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Southern France Garden Tour - May 21 to June 4, 2013

Here’s what some of the travellers had to say about this trip:

"We haven't downloaded our 600 + pictures yet. It was a great trip and we hope we get to join you again in the near future." Karen P.

"It was a wonderful tour and I will remember it forever and feel so blessed to have been able to go on it with Steve and the many delightful people on the trip too. Many thanks." Pauline M.


Day 1: Arrive Marseille, travel to Aix-en-Provence.
Day 2: Aix-en-Provence, guided walking tour, lunch. Visit Le Puy Ste Reparade in the afternoon. Return to Aix-en-Provence.
Day 3: Aix-en-Provence, sight-seeing including Chemin de St Donat and Pertuis Gardens, followed by a tasting and lunch at Chateau Val Joanis. Return to Aix-en-Provence.
Day 4: Aix-en-Provence to Bouc Bel Air for a guided visit of the ancient village.
Day 5: Remoulins, Pont du Gard, Avignon guided tour.
Day 6: Avignon to Villeneuve les Avign where you’ll enjoy a half day walking tour of the city. Villeneuve les Avign, St Etienne du Gres for a half day tour.
Day 7: Avignon, visit at your leisure.
Day 8: Avignon to St Tropez. Enjoy a walking tour of the city with a guidewith tour escort Mediterranean Gardens of Rayol. Travel to Cannes.
Day 9: Cannes, visit 15th century church Notre Dame D'esperance church and Cannes Park.
Day 10: Explore Cannes on your own.
Day 11: Cannes to Nice, enjoy sightseeing with a guide. Travel to Menton. Tour the city then visit Jardin de la Madone. Return to Nice.
Day 12: Nice to Ventimiglia and the Giardini Botanica Hanbury. Travel to Monte Carlo and enjoy a sightseeing tour with a guide. Includes a visit to the Exotic Gardens and the Grotte de l'Observatoire. Return to Nice.
Day 13: Nice to Gourdon. Half day sightseeing tour with a guide. Visit the Garden in Chateau de Gourdon. Travel to St. Paul de Vence where you tour the city with a guide and visit Fondation Maeght. Return to Nice.
Day 14: Nice to St Jean Cap Ferrat and enjoy a guided tour of the town, continue on to Ephrussi de Rothschild Museum. Travel to Villefranche-Sur-Mer for a half-day at your disposal. Return to Nice.
Day 15: Nice – travel home.