Small group tour max. 8 participants
Aix en Provence-Provence Region-Nice-Côte d’Azur-Nice
7days/6nights, Aix En Provence/ Nice
2016 depart: Jan 23, 30. Feb 10, 17. Mar 09, 16, 23, 30. Apr 06, 13, 20, 27. May 04. Jun 15, 22. Jul 13, 20, 27. Aug 03, 10, 17, 24. Sep 07, 14, 21. Oct 05, 12, 19, 26. Nov 02, 09, 16, 23.
An upgrade is available on request
day 01 Aix En Provence
Independent arrival at your hotel in Aix. In the afternoon briefing with our assistant and private walking tour of Aix en Provence.
day 02 Provence Region
Enjoy a full day tour of Provence Region. Visit les Baux de Provence from its 245 meter high rocky spur, discover a breathtaking view on an exceptional scenery. The village has kept its medieval layout with its narrow streets and the castle ruins of the Lordes of Les Baux. You will see the Pont de Gard, a fascinating UNESCO world heritage site. It is the best preserved remain of the roman aqueduct but a technical and artistic masterpiece. In Avignon get the opportunity to visit the Popes' Palace which is the largest gothic-style palace in Europe, and the famous bridge Saint-Benezet, Drive through the famous vineyard of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, indulge your taste buds with wine in one of the numerous cellars in the village. Free time for lunch (not included) and afternoon at leisure before returning to your hotel. B
day 03 Aix En Provence
Enjoy your day at leisure and join an optional tour to explore Provence. B
From June 10th to August 15th, complimentary « lavender tour ».
day 04 Nice
In the morning, private transfer to your hotel in nice. Late afternoon, meet your assistant in nice for a welcome briefing. B
day 05 Monaco, Monte-Carlo & Eze
Enjoy a full day tour of Cote d'Azur Region. Start with a panoramic view over Nice from Mt. Boron, on the Middle Corniche stop at Eze – a medieval perched village with its crafts shops and breathtaking panorama. Then, you will go on a guided tour of a traditional perfumery, the true essence of Provence. Visit the old town of Monaco. You can visit the Palace or Cousteau’s Oceanographic Museum and see the Changing of the Palace Guards at 11:55am. Tour of Monte-Carlo and drive along the amazing Grand Prix Circuit. Free time at casino square: enjoy yourselves with luxurious shopping, strolling along stunning gardens, megayachts, chic casinos… or simply watch the “rich and beautiful” in their favourite haunts. Drive along the spectacular coastline Lower Corniche between Nice and Monaco, which harbours typical Mediterranean villages and modern marinas. Admire the Bay and Citadel of Villefranche. B
day 06 Nice
Enjoy your day at leisure to explore Nice. B
day 07 Nice - Departure
Your tour comes to an end. Independent transfer to airport/station. B (private transfers on request)
Inclusions: twin share in 4* accommodation, deluxe coach, professional tour escorts, breakfast daily, wine tasting at Chateauneuf-du-Pape, welcome briefing in Aix and Nice, private transfer from Aix en Provence to Nice, porterage, service charges and taxes.
Hotels: Aix En Provence-Grand-4* Hotel Roi Rene or 4* Escale, Nice-4* Riviera or 5* Boscolo Exedra (or similar).
Exclusions: airport transfers, lunches, gratuities, optional excursions, beverages and meals (note mentioned in the program), travel insurance , entrance fees to Saint-Benezet, visit to the Palace* and Cousteau’s Oceanographic Museum.