Paris French Riviera Swiss Holiday 9 Days

Contrast Old and New at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin:
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin has two faces. Firm between Menton and Monaco, ancient Roquebrune is an elegant medieval hilltop center while Cap Martin is one of the greater beautiful resorts on the Mediterranean. The narrow winding alleys and cobbled streets of old Roquebrune cluster around the tower of the former powerful 10th-century castle, the oldest feudal castle in France. Made as a defense across the Saracens, it was reconstructed in the 15th century by the Grimaldis of Monaco (the oldest ruling family in the world). The Englishman Sir William Ingram bought it in 1911 and added a mock English tower then gave it to the town in 1921. Also see the 18th-century Ste-Marguerite church.
Gamble at the Casino at Monte-Carlo:
Monte Carlo is familiar the world over for its casino, and its tax system that appeal to the very rich. It's known the world over, and not just for the song 'The Man who broke the bank at MonteCarlo' (though who exactly that was remains a mystery). Monaco might be small, but it’s pretty big in terms of glamor and the stars it attracts. So it’s not surprising that the Casino itself is magnificent, a true reflection of luxury and good living. Made in 1863 by Charles Garnier, creator of the Paris magnum opus house, the belle époque construction views high up glancing out over Monaco and the sea.
Promenade des Anglais:
The Promenade des Anglais radius along the seafront between the beach and the road. It is constantly busy with promenaders, dog-walkers, joggers, cyclists, skaters and sight-seers sitting on the iconic blue chairs to enjoy the deep azure of the sea in the Baie des Anges. In the late 18th century, the English adopted Nice, then a sleepy town, as a place to escape the harsh English winter. One particularly nasty winter, many beggars from northern France drifted south to Nice so the wealthy English put them to work building a beachfront walkway. The City of Nice stepped in to increase the scale of the project. These days the locals just call it The Promenade.
Eze Tours:
With its spiral cobblestone avenues, assortment of medieval houses, and shady courtyards coated with classical cafés, Eze is a tranquil village long the attractive resorts and golden beaches of the Cote d’Azur. The hilltop city is certainly picturesque, allow scenic aspects over the Mediterranean, and its timeless appeal has made it a firm favorite on French Riviera paths.
Fragonard:
One of the most leading for perfume factories, is titled later an 18th-century French painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The rustic factory, dating back to 1782, is located in the heart of Old Town. A guide will show you the various processes and equipment used to make and package fragrance products. After the tour, you can explore the charming museum, which displays vintage perfume bottles and vases and highlights the acclaimed 3000 year old parfumerie industry. The gift shop sells Fragonard produces, which are only usable at Frangonard boutiques and over mail-order.
Matisse Museum:
The Matisse Museum houses a dazzling collection of works by Henri Matisse. Its permanent collection is displayed in a red-ochre 17th-century Genoese villa overlooking the olive tree-studded Parc des Arènes. Nearby is the Hotel Regina where Matisse lived. Temporary exhibitions are introduced in the futuristic storage architecture. The reception hall of the museum is managed by a vibrant paper cutout frieze designated Flowers and Fruits, created by Matisse for the inner courtyard of a Californian villa in 1953. Fascinated by the weather, landscape and closeness of his friends, Henri Matisse wintered in Nice until his death in Cimiez in 1954. Leading pieces in the permanent selection include his paper cut-outs of Blue Nude IV and Woman with Amphora.
Villefranche Cruise Port:
Associate to a picturesque fishing center on France’s Mediterranean coast just west of Cap Ferrat, Villefranche cruise port— formally named Port de la Santé— deliver as a gateway to the French Riviera. With its quaint harbor, pastel-painted constructions, and sloping streets, the medieval center of Villefranche-sur-Mer is an alluring place to allocate the day. The port also makes a vital starting point for trips to attractive Cote d’Azur resort cities, including Nice, Cannes, and Monaco, as well as the charming villages of Provence.

The Eiffel Tower:
It is a created iron frame tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company arranged.The tower is 324 meters tall, during its construction, the Eiffel Tower exceeded the Washington Monument to become the biggest man-made structure in the world, a title it held for 41 years until 1930. The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels. The top level is the highest conclusion deck handy to the public. Despite there is an access to the top level, it is usually only accessible by lift.

The Notre Dame Cathedral:
It is a Gothic cathedral located in the fourth arrondissement of Paris. The Notre Dame Cathedral with its sculptures and stained glass windows show the heavy influence of naturalism, unlike that of earlier Romanesque architecture. It was one of the actual first Gothic cathedrals, and its manufature took place all over the Gothic period. The building work began way back in the 12th century, it was not until some 300 years later construction finally came to an end. It is now one of the most prominent cathedrals in France and the style adds allure to the building.

The Sainte-Chapelle:
It is a royal chapel in the Gothic style, within the medieval Palais de la Cité, the residence of the Kings of France until the 14th century. It began sometime after 1238 and consecrated on 26 April 1248, the Sainte-Chapelle is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. It was empowered by King Louis IX of France to house his compilation of affection relics, including Christ's Crown of Thorns—one of the most important relics in medieval Christendom. It is one of the earliest remaining buildings of the Capetian royal palace.

The Palais Garnier:
It is a 1,979-seat opera house, which was built from 1861 to 1875 for the Paris Opera. It was called the Salle des Capucines, because of its location on the Boulevard des Capucines in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, but soon became known as the Palais Garnier, in acceptance of its abundance and its architect, Charles Garnier. The theatre is also often assigned to as the Opéra Garnier. It is also called "" the most famous opera house in the world” it is a symbol of Paris like Notre Dame Cathedral. It also houses the Paris Opera Library-Museum open to visitors.

The Louvre or the Louvre Museum:
It is the world's largest museum and a historic monument in Paris. A central landmark of the city and nearly 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 60,600 square meters. It is the world's second better-visited exhibition, receiving more than 9.26 million visitors in 2014. The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace, originally built as a fortress in the late 12th century under Philip II. The museum opened on 10 August 1793 with an exhibition of 537 paintings. But later the collection of articles kept on increasing even more.

The Musée d'Orsay:
It is an exhibition in Paris and is entertained in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the biggest collection of parodist and a post-parodist gem in the world, by painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. Many of these works were held at the Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume prior to the museum's opening in 1986. It is one of the largest art museums in Europe.

Luxembourg Gardens:
It is placed in the 6th inducement of Paris and was conceived in 1612 by Marie de' Medici, the widow of King Henry IV of France, for a new apartment she constructed, the Luxembourg Palace. The garden today is owned by the French Senate, which meets in the Palace. It canvases 23 hectics and is known for its greens, tree-lined promenades, flowerbeds, the model sailboats on its circular basin, and for the picturesque Medici Fountain, built in 1620. The garden is famed for its calm envelope.

River Seine:
It is a 777-kilometer lengthy river and an essential economic creek within the Paris Basin in the north of France. It approaches at Source-Seine, 30 kilometers northwest of Dijon in northeastern France. It is navigable by ocean-going vessels as far as Rouen, from the sea. Over 60 percent of its long, as far as flaming, is debatable by economical riverboats and nearly its whole length is available for contesting boating; excursion boats offer sightseeing tours of the Rive Droite and Rive Gauche within the city of Paris. There are 37 bridges within Paris and dozens more connecting the river outside the city.

The Pont Alexandre III:
It is a clothe arch platform that spans the Seine in Paris. It hooks up the Champs-Élysées quarter with those of the Invalids and Eiffel Tower. The bridge is widely noticed as the most ornate, extravagant bridge in the city. It is classified as a historic French Monument. The bridge is richly designed with lampposts and sculptures of cherubs and nymphs. On each end of the Pont Alexandre III are large gilded statues on 17 meters high granite pillars. Each of the ornaments on the bridge was created by a different artist and is extravagantly beautiful.

The Arc de Triomphe:
It is the most monumental of all triumphal arches and was built between 1806 and 1836 and is 49.5 m tall. The Arc de Triomphe stands at the Centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, also known as the "Place de l'Étoile". It’s located at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The arches whole adorning style is entire of the attitude of sculpture from the first half of the nineteenth century. The triumphal arch is in honor of those who fought for France, in particular, those who fought during the Napoleonic Wars. And their name is engraved on the inside.

Inclusions

  • 02 Nights accommodation in Paris
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Nice (French Riviera)
  • 04 Nights accommodation in Swiss.
  • Minivan as per the Itinerary,
  • Daily Breakfast,
  • Guided tour of Paris
  • Guided tour of Nice
  • Orientation tour of Zurich
  • Orientation tour of Interlaken
  • Orienatation tour of Lucerne
  • Orientation tour of Monte Carlo & Cannes.

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Day 1 – Paris Arrive Paris Airport. Our Driver will meet you at the Airport Arrival area & transfer to your hotel. Rest Of the day is free at leisure. Overnight in Paris.
Paris Holiday Tour
Day 2 – Paris Breakfast, Guided Orientation tour to see popular sites like place de la concorde, Arc de Triomphe. Notre Dame de Paris, Louvre Pyramid, Musée d'Orsay, Palais Garnier Opera, Champs Elysees Street, Alexander Bridge, Montmatre, Concords Square etc. OPTIONAL- You may visit to Eiffel Tower or cruise on Seine River.
Day 3 – NiceBreakfast. Check out and board your Van/Coach drive to Nice (French Riviera). Rest of the day is free at leisure.
Riviera Attractions
Day 4 – Nice Breakfast. Full day Visit to Cannes & Monte Carlo.
Day 5 – Zurich Breakfast. Check out and board your Van/Coach drive to Switzerland Rest of the day is free at leisure.
zurich Attractions
Day 6 – Zurich Breakfast. OPTIONAL- Full day Excursion to Jungfrau- Top of Europe. You can spend your day relaxing at your Hotel or choose an optional excursion to Mt. Jungfrau - Top of Europe. The Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe is the highlight of any Swiss holiday. The highest railway station in Europe is located 3,454 metres above sea level. You have access to a high-alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which can be admired from the viewing platforms, on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace - experience the magic. Visit the Sohinx observation tower. After the tour we will proceed for orientation tour of Interlaken. We will start from Höheweg is the main street in Interlaken, which stretches from the city's central square to the east. Roman Catholic church- Situated on Schlossstrasse, this Swiss religious building houses a Roman Catholic parish church, which offers worship masses, religious education, and other.
Day 7 – Zurich Breakfast. OPTIONAL-Full day Excursion to Mt.Titlis- Proceed to Engelberg town- a base cable car station of Mt.Titlis. The TITLIS ROTAIR revolving gondola transports you easily to the mountain station. Take your time and visit the Swiss Lion shop, the world's highest watch shop. You can even have your photo taken in traditional Swiss costume in our photo studio. The glacier cave is only a snowball's throw from the mountain station. The glistening, blue ice tunnel leads deep down into the fascinating world inside the glacier. In the summer months, the Ice Flyer chair lift will take you to the glacier park where all kinds of fun snow activities await. Grab a snowtube or a speedy sled and whiz down the piste, whipping up plenty of snow as you go. You may also do the Titlis Cliff Walk is a pedestrian bridge along the cliff of Mount Titlis in the Swiss Alps. Later, in the afternoon, proceed to the city of Lucerne for Orientation tour and see the Chapel Bridge-The Chapel Bridge is a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across the Reuss River in the city of Lucerne. Named after the nearby St. Peter's Chapel, the bridge is unique since it contains a number of interior paintings dating back to the 17th century, Jesuit Church- This beautiful church is considered to be the first large baroque style church ever built in Switzerland.Lion Monument-The Lion Monument, or the Lion of Lucerne, is a rock relief in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn. We will proceed back to Zurich.
Zurich Holiday Trip
Day 8 – Zurich Breakfast. OPTIONAL Excursion to Glacier 3000. This exciting excursion combines the perfect blend of outdoor activities and picture-perfect views. Gaze out at 24 snow-capped peaks – including the Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, Matterhorn, Grand Combin and even Mont Blanc in the distance, as you ascend in the cable car up to the Glacier 3000 mountain station. Enjoy this alpine paradise allowing visitors the opportunity to ski, hike on the glacier plateau, snowboard, or even experience a dogsled ride. Feeling adventurous? Take a stroll on the Tissot Peak Walk, a 107 metre long suspension bridge connecting two peaks together and providing stunning views. Or maybe a ride on the Alpine Coaster, the world’s highest toboggan run. This excursion will fill your day with memories that will last a lifetime, an experience that simply makes you feel alive.
Day 9 – Departure Breakfast. The driver will drop you at Airport. End of Services.

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Riviera

The French Riviera (or Côte d'Azur) is the Mediterranean coast of southeastern France. It have famously elegant beach resorts such as Saint-Tropez and Cannes, and the independent microstate of Monaco. A health evacuation in the 18th century, the area later appeals to aristocrats, artists and the 1960s "jet set." Today it’s an settled holiday destination, with paths connecting many coastal villages and towns.

Weather: 8°C, Wind NW at 26 km/h, 68% Humidity

Climate:

The Côte d'Azur has a Mediterranean climate, with sunny, hot, dry summers and breezy winters. Winter climates are subsiding by the Mediterranean; days of frost are limited.  The regular daily low condition in Nice in January is 5.4 °C (41.7 °F); the January regular daily low climate in Toulon is 6.2 °C (43.2 °F). The average high temperature in August in Nice is 28.6 °C (83.5 °F); in Toulon the regular daily high temperature is 29.7 °C (85.5 °F)

Nearest Airport:

Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport

Riviera Local Language:

The language spoken in Riviera is Portuguese.

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