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France

Months we visit: May, June, August

The southern coast of France is a land full of historical treasures. Vast and impressive medieval castles, opulent palaces and well-preserved Roman monuments vie for your attention alongside the stunning natural scenery of the French Riviera. With Voyages to Antiquity’s shore excursions you will explore the fascinating history of French Catharism at the magnificent fortified town of Carcassonne, marvel at the Papal palace in Avignon, home of the papacy from 1309 to 1377, and relax at Villefranche on a cruise along the Côte d'Azur, one of the world’s premier holiday destinations.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

UNESCO Bordeaux

included
Half Day
Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Bordeaux, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Saint-Emilion Village

optional
$75
Half Day
Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Bordeaux, France

Medoc Vineyards and Wine Chateaux Road

included
Half Day
Extensive Walking

Extensive Walking. One or more hours walking, over uneven terrain, uphill segments, climbing in and out of boats or small vehicles.

Bordeaux, France

St Paul-de-Vence

included
Half Day
Extensive Walking

Extensive Walking. One or more hours walking, over uneven terrain, uphill segments, climbing in and out of boats or small vehicles.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Cannes, France

Monaco & Monte Carlo

optional
$85
Full Day
Lunch Included

Lunch will be provided by the ship.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Cannes, France

A Visit to Antibes

optional
$39
Half Day
Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Cannes, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Carcassonne and Narbonne

included
Full Day
Extensive Walking

Extensive Walking. One or more hours walking, over uneven terrain, uphill segments, climbing in and out of boats or small vehicles.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Carcassonne, France

Montpellier

included
Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Carcassonne, France

Walking tour of Honfleur

included
Half Day
Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Honfleur, France

Bayeux Cathedral and Tapestry Museum

included
Half Day
Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Honfleur, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Avignon's Papal Palace

included
Full Day
Lunch Included

Lunch will be provided by the ship.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Marseilles, France

Marseilles & Aix en Provence

included
Full day
Lunch Included

Lunch will be provided by the ship.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Marseilles, France

Explore the Chateaux Country - Usse to Chinon

included
Full Day
Lunch Included

Lunch will be provided by the ship.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Montoir de Bretagne, France

Villandry and Fontevraud Royal Abbey

included
Full Day
Lunch Included

Lunch will be provided by the ship.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Montoir de Bretagne, France

Villandry and Fontevraud Royal Abbey

included
Full Day
Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Nantes, France

Nantes Highlights

included
Half Day
Extensive Walking

Extensive Walking. One or more hours walking, over uneven terrain, uphill segments, climbing in and out of boats or small vehicles.

Nantes, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Carcassonne and Narbonne

included
Full Day
Extensive Walking

Extensive Walking. One or more hours walking, over uneven terrain, uphill segments, climbing in and out of boats or small vehicles.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

Sete, France

Montpellier and Flaugergues Castle

included
Extended half day
Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Sete, France

Montpellier

included
Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Sete, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mont Saint-Michel

included
Half Day
Extensive Walking

Extensive Walking. One or more hours walking, over uneven terrain, uphill segments, climbing in and out of boats or small vehicles.

Cobbled Streets

Walking over cobblestones and slippery surfaces.

Significant Steps

Significant number of steps to climb.

Uphill Sections

Expect some uphill or downhill segments

St Malo, France
France
Euro
GMT+1, EST+6
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