Paris & Nice

Paris, Nice
May - October
Beaches, City Life, Culture, Family, Honeymoon, Nature
9 Days


The charm and elegance of Paris teamed with the laidback yet stylish city of Nice is the perfect introduction to a first timer’s visit to France. Put on your tourist hats as you will be introduced to all the must-see attractions France is so famously known for. But that’s not all! In true Youcations style, you will have plenty of time to relax and take it easy.

You will spend your holiday uncovering Paris’ iconic architecture and world-famous cuisine, exploring quaint French towns, gliding through the world-famous lavender plateaus, basking alongside glittering Mediterranean waters, and driving through the French Riviera.

With iconic attractions, local experiences and unforgettable day trips; this itinerary is the perfect introduction to holidaying in France.

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Suggested Itinerary


Day 1 : Paris Arrival

Arrive at Paris airport and a private vehicle will take you to your hotel where you can check-in.

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Accommodation in Paris

Day 2 : Paris

Today, discover Paris at your own pace with the Hop On Hop Off sightseeing bus pass.

Enjoy the convenience of hop-on hop-off access at any stop along the route, and soak in the views from an open-top, double-decker bus. See sights like the Louvre Museum, Moulin Rouge cabaret club, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the iconic Eiffel Tower as you listen to informative, English-speaking guides on some routes.

Take your Parisian experience to the next level by hopping on to a cruise along the Seine River that will offer you a different perspective of this famous city.

Later, proceed for a guided climb of the Eiffel Tower with summit access.

Most visitors ride the elevator to the top of the Eiffel Tower, but travelers with a sense of adventure can save time by taking the stairs. Climb the 704 steps to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on this guided tour and be rewarded with spectacular views of the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, the Seine River, and the Champs-Élysées. Take a lift to the summit and see Gustave Eiffel’s office, restored to its original condition along with panoramic maps. Go to the Champagne Bar and treat yourself to some bubbles in the sky. When you are ready, simply take the elevator back down to the first floor or to the street level and continue with your day!

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Accommodation in Paris

Day 3 : Paris

Today, see Paris through the eyes of the Impressionists on an art-themed walking tour of Montmartre.

With a savvy guide, spend 90 minutes exploring the charming hilltop streets of this historic arts district. You’ll hear details about famous artists like Renoir and Monet, pass landmarks that inspired signature Impressionist works, and see main attractions like Sacre Coeur Cathedral.

Later, enjoy skip-the-line access to the Musée d’Orsay.

Explore the Orsay Museum, which contains artwork from many of Montmartre's most famous former residents, from Renoir to Picasso. Highlights include the Moulin Rouge and the Sacre Coeur Basilica.

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Accommodation in Paris

Day 4 : Paris

After breakfast, spend the day at leisure.

While Paris offers no shortage of attractions, it’s worth leaving the city for a day to discover the surrounding region.

One of the most popular day trips from Paris is to the Palace of Versailles, the former home of the French monarchy. Famously grand and opulent, the palace’s highlights include the chandelier-bedecked Hall of Mirrors and its sprawling gardens. 

Alternatively, you can also choose to spend the day at Disneyland Paris, Europe’s biggest and busiest theme park, boasting adrenaline-fueled rides, state-of-the-art movie sets, and spectacular shows and parades that make it a fantasyland for kids and adults alike. 

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Accommodation in Paris

Day 5 : Paris - Nice

After breakfast, transfer to Paris airport catch a flight to Nice.

Once you arrive in Nice, transfer to the accommodation and check-in.

With its beaches and promenades, elegant restaurants and art museums, Nice offers plenty of tempting, sun-drenched attractions. Spend your day getting acquainted with Nice’s landmarks and neighborhoods. Visit the Promenade des Anglais, Place Massena, and the vibrant Cours Saleya flower market. Ascend to the top of Castle Hill to take in panoramic views of Nice, the Alps and the Bay of Angels. 

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Accommodation in Nice

Day 6 : Nice

After breakfast, visit Eze & Monaco by an open-top car.

Get behind the wheel of a unique 3-wheeler, open-top vehicle and see the sights of the French Riviera from a different perspective. Use the on-board GPS technology to help you find your way from the Promenade des Anglais with ease.

Drive along the coastal roads to see stunning resort towns and hilltop villages, and join the jet set in the elegant principality of Monaco. Drive-up Mont Alban to get a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside, or relax on the only sandy beach in the area in Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Stop to try a local pan bagnat (a typical sandwich of Provence) at La Voile Bleue beach bar and club and see the stunning villa and gardens of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Get the chance to hit the jackpot in the casino at Monte Carlo or visit the Gallimard perfume factory in the village of Eze.

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Accommodation in Nice

Day 7 : Nice

Today, embark on a day trip to the Verdon gorges, medieval French villages and the famous lavender fields

Set out from Nice on a tour of Provence's stunning natural offerings and a couple of its most picturesque villages. Begin your day trip on the cobbled streets of 16th-century Castellane at the entrance to the Verdon Gorge. Take in the incredible views of its towering limestone walls before entering the gorge itself, driving alongside the Verdon River to the emerald-green waters of Lake of Saint-Croix. Relax on the beach, snap some pics, or simply savour the moment before departing for Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, known for its lively cafes and exquisite pottery.

As you travel back to Nice, admire the lavender fields in bloom (depending on the season) along the way.

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Accommodation in Nice

Day 8 : Nice

Today, spend the day at leisure.

You can enjoy wine tasting at local vineyards, satiate your taste buds at Nice’s many Michelin-starred eateries, bask in the glowing Mediterranean sun, glide down the coast of the French Riviera on a speedboat, or even visit the neighboring town of Cannes.

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Accommodation in Nice

Day 9 : Nice Departure

After breakfast, a private vehicle will transfer you to Nice airport where you can catch your flight back home.

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Starting from
95000 per person