Experience the best of France as you hop between cosmopolitan Paris and sunny Nice. Start your trip in the City of Lights and take advantage of the history, art, culture, food and wine that make Paris one of the most visited cities in the world. Hop aboard a train to Nice, and relax on the French Riviera’s stunning beaches. Enjoy a day trip to glamorous Monaco and take your chances at the city-state’s famed casinos.
- Flight to Paris; return from Nice
- 7 nights 3-star accommodation (Upgrade to 4-star available)
3 nights Paris: 3-star BW Ronceray Opera or upgrade to 4-star Marceau Bastille or similar
4 nights Nice: 3-star Relias Acropolis or upgrade to 4-star Ellington or similar
- Breakfast daily
- Private airport and train station transfers in Paris and Nice
- High-speed TGV train ticket (First Class) between Paris and Nice
- Sightseeing Tours: – 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass (valid for 48 hours) – 1-hour cruise on the Seine (Cruise departs near the Eiffel Tower) – Half-day skip the line excursion to Versailles (Transfer from Central Paris, Not offered on Monday’s) – Tickets to the Flyview experience (transfer not included) – Half-day excursion to Monaco (Hotel pick-up included, offered everyday) – Half-day excursion to Cannes, Antibes and St-Paul-de-Vence (Hotel pick-up included offered everyday)
- Included Careflex Travel Protection: Cancel up to 3 days prior!
|Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton|
|Jul 20-Aug 27, 2023||from $2449 + $846 tax|
|Upgrade to 4-star accommodation||from $260 more|
|Victoria, Kelowna||from $200 more|
Please Note: If a forced overnight occurs in either direction, it would be an additional cost if a hotel is needed
Hotel check-in/out: Check in: 3:00 p.m, Check out: 12:00 p.m.
France City Tax is not included. To be paid directly at the hotel. Rates vary from 1 EUR to 5 EUR depending on hotel star rating and location and are calculated per room, per night. Rates are subject to change without notice
Included Activities: Depending on availability and operational day, the excursions mentioned in the itinerary may be rescheduled or shifted to take place on a different day.
Day 1: Depart Canada
Fly to Paris.
Day 2: Welcome to Paris
Upon arrival in Paris, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in. Hotel: BW Ronceray Opera (3-star) or similar or upgrade to 4-star Marceau Bastille or similar
Day 3: Paris Sightseeing (B)
Discover Paris’ main attractions with the help of your two-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass. In the afternoon, take enjoy your a one-hour cruise to view Paris from one of its best vantage points: the Seine. Cruise by the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Conciergerie and the Musée d’Orsay. See the historic heart of the capital from a new perspective.
Day 4: Paris – Versailles Excursion & Flyview Experience (B)
Discover the beauty and glory of Versailles on a half-day tour from Paris with an experienced guide. Later, enjoy the memorable Flyview Paris Experience.
Versailles Skip-the-Line Excursion: Travel back in time and go on a fascinating journey to discover the world-famous palace, a symbol of absolute monarchy, and its impressive and turbulent history. Follow your experienced guide through the majestic rooms, the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, and the Queen’s private apartments.
Day 5: Paris – Nice (B)
Take a private transfer to the railway station to board the TGV high-speed train to Nice. Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in. (Approx 975 km) Hotel: Hotel Relais Acropolis (3-star) or similar or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Ellington or similar
Day 6: Nice: Èze, Monaco & Monte Carlo (B)
Enjoy a half-day adventure in the glamorous French Riviera. (Approx 45 km)
Èze, Monaco & Monte Carlo Excursion: Enjoy the glamorous French Riviera with an expert guide. Visit a perfume factory in the enchanting hillside village of Èze. Head to Monaco, where you will visit the old town, the cathedral and then tour the famous Formula One Grand Prix course. Last stop is at the luxurious Monte Carlo.
Days 7: Nice: Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul-de-Vence (B)
Today, enjoy a half-day excursion in this wonderful region. (Approx 42 km)
Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul-de-Vence Excursion: Stroll along La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes, then drive along the coastal road between Cannes and Antibes, passing by the charming marinas of Juan-les-Pins and Golf-Juan. Admire the view from the fortification wall in Antibes and end your tour in medieval Saint-Paul-de-Vence, made famous by the actors and artists who made the area their home.
Day 8: Nice at Leisure (B)
Take the day to check out the sights of Nice at your own pace. Marvel at the clear blue waters of the Baie des Anges, wander the narrow cobblestone streets of the Vielle Ville, also known as the Babazouk, or immerse yourself in the works of one of France’s greatest painters at the Musée Matisse.
Day 9: Nice – Return to Canada (B)
After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.
Included Activities: Depending on availability and operational day, the excursions mentioned in the itinerary may be rescheduled or shifted to take place on an earlier or later day.