BEST OF FRANCE

Chamonix, Nice & Paris
8 nights/9 days

Highlights

03 nights Chamonix

03 nights Paris

02 nights Nice

08 breakfasts

Arrival transfer in Chamonix on SIC basis

Excursion to Aiguille du midi

Paris City Tour with 3 Stops

Paris to Nice 2nd class Train ticket

Nice City Tour

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive Geneva - Chamonix

    Arrive Geneva. On arrival at Geneva airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Chamonix. Evening is free to enjoy your time at the Casino on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 2: Chamonix

    After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a mountain excursion to Aiguille du Midi, a rocky peak close to Mont Blanc with snow year-round, you’ll reach the summit in just 20 minutes by a two-stage cable car. The panoramic views of the Chamonix Valley and the French, Swiss and Italian Alps are spectacular! In the direction of the Swiss Alps, on a clear day it’s also possible to see the Mattherhorn, Toblerone chocolate’s famous trademark mountain. There are many terraces and balconies up at the Aiguille du Midi where you can enjoy views of the magnificent mountain ranges and watch skiers zooming down towards the glacier. There’s also a cafe at the summit where you can have a hot chocolate and perhaps enjoy a light snack (at your own expense). Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 3: Chamonix

    Breakfast at the hotel. Day free to explore the town of Chamonix on your own or we recommend you take the comfortable electric railway to Montenvers, a vantage point with fine views of the Mer de Glace. This magnificent glacier is four miles (seven kilometers) long and averages just under a mile wide. You’ll be riding the charming little red train that has been transferring passengers to the Montenvers site and the world-famous Mer de Glace glacier since 1908. Surrounded by the impressive summits of Les Drus, Les Grandes Jorasses and Les Grands Charmoz, the Montenvers site is the perfect place to learn about the largest French glacier and about nature in the Alps. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 4: Chamonix - Geneva - Paris

    This morning after breakfast, proceed on your own to Geneva airport for your flight to Paris. Arrive into Paris, the vibrant city famous for its museums and monuments. Transfer on own to your hotel. Evening is at leisure or choose the option of an evening at the world renowned Lido Show – Enjoy an unforgettable evening at the world renowned Lido de Paris, accompanied with half a bottle of champagne during the show and be seized by the unique Parisian spirit. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Paris

    This morning after breakfast at the hotel, discover Paris. This tour will take you around all the main monuments of Paris. First discover the Louvre Museum, then pass by the Island of the City and see the famous Cathedral of Notre Dame. We continue to the prestigious Sorbonne University and the Pantheon. St. Germains des Pres and the Orsay Museum will also be part of the itinerary. Of course this tour would not be complete without a ride down the Champs Elysees and up to the Arc de Triumph. The Eiffel Tower will be the next famous sight and the last part of this small journey will include the Invalids, Place de la Concorde, the Madeleine and the Opera. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 6: Paris

    Breakfast at the hotel. Day free for shopping at one of the famous store in Paris- Galeries Lafayette – Considered as the “Department Store Capital of Fashion”, Galeries Lafayette’s flagship store on boulevard Haussmann offers an incomparable selection of the most prestigious names in fashion, perfumes & cosmetics, accessories, lingerie, interior décor, toys, lifestyle goods and much more. It has become a top tourist attraction for its unique architecture, notable the famous “coupola”, and its choice of the very latest French and international fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Cartier, Celine, etc…. and stands now as an absolute shopping reference all over the world or take the option of having a fun filled day with a visit to Paris Disneyland by re-living your childhood fantasies. The one day pass to Disneyland includes transfers and return on board a luxury motor coach from your hotel in Paris to Disneyland Paris and admission ticket for Walt Disney Studios Park and the Disneyland Park. On stepping through the Walt Disney Studios Gates, let your imagination soar and immerse yourself in the never-ending, always fascinating world of movies and television. On entering the Disneyland Theme Parks, an enchanting kingdom filled with fun, fantasy and discovery will open before your eyes, a world of make-believe characters, shows and attractions. Whichever park you visit, discover the most magical place on earth inspired by the most magical dream of all: yours. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 7: Paris - Nice

    After breakfast at the hotel, make your own way to the train station to board your train for Nice. Arrive Nice. Nice, on the French Riviera has been a popular coastal tourist destination for centuries. The site of an impressive Roman amphitheatre, this ancient city has been inhabited for 400,000 years and today it still retains the medieval ‘vieille ville’ (old town) feel, with narrow, windy streets, bordered by terraced red-tile roof buildings which today house boutiques, restaurants and food shops. Upon arrival into Nice, transfer to your hotel on your own. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 8: Nice

    After breakfast at the hotel, discover the history and culture of Nice with a half day city tour. The tour begins with a visit to Castle Hill where the Greeks first arrived where you can admire a breathtaking view of the old town and the port. Then it’s onto Cimiez where you will have the possibility to visit either the Chagall or Matisse Museum (entrances not included), as well as the Fransciscan monastery, Queen Victoria’s Winter Palace and the roman ruins located within a beautiful mediterranean garden. The Russian Church will be our next stop and is indeed very surprising, as this is the biggest Russian Church built outside Russia under the last Tsar Nicolas II. After passing by ‘La Promenade des Anglais’, the tour will end in the beautiful old town of Nice with its restaurants, cafes and the famous flower market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 9: Depart Nice

    After breakfast at the hotel, proceed on your own to the airport for your flight back home or onward destination.

Pricing

PARTICULARS PER PERSON COST (EURO)
3* 4*
Single occupancy 1994 2303
Per person on double / Twin sharing 1252 1409
Per person on triple sharing 1050 1134
Child with bed 788 872
Child without bed sharing parents bed 564 627

Inclusions

  • 03 nights hotel accommodation in Chamonix

  • 03 nights hotel accommodation in Paris

  • 02 nights hotel accommodation in Nice

  • 08 breakfasts at the hotel

  • Arrival transfer in Chamonix on SIC basis

  • Excursion to Aiguille du midi

  • Paris City tour with 3 stops

  • Paris to Nice 2nd class Train ticket

  • Nice City Tour

Exclusions

  • International Airfare with Airport Taxes

  • Visa cost

  • Medical Insurance

  • Any meals not specified above

  • Any items of personal nature such as tips, Porterages, laundry, telephone bills, minibar, etc

  • Anything not mentioned in the Includes section.

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