With 10 days to experience the luxuries of France, you can delve into the serene landscapes of one region or pick up the pace on a highlights tour. Focus on Loire Valley and Bordeaux if you're a wine fanatic, or venture north to Normandy to uncover World War II history. Meanwhile, Provence and the French Riviera introduce you to the opulence of the Mediterranean, while Annecy, Chamonix, and Switzerland's Grindelwald provide scenic playgrounds for winter enthusiasts.

Itinerary #1: From Paris to Provence: Luxury Wine, Culture & Cuisine

Discover why France is a paradise for wine enthusiasts, history buffs, and lovers of luxury alike on this classic 10-day tour. With two or more days each in Paris, Dijon, Lyon, and Aix-en-Provence, you'll travel from the iconic capital through the Burgundy wine region and the hilltop villages of Beaujolais to the Mediterranean coast. Plus, with 5-star accommodations and dinners at exclusive restaurants, even nights promise to impress.

Taste your way from Paris to Provence on this 10-day luxury tour
Taste your way from Paris to Provence on this 10-day luxury tour
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Paris, Discover Sainte-Chapelle, Notre-Dame & Conciergerie Paris
Day 2 Treasures of Le Louvre, Marais Cheese & Wine Tasting Paris
Day 3 Transfer to Dijon, Discover the City of 100 Steeples via Bike Dijon
Day 4 Vineyard Tours & Tastings in Côte de Beaune & Côte de Nuits Dijon
Day 5 Cooking Class in Beaune, Transfer to Lyon Lyon
Day 6 Tour the Golden Stones of Beaujolais, Exclusive Bouchon Lyonnaise Dinner Lyon
Day 7 Train to Aix-en-Provence, Wine Tour & Tasting in the Countryside Aix-en-Provence
Day 8 Visit the Villages & Markets of the Luberon Aix-en-Provence
Day 9 Boat Trip to Calanques National Park, Chef's Dinner in Aix-en-Provence Aix-en-Provence
Day 10 Visit the Morning Market, Depart Aix-en-Provence  

Welcome to France! Your luxury-infused journey begins in the loveable city of Paris, and thanks to private guides, you'll enjoy immersive visits to Notre-Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, and the Musée du Louvre. In addition, enjoy two nights at the luxury Hotel Le Narcisse Blanc and sample cheese in a 17th-century cellar before transferring to Dijon. Spend your first afternoon exploring this charming city by bike, then dedicate the following day to a delightful wine tour amid the Burgundy region. From Dijon, pause in Beaune for a chef-led cooking class and continue to Lyon for a two-night stay.

Your accommodation in Lyon is the Boscolo Lyon Hôtel & Spa, which provides the perfect base to relax between a Beaujolais villages tour and dinner at the renowned Bistrot de Lyon. Next, train farther south to Aix-en-Provence and celebrate your arrival over an idyllic countryside vineyards hopping excursion. Over the following two days, when you're not lazing at the opulent Hotel Le Pigonnet, you'll delve deeper into Aix-en-Provence's beautiful surroundings. Roam the villages and markets of the Luberon region and boat under the towering cliffs of Calanques National Park before prepping for your onward flight. Learn more

Itinerary #2: Luxury France for Wine Lovers: Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Dordogne

Every moment of this winery-hopping adventure radiates with luxury, from your arrival in Loire Valley to your last sips of wine in Dordogne. Soar above castles in a hot-air balloon, sip your way through the prestigious Saint-Émilion's vineyards, and glide between idyllic villages onboard a riverboat. In addition, privately guided tours and dinners at top restaurants ensure you're well looked after every step of the way.

There'll be plenty of wine to taste in the vineyards of the Loire Valley
There'll be plenty of wine to taste in the vineyards of the Loire Valley
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Paris, Transfer to Amboise, Visit Le Château Clos Lucé Amboise
Day 2 Loire Valley Châteaux Tour, Hot-Air Balloon Flight Amboise
Day 3 Château de Villandry, Azay-le-Rideau & Vouvray Vineyards  Amboise
Day 4 Transfer to Bordeaux, Wine in the City Tour Bordeaux
Day 5 Day Trip to Arcachon Bay & Pilat Sand Dune Bordeaux
Day 6 Guided E-Bike Tour & Tasting in Saint-Émilion's Vineyards  Bordeaux
Day 7 Transfer to Sarlat, Visit the Marqueyssac Gardens Sarlat
Day 8 Tour the Villages of Dordogne, La Roque-Gageac & Beynac Sarlat
Day 9 Visit the Ancient Lascaux Caves, Truffle Hunt & Tasting Sarlat
Day 10 Transfer to Bordeaux, Depart  

While your trip begins in Paris, the wine region of Loire Valley awaits your arrival, and straight after landing, you'll transfer to its charming town of Amboise. A three-night stay at the elegant Hôtel Le Clos d'Amboise ensures that neither a glass of wine nor an adventure is ever far away. Kick things off with a self-guided tour of Le Château du Clos Lucé, then take to the skies for a sunset hot-air balloon ride before rounding off your visit with tastings at Vouvray Appellation wine estates. Next is Bordeaux, where the classically beautiful Le Boutique Hotel & Spa welcomes your arrival.

Spend your first evening in Bordeaux learning about the city's wine heritage alongside a private guide, then over the following two days, venture to Arcachon Bay to indulge in fresh seafood and Saint-Émilion to cycle amid its vineyards. Afterward, a transfer on Day 7 brings you to your third and final destination—Sarlat. This medieval town is surrounded by storied castles and quaint villages, and through a full-day tour and a visit to the Marqueyssac Gardens, you'll get in-depth introductions to each. Additionally, venture to Lascaux Caves and join a truffle hunting adventure before bidding farewell. Learn more

Itinerary #3: Luxury Tour Through Normandy & Brittany: Paris, Bayeux & Saint-Malo

Immerse yourself in France's long and storied past on this luxury tour through Normandy and Brittany. Those with an affinity for history and the finer things in life will particularly love this tour, especially considering it includes time exploring D-Day beaches, thought-provoking museums, and medieval period villages. In between excursions, relax and rewind while cruising picturesque rivers, lazing on the Emerald Coast, and spending nights at 5-star accommodations.

Explore the culture and history of northwestern France on this exclusive tour
Explore the culture and history of northwestern France on this exclusive tour
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Paris, Guided World War II Tour: Occupation, Resistance & Liberation Paris
Day 2 Transfer to Bayeux via Giverny & Claude Monet's House & Garden Bayeux
Day 3 D-Day Beaches & Memorial Tour: Utah, Omaha, Airborne Museum, US Cemetery Bayeux
Day 4 Day Trip to Caen, Memorial Museum of World War II Bayeux
Day 5 Discover Normandy's Pays d'Auge Region Bayeux
Day 6 Transfer to Saint-Malo, Tour the Famed Mont-Saint-Michel Saint-Malo
Day 7 Saint-Malo City Tour, Driving Excursion Along the Emerald Coast Saint-Malo
Day 8 Visit the Villages of Dinan & Saint-Suliac, Free Afternoon in Saint-Malo Saint-Malo
Day 9 Train to Paris, Historic City Tour, Sunset Seine River Cruise with Dinner Paris
Day 10 Depart Paris  

Your history-infused journey kicks off with a fascinating day in Paris, diving into World War II history through a private tour. Then, transfer to Bayeux the following morning, where your four-day exploration of Normandy begins. The refined Villa Lara will serve as your base here, and after a leisurely first evening, you'll embark on a full-day excursion to D-Day beaches and the Airborne Museum. Over the next two days, visit the hometown of William the Conqueror, meander through the Memorial Museum of World War II, and spend time in the Pays d'Auge region's traditional villages.

The second leg of your journey brings you to the fortified town of Saint-Malo, and over a three-day stay, you'll uncover its storied history and spectacular coastline. Start with a visit to the pilgrimage site of Mont-Saint-Michel, followed by a driving tour of the serene Emerald Coast. Then, spend an afternoon hopping between charming fishing villages, including Dinan and Saint-Suliac, and stroll Saint-Malo's Old Town before catching a train back to Paris. Here, a visit to Notre-Dame, a luxury Seine River cruise, and an overnight at Hotel Napoleon provide the perfect ending to your grand adventure. Learn more

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Itinerary #4: Luxury Getaway to Provence & the French Riviera

Those dreaming of lazy afternoons on the Mediterranean and indulgent evenings at top French restaurants will find this luxury getaway to southern France the perfect fit. Three days each in Nice, Saint-Tropez, and Aix-en-Provence ensure you have ample time to relax and enjoy your 5-star accommodations while leisurely activities introduce you to the highlights of Provence and the French Riviera. Throughout, you'll experience the grandeur of Monaco, cruise to the historical Lérins Islands, and frolic through the lavender fields of Parc du Luberon. 

See the enchanting Provence lavender fields on your grand French getaway
See the enchanting Provence lavender fields on your grand French getaway
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Nice, Champagne Sunset Cruise Around the Coast Nice
Day 2 Guided Tour of Monaco & the Riviera, Gardens & Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild Nice
Day 3 Full-Day Adventure on the Coast: Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul de Vence Nice
Day 4 Transfer to Saint-Tropez, Vintage Driving Tour & Wine Tasting Saint-Tropez
Day 5 Full-Day Sailing Cruise to the Lérins Islands Saint-Tropez
Day 6 Saint-Tropez Gourmet Market Tour, Afternoon Beach Club Experience Saint-Tropez
Day 7 Transfer to Aix-en-Provence via Cassis, Calanques de Cassis Kayaking  Aix-en-Provence
Day 8 Discover the Villages of the Luberon & Provence's Lavender's Fields Aix-en-Provence
Day 9 Transfer to Marseille, City Walking Tour, Michelin Dinner at Une Table au Sud Marseille
Day 10 Depart Marseille  

Boasting beautiful coastlines and surrounded by destinations loved by the rich and famous, Nice is the perfect introduction to France's luxurious side. For three days, your base here is Le Negresco, and when you're not enjoying its 5-star amenities, you'll join expert guides for immersive tours. Venture down the coast for an afternoon in Monaco and discover the glamour of Cannes, Antibes, and Saint-Paul de Vence. Afterward, transfer to Saint-Tropez, where a winery hopping tour greets your arrival, followed by a peaceful day sailing amid the Lérins Islands.

On your third day in Saint-Tropez, savor its cuisine on a food tour and relax at a legendary beach club. Then, continue to Aix-en-Provence and check into the lovely Hotel Le Pigonnet for a two-night stay, the first of which you'll spend dining at the esteemed La Table du Pigonnet. Refreshed and ready for more, lace up your walking shoes for a gentle meander around the lavender fields and hilltop towns of Parc du Luberon before transferring to Marseille. Here, a private walking tour and a superb meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant wrap up your adventure in style. Learn more

Itinerary #5: Luxury Highlights of Paris, Champagne & Alsace

Immerse yourself in the glamour and elegance of France's glamour and elegance on this highlights journey featuring prestigious vineyards. From an extravagant stay at Paris' legendary Ritz Hotel to a hot-air balloon ride over the Champagne region and a tour of Alsace's enchanting wine route, this itinerary is a treat for those who appreciate the finer things in life. Along the way, you'll explore medieval castles, savor farm-to-table cuisine, and uncover these beautiful regions' rich history and culture.

Explore historic Reims and meet winemakers in the Champagne region
Explore historic Reims and meet winemakers in the Champagne region
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Paris, Eiffel Tower Sunset Tour  Paris
Day 2 Treasures of Musée du Louvre, Cruise Along the Seine Paris
Day 3 Food & Wine of the Marais, Explore Medieval Sainte-Chapelle & Notre-Dame  Paris
Day 4 Discover Versailles Palace, Montmartre & Sacré-Coeur Walking Tour Paris
Day 5 Transfer to Reims, Champagne House & Winery Tour  Reims
Day 6 Reims City Tour, Sunset Balloon Flight Across Champagne Reims
Day 7 Transfer to Colmar via Strasbourg, Free Afternoon Colmar
Day 8 Alsace Wine Route: Vineyards, Castles & Medieval Villages  Colmar
Day 9 Visit the Farms of the Munster Valley  Colmar
Day 10 Transfer to Zürich, Depart   

Upon landing in Paris, you'll be introduced to the city's lavish side while refreshing at the iconic Ritz Paris and touring the Eiffel Tower at sunset. Then, with the guidance of experts, spend the following two days checking out renowned city highlights, including Le Musée du Louvre, Notre-Dame, and the chic Marais district. Additionally, detour to the Palace and Park of Versailles for a private tour before transferring to Reims on Day 5. This picturesque city is tucked within the Champagne wine-growing region, and your accommodation, the 5-star Domaine Les Crayères Relais, embodies its elegance.

After checking in, head out for visits to Champagne houses, then spend the following day touring the city alongside a guide and gliding above it in a hot-air balloon. Yet, another postcard-perfect destination awaits, and soon, you'll find yourself in this historic city of Colmar. Here, you'll spend four days immersed in its surrounding vineyards, medieval villages, and serene farms. Venture along the Alsace Wine Route, pausing to explore imposing castles, and journey into Munster Valley to learn the secrets of its namesake cheese before wrapping up your adventure with a transfer to Zürich. Learn more

Itinerary #6: Luxury Winter Wonderland in France & Switzerland: Annecy, Chamonix & Grindelwald

This winter-focused trip through the French and Swiss Alps offers a finely curated blend of adventure, luxury, and scenic excursions. You'll begin in the Alpine town of Annecy, exploring the local cuisine and culture, before moving on to the resort city of Chamonix for snowshoeing, paragliding, and more. Then, conclude your trip with an extended stay in Grindelwald, complete with a ride on the Jungfrau Railway, a day of skiing in Zermatt, and a rejuvenating stay at the 5-star Belvedere.

Explore the Alpine highlights of France and Switzerland on this winter tour
Explore the Alpine highlights of France and Switzerland on this winter tour
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Annecy (France), Explore the Cuisine & Culture of the Alps Annecy
Day 2 Discover Bauges Geopark, Farm Tour & Cheese Tasting, Chambéry Guided Tour Annecy
Day 3 Wineries of Savoie: Tour & Tastings Annecy
Day 4 Transfer to Chamonix, Alpine Snowshoe or Hiking Adventure  Chamonix
Day 5 Aiguille du Midi Cable Car, Hiking Excursion, Mer de Glace Glacier Chamonix
Day 6 Paragliding Experience in Planpraz-Brévent, Spa Time at QC Thermes Chamonix
Day 7 Transfer to Grindelwald (Switzerland) via Bern, Visit Bern Old City Grindelwald
Day 8 Winter Wonderland Railway Adventure & Day Trip to the Jungfraujoch Grindelwald
Day 9 Wintersports & Skiing in Picturesque Zermatt Grindelwald
Day 10 Transfer to Zürich, Depart  

Your wintry adventure begins in the enchanting French Alpine village of Annecy, and with the 5-star Black Bass Hotel serving as your base, you'll relax in style between outings. A privately guided tour kicks off your stay, then spend a day cheese tasting in the Bauges region before wrapping up your visit over a vineyard hopping excursion in Combe de Savoie. Next, transfer to the resort town of Chamonix, where a snowshoeing experience to the Montagnette Refuge introduces you to the region's Alpine landscapes. After, continue the mountain theme during a cable car ride and trek on the dramatic Aiguille du Midi.

Your third day in Chamonix promises to be one for the memory books, with a thrilling paragliding experience on the agenda, followed by a rejuvenating spa session at QC Terme Chamonix. Afterward, bid farewell to France and journey across the Switzerland border to Grindelwald. This resort town is tucked at the base of Eiger North Face and near the Zermatt ski field, but before donning skis for a full day on the mountain, explore your surroundings on a leisurely but striking ride aboard a cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch. Lastly, settle in for a transfer to Zürich, where your departing flight awaits. Learn more

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Map of 10 Days in France - 6 Luxury Itinerary Ideas
Map of 10 Days in France - 6 Luxury Itinerary Ideas