Your hostess
Karen

Linguist Elise

Cassis

Gulf of St. Tropez

Eze-La Grande
Corniche

La Colle sur Loup





 

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10 Days in Provence
&
along the French Riviera
with Karen Gros

June 18th - June 28th, 2014 (Openings)

Exclusive tour for a small group of up to 8 people

LET'S GO GREEN...all of Karen's trips include carbon offsets for the flight portion of your trip. In the same vein, we will visit & dine at a working organic farm, visit farmers' markets, eat seasonally everyday, & enjoy local specialties.

Highlights

The French Riviera, or Côte d'Azur, has the glitz and glamour rivaled by few places on earth. Although the Riviera is famous for the glamour of St. Tropez, Monaco, and the Cannes Film Festival, there are many other less well known attractions which you will discover with Karen.

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Eze perched village, Cap-Ferrat, Rothschild Villa & gardens
Villefranche bay & old town
Lunch at Michelin-starred Le Grill in Monte-Carlo's Hôtel de Paris
Privately guided visit & historical tour of Monaco old town, Grimaldi dynasty, Princess Grace, Formula 1 race circuit,
& Monte-Carlo Grand Casino

Old town of Nice, picturesque port & Promenade des Anglais
Rosary Chapel in Vence ~ Matisse's final masterpiece
Fragonard Parfumerie visit & tour in Grasse
Game of pétanque in fortified village of St. Paul de Vence
Privately guided tour of Greek-Roman medieval town Antibes
Picasso Museum in 12th-century Château Grimaldi
Cap d'Antibes sumptuous villas, hidden beaches & Millionaire's Bay,
Eilenroc Villa & gardens, former home of Aristotle Onassis

Private French language course w/linguist (& native Rivieran) Elise
Private "al fresco" lunch between beach and vineyard
in the Gulf of St. Tropez

Beautiful hill top villages, Provençal outdoor market
Private boat outing along the calanques of seaside Cassis
Villages & vineyards of the Var, winery tour & tasting
Garden dinner with French family in Marseille villa

View our Riviera photo gallery & accommodations

Trip price: $3,875
per person (based on double)

Includes: 10 nights lodging in beautiful, high quality accommodations (3 nights in Cassis, 2 nights in Gassin/St. Tropez, 3 nights in Eze-le-Col, 2 nights in La Colle-sur-Loup/St. Paul de Vence), all breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners, airport pick-up & return, rental van, full auto insurance, fuel, tolls and parkings, all transportation costs (except taxi), privately guided tours & visits, carbon offsets for flight, trip insurance, and all highlights listed above. Please note rates does not include airfare.

Trip maximum: 8 people ~ first come, first served

 

Practical Information

  • This is a LAND ONLY package beginning in Cassis and ending in La Colle-sur-Loup; price does not include airfare, nor transporation to and from Paris or other French cities other than pick-up and return to cities mentioned as follows:

  • Arrival pick-up and return is included for arrivals at either Marseille-Provence airport (MRS) or Marseille train station (St. Charles) and departures from either Nice airport (NCE) or Cagnes-sur-Mer train station (situated on the Marseille-Ventimiglia railway, between Cannes and Nice).

  • Allow 12 days total travel time (departing USA on June 12th and returning to USA on June 23rd).

  • Please consult Karen before finalizing your travel plans in order to synchonise arrival & departure times as much as possible among all travelers.
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