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Three Faces of France: Paris, Lyon and Provence

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Program #12141RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The architecture that enlivens your mind. The vistas that inspire your inner artist. The chocolate truffles that melt in your mouth. Experience these impressions of France and more on this journey to three delightful regions and into the mind, heart and spirit of a country that means many things to many people. Expert insight and insider access offer you more reasons to love and to understand La Belle France.


Highlights

• Explore Paris’ Latin Quarter, one of the oldest university districts in the world, with its Pantheon and the Sorbonne, while discussing French society and its political system.
• Walk through Old Lyon’s traboules, unique covered passageways once used by silk merchants, and savor traditional Lyonnaise cuisine.
• Explore the historic city of Aix-en-Provence and learn the traditions of the Camargue.

Program Notes

Extensive use of Paris Metro (subway system); Métro tickets provided.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles a day on mostly flat terrain and standing in museums.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Paris, 4 nights; train to Lyon, 3 nights; coach to Arles, 4 nights; coach to Marseille Airport; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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11 nights of accommodations
26 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 6 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences

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4.3
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