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French Wine Country
Paris to Nice
June 2-12, 2025

French Wine Country Tour

This amazing trip is for wine & food lovers!

 

Our incredible 10-day journey will include wine tastings, castle visits, palace tours, boat rides, gastronomic dinners & so much more.

 

Join us as we travel from Paris to Reims, the champagne capital of France, then through the incredible Loire Valley, the picturesque vineyards of Burgundy, the stunning coastal towns of Provence, and ending in the vibrant seaside city of Nice on the French Rivera!

 

This will be a VERY popular group trip, so do not delay on securing your spot.

See below for the detailed itinerary & pricing.

 

Itinerary

 

Monday, June 2, 2025

Group departs US (flights TBD)

 

Tuesday, June 3, 2025

Arrive Paris CDG airport. Transfer by private motorcoach to the hotel with a panoramic tour en route with our dedicated tour guide. Along the way, see major sights such as the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Musee d’Orsay, Arc de Triumphe, Champs-Elysees & many more.

 

Free time until Dinner

 

Welcome dinner at hotel, 3 course meal with glass of wine, water, coffee, tea

 

Overnight in a 4 star hotel in Paris

 

Wednesday, June 4, 2025

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Today our guide will take our group on a tour by motorcoach of Reims, the champagne capital of France, including two different champagne houses, a walking tour of the city center & the Cathedral Notre-Dame of Reims.

 

We will visit the famous Tattinger family’s wine cellar & cave tour with a champagne tasting.

 

We will also visit one of the region’s largest champagne houses, the Pommery House, where we will experience a Gastronomic Visit that will include a guided tour of the cellar followed by an incredible champagne lunch!

 

After lunch enjoy a walking tour of Reims with some free time to shop on your own. Free admission to the Cathedral Notre-Dame of Reims.

 

Return travel to Paris

 

Dinner & evening on your own

 

Overnight in your Paris hotel.

 

Thursday, June 5, 2025

Breakfast at hotel

 

Today you will depart Paris for the Loire Valley, where you will visit 2 amazing castles in the beautiful countryside.

 

Admission included to Chambord Castle, the largest chateaux in the Loire valley and known for its very distinctive French Renaissance architecture.

 

Free time for lunch on your own

 

Admission included to Cheverny Chateau and Gardens, a luxuriously decorated castle that was built to entertain.

 

Continue travel to Tours for hotel check-in

 

Dinner & evening on your own

 

Overnight in a 4 star hotel in Tours, France.

 

Friday, June 6, 2025

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Today you will visit one more amazing castle of the Loire Valley and experience a unique river cruise.

 

Visit Chenonceau Castle, Gardens & Galleries, which other than the Royal Palace of Versailles, is the most visited chateau in France, and an example of late Gothic and early Renaissance architecture.

 

Enjoy lunch in the Chenonceau castle, 3 course meal with wine.

 

Then you will embark on a Chenonceau Boat Cruise where you will cruise the winding and romantic Cher river and learn the history of the locks, vineyards, flora & fauna along the way.

 

Return to your hotel in Tours

 

Dinner & Evening on your own

 

Overnight in your hotel in Tours, France.

 

Saturday, June 7, 2025

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Today you will depart Tours for Lyon, the world capital of gastronomy! Travel through the picturesque vineyards and fields of Burgundy to the medieval city of Beaune, the region’s wine capital since Roman times and a key wine center of France and Burgundy wine production.

 

You will have free time for a delicious lunch on your own before we enjoy a wine tasting stop in Beaune.

 

Continue travel to Lyon for hotel check-in

 

Dinner & evening on your own

 

Overnight in a 4 star hotel in Lyon, France

 

Sunday, June 8,2025

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Travel into the Provence region today & stop in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the most renowned appellation in the southern part of the Rhone valley.

 

Admission included to the Popes Palace – Palais de Papes - one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe that was once a fortress, a palace and the seat of Western Christianity during  the 14th century. You will also visit Saint Benezet Bridge, an historic medieval bridge across the Rhone in the town of Avignon.

 

You will have free time on your own for lunch.

 

Then you will enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery & vineyard in Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

 

Continue travel to Marseilles for hotel check-in.

 

Dinner & evening on your own

 

Overnight in 4 star hotel in Marseilles, France

 

Monday June 9, 2025

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Enjoy a private 3-hour boat tour of the Calanques National Park from the seaside town of Cassis. After boarding our small ship, we will set off to discover the Calanques and their secrets. You will be amazed by the impressive spectacle of these white cliffs plunging into the deep blue of the Mediterranean sea in all of its beauty!

 

After the boat tour, enjoy free time in Cassis for lunch & shopping on your own.

 

Return travel to the hotel in Marseille

 

Dinner & evening on your own

 

Overnight in your hotel in Marseille, France.

 

 

Tuesday, June 10, 2025

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Check out of the Marseille hotel & travel to the quaint & picturesque seaside fishing town of Le Lavandou, where you can enjoy the beauty of nature & the richness of culture in this exquisite beach town.

 

You will enjoy free time for lunch & shopping on your own, or relaxing on the beach & dipping your toes in the beautiful blue sea.

 

You will depart Le Lavandou and head to Nice, France for your hotel check-in.

 

Remainder of the afternoon, evening & dinner are on your own.

 

Overnight in a 4 star hotel in Nice, France

 

Wednesday, June 11, 2025

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Enjoy our private motorcoach half-day tour in Nice. Along the way, see major sights such as Promenade des Anglais, Belle Epoque Villas, Square Massena, then walk through the old City with the flower market, Ste Rita and the Cathedral Ste Reparate, Garibaldi square & more!

 

Enjoy lunch on your own & free time until the Farewell dinner this evening.

 

Farewell Dinner – 3 course meal with wine, coffee & tea.

 

Overnight in your hotel in Nice, France.

 

Thursday, Jun 12, 2025

Breakfast at hotel

 

Private coach will transfer the group to the Nice airport for your flight.

 

 Package Pricing

 

The price of this amazing experience depends upon the number of people in our group, so tell your friends & family to join us and we can reduce the price for all!

  

Paying Participants       Per person               Per Person

                                          DBL occupancy     SGL occupancy

20-24 people                  $4153                        $5657

25-29 people                  $3903                       $5407

30-34 people                  $3772                       $5276

35-39 people                  $3599                       $5103

 

 

Included in prices above:

  • Accommodations, including breakfast & other listed meals

  • Luggage allowance on ground transportation is based upon ONE standard sized suitcase & one small carry-on per person. Additional luggage must be arranged in advance, fees may apply.

  • Skip-the-line entry where available for all tours.

NOT included in prices above:

  • Airfare

  • Tips for drivers, guides, etc

  • Pre-post or optional tours

  • Visa, Passport, and entry/exit fees

  • Travel Protection – Please inquire for travel protection options

Payment Schedule

Secure your place:                       $50/pp service fee to Travel                                                               with Claudia LLC

Once booking is open:                $300/pp non-refundable                                                                    deposit (unless insured)

February 1, 2025                           Final payment due

 

Insurance

Travel protection is available at different prices and coverage options depending on your needs.

 

Group Air

Once we have the discounted group air information you will have the choice of booking airfare on your own or with the group.

 

Cancellations:

Travel protection options are available. Ask for pricing.

Without travel protection the following penalties apply.

150-76 days prior                          $300/pp + any airline fees

75-46 days prior                            80% of land price + 100% of air

45 days or less prior                    100% of land price + 100% of air

If an individual in the group cancels & causes a roommate to be accommodated in a room for sole occupancy, single supplement fees may be charged to remaining traveler.

 

 

READY TO JOIN THIS AMAZING TRIP THROUGH THE FRENCH WINE COUNTRY?

 

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