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Grand Train Tour of France

You know, there is a country on earth that is so beautiful that even God wants to live there. That's why this train ride through France is for connoisseurs. Vive la France.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

This unique trip from Paris to Strasbourg, Lyon and Nice will inspire you. Not only Paris, the city of love offers a lot, Strasbourg is as well a wonderful city. When you walk through the narrow streets of the city you can feel the flair and charm.

If you like to eat, Lyon is the right place. Lyon is one of the most important cities in France and is recognized as the capital of French cuisine. It is also one of the largest cities in the country. But also the beautiful and old buildings and the atmosphere are simply charming.

Nice, "Nissa la Bella" the wonderful city on the Mediterranean Sea will also fascinate you. The mild climate, the blue sea, the walk along the Promenade des Anglais or the pastel coloured houses with red roofs in the old town are irresistible. And if you still have time, make a stop at the Musée National Marc Chagall.

Price per person from CHF 866.–




Highlights

  • Breathtaking view from the Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • Shopping along the Champs-Elysées in Paris
  • Picturesque district Petit France in Strasbourg
  • Unique Astronomical Clock of the Cathedral of Strasbourg
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lyon
  • Glamour and glory on the Côte d'Azur
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Travel details

Itinerary
1st day: Arrival in Paris
Individual arrival in Paris and overnight in Paris.

2nd day: Paris
Breakfast at the hotel. Explore «the City of Light». Whether you enjoy the spectacular view from top of the Eiffel Tower, strolling and shopping along the famous Champs-Elysées or take a sightseeing boat trip on the river Seine, Paris will enchant you with its charm. Sit in a cozy bistro and enjoy the Parisian atmosphere. Overnight in Paris.

3rd day: Paris to Strasbourg (2h45)
Breakfast ath the hotel. Depart Paris by high speed train to Strasbourg, famous for its picture-perfect old town and cathedral. Stroll through the picturesque district of Petite France and let yourself be charmed by the many restaurants and wine bars. Overnight in Strasbourg.

4th day: Strasbourg to Lyon (4h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart Strasburg by train to Lyon, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the old town with its traboules (secret passages) and above all the world-famous gastronomy of Lyon. Overnight in Lyon.

5th day: Lyon to Nice (4h30)
Breakfast at the hotel. Train ride to Nice, the pearl of the Côte d’Azur. Enjoy the colorful harbor, the famous Promenade des Anglais, the museums and the flower market and discover the old town with its narrow streets, attractive boutiques and cozy restaurants. Overnight in Nice.

6thth day: Nice
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the Mediterranean climate. How about a boat trip to fashionable Monaco? Or a half-day tour along the Côte d'Azur to Cannes, where Hollywood stars and billionaires meet? Overnight in Nice.

7th day: Nice to Paris (5h45)
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart Nice by train back to Paris. Enjoy another day in this magical city. Overnight in Paris.

8th day: Departure from Paris
Breakfast at the hotel. Individual onward journey

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

Services

Included
  • Rail journey incl. seat reservation Paris–Strasbourg–Lyon–Nice–Paris with Interrail/Eurail 1 Country Pass 4 days in 2nd class
  • 3 nights in Paris, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 1 night in Strasbourg, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 1 night in Lyon, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Nice, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
Not Included
  • From CHF 76.– upgrade in 1st class rail
  • Excursions
  • Additional services
  • Additional nights
  • Supplement for single room
  • Upgrade to 4* and 5* hotels
  • Some hotels may charge CHF 2.– to CHF 7.– local city taxes per person/night

Travel dates

Travel dates:
Grand Train Tour of France
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