French Sampler Globus

French Sampler

The beauty of France varies from place to place. The French Sampler tour gives a wonderful overview of everything French. On this tour you will visit in Paris, Beaune, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Nice and Monte Carlo, Monaco. Explore the enchanting history of Paris. Stroll the quaint towns in Provence. Sip wine in Burgundy and create your own fragrance in Eze.

The 8 day French Sampler tour from Globus Tours is a new benchmark in just how good a French travel tour can be. You'll experience the city life, country atmosphere and latch on to the cosmopolitan atmosphere that has shaped this country for decades. Enjoy French food, the night lights in Paris and all the beautiful landscapes that you will encounter on your 8 day French Sampler tour from Globus Tours.


8 Daysfr. $2,321

  • Guided sightseeing tour of Paris with a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Visit the Versailles Palace and Gardens
  • Burgundy wine tasting at Marché aux Vins wine cellar in Beaune
  • Take pictures of the Roman aqueduct in Pont du Gard
  • Walking tour of Avignon with the opportunity to take pictures of the Palace of the Popes
  • Walking tour in Aix-en-Provence
  • A guided walking tour of St.Paul de Vence
  • Drive along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice
  • Drive along the Basse and Moyenne Corniches in the French Riviera
  • Visit a perfume factory in Eze and create your own fragrance
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Full buffet breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 3 three-course dinners with wine, including a special welcome dinner in Paris and a special farewell dinner in Èze
  • Mercure Paris Montmartre Sacre Coeur Hotel in Paris (2 nights)
  • Najeti Hotel de la Poste in Beaune (1 night)
  • Renaissance Hotel in Aix-en-Provence (2 nights)
  • Marriott Riviera La Porte de Monaco Hotel in Monte Carlo (2 nights)

ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE

Paris, France

Welcome to Paris! At 5:30 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at one of Paris’ lively restaurants.

Dinner

HOTEL MERCURE PARIS MONTMARTRE SACRE COEUR

PARIS

Paris, France

Sightseeing with a Local Guide features Paris’ main sights like the Arc de Triomphe, Opéra, Madeleine, Louvre, Champs-Elysées, and a visit to magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral with its Rose Window. To make the most of your stay, optional excursions are available.

Breakfast

HOTEL MERCURE PARIS MONTMARTRE SACRE COEUR

PARIS–VERSAILLES–BEAUNE

Versailles, France

A short drive brings you to Versailles, where a guided visit to the impressive Palace and Gardens has been included.

Beaune, France

Continue along the Route du Soleil and enjoy views of châteaux before entering the Burgundy vineyards. Arrive in Beaune, wine capital of the region, and enjoy a wine tasting at the renowned Marché aux Vins wine cellar. Time to stroll around in this pretty town. See the Notre Dame Baslica and visit the famous Hotel-Dieu, which was originally built as a hospital for the poor.

Breakfast

NAJETI HOTEL DE LA POSTE

BEAUNE–PONT DU GARD–AVIGNON–AIX-EN-PROVENCE

Pont du Gard, France

Leave Burgundy and enter the Provence. At Pont du Gard, marvel at the largest remaining Roman aqueduct in France, a monumental feat of engineering completed in 19 BC. Avignon, a walled town on the Rhône River, became the residence of the popes in the 14th century. During your walking tour, take pictures of the magnificent Palace of the Popes and the famous bridge, and browse through the colorful shops that sell traditional products made in Provence, like cloth, honey, herbs, and nougat candy.

Aix-en-Provence, France

Next we will depart for the pleasant town of Aix-en-Provence where we will overnight.

Breakfast, Dinner

GRAND HOTEL ROI RENÉ

AIX-EN-PROVENCE

Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence is one of France’s most elegant cities; it was the birthplace of painter Cézanne, and has always attracted artists from around the world. Join your Tour Director for a pleasant walk to the market square. Wander through the maze of small streets and along shaded Cours Mirabeau. Balance of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast

GRAND HOTEL ROI RENÉ

AIX-EN-PROVENCE–ST. PAUL DE VENCE–NICE–MONTE CARLO, MONACO

Vence, France

Visit the picturesque hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence, one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera. Marvel at the many art galleries and little shops, and try out a glass of the local pastis.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Then, turn to the glittering Mediterranean Sea and arrive in Nice, “Queen of the Riviera.” Drive along the famous Promenade des Anglais and continue along the scenic Basse Corniche to the tiny Principality of Monaco, built on a rocky peninsula and famed for its nightlife. Later, you may wish to join an optional excursion to see the palace and royal church of Monaco town, have dinner, and try your luck at the Monte Carlo casino.

Breakfast

MARRIOTT RIVIERA LA PORTE DE MONACO

MONTE CARLO - EXCURSION TO ÈZE, FRANCE

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Enjoy a morning at leisure to dabble in the blue Mediterranean Sea.

Eze, France

Later in the afternoon, a scenic drive along the Moyenne Corniche with spectacular views brings you to Èze, where a unique highlight awaits: visit the famous Fragonard perfume factory and create your own fragrance.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Return to Monte Carlo and enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate the success of your trip.

Breakfast, Dinner

MARRIOTT RIVIERA LA PORTE DE MONACO

MONTE CARLO

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. The nearest airport is Nice.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Sep 08, 2019 – Wait-list
$2,639.00
Sun, Sep 15, 2019 – Wait-list
$2,639.00
Sun, Sep 29, 2019
$2,589.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Single room supplement: $850 No triple room reduction.
  • Extra nights per person in Paris: In single room $202-$427 In twin $103-$216 In triple $136-$286
  • Extra nights per person in Monte Carlo: In single room $266-$323 In twin room $143-$172 In triple room $102-$121

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
  • For complete terms and conditions please visit the Globus Terms & Conditions for more information.
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