Paris – Arrival and welcome in Paris. Transfer to your Paris hotel. Afternoon to discover with your teacher the places you have studied in your French classes.
Paris – Day of visits in the French capital. Possibilities include: the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, Jardin des Tuileries, and Arc de Triomphe!
Paris – Continue your exploratio of the monuments, museums, quartiers and shops of Paris. Enjoy an evening boat ride on the Seine where you will view the “City of Light” from a new perspective.
Chamonix – Departure by motorcoach for Chamonix in the beautiful French Alps.
Chamonix – Day of visits in the Alps, including the picturesque city of Annecy. Optional excursions by train to La Mer de Glace, a giant glacier, or by cable car to l’Aiguille du Midi.
Cannes – Head for the Côte d’Azur by way of Italy. Enjoy a late afternoon swim in the Mediterranean.
Cannes – Morning to visit the city and museums of Nice. Afternoon excursion to a perfume factory in Eze and a scenic drive to Monaco.
Uzès – Head for Provence, stopping to visit the city and a “fabrique de santons” in Aix-en-Provence.
Uzès – Morning to discover la Camargue, the wildlife refuge of the Rhone delta. Optional horseback riding excursion. Afternoon to explore the Roman ruins in Nîmes. Evening in Les-Baux-de-Provence.
Vichy – Stop to marvel at the Pont du Gard, a famous Roman aqueduct, before continuing on to Vichy in Auvergne, the center of France’s ancient volcanic region.
Tours – Early morning departure for the Loire Valley to visit the châteaux of Chenonceau and Amboise. Evening in le Vieux Tours.
Paris – Morning at leisure in Tours. Afternoon visit of the immense château of Chambord with its 365 chimneys. Continue on to Paris and transfer to your hotel. Evening in Paris.
Paris – Day of final sightseeing and shopping in Paris. Special farewell dinner at “58 Tour Eiffel” on the first level of the Eiffel Tower for Early Sign-up students.
Return flight to USA.