The Alliance Française de Seattle is heading to Provence!
Trip to Club Med Opio 2017
October 5 – 15, 2017
Price $3,835 per person ($600 non-refundable* 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 excursions!
Day 1: Arrive in Nice, transfer to Club Med Opio.
Day 2: Discover the resort, visit Valbonne.
Day 3: Provencal Escapade 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 through the narrow streets of the luminous city full of history.
Day 4: The Walls of Cannes Turn into a Movie Screen (½ day)
Explore the profitable love story between Cannes and the cinema. In the bend of a street or an avenue, at the top of the old historic town or along the famous Croisette, stumble across mural paintings representing Belmondo and Depardieu, the gorgeous Marilyn Monroe and Buster Keaton. You will appreciate this amazing outdoor iconographical film museum!
Day 5: Riviera Treasure of Lerins Islands (½ day)
Spend an out of time day and get on board towards one of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean Sea: the Islands of Lerins. On board the motorboat and enjoy this exceptional area for a break in perfect harmony with nature and culture. Finish the afternoon with a clear water swim and with aperitif on the boat.
Day 6: Do You Do Saint Tropez! (1 day)
Arrive by sea in Saint Tropez to discover more of this glamorous fishing village. Sail along the Riviera Coast, enjoy the hidden beauty of the wild creeks and the beaches of Pampelonne. Look for the celebrities’ villas that made the reputation of this small fishing port. Pace up and down the narrow streets and discover luxury boutiques, jet-set addresses, and capture a moment at the legendary ‘Gendarmerie. Taste the famous “tarte Tropezienne” in perfect spot such as the ramparts of the citadel or the docs.
Day 7: Fragonard, a Fragrant Balcony Overlooking the Se. (½ day)
Let yourself be driven by the captivating fragrances from the perfume factories of Grasse. Visit the perfume maker’s workshop, and learn about the different manufacturing process and their secrets. Choose your own program, get involved in a perfume workshop, discover the Provencal museum of costume and jewelry, or stroll through the narrows streets of Grasse.
Day8: Head for Monaco and the French Riviera (1 day)
From the Bay of Cannes to the town of Monaco, via ”the Capd’Antibes”, board in to a Rigid Inflatable Boat to discover the French Riviera and its stately properties hanging on the hillside of the rocks. Admire from the sea the views of Frontvielle and the rock on which the Prince’s Palace is perched. Following your wishes, visit the different areas of the Principality of Monaco.
Day 9: Enjoy your free day, visit Nice, etc.
Day 10: Transfers to Nice, flights back to USA.
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