roman ruins, delicious local food and fascinating passageways that run under the city.

Days 11-13 Avignon

An elegant, walled city in Provence's most picturesque valley, Avignon is home to an impressive collection of art, a grand papal palace and the Pont St-Benezet.

Days 14-15 Marseille

Still one of Europe's most important ports, Marseille is a cultural melting pot rich in history, arts, museums, galleries and great food.
    • 15
    • AMSG
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,850
      CAD $3,037
      AUD $2,808
      EUR €2,193
      GBP £1,886
      NZD $3,330
      ZAR R28,687
      CHF FR2,703
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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