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Paris & Avignon

Resort:Paris & Avignon
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Destination: Europe, France
Price From: £540.00

Overview

Discover the delights of Paris and Avignon on this suggested
itinerary from GRJ Independent, hit the streets of Paris and visit
the country’s famous landmarks, thenrevel in the historic
city of Avignon where you can enjoy views spanning the Rhne
andMont Ventoux.

Itinerary

Eurostar

Day 1

To Paris on the Eurostar

Your journey begins at London St Pancras as you board the
Eurostar train to Paris. On arrival in Paris you’ll be keen to hit
the streets of this evocative and captivating city. The famous
landmarks need little introduction but you cannot fail to be
impressed by the magnificent views, rich history and impressive
architecture of attractions such as the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de
Triomphe and the Sacr-Coeur.

Avignon

Day 2

Paris to Avignon

In the morning, leave Paris behind and head for Avignon. For a
gentle introduction to the city, head to Rue des Teinturiers or
‘Street of the Dyers’. This picturesque street is home to the
city’s last remaining Gothic residence, the Maison du IV de
Chiffre, the Chapel of the Pnitents-Gris and the bell tower of the
Cordeliers Convent.

Pont Du gard

Day 3

Exploring Avignon

With its rich history, Avignon is home to many UNESCO heritage
sites including the Pont St-Bnzet and the impressive Palais des
Papes, the world’s largest medieval Gothic palace. Alternatively
visit the Rocher des Doms, a lush hilltop garden set on rocky bluff
overlooking the city. From here you get a glorious panorama of the
old town’s terracotta roofs.

Papal Palace

Day 4

Delightful Avignon

On your final day in Avignon, head to Les Halles, the city’s
vibrant market to savour the sights, smells and tastes of fresh
Provenal produce. From there, art-lovers can happily while away a
few hours in the wonderful Angladon Museum, home to Van Gogh’s
Railway Carriages and pieces by Picasso, Manet and Czanne.

Eurostar to London

Day 5

To London

After breakfast you will depart Avignon for your return trip to
Paris Gare de Lyon. Here, you will transfer and connect to Gare du
Nord for your final rail journey to London St Pancras.

Please note

The itinerary above is just a suggestion and you are free to
make adjustments to suit your exact requirements. Please call 01904
734 358 to speak to one of our Tour Advisors about tailoring your
holiday with GRJ independent.