8 Days
Duration
Various
Dates
Yes
Meals
France
Location

Price starting from: $5,590 CAD. Prices are in CAD, per person, based on double occupancy.

TAUCK’S YELLOW ROADS – Traveling along the back roads of Provence is a vivid contrast of lush forests, olive groves, deep valleys & ancient villages splashed with sepia tones

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Exclusive after-hours visit to the Louvre Museum on select departures!

INCLUDED Tour and folkloric dinner at Moulin Castelas, an award-winning olive oil producer in Maussane les Alpilles
Wine tasting at a château near St-Rémy-de-Provence
A guided adventure walk on the Pont du Gard
A guided tour of Musée du Louvre to see famed works such as the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo
Inside visit to the Palais des Papes in Avignon with a local guide
Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
14 meals, service charges, gratuities to local guides, admission fees, taxes and porterage

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Arrive in Cannes on the Côte d'Azur


A transfer is included from Nice Côte d’Azur Airport to the JW Marriott Cannes. Join us for a welcome cocktail reception and dinner this evening at your contemporary luxury hotel on Cannes’ celebrated Croisette boulevard facing the Bay of Cannes, on one of the most famous waterfronts on the French Riviera. Please join us tonight for a welcome reception and dinner at your seaside hotel.
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Cannes, a cruise to Nice & more


A marvelous day in southern France begins with a walking tour of Cannes – a popular Mediterranean resort for more than a century, and home to the world-famous annual Cannes International Film Festival since 1946. Then head off on a cruise along the Riviera (weather permitting) to seaside Nice for an orientation walk through the old city that recalls the days when aristocrats and royals spent their winters here. Enjoy some free time to explore as you please before an afternoon visit to Musée Marc Chagall, a national museum spotlighting religious-inspired works by the Russian-born painter who made France his home. Return to your hotel in Cannes for an evening spent as you please.
3

Artistic Aix, a winery & van Gogh's St-Remy


Imagine great artists like Paul Cézanne at work amidst the spectrum of colors found in Provence as you view Mont Ste-Victoire and join your local guide for a walking tour among the fountains, squares and medieval center of lovely Aix-en-Provence. After free time for lunch in Aix, visit Domaine de Valdition for an afternoon wine-tasting. Continue on to St-Rémy-de-Provence, where Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh spent one year of his life at a monastery that served as an asylum; his stay here resulted in a period of creativity that produced 150 of his most beloved paintings including
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Lovely Arles, the Pont du Gard & olive oil


No journey in southern France is complete without exploring the Provençal landscapes that inspired van Gogh, where olive groves, cypress trees, and flowers the colors of the rainbow greet you. Travel today to ancient Arles, exploring the historic Old Town noted for its narrow streets, medieval stonework and lingering evidence of its ancient Roman residents. Then take an adventurous guided walk on the famous Pont du Gard, an ingenious 2,000-year-old Roman aquaduct spanning the River Gardon, before visiting Moulin Castelas, an award-winning olive oil producer in Maussane les Alpilles; their product is a delight, as you’ll discover on a tour of their orchards. Travel a short distance for a Provençal evening – enjoy a Provence-style dinner and a presentation of Provençal folklore.
5

The ancient walls of Avignon & a fast train to Paris


Avignon has reigned as one of Europe’s most beautiful medieval cities since the 14th century, when it was briefly the capital of Christendom and the home of the popes. A visit inside the fortress-like Palais des Papes with a local guide reveals the treasures and lifestyles of the pontiffs who reigned in Avignon for almost 70 years. Explore more of the walled city on your own, before traveling first class this afternoon on the high-speed
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Bonjour la Cité... exploring the sights of Paris


A guided orientation tour today gives you a great overview of Paris and includes the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde, the Eiffel Tower and Cathedral of Notre Dame. Join us for a lunch affording memorable views of landmark sights, then explore the city as you wish for the rest of the day and evening.
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The treasures of the Louvre & a grand farewell to Paris


Join our local guide this morning for a visit inside the legendary Musée du Louvre, where you’ll view some of the world’s most famous art masterpieces, including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. Spend the afternoon at leisure and join us for our farewell dinner tonight at a well-known brasserie, Les Ombres, with spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower – and bid adieu to Paris with gourmet food and wine.
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Journey home


Fly home anytime. Your transfer is included from Sofitel Paris le Faubourg to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Orly Airport or a Paris train station. You should allow a minimum of 3 hours for flight check-in.