Provence and the French Côte d’Azur conjure visions of sunny olive groves, lavender fields, and the vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône. Settle in Avignon and begin your exploration with a visit to the Palace of the Popes and a cruise on the Rhône. Continue on to see Arles and its Roman amphitheater, the hilltop village of Les Baux, and St. Remy where Van Gogh once lived. Visit Châteauneuf-du-Pape, known for its superb wine. Encounter the ingenious Pont du Gard, the three-level Roman aqueduct.
On the drive to Nice, discover the town of Aix-en-Provence. Explore Nice, including the Chagall Museum. Discover glamorous Monaco, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, and the exquisite Villa de Rothschild. Local guides and expert speakers provide fascinating insights during included excursions and lectures.
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Trip Name: Provence & the French Riviera
Date: Oct. 12–22, 2017