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Paris - Annecy - Provence - The French Riviera - Lyon by Train
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This is a suggested independent itinerary that you customize. Please select the best flights, hotels, trains, activities, transportation and number of nights in each destination to fit your needs.
A perfect combination of charming cities across France with this unique opportunity to explore by Train. Combine Paris (the romantic City of Lights; shopping, dining, museums), Annecy, Aix en Provence (the charming countryside which inspired Cezanne and features numerous summer festivals, ranging from jazz to opera), Nice, Marseille (France’s second largest city, with a hip, eclectic vibe and world-class museums, galleries and performing arts), Avignon and Lyon. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

This 15 night sample itinerary includes:
  • Flight into Paris and out of Paris
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Paris
  • Train Paris - Annecy
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Annecy
  • Train Annecy - Aix en Provence
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Aix en Provence
  • Train Aix en Provence - Nice
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Nice
  • Train Nice - Marseille
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Marseille
  • Train Marseille - Avignon
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Avignon
  • Train Avignon - Lyon
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Lyon
  • Train Lyon - Paris
  • Hotel for 1 night in Paris

Price history for this itinerary (past 7 days):
From New York City (all Airports) (NY), US for 15 nights
2533.58 * incl.tax
Related Cities:
Paris (445)     Nice (French Riviera) (86)     Lyon (14)     Marseille (18)     Avignon (20)     Aix en Provence (13)     Annecy (1)    
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1. Paris
  778 hotels
2. Annecy
   (26 hotels)
3. Aix en Provence
   (30 hotels)
4. Nice (French Riviera)
   (81 hotels)
5. Marseille
   (41 hotels)
6. Avignon
   (44 hotels)
7. Lyon
   (68 hotels)
8. Paris
   (778 hotels)
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2 nights in Paris

Paris is regarded as one of the most dynamic cities in Europe, and for good reason: the city assaults the senses; demanding to be seen, heard, touched, tasted and smelled. Gaze at impressive monuments and savor its gourmet cheeses, chocolates, wines, and seafood. Paris is relatively small as capitals go, with many of its major sights and museums within walking distance of each other. A world of discovery awaits in every hidden corner and at all the famous sties, there is so much to explore.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Jardin des Tuileries, Latin Quater, Avenue des Champs Elysees, Musée d`Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe and so much more!



2 nights in Annecy

Situated in the in the North of the French Alps, Lac d`Annecy is surnamed the Venice of Savoie because of the charming small canals and streams which dissect a medieval town centrt built around a 14th Century Chateau. You can explore the arcaded streets where Jean-Jacques Rousseau arrived in 1728. Once a Gallo-Roman town, the seat of the comtes de Genève, Annecy opens onto one of the best views of lakes and mountains in the French Alps.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Château d`Annecy, Perrière Bridge, Palais de l`île (castle), Pont des Amours, Jardins de l`Europe, Parc de l`Impérial, Lake Annecy, Vieille Ville (Old Town), Promenade Louis Lachenal and so much more!



2 nights in Aix en Provence

The most charming center in all Provence, this university town was once a seat of aristocracy, its streets walked by counts and kings. The countryside of Aix-en-Provence nearby attracts every year, many tourists. The gentle way of life, the incomparable light fascinated the artists and its beautiful countryside inspired the painter Paul Cézanne for a lifetime. Summer brings frequent cultural events, ranging from opera to jazz, June through August.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Musee Granet, Cours Mirabeau, Caumont Centre d`Art, Mont Saint-Victoire, Cathedral St. Sauveu, Camp des Milles, Atelier Cezanne, Terrain des Peintres, Fondation Vasarely, Thermes Sextius, Pavilion de Vendome, and so much more!



2 nights in Nice (French Riviera)

Nice is the capital of the Riviera, yet far less glamorous and expensive than Cannes. It's also one of the most ancient, having been founded by the Greeks, who called it "Nike," or Victory. Because of its brilliant sunshine and relaxed living, it has attracted in the past famous artists and writers. The best trip center on the Riviera, you can choose to explore region or hang out in its famous cafes. But the most obvious hangout spot here is the beach. The Nice beach is rocks, just rocks so wear a pair of good sandals.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Promenade des Anglais, Musee Matissee, Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Cours Saleya, Castle Hill, Old Town, Place Massena and so much more!



2 nights in Marseille

Marseille is the second-largest city in France and its premier port. The Vieux Port, is still at the center of city life, with fishing boats, yachts and cabin cruisers all moored together, though larger ships. Ancient remains, early modern buildings, and twentieth century office and housing blocks make up the physical fabric of a thriving city. Urban infrastructure, Mediterranean climate and a convenient location make it an attractive center for vacations and conventions.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s: MuCEM, Villa Mediterranee, Musee Regards de Provence, Vieux Port (Old Port), Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, Le Panier, Musee Cantini, Chateau d`If, Calanques National Park, Le Canebiere, Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, and so much more!



2 nights in Avignon

The fortified city of Avignon is located in the lush vineyards of the Rhone Valley, rich in history, artistic brilliance, and Provencal life. From churches and chapels to film festivals and street musicians, Avignon was named the European Capital of Culture in 2000, and the city has been one of France`s major artistic centers for centuries. Whether you`re exploring the scenic waterways of Provence, Avignon`s mixed culture, gastronomy, world-class wine, or the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you will be sure to create a memorable travel experience in the city of Avignon.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Palais de Popes (Pace of Popes), Pont St-Benezet, Musee du Petit Palais, Place du Palais, Musee Calvet, Basilique St-Pierre, Eglise de St-Agricol, Porte du Rhone and so much more!



2 nights in Lyon

Lyon is the third-largest city in France offering an imposing history shining through its picturesque streets and monuments from all ages. Parks, skyscrapers and sidewalk cafes, a great transport system, and a nightlife fueled by student energy invigorate Lyon. It has the finest food in France and you will have the chance to discover the "Châteaux" and taste the unequaled wine! There`s the Ancient Theatre dating back to the Roman Empire, the medieval Vieux Lyon quarter, the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière from the 18th century but also the Opéra Nouvel built just a bit more than a couple of decades ago. And, dotted here and there, the mysterious Traboules, that adds a new dimension to the way you explore a city.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Musée des Beaux Arts, Vieux Lyon, Presqu`ile District, Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Parc de la Tête d`Or, Traboules, Ancient Theater of Fourvière, Musée Gadagne, Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, and so much more!



1 nights in Paris

Paris is regarded as one of the most dynamic cities in Europe, and for good reason: the city assaults the senses; demanding to be seen, heard, touched, tasted and smelled. Gaze at impressive monuments and savor its gourmet cheeses, chocolates, wines, and seafood. Paris is relatively small as capitals go, with many of its major sights and museums within walking distance of each other. A world of discovery awaits in every hidden corner and at all the famous sties, there is so much to explore.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Jardin des Tuileries, Latin Quater, Avenue des Champs Elysees, Musée d`Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe and so much more!




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Flexible Itinerary
Paris
Day 1
Arrive to Paris
Overnight in Paris   778 hotels offered
Optional   447 Things to do
Day 2
Overnight in Paris   778 hotels offered
Optional   447 Things to do
Day 3
Departing from Paris
Transportation to next city by: TGV - Paris to Annecy (r)
Annecy
Day 3
Arrive to Annecy
Overnight in Annecy   26 hotels offered
Optional   13 Things to do
Day 4
Overnight in Annecy   26 hotels offered
Optional   13 Things to do
Day 5
Departing from Annecy
Transportation to next city by: RE - Annecy to Aix en Provence (r)
Aix en Provence
Day 5
Arrive to Aix en Provence
Overnight in Aix en Provence   30 hotels offered
Optional   20 Things to do
Day 6
Overnight in Aix en Provence   30 hotels offered
Optional   20 Things to do
Day 7
Departing from Aix en Provence
Transportation to next city by: Train - Aix en Provence to Nice
Nice (French Riviera)
Day 7
Arrive to Nice (French Riviera)
Overnight in Nice (French Riviera)   81 hotels offered
Optional   68 Things to do
Day 8
Overnight in Nice (French Riviera)   81 hotels offered
Optional   68 Things to do
Day 9
Departing from Nice (French Riviera)
Transportation to next city by: TGV - Nice to Marseille (r)
Marseille
Day 9
Arrive to Marseille
Overnight in Marseille   41 hotels offered
Optional   29 Things to do
Day 10
Overnight in Marseille   41 hotels offered
Optional   29 Things to do
Day 11
Departing from Marseille
Transportation to next city by: Train - Marseille to Avignon
Avignon
Day 11
Arrive to Avignon
Overnight in Avignon   44 hotels offered
Optional   18 Things to do
Day 12
Overnight in Avignon   44 hotels offered
Optional   18 Things to do
Day 13
Departing from Avignon
Transportation to next city by: RE - Avignon to Lyon (r)
Lyon
Day 13
Arrive to Lyon
Overnight in Lyon   68 hotels offered
Optional   19 Things to do
Day 14
Overnight in Lyon   68 hotels offered
Optional   19 Things to do
Day 15
Departing from Lyon
Transportation to next city by: Train - Lyon to Paris
Paris
Day 15
Arrive to Paris
Overnight in Paris   778 hotels offered
Optional   447 Things to do
Day 16
Departing from Paris

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Paris Hotels (778 total)
Annecy Hotels (26 total)
Aix en Provence Hotels (30 total)
Nice (French Riviera) Hotels (81 total)
Marseille Hotels (41 total)
Avignon Hotels (44 total)
Lyon Hotels (68 total)


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Tours in Paris (447 total)
Tours in Annecy (13 total)
Tours in Aix en Provence (20 total)
Tours in Nice (French Riviera) (68 total)
Tours in Marseille (29 total)
Tours in Avignon (18 total)
Tours in Lyon (19 total)


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France

France remains one of the worlds most talked-about and written-about destinations. Whether the romance of Paris sweeps you off your feet or you fall gently for the relaxed life of Provence, France is a place for lovers, and will leave you spellbound. Paris is undoubtedly one of the world's great cities, with enough monuments, museums, restaurants, theatres and shows to last a lifetime. The northern provinces of Normandy and Brittany are steeped in history while the Loire Valley is world famous for its châteaux. And there is more to explore.
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Paris
Paris is regarded as one of the most dynamic cities in Europe, and for good reason: the city assaults the senses; demanding to be seen, heard, touched, tasted and smelled. Gaze at impressive monuments and savor its gourmet cheeses, chocolates, wines, and seafood. Paris is relatively small as capitals go, with many of its major sights and museums within walking distance of each other. A world of discovery awaits in every hidden corner and at all the famous sties, there is so much to explore.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Jardin des Tuileries, Latin Quater, Avenue des Champs Elysees, Musée d`Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe and so much more!
Annecy
Situated in the in the North of the French Alps, Lac d`Annecy is surnamed the Venice of Savoie because of the charming small canals and streams which dissect a medieval town centrt built around a 14th Century Chateau. You can explore the arcaded streets where Jean-Jacques Rousseau arrived in 1728. Once a Gallo-Roman town, the seat of the comtes de Genève, Annecy opens onto one of the best views of lakes and mountains in the French Alps.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Château d`Annecy, Perrière Bridge, Palais de l`île (castle), Pont des Amours, Jardins de l`Europe, Parc de l`Impérial, Lake Annecy, Vieille Ville (Old Town), Promenade Louis Lachenal and so much more!
Aix en Provence
The most charming center in all Provence, this university town was once a seat of aristocracy, its streets walked by counts and kings. The countryside of Aix-en-Provence nearby attracts every year, many tourists. The gentle way of life, the incomparable light fascinated the artists and its beautiful countryside inspired the painter Paul Cézanne for a lifetime. Summer brings frequent cultural events, ranging from opera to jazz, June through August.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Musee Granet, Cours Mirabeau, Caumont Centre d`Art, Mont Saint-Victoire, Cathedral St. Sauveu, Camp des Milles, Atelier Cezanne, Terrain des Peintres, Fondation Vasarely, Thermes Sextius, Pavilion de Vendome, and so much more!
Nice (French Riviera)
Nice is the capital of the Riviera, yet far less glamorous and expensive than Cannes. It's also one of the most ancient, having been founded by the Greeks, who called it "Nike," or Victory. Because of its brilliant sunshine and relaxed living, it has attracted in the past famous artists and writers. The best trip center on the Riviera, you can choose to explore region or hang out in its famous cafes. But the most obvious hangout spot here is the beach. The Nice beach is rocks, just rocks so wear a pair of good sandals.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Promenade des Anglais, Musee Matissee, Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Cours Saleya, Castle Hill, Old Town, Place Massena and so much more!
Marseille
Marseille is the second-largest city in France and its premier port. The Vieux Port, is still at the center of city life, with fishing boats, yachts and cabin cruisers all moored together, though larger ships. Ancient remains, early modern buildings, and twentieth century office and housing blocks make up the physical fabric of a thriving city. Urban infrastructure, Mediterranean climate and a convenient location make it an attractive center for vacations and conventions.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s: MuCEM, Villa Mediterranee, Musee Regards de Provence, Vieux Port (Old Port), Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, Le Panier, Musee Cantini, Chateau d`If, Calanques National Park, Le Canebiere, Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, and so much more!
Avignon
The fortified city of Avignon is located in the lush vineyards of the Rhone Valley, rich in history, artistic brilliance, and Provencal life. From churches and chapels to film festivals and street musicians, Avignon was named the European Capital of Culture in 2000, and the city has been one of France`s major artistic centers for centuries. Whether you`re exploring the scenic waterways of Provence, Avignon`s mixed culture, gastronomy, world-class wine, or the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you will be sure to create a memorable travel experience in the city of Avignon.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Palais de Popes (Pace of Popes), Pont St-Benezet, Musee du Petit Palais, Place du Palais, Musee Calvet, Basilique St-Pierre, Eglise de St-Agricol, Porte du Rhone and so much more!
Lyon
Lyon is the third-largest city in France offering an imposing history shining through its picturesque streets and monuments from all ages. Parks, skyscrapers and sidewalk cafes, a great transport system, and a nightlife fueled by student energy invigorate Lyon. It has the finest food in France and you will have the chance to discover the "Châteaux" and taste the unequaled wine! There`s the Ancient Theatre dating back to the Roman Empire, the medieval Vieux Lyon quarter, the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière from the 18th century but also the Opéra Nouvel built just a bit more than a couple of decades ago. And, dotted here and there, the mysterious Traboules, that adds a new dimension to the way you explore a city.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Musée des Beaux Arts, Vieux Lyon, Presqu`ile District, Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Parc de la Tête d`Or, Traboules, Ancient Theater of Fourvière, Musée Gadagne, Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, and so much more!
Paris
Paris is regarded as one of the most dynamic cities in Europe, and for good reason: the city assaults the senses; demanding to be seen, heard, touched, tasted and smelled. Gaze at impressive monuments and savor its gourmet cheeses, chocolates, wines, and seafood. Paris is relatively small as capitals go, with many of its major sights and museums within walking distance of each other. A world of discovery awaits in every hidden corner and at all the famous sties, there is so much to explore.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Jardin des Tuileries, Latin Quater, Avenue des Champs Elysees, Musée d`Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe and so much more!

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