Italy | France | Spain
KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR HOLIDAY
•English Promenade in Nice
• Visit to Monaco and Cannes
• Visit to St. Tropez
• Guided Tour of Marseille
• Guided Tour of Carcassonne with Visit to Castle
• Half day excursion to Pic Du Midi Mountain
• Visit to Airbus Factory in Toulouse
• High Speed TGV train to Barcelona
• Visit to FC Barcelona.
1 night at Una Malpensa or similar in Milan.
2 nights at Ibis Styles Le Cannet or similar in Cannes/Nice.
1 night at Golden Tulip Marseille Airport or similar in Marseille.
1 night at Mercure Montpellier Antigoneor similar in Montpellier.
2 nights at Holiday Inn Express Toulouse Airport or similar in Toulouse.
2 nights at Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi or similar in Barcelona.
Enjoy a Continental breakfast Everyday
Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Yoghurt, Milk, Tea, Coffee and
Enjoy Indian Meals in Europe
A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus
Enjoy Indian / Continental dinners in the comfort of your
Enjoy the services of a Friend, Philosopher and Guide (Your Tour Manager).
• Guided City Tour of Milan.
• English Promenade in Nice.
• Visit to Monaco and Monte Carlo by Night.
• Visit to St. Tropez.
• Visit Promenade de la Croisette.
• Guided City Tour of Marseille.
• Guided City Tour of Montpellier.
• Guided City Tour of Carcassonne with Visit to Castle.
• Boat Ride at Canal du Midi.
• Half day excursion to Pic Du Midi Mountain.
• Guided City Tour of Toulouse.
• Visit to Airbus Factory in Toulouse.
• High Speed TGV train to Barcelona.
• Guided City Tour of Barcelona.
• Visit to Sagrada Familia.
Arrive into Milan
Begin your ‘European Riviera’ Tour
Welcome to Milan - global capital of fashion and design. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs.
Overnight at the hotel in Milan.
Orientation Tour of Milan
Visit Milan Cathedral
Drive to Nice
After a continental breakfast, we proceed for an orientation tour of Milan. Visit the glamorous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping gallery. See the breathtaking Duomo, one of the world’s largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. Some 135 spires and 3,200 statues are crammed onto the roof and into the façade.
Later we driver to Nice.
Overnight at the hotel in Cannes/Nice.
English Promenade in Nice
Visit Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes
Monaco and Monte Carlo By night
After a continental breakfast, we proceed for orientation tour of Nice- the uncontested Queen of the French Riviera, we will take a stroll along the world famous palm lined English Promenade above the white crescent beach and savor the atmosphere of this Mediterranean resort.
We then drive along the sparkling shores of the Riviera to fashionable Cannes. It is difficult to imagine a more splendid location than glitzy Cannes. Among the famous festivals held here, the most celebrated is the International Festival
of Cinema. Drive along the Boulevard de la Croisette and see the film festival center, where the stars congregate each year.
Later in the Evening we proceed to Monte Carlo, an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco. Enjoy the beautiful views of the splendid harbour with its expensive yachts and drive along the famous Grand Prix circuit of Monte Carlo (Entry will be restricted during Grand Prix Race).
We will also visit Monaco. See Prince Rainier’s Royal Palace and the Cathedral, where many members of Monaco’s royal family are buried, including Princess Grace. You have free time to stroll along the winding streets and pedestrian alleyways of the old town where you will find beautiful souvenirs and quaint cafes.
Overnight at your hotel in Cannes / Nice.
St. Tropez by Ferry
After a continental breakfast, we check out and proceed to St.Tropez by Ferry. On arrival, watch the million-dollar yachts coming in and out of the port and stroll along the lovely beachfront, lined by terrace cafés and fashion boutiques.
Visit the bustling Place des Lys, where the rich and famous meet. Enjoy free time to explore the city of St Tropez’s.
Later, we drive to Marseille.
Overnight at the hotel in Marseille.
Guided City Tour of Marseille
Guided City Tour of Montpellier
After a continental breakfast, we check out proceed for guided city tour of Marseille. See the Notre-Dame de la Garde which is is a Catholic basilica in Marseille, the Old Port, Fort Saint Jean, museums, historical landmarks.
We then drive to Montpellier. Upon arrvial, we take you on guided city tour of Montpellier.
Overnight at the hotel in Montpellier.
Guided Tour of Carcassonne with Visit to Castle
Boat Ride at Canal du Midi
After a continental breakfast, we check out and proceed to Carcassonne - The Medieval Town which is declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Upon arrival, we proceed on a guided city tour, which not only allows you to discover
the town history, but also the medieval military architecture: the Narbonnaise gate, a huge defensive work, the 2 lines of citywalls and the Count’s castle which is also known as comtal castle.
Visit St Nazaire Basilica which is a marvellous exemple of romanesque and gothic architecture.
You can then enjoy the boat ride at Canal du Midi.
Later, we drive to Toulouse.
Overnight at the hotel in Toulouse.
Half day excursion to Pic du Midi Mountain
After a continental breakfast, we proceed for an excursion tour of Pic du Midi - one of the most majestic summits in the Hautes-Pyrénées , awaits at 2,877 metres. The Pic du Midi mountain is renowned for the beauty of its landscape and
also for its astronomy observatory. Overnight at the hotel in Toulouse.
Guided City Tour of Toulouse
Visit to Airbus Factory
High Speed TGV train to Barcelona
After a continental breakfast, we check out and proceed for a guided city tour of Toulouse. See the Place du Capitole which is the heart of the municipal administration. Pont Neuf the New Bridge a 16th-century bridge, Cité de l’espace
(City of Space) a theme park focused on space and the conquest of space, Médiathèque José Cabanis, the main building of the Public Libraries of Toulouse.
Later, we proceed to visit Airbus factory where the final assembly of most Airbus aircraft takes place. Airbus is the world’s largest producer of civil jetliners, having overtaken former market leader Boeing. The tour will allow you to see the new final assembly line built especially for the largest aeroplane in the world, the A380.
Later proceed to Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to board the TGV Train, which will take you to Barcelona Sants station.
Overnight at the hotel in Barcelona
Guided City Tour of Barcelona
Visit to Sagrada Familia
Visit to FC Barcelona
After a continental breakfast, we proceed for a city tour of Barcelona conducted by a local guide. See the magnificence of the 14th century gothic cathedral, the unfinished glory of Gaudi’s controversial Sagrada Familia. Stroll through the
lively Ramblas, the city’s most spirited street with its colorful flower stalls and markets to the Christopher Colombus monument near the waterfront. Also see Plaza de Cataluna, the largest and busiest square in the city centre.
Later, we visit FC Barcelona stadium which is the largest in all of Europe. Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to retrace the footsteps of legendary players from past and present on this tour through Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou football stadium.
Overnight at the hotel in Barcelona.
Return Home With Wonderful Memories
Today, after a continental breakfast your ‘European Riviera’ ends as you check out of the hotel. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.
Due to operational reasons, few departures may depart from Madrid. However all the sightseeing will remain the same.
Adult in Twin
Child with Bed*
Child without Bed**
Single room supplement USD 510 per person.
• *As a 3rd in a triple, a roll away cot may be provided.
• **As a 3rd in a double, no bed or cot will be provided to the child. Person below 12 years will be considered as a Child. • Maximum 3 persons are allowed per room.
• Peak season supplement may be applicable. Kindly check with your Sales Officer for details.
What your Tour Price includes
1. Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
2. Services of an SOTC Tour Manager.
3. Meals, coach tours, entrance fees, sightseeing & surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
4. One water bottle (500ml) per person per day.
What your Tour Price does not include
1. Passport, Visa Charges, Airport & Port Taxes.
2. Cost of your air tickets required to participate in this tour.
3. Porterage, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
4. Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
5. Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
6. Mandatory tips of Euro 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
7. Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods
You must be in possession of a valid Multiple Entry Schengenstatin Visa. The cost of this visa is not included in your package tour price. It would be best to check with your travel agent and the consulates nearest to you for advice and information. Please ensure that your travel documents are ready in time for departure.
For this tour you would require confirmed air tickets to arrive into Milan and depart from Barcelona. It would be advisable to check with your SOTC sales officer or local travel agent for ticketing.
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*Day 1 as mentioned in your day to day itinerary.
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