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From Paris to Nice
9 days / 8 nights
Paris - Lyon - Avignon - Frejus - Port Grimaud - Saint Tropez - Cannes - Antibes - Nice - Grasse - Monaco - Montecarlo - Nice

Day 1 Paris
Arrival at Paris airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 Paris
Guided tour of Paris, city of history, and its magnificent monuments: the Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Grands Boulevards, Opera, Concorde, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Hotel de Ville, Notre-Dame Cathedral. Lunch. Boarding for a river cruise with commentary down the Seine to see Paris' most famous bridges: Pont Alexandre III, Pont de la Concorde, Pont Neuf, and also the Grand Palais, Petit Palais, Orangerie, Orsay Museum, the Louvre, Notre-Dame... Free time and overnight stay.

Day 3 Paris – Lyon (470km/4,30h)
Early morning departure for Lyon. Arrival in the capital of Roman Gaul in the middle of the afternoon. Tour of the city: climb up the Fourviere hill to enjoy the magnificent panoramic view over the town and discovery of the cathedral, coach tour then free time to walk through the Tete d'Or Park, one of France's largest and most beautiful urban parks. Discover the rose gardens, the many varieties of trees, the botanical gardens and the zoological gardens. Occupation of rooms at the hotel and overnight stay.

Day 4 Lyon – Avignon (230km/2,30h) – Frejus (200km/2h)
Departure for Valence, Orange. Avignon, the walled metropolis and large commercial center of the Vaucluse . Discovery of the town by coach: the Popes' Palace, Notre-Dame-des-Doms Cathedral, the Saint-Benezet Bridge, etc. Then on to Aix-en-Provence, Frejus. Overnight stay.

Day 5 Frejus – Port Grimaud (30km/1h) - Saint Tropez (10km/10min)
Tour of Frejus, built on a rocky plateau sloping gently to the sea, the old town with its ancient 'placettes' and houses with well-preserved facades. Then exploration of Port-Frejus, the town's marina that helped Frejus to renew ties with its ancient maritime past. Continuation to Sainte-Maxime, Port-Grimaud, 'Provencal Venice', a pretty village with colorful houses separated by canals, alleys and small bridges. Then free time in Saint-Tropez, resort made legendary throughout the world by Brigitte Bardot. Return to the hotel at the end of the day and overnight stay.

Day 6 Saint Tropez – Cannes (80km/1h) – Antibes (20km/10min) – Nice (30km/30min)
Departure along the beautiful Esterel Road overlooking the sea to Cannes, one of the most prestigious tourist towns of Europe, magnificently located on the edge of the Gulf of La Napoule. Discovery of the resort with a walk along La Croisette, which once a year plays host to the crowd of the International Film Festival. Free time, then departure by the coastal road to Juan-Les-Pins and the luxurious Cap D'Antibes, visit to the Garoupe Sanctuary, with a large number of ex-voto marine paintings. Arrival in Nice, and overnight stay.

Day 7 Nice – Grasse (50km/1h) – Nice
Full morning guided tour of the capital of the French Riviera sheltered in the Baie des Anges by an amphitheatre of hills and in particular the famous Promenade des Anglais. You carry on to Saint Paul de Vence, ancient fortified town that owes its fame to artists and people from the entertainment industry, Vence, which also attracts a large number of artists, painters and poets during its history, and Grasse, the world capital of perfumes. Tour of a perfumery then return to Nice in the evening. Overnight stay.

Day 8 Nice – Monaco (20km/15min) - Monte Carlo
Departure for Eze, visit of this magnificent village perched on a rocky peak overlooking the sea (427 meters). You continue towards the principality of Monaco: tour of the Oceanographic Museum with its remarkable aquarium of more than 400 species of fish. Discovery of the cathedral and the changing of the guard in the Palace Square. After going round part of the Rock, arrival at Monte Carlo, casino town, visit to the casino and access to one of the rooms where you can try your luck! Followed by a tour of the Exotic Garden, an outstanding hanging garding along a rocky cliff. Return via the Moyenne Corniche, the pretty bay of Villefranche Sur Mer, Nice.

Day 9 Nice
Breakfast then transfer to Nice airport.