Ground Tour of France - Railcation

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Duration: 14 days
Group size: 1 - 25
Ground Tour of France - Railcation
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Duration: 14 days
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

If you’re ready to experience France’s enduring allure, this rail vacation is sure to do just that! The Grand Tour of France is a 14-day adventure that will introduce you to the beauty and excitement of Paris, the fairy tale town of Strasbourg—with its German and French influences, and the charming mis of cobblestone alleyways, boutique shops, and restaurants in gorgeous Lyon. From there, you’ll travel directly to the Provençal town of Avignon to explore its UNESCO World Heritage Sites and historic bridges. And that’s just the beginning! From Avignon, you’ll take a highspeed train to the glamorous French Riviera. Once in Nice, enjoy strolling through prestigious art galleries, dining at fancy restaurants, and sun bathing on incredible beaches. Then, visit Marseille for amazing French-Mediterranean cuisine and sample some of the world’s finest wine in Bordeaux. Your Grand Tour of France rail vacations wraps up with a train ride from Bordeaux to Paris.

What’s included

  • Rail Travel
    First class - throughout itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation
    2 nights in Paris w/ Breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation
    2 nights in Strasbourg w/ Breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation
    2 nights in Lyon w/ Breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation
    2 nights in Avignon w/ Breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Hotel accommodation
    1 night in Marseille w/ Breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation
    2 nights in Bordeaux w/ Breakfast
  • Hop-on & Hop-off pass
    48hr in Paris
  • Tour
    Small group Eiffel Tower
  • River Cruise
    Seine River Cruise in Paris
  • Food Tour
    Local food tour in Lyon
  • Tickets
    Palais d'Papes & Pont d'Avignon
  • Tour
    Small group tour of the French Riviera from Nice
  • Tickets
    Skip the Line tickets to the Cite du Vin in Bordeaux

Itinerary

Day 1
Paris

Welcome to Paris! When you arrive, check into your hotel and begin exploring this unforgettable metropolis using your Hop on Hop off Pass. Perhaps pop into the Louvre museum for a glipse of the Mona Lisa. A couple more places you should visit on your first day is the Champs-Élysées and Sacré-Cœur Basilica, the Roman Catholic church perched atop Montmartre. In the evening, why not find an authentic Parisian restaurant to enjoy dinner? (Overnight in Paris)

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