Fly to Paris from Toronto airport.
Pick up at Paris airport (Charles de Gaulle), transfer to hotel. Free time after check-in at hotel.
Paris, the most populated municipality and the capital of France, is at the center of the Paris Basin. It attracts nearly 80 million visitors all over the world. The tourist attractions of France, especially Paris, is explained by the large number and wide variety of points of interest, the rich historical, cultural and artistic heritage, the temperate climate and the ease of access and transport infrastructure, etc.
1, Depart in the morning from boulevard Champs-Élysées to Belgium. Arrive at the "Venice of the North" - Bruges. Known as the pearl of Flanders, we can walk on the medieval style streets and express our love and pure feelings in front of the tower just like in a fairy tale.
2, After lunch, continue to Brussels, panoramic guided tour of the city with the famous Grand Place, King's house and City Hall, Atomium, statue "Little Julian". A good chance to buy the famous Belgian chocolate.
Accommodation: hotel on the outskirts of the city.
1, After breakfast, leave for Hague, the seat of the Dutch government and parliament. First arrive at the Peace Palace where stays the Cour International of Justice and then, the Scheveningen central park.
2, After lunch, continue to the beautiful village of Zaanse Schans to visit the windmill, workshop clogs, cheese farm. Arrive in Amsterdam. Go to visit the Diamond Factory then take a cruise on the canals.
1, Depart in the morning to Cologne and visit the Cologne Cathedral, one of the four largest cathedrals in the world.
2, Continue to Bonn, birthplace of the great composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, Capital of the Federal Republic of Germany between 1949 and 1990. Panoramic guided tour to the former offices of the Federal Government, University of Bonn, Beethoven Square, etc.
3, After lunch, continue to Trier, the oldest city in Germany, the birthplace of Karl Marx, founder of communism. Accommodation: hotel in the Trier region.
1, Visit the Porta Nigra, and then walk up to the house of Karl Marx. Continue to Luxembourg, panoramic view of the Constitution Square, Adolphe Bridge, Grand Canyon and Palace of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
2, After lunch, drive back to Paris. Arrive in Paris in late afternoon.
Departure in the morning after breakfast at hotel . Arrival in Vichy around 13:00.
Vichy has been tied to the Bonaparte family since 1799, when mother of Napoleon I came to the spa town for a treatment. It was under this empire that the Parc des Sources was created, where you can taste several different sources for different treatments. Ex. LUCAS is good for the skin allergy that is why it is used for spa and VICHY cosmetics. CELESTIN is used for mineral water. LA CHAMEL, HOPITAL and LA GRAND GRILL are widely applied for medical treatment and skin care. It was Napoleon III, who has transformed the city. He came to Vichy 5 times a year for treatment and ordered the construction of a new park, roads, acorridor along the Allier River, a church and a city hall. Napoleon III also brought the railway to Vichy and inaugurated the Opera-Casino in 1865. These improvements in infrastructure helped him in his goal of making Vichy a world class spa destination, the Queen of Spa Town.
Check in hotel near Lyon.
After the breakfast, leave for Orange, best known and most visited for its Roman monuments, the Ancient Theatre and the Triumphal Arch. Both have been very well conserved over the centuries.
After Orange, leave for Avignon, the capital of Christendom in the Middle Ages. The palace of popes (Le Palais des Papes), and the Pont Saint-Bénezet (Saint-Bénezet bridge) are listed by UNESCO as World Heritage sites.
In the afternoon, visit of the Gard Bridge (Pont du Gard), a Roman monument built halfway through the 1st century AD. It is a three-leval aqueduct which allows water to flow across the Gardon River to supply the city of Nîmes, formerly known as Nemausus.
Check in hotel near Arles.
Attention: During the season of Lavender:
In the afternoon, instead of Pont du Gard, we will head to Gordes, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France. After enjoy the view and the sunshine in the countryside, head to Sénanque Abbey, a lovely medieval Cistercian abbey that is one of the best places to see Provence's famed lavender field.
Check in hotel near AIX-EN-PROVENCE.
After breakfast, visit of Arles, most famous for two things, its Roman ruins such as the Arena and the Theater, built in the 1st centuryand its association with Van Gogh who lived here in 1888 and created a lot of important paintings. The streets of this city full of art ambiance are truly medieval in character: narrow and winding between ancient buildings.
Continue to Nice, one of most popular beach for holiday in Europe. Free time stroll in the Angel Bay and the English Promenade and the then the old town of Nice (Vieux Nice).
The principality of Monaco is a tiny city-state on the Mediterranean Sea. Hollywood movie actress GRACE KELLY is the later princess of the country. The casino of Mont Carlo attracts thousands of people to gamble here. The Palais Princier (Prince's Palace), the Monaco Cathedral, the Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium and the Jardin Exotique (Exotic Gardens) are world-renowned attraction.
Check in hotel near Nice.
After breakfast, we will go through the mountainous road along the seaside directly to Grasse, a typical provencal small town where we will visit the famous perfume museum, Fragonard.
Continue to visit Cannes, a host city of the annual Cannes Film Festival that attracts all the fans of movies all over the world. You will find lots of hand -prints of your favorite movie stars on the Star Avenue.
Check in hotel near Grenoble
After breakfast, we will visit Annecy, one of the most beautiful towns in the Alps, and
an attractive setting with woods, mountains and the Lake d'Annecy. The River Thiou , running through Annecy makes it the 'Venice of the Alps'.
It is also home to a number of important monuments such as the Palais de l'Ile , built in the 12th century. It was a court house and an old prison. The Château d ‘Annecy (Annecy Castle) was the home of the Counts of Geneva. Pont des amours (bridge of lovers), if two lovers kiss on the middle of the bridge, they will neverever separate.
Arrive in Paris at about 20:00.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport of Paris and return to your sweet home in Toronto. End of trip.
Valid passport (valid for 6 months after the return date) and valid Schengen visa are required (except countries in the Visa Waiver Program). Sinorama accepts no liability for the customs delay.
Admission fees are subject to change according to season.
Standard room (the European hotel has only one double or two single beds in the room, request for an extra bed is not accepted.)
One registered luggage and one carry-on per person.
A copy of passport is required 45 days before departure for booking air ticket.
Cancellation 45 days or less before departure: no refund; cancellation 46-60 days before departure: 50% of travel costs will be applied as administrative costs, the remains will be refunded; cancellation 61 days or more before departure: 10% of travel costs will be applied as administrative costs, the remains will be refunded.
Sinorama reserves all rights to cancel or change the order of tours without notice depending on the customs formality, weather, traffic and schedule change of tour sites, etc. and accepts no responsibility for the additional costs incurred by them.
We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance.
Price include：1.International Airticket included
Price exclude：1, Admission fees
|Amsterdam’s Cruise||EUR 17||EUR 8.5(4-12years)|
|Karl Marx's House||EUR 4||EUR 4|
|Ancient Theatre of Orange||EUR 9.5||EUR 7.5(7-17years)|
|Papal palace||EUR 11||EUR 9(8-17years)|
|Gard bridge||EUR 8.5||EUR 6(6-17years)|
|Papal palace+The Pont Saint-Benezet||EUR 13.5||EUR 10.5(7-17years)|
|Arenas in Arles||EUR 8||EUR 8|
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a) 46 days prior to departure date: 20% of total price will be applied as administrative fees. The remains will be refunded.
b) From 31 to 45 days prior to departure date: 50% of total price will be applied as administrative fees. The remains will be refunded.
c) 30 days or less prior to departure date: impossible to modify the itinerary or receive reimbursement.
d) Should the participant fail to show up on time on the departure date regardless of any reasons, the entire travel package is non-refundable, non-changeable, non-transferable.
3, Trips for 8 days or more (package with air ticket included):
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b) From 46 to 60 days prior to departure date: 50% of total price will be applied as administrative fees. The remains will be refunded.
c) 45 days or less prior to departure date: impossible to modify the itinerary or receive reimbursement.
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b. The difference must be paid at the time of modification;
c. 31 days prior to departure date: no administrative fees；
d. From 15 to 30 days prior to departure date 20% of total price will be applied as administrative fees.
e. From 8 to 14 days b prior to departure date 50% of total price will be applied as administrative fees.
f. 7 days or less prior to departure date: impossible to modify the itinerary or receive reimbursement;
g. Trips for 8 days or more: Written request is necessary at least 45 days prior to departure date. 20% of total price will be applied as administrative fees.
2. Changing number of participant(s) requested by customers (ALL REQUESTS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY)
a. Increasing numbers of participant(s): complete the difference of tour fees.
b. Decreasing numbers of participant(s):
- 15 or more prior to departure date 20% of total price will be applied as administrative fees;
- 8 to 14 days prior 50% of total price will be applied as administrative fees.
c. 7 days or less prior to departure date: impossible to modify the itinerary and the departure date, or receive reimbursement;
d. Trips for 8 days or more: Written request is necessary at least 45 days prior to departure date. 20% of total price will be applied as administrative fees.
3. Any modification is not acceptable 60 days or less before departure for package with air ticket.
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SPECIAL SALES AND FINAL SALES (including sales on cooperated site web such as Groupon, promorabais, vie urbaine, nCrowd, Buytopia, Livingsocial, Wagjag, Travelzoo, kumapon, and tours which require payment in advance for entrance fees, but not limited to these sales)
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c. Changing the number of participant(s) requested by customers:
- Increasing numbers of participant(s): complete the additional cost provided that it is still available.
- Decreasing numbers of participant(s): no refund.
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1, Each room contains one or two double beds in all hotels in North America. Each room contains one or two single beds in all hotels in Europe.
2, Each room allows only 4 people in maximum in North America (children included); 2 people in maximum in Europe. It is not allowed to add an extra bed. An additional amount must be paid according to the hotel policy if travelers insist adding an extra bed.
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The seats on bus are generally arranged according to the order of the clients’ reservation. If the client has special requirement, he or she can pay fees in order to choose the seats on bus in advance (applicable only for bus tours in North American, payment should be settled 3 days before departure. Please contact us for more information). The prices for the first three rows are:
1 day’ tour: $10 per person;
2 days’ tour, $20 per person;
3-4 days’ tour, $30 per person;
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2, If the traveler fails to comply with the indication of the guide to gather at the meeting point in time during the trip, the traveler himself will be responsible for any additional costs and incurred damage.
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4, If participant does not show up at the agreed place and time of meet up during the trip, the participant will be responsible for any additional costs and the missed itinerary cannot be recourse or refunded.
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1, Sinorama Bus Tour does not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss resulting from force majeure or a trip without insurance. WE SINCERELY SUGGEST OUR PARTICIPANTS TO PURCHASE PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE TO RECEIVE THE NECESSARY PROTECTION.
2, Sinorama Bus Tour reserves all rights, while respecting the program, to cancel or change the order of visits without notice depending on the customs formalities, weather and traffic, time changing or the closing day of tour sites, etc. The tickets prices and meals can be changed according to the season without notice.
3, It is the full responsibility and expense of the consumers to obtain all documents required by all relevant government authorities. It is the responsibility of the consumer to ensure the possession of any travel documents required by North America, Europe and any other third countries of destination as well as the return to the country of origin. Sinorama Bus Tour accepts no responsibility for any losses caused by the refusal of visa or travel documents for countries of destination or connection (as a result of criminal records or other issues), or any customs problems.
4. For international tours, valid passport (valid for 6 month after the return date) and valid visas are required. Sinorama Bus Tour Bus tour accepts no liability for customs delay. Sinorama Bus Tour does not endorse any considerable delays at customs because of personal mistakes made by travelers themselves. Therefore the traveler will be obliged to leave the group from the border and be held responsible for their own return fee.