10 or 13 days
France, extension to Italy

From one corner of France to the other, see the many shades of French culture.

Paris is the center of it all—feel its significance in the stained glass of Notre Dame and the smile of the Mona Lisa. Down south, Biarritz has grown from a fishing village to a world-famous seaside resort. In Provence and the Riviera, the picturesque landscapes recall France’s artistic heritage.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Île de la Cité

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 4: Paris • Basque Coast

    Travel by TGV train to Bordeaux

    Visit the Dune du Pilat

  • Day 5: Basque Coast

    Cross the Spanish border and take a tour of San Sebastián 

    Visit Saint-Jean-de-Luz 

    Take a tour of Biarritz
  • Day 6: Basque Coast • Carcassonne • Provence

    Travel via Carcassonne to Provence

    Take a tour of Carcassonne
  • Day 7: Provence

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a tour of Avignon

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

    Take a tour of Nîmes
  • Day 8: Provence • French Riviera

    Travel via Aix-en-Provence and Cassis to the French Riviera

    Take a tour of Aix-en-Provence

    Take a cruise of the calanques

  • Day 9: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: French Riviera • San Remo • Cinque Terre

    Travel via San Remo to the Cinque Terre

    Explore San Remo on your own

  • Day 11: Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 12: Cinque Terre • Milan

    Travel to Milan

    Take a guided tour of Milan

    Visit the Milan Cathedral

    Explore the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele on your own

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Île de la Cité

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 4: Paris • Basque Coast

    Travel by TGV train to Bordeaux

    Visit the Dune du Pilat

  • Day 5: Basque Coast

    Cross the Spanish border and take a tour of San Sebastián 

    Visit Saint-Jean-de-Luz 

    Take a tour of Biarritz
  • Day 6: Basque Coast • Carcassonne • Provence

    Travel via Carcassonne to Provence

    Take a tour of Carcassonne
  • Day 7: Provence

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a tour of Avignon

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Visit the Nîmes Ampitheater

    Take a tour of Nîmes
  • Day 8: Provence • French Riviera

    Travel via Aix-en-Provence and Cassis to the French Riviera

    Take a tour of Aix-en-Provence

    Take a cruise of the calanques

  • Day 9: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: French Riviera • San Remo • Cinque Terre

    Travel via San Remo to the Cinque Terre

    Explore San Remo on your own

  • Day 11: Cinque Terre

    Explore Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 12: Cinque Terre • Milan

    Travel to Milan

    Take a guided tour of Milan

    Visit the Milan Cathedral

    Explore the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele on your own

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; TGV high-speed train

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (11 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by an expert, licensed local guide (2 with extension); 6 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director (7 with extension); 2 walking tours

  • Entrances

    Louvre; Notre Dame Cathedral; Palais de Papes; Pont du Gard; Amphitheater; Calanques; Perfume factory; With extension: Milan Duomo

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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