South Of France Tour Itinerary
- 03 Nights Accommodation at Paris
- 03 Nights Accommodation at Nice
- 02 Nights Accommodation t Milan
- 02 Nights Accommodation at Zurich
- All Breakfast
- Arrival Transfers at Paris on SIC Basis
- Cruise and Illumination tour of Paris with Visit to Eiffel Tower 2nd Level
- 24hrs Hop on and Hop off City tour Pass at Paris
- Afternoon Half day Tour to Monte Carlo, Monaco and Eze from Nice
- City Sightseeing Hop on Hop off 48hrs at Milan
- The Best of Zurich Tour & Rhine Falls
- Half day Nice Morning City 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
Days 1-2: What to do in Avignon
Our first day investigating Avignon brought a stop at the clamoring indoor Les Halles advertise. Regardless of whether you’re not purchasing basic needs, this is an awesome place to familiarize yourself with a standout amongst the most critical things in Provence—the nourishment. Test some goat cheddar, take in the olives, and get a tart and a glass of white wine for a light lunch. In the event that it’s Saturday morning, don’t miss the cooking exhibition.
Toward the evening, we walked around the exquisite Place de l’Horloge while in transit to the Palais Secret visit at the Palace of the Popes. While we didn’t entirely require a guided voyage through this UNESCO World Heritage site, it was an extraordinary method to see territories that aren’t generally open to people in general, and the view from the rooftop is justified, despite all the trouble. After our visit, we headed a couple of ventures over the square to the Musee du Petit Palais. It contains a world-class accumulation of Renaissance works, all managing Christian topics. We topped off our day with tea at the renowned La Mirande lodging.
Avignon’s Palace of the Popes is extraordinary compared to other spots to visit in the South of France in the spring
The Palace of the Popes in spring
Our second entire day in Provence was similarly as full as the first. We went by the Parc Rocher des Doms, a sprawling neighborhood stop with delightful perspectives close to the Palace of the Popes. From the recreation center, it was a simple stroll to Avignon’s popular extension, Pont Saint-Bénézet, which just halfway crosses the Rhone because of the disintegration that accompanies standard flooding. We likewise meandered the Rue des Teinturiers, a tree-fixed road with a sudden supplement of trenches and waterwheels. This territory is home to various shops and exhibitions and the moderate and un-touristy La Cave des Pas Sages wine bar.
On the off chance that you approach an auto or other transportation, a visit to Manguin refinery directly over the stream is a fun trip. Saturday morning visits (in French) demonstrate the creation of schnaps and mixers and the pear plantation where bottles appear to develop on trees. With its blend of culture, history, and heavenly things to eat and drink, Avignon is without a doubt a standout amongst other urban communities in the South of France.
Where to Stay in Avignon
As the name recommends, Au Coeur d’Avignon is in the core of the city, yet with its great patio and glassed-in veranda, it feels a world away (Read TripAdvisor audits | Book a room)
A focal area with perspectives of the Palace of the Popes and a generous breakfast make the Hotel de l’Horloge a victor (Read TripAdvisor surveys | Book a room)
Think about an Airbnb. You can get a $40 credit when you join.
The Arena of Nimes makes an extraordinary stop on a southern France schedule
The antiquated Arena of Nimes
Day 3: Day Trip to Nimes
A fast prepare ride from Avignon, Nimes was our second stop on our 10-day South of France agenda. The city goes back to Roman circumstances, which is evident by its focal point, the Arena of Nimes. Worked in 70 AD, the field still has bullfights and different occasions. Another famous site in Nimes is the Maison Carree, outstanding amongst other saved sanctuaries in the Roman Empire, which is stunning when you consider that it is more than 2000 years of age. Close-by, the city’s indoor market makes an awesome alternative for lunch.
Before leaving Nimes, we had two more stops. The first was the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Nimes, a fabulous historical center including an accumulation of 3600 noteworthy works of compelling artwork and model from Roman circumstances to the Old Masters. At that point the time had come to get outside and invest some energy at the Jardins de la Fontaine, an eighteenth century open stop demonstrated after the patio nurseries at Versailles. It was perfect, and we invested much more energy than was sensible, yet the recreation center was a sudden feature of our South of France trip.
Arles is lovely and must be a standout amongst other towns in the South of France
The road of Arles are simply so wonderfully Provencal
Day 4: Day Trip to Historic Arles
Another simple day trip from Avignon, Arles is a standout amongst the most pleasant spots to visit in Provence. Sprinkled in blues, yellows, and greens, Arles influences you to feel like you’ve ventured into a Van Gogh painting in light of current circumstances—you have. Everywhere throughout the city, you can see the correct spots where Van Gogh painted a portion of his most noteworthy works, alongside copies of the works and a portion of the story behind them.
Different spots not to miss incorporate the Arles Amphitheater and Alyscamps (a Roman necropolis), both of which are UNESCO World Heritage destinations. In the event that you visit on a Wednesday or Saturday, the market on the ring street will be difficult to miss. Walk around to see the foods of France, Spain, Italy, and North Africa all in plain view.
The business sectors of Aix-en-Provence, France, are an unquestionable requirement see amid seven days in Provence
Rancher’s market under the plane trees in Aix-en-Provence
Day 5: Exploring the Markets of Aix-en-Provence
You can’t go toward the South of France without going to Aix-en-Provence. Fortunately, the appealing city is associated by transport to a few towns in the district; line 23 took us there from Avignon in a little more than 60 minutes.
A visit to Aix is less about what number of things there are to see than it is just about encountering the joie de vivre of Provence. Obviously, there are sights like the city’s numerous wellsprings, Cathedrale St. Sauveur, or Place d’Albertas, an eighteenth century house. In any case, we spent our day in Aix-en-Provence walking around the five markets—the agriculturist’s market, the bloom showcase, the collectibles advertise, the products of the soil advertise, and the materials showcase—that were open in the downtown area’s that day. When we were finished gaping and tasting, we meandered under Aix’s wonderful plane trees, got some macarr oons, and caught a place for a late lunch at Les Deux Garcons, an old most loved of Picasso and Cezanne.
Where to Stay in Aix-en-Provence
We selected to visit Aix as multi day trip, however it’s a famous place to remain medium-term.
The 5-star Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hotel was made to be a workmanship exhibition. It includes a garden patio, a parlor bar, and the level of administration you would anticipate from the Renaissance mark (Read TripAdvisor audits | Book a room)
A 5-minute stroll from the focal point of Aix, the Grand Hotel Roi By Sofitel has the solaces of a major inn in a boutique climate (Read TripAdvisor surveys | Book a room)
The French town of Roussillon sits on a store of ochre. The town makes an awesome stop on a South of France schedule
The ochre precipices of Roussillon
Day 6: Visit Rousillion and Beyond
Subsequent to grabbing our rental auto at the Avignon TGV prepare station, we were off on our trip further into the Vaucluse area. The primary stop on this piece of our South of France schedule was just a hour’s drive from Avignon– Roussillion, a small town of under 1300 individuals known for its astonishing ochre stores. We ceased at the little morning market (obviously) and climbed along the roads that mismatch the ridge, twisting past little shops and homes and halting for the general perspectives of the valley beneath. The ochre bluffs are additionally not to be missed here, regardless of whether you choose the 30-or hour long walk. We stopped quickly at the town’s one of a kind burial ground before proceeding with our Provence excursion
An on a short drive down D2, D15, and eventually D177 drove us to Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque. In the mid year, the field before this twelfth century convent is brimming with splendid purple lavender. It’s delightful outwardly, yet voyages through the inside are additionally accessible. Stop for photographs and to inhale profoundly before getting back out and about.
The marvelous perspective of Gordes, France, an absolute necessity see spot on any South of France get-away
The tremendous perspective of Gordes
Backtracking a bit on D177 took us to the stunning slope town of Gordes. In the event that it’s mealtime, it might be justified regardless of a snappy stop around the local area, however we found the view from somewhat more distant away to be the perfect method to encounter Gordes. Subsequent to taking a greater number of pictures than were important here, we were headed for our new home base of Saint-Remy de Provence.
Where to Stay in Saint-Remy de Provence
Inn Gounod is a wonderfully reestablished lodging with rich decorations and a stunning yard. It feels like a French-nation withdraw (Read TripAdvisor audits | Book a room)
With an immense patio and garden, pool, and welcoming rooms the Hotel de l’Image is a perfect base amidst Saint Remy (Read TripAdvisor surveys | Book a room)
Suzette is only one of the beautiful stops on a 11-day South of France agenda
This is a genuine place that exists in the South of France
Day 7: Driving the Cotes du Rhone
Day 7 was Cotes du Rhone day! The Cotes du Rhone wine street keeps running over slopes and valleys through this piece of the South of France, passing various vineyards and wineries en route. We began off at Domaine de Mourchon for some full-bodied reds and drove Le Col de la Chaine Mountain Pass to Domaine Saint Amant for an evening wine sampling. Stops in Suzette and Gigondas and at a few different wineries made this a flawless day. We write in substantially more insight about the course here. In case you’re an admirer of French wine or ravishing landscape, make this piece of your outing toward the South of France.