France has always been a traveler favorite, and we’re excited to introduce an in-depth way to explore this gorgeous country. Our brand new Grand Tour of France lets you see it all—from the hillside villages of Provence and the charming harbors of the Riviera to the historic streets of Lyon and the world-renowned wines of Bordeaux. Starting off in Lyon, this itinerary circles the country, maximizing your time spent exploring each area before finishing the trip with a grand finale in Paris. Here’s a peek at some of the tour highlights:
Lyon: While Lyon is best known for its culinary side, it’s also rich in Gothic and Renaissance architecture and history.
The French Riviera: See the glittering coastline during your time in Nice, a city of medieval streets and coveted beaches.
Aix-en-Provence: From the beautiful boulevards downtown to the fields of fragrant wildflowers, Provence’s picturesque scenery has inspired artists for centuries.
Bordeaux: In between glasses of wine, explore the 17th-century Grand Theatre in the city’s historic city center.
The Loire Valley: Known as châteaux counrty, the Loire Valley is dotted with charming villages, opulent castles and picturesque farms.
Mont Saint-Michel: Located off Normandy, the stunning island commune includes a monastery, great halls and homes for the island’s fishermen and farmers.
Paris: The City of Light is overflowing with iconic sights. Our can’t-miss list includes the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, Champs-Élysées, the Tuileries, the Louvre and Sacré-Coeur—and that’s just the beginning.
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