-Explore 2 great countries in Europe
-Indulge in French food & wine
-Hike the French Alps
-Beach lounging on Spanish coast
-Learn about the culture in Spain
-Experience Barcelona like a local
France and Spain are two of the most visited countries in Europe boasting stunning scenery and rich historical culture.
France is known for having the best gastronomy in the world and gorgeous landscapes ranging from stunning vineyards to the highest mountains in Europe.
Spain has 300 days of sun a year and is famous for its eccentric artists like Salvador Dalí and Antoni Gaudí.
These culture rich destinations make France & Spain perfect for group travel tours.
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
To ensure included transportation:
Plan to arrive Day 1 by 9:00 AM
Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN)
Travelers are responsible for their own transportation to airport
Plan to depart at any time on Day 10 (2018) / Day 11 (2019)
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.
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.
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.
Arrive at Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) and take included transportation to the Palace of Versailles.
Breathe in the beauty of King Louis XIV's royal château, one of the most magnificent palaces in the world.
Arrive at your hotel in Burgundy, one of the most beautiful regions of France which is famous for its delicious wine.
Enjoy an additional night in Paris exploring the beautiful Notre Dame de Paris, the Louvre, the Tuileries Garden, Place de la Concorde and more!
Spend the afternoon exploring this incredible city and go on an optional Seine river cruise where you'll see the most beautiful monuments of the French Capital!
Have dinner in an authentic restaurant in Paris with your group and spend the night soaking in the famous City of Lights.
In 2019, wake up in Paris and make your way to Dijon via high speed train.
Have lunch in the ancient capital of Burgundy and enjoy the delicious regional cuisine unique to this part of the world.
Wander through the medieval streets of Dijon before making our way to our new home in the French countryside of Burgundy.
Wake up in the Burgundy countryside and enjoy your coffee, pastries, and croissants straight from the boulangerie.
Enjoy a day of wine tasting at vineyards that have been family owned for generations and become fully immersed in French culture.
Learn the art of French cooking and execute recipes using fresh ingredients with the help of a Chef.
After your day of delicious cheese and wine, it is time for some much needed outdoor activity!
Explore the Canal de Bourgogne on a bike or hike through the picturesque farmland of Burgundy.
Enjoy lunch with local products of the region such as snails, charcuterie, and kir.
Soak in the countryside in the late afternoon, relax on the grounds of our château and enjoy the French pace of life.
This evening, prepare dinner again, set the table à la française and enjoy your last night in Burgundy!
Depart Burgundy early and drive to the French Alps and stop in the beautiful town of Annecy, also known as the 'Venice of the Alps.'
Arrive in Chamonix by the afternoon and explore the village that hosted the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924.
Spend your first night in the French Alps enjoying a regional Savoyard dinner with the tour group.
Start the day hiking in the French Alps and enjoy stunning views of Mount Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe standing at 15,776 feet.
*In the afternoon, experience the top of the Aiguille du Midi at 12,605 feet and admire a 360° view of France, Switzerland, and Italy.
The snowcapped glaciers are not to be forgotten in the adventure capital of Europe.
*Only if weather permitting. Other activities will be added if necessary.
Depart France early in the morning for the next leg of your adventure awaiting in Spain.
In late afternoon, arrive at your new home in the medieval town of Begur on the Costa Brava of Spain.
Indulge in the local Spanish tapas, explore the Castle of Begur and take a stroll through the charming streets overlooking the ocean.
By now, you will have had plenty of time to get to know your fellow travelers from the France group travel tour.
Today we'll adventure over to the award winning beaches along the Spanish Coast.
We'll spend the day soaking up the sun on the Mediterranean at some of the most beautiful beaches this side of the world has to offer.
In the afternoon, venture out on a stunning coastal hike that will connect you to neighboring beaches and towns.
After a typical Spanish breakfast, go on a walking tour with a local guide and visit different medieval villages of Catalonia.
Have lunch in Peratallada, an 11th-century typical Catalonian village, and spend the afternoon relaxing at the beach.
Have tapas and paella for dinner in Begur and enjoy your last night in Costa Brava with your new friends.
After a short drive, arrive at the enchanting seaside city of Barcelona, an epicenter for art, culture, food and nightlife.
Explore the Gothic Quarter, walk in the districts of El Born or Poble Nou and see the landmark Sagrada Família church.
Barcelona is the perfect climax to an already unforgettable adventure through Europe. You will never want to leave this city!
On the final day of our adventure, wake up early to soak in the last morning in Europe together.
Say goodbye to your fellow France & Spain group travelers and depart at any time of the day with instructions from your tour leaders on how to take taxis, busses, or even Uber to the airport.
Be sure to ask your trip leaders for suggestions on what to do if you chose to spend more time in beautiful Barcelona.
For 2018 dates:
-10 day / 9-night stay in multi-share accommodation
-9 Breakfasts and 9 dinners
For 2019 dates:
- 11 day / 10-night stay in multi-share accommodation
- 9 Breakfasts and 8 dinners
-Entrance to Gardens of Versailles (for 2018 only)
-Biking tour, cooking class and wine tasting in France
-Hike in the French Alps
-Tour guide during Catalonian Cultural day
-Airport pickup at Paris CDG and ground transportation
-Under30Experiences Trip Leader
-The chance to meet some kick-ass people
-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 France and from Spain
*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 10 (2018) / Day 11 (2019)
*Please wait to book your flight until you receive an email from us with more details