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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from United States
  • Enjoy your overnight flight to France
Day 2 Welcome to France!
  • Arrive in Paris Begin exploring France's answer to the "city that never sleeps."
Day 3 Paris
  • Experience Parisian Culture with a Local Guide Surround yourself with Parisian culture when a local guide shows you the Arc de Triomphe, the majestic Eiffel Tower, the sweeping Champs-Élysées, and the gold-domed Les Invalides. Tour Notre Dame Cathedral and see its flying buttresses and intricately carved gargoyles. Marvel at the many masterpieces in the Louvre Museum.
  • Montmartre This evening, enjoy a walking tour of Sacre Coeur and the artists' quarter of Montmartre, recognizable in many of Toulouse-Lautrec's posters.
Day 4 Versailles
  • Travel to Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles Tour the immense Hall of Mirrors, the royal apartments and the gardens.
  • Add On: Eiffel Tower Dinner What a memorable meal! Enjoy an authentic Parisian dinner at the top of the Eiffel Tower. Dine on delicious cuisine and take in the views of this amazing city.
  • LEAP Seize the Château!
Day 5 Geneva
  • Board High Speed Train to Geneva Take a walking tour of this Swiss city.
  • Continue to Lausanne
Day 6 Broc-Château De Chillon-Montreux
  • Tour the Resort Towns Travel around placid Lake Geneva to the resort towns of Montreux and Broc, famous for its chocolate factory.
  • Visit Chillon Castle Inside Chillon Castle, peek at the elaborate bedrooms, some of which were used as torture chambers in the 17th century.
  • Enjoy a Fondue Dinner in Lausanne
Day 7 Chamonix-Nice
  • Explore Chamonix En route to Nice, stop in Chamonix, near mammoth glaciers. Gaze up at the highest peak in Europe - Mont Blanc (15,863 feet).
  • Walking Tour of Nice In the evening, explore old town Vieux Nice.
Day 8 St. Paul de Vence
  • St. Paul de Vence Excursion Visit one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera.
  • LEAP Cuisine Provencale
Day 9 Return Home OR Extend Your Trip
  • Depart from France Board your flight home or extend your travels an additional day in Nice.
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