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The French Riveria Cote D’azur

Travel Date(s) - 07/09/2019 - 16/09/2019
Price: £1120.00
Single Supplement: £219.00

Our holiday to France this year takes us South to the popular coastline of the Cote D’Azur or as it is often known The French Riveria which stretches from the Ital.ian Border to St Tropez. It is said it’s the playground of the rich and has striking coastal scenery with secluded mansions on cliff tops overlooking the Mediterranean. Our hotle the Van Der Valk is situated in Saint Aygulf which has a prime location beside the beach close to Frejus, Saint Raphael, Cannes and St Tropez. It has 85 bedrooms with excellent restaurant, bar and garden terrace, in an area that is known for its favorable climate, perfect for the growing of citrus fruits.

Itinerary
  • Day 1 - After our home pick up we join our coach and travel South with refreshment stops to Folkstone for our Eurotunnel crossing to Calais. We then continue South through Northern France to Reims and The Campanile Hotel for dinner and the night.
  • Day 2 - After breakfast we leave our hotel and travel through the champagne region of France past Troyes and Dijon and join the Autoroute Du Soleil to Bourg En Bresse and the Mercure Hotel for dinner and an overnight stay
  • Day 3 - Today after breakfast we continue South into the Provence reigon, then East to our resort hotel at Saint Aygulf for a stay of 5 nights where we can relax and take it easy before dinner
  • Day 4 - A day at leisure. Here you can stroll along the promenade or around the harbour enjoy the beach or garden terrace at the hotel
  • Day 5 - A day tour along the wonderful coastline towards Nice and Monte Carlo passing the impressive marinas and harbours on the way
  • Day 6 - Our tour today takes us to Aix En Provence and old Roman spa town that dates back to 123 bc. Here there are many magnificent buildings and fountains including the thermal springs and spa. We allow plenty of time to look around this fascinating city
  • Day 7 - A full day tour today first of all taking us to Cannes, famous for its film festival then our mountain drive to Grasse where we arrange a visit to the Fragonard Perfume Factory and shop. Later we drive to St Paul De Vence one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera with fantastic views amidst magnificent scenery. Here we can relax before a circular tour back to our hotel
  • Day 8 - Today we leave our hotel and depart St Agulf driving North to Bourg En Brasse for dinner and an overnight stay
  • Day 9 - After breakfast we leave the hotel and journey back into the Champagne region to Reims to our hotel for dinner and our final overnight stay
  • Day 10 - Our final day sees us departing Reims and onto Calais for our Erotunnel crossing to England making our way North, we arrive for our door to door service home mid evening
  • PLEASE NOTE - We advise a small bag for overnight stays. The currency in France is the Euro. A passport and EHIC card is required for this holiday.
Holiday Includes
  • Door to door pick up and return
  • All coach travel as listed
  • Return crossing on board Eurotunnel
  • Overnight accommodation out and return at the Campanile Reims Cntr Cathedral and the Mercure Bourg en Bresse
  • 3 course evening dinner and continental buffet breakfast
  • 5 nights accommodation at the Van Der Valk Hotel St Aygulf
  • Hot & cold buffet breakfast & 3 course evening meal (set menu on the day of arrival) for remainder of stay guests can go as individuals and choose from 'Menu of the day' (3 choices per course)
  • All tolls and tourist taxes
  • Services of our experienced crew
Facilities
  • All rooms en-suite

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