GLOBUS 2023: La France (RA)
16 days from Paris to Paris
This rollicking tour of France gets the festivities started in Paris and keeps the entertainment coming for 16 fun-filled days. Good food, great wine, and memorable activities are all part of the package on our most in-depth vacation to France. After painting the town rouge in Paris, at a renowned Cabaret venue, head toward the northern coastline for a touching visit of the Normandy Beaches as well as a visit to the fairytale setting of the Abbey of Mont St. Michel. Delight in the moat-surrounded Chenonceau Castle, the reds and whites of Bordeaux, and the sparkling blue waters from the west coast to the French Riviera. Stroll through perfect medieval towns, the pilgrimage site of Lourdes and along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Top this off with the lavender-hued countryside of Provence and a private cruise on the Rhone. Will you have an absolute ball on this encompassing tour of France? The answer is oui!
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- 16 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Paris||Welcome to Paris! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.|
|Day 2||Paris||PARIS Free time this morning followed by guided sightseeing that features the Arc de Triomphe, les Champs-Elysees, and a visit to the Courtyard of Les Invalides. This evening, enjoy [LF] dinner and cabaret at the famous Lido. (B,D)|
|Day 3||Paris||CAEN Visit the Memorial Museum for Peace.NORMANDY BEACHES See the Mulberry Harbor remains at Arromanches, then visit Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery and Memorial with the Monument to the Brave. (B,D) 236 mi / 380 km|
|Day 4||Saint-Malo||MONT ST. MICHEL Guided visit of the abbey.SAINT-MALO Orientation ride on the Little Train. Free time late afternoon and evening. (B) 124 mi / 200 km|
|Day 5||Loire Valley||ESSE [LF] Visit La Roche-aux-Fees.ANGERS Orientation tour. Free time to browse before continuing to the Loire Valley. (B) 267 mi / 430 km|
|Day 6||Bordeaux||CHENONCEAU Visit the castle of Catherine de Medici.BORDEAUX Walking tour. Dinner at the Brasserie Bordelaise restaurant. (B,D) 280 mi / 450 km|
|Day 7||Bordeaux||BORDEAUX [LF] Wine tasting in the countryside. Free time this afternoon. (B,D)|
|Day 8||Biarritz||ARCACHON Free time to browse.DUNE DU PILAT See the tallest sand dune in Europe.BIARRITZ Free time this afternoon and evening. (B) 174 mi / 280 km|
|Day 9||Carcassonne||LOURDES Visit St. Bernadette's grotto en route to Carcassonne. (B,D)267 mi / 430 km|
|Day 10||Aix-en-Provence||CARCASSONNE Walking tour by the ancient battlements.AIX-EN-PROVENCE Orientation walk along Cours Mirabeau and free time to explore. (B) 186 mi / 300 km|
|Day 11||AIX-EN-PROVENCE-GRASSE-FRENCH RIVIERA||GRASSE [LF] Visit the Fragonard Usine Historique. Scenic drive along the Mediterranean coast.NICE Drive along the Promenade des Anglais. (B) 130 mi / 210 km|
|Day 12||French Riviera||FRENCH RIVIERA Free day. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME on the French Riviera with an excursion to Saint-Paul de Vence. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 13||Lyon||ORANGE Visit the Roman Theater en route to Lyon. (B,D) 298 mi / 480 km|
|Day 14||Dijon||LYON [LF] Private cruise on the Rhone and Saone Rivers with a Local Guide. Free time to walk through the Old Town.DIJON Orientation walk and free time. (B) 124 mi / 200 km|
|Day 15||Dijon-Paris||DIJON High-speed TGV train ride to Paris.PARIS Free time this afternoon and evening. (B) 199 mi / 320 km|
|Day 16||Paris||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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