Day 1 Bordeaux
Meet in Bordeaux and check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day is free to recover from flight. Welcome dinner and overnight in Bordeaux.
Day 2 Bordeaux / Castles and vineyards of Bordeaux
Start with a panoramic tour and admire the main monuments of the city of Bordeaux. Your afternoon is devoted to the visit of some of the most famous vineyards and prestigious Chateaux of the Bordeaux region followed by wine tasting. Tonight enjoy a gourmet dinner in a famous Bordeaux restaurant. Night in Bordeaux.
Day 3 Arcachon / Dune du Pilat / Biarritz
In the morning we drive to Arcachon, one of the most popular sea resorts close to Bordeaux and enjoy a cruise on the “Bassin”. After lunch, off to climb the famous Dune du Pilat, the largest sand dune in Europe and then head towards the charming and classy sea resort of Biarritz. Gourmet dinner and overnight in Biarritz.
Day 4 Biarritz / villages of the Pays Basque / Pau
This morning we drive to explore the Pays Basque. Visit Saint Jean de Luz one of the most charming fishing port of the region and then head towards the delightful little villages of Sare and Aïnhoa, that are classified most beautiful villages of France. Through Saint Jean Pied de Port a famous halt on the Pilgrims way to Compostella, we will then arrive in Pau the city of Henri IV. Night in Pau.
Day 5 Lourdes / Toulouse
On February 11th 1858 the Virgin Mary appeared for the first time to young Bernadette Soubirou in the little town of Lourdes. In the morning we will follow the footsteps of Bernadette. After lunch depart for the capital of the Midi-Pyrenees region, Toulouse. Renowned for its aerospace technology the city is also the second largest one in terms of the number of students! Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city and visit its main monuments. Night in Toulouse.
Day 6 Toulouse / Carcassonne / Aigues Mortes / Nîmes / Arles
This morning is free for you to enjoy the “Pink” city. Then en route for the medieval fortress of Carcassonne classified as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1997. Lunch. From there we arrive and visit Aigues Mortes the eastern most bastide located in the Camargue region. Finally by the Roman city of Nîmes, reach Arles. Night in Arles.
Day 7 Les Baux de Provence / Lubéron villages / Nice
Today is one of the most outstanding days for those who enjoy breathtaking landscapes and tiny authentic French villages. Whether in les ‘Baux’, Lourmarin or Ménerbes you’ll be delighted by the unique natural scenery and the authentic appearance of these villages. After, learn all you need to know about Lavender as we explore a museum dedicated to this mythical Provence flower. After crossing through the Lubéron region head to the Riviera and arrive in Nice at the end of the day. Night in Nice.
Day 8 Nice
Free day. Night at your hotel.
This is suggested itinerary customized for each client .Email for details