Burgundy & Provence

Uncork Your Inner Bon Vivant in Burgundy & the Provençal Countryside

Roam the mustard hills of Dijon, sample the best vintages of Burgundy, browse the cheesemongers of Lyon, and linger on the beaches of the Côte d'Azur. Taste your way through Southern France on our sample itinerary for foodies, oenophiles and art lovers!

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Together, in our detailed consultation we create the vision of your very own personalized itinerary. We determine how much time to spend in each destination, choose from our favorite hotels, arrange appropriate transportation and create unique experiences with our dynamic local guides! Relax while our team brings everything to life. Our customized travel app gives you easy access to all itinerary details, plus suggestions for your free time and some dining ideas! We seamlessly integrate technology, experience and attention to detail to create your very own custom-tailored “Trip of a Lifetime!”

OUR SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 

Journey to the Charming Walled Town of Beaune

Arrive in Paris then hop onto your TGV train to Dijon. Retrieve your rental car, or meet our driver and drive to Beaune to check into your centrally-located hotel. Free time to explore Beaune and the famous Hospices de Beaune. Restaurant suggestions provided throughout

Day 2

Celebrate Life and Sample the Finest Burgundy’s Pinot Noir

Daily breakfasts in each of your hotels. Detailed private sightseeing of the Cluny or Vézelay Abbeys, plus a full day of wine tasting through the Burgundy region, famous for its wide selection of Pinot Noir, grown at the Côte de Nuits

Day 3

Immerse Yourself in Lyon’s Rich Tradition of Hospitality

Drive to the gastronomical city of Lyon and check into your hotel. Free time to explore your neighborhood and the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière! Oh, don’t forget to savor the local specialties! The Textile Museum is well worth a visit!

Day 4

Venture to the Historic City of Avignon

Head south into Provence with time for a stop at the ancient Roman aqueduct Pont-Du-Gard. Reach Avignon to check into your hotel. Free time to explore the city and the Palais du Papes, the former residence of medieval Popes

Day 5

Savor the Beauty of Avignon

Full day to relax, continue exploring the city at your leisure, or wander the lavender fields of Gourdes and Roussillon while relishing the vintages of Provence

Day 6

Wander through the Enchanting Towns of Southern France before Arriving Les Baux

After breakfast, visit the charming towns of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and St Remy, where Van Gogh spent a year in an asylum before reaching Les Baux-de-Provence and checking into your centrally-located hotel

Day 7

Journey Back to Roman Times in Nimes and Proceed to Visit Arles

Enjoy a day trip to Nimes to visit the iconic Roman amphitheater. Continue your excursion with a stop in the impressionist city of Arles, the birthplace of many of Van Gogh’s most iconic paintings

Day 8

Enjoy the Sunshine, Beauty and Amazing Culture

Ride along to Aix-en-Provence - the hometown of the famous post-impressionist painter Cézanne for a laidback exploration of the town. Make an afternoon of shopping in designer boutiques or lounging on the beach of Saint-Tropez. Proceed to the coastal town of Antibes to check into your centrally-located hotel

Day 9

Soak up the Glamor of Southern France at Leisure

Take advantage of the Côte d'Azur’s plentiful opportunities to shop and unwind. Hit the beaches and shopping districts of Cannes and Nice, or try your luck at Monte Carlo casino in Monaco

Day 10

Discover the Wonders of Èze,Vence and Grasse

Journey inland for the day and visit the picturesque hilltop town of Èze, the medieval village of Vence and Grasse – the capital city of perfume

Day 11

Depart Nice

Transfer to Nice airport for your homebound flight.  Same-day arrival in the USA. Welcome home!

When should I go?

The ideal time is Year Round {Avoid the crowds! There are a lot of benefits to off season travel.} 

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