France 2020 Rail and Stay

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Time to plan your France 2020 Rail and Stay Holiday. Fly in comfort to Paris and continue your journey by rail to Lyon, Marseille and Nice. Your tour includes stays at diverse cities with beautiful natural landscapes, port and river cities, pretty hilltop villages and beach. Head up the Eiffel Tower in Paris and take in the picturesque view of the “Romantic City”. Travel southwards to Lyon, a rustic city located on the banks of the Rhone and Soane Rivers. Not to be missed is the Quai Saint Antoine hosting one of France’s most beautiful markets. Time permitting, join a wine tour taking you on the Beaujolais wine route. Continue your journey to Marseilles, the oldest city in France. End your holiday in Nice on the French Riviera

At a glance

Paris 3 Nights at the Hotel Eiffel Saint Charles Hotel or similar
Lyon 2 Nights at the Lyon Ouest Hotel or similar    
Marseilles 2 Nights at the Holiday Inn Express Saint Charles or similar    
Nice 2 Nights at the De Suede Hotel or similar    
Accommodation Standard double room    
Meals Breakfast daily    
Other 2nd Class Rail travel between Paris-Lyon-Marseilles-Nice    

Highlights

Travel Tips for Paris
See the perfect view of the city from the third floor of the Eiffel Tower
Visit Disneyland Paris and release your inner child
Explore the heart of Montmartre
Eat a Baguette with your favorite filling
Visit the Notre Dame on Ile de la Cite

Travel tips for Lyon
Take a walk through the traboules, secret passageways and hidden alleys (Download the route from Google Play)
Visit the Lyon Cathedral and see the stained-glass windows dating back to the late 1300s
Admire around 100 large mural paintings on the city walls before sitting down for a traditional Lyonnaise dinner at a “Bouchon” (Typical local restaurant)
Take time for a walk along the Rue de la Republique, Lyon’s most famous shopping street

Travel tips for Marseilles
Spend time at the Old Port and its fish market
Savor the best French traditional fish soup called Bouillabaisse
Buy a 24-hour bus pass taking you around the major sites and streets
Soak up the fresh sea air on a walk along the Corniche
Book a free Marseille Tour (Tue/Wed/Thu & Fri). On this tour, you will discover the history of this 1000-year old city 

Travel tips for Nice
We have all heard about this magical city on the French Riviera. Its best-known attraction is the Promenade des Anglais; a 7 km walkway providing uninterrupted views of the azure sea and palm trees. It was named after the English aristocracy who descended on Nice to enjoy the warm climate. Continue your discovery into the Old Town. This historic part is full of restaurants, pubs and the city’s main markets. Just go and let yourself be carried away by the past, still present in the future.
Step into one of the many fish restaurants and enjoy a most delicious fresh fish meal, prepared the “French Way”

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Paris

  • Arrive in the City of Light and the world's most visited capital
  • Make your way to your hotel
  • Remainder of the day is free
Day 2

Paris (B)

  • After breakfast, have you decided on how to spend the day?
  • Will it the Eiffel Tower or the Notre Dame, or perhaps both 
  • So much to enjoy in Paris
Day 3

Paris (B)

  • Breakfast at your hotel 
  • You could book (optional) a tour to Disneyland Paris or continue your exploration of this beautiful and romantic city

Inclusions

  • Return Flights from Jo'burg on Alitalia (Specific & Limited Seats)
  • Accommodation as mentioned 
  • Meals as mentioned   
  • Rail as mentioned 

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses, meals and drinks unless otherwise specified
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Services not stated in the itinerary
  • Increases in airfares, departure & Fuel taxes

Validity

  • Valid for travel during May 2020

    Contact us for alternative Travel dates