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France...

  Here is a sample of a comprehensive tour of France...

WINE AND GOURMET   
23 DAYS

Day 1: PARIS
Arrive Paris, France. Meet, assist and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: PARIS
Morning city sightseeing tour of Paris. Afternoon at leisure for optional touring. You may wish to go to Versailles or visit  the famous Louvre Museum.

Day 3: PARIS-MONTBAZON
Take delivery of your self drive car or meet with your chauffeur.
Start your tour of the most famous French vineyards and beautiful countryside traveling from renowned chateaux hotels to charming countryside inns. See Chartres Cathedral with its superb 12th-century stained glass windows... the exquisite three dimensional gardens of Villandry...Langeais, with its unique collection of 15th century tapestries, graceful Azay-le-Rideau, and medieval Chinon.

Day 4: THE CHATEAUX COUNTRY
Visit the Vouvray vineyards, Amboise, still property of the former French royal family, feudal Chaumont, Chambord, largest and most impressive of the Loire castles, and Blois, whose classic architecture covers three centuries.

Day 5: MONTBAZON-PESSAC
Drive to Limoges, world famous for its porcelain and ceramic museum, Les Eyzies; prehistoric cave drawings. Along the lovely Dordogne River through the region of Perigord, land of truffles and heavenly "foies gras," to the vineyards of St. Emilion, Pomerol, Graves de Vayres and Entre-Deux-Mers.

Day 6: THE BORDEAUX REGION
This day is devoted to visiting the famed medoc, Graves, and Sauternes vineyards on the left bank of the Gironde. Visit the impressive cellars of Chateau Margaux, the Chateau Mouton-Rothschild with its unique wine museum.

Day 7: PESSAC-TOULOUSE
Drive along the majestic Garonne River to Moissic and to the pink city of Toulouse.

Day 8: TOULOUSE-CARCASSONE
Tour the city, then continue to the 12th century walled city of Carcassone.

Day 9: CARCASSONE-VILLENEUVE-LES-AVIGNON
Day 10: THE PROVENCE REGION
Day 11: VILLENEUVE-LES AVIGNON-JUAN-LES-PINS
Day 12, 13, 14: THE FRENCE RIVIERA
Day 15: JUAN-LES-PINS - CONDRIEU
Day 16: CONDRIEU-BEAUNE
Day 17: THE BURGUNDY REGION
Day 18: BEAUNE-COLMAR
Day 19: COLMAR-STRASBOURG
Day 20: STRSBOURG-CHAMPILLON
Day 21: CHAMPILLON-PARIS
Day 22: PARIS
Day 23: Return your self drive car to the airport, or transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Due to space limitations we have not provided all the details for this tour, if you are interested, pleases contact us and we will send it.

Information:

This is a suggested itinerary only. Rates would be based on category of hotel, number of people traveling together, self drive car category or chauffeur driver, season of travel and included sightseeing stops.

PLEASE INQUIRE FOR YOUR SPECIAL TOUR!

 

What Else!

Other suggested itinerary routes include:
Paris and The Chateaux of the Loire, 9 days
Paris, Champagne and Burgundy, 9 days
Paris, Normandy and Chateaux Country, 9 days
Paris to the Riviera, 15 days
Art and Treasure Tour, 15 days
Paris, Loire, Burgundy and the Riviera, 15 days

 

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