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Holiday type Rail holidays
Escorted tours
Country France
Travel type Train
Price range From £1099
Travel partner Travel Editions
Duration 7 nights
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Christmas on the Cote D'Azur by Rail

You'll love this tour if you like: Glamorous architecture - in Cannes and Nice Superb Mediterranean cuisine Wonderful coastal scenery Modern Art at the Picasso Museum in Antibes

This lovely tour, based in the renowned resort of Cannes, visits some of the sights along one of the world's most famous coastlines, with a wealth of scenery, history and art. As a favoured destination of the rich and famous since Victorian times, the area boasts a magnificent legacy. Tour highlights include the elegant resort of Cannes, stylish Nice with its wealth of artistic and architectural heritage, the perfume town of Grasse, the Gorges du Loup, St Paul de Vence, Biot and Antibes, home to the Picasso Museum.


  • Return Eurostar/TGV from St Pancras or Ebbsfleet to Cannes via Paris/Lille with coach transfer in Paris and Lille
  • 7 nights accommodation on bed and breakfast basis at the 4-star Hotel Residence Park and Suites, Cannes Croisette based on shared occupancy of a twin room
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day festive 4-cource dinners at local restaurants
  • Transfers and full coach touring itinerary conducted by tour manager
  • Tour manager throughout

Not included

  • Single room supplement
  • Holiday Insurance
  • Standard Premier/1st class upgrade on Eurostar/TGV. On the Eurostar this constitutes upgraded seating and light meal with complimentary drink with upgraded seating only on the French railway leg
  • Meals other than those stated
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls etc
  • Porterage and gratuities

December 20
Travel by Eurostar from St Pancras or Ebbsfleet to Paris and onwards to Cannes by TGV. On arrival transfer under tour manager's direction to the hotel for check in for a 7-night stay on bed and breakfast basis.

December 21
Morning guided walking tour of Cannes with the afternoon free for personal exploration.

December 22
Full day tour to Vence, St-Paul-de-Vence.

December 23
Full day tour to Grasse and the Gorges du Loup.

December 24
Full day tour to Nice, with morning walking tour. Christmas Eve dinner at local restaurant Le Salon des Independents.

December 25
Full day to relax in Cannes with Christmas Day dinner at local restaurant; Mantel.

December 26
Full day tour to Biot, Antibes and Cap d'Antibes including entrance to the Picasso Museum.

December 27
Travel by TGV train from Cannes to Lille Flanders and transfer by coach to Lille Europe for onwards journey by Eurostar to Ebbsfleet or St Pancras.

NB: Exact order of excursions may vary according to local conditions and tour manager's discretion.

Please note the maximum group size on this tour is 49 passengers.
Hotel Residence Parks and Suites, Cannes Croisette
The 4-star hotel is situated in a pleasant area of the resort, less than 5 minutes walk from the seafront, and has spacious rooms with a small kitchenette, private bath/shower, TV and telephone. Other facilities at the hotel include a bar, breakfast room and outdoor swimming pool (not heated).

This holiday is booked by phone. Click 'book now' to make a reservation request to our travel partner who will call you back to confirm your booking details and take payment. To speak to a representative now please call 0330 333 6761.

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20-Dec-2014 7 1099.00 book