11-Nights Ultimate Southern France from $9,109

Luxury Gold

OFFER ID 1463567

Ultimate Southern France - 2023 2024
Relax and unwind on a guided tour that takes you from Monaco to France. Cruise to spectacular Saint-Tropez, where a Local Expert will guide you along the coastal town’s ancient walls for unparalleled views of its medieval towers. Step inside the Aix-En-Provence Cathedral, a national treasure and religious landmark. Slide into the passenger’s seat of a vintage car and be chauffeured through the countryside to an acclaimed winery for a private tour. Watch as lights dance across a limestone quarry at the Carrières de Lumières show. In Avignon, indulge in a dinner at the Michelin-starred La Vieille Fontaine. Learn about Bordeaux's unique history from a Local Expert or take a guided bike ride to learn about the city’s sustainability efforts.


Dining Summary

  • 4 Dinner (D)
  • 11 Breakfast (B)
  • 4 Lunch (L)
Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Chateau La Coste: On this MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience sample the estate’s organic wines and visit their one-of-a-kind contemporary wine cellar.  In 2009, the wines of Chteau La Coste were labeled "Organic Agriculture", a label which recognizes respect for the land as well as the methods, in perfect harmony with nature.
  • Chateau La Coste: Join a Local Expert for a relaxed walk among olive groves and woods to discover the installations created by the best modern artists and architects.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Bordeaux: Take a relaxing bike tour around the City of Bordeaux. Enjoy a beautiful loop of the Garonne river, pass through the Chartrons district and stop in the picturesque park Jardin Public. See the Palais Gallien and the grand shopping centrer, Glace des Grands Hommes.
  • Bordeaux: Join a Local Expert to discover the best sights in Bordeaux. See the beautiful Gothic cathedral, the famous Water Mirror, the stunning neoclassic theatre and the modern architecture of the Cité du Vin.
Additional Included Highlights
  • : You will be escorted by one of our fine Travel Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • : Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
  • : At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • : Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • : Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • : Complimentary airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.
Exceptional Dining
  • Aix-en-Provence: At your fun cooking class learn how to make a seasonal and classic French dessert.
  • Cassis: Indulge in a divine seafood dinner in the charming fishing village of Cassis.
  • Cavaillon: Visit the acclaimed winery, Domaine de la Citadelle, for a tour of its grounds and a picnic lunch. Savour a selection of Provençal favourites paired with local wine.
  • Avignon: Indulge in a superb dinner at the Michelin-starred La Vieille Fontaine. The elegant Provençal restaurant serves modern cuisine for a gourmet affair to remember.
  • Bordeaux: Conclude your journey with a superb dining experience at the historic Chteau du Ferrand, where you toast to your travels during your Celebration Dinner. Learn how the estate is working towards a more environmental future by using organic fertilizers, protecting local fauna and harvesting by hand.
Journey Highlights
  • Monaco City: Join your Travel Concierge for guided sightseeing of glamourous Monaco. See the Grand Prix circuit – famous for hosting the annual Formula One Monaco Grand Prix – explore the old town, and admire the Royal Palace where the Grimaldi family lives. Wander along the yacht-filled harbour and see the cathedral, which houses the tombs of the late Prince Rainier and Princess Grace.
  • Nice: Join a Local Expert to take a walk through the charming streets of Old Nice and see the Opera, the antique market, and the St. Reparate Cathedral.
  • French Riviera: Join a Local Expert to visit the opulent Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild and its gardens. Built by the passionate art collector Madame Ephrussi, she gathered the best from each era including delicate pieces of furniture once belonging to Marie Antoinette.
  • Saint-Tropez: Take in the best of Saint-Tropez as a Local Expert guides you through the remains of the ancient landmark Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption and its colourful bell tower. Afterward, taste the local Saint-Tropez tart pastry in the bakery where it was first created in the 1950s.
  • Cassis: Board your private cruise through the Calanques National Park to admire the towering limestone cliffs and the long, narrow and deep fjord-like inlets.
  • Lourmarin: Visit the tree lined avenues of Lourmarin and explore the lively market featuring crafts, clothing and local delicacies.
  • Provence: Take a seat in your chauffeured Citroen 2CV and embark on a drive through the hilly countryside passing fields of lavender.
  • Les Baux-de-Provence: See the fantastic light and sound show in an abandoned limestone...


11 nights from $9,109 per person

Exclusive Promotion: EXTENDED! Save Up to $3,156 Per Couple on Small Group Journeys

Valid for new bookings deposited January 1, 2024 – March 31, 2024 for travel from May 4, 2024 – September 28, 2024

*Only one departure date per trip is on sale. Discount may already be included in the displayed price. Promotion may not be combinable with any other offers, promotions, or discounts, and is subject to availability and airline booking guidelines. Other restrictions may apply.

Itinerary
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Featured Destinations
Monte Carlo
Aix-en-Provence
Avignon
Carcassonne
Bordeaux

Vacation Details

Valid Date Ranges
05/05/2024 - 05/16/2024
from $9,235 per person
05/19/2024 - 05/30/2024
from $9,109 per person
06/02/2024 - 06/13/2024
from $9,398 per person
06/16/2024 - 06/27/2024
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06/23/2024 - 07/04/2024
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07/21/2024 - 08/01/2024
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07/28/2024 - 08/08/2024
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08/11/2024 - 08/22/2024
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08/25/2024 - 09/05/2024
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09/08/2024 - 09/19/2024
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09/15/2024 - 09/26/2024
from $9,109 per person


* This departure has been designated a guaranteed departure by the operator, meaning that the minimum number of guests has been met, although still subject to weather and other conditions.
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11 Nights
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Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability and change without notice. Prices reflect land only accommodations, airfare is additional. Blackout dates/seasonal supplements may apply. Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Itinerary and map subject to change. 

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