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Pop Up French Experience

18 Days  |  Departing Friday 27th April 2018 and returning Monday 14th May 2018

Prices & Options

Choose your Room:

$2,100.00 deposit payable

Progress Payment: $2940.00 by 29 Dec 2017
Final Payment: $3359.00 by 29 Jan 2018
Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

Earlybird Pricing for sale until 1 November 2017

Highlights

4 Night Discovery of Paris
48 Hour Hop On Hop Off Bus Pass
3 Day Zone 1-3 Paris Metro Pass
2 Day Museum Pass
2 Night Discovery of French Village of Beaune in Burgundy Region
Full Day Tour 
3 Night Discovery of Provence walled city of Avignon
Full Day Tour of Provence
3 Night Discovery of Aix-en-Provence
Afternoon Historical and Gourmet Walking Tour
3 Night Discovery of Nice on Cote Azur
City Tour of Nice
Free Time for Self Discovery

 

Inclusions

Services of an Experienced Sisterhood Travel Manager whilst on Tour 
Return Economy Airfares with Emirates including taxes 
4 Star Accommodation in Good Locations
All Transportation Throughout with Assistance
Escorted 2nd Class Rail Between Cities 
All Meals as Detailed in Itinerary
Fabulous Sightseeing as Detailed in Itinerary
Willing to Share Option
Meet and Greet Day Prior to Departure (subject to minimum numbers)

** Our Tour has been based on an Earlybird Airfare for sale until 2 November.  Tour Price will be subject to change after 2 November.  Deposit must be received by 2 November to honour EB price.
** Other Australian departure cities upon request
** Business Class Airfare pricing POA



 

Notice

Please refer to our Booking Conditions for our fitness requirements.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Friday 27 April 2018

Melbourne - Paris Meals In Flight

Welcome to our Pop Up French Experience.   Join your Sisterhood Hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for your flight to Paris.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the in flight hospitalilty, and entertainment, as we head towards Paris. 

Day 2 - Saturday 28 April 2018

Paris - (B)

Today we arrive in Paris, check into our hotel, refresh, get your bearings, and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation - Prince de Conti - (or similar) 4 Nights

 

Welcome dinner at Hotel (at own expense)

Day 3 - Sunday 29 April 2018

Paris (B)

Our first day in Paris! City of Love - City of Light and  International Fashion Captial.   As one of the world's most vibrant, sophisticated, cultured and cosmopolitan cities, Paris offers something for everyone. We begin our day's discovery of Paris enjoying a City Tour, relaxing Seine River Cruise, and finishing off with a lovely lunch at the Eiffel Tower.

Afternoon at leisure to  explore a variety of world-class museums, galleries and iconic buildings.    Browse high-end boutiques and historic markets, and savour a multitude of cafes and eateries. 

Dinner at leisure tonight, (own expense).    A great opportunity,  take a friend and explore the local eateries.

Day 4 - Monday 30 April 2018

Paris (B)

Today we are free to explore Paris at leisure.

Included during our Paris stay is a 48 hour "hop on hop off" bus pass, 3 zone metro rail pass and a 2 day Museum pass.

The perfect way to  continue  our  Paris Experience with the "hop on hop off" pass to see Paris from the top of an open double decker bus.  Stops include Champs Elysees,  Notre Dame, The Louvre, Eiffel Tower and many more iconic landmarks.

The Metro Rail Pass gives us unlimited metro and bus travel within the designated zones of Paris.

The 2 Day Museum Pass opens the doors to over 60 museums and monuments around Paris.

You avoid the queues with these passes.

Dinner at leisure tonight.

Day 5 - Tuesday 1 May 2018

Paris (B)

Continue to explore Paris with our included passes.   Have you visited the largest Museum in the world? The Louvre includes medival fortress,  an Egyptian department and of course Mona Lisa?  What about Notre Dame, which is easily accessible with your "hop on hop off" pass? Or maybe you can just enjoy watching the daily Parisian street life.

Option - Evenings entertainment at  "Farwell to Paris"  Lido Caberet Champagne and Show.

(From $150 per person)

Day 6 - Wednesday 2 May 2018

Paris - Beaune (B)

Au Revoir Paris! This morning we will travel to the Burgundy Region by 2nd class rail to the French village of Beaune. 

Situation in the very heart of France in the famous wine producing region of Burgundy, Beaune provides a truly authentic French experience for first time and returning visitors alike.

Upon arrival we will be transferred to our accommodation to check in with an afternoon at leisure.

Our accommodation  is  at the  Henry 11 Hotel.   A transformed 16th century coach house in the centre of the old town, close to the Hospices de Beaune. Enjoy your charming room with its beautiful antique furntiure. 

Accommodation 2 nights.

Day 7 - Thursday 3 May 2018

Beaune (B, L)

After breakfast included today is a "Around Beaune - Cote de Nuits" tour.   We start by discovering the Grans Crus area and a guided tour of Chateau Clos de Vougeot.  Visit Nuits-Saint-Georges. Join a dog led truffle hunt then enjoy a wine tasting.  This is followed by lunch sampling local products (drinks included).    Afternoon tasting at a wine maker's house with Crands Crus wines.

Tonight dinner at leisure.

Day 8 - Friday 4 May 2018

Beaune - Avignon (B)

After our arrival in Avignon, we settle into hotel, relax, refresh and spend the remainder of the day exploring the area.  Avignon, is nicknamed "the city of Popes" owing to the 7 successive popes thathave  lived there, and was for a while the capital of the western medieval world.   Today it is a prestigious culture centre, home of Van Gogh and the Luberon regions filled with the iconic lavender fields and some of the most beautiful Provencal villages.

 

Accommodation - Hotel de l'Horloge (or similar) 3 nights. 

Day 9 - Saturday 5 May 2018

Avignon (B)

After breakfast included today is a "All Of Provence in One Day" Tour which takes in Avignon, Pont du gard, Les Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Remy-de-provence, Luberon lavender region, Roussillon, Gordes, the Senanque Abbey, the Lavender Museum and more.

This is a fantastic way to experience the most beautiful sights of Provence.

Dinner tonight at leisure. 

Day 10 - Sunday 6 May 2018

Avignon (B)

Today is a free day to explore.   Perhaps discover some of the scenery that inspired Van Gough.   Enjoy some shopping time, browse the cafes and eateries.   Discover the famous "foodie" market of Avignon Les Halles, or visit the Palais des Paps (the Pope's Palace) for a history experience in Avignon.

Try a new dinner experience tonight with friends. 

Day 11 - Monday 7 May 2018

Avignon - Aix-en-Provence (B)

After breakfast we depart Avignon by 2nd class rail  and arrive in Aix-en-Provence where we are transferred to our hotel.    Rest, relax and spend the rest of day exploring this quaint little town.   Here you will find left bank Parisian chic deep in Provence with it's leafy boulevardes and public squares, lined with 17th and 18th century mansions.

Accommodation - Grand Hotel du Roi (or similar) Aix en Room 3 Nights

Day 12 - Tuesday 8 May 2018

Aix-en-Provence (B)

Aix-en-Provence is a haven for market lovers, so today will be a great time to explore the "big" market showcasing textiles, handicrafts and antiques.    This market operates from 8 am to 1 pm 

Other sightseeing for the day could be people watching along the Cours Mira Beau, a visit to the famous french painter Cezanne's studio, which showcases his life and works. For the garden lovers take your pick of the  Pavillon de Vendome, or Jardin S de Romegas.

Talk with friends to discover a great dining experience tonight  

Day 13 - Wednesday 9 May 2018

Aix-en-Provence (B)

After breakfast time to start our  gourmet walking tour in the historical center of Aix en Provence. Thanks to this guided tour, we will be able to discover this charming provencal town and also to please  ourselves with the diversified scents and flavours of our region. we will meet our English speaking guide in front of Apple Store in Aix en Prove

Let your senses be amazed by the colors and the smells of several local products, be tempted by some Calisson, the sweetest candy of all time created in Aix en Provence, appreciate a toast of green or black tapenade, taste a piece of cheese or a glass of wine from one of the local wine appellations.

Everything is organized in order to allow  us to discover what Provencal gastronomy truly means. End of the tour is in the old town.

Dinner at leisure to share this great day of exploration and excitement.

Day 14 - Thursday 10 May 2018

Aix-en-Provence - Nice (B)

After breakfast today we board the train (2nd class)  to Nice.   Nice and beyond in the French Rivera, which  is also known at the Cote D'Azur,  is a string of beautiful towns along the Mediterranean sea.   The area offers a wide range of experiences from coastal attractions to charming perched villages off the beaten track.

Accommodation - Splendid & Spa Hotel (or similar) 3 Nights

Splendid Hotel & Spa Nice's guests can swim in the outdoor seasonal pool, dine in the restaurant, work out in the fitness room, and relax in the spa.

Afternoon at leisure - dinner with friends.

Day 15 - Friday 11 May 2018

Nice - (B)

After breakfast today we will enjoy a day exploring Nice and surrounds on a "City Tour". We will visit the Castel Park overlooking the Bay of Angels and Old Town, site of the trading town founded by the Greeks 2600 years ago.   Our tour follows along the harbour where we can admire the Turin style buildings.

Afternoon at leisure to shop and explore the many souvenier opportunities and sample some local food in the cafes and eateries.

Day 16 - Saturday 12 May 2018

Nice (B)

Take advantage of our last day in Nice.   Shopping with plenty of boutique option. Take a  stroll down the sun splashed Promenade des Anglais, considered to be the most famous sea front in France, or take this special opportunity to swim in the cool blue waters of the Mediterranean sea. 

Tonight we will regroup to share our day's exploring experience and enjoy a "Farewell Dinner" (own cost)  to celebrate the end of an amazing adventure.

Day 17 - Sunday 13 May 2018

Nice - Melbourne (Meals Inflight)

A leisurely morning check out before our flight home.    Once on board, sit back and relax and enjoy the in flight entertainment and hospitality of our airlines as we continue our journey home.

Day 18 - Monday 14 May 2018

Melbourne

A late evening arrival into Melbourne.

 

Thank you for travelling with Sisterhood Womens Travel and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next adventure.

Prices & Options

18 Day Pop Up French Experience

Choose your Room:

$2,100.00 deposit payable

Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

For questions & Bookings 1300 885 255