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Provence and the French Riviera

Live la vie en rose in Provence and on this 10-day trip to the French Riviera! Start in magnificent Marseille, then head to beautiful Nice, and even pop over to Monaco, and let the sun, sights and sounds of the French Riviera refresh you to the core.

With a country as vast and bountiful as France, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city.

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable. 

Location:

Marseille, Nice, Aix-en-Provence, Eze, Monaco, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Antibes and Saint-Paul de Vence

Location:

Marseille, Côte d'Azur, France, Nice, Côte d'Azur, France (NCE), France

10  Days | 8  nights
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INCLUSIONS

  • Flight to Marseille; return from Nice (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Private airport and train station transfers in Marseille and Nice
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts
  • High Speed TGV train ticket (First Class) between Marseille and Nice
  • More Moments - 3 activities included:
    • Half-day excursion to Aix-en-Provence (everyday transfer from central Marseille included)
    • Half-day excursion to Èze, Monaco and Monte Carlo (everyday)
    • Half-day excursion to Cannes, Antibes and Saint-Paul de Vence (everyday)
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles
     

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Marseille.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 2

Welcome to Marseille

Upon arrival in Marseille, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in.

Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 3

Marseille: At Leisure

Enjoy the day at leisure in charming Marseille.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 4

Marseille: Aix-en-Provence Excursion (approx. 70 km)

Make your way to the nearby Radisson Marseille where you will be whisked off for a half-day excursion of the medieval city of Aix-en-Provence, located 30 kilometres outside of Marseille.

More Moments Activities Included:
Aix-en-Provence Excursion:

Walk along the Cours Mirabeau, lined with 17th- and 18th-century private mansions. The old town is packed with shops, architectural and religious sites, bustling squares and refreshing fountains. Take a stroll through one of the numerous markets in the centre of the city. Aix-en-Provence is also the birthplace of the painter Paul Cézanne – don't miss the opportunity to visit the studio ($).

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 5

Marseille - Nice (approx. 160 km)

Take a private transfer to the railway station to board the train to Nice. Take a private transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 6

Nice: At Leisure

Enjoy the day at leisure in Nice. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the French Riviera. Watch the clear blue waters of the Baie des Anges sparkle from your seat at a beachside café. Explore the winding, cobblestone streets of Nice's Vielle Ville, and relax among the pines and palms at Jardin Albert I.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 7

Nice: Èze, Monaco & Monte Carlo Excursion (approx. 45 km)

Today, embark on a half-day adventure in the glamorous French Riviera.

More Moments Activities Included:
Èze, Monaco & Monte Carlo Excursion:

Stop at a perfume factory in the enchanting hillside village of Èze, then head to Monaco. Visit the charming old town and the cathedral, and tour the course for the Formula One Grand Prix. End your thrilling tour at Monte Carlo, where you will see its palaces, casinos, luxury boutiques and beautiful gardens.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 8

Nice: Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul-de-Vence Excursion (approx. 120 km)

Enjoy half-day excursion to discover this wonderful region.

More Moments Activities Included:
Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul-de-Vence Excursion:

In Cannes, spend some free time along La Croisette Boulevard. Drive along the coastal road between Cannes and Antibes, passing by the charming marinas of Juan-les-Pins and Golf-Juan. Admire the view from the fortification wall in Antibes and end your tour by enjoying the allure of medieval Saint-Paul-de-Vence.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 9

Nice: At Leisure

Take one last day to soak up a few rays on Nice's beaches, people-watch on the Promenade des Anglais and catch a panoramic view of the city from the Parc de la Colline du Château.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Provence and the French Riviera

Day 10

Nice - Return to Canada

Take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Provence and the French Riviera

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Marseille, Côte d'Azur, France
Hotel Carré Vieux Port(or similar)
Nice, Côte d'Azur, France (NCE)
Hotel Relais Acropolis Nice(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip. Room occupancy: Maximum 2 people (2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Land portion offered Thursday and Saturday  from April 2 to October 31, 2020

Packages offered from June 10 to October 17, 2020

MORE TO KNOW

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

HOTEL CHECK-IN/OUT

Check in: 3:00 p.m.
Check out: 12:00 p.m.

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

Hotel pick-up is included with the 3 More Moments Activities

At time of reservation, please indicate if you would prefer an English-speaking or French-speaking tour guide. 
 

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Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.