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June 12 – 23, 2023
12 days
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Take a dreamy journey through the beautiful French Riviera. Start in Marseilles for a panoramic tour of the city. The next morning, drive to the port town of Cassis and sail off to experience the Calanques – towering limestone cliffs – before heading off to Avignon for a private cooking class. Delight in excursions to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence to sample olive oil, and Arles, a former capital of ancient Rome, to enjoy lunch and a wine tasting. Your next stops are Nice, where you can indulge at restaurants and wineries, followed by glitzy Cannes then Saint-Paul de Vence, a hilltop town beloved by notable artists like Matisse and Picasso. Not to be missed, a tour of lavish Monaco.

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  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
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  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily itinerary.

Day 1

Fly from Toronto or Winnipeg to Marseilles.

Day 2

Marseilles – Arrive in Marseilles, transfer to your hotel then enjoy a panoramic tour of the city and welcome dinner. D

Day 3

Avignon – Excursion to Cassis for a sightseeing cruise of the beautiful Calanques. Transfer to Avignon with the rest of the day at leisure. B

Day 4

Avignon – This morning is your Extraordinary Experience: A private group cooking class. Next, a walking tour of old Avignon and a visit to the Pope’s Palace. B

Day 5

Avignon – Full-day excursion, including Saint-Rémy-de-Provence for an olive oil sampling and a visit to the village of Baux-de-Provence. B/T

Day 6

Avignon – Visit Arles and take a walking tour of the Roman city with lunch. In the afternoon, tour Carmague in a 4x4 vehicle followed by a wine tasting. B/L/T

Day 7

Nice – Transfer to Nice and stop in the village of Gordes along the way for lunch. Continue to Aix-en-Provence for a walking tour then arrive in Nice. B/L

Day 8

Nice – Sightseeing tour of Nice and a private visit to a wine estate. Your afternoon is at leisure. B/T

Day 9

Nice – Tour the village of Èze then Monaco. Stop in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat to visit the gardens of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. B/L/S

Day 10

Nice – Visit the Provençal market of Antibes then take a tour of Cannes. Visit the hilltop town of Saint-Paul de Vence and play pétanque (a game similar to lawn bowling). B

Day 11

Nice – Enjoy a free day in Nice then a farewell dinner. B/D

Day 12

Transfer to the airport for your return flight home to Toronto or Winnipeg. B

B - Breakfast | L - Lunch | D - Dinner | S - Snack | T - Tasting

An Escape Through Monaco and the French Riviera

Experience the lavish, laidback lifestyle of the French Riviera on an unforgettable journey along the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

Package includes:

Travel accessories
  • Airfare from Toronto or Winnipeg to Marseille, and return from Nice to Toronto or Winnipeg
  • 1-night stay in first-class accommodation in Marseille
  • 4-night stay in first-class accommodation in Avignon
  • 5-night stay in first-class accommodation in Nice
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 3 tastings and 1 snack
  • Land transportation via first-class motor coach
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking tour director throughout
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person
  • Destination transfers

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