South France Tour
- Round-trip airfare
- 12 overnight stays (14 with extension) in hotels with private bathrooms
- Full European breakfast daily
- Dinner daily
- Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
- Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
- Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
- High-speed TGV train to Avignon
- Guided sightseeing tours with high-tech headset as per itinerary
- Tour Diary™
- Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
- Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.
- Return Economy Class Airfare
- Trade fairs surcharges will be applicable on specific departure dates
- Any other expenses of personal nature
- Portages at hotels, airport and sea ports
- Standard Check-in:1500hrs Check-out: 1100 hrs (early check-in is subject to availability)
- Anything not mentioned in the cost inclusions list, such as currency fluctuation i.e. currently taken as 01 EUR = INR 75. ROE: Rate of Exchange as on the date of final payment will be applicable
- GST OF 5.0% ON TOTAL PACKAGE
- As hotels/flights/itinerary/route are subject to change without notice, no compensation will be paid for changes you may need to make in your domestic travel. Subject to RBI/GOI approval for BTQ passengers
- City Tax To be Paid Directly to Hotels Upon check out by Guests
- All Sightseeings are from Particular Point and Transfefs from Hotel to Departure Point are not included in the Package
- Train Ticket from Paris Lyon to Nice Ville
- Train Tickets from Nice Riquier to Milano Centrale
- Train Tickets from Milan Centrale to Zurich HB
- Shenegan Tourist Visa
- Travel Insurance
Day 1: The French Perspective
The moniker of Toulouse as the “La Ville Rose,” or The Pink City, radiates from the tones of the blocks supporting different structures around town. Enchanting cobblestone person on foot paths twist through the medieval Old Quarter. Bistros set out umbrella-clad tables where local people watch the bystanders as they taste their coffee. The eighteenth century Capitole (Capitol of Toulouse) building typifies the exemplary design of the city. Your private exchange welcomes you at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport upon your landing. The city overflows with an energetic feel, originating from the biggest college in France outside of Paris.
You subside into the little cooperative of Soréze, underneath the waiting look of L’Abbaye Ecole de Soréze. Antiquated homes, a considerable lot of them half-timbered, outskirt the nation paths. Market merchants complete their business in the little arcades situated on the main floor of various conventional homes close to the focal point of the town. An extensive fifteenth century chime tower decorates the Church of Saint-Martin. Benedictine priests built the monastery in the eighth century. You discover comforts in the advantage of your lodging and the charms of the conventional French town. Consider adapting more about the best South of France visit organizations, and find how they can make an exceptionally one of a kind agenda customized to your particular advantages.
What’s Included: supper, exchange, convenience
Day 2: The Tangible Belle Époque
Toward the beginning of the day, the fragrance of naturally heated croissants radiates from the neighborhood pastry shop. The market opens its entryways on the fundamental road of Soréze exhibiting brilliant foods grown from the ground vegetables. At breakfast, you can wait in the medieval feeling of town and taste a rich coffee, drenching yourself in the favored dinner of French residents. After breakfast, your guide drives you to the town of Albi, referred to for its commercial center and just like the home of the acclaimed nineteenth century craftsman Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The town lies on the banks of the Tarn River with a transcending horizon made by the stronghold like house of prayer. The twelfth century Chathédrale Sainte-Cécile keeps up its status as the biggest block house of God on the planet.
Its size of 370 feet by 115 feet complements the stunning subtle elements of the structure’s Gothic engineering. The inside roof is painted purplish blue, copying the shades of the peaceful stream. The fragrance of blooming roses radiates from the greenhouses of the Palais de la Berbie, the Bishop’s castle close to the riverbanks. The royal residence porch offers terrific perspectives of the Tarn Valley. The royal residence houses the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, which contains pictures, illustrations, lithographs, and 31 of the craftsman’s most well known notices. The royal residence was developed in the thirteenth century. The substantial and sensational stone of the outside differences the fragile fine art the structure holds. Rediscover the excellence of Toulouse-Lautrec’s capacity to catch the development and state of mind of Montmartre and France.
What’s Included: breakfast, visit, convenience
Day 3: Examining Fortifications
The daylight washes over the Abbey-Ecole de Soréze and lights up the structure’s 14-section of land domain. Daylight pours through the vast windows filling the fabulous lobbies. In July, the town loads with guests anxious to take part in the various day “Musique des Lumieres” celebration. Lightshows and musical show exhibitions make a merry environment enclosed by the conventional town design. After breakfast, your guide takes you to the rough ridge town of Carcassonne. Flawlessly protected bulwarks decorate the rich grass slopes, transcending the cypress trees and encompassing backwoods. Spiky turrets top the forceful dividers.
From a separation, the town resembles a sketch of a mansion from a tall tale. Carcassonne brags the longest city dividers staying on the European mainland. Romans built the tower establishments in the first century AD. There are 52 stone towers that cast shadows over the cobbled paths and patios of the town. The lanes weave around shops and eateries like a labyrinth. You access a stroll on the dividers of the Chateau Comtal, a twelfth century keep developed for the Viscounts of Carcassonne. You have an unadulterated perspective of the verdant farmland and the Pyrenees surpassing the skyline.
What’s Included: breakfast, supper, visit, exchange, convenience
Day 4: Showcasing the Surreal
The town of Perpignan settles in the lower regions of the Pyrenees, mixing Spanish and French culture. Lemon and peach trees shade the wide open. The aroma of tangerines floats down the tight-sew cobbled back streets of Old Town. After breakfast, you cross the fringe into Spain to visit Figueres, the origin of the Surrealist painter Salvador Dali. The craftsman changed a nineteenth century theater from his childhood to make the uncommon Teatre-Museu Dali, leaving a demonstration of surrealism and an ostentatious heritage.
Immense eggs decorate the pink structure. The design looks like a medieval mansion, like the defenses of Carcassonne. The accumulation shows a progression of Dali’s work spreading over his vocation, from artistic creations to gems. His artistic creation, Surrealist Composition with Invisible Figures, positions an indented overnight boardinghouse in the inside. Water streams tranquilly out of sight. A little column underpins an expansive diamond in the front left corner. The artistic creation catches the commonplace style ascribed to Dali by utilizing normal scenes to differentiate the unnatural components.
What’s Included: breakfast, supper, visit, convenience
Day 5: In the Footsteps of Catalan Artists
At breakfast, the fragrance of rich coffee mixes with the waiting aroma of peaches and lemons radiating from the organic product trees surrounding the Perpignan. Your guide escorts you to the town of Collioure after your supper, known as the “City of Painters.” The Catalan drift edges the notable town. Little angling pontoons swim in the quiet waters against a background of pastel hued homes. The town roused different specialists through its tranquil charms, from Matisse to Picasso. Craftsmanship workshops and displays fill the pressure. The breeze conveys the crisp fragrance of the Mediterranean. Vast rocks and the noteworthy Chateau Royal edge the common harbor.
The Mallorcan Royal Family developed the mansion in the thirteenth century over Roman establishments. The Spanish involved the palace until the point that the seventeenth century when the French surpassed the city. The Church of Notre Dame des Anges remains close to the edge of the harbor. The cream-shaded stone emerges against the cobalt blue water. The congregation’s establishments were developed in the ocean. The medieval spire went about as a notice tower to vessels traveling through the harbor in the seventeenth century. The Mediterranean Gothic style adds layers of surface to the town’s waterfront past.