French Sampler (RB) - 2016

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8 Day Tour from Paris to Monte Carlo

French Sampler
Vineyard in Beaune, France
Vineyard in Beaune, France
Pont du Gard
Arc de Triomphe in Paris
Avignon Palace of Popes
The Eiffel Tower in Paris
See the seemingly never ending lavender fields in Provence
Vineyard in Beaune, France
Palace of the Popes
Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; to get an estimated price, use a currency converter for exchange rate information (pricing may vary at the time of booking).

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Excursion to The Louvre Museum Your guide will bring to life the most celebrated treasures of the impressive Louvre Museum, including da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Built originally as a royal fortress in the Middle Ages, the Central Arts Museum was opened to the public in 1793. The Louvre holds 35,000 works of art divided into eight categories: paintings, prints & drawings, sculpture, decorative arts, Greek, Etruscan & Roman antiquities, Egyptian antiquities, Near Eastern antiquities, and Islamic art. NOTE: This excursion is not available to groups on Tuesdays, public holidays, and Sundays.

Approximate value: €48 EUR per person

Seine Cruise and Montmartre Discover more of beautiful Paris with a cruise on the River Seine and a visit to the artistic and picturesque district of Montmartre, famous for the white-domed Basilica of the Sacre Coeur. Enjoy free time to stroll around Place du Tertre and to watch bohemian street artists at work.

Approximate value: €39 EUR per person

Excursion to Arles Don't miss out the chance to discover Arles, a city sculptured by time. The simplicity and the grandiose of its monuments will enchant you with their elegance. This is the ancient city that's made its way onto the UNESCO World Heritage list in recognition of its beautifully preserved Roman monuments -- some of which date back to the 1st century BC. Besides the city's Roman heritage, Arles is also known for its strong sense of cultural identity. Once the home of Vincent van Gogh, the city is home to striking architecture that attracts art and architecture lovers from around the world. Get the chance to see some of its finest examples with an inside visit of the Theatre and Amphitheatre. After the visit of the city of Arles you will understand that it is not only a city, but also a place where you really feel this crossing of cultures and where every period proudly left its mark.

Approximate value: €45 EUR per person

Montecarlo By Night and Dinner Enjoy delicious French dinner, with wine, in Prince Albert's Monte Carlo. On your walking tour of the Old Town, admire the cathedral and the royal palace. Time to gamble at the famous Grand Casino or to relax on a terrace, basking in the elegant atmosphere.

Approximate value: €58 EUR per person