September French Tour 2016
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8 September 2016 - 24 September 2016
See all the highlights of France. Paris, Nice, Bordeaux, Mont Saint-Michel, Lourdes and more!

September French tour 2016


  • Paris
  • Avignon
  • Pont Du Gard
  • Nice
  • Monaco
  • Carcassonne
  • Lourdes
  • Pau
  • Biaritz
  • Bordeaux (Saint-Émilion, Wine tasting)
  • La Rochelle
  • Amboise (Château de Chambord, Château de Chenonceau)
  • Dinan
  • Mont Saint-Michel
  • Honfleur
  • Rouen
8 September 2016 - Johannesburg to Paris
Check in with your tour guide around 16:00 PM at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg. We depart on a direct flight to Paris on Air France. (Dinner on board flight)
9 September 2016 - Paris
Bonjour, Bienvenue en France. Welcome to France! An early morning arrival in the capital city of France. We start with a guided bus tour of the Paris! See all the main sites of Paris with a quick stop at the Eiffel Tower for some photos. We continue to our hotel to refresh, and late afternoon we enjoy a guided walking tour of the Sacre Couer, Monte Marte and Moulin Rouge area of Paris. A free evening afterwards to enjoy dinner at your own time. (Breakfast on board flight)
10 September 2016 - Paris
A morning guided tour of Paris shows you the Opera house, Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomph, Notre Damne and Eiffel Tower. After lunch, an optional boat cruise takes you to the foot of the Eiffel tower where you will be able to make your way to the top floor with amazing 360 degree views of Paris. (Breakfast)
11 September 2016 - Paris to Avignon
Enjoy a high speed train to the South of France to Avignon. Travel through the French country side with speeds close to 300km per hour! After our arrival in Avignon, we will check into our hotel, and enjoy all the main sites of Avignon at your own pace. The main attraction of Avignon is the Popes Palace! (Breakfast)
12 September 2016 - Avignon to to Pont Du Gard to Nice
Our first stop of the day is at one of the most famous aquaduct's in the world, the Pont Du Gard. Enjoy free time to wonder around this amazing piece of Roman architecture. We continue to the French Riviera, where it is always nice in Nice. Enjoy a free evening to wonder down the promenade, or perhaps go to the word famous Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco. (Breakfast)
13 September 2016 - Nice
A free day to explore the French Riviera. Perhaps take a short train or bus ride to Monaco, or visit the famous towns of Grasse or Cannes. (Breakfast)
14 September 2016 - Nice to Arles to Carcasonne
We depart Nice, and stop for lunch in the town of Arles on the banks of the Rhone river. The town is famous for the Arles Amphitheatre, as well as inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh. We continue to the hilltop town of Carcasonne, which is famous for its 53 watchtowers and double-walled fortifications. (Breakfast, Dinner)
15 September 2016 - Carcasonne to Lourdes
Next stop on our French adventure is Lourdes, on the outskirts of the Pyrenees mountain range in South Western France. Lourdes is a famous Catholic pilgrimage site. The Grotto of Massabielle is visited by millions annually. Alternatively guests can visit the fort of Lourdes (Breakfast, Dinner).
16 September 2016 - Lourdes to Pau to Biaritz
We continue in a Westerly direction towards the town of Pau in South-West France. Guests can visit the Chateau de Pau, the birthplace of Henry IV. We head back to the beaches to the town of Biarritz, only 30km from the Spanish border. The beautiful coast line around Biarritz has some world famous surf spots, but there are also some lovely restaurants and shopping streets around this beach resort. (Breakfast, Dinner)
17 September 2016 - Biaritz to Saint-Émilion to Bordeaux
A day to remember in the Bordeaux Vineyards! First stop is the beautiful town of Saint-Émilion in the heart of the Bordeaux wine region. Enjoy some excellent views, lovely restaurants and even a bit of shopping. Early afternoon we enjoy a wine tasting at one of the local Château's in the region, and learn more about the fantastic wine that this area offers. Late afternoon we continue to the city of Bordeaux, where we spend the night. (Breakfast)
18 September 2016 - Bordeaux to La Rochelle to Amboise
We continue North along the West coast of France, towards the town of La Rochelle. Enjoy free time for lunch and to walk around the seaport town. In the afternoon, we continue to Amboise in the heart of the Loire Valley. (Breakfast)
19 September 2016 - Amboise (Château de Chambord, Château de Chenonceau)
France is famous for it's Chateau's, and today you will get the opportunity to visit 2 of the most famous Chateau's in France. We start the day at Château de Chenonceau, built to span the river Cher. We continue to the impressive Château de Chambord, truly a site to behold. Take your time to explore the lovely area in and around the chateau! Late afternoon we continue back to Amboise and spend the night. (Breakfast)
20 September 2016 - Amboise to Saint-Malo to Dinan
From Amboise we drive through Brittany to the coastal walled town of Saint Malo on the North coast of France. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon to walk through the streets, enjoy some time on the beach, or perhaps enjoy a local Crepe. We spend the night in one of the most charming towns in France, Dinan. (Breakfasts, Dinner)
21 September 2016 - Dinan to Mont Saint-Michel to Honfleur to Rouen
Today we visit one of the symbols of France, the World famous Mont Saint Michel. Explore the island at your own pace, and make your way up to the famous Abby. There are many small restaurants with amazing views across the English channel. We enter Normandie and continue to Honfleur, a lovely charming little town. Enjoy some free time to walk around the old harbour before we continue to the town of Rouen, where we spend the night. (Breakfast,
22 September 2016 - Rouen to Paris
A free morning in Rouen before we head back to Paris around lunch time. One last evening in Paris before we head back to South Africa. (Breakfast)
23 September 2016 - Paris to Johannesburg
A full free day in Paris. Perhaps make your way to Disneyland for a bit of an adrenalin rush, or explore the beautiful gardens at the palace of Versailles. Early evening we depart to Charles De Gaulle Airport for our flight to Johannesburg. (Breakfast, Dinner on board flight).
24 September 2016 - Johannesburg
We arrive back in Johannesburg with a scheduled arrival time of 10:00 AM. Say goodbye to new friends made, and take a lifetime of memories with you back home. (Breakfast on board flight)
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Anime and Anina

We had a fantastic dream holiday. Well organised, enough free time. Jacqueline is awesome! -December tour

Anime and Anina,
South Africa

Our bus driver (Sam) from the Netherlands was the best and did his work with so much passion and enthusiasm . Dankie Benno vir jou geduld , passie en omgee ! Jy is `n toerleier 1000! – Family tour

South Africa
Chris en Marian van Aardt

Baie dankie vir n baie lekker tyd wat Ek en Marian so pas saam met C the world in Europa gehad het. Ons het elke land wat ons besoek het baie geniet. Daar was so baie goeie tye met so baie hoogte punte gewees. Elke dag het iets besonders positief opgelewer. Die hele toer was so saamgestel dat ons baie besig was, maar alles was goed gebalanseerd gewees soos vrye tyd en georganiseerde toere. Ons het so baie kere so lekker gelag. George was n great toerleier gewees. Hy het uit sy pad gegaan om ons almal ewe welkom te laat voel. Hy was altyd baie profesioneel gewees en n besonderse goeie beeld van C the World geskep. Hy het baie daartoe bygedra dat dit altyd vir ons n onvergeetlike vakansie sal wees. Alle voorspoed met al julle bedrywighede. -Europe August 2015

Chris en Marian van Aardt,
South Africa
Chantelle Jonathan and Jenny Adams

A great big THANK YOU for the most awesome Italian Adventure, the trip was so much more than I ever expected and that was all thanks to you and C the World. There were only highs during our trip. Your youth belies your organisational skills and knowledge, you put together the perfect package (sights, guides, hotels and especially cost) and I am indeed lucky to have had such a good experience of Italy with you and our motley crew, fun indeed.

Chantelle Jonathan and Jenny Adams,
South Africa
Brian, Em, Gary & Gregg

Hi CtheWorld Team,Thank you for an awesome trip. We have once again made very special memories. Well done and keep up the good travel formula. – Eastern Europe 2015

Brian, Em, Gary & Gregg,
South Africa

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  • Eiffel Tower on European Tour
  • monaco
  • Lavender fields with C the World
  • Pont du Gard
  • Château de Chambord
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  • Inside Château de Chenonceau
  • Nice
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  • Mont Saint-Michel
  • Grotto of Massabielle
  • eifell
  • Bordeaux Vineyards
  • Wine tasting in Bordeaux
  • Bordeaux Wine
  • Chateaux Chenonceau
  • Arles
  • eiffel 2
  • Popes palace in Avignon
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  • Biarritz
  • Château de Chenonceau
  • Saint malo
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  • Pau
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  • Lourdes
  • Mont Saint Michel at sunset
  • Chateaux Chambord
  • Entry to chateaux
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  • La Rochelle
  • Streets on Saint Mont Michel
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