9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS WONDERFUL FRANCE PARIS LYON FRENCH RIVIERA AVIGNON & TGV TRAIN
TF_FWOF 9D8N PARIS 06 APR 2019 - 12 OCT 2019
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Tour available on Saturday only.

 

Pop the cork for a sparkling encounter with Paris, the French Riviera, Burgundy's gastronomic talents and the Roman footprints left on the French landscape centuries ago. View the Palace of the Popes at Avignon, soak up the sun-kissed charm of the Côte d'Azur and meet the widow of Pierre Salinger, special advisor to John F. Kennedy, over a home-cooked meal.

 

Deals & Discounts:-

  • Group Discount - 5 or more.
  • Shared Rooming. Save by pairing up with a fellow traveller - pay for a twin room.

Terms & Conditions apply.

1
Paris (Arrival)

Discover romance, sophistication and French joie de vivre in Paris - the launchpad to a memorable journey through the picturesque countryside of France. Explore the grand boulevards and labyrinthine lanes of the City of Light before meeting your Travel Director and companions for a Welcome Reception. We take to the streets this evening to see some of the city's most iconic sights, including the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe, lit up in all its glorious splendour for you to admire.

Airport Transfer: On arrival at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport transfer will operates at 8am, 11am and 2pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel.

Transfer by Airport shuttle
Meals Welcome Reception
Hotel Renaissance La Defense or similar
2
Paris Sightseeing

Join a Local Specialist to delve into the hidden squares and secret lanes of a Paris not normally frequented on the beaten track. Your short insider walk concludes in one of Paris's loveliest squares. Soak up the authentic atmosphere and local day-to-day life of the Parisians as you meander through quaint historic neighbourhoods, before ascending to the second level of the iconic Eiffel Tower for spectacular panoramic views of the city - the grand boulevards, manicured gardens and iconic Seine stretch as far as the eye can see. Spend your evening embracing the pageantry of Paris and perhaps experience a traditional Parisian Cabaret.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Renaissance La Defense or similar
3
Paris - Beaune - Lyon

Journey through the picture-perfect Burgundy wine region and stop in its walled regional capital, Beaune - perhaps most famous for the colourful geometric-tiled Hôtel-Dieu. We continue to the great gastronomic capital of Lyon, where we spend tonight. Discover the historic treasures of its well preserved Old Town or perhaps indulge in delicious Beaujolais flavours in a local Bouchon - the choice is yours.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Novotel Gerland or similar
4
Lyon - Aix en Provence - Monaco - French Riviera

Meandering through the French countryside, we enjoy free time in Aix en Provence for a delicious lunch and the sweet flavours of Calissons, stopping in the glamorous Principality of Monaco en route to the sun-kissed shores of the French Riviera. View the Palace which has been the home of the Grimaldis since the 13th century and the cathedral where the late Princess Grace and Prince Rainier were married. This evening, we enjoy a delicious Regional Meal together in Monaco before arriving at our hotel where we'll spend the next two nights.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast, Regional Meal
Hotel Montaigne & Spa or similar
5
French Riviera

Walk in the footsteps of the world's big stars strolling along the sophisticated streets of Cannes on this day at leisure in the French Riviera. See the famous Palais des Festivals at the end of La Croisette, relax on the beach with the beautiful people, or visit the delightful hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence, a favourite haunt of the rich and famous.

Meals Breakfast
Hotel Montaigne & Spa or similar
6
French Riviera - St. Tropez - Arles - Avignon

We arrive by boat on the sun-kissed shores of glitzy St. Tropez for a leisurely morning sojourn to soak up our glamorous surrounds. Continuing to Arles, we admire the Romanesque Cathedral and Roman amphitheatre, once the site of bloody battles and exhilarating chariot races. Tread in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh with your Local Specialist exploring the fascinating heritage of a city that was once an important Phoenician trading port. We arrive in the ancient city of Avignon, once the Seat of the Papacy and today a popular pilgrimage site, where we will spend the next two nights. Our orientation of this extraordinary historic city includes views of the imposing Palace of the Popes and the famous ruined bridge straddling the River Rhône, which inspired the famous French song, sur le pont d'Avignon.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Mercure Pont d'Aignon or similar
7
Pont du Gard Excursion

We ramble atop the impressive Pont du Gard aqueduct in the company of a Local Specialist and learn about the history of this elevated architectural wonder that has spanned the Gardon River since Roman times. We return to Avignon for lunch and some time at leisure.

Tonight, we enjoy delicious Provençal flavours with the widow of Pierre Salinger at a memorable Be My Guest meal in a converted historic mill on the banks of the River Sorgue.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
Hotel Mercure Pont d'Avignon or similar
8
Avignon - TGV Train - Paris

The picture-perfect French countryside is our constant companion as we take the high-speed TGV train through the heart of France, past Auxerre and the sprawling vineyards of Burgundy back to Paris where you have the rest of the afternoon to explore the city on your own terms.

This evening we celebrate an unforgettable sojourn through France at a Farewell Dinner with our Travel Director and newfound friends.

Transfer by TGV train
Meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Hotel Evergreen Laurel or similar
9
Paris (Departure)

This morning after breakfast, it's time to bid Paris a sad au revoir as our fascinating journey through France comes to an end. Transfers are available.

Airport Transfer: Will arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 8am and 11.30am

Transfer by Airport shuttle
Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • City tour in Arles
  • Insider walking tour in Paris
  • Orientation of Paris, Beaune, Lyon, Monaco, Nice and Avignon
  • View Place Bellecour and the Basilica of Notre Dame in Lyon, the Royal Palace and Cathedral in Monaco and the Palace of the Popes in Avignon
  • Visit the Eiffel Tower (2nd level) and Pont du Gard
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • All porterage, restaurant gratuities, hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • TGV Express train between Paris and Avignon.
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply.
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises unless specified
  • Travel Insurance
Optional Addon
ITEMADULTCHILD
Pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver 378.40 378.40
General Terms
  • Rates quoted are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon hotel confirmation. This may be due to any special event and any immediate room surcharges implied by the hotel.
  • Within days of booking, your land reservation will be confirmed on receipt of a non-refundable/non-transferrable deposit.
  • By booking with us, you are accepted Trafalgar’s booking term & conditions.
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • Children under 5 years of age are not eligible to travel.
  • Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Seats subject to available.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
  • Others 12fly terms & conditions applies.
Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 1500.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: April 2019 until October 2019 - Saturday only.
  • Solo Traveller save by pairing up with a fellow traveller (of the same gender) in a non-smoking, twin room. Pay for a twin room only, with no single supplement.
  • Guided Holiday operated by Trafalgar on seat-in-coach basic. Please log in at www.trafalgar.com/en-sg for up-to-date itinerary.
  • We guarantee trips will depart as soon as enough guests are booked. Look out for the green tick when browsing prices and dates on www.trafalgar.com
  • Deposit Protection - if you are forced to cancel your booking, instead of losing your deposit, we will keep it as a credit. This credit for future trip, for up to five years. Cancellation fees and deadlines remain unchanged.
  • Airport transfer are not included if to add pre/post night. Please ask for transfer prices at the time of booking your extra night accommodation.
  • Young traveller limited to one discount per room.

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