DISCOVER

THE FRENCH RIVIERA

April 16 - 24, 2015

9 days / 8 nights

$3699

Single supplement $750


I T I N E R A R Y

Day 1 - INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/ WILMINGTON                          

Following departures drive to Philadelphia Airport to board your overnight flight to France. The fabulous French Riviera awaits you, complete with elegant coastal resorts, superb dining, fascinating museums and shopping.   Dinner in flight


Day 2 - NICE/FRENCH RIVIERA                         `                                   

On arrival in Nice, transfer to your hotel - you only have to unpack once! The stunning Mediterranean city of Nice is a seaside paradise with over 300 days of sunshine a year. This evening join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner featuring French cuisine artfully presented.

HOLIDAY INN NICE   Meals:D

A marvelous vacation that takes you to Nice, the Flower Market, St. Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the Rothschild Villa and Gardens, Antibes, Monaco, Grasse and much more. Stay 7 nights at the same hotel in Nice!   

Day 5 - MONACO                                             

A tour of Monaco will show you the famous Casino, the Place de Armes, Prince’s’ Palace, Avenue de Beaux Arts and the Cathedral of Monaco, where Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace are buried. A highlight is your visit to the fascinating Oceanographic Museum founded in 1910 by Prince Albert I, who personally collected many of the marine artifacts on display. The museum building is a masterpiece of architecture.  Meals:B,D

HOLIDAY INN NICE 

Day 4 - ANTIBES/ST PAUL DE VENCE                                                 

Travel this morning to charming Antibes to enjoy the typical Provencal market and to explore this ancient port town. Next is St. Paul de Vence, situated atop a hill overlooking the lovely countryside. This walled medieval town is filled with historic buildings, hidden alleyways, fabulous restaurants and many specialty shops. As you explore, soak in its distinctive light said to have inspired Matisse, Chagall and many other artists.  Meals:B,D

HOLIDAY INN NICE

Day 3 - ST. JEAN-CAP-FERRAT                          Your day begins with a tour of Nice including a visit to the local flower market and to the seafront Promenade de Anglais, the town’s center of activity. We’ll travel the coastline to St. Jean-Cap-Ferrat, called the crown of the French Riviera, where you visit the impressive Rothschild Villa and Garden. This seaside palazzo overlooks the Mediterranean and boasts seven themed gardens. Meals:B

HOLIDAY INN NICE

Day 9 - NICE/PHILADELPHIA                                                                            

Morning departure for the local airport for your return flights to Philadelphia where transportation will be waiting to return you to Wilmington, Newark and Independence.    Meals in flight

Day 8 - GRASSE/GOURDON                                     Learn the secrets of perfume making with a tour of the Fragonard Parfumerie in Grasse, where fragrant formulations have been prepared since 1782. Visit the new museum dedicated to the artist Fragonard and the Museum of Provencal Costume. Then we’ll follow the road high above the Loup River Gorge to Gourdon for an unparalleled panoramic view. This evening join your travelling companions for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable journey.   Meals:B,D

HOLIDAY INN NICE

Day 7 - FREJUS                                                     Travel to the town of Frejus, once a site of a major naval port established by Julius Caesar in 49 B.C. See the remains of the Roman Theatre, amphitheatre and aqueduct. Then, time to discover this historic location on your own before returning to Nice, where you can catch up on any last minute shopping.  Meals:B

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Day 6 - A DAY AT LEISURE                                                                                 

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore romantic Nice on your own. Stroll by the shore, linger in an elegant café or peruse the local shops… the choice is yours. Or you can purchase an optional excursion to St. Tropez and the popular resort town of Cannes, complete with a delightful cruise around the yacht filled bay.   Meals:B

HOLIDAY INN NICE

TOUR INCLUSIONS: Roundtrip transportation to Philadelphia Airport * roundtrip air

PHL/NICE-NICE/PHL * accommodations for 7 nights at the Holiday Inn in Nice *
meals include breakfast daily and 4 dinners * sightseeing as per itinerary * luggage handling at hotel * services of a Collette Tour Director * services of  an accompanying 4 Seasons Tour Director with a minimum of 15 passengers * 

NOT INCLUDED: gratuities for local guides and Collette Tour Director, travel insurance, some beverages with included meals * passport fee * 

Conditions: A deposit of $250 is due with each reservation. Final payment is due February 1, 2015.


Insurance must be purchased at time of deposit at a cost of $260 per person. With insurance you may cancel for any reason right up until the day prior to departure. Without insurance deposits are non-refundable after November 10, 2014 and cancellation fees apply beginning 60 days prior to departure. 


The day tours included in the tour do require average physical activity. You should be able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances.

 A PASSPORT VALID FOR 6 MONTHS AFTER YOUR RETURN IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR.


Responsibility: B & B Travel Inc. d/b/a 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as agent for suppliers in arranging transportation, accommodations and all services included in this tour. 4 Seasons Tours and Travel is not liable for loss, damage, injury or expense caused by delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service or for any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by negligence of any company or person. No refunds for any unused portion of the tour.