Country Roads of France - Classic Group, 2022 Classic Group


Departure dates

From 02/04/2022 to 16/10/2022

What's included

Choose between two carefully selected activitiesParis: Shop in quaint boutiques like a true Parisian with your Local Expert.
Paris: Join an avid local foodie on a walk through the streets of Paris.
Visit a variety of patisseries, boulangeries and chocolatiers and sample local treats and delicacies along the way.
: Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).
: Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards.
Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
: Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.
All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
: We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
: Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
: Celebrated across France on 14 July, Bastille Day commemorates the end of the French monarchy.
On select departures, witness the remarkable display of fireworks lighting up the warm summer sky and perhaps join in one of the traditional balls.
Dijon: Listen as your Travel Director tells you about the history of Dijon, the capital city of the Burgundy region.
Chamonix: Stay in France's mountaineering capital.
Annecy: Enjoy free time in the Little Venice area.
Nice: Enjoy exploring the beautiful coastal town of Nice on the French Riviera.
Eze: Visit a perfumery to learn about the French perfume industry and discover your signature scent.
Monaco: Explore inside Monaco Cathedral.
Monaco: Enjoy a drive along part of the Grand Prix circuit and wander the old town with your Travel Director to see the Royal Palace and the yacht-filled harbour.
Saint-Paul-de-Vence: Discover the beauty of this hilltop town and why it became a refuge for artists.
Aix-en-Provence: See the mansions of the Cours Mirabeau, a lively thoroughfare in Aix-en-Provence.
Arles: Hear more about the city that is famed for being the inspiration behind the Van Gogh paintings during a city orientation.
Avignon: View the Pont d'Avignon and walk the medieval narrow streets of the Old Town to the Palais des Papes.
Pont du Gard: See the ancient Roman bridges of Pont du Gard that cross the Gardon River.
Cite de Carcassone: Enjoy an orientation of this fortified town and see the fortress, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Albi: This is the birthplace of artist, Toulouse-Lautrec.
Walk the town and marvel at the awe-inspiring cathedral.
Sarlat-la-Caneda: Explore the cobbled streets of Sarlat-la-Canéda and see the historic golden limestone buildings.
Montignac: These caves contain some of the oldest and finest prehistoric art in the world.
For preservation reasons, they have been replicated in all their glory.
Paris: See Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, facades of the Louvre, the River Seine and its romantic bridges, the obelisk in the centre of the Place de la Concorde and enjoy a drive along the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe.
Paris: Shop in quaint boutiques like a true Parisian with your Local Expert.
: "I love to see how guests react to Paris because, despite its fame, it still surprises.
It’s a majestic city, which shines in the daytime and sparkles at night.
": "I decided to become a Travel Director because I love the joy of discovery.
When people see a place they've dreamed about, tasted something they've only read about, and hear the music and stories of a place they're exploring, we all share a joyful creation of lifelong memories.
": "Paris is truly a delight to all the senses – seeing the iconic architecture, hearing about the history, smelling the wonderful bakeries and tasting the local specialties during our foodie walk.
"Paris: Join your Travel Director and fellow guests at a local restaurant in the heart of Paris for a delightful Welcome Dinner, served with wine.
Colombé-la-Fosse: Journey through the Champagne region.
Stop for a taste of the bubbles which have made this region famous worldwide, with an expert vintner.
Grenoble: Enjoy a delicious raclette dinner in Grenoble.
Cahors: See the Pont Valentré as you enjoy a tasting through the markets.
Sarlat-la-Caneda: Enjoy a delicious farm-to-table dinner, prepared with locally sourced ingredients, and served with wines from the local region.
Paris: Join an avid local foodie on a walk through the streets of Paris.
Visit a variety of patisseries, boulangeries and chocolatiers and sample local treats and delicacies along the way.
Paris: Rendezvous with your friends at a typical French bistro for a rousing Celebration Dinner with wine.
Bon Appetit!Dining Summary: 15 Breakfast (B), and 7 Dinner with Wine (DW)Provence: Taste renowned wines and gastronomic olive oils at Château d'Estoublon.
The chateau uses biodynamic practices throughout the estate, creating a sustainable business for future generations.
Vers-Pont-du-Gard: Join a pétanque player to learn the secrets behind this traditional French discipline.
Steady your hand and get ready to test your newfound skills in a game.
End with a glass of pastis, a French apéritif.
Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency.
We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times.
If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

Itinerary / more information

  • Day Day 14 - Paris, The City of Light Travel onwards to immerse yourself in the beautiful city of Paris where on arrival you are free to explore this fascinating city as you wish. As evening descends, the City of Light lives up to its name as the monuments, buildings and bridges are lit up in all their glory. For that special touch of excitement and glamour don't miss the chance to join an Optional Experience to one of the world-famous cabaret shows.
  • Prices quoted valid for sale until 03 December 2021 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
  • Price is per person and subject to availability. Accommodation (if included) is based on twin share unless otherwise stated.
  • Airfare (including internal flights) is not included unless otherwise stated and, if included, is economy class unless otherwise stated.
  • Local payments, "trip kittys" or food funds may apply and may be payable direct to the supplier on arrival or to your travel agent prior to your departure. Where applicable, these payments are included in the total price quoted.
  • Gratuities are not included unless otherwise stated.
  • Additional conditions and travel restrictions may apply. Please enquire for further details.
  • Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes, levies and government charges current at time of publication.
  • Additional levies, government charges and other applicable fees may apply and are beyond our control.
  • Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.
  • Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.
  • Prices shown are for payments made by cash in store or Bpay.
  • These prices are a guide to the best price. Prices are correct as at 28 November 2021 and are subject to change without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases. Please enquire for further details.

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