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Highlights of France by Rail

Highlights of France by Rail

10 nights from
AU$1,535 Per person twin share
 
  • FTC Main Accommodation
    Pax Opera
  • Travel From
    02 Jan 2019
  • Travel Until
    03 Mar 2019
10 nights from
AU$1,535 Per person twin share
 
  • FTC Main Accommodation
    Pax Opera
  • Travel From
    02 Jan 2019
  • Travel Until
    03 Mar 2019
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 10-night accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotels in Paris, Dijon, Avignon, Lyon & Nice with daily breakfastActivityActivity Wine tasting sessionsMEALMEAL Daily breakfastTourTour City tour of Paris, Nice and AvignonTransportationTransportation Second class rail pass from Paris to Nice (Paris - Dijon, Dijon - Lyon, Lyon - Avignon & Avignon - NiceTransferTransfer Arrival transfer from the train station to hotel

Summary

Discover joie de vivre and learn why France is on every traveller’s bucket list with our 11-day Highlights of France rail package. Travelling by rail is one easiest and most convenient way to explore the different regions of France.

Start your trip in the vibrant and stylish French capital, Paris where you will stay for 2 nights at the 3-star Pax Opera or similar. Explore the wold-renowned landmarks and monuments with a Paris city tour.

From Paris, transfer to Dijon via train and stay for 2 nights. Explore the town’s rich history dating back to Roman times. Dijon, the capital city of Burgundy is known for its mustard, vineyards, gastronomic fairs and well-preserved landmarks. Visit notable landmarks including the Church of Notre-Dame of Dijon, Dijon Cathedral, the Ducal Palace and many more. For local and authentic specialties, a visit to the popular Les Halles market is a must.

From Paris, transfer to Dijon via train and stay for 2 nights. Explore the town’s rich history dating back to Roman times. Dijon, the capital city of Burgundy is known for its mustard, vineyards, gastronomic fairs and well-preserved landmarks. Visit notable landmarks including the Church of Notre-Dame of Dijon, Dijon Cathedral, the Ducal Palace and many more. For local and authentic specialties, a visit to the popular Les Halles market is a must.

From Lyon, transfer to Avignon via and stay for 2 nights. Avignon is one of the major cities of Provence. It is famous for the Pope’s Palace, fortified ramparts and picturesque squares. During your stay in Avignon, enjoy a Culture & Wine tour. On this tour, visit Roman ruins including the Triumphal Arc and the ancient theatre in Orange. Then, visit the well-known Chateauneuf du Pape and enjoy a wine tasting.

From Avignon, transfer to Nice via train and stay for 2 nights. Nice is one of the most popular tourist destinations known for its beautiful climate, seaside location and superb cuisine.

Inclusions

  • Private arrival transfer Paris Airport to hotel
  • 2-night accommodation at 3* Pax Opera, Classic Room with daily breakfast
  • City tour of Paris
  • Train from Paris to Dijon (2nd class rail pass)
  • 2-night accommodation in Dijon at 4* Philippe Le Bon, Standard Room including daily breakfast
  • Train from Dijon to Lyon (2nd class rail pass)
  • 2-night accommodation in Lyon at 3* Le Phenix, Executive Room
  • Train from Lyon to Avignon (2nd class rail pass)
  • 2-night accommodation in Avignon at 4* Avignon Grand, Superior Room including daily breakfast
  • Avignon Culture & Wine Tour
  • Train from Avignon to Nice (2nd class rail pass)
  • 2-night accommodation in Nice at 4* Splendid Hotel & Spa, Standard Room including daily breakfast
  • City tour of Nice

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*Conditions Apply. French Travel Connection Package prices are subject to availability at the time of booking. Package prices are per person, including services as detailed in the package and are based on 2 people travelling together in accommodation on a twin share basis. Single supplement surcharges apply. Prices are from, subject to currency fluctuations and should be used as a guide only. Please contact us for an exact quote for the dates you wish to travel.

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Your Accommodation

Splendid Hotel & Spa | Located in Nice

This comfortable hotel is located in a quiet quarter, a few minutes from the centre of Nice and the Promenade des Anglais.

 
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  • Situated in Nice city centre
  • 7 kilometres away from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport
  • Rooftop swimming pool and hot tub
  • Situated in Nice city centre
  • 7 kilometres away from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport
  • Rooftop swimming pool and hot tub
Avignon Grand Hotel | Located in Avignon

Located in the heart of Avignon, facing the ramparts and just 15 minutes’ walk from the Papal Palace.

 
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  • Outside the city's Middle Age ramparts
  • Near the Popes' Palace
  • Rooftop pool
  • Outside the city's Middle Age ramparts
  • Near the Popes' Palace
  • Rooftop pool
Le Phénix Hotel | Located in Lyon

Le Phenix Hotel is a charming, 3-star hotel located on the banks of Saone River, the heart of old Lyon.

 
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  • 5-minute walk from old Lyon
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free WiFi
  • 5-minute walk from old Lyon
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free WiFi
Philippe Le Bon | Located in Dijon

In the historic heart of the city, this hotel reflects the best of Burgundy. Comprised of three period residences surrounding a garden and a Gothic courtyard.

 
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  • In the historic centre of Dijon
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • In the historic centre of Dijon
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
Pax Opera | Located in Paris

This 3-star hotel conveniently located in the 9th district of Paris. It is a 2-minute walk away from Cadet metro station. The hotel is near Opera Garnier, Grand Boulevards and Notre-Dame Cathedral. Other tourist attractions include Folies Bergère and Grévin Museum.

 
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  • Walking distance from Grand Boulevards
  • Major trains nearby
  • Close to Le Printemps and Galeries Lafayette Haussmann
  • Walking distance from Grand Boulevards
  • Major trains nearby
  • Close to Le Printemps and Galeries Lafayette Haussmann

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