Trip Overview

Best of France: Paris & Provence

Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 8 Reviews
Private tour to France

Immerse yourself in the beauty of France in a 10-day exploration! Spend time in the capital city, Paris, see the Eiffel Tower and take a day trip to royal Versailles. Continue to the Provence region, famous for its lavender fields that bloom in the summer, and discover the best of Avignon, go on a trip to the hill-top villages of Luberon, and admire the Alpilles.

Best of France: Paris & Provence

10 days2 cities
France1 country
Private tour to France
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$4,498
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 8 Reviews

Immerse yourself in the beauty of France in a 10-day exploration! Spend time in the capital city, Paris, see the Eiffel Tower and take a day trip to royal Versailles. Continue to the Provence region, famous for its lavender fields that bloom in the summer, and discover the best of Avignon, go on a trip to the hill-top villages of Luberon, and admire the Alpilles.

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Day-By-Day

Paris

first destination
4 days in the city
4 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Bonjour! Arrival to Paris
Transfer
Transfer

As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and takes you to your centrally located hotel.

Day 2
Exploring Crème de la Crème of Louvre & the Latin Quarter
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the two famous districts of Paris: Latin Quarter (5th) and Marais (4th).

Day 3
Tour of the Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower Districts
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 5-hour walking tour of the Champs-Elysees (8th) and Eiffel Tower (7th) districts.

Day 4
Tour of Versailles Magnifique
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Versailles - the famous residence of French kings. You see the castle of Versailles, walk through its well-known Hall of Mirrors and Le Notre gardens.

Hotel Opera Richepanse, Paris
4

The gorgeous Hotel Opera Richepanse boasts a top location right in the center of the prestigious district of Paris. It’s just a 5-minute walk from the amazing Champs Elysees and dozens of luxury shops.

train
Paris
Avignon
2 hrs 40 min

Sit back and relax as beautiful panoramas pass out your train window. French bullet trains run on schedule and offer high comfort on board. A driver takes you to the rail station from the hotel and meets you upon arrival.

Avignon

second destination
6 days in the city
5 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Train to Avignon and City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet your driver who transfers you to the train station, where you board your train to Avignon in the South of France (1st class train tickets included).

Day 6
Discovering the Hill-top Villages of Luberon
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

In the morning after breakfast prepare for a full day tour of the Provence countryside. Together with your driver-guide, you explore the Luberon region, characterized by a series of strikingly picturesque perched, hill-top villages.

Day 7
Treasures of Provence Tour
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

Meet your driver-guide for a day trip devoted to the incredible Roman heritage of Provence. One of the places you see today is the ancient UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard which is the highest aqueduct ever built in Roman times.

Day 8
Free Day in Avignon
Free day
Free day

In the morning following breakfast, you have the day free to continue exploring Avignon on your own or join our carefully planned optional tour.

Day 9
Tour of the Alpilles
Day tour
Day tour

Meet your driver-guide for a day trip devoted to the exploration of the Alpilles, harmonious natural site and a chain of limestone mountains in the northwest of the Bouches du Rhône department, in Provence.

Day 10
Departure from Paris
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your tour of France. Your driver meets you at your accommodation and takes you to Avignon train station for your direct 3,5-hour train to the Charles de Gaulle Airport for your flight back home (1st class train tickets included).

Hotel Le Cloitre Saint Louis, Avignon
4

Housed in the fantastic 16th-century edifice, the Hotel Le Cloitre Saint Louis offers comfortable guestrooms with an impressive number of amenities, such as satellite TVs, free Wi-Fi, and private bathrooms with hairdryers.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation in 4* centrally located hotels in Paris and Avignon;
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfer in Paris and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Paris - Avignon, Avignon - Charles de Gaulle Airport;
  • Regular class train tickets Paris-Versailles-Paris;
  • Professional licensed English-speaking guides;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to Louvre Museum, Palace of Versailles, Pope's Palace;
  • Provence wine tastings;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • A city tour of the three famous districts of Paris: Marais, Latin Quarter, and Saint Germain
  • A walking tour of the Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower districts
  • A tour to Versailles
  • A walking tour of Avignon
  • Discovering the Hill-top Villages of Luberon
  • A tour of Provence & wine-tasting
  • A day trip to the Alpilles

What To Know

  • You can expect to find some shops, restaurants, and museums closed for lunch between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • French breakfast is not as heavy as other European breakfast meals, it usually includes sweet pastries, toast, fruit, yogurt, cereal
  • Tipping in restaurants might be included in the bill, "service compris" (tip included) or "service non-compris" (tip not included), but in any case, if you liked the service you can leave few Euros on the table either way
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