France: The land of romance and luxury (3 Weeks)
Day 1-3 Paris
Ramp up the romance with a visit to the City of Love. Its sights are world class: the iconic Eiffel Tower, the busy Champs- Élysées, Notre dame and Sacre Coeur cathedrals and its many renowned museums, galleries and department stores. Nearby, the Palace of Versailles offers a glimpse into the workings of the 17th century Royal Court, an opulent château fit for a King – for a while, at least.
Transfers to Versailles 0h45m0h30m
Day 4-6 Versailles
Follow in the footsteps of royalty as you imagine yourself as one of the monarchs who called this grand palace home. The splendour, opulence, and elegance of the architecture and decorations which adorn every facet of this French palace will impress even the most jaded of visitors. The manicured lawns and carefully considered planting of its gardens is also not to be missed.
Transfers to Lyon 4h44m1h00m2h31m
Day 7-9 Lyon
Find yourself at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, where you’ll be entranced by the convergence of mediaeval, Renaissance, and Roman architecture in this interesting city.
Transfers to Aix-en-Provence 2h59m0h55m2h17m
Top Activities in Lyon
- Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière
- Parc de la Tête d'Or
- Movies and Miniatures Museum
Awesome Restaurants in Lyon
- Les Trois Dômes
- Le Silk Brasserie
- Brasserie Le Sud
- Daniel et Denise
- Brasserie Georges
Day 10-12 Aix-en-Provence
Be inspired as Cezanne was by the countryside surrounding the city that he called home. The Post-Impressionist painted used these surroundings for the subject of many works. You too can enjoy the beautiful limestone scenery that forms the backdrop to a city littered with pretty squares, fountains and cafes.
Transfers to Antibes 1h57m3h04m
Top Activities in Aix-en-Provence
- Atelier Cezanne
- Cours Mirabeau
- Aix Cathedral
Awesome Restaurants in Aix-en-Provence
- Le Formal
- A Casa Bianca
- La Table du Pigonnet
- Le Saint Esteve
- Bastide du Cours
Day 13-15 Antibes
Stroll along the port of this beautiful town beloved of celebrities and locals alike. Luxury yachts moor at its marina, their owners drawn by the ramparts of the old town and the town’s established café culture as well as the excellent weather. Just a stone’s throw from Cannes, Antibes holds its own festival, opting for jazz rather than film.
Transfers to Nice 0h39m0h27m
Day 16-18 Nice
Explore this beautiful, luxurious city and its blue beaches while you’re spending time in France. A walk along the Promenade des Anglais is the thing to do as the sun goes down, but the city has a beautiful old town which begs to be explored as well. Nice has much to offer, from archaeology and museums to natural beauty.
Transfers to Eze 0h27m