French Combo – Culinary & Social Studies

Below you’ll find an approximate itinerary for the French Trip we offer. Please contact us if you’re interested in taking your group on this trip.

Nice-seafrontDay 1

- Arrive in Nice in the early afternoon
- Check in to hotel
- Spend the evening at your leisure

43180423_d486a8bc10_bDay 2

- Travel to Monaco and Monte Carlo
- Take a tour of Monaco
- Visit the French Riviera and see the beautiful coastline
- Travel to Eze and visit the Galimard Parfume Museum, founded in 1747
- Evening stroll along the beach promenade in Nice

7462128318_a681601221_bDay 3

- Depart for Avignon
- Visit the Moulin a Huile in Opio, which has been making olive oil since 1848
- Travel to Aix-En-Provence and enjoy a lunch at Atelier des Chefs

3383203271_22423c61e8_bDay 4

- Visit Pont du Gard, a masterpiece of ancient architecture
- Visit the world renowned Perrier Water Factory
- A visit to the salt ponds in Aigues-Mortes
- Free time to relax in the evening

674667259_c243e836ba_bDay 5

- A walking tour of Avignon
- Visit the Palais de Papes and other famous sites that date back to the Roman Empire
- Spend the afternoon and evening at your leisure

7790605214_7e650257b4_bDay 6

- Depart for Montlimar in the Loire Valley
- Visit the Arnaud Soubeyran Nougat Factory and Museum
- Travel to Clermont-Ferrand for lunch
- Travel on to Blois and settle in for an evening at your leisure

2783086924_e44ab98014_oDay 7

- Self-guided walking tour through Chateau de Blois
- Travel to Chenonceau for a lunch at the Chateau de Chenonceau
- Afternoon walking tour of the Chateau
- Return to Blois

382400315_3f97df6e6d_bDay 8

- Leave early for Livarot for a visit of the cheese factory there
- Travel on to Saint-Julien-le-Fau for lunch at La Puce a L’Orreille
- Travel to Juno beach for a guided tour of Juno Park
- Spend the evening settling in to Bayeux

12006617396_c50fc9e7a0_bDay 9

- Travel along the beaches of Normandy
- Visit Mont. St. Michel and have lunch at a creperie
- Take a self-guided tour of the Mont. St. Michel Abbey
- Evening at your leisure in Bayeux

130965312_b5a35cdf72_bDay 10

- Travel to Meulan
- Visit the Cacao Berry Chocolate Factory, the world’s leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products
- Travel on to Paris, to spend your afternoon and evening at your leisure

164618366_c325cb1928_oDay 11

- Whirlwind walking tour of Paris, starting from the Notre Dame and stopping by at the Latin Quarter, Ile-de-la-CafĂ©, the Palais Royale, Haussmann’s Renovations, the Tuileries Gardens, Les Invalides, and much more!
- Wind up the tour with the Place de la Concorde, Sacre Coeur, and Montmartre
- Visit the Eiffel Tower
- Enjoy dinner in Rue Montorguiel

2808155405_9c0441dff2_bDay 12

- Leave very early in the morning for a visit to Rungis, the world’s largest food market, for breakfast
- Go on a guided tour of the Louvre Museum
- After lunch, enjoy free time in the Montmartre District
- Enjoy your last evening in France at your leisure

6343619551_d1dd514bd6_bDay 13

- Fly from Paris to Frankfurt
- Fly from Frankfurt to Vancouver
- Welcome home!