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The French Connection

With 300 days of sunshine per year, 115 kms of coastline, 18 golf courses, 14 ski resorts and over 3000 restaurants, French riviera has got something for everyone. Please check the itineraries for this classy destination. As usual, the itineraries are only suggested templates, we will customise them exactly as per your requirement.

Other Options & Activities

Want to do more than what's listed here? Try you hand at various options listed at the end of this page! Or just take a day tour to Burgundy or Champagne and enjoy the vineyards and wine tasting! For more Food and Wine options, click here.





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DAY 1 PARIS Arrival in Paris from Mumbai. Transfer from airport to hotel [Mister Bed City Bagnolet]

Cruise + Illuminations - You will start your evening with a cruise on the River Seine which will introduce you to the main monuments of Paris. This will be followed by a magical and magnificent drive through Paris by night with its beautiful illuminated buildings where you will be delighted by the views of the Champs-Elysees, Arch of triumph, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Pyramid and many more. [Duration - 3 hrs. ; Start time - 20:00]

Includes - Transportation by coach, cruise on the River Seine, recorded commentary & personal earphone sets

DAY 2 PARIS Paris L'Opentour -

Enjoy the main sights of the French capital with this fantastic hop on hop off open top bus tour, valid for one day! Eiffel and all other attractions tickets at actuals – you pay only for the attractions you want to visit. Eiffer – 8 Eur adult, 6.4 Eur child (we can pre-book this here to avoid queuing). Louvre 9.5 Eur (kids under 18 free)

Includes - Hop on hop off tour, valid for one day on the 4 tour routes, transportation by open top-decker coach and recorded commentary by individual earphones.

DAY 3 PARIS Free day in Paris. Optional one day tours: Excursion to Palace of Versailles (half day 69 EUR), Versailles and Trianons (112 EUR), Loire Valley Castles (190 EUR), Reims + Champagne region day tour with wine tasting (111 EUR), Burgundy Region Wine Tour one day tour with wine tasting (145 EUR)

DAY 4 NICE Train to Nice in the morning [07:46-13:25]

Check in at hotel [St. Gothard].

Nice City Tour (Afternoon) -

Discover the history and culture of Nice with this half day city tour. Your city tour of Nice begins with a visit to Castle Hill where the Greeks first arrived and where you can admire a breathtaking view of the old town and the port. Then it's onto Cimiez where you will have the possibility to visit either the Chagall or Matisse Museum (entrances not included), as well as the Fransciscan monastery, Queen Victoria's Winter Palace and the roman ruins located within a beautiful mediterranean garden. The Russian Church will be our next stop and is indeed very surprising, as this is the biggest Russian Church built outside Russia under the last Tsar Nicolas II. After passing by 'La Promenade des Anglais', the tour will end in the beautiful old town of Nice with its restaurants, cafes and the famous flower market. [Start time - 14:30 ; Duration - 3 hrs]

Includes - Transportation by minibus, hotel pick up and drop off, commentary by a driver-guide.

DAY 5 NICE Full Day Tour - Provence

This full day tour takes us to some of the most scenic spots in Provence - Antibes, Cannes, Grasse, Gourdon, Tourettes sur Loup and St Paul de Vence. After leaving Nice, our first stop will be at Antibes, where we visit the old town and drive through the famous 'Cap d'Antibes', one of the most exclusive areas on the Cote d'Azur. Then it's on to Cannes, home to the famous film festival, where we see the 'Croisette' and feel the 'Hollywood atmosphere'. From here, we continue to Grasse, a typical old town, famous for perfume manufacture. We will visit one of the perfume factories here and there will be time for lunch (not included). Upon leaving Grasse, we drive to Gourdon, one of the most amazing medieval villages of the Riviera, with its beautiful castle and unique landscape. Our next stop will be at Tourettes sur Loup, the 'Village of Violets', with its picture-postcard scenery. Our final visit is to artistic St Paul de Vence, the jewel of Provence and home to many painters and actors. We aim to arrive back in Nice at around 17.30. [Start time - 09:00 ; Duration - 8.5 hrs.]

Includes - Transportation by minibus, hotel pick up and drop off, commentary by driver-guide and guided visit of a perfume factory in Grasse.

DAY 6 NICE Full Day Tour to Monaco, Monte Carlo and Eze -

Enjoy a visit to Eze village and its perfume factory, then travel on to Monaco where you will see some of the most famous sights including the Cathedral and the Monte Carlo Formula One circuit. This full day tour will introduce you to the natural beauty of the 'Moyenne Corniche' as we travel to Monaco with stops to appreciate the views and admire places of interest along the way. We make a stop at the medieval village of Eze, perched high on a cliff above the Mediterranean Sea. Whilst there you will have the chance to visit a traditional perfume factory. After a wander around the village where every street is full of charm and history, our tour then takes us on to Monaco where you will have free time to see the Cathedral where Princess Grace is buried, the changing of the guard at noon and the Palace, then we take a drive along the Formula One race circuit. Of course no Monaco tour would be complete without a stroll around Monte-Carlo with its Casino, superb hotels and beautiful gardens. The journey back to Nice will be via the 'Basse Corniche' for more superb views. [Start time - 09:00 ; Duration - 8.5 hrs.]

Includes - Transportation by minibus, hotel pick up and drop off, commentary by a driver-guide, guided visit of a perfume factory in Eze.

DAY 7 ON FLIGHT Transfer from hotel to Nice airport.

Flight back to India.


Other Options & Activities


There are host of other options below to add to your trip and make it more fun:

  1. Helicopter rides (Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo)

  2. Hot air ballooning

  3. Cruise from one day to a week on a yacht

  4. Half day hands-on French cooking classes

  5. Water sports

  6. Thermal spa treatments

  7. Wine tastings – visit the Châteauneuf du Pape region (requires extra day stay)

  8. Golf rounds

  9. Day trip from Paris to Burgundy (150 EUR) or Champagne wine region (100 EUR)