PARIS PROVENCE AND FRENCH RIVIERA

Day1 - Paris
Arrival in Paris. After check-in at your hotel, the balance of the day is at leisure to explore Paris, the magnificent capital of France. Packed with monuments, museums, art, nightlife, eateries and shops, Paris remains - in spite of all the cliches - one of the most inspiring cities in the world.
Day2 - Paris
Your included morning city tour features the Arc de Triomphe, Opera House, Champs-Elysees, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more. There is so much to see and do in Paris, a city so aptly called the City of Lights, where exciting evening outings are a must. Tonight, while cruising along the Seine River, enjoy spectacular views of its monuments illuminated with millions of lights. (B)
Day3 - Paris
Full day at leisure to enjoy the warmth and charm of a traditional French bistro or to take an optional excursion to Versailles. (B)
Day 4 - Paris/Avignon
Today travel by rail from Paris to Avignon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The afternoon is at leisure. Wander the narrow streets to discover this interesting town full of history, life and art. (B)
Day5 - Avignon
After breakfast, enjoy a visit of the Popes' Palace, the largest Gothic palace in the world. In the afternoon enjoy a one hour cruise on the Rhone River, before ending the day with a nice dinner in a popular restaurant. (B,D)
Day 6 - Avignon/Nice
This morning, board your train to Nice. Located in the heart of one of the world's most highly prized regions, it offers a rich history and a wonderfully mild sunny climate. Check-in at your hotel. (B)
Day7 - Nice
Today enjoy a full day excursion along the Cote d'Azur. A world of romantic hill towns with cobblestone streets leading to modest hamlets and ancient chateaux waiting for you. (B)
Day 8 - Nice
Full day at leisure to visit, on your own, the many outdoor markets, parks and beautiful museums this lovely city has to offer. (B)
Day9 - Day 9 Nice to USA (or extend your stay)
Say ''au revoir'' to France or extend your stay. (B)