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Arrival at Paris airport Charles de Gaulle Clear immigration and customs formality TGV train from the airport Charles de Gaulle to Dijon at 19, 58 h (direct, 1, 45 h). Arrival in Dijon at 21,43 h. Dijon Transfer to the hotel Check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel in Dijon
Breakfast at hotel. Check out of the hotel. Dijon is the regional capital of Burgundy. Guided tour of the city with its historic center and exceptional architectural heritage (churches, Dukes of Burgundy Palace, town manors). Lunch in Dijon.
Departure by bus for the Route des Grand Crus. Vougeot: in the heart of the vineyards a tour of the Chateau du Clos de Vougeot built by the Citeaux monks. Wine tasting. Departure by bus to Nuits-Saint-Georges. This is a beautiful town on the Route des Grands Crus famous with wines labeled AOC (Appellation d'Origine Contròlée- indicates the geographical origin, quality and (generally) the style of a wine. All Grand Cru and Premier Cru wines fall into the AOC category).
Cellar tour and guided tasting session. Additional - Tour of the Cassissium - an interactive museum about the universe of the blackcurrant (visit of the museum, guided visit of the liquoristerie Védrenne, tasting) - 8, 50 euro/pp.)
Proceed by bus to Beaune. Beaune Check-in at hotel. Overnight at hotel in Beaune.
Breakfast at hotel. Check out of the hotel. Guided tour of the historic center and famous Hospices de Baune with its multicolored roofs. Tour of Burgundy's last remaining traditional mustard mill. Introduction of the great wines of Burgundy - one hour wine workshop. Lunch in Baune. Proceed to Chateau de Meursault for visit and tasting.
Proceed to Chateau de Chassagne - Montrachet for visit and tasting. Departure by bus to Dijon. Overnight at hotel in Dijon
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from the hotel. Departure by bus to Les Riceys. The largest champagne territory with 866 ha under production and the only village in Champagne to have three A.O.C. controlled origin labels (for Champagne, Coteaux Champenois and Roséé de Riceys). A visit to the vineyards, a tour of the cadoles (vineyard
shelters built from dry stones), visit the Champagne cellars or a Riceys rosé cellar and enjoy tasting the wines (1 champagne tasting).
Proceed by bus to Ville-sur-Arce. Visit of the vineyard Remy Massin and Sons. Champagne tasting and lunch with local food (upon the weather pick-nick in the vineyard). Troyes Departure by bus to Troyes. Check in at hotel (standard check in time after 1400 hrs)
Time for explore the city center or for shopping in one of the 3 biggest French outlets. The "factory shops" were born in TROYES in the 1960s, to sell off local manufacturers' ends of lines. At first only open to factory staff, little by little they were opened to the general public. Some of Troyes great brands are: LACOSTE, DD, BABYGRO, ABSORBA, PETIT BATEAU, GIL, MARINER, VITOS...
The greatest international brands are now represented like Prada, Gucci, Berrbery etc.. They make TROYES a major centre for Textiles and Clothing, and the true Capital for "factory shops" for personal outfitting. Overnight at hotel in Troyes
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from the hotel Walking tour of the historic centre. It consisted of two areas: the Cité (aristocratic and ecclesiastical) and the Bourg (bourgeois and commercial). You will see a series of dwellings with typical Troyan architecture - half-timbered houses and streets so narrow that objects can be passed from
house to opposite house...Departure by bus to Reims ( about 2 hours)
Reims Lunch in Reims. Visit of one of the famous Champagne wine cellars of Reims with wine tasting (the choice will be made upon availability of the month and the date of the visit). Tour of the city. Reims is UNESCO city included 2 times in the UNESCO heritage list ( the first time for its monuments historic and the second time with the Champagne hillsides, houses and cellars). Visit of the cathedral Notre Dame de Reims (where 33 kings of France were crowned) and Palace of Tau.
Overnight in hotel in Reims.
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from the hotel. Visit of the Abbey of Saint Remi. Visit of one of the famous Champagne wine cellars of Reims with wine tasting (the choice will be made upon availability of the month and the date of the visit). Transfer to the train station. By train Reims - Paris.
Transfer to hotel in Paris. Check in at hotel (standard check in time after 1400 hrs) City tour to meet "the city of the light" with its famous landmarks : l'Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, Le Louvre, Tuilleries, les fameux ponts sur la Seine, la Madleine, Monmartre, Sacré Coeur...
In the evening additional Moulin Rouge Show ( first show at 9pm or
second show at 11 pm). Hotel pick up/drop off. Enjoy your evening with the "Féerie" show at the Moulin Rouge (first show 199 euro/pp or second 189 euro/pp) with a half bottle of Champagne per person. Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Paris.
Overnight at hotel in Paris
Breakfast at hotel. Time for explore the city and to feel its very special atmosphere
Additional: Skip-the-Line Eiffel Tower Visit, Paris City Tour, and Seine Cruise ( 62 euro/pp), or Skip-the-line Ticket to the Eiffel Tower (39 euro/pp), or Lunch at the Eiffel Tower with Skip-the-Line-Ticket (45 euro/pp),or Visit of the Louvre with Audioguide (39 euro/pp), or Visit the Orsay Museum with Audioguide (37 euro/pp) or tour to Versailles Palace (69 euro/pp), full day excursion to Versailles and its Gardens with an Audio guideand transport (SIC) from/to Paris. Spend a day at the Palace of Versailles. Visit on your own the gardens, the State Apartments, the King's and Queen's bedrooms and the Hall of Mirrors in the morning then after lunch, enjoy your free time in the gardens.
Overnight at hotel in Paris
Check out from the hotel. Transfer to Paris airport to take flight for India