Essence of France

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Essence of France

Essence of France

12 Nights / 13 Days Chamonix - 2 Nights:

Full day excursion by Montenvers train to Montenvers site at 1913 m., Mer de Glace glacier - visit to the Ice Grotto and trip to the Aiguille du Midi by the Aiguille du Midi cable car. Lake Annecy - 1 Night: France's most beautiful and second largest lake, Le Palais De rile (the medieval prison - 12th century) converted into a museum and exposition hall, Le Château & La Cathedral St Pierre (12th & 16th century) - a mix of Renaissance gothic style, Lovers Bridge and cruise on the Lake Annecy. Lyon - 3 Nights: Enjoy the Lyon city boats - daily cruises on the SaOne and Rhone, the funicular ride to the top of the Fourviere hill, the old Fourviere Roman theatres, the of Renaissance area of Vieux Lyon, Saint Jean Cathedral, the Palais de Justice, city's leading buildings in the Presqu'ile area including Ainay Abbey, HOtelDieu, Celestins Theatre, Printing Museum, Beaux Arts Gallery, St Nizier Church, HOtel de Ville and the Opera House. Guided tour of the Wine Museum. Nice - 3 Nights: Full day excursion of French Riviera - the village of Eze, the artisan shops, visit to the Fragonard Perfumery, Monaco - the changing of the Palace Guard at the Prince's Palace, the Neo-Romanesque cathedral, the Palace and a drive along the Formula One race circuit, stroll around Monte-Carlo with its Casino, superb hotels and beautiful gardens and the Princess Grace Memorial. Nice - Paris: TGV Train 1 Nights: Paris Tour Cityrama - the Place des Pyramides to the Opera, Place Vendome, Concorde Square, Paris - - Champs-Elyse Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Orsay Museum, The Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sorbonne, Pantheon Church and the Hotel Saint-Germain-des-Pres. TOUR INCLUDES .12 Nights accommodation with breakfast

• Sightseeing as stated in the program by private car with English speaking local guide

• One way station transfer in Chamonix

• One way airport transfer in Paris.