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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
Medium to heavy walking
Bordeaux, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Panoramic Bordeaux and Wine Tasting

included
Half Day
Moderate walking
Bordeaux, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Saint-Emilion Village

optional
$75
Half Day
Moderate walking
Bordeaux, France

Medoc Vineyards and Wine Chateaux Road

included
Half Day
Heavy walking
Bordeaux, France

St Paul-de-Vence

included
Half Day
Heavy walking
Cannes, France

Monaco & Monte Carlo

optional
$85
Full Day
Lunch included
Medium to heavy walking
Cannes, France

A Visit to Antibes

optional
$39
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
Cannes, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Carcassonne and Narbonne

included
Full Day
Medium to heavy walking
Carcassonne, France

Montpellier

included
Medium to heavy walking
Carcassonne, France

Honfleur and Deauville

included
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
Honfleur, France

Caen and D-Day Museum

included
Half Day
Moderate walking
Honfleur, France

Walking tour of Honfleur

included
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
Honfleur, France

Bayeux Cathedral and Tapestry Museum

included
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
Honfleur, France

La Rochelle Highlights and Cognac

included
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
La Rochelle, France

Chateau de la Roche Courbon

optional
$75
Half Day
Moderate walking
La Rochelle, France

La Rochelle Highlights and Ré Island

included
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
La Rochelle, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Avignon's Papal Palace

included
Full Day
Lunch included
Medium to heavy walking
Marseilles, France

Marseilles & Aix en Provence

included
Full day
Lunch included
Medium to heavy walking
Marseilles, France

Explore the Chateaux Country - Usse to Chinon

included
Full Day
Medium to heavy walking
Montoir de Bretagne, France

Villandry and Fontevraud Royal Abbey

included
Full Day
Medium to heavy walking
Nantes, France

Nantes Highlights

included
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
Nantes, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Carcassonne and Narbonne

included
Full Day
Medium to heavy walking
Lunch included
Sete, France

Montpellier and Flaugergues Castle

included
Extended half day
Medium to heavy walking
Sete, France

Montpellier

included
Medium to heavy walking
Sete, France
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mont Saint-Michel

included
Half Day
Medium to heavy walking
St Malo, France
France
Euro
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What we mean by...

Moderate walking
Over relatively level terrain and some steps.

Medium to heavy walking
Cobblestones, slippery surfaces or stairs.

Heavy walking
For one or more hours, over uneven terrain, uphill segments, climbing in and out of boats or small vehicles.

Tender Tender
Disembarkation by tender boats