Paris & the south of France for families

Culture Arts & History | Family travel with kids and teenagers

Duration
12 Nights - 13 Days

With your family, explore France by visiting Paris and the South of France. A mixture of fun, culture, history, gourmet esperiences, beautiful landscapes and sea & beaches!

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  • Private transfers in a spacious and luxurious Mercedes V-Class
  • Expert and competent guides throughout the trip
  • Fun and interactive tours to discover museums and castles with kids

Day 1

Arrival day in Paris

On arrival at the airport welcome and transfer to your hotel or apartment in the center of Paris. Family free time to relax and wander in the lively streets around your hotel.

Day 2

Introduction to Paris with amazing views

After breakfast, meet your private guide for an introduction of Paris with a walking tour on the Islands (Ile de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis). Your guide will introduce Paris’ history while walking in front of many famous monuments. You will start with the Ile de La Cité where the Sainte-Chapelle was built to protect the relics of the Christ. You will also be able to enter in the gothic jewel, Notre-Dame Cathedral, dated from the 12th century. You will also climb the 400 stairs of Notre-Dame towers– at the top of the tower you will have a 360° magnificent view of Paris. You will even be able to see gargoyles very close!

Day 3

A fun and gourmet day out

This morning you’ll meet your guide at Le Louvre museum for a family treasure hunt! With a series of quests, you’ll explore four great civilizations. Along the way, you’ll meet mighty kings, crafty goddesses, mysterious soothsayers and lovers mortal and immortal, each with their own captivating stories to tell.

After this playful moment you’ll be expected by your skipper for a private picnic cruise on the Seine. A nice way to discover the monuments from another angle!

In the afternoon, you will meet your French Chef to learn how to make macarons or other French desert specialties. After this fun moment, you will get to taste your pastries with a hot chocolate!

Day 4

Discover Vaux-le-Vicomte castle

In the afternoon you will discover Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle, a 17th century masterpiece very well adapted to kids. From May to October the château and its Jardins à la française are enlightened with 2 000 candles. An enchanting and magical family evening that will give you a new perspective on the estate. After your visit you will have dinner at the restaurant of the Chateau overlooking the gardens with a magnificent view.

Day 5

Journey to Avignon

After breakfast you will be transferred to the train station and you will take the high-speed train from Paris to Avignon in Provence. After dropping off your luggage at the hotel you will spend your afternoon discovering the charming city of Avignon, well known for the famous Palace of the Popes. Family free time to stroll in the narrow streets and have a drink on La Manutention terrace.

Day 6

A day back in time

A fun and cultural day around the famous Roman sites. From ancient amphitheaters to aqueducts, temples, forums and more, the Provence region is full of interesting Roman ruins from 70 BCE till 90 CE. You will discover with your guide the Pont du Gard, Nimes and Arles.

Day 7

Lavender fields & Luberon villages

Today your guide will lead you in the Luberon villages, some of them are classified as “the most beautiful villages in France”. You could discover Gordes which is a gorgeous perched village and the Abbey de Senanque which is surrounded by lavender fields. Another village that you will visit is Roussillon, a little village perched on an ochre cliff with a walking path through this natural wonder.

Day 8

Active day and lovely landscapes

This morning you will meet your guide for a 3-hour family private bike ride in the Dentelles de Montmirail. You’ll discover beautiful landscapes without even a sweat as you’ll be on electric bikes!

Day 9

Coastal journey to Antibes

During the day you will be transferred to the train station and you will take the high-speed train from Avignon to Antibes. Along the way the whole family will get a great coastal view. Free time in the afternoon.

Day 10

Afternoon at sea

Free morning to relax at the pool or on the private beach of the hotel. You will spend the afternoon onboard a yacht on the Mediterranean Sea towards St Jean-Cap-Ferrat or the Lerins Islands– snacks, drinks and snorkeling gear included.

Day 11

Day tour to discover the Riviera

After breakfast you will have a private tour beginning with the visit of the old town of Nice. You will then discover Eze, a small perched village. After visiting the city, spend the afternoon in Monaco to see the billionnaire’s yachts and  the oceanographic museum – perfect to enjoy some family time!

Day 12

Hiking day through the Esterel

Another sporty day for your family, today you will hike in the natural park of Esterel. During this hike you will enjoy the red rocks, the sea’s turquoise blue water and the green setting of the Mediterranean vegetation.

Day 13

Departure day

Departure day – transfer to Nice airport

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