The French Riviera by Train

Rail

Overview

Soak up the sun of the French Rivieria as you explore the French cities of Nice, Antibes, Cannes and Monte Carlo on this popular holiday by train.

Trip Duration:
1 Week
Destinations:
Trip Type:
Classic Routes
Romantic
Scenic
Dates Available:
September 2012, October 2012

Itinerary

Day 1: London to Nice

The holiday starts in London, where passengers board the high-speed Eurostar service to the heart of Paris. Passengers are transferred from Paris Gare de l'Est across the city to board a TGV service to Nice. The journey gives passengers the opportunity to travel through the heart of France from the comfort of the train.

Accommodation Included: Boréal Hotel (3*)
Meals Included: Dinner

 

Day 2: Nice

Travellers are treated to a guided walking tour of Nice, exploring many of the city's main sights. Spend the afternoon at your own leisure, perhaps exploring the old town or habour.

Accommodation Included: Boréal Hotel (3*)
Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Day 3: Villefranche-sur-Mer

On the third day, travellers visit Villefranche-sur-Mer by train, and are given the whole day to explore the town, visiting the harbour and beach, or just making the most of the town's shops and cafes. In the evening, travellers are taken back to Nice by train and served dinner.

Accommodation Included: Boréal Hotel (3*)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 4: Nice

Travellers are free to spend the fourth day at their own pace, visiting the sights they didn't get to see on Day 2, or visiting those that they loved again. There is plenty to see and do in Nice, so you won't get bored.

Accommodation Included: Boréal Hotel (3*)
Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Day 5: Antibes and Cannes

In the morning, travellers are taken to Antibes by train, a relatively short journey. In Antibes, you may explore the town at your own pace, visting the market or visiting any of the cultural attractions. In the afternoon, the journey continues by train to Cannes, famous for its annual film festival. You are free to do what you like in Cannes, before the group returns by train to Nice.

Accommodation Included: Boréal Hotel (3*)
Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Day 6: Monaco

The final full day in the French Rivieria is spent in Monaco. A train takes travellers from Nice in the morning, before a guided tour is given in the principality, uncovering some of its history and sights. Travellers get to explore the Old Town and Place du Palais. In the evening, a train is caught back to Nice before a final dinner.

Accommodation Included: Boréal Hotel (3*)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 7: Nice to London

Travellers take the same route back to London, travelling via Paris on the TGV and Eurostar.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Operator

Treyn Rail Holidays

Treyn (RailHolidays.com) is a company dedicated to offering and running high quality rail holidays across the world. The company offers a huge range of holidays, from luxury tours to city breaks.

Price

Prices for this holiday include all rail travel and transfers across Paris. Six nights' accommodation with breakfasts is also included, in addition to three dinners. All guided tours and excursions are also included within the price.

Passengers may choose to upgrade their Eurostar ticket to Standard Premier Class, for a supplement starting from £85 each way.

DateSingle OccupancyTwin / Double OccupancyTreyn Reference
06.09.12Please Call£8182NRS09
14.09.12Sold OutSold Out2NRS10
27.09.12Please Call£7982NRS11
04.10.12£1,003£7782NRS12

All prices quoted are per person, based on full occupancy of a room.