Provence Trip

The Alliance Française de Seattle is heading to Provence!

Trip to Club Med Opio 2017

Provence, France
October 5 – 15, 2017
Price $3,835
 per person ($600 non-refundable* deposit)

To register, please email your completed REGISTRATION FORM to director@afseattle.org and pay your deposit here: PAY DEPOSIT

This all-inclusive (all meals, snacks, open bar, sports activities, lessons, and more!) travel package includes airfare and 9 nights at Club Med Opio in Provence,  featuring 6 excursions and daily French conversation during the apéritif.
About the resort: Club Med Opio en Provence. 4 Trident resort in Opio France, in the hills just north of Cannes. Amenities include 2 swimming pools, 9-hole golf course and golf restaurant, Club Med Spa by L’OCCITANE, tennis courts, and more!

*Deposit refunded only if trip is canceled.

Discover the wonderful region of Provence with these great excursion options!

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Connecting with Culture

ANTIBES, ROYAL CITY (½ Day)
Let’s go and discover the old district of Antibes : its little shops, its provencal market with delightful scents and its Port Vauban… A city that has been able to keep its yesteryear’s charm.

GRASSE, CAPITAL OF PERFUME (½ Day)
Discover the ancestral streets of the old town of Grasse and the perfumery Fragonard. A guided tour will be given to explore the creation of a perfume.

PERFUME CREATION (½ Day)
Enjoy being in the capital of perfume to create your own fragrance thanks to a palette of more than 80 scents in order to find the perfect harmony!

PROVENCAL ESCAPE IN ST PAUL DE VENCE (½ Day)
Let’s discover St Paul de Vence where actors, artists and writers made the village into a bubbling cultural center. With the company of a local passionate guide, walk in the narrow streets of the luminous city full of history.

PROVENÇAL FRAGANCES AND FLAVOURS (½ Day)
Dive into an historical Provence and discover stills and their 3000 years of perfume history within a famous perfume factory in Grasse. Then, taste typical products, in the heart of a provencal garden next to the small perched village of Gourdon. An enchanting setting for great moments of conviviality.

Nature larger than life

LERINS ISLAND WITH TYPICAL OLD BOAT DAY (½ Day)
If you come on the French Riviera you have to spend a day on a typical and old fashion boat. Visit the Cannes bay, the Saint Honorat Island. Feel the serenity of the cloistered presence and discover a unique land that produces great wines. An introduction to sail is offered at the end of the program.

MARINELAND (1 Day)
One of the biggest sea animal parks in Europe which propose amazing shows and various aquariums. Benefit of our preferencial GM Club Med tickets rates with a direct acces to the park.

FAMILY INSTANT AT THE CAMP TRAPPEUR (1 Day)
The trapper camp is the perfect place to spend a convivial day with family or friends. Perched huts, aerial paths, forest jump and also a lounge space for the less braves are waiting for you. For youngers, poney rides in the woods are also proposed.

BIKE HIKES (½ Day or Day)
Take the chance to explore new landscapes through forest, cultivated fields and Provencal villages.

In search of emotion

EMERALD DIVING (½ Day)
Follow the river flow which slaloms to the bottom the canyon. Jump, dive, slide during this activity where everything is possible, and nothing compulsory. This activity is for you, if you are searching for a refreshing moment and if you like to be in touch with nature.

SEA, SUN, FUN & BUGGY (½ Day)
A real American beach party ! Be ready for an hour ride in our buggies to discover the Var and its forests. Just a glimpse, an unexpected peaceful oasis offering anything you want: Welcome to the St Cassien lake. This natural theater is an essential step of your road trip. Have a walk, relax in our recliners or participate to different water-based activities: you just have to choose!

PROVENCAL BUGGY SAFARY (½ Day)
In our special 2 seats buggies, wander the Grasse hinterland in a thousand ways ! Choose yourself if you prefer an 1h30 tour or a complete 3h tour to escape the daily grind and enjoy some exceptional landscapes on small winding roads…

À la carte

DO YOU DO YOU SAINT TROPEZ Day
An idyllic setting full of charm for this former fishing village which has become over the years a must-see spot of the Riviera.

NISSA BELLA (½ Day)
The most Italian French city opens its door to you. Discover the jewel of the Côte d’Azur through a program full of contrasts. Explore a vast wine estate located in the heights of Nice or have a charming walk on the famous Promenade des Anglais. What if you stopped for a moment to taste some Nice culinary specialties like the Socca or the small stuffed of Provence ? You can even visit the Old Nice if you are eager to.

MAXI-CATA, THE SEA AS A NATURAL SETTING (½ Day or Day)
Shaded by the sails, carry by the sea blast, the maxi-catamaran drops anchor after a ride along the Mediterranean coastline. Then, enjoy the benefits of swimming and just relax. A professional sailing team welcomes you in a friendly atmosphere.

CANNES EXPERIENCE ½ Day
Up to you. Shopping, swimming, wake boarding along the famous Croisette! A program tailored to your needs…

For more information, please contact info@afseattle.org

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