Tour de France & Switzerland

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Tour de France & Switzerland 11 days

Rates (min 30 pax) 1478 €
Rates (min 45 pax) 1362 €
Supplement single 410 €

Tour overview

Day 1

Nice Côte d'Azur

Your tour assistant will greet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Nice . We will provide you an introduction to the panoramic tour the castle’s hill with stunning view of the Mediterranean sea ..Stroll along the promenade des Anglais and Place Masséna and visit the flowers market in the old town. After lunch ,sightseeing in Cimiez , possibility to include a visit of Matisse or Chagall museum. Dinner & overnight in Nice.

Day 2

Nice, Monaco, Eze Village

Begin you day in the old town Monaco , the Palace of Monaco and the cathedral .Possibility to visit a museum (private collection of the Grimaldi’s car or stamps museum or oceanografic museum) After Lunch , your tour assistant will bring you to the mythic place of the casino with a sightseeing of the harbor where the famous formula one takes place every year in may . You will discover the royal Casino in Montecarlo. On you wayback to Nice , you will visit Eze,medieval village with a panoramic view on the sea and explore the perfume fabrik of Fragonard . Dinner & overnight in Nice .

Day 3

Nice, Cannes, Marseille

Journey across the french Riviera before you reach Marseille . Visit Cannes,well known for the international film festival. Be a star for a day and take a picture of you on the red carpet ! Time provided for lunch (not included) . Walk in the Croisette ,avenue of the stars . Marseille’s Old Port is one of the most picturesque parts of France’s second largest city. Every morning, vendors set up shop on the Quai des Belges for the daily fresh fish market .Sightseeing includes Notre dame de la garde,abbey st victor ,la Cannebiere ,le panier. Marseille is wellknow for being the city of immigration, even Deng Xiaoping lived in France Between 1920 and 1925 for nearly five years. Dinner& overnight

Day 4

Marseille, Avignon, Lyon

Begin the day in Marseille with a lovely breakfast Proceed to Avignon and take a walking tour in the city of the Popes . You will see many of the lovely architecture that the popes left behind, like the Palais des Papes ... Hike above the Palace of the Popes to the Parc de Rochers des Doms for a panoramic view over Avignon and the Rhône River Valley. You'll get good look at the St. Bénezet Bridge on the Rhone river , made famous by the nursery rhyme "Sur le Pont d'Avignon. After a nice lunch in place de l’horloge ,departure to Lyon ,the city of gastronomy . Sightseeing of the most important places to discover in Lyon:La colline de Fourviere –the magnificent places of Bellecour - des Jacobins & des Terreaux-the painted wall de la croix rousse -Old town of Lyon & Saint-Jean’s cathedral.The silk ateliers – Dinner & overnight in Lyon.

Day 5

Lyon, Annecy, Geneva

Begin the day with one of France’s prettiest medieval towns , right on the shore of Europe’s cleanest lake. Annecy is laced with canals and the historic streets of the colourful old town have fun passageways darting off to the sides. The lake is glorious, bordered on all sides by mountains and with crystalline waters that call your name on hot summer days. Lunch in typical restaurant . When you arrive in Geneva , The lake is unquestionably the star of Geneva's show. It is the background for many of the loveliest city views and itself has the unmatched backdrop of snow-covered Alps. Geneva has a cosmopolitan atmosphere ,it’s also the headquarters for a number of multinational corporations and associations. The Red Cross was founded in Geneva . Beside the Jetée des Eaux-Vives, the breakwater enclosing Geneva's harbor, a mighty jet of water soars straight up from the lake surface in a 145-meter plume. This water jet has become the symbol of Geneva and is its most famous landmark Dinner & overnight in Gineva or nearby

Day 6

Geneva, Evian, Montreux, Interlaken

After breakfast , your guide will take you first to visit the Evian natural mineral water bottling site .The site visit takes place in two stages: The evian exhibition  - Bottling lines tour Afterwards ,Visit Montreux and a slow walk along the beautiful promenade.Time provided in Montreux (not included in the package) Afterwards ,we will see the majestic castle of Chillon Dinner & overnight in Interlaken

Day 7

Interlaken, Junfrau, Neuchatel

Departure with the train from Interlaken to Jungfrau “ the top of Europe,” a spectacular and beautiful region. We have plenty of time for you to visit all the attractions such as the ice palace and underground tunnel out of ice. Enjoy The Lindt Swiss chocolate heaven, soak up the panorama from the outside platforms and ride the elevator to the Sphinx viewing platform which will bring us in 25 seconds a full 108 meters higher. A marvelous day ! Lunch in restaurant . In the late afternoon you will leave Jungfrau to Neuchatel for a relaxing experience. Dinner & overnight in hotel.

Day 8

Neuchatel, Romanée Conti, Bourgogne

Before you leave Neuchatel ,you will explore the beautiful lake If there is a wine domaine to visit in France it’s certainly the Romanée-Conti ,the jewel of the cotes de nuits .It’s the greatest of all Burgundy wines. Its reputation is international and potential buyers scramble for it, an unstoppable recipe that makes it the most expensive wine in the world. You will have lunch in a brasserie in Beaune and visit the unique hospices de Beaune ,old hospital transformed in un rare museum. Dinner&overnight in Bourgogne near Chablis .

Day 9

Bourgogne, Fontainebleau, Versailles

Our day is dedicated to the royal castles with first of all the visit of the castle of Fontainebleau with over 1500 rooms at the heart of 130 acres of parkland and gardens, Fontainebleau is the only royal and imperial château to have been continuously inhabited for seven centuries . Afterwards ,you will explore the castle of Versailles ,a masterpiece build for Louis XIV ,the roi soleil (the real sun king) .Discover the hall of the 357 mirrors ,the beautiful furniture,and the magnificent gardens with waterfalls in some of the groves, spurts of water in the fountains . Dinner&overnight in Versailles

Day 10

Versailles, Paris

Breakfast-You will meet the local guide for a panoramic tour of Paris :see Napoleon’s arc de triomphe ,champs élysees,the eiffel tower,les invalides and place de la concorde . Your tour ends in the ile de la cite ,heart of paris with the cathedral Notre dame . Time provided for lunch. In the afternoontime on your own near the opera garnier for shopping . Dinner&overnight in Paris

Day 11

Paris, Airport

Your guided tour will start in Montmartre to visit the all white Sacre-Cœur, a recently constructed basilica (1914). You will then continue your visit by going to the Place du Tertre, the centre of the village and the haunt of caricaturists. Visit the picturesque Marais ,and the luxuriest place Vendome where all the famous jewelers are established . In the afternoon,explore the world famous Louvre museum,one of the most impressive art collections in history. Transfer to the airport . End of services

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