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Luxury

Vive La France

Saint Paul de Vence to Paris
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Trip Code: EULXF12
  • Small Group Discovery
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Your Michelin Star chef

Partake in a cooking class with your very own Michelin Star chef, then sample the fruits of your labour over lunch

Chateau de Fere

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of stunning Chateau de Fere, before dinner in its gastronomic restaurant.

A Day of Champagne

Enjoy a day of Champagne tasting with a local sommelier, as you tour Reims and visit a boutique Champagne house.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 12 destinations
  • Small Group with no more than 19 other travellers
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusion in Aix-en-Provence
  • Services of an expert APT Tour Director
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping
  • 11 nights unique and authentic accommodation
  • Finest dining - a total of 20 meals

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EULXF12 2018

Saint Paul de Vence to Paris

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Upon arrival into Nice airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Saint-Paul de Vence is a postcard-perfect hilltop village home to glorious artist workshops and impressive galleries. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Saint Paul de Vence, Le Saint Paul Hotel

Nice captures perfectly the allure of the glamorous French Riviera. Enjoy a tour here, before passing by Cannes, a spectacular resort town on the Cote D'Azur. Later, arrive in Aix-en-Provence at your hotel, which was created as a genuine art gallery.

Stay: Two Nights: Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps delve into the thriving art scene of Aix-en-Provence with an exclusive behind-the-scenes visit to Paul Cezanne's studio. Alternatively, set out on a guided tour of Arles, where you may experience a sense of deja vu as its setting is often featured on a Van Gogh canvas.


Choose your sightseeing this morning. The afternoon is then yours at leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Stop at the village of Gordes for a tour. Afterwards, arrive at a traditional lavender estate in Luberon, where five generations of lavender farmers have been harvesting since 1895. Here, enjoy a picnic lunch. On your way to Saint Remy de Provence, enjoy an olive tasting. Later, arrive at your hotel. Two Nights: Saint Remy de Provence, Le Vallon de Valrugues and Spa or similar.

Stay: Two Nights: Saint Rémy de Provence, Le Vallon de Valrugues and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore the beautiful landscapes of Camargue National Reserve today. Be mesmerised by the sandy beaches, picturesque dunes and captivating marshlands. Visit a private estate within the reserve, where you will meet the caretakers of the property and enjoy an authentic equestrian show. Afterwards, return to Saint Remy de Provence.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Visit Nimes with a local expert, then continue to Avignon and visit the Palace of the Popes. On select autumn departures, travel to Chateauneuf du Pape and partake in a grape harvest experience. In Lyon this evening, head to the summit of Fourviere Hill to capture vistas over the city and enjoy exquisite fine dining.

Stay: Two Nights: Lyon, Hotel Carlton

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Partake in a special cooking class with your very own Michelin Star chef. Enter a private apartment and enjoy a class in preparing a three-course extravaganza utilising the freshest local produce. To finish, sample the fruits of your labour over lunch.


Enjoy your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Enjoy a free morning to wander one of the famous fresh food markets. Then, head into the Mercurey wine region for a visit to Chateau de Chamirey. Delight in a wine tasting and perhaps partake in a game of petanque.

Stay: Beaune, Hostellerie Le Cedre

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Arrive at your stunning chateau in Reims, set on 70 hectares, complete with its own spectacular ruins. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour, before dinner in your gastronomic restaurant.


Enjoy a tour of Beaune, then later, head to the tiny village of Vezelay, which also acts as the starting point for one of the main pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

Stay: Two Nights: Reims, Château de Fère Hotel and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a day of Champagne tasting. With a local sommelier, tour Reims and visit a boutique Champagne house.


Experience a day in the Champagne region of Reims.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Enjoy a tour of Paris. Tonight, you will be re-joined by your sommelier from Reims as you delight in a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Paris, Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Small group touring

Travelling with no more than 19 other guests, enjoy a personalised experience with more opportunities to ask questions

Away from the tourist trail

Venture away from the regular tourist trail with after hours, behind-the-scenes or exclusive access in select locations

Unique and authentic stays

Your hand-picked accommodation offers the perfect blend of luxurious, unique and authentic properties

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary