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Paris & Bordeaux

9 days/7 nights - from $1,899 per person Including airfare from San Francisco and New York Newark International

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Take a 7-night trip to discover Paris, the city of light, and Bordeaux, the center of the famed wine-growing region. Get to know Paris during two full days with the activities in this package, including: a unique and interactive Paris city bus tour, a guided sightseeing cruise, a dinner featuring French regional cuisine, and a tour of Montparnasse tower. Then travel by rail to Bordeaux, where you have a wine class and learn about wine tasting with an oenologist. Time on your own to explore the wine-growing region. Starting at $1899 per person, including air, with daily departures.

Day 1 - Depart from New York or San Francisco
Take your trans-Atlantic flight from San Francisco or New York Newark International airport for Paris.

Day 2 - Arrive in Paris

You are met and transferred to your hotel. (Best Western Ronceray Opera or similar) (B)

Day 3/4 - Paris 

Two days in Paris with following activities included in this package (B)

CRUISE CHAMP
- Discover Paris like never before! The Vedettes de Paris was created in 1976 with a new approach to touristic discovery of the capital: quality and friendly cruises on traditional and comfortable boats. Board at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on Vedettes de Paris boats for a 1-hour guided sightseeing cruise on the Seine River and enjoy the marvelous spectacle offered by the monuments and bridges of Paris. On your way admire the Eiffel tower, the Invalides, the Assemblée Nationale, Orsay museum, the Académie Française, the Conciergerie, Notre Dame cathedral, the IMA, the City Hall, Louvre museum, the Place de la Concorde, the Grand Palais and much more… Taste a glass of Champagne and discover Paris on board. Departure at the foot of the Eiffel Tower every half hour every day from 10 am to 10 pm with your open voucher (no need to make a reservation).

PARIS CITY TOUR - The Paris City Vision Tour is an ideal 2-hour excursion for a first trip to Paris to have a glance at the main monuments. Operating daily with departure from central point in Paris very close to the Louvre museum (Place des Pyramides to reach on your own), you will experience an enhanced and interactive visit of Paris with the HistoPad in a double decker bus shared with other passengers and including comments in several languages available. You will have a HistoPad tablet to experience an extraordinary moment during an immersive city tour. It was designed by Paris City Vision to give more modernity to the tour of Paris and allow you to interact in order to be actors in this excursion. This innovative tour of Paris will offer you a unique experience through manipulable 3D reconstructions. Panoramic and 360° views will allow you to discover the biggest sites.

AUBERGE DU LOUVRE - Located in the very heart of Paris at 2 steps from the Louvre museum, this restaurant offers a French regional cuisine served in a rustic decor decorated with copper utensils and antique paintings. Your menu includes starter + main course + dessert + 1 glass of wine + 1 coffee and you have the choice on the spot between 3 starters, 3 main courses and 3 desserts.

TOUR MONTPARNASSE - The Montparnasse tower is the tallest skyscraper in Paris, located in the Necker district (15th arrondissement) of Paris. The Observatory located at the 56th floor of the Montparnasse tower offers a panorama of entire Paris. This unique viewpoint overlooking is located at an altitude of 200 meters and offers a 360° view of the capital up to 40 km day and night when the weather conditions are favorable. Completely renovated in 2011, the site offers two levels of visit: The 56th floor, covered, with many facilities to better understand the city and its history: terminals and interactive panoramas, exhibition of historical photos of Paris. This level also offers a bar and a souvenir shop. The 800 m2 outdoor terrace 27 has been designed to make the most of the breathtaking view of Paris via large bay windows. A Champagne bar is open there during the summer. The Montparnasse Tower Observatory welcomes 1.5 million visitors a year and has placed the tower at the 14th position of the most visited Parisian monuments. This is simply the best view of Paris.

Day 5 - Paris/Bordeaux
Today you are transferred from your hotel to the train station. Board TGV high-speed train to the wine country of Bordeaux to the southwest of Paris. On arrivel, you are transferred to your hotel. (Ibis Styles St Jean) (B)

Day 6 - Bordeaux
This morning transfer on your own for a 10:30 am wine class in a private apartment in the center of Bordeaux, where you are greeted by an oenologist. You will appreciate the charming place and receive an introduction to oenology, as well as a tasting of 8 different wines. You will learn "blindly" to recognize these wines and you will be introduced to the different stages of tasting. End around 12:30 p.m. For the rest of the day, explore the wine-growing region on your own. (B)

Day 7 - Bordeaux
A full day to explore the area on your own. (B)

Day 8 - Bordeaux/Paris
Today you are transferred from your hotel to the train station. Return to Paris via rail. On arrival, you are transferred to your hotel. (Best Western Ronceray Opera or similar) (B)

Day 9 - Paris/New York or San Francisco

You are transferred to the airport for your return flight to the US. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
New York
Land & Air *
San Francisco
Land Only *Single Supplement
June 11 - July 6 06/11 - 07/06
$2099 S$2,099 S
 
$1499 S$1,499 S
$899 S$899 S
July 7 - August 31 07/07 - 08/31
$1955 S$1,955 S
 
$1299 S$1,299 S
$799 S$799 S
September 1 - October 31 09/01 - 10/31
$1899 S$1,899 S
 
$1499 S$1,499 S
$899 S$899 S
April 1 - May 31 04/01 - 05/31
 
$2099 S$2,099 S
$1499 S$1,499 S
$899 S$899 S
June 1 - July 6 06/01 - 07/06
 
$2499 S$2,499 S
$1499 S$1,499 S
$899 S$899 S
July 7 - August 31 07/07 - 08/31
 
$2299 S$2,299 S
$1299 S$1,299 S
$799 S$799 S
September 1 - October 31 09/01 - 10/31
 
$2099 S$2,099 S
$1499 S$1,499 S
$899 S$899 S
Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy and include government taxes and fees. 

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Tour Includes

  • Round trip airfare from San Francisco or New York Newark International to Paris coach class
  • 4 nights with buffet breakfast at Best Western Ronceray Opéra or similar
  • 3 nights with breakfast in Bordeaux at Ibis Styles Bordeaux Gare St Jean or similar
  • Private return transfer in private car with driver from Paris airport to hotel on arrival and from hotel to Paris airport on departure
  • 1 romantic cruise on Seine River including a glass of Champagne and departing from Eiffel Tower
  • 2-hours Paris city tour by bus (departing from and ending at central point in Paris)
  • A dinner with 3-course menu and drinks at typical restaurant l'Auberge du Louvre
  • Entrance to the Montparnasse tower to discover the most beautiful view of Paris from the 56th floor
  • Standard ticket TGV train Paris-Bordeaux-Paris
  • Private return transfer in private car with driver from Bordeaux station to hotel on arrival and from hotel to Bordeaux station on departure
  • Morning 2-hour wine class with a specialist, meeting in private old house in Bordeaux
  • Hotel taxes and service charges, except for city tax of $3 per person per day collected by the hotel upon checkout

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • 3-star, Standard (S) hotels as per itinerary
  • If hotels listed are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Tickets must be issued within 2 days of reservation; full payment must be received upon reservation
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change fee ($250-$600 per person) and 100% cancellation penalties apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions and add-on air fares from various US cities are available 

For more information of these hotels, please click the hotel name.

from $1,899
General information about the region
Paris. France
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45 46.9 54 60.1 67.3 72.9 77.4 77 70 61.3 56.4 45.5
Average Low 36.9 37 41.5 45.1 51.6 56.8 60.4 60.3 54.9 49.3 42.4 38.1
Average Rainfall 2 1.6 1.9 2 2.5 2 2.5 2.1 1.9 2.4 2 2.3
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
French Franc
$1.00 USD = 0.00 FRF
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Bordeaux. France
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 50.2 53.1 59.2 63.1 70.2 76.1 80.4 80.8 75.2 66.9 56.7 50.9
Average Low 37.6 37.9 41.7 45.3 51.8 57.4 60.4 60.3 55.2 50.7 43 38.8
Average Rainfall 3 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.8 2.6 2.1 2.3 2.8 3.4 3.5 3.4
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
French Franc
$1.00 USD = 0.00 FRF
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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