21096
France
The Best of Southern France: Provence and the Cote d'Azur
Discover open-air markets, medieval villages, Roman monuments and renowned museums as you walk and learn about the unique cultural heritage of the French Riviera.
Program No. 21096RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
1,999
Flights start at
925
Getting There
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At a Glance

From the green hills, sunbaked villages and lavender fields of Provence to the brilliant azure waters and billowing white sails of the French Riviera, absorb the colors — not to mention the sights, sounds and flavors — of Southern France on this journey that combines field trips led by top-notch Road Scholar experts with plenty of time for independent discoveries.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking up to two miles per day; some cobblestones and uneven and hilly terrain.
Flex
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore Provence’s lively open-air markets, medieval villages and natural environments.
  • Discover the famed medieval city of Avignon and the historic city of Nice on expert-led excursions.
  • Enjoy independent time to experience this beautiful and unique region on your own.
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