11 Days
Destinations Visited
NiceParisMarseille
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart From North America
  • Depart on an overnight flight to Paris Sit back, relax, and enjoy your flight!
Day 2 Welcome to France!
  • Your Adventure Begins Arrive at Paris Airport, where you are met by your Excel Representative
  • Transfer by deluxe coach to your hotel Check into your 3* Paris area hotel where you will be staying for the following three nights
  • Walking Tour of Paris See some important sights of the city centre including the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Sacre Coeur
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 3 Cruise Through The River
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning practice session
  • The River Seine Enjoy a unique view of old Paris from the Canal Saint Martin. Pass through tunnels, lock and under bridges as your cruise through some of the Parisian neighborhoods and explore the city from the water
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 4 First International Match
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Palace of Versailles Visit to the famous Gardens, and the Palace itself including the Hall of Mirrors, the Kings Bedchambers and the Dauphin's Apartments
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Friendly Game This evening, play in your first international friendly game against a local team
Day 5 Travel to Nice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer by deluxe coach to Nice Check into your 3* Nice area hotel where you will be staying for the following three nights
  • Free time to explore the area around your hotel
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 6 Enjoy Breathtaking Views
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Nice Beaches Today, visit the breathtaking Nice beaches that run along the Mediterranean Coast. There are numerous beaches to choose from. The area around Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer has an abundance of beautiful white sandy beaches
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 7 Castle Hill - Panoramic Views
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning practice session
  • Climb up Castle Hill Climb nearly 300 feet of stairs to the top of the hill for the sweeping panorama view of Nice and the Baie des Anges (Bay of Angels). If you don't want to climb there is a lift that will carry you about 75 percent of the way
  • Explore Old Town This nook of a neighborhood is enjoyed by French locals. Enjoy French cuisine at local restaurants and shops all along the street
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 8 Travel to Marseille
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer by deluxe coach to Marseille area hotel Check into your 3* hotel where you will be staying for the following 3 nights
  • Get to Know Marseille This afternoon, enjoy a 2 hour guided walking tour
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 9 Game Time
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Game vs. France This afternoon, play your second international match vs. a local French team
  • Explore Marseille This afternoon, explore Marseille on your own
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 10 Last Game in France
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning practice session
  • Afternoon free to explore Marseille
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Game Time This evening, participate in your third international friendly game
Day 11 Depart for North America
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart Airport on your return flight home

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Our Excel International Sports tours emphasize cultural exchange and competitive play for youth and collegiate soccer, basketball, lacrosse, golf, hockey, rugby, and swimming teams. Excel Vice President Eric McAleer is a former pro soccer player and has a wealth of knowledge about athletics and travel….

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