10 NIGHTS / 12 DAYS
Day 1: Canada - Paris (France)
Flight with a good itinerary.
Day 2: Paris
Arrival at the airport in Paris. You will be greeted by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to discover Paris, the City of lights, fine food, iconic monuments, and shopping galore.
Day 3: Paris
After a first hearty Parisian breakfast, enjoy your Hop-On Hop-Off full-day ticket to explore Paris’ most iconic districts. Discover Montmartre, with its romantic stairs, colorful street artists and the sumptuous Basilique du Sacré-Coeur and its breathtaking panorama of the city. Explore the Jardins du Luxembourg, renowned for its tree-lined walks and wonderful flowers, and rest on the steps of the nearby Pantheon de Paris and its 18th century neoclassical architecture. Not far from there, in the 5th arrondissement, you can stroll on rue Mouffetard, one of the most animated streets in Paris with its bistros, gourmet food shops offering fine cheeses and chocolate, fragrant flower shops and so much more. A truly Parisian thing to do!
Day 4: Paris
Following breakfast, stroll along the banks of the Seine to the majestic Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture built between the 12th and 14th centuries. Continue along the banks of the Seine, observing the booksellers who have become an integral part of it, until you reach Place de la Concorde, the largest square in Paris, and its 3,300-year-old Egyptian obelisk of Luxor. Finally, you will reach the Eiffel Tower, a symbol of Paris and France, where you can immortalize your fondest memories of the City of lights.
In the afternoon or at sunset (departures are available between 2 and 8 PM), embark on a one-hour cruise on the Seine (included), an interesting and original way to discover Paris. While not missing a beat in commentary on Paris’s historical and architectural treasures, enjoy a quick bite and a glass of wine at the boat’s bar (not included).
Day 5: Paris - Nice
Take advantage of your last moments in Paris before the transfer to the airport for your flight to Nice.
(Flight times to be confirmed)
Arrival at the airport in Nice. You will be greeted by our local representatives after exiting the customs and transferred to your hotel in Nice. The rest of the day is free for you to start your exploration of this stunning seaside city.
Day 6: Nice - Antibes - Cannes
Following breakfast, free time to discover the city or relax at one of Nice’s finest public or private beaches. Pick up from the hotel in the early afternoon for a beautiful drive along the Mediterranean coast to the glamorous city of Cannes. Free time to walk along the famous “Croisette” boulevard, where the world's greatest actors have left their print during the renowned Cannes Film Festival, and relax on its long sandy beach.
Continuation to the port of Antibes with its luxurious yachts, the ramparts, the old town with its narrow streets, and the very famous Cap d’Antibes which is one of the most exclusive areas of the French Riviera. Free time before driving back to Nice. (Breakfast)
Day 7: Nice
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure to explore the French Riviera and find the perfect stretch of beach to soak up the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. You can also opt for an optional excursion ($) to Menton and San Remo in Italy. (Breakfast)
Destination Italy! Located in a bay protected by the mountains of the Ligurian coast, San Remo enjoys a mild climate all year round. Free time to stroll in the gardens of this city nicknamed "the city of flowers", to shop in the open-air market famous for its leather goods, shoes and handbags or to enjoy the beach. Continuation to Menton, the pearl of the Riviera. Let yourself be carried away by its scents, colors and quaint village atmosphere. On the way back, you will stop at La Turbie to admire one of the most beautiful panoramas overlooking the Principality of Monaco and photograph the Trophée des Alpes, a magnificent Roman vestige dating from 6 BC. Don't forget your passport.
Day 8: Nice - Eze - Monaco
Early in the morning after breakfast, departure for a half-day excursion in Provence. First you will visit the hilltop village of Eze, whose historic centre dating back from medieval times overlooks the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, and the famous Fragonard perfume factory. Enjoying stunning sea views, you will reach Monaco, one of the smallest independent countries in the world. Time at leisure to discover the old town, located on the Rock of Monaco, around the cathedral and the palace, residence of the princes of Monaco since the 13th century. You will drive along the Formula 1 “Grand Prix” circuit and end your tour with a stop at the Casino de Monte-Carlo square (passport required to enter the casino). (Breakfast)
Day 9: Nice
Following breakfast, free time to continue your exploration of Nice. Located between the Alps and the sea, the capital and largest city of the Côte d'Azur will charm you with its mix of old-world opulence, year-round sunshine, and vibrant street life. Make your way to the Cours Saleya flower and food market to tickle your taste buds. Street vendors offer a large variety of colorful Mediterranean products that you will find in traditional dishes such as the Socca or the Pissaladière. After unwinding at one of the numerous beaches along the Promenade des Anglais, indulge yourself with some local delicacies at one of the private beach restaurants. (Breakfast)
Day 10: Nice - Saint Tropez
It is almost inconceivable to come and visit the French Riviera without stopping in Saint Tropez. After breakfast, a transfer will take you to the small port of Saint Tropez. A simple fishing village at the start of the 20th century, Saint Tropez has since the 1950s become the resort of the new jet-set. Tourists from all over the world appreciate this village for its authenticity, its Provençal charm, and its famous residents. Sit back and relax on a 1-hour boat tour where you will be shown the village with its old fortifications, the famous beaches and the spectacular millionaire's bay.
After lunch at leisure, you will discover Port Grimaud, a part of Grimaud village which is located in-between Saint Tropez and Sainte Maxime. This seaside town was created by the architect François Spoerry in the 1960s and it was built with channels in a Venetian manner, but with French fisherman’s style houses resembling those of Saint Tropez. (Breakfast)
Day 11: Nice
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day at your convenience to explore Nice, the French Riviera or the Nice hinterland. Visit Grasse, the city of perfume, travel to the Gorges du Verdon, considered the largest canyon in Europe, stroll through the streets of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, an emblematic village of the region, or escape to the Lerins Islands, a natural jewel perfect for swimming and nautical activities, where the flora and fauna are remarkable. (Breakfast)
Day 12: Nice - Canada
Last breakfast at the hotel before the transfer to the airport for your flight home. (Breakfast)
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