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South of France: Idylle Provencal

10 days & 9 nights, Private Journey

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Pricing from: $9,195

Marseille, Les Baux-de-Provence & Vence

Take an unforgettable journey through the South of France, from the famed port city of Marseille, with its bustling fish markets and atmospheric old town, through the rolling hills and lavender fields of Provence and to the azure waters of the French Riviera. Along the way, sail the Mediterranean coastline to Cassis, meet local producers of olive oil, enjoy a picnic at a winery, and explore the magical hill town of Saint Paul de Vence.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Marseille, France

    Upon arrival in Marseille, you will be welcomed by your Cox & Kings local representative and escorted to your hotel.

    Intercontinental Marseille-Hotel Dieu - 3 Nights
  • Day 2

    Join your local expert for a guided visit of Marseille, including Notre Dame de la Garde, Vieux-Port, and Fort Saint Jean, which was built by Louis XIV in 1660.

    Intercontinental Marseille-Hotel Dieu (B)
  • Day 3

    Embark on an unforgettable boat trip to Cassis. The 10-mile stretch of coast between Marseille and Cassis features not only France's highest sea cliffs, but also a series of calanques, fjord-like inlets carved into the white limestone. For the adventurous, plenty of active experiences are available in this area, including guided walks, canyoning, rappelling, mountain biking and rock climbing.

    Intercontinental Marseille-Hotel Dieu (B)
  • Day 4
    To Les Baux-de-Provence

    Depart Marseille today and head to the heartlands of Provence and the charming Domaine de Manville. This afternoon, stroll the narrow cobblestone streets of Saint Remy de Provence. During your visit, meet a local family, who have produced fine olive oil for the past four generations.

    Domaine de Manville - 3 Nights (B)
  • Day 5
    Les Baux-de-Provence

    Enjoy a guided walk around the historic core of Avignon, which has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list. Continue with a visit to Chateauneuf-du-Pape and a wine producer since the 12th century.

    Domaine de Manville (B)
  • Day 6
    Les Baux-de-Provence

    This morning, embark on a full-day trip to the Luberon starting with a visit to Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in France. Visit the beautiful Romanesque Abbaye of Senanque, and meet the Cistercian monks who live there and produce honey, lavender essence and liqueurs.

    Domaine de Manville (B)
  • Day 7
    To Vence

    After breakfast, depart for the hill town of Vence, stopping en route in Aix-en-Provence. Admire its famous Cours Mirabeau, a beautiful tree-lined avenue with terrace cafes and bookshops along the way. Visit the Granet Museum or the Cezanne Studio. Later, enjoy a privately guided visit of the Chateau de Saint Martin cellar and a wine tasting followed by a "winemaker's picnic" under the old plane trees.

    Chateau Saint Martin & Spa - 3 Nights (B, L)
  • Day 8

    Join your local expert for a private visit of Nice, including the local markets. Place Garibaldi in the Old Town, and the modern New Town as you stroll along Promenade des Arts. In Cimiez, visit the Matisse Museum or walk among the olive trees and the 15th-century garden of the Franciscan Monastery. Explore the extraordinary Russian Cathedral before returning to your chateau for the evening.

    Chateau Saint Martin & Spa (B)
  • Day 9

    Discover the regal town of Saint Paul de Vence. Stop at one of its galleries or the Maeght Foundation, a remarkable collection of modern and contemporary art. Continue to Grasse, which produces over two-thirds of France's perfumes. Stop at the House of Fragonard to discover how perfumers master the art of fragrance creation while learning about the history of perfume.

    Chateau Saint Martin & Spa (B)
  • Day 10
    Depart Nice

    After a leisurely morning, bid adieu to France as you are escorted to Nice-Cote d'Azur Airport for your onward flight.


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South of France: Idylle Provencal

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