Fall In Love With France: A Perfect 10-Day Tour For Family
Stroll through the gilded halls of Versailles and indulge in the exquisite flavors of Parisian chocolates. Make scones in sample wines in Montmartre. This 10-day family tour of France immerses you in charismatic art, fascinating culture, and outstanding culinary experiences that both adults and kids will love.
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On arrival at the airport, your private guide will drive you to your hotel. Later, spend the day at leisure, exploring the romantic streets of Paris and grabbing a coffee from one of the famous boulangeries. Then, head to the Louvre Museum. Return to your hotel and Have a french style dinner, offering the succulent flavors of traditional Parisian dishes.
Day 2: Enjoy a Food-& Wine Tasting Tour
After breakfast, your guide will escort you into the Le Marais district for a flavorful exploration of one of the citys best. Wander the streets adorned with chic boutique shops and designer hotels, dramatic art galleries, and delectable cafes, and enjoy a variety of french cuisine.
Then head to the home of Victor Hugo and the Place des Vosges, the oldest plaza in the city, belonging to the 18th century. In the evening, visit the neighborhood of Montmartre, and discover the splendors of three mesmerizing French wines. Return to your hotel for dinner.
Day 3: Explore Notre Dame and more
Begin the day with a tour of Notre Dame Cathedral, founded in the 12th century under the reign of King Louis IX. Then, continue to the Chocolate Museum to discover the history of chocolates long journey from the rainforest in South America to the famous confectioneries of Paris. Join the workshop where you can become chocolatiers harvesting and shaping the cacao into your perfect candy. Your private chef teaches you how to properly temper the chocolate to create consistency while slowly adding your preferred flavors, such as orange citrus, marshmallows, or pralines. After the sweet ending, head to the hotel.
Day 4: Fly to Toulouse
Catch an hour's flight to Toulouse and spend the day exploring Toulouse, known for its vibrant culture and rich history. Start by visiting the Basilique Saint-Sernin, a beautiful Romanesque church that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, head to the Capitole de Toulouse, the city's town hall, for a guided tour. In the afternoon, visit the Muse des Augustins, a museum that houses a collection of paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present day. In the evening, attend a Christmas market or enjoy a festive dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 5: Drive to Montrejeau
Hop on an hour's drive to Montrejeau, a charming town in the Pyrenees Mountains. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and take some time to relax and unwind. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 6: Explore Pyrenees Mountains
Spend the day exploring the beauty of the Pyrenees Mountains. Take a hike through the stunning landscape on a guided tour to learn more about the region's history and culture. In the afternoon, visit the Abbaye de Saint-P-de-Sore, a beautiful Romanesque abbey that is a popular tourist attraction. Return to your accommodation in Toulouse.
Day 7: Explore the city of Carcassonne
Take a day trip to the nearby city of Carcassonne, known for its well-preserved medieval fortifications. Explore the Castles of Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and take a walk through the charming streets of the old town. In the evening, enjoy a traditional French dinner at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel for dinner.
Day 8: Discover Lourdes
Head to the nearby town of Lourdes, known for its religious significance and beautiful surroundings. Take a tour of the Basilique de Notre Dame de Lourdes and visit the Grotte de Massabielle, a cave where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared. In the afternoon, take a walk through the town's charming streets and enjoy a festive lunch at a local restaurant.
Day 9: Return to Paris
Fly back to Paris. Visit the Palace of Versailles, the Eiffel Tower, and The Avenue des Champs-lyses. Enjoy a traditional French dinner at a local restaurant in the evening before checking in at your hotel.
Day 10: Departure
After a splendid family vacation, prepare to fly back home. Your private guide will drop you at the airport for your international flight.