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France: Food & Wine

Duration:

6 Days / 5 Nights

Early Signup: From $1,695

Regular: From $1,895

THE EXPERIENCE

Known for having the best gastronomy in the world – and gorgeous landscapes from stunning vineyards to the magnificent Eiffel Tower – France has so much to offer & we curated a trip to taste the best of it.

Savor the food & wine France has to offer, but also get the opportunity to explore Paris and some of the most beautiful places in the country.

Start

Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport
To ensure included transportation: 
Plan to arrive Day 1 by 9:00 am

Finish

Paris City Center
Many travelers choose to extend their stay in Paris. Travelers are responsible for their own transportation to airport. Your Trip Leader will be happy to help you with directions.
Plan to depart at any time on Day 6

Physical Activity:

Light

This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Physical Activity:

Moderate

This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities.  Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

Physical Activity:

High

This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.

Trip Overview

Day 1

Arrival in Paris

Arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) by 9:00 am and be shuttled to your boutique hotel in the center of Paris.

Spend the day exploring the French capital on a guided walking tour. See symbolic monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame de Paris, and the Louvre.

Enjoy an opening dinner with your new fellow friends in a Parisian restaurant.

Day 2

Depart for Burgundy

Wake-up in Paris and get ready to start your adventure in Burgundy. This is one of the most beautiful regions of France, famous for its rich history and wine!

Stop to visit one of the most emblematic French castles, Fontainebleau and its gardens.

Get settled in your new home in a typical village and explore the huge park of the property.

Enjoy a typical dinner from the Burgundy region prepared by our very own French Chef.

Day 3

Wine & French Gastronomy

Say bonjour to the French countryside and enjoy your coffee, pastries, and croissants from the boulangerie.

Travel to Beaune for a wine tasting where our favorite Frenchies, Nicole & Pierre, will teach you their passion for Burgundy wine.

Later, learn the art of French cooking and execute recipes using fresh ingredients in your cooking class.

Day 4

Burgundy Canal Adventure

After your day of delicious cheese and Burgundy wine, it is time to for some outdoor activity!

Depart for a bike tour along the Canal de Bourgogne and admire the picturesque farmland.

Have lunch by the canal--try escargots and have a glass of "kir," the traditional drink of the region. Spend the afternoon hiking, playing pétanque or relaxing.

This evening, you will be preparing dinner again and setting the table à la française!

Day 5

Return to Paris

After breakfast, leave the French countryside and head to Paris where you’ll enjoy another day visiting this beautiful city.

Learn about culture in Paris while eating tartare, cheese, and drinking more delicious wine.

Enjoy a walk on the Seine River and the spectacular views of the illuminated Parisian monuments. Do not miss the Eiffel Tower sparkling at night!

Day 6

Relaxation & Departure

Enjoy your last morning in Paris and depart at any time of the day.

Ask your Trip Leader for suggestions if you choose to spend more time in Paris or need directions to the airport.

Keep in touch with your new friends as part of the Under30Experiences Community.

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What's Included

We've got you covered:

-6 day / 5 night stay in twin share accommodation
-6 Breakfasts and 5 dinners
-Entrance to Fontainebleau Castle
-Biking tour, cooking class and wine tasting in France
-Food tour in Paris
-Seine River Walk
-Guided walking tour of Paris
-Airport pick-up at Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG)
-Under30Experiences Trip Leader
-Taxes always included, never hidden fees, & NO blackout dates
-Book with confidence: it's free to switch your trip more than 30 days out

*Travelers responsible for international airfare to and from France
*Accommodations can vary but will be the same quality

When should I book my flight?
Plan to arrive Day 1 by 9:00 am and to depart anytime Day 6
*Please wait to book your flight until you receive an email from us with more details

Duration:

6 Days / 5 Nights

Early Signup: From $1,695

Regular: From $1,895

OUR travelers LOVE US

France Trip Reviews

"Went on my first U30X trip (France) with Tour Guide Jesse James and had the greatest time! Learned so much about French culture, cuisine, wine and met some really wonderful people. Everything about this trip is as authentic as it gets, something I would not be able to have experienced if I just went as a tourist. I highly recommend this trip to anyone that enjoys meeting new people and immersing themselves in a new culture." -Scott L.

"Just got back from the France food and wine tour and I could not be happier. Marion was the best guide and friend we could have asked for during our stay in Paris and the countryside! The group was amazing and we are def planning a reunion for another U30X tour soon, we just can’t get enough! The food was tasty, the wine was delicious, the whole experience exceeded my expectations! Highly recommend!" -Michelle C.

"I just got back from my first U30X trip in France, and I can definitely say that it won't be my last! Shout out to our awesome trip leaders, Marion and Delphine, for leading such a great trip! I really enjoyed exploring the nearby towns and learning more about French culture and history. My favorite part of the trip (aside from all of the delicious food & wine) was the scenic bike ride along the Burgundy Canal. I highly recommend this trip and U30X!" -Emely P.

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