Day 1
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Departure

En route to France.

Included Meals: None

Day 2
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Paris

Arrive and enjoy a bus tour of the “City of Lights” before your excursion to the Château de Versailles. Enjoy a walking tour of the Jardin des Tuileries, continuing to the Place de la Concorde and the Champs Elysées. Climb the Arc de Triomphe.

Included Meals: None

Day 3
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Paris

Visit the Musée d’Orsay and/or the Musée Rodin on your way to Les Invalides. Go to the Catacombes. Have a complimentary welcome dinner and climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower to view Paris at dusk! Round out the evening with a boat cruise on the Seine.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4
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Paris

Experience the quaint Montmartre district. Visit the Basilique du Sacré Coeur and celebrate French artistry at the Place du Tertre. In the afternoon you can shop near the Opéra Garnier or visit the Père Lachaise Cemetery. Take in the city by night during your Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5
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Paris

Take the métro to the Quartier St. Michel and lunch on your own in the Quartier Latin. Afternoon visits to l’île de la Cité, Cathédrale de Notre- Dame, la Sainte Chapelle and La Conciergerie. Walking tour of l’île Saint-Louis, l’Hôtel de Ville, le Centre Pompidou and Les Halles.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6-11
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Family Stay

Take the TGV to the South of France and watch the beauty of the French Riviera unfold en route to your family stay in Toulon or Aix-en-Provence. 

Included Meals: Day 6 - Breakfast, Dinner | Days 7-11 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12
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Nîmes

Journey to Avignon and visit Le Palais des Papes before sampling la cuisine Provençale. After lunch, visit the Pont du Gard and finish in the Roman city of Nîmes, with its famous arènes. 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 13
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Nice

In the capital of the Côte d’Azur, visit the Promenade des Anglais and la Vieille Ville with its maze of narrow pedestrian streets. Sample pissaladière, socca or pain bagnat. Enjoy an Xperitas farewell dinner. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14
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Nice

Travel to medieval Èze. Visit a local parfumerie and have fun experimenting with different scents. Continue to Monaco. See the Musée Océanographique and the changing of the guards at the Palais du Prince. Ride the public elevator to the Jardin Exotique or view the Prince of Monaco's private classic car collection. Overnight in Nice.

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Day 15
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Return

Transfer to airport and return to the U.S. with lifelong memories!

Included Meals: Breakfast

What Others Are Saying

Isaac, student

France

“My favorite part of the trip was getting to experience France without being on the traditional tourist path.” 

Shiyuan, student

France

“My favorite part of my French trip was that I made so many new friends. After this trip, I felt we were like a big family.”

Madalynn, student

France

“All of the excursions that we did as a group were great ways to get to know people we otherwise wouldn’t hang out with.”