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The French Art – From Paris to South

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With 45 monuments listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2019, France is a country steeped in cultural and artistic heritage. Your trip will revolve around the monuments and places that represent French art, and that have influenced French society and world history. 

The tour will start in Paris where you will have the opportunity to visit the Louvre, the Château de Versailles or the Eiffel Tower nicknamed the Iron Lady. Afterwards, you can visit the Montmartre district and discover the various street artists.

The second part of the trip will take place in the South of France, and you will have the opportunity to discover the villages that inspired painters such as Picasso or Cézanne.

Sample Itinerary

Welcomed at the airport by Artoo Travel with private transfer from the airport to your hotel along with the rest of the day to rest serenely.

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After breakfast at the hotel, discover the Louvre: the largest museum in the world. With a professional guide, you will visit the most important areas of the museum, and have the option to spend some time admiring the paintings and sculptures.

Complimentary lunch in a local restaurant

In the afternoon, you will go for a walk in the Montmartre district. After the visit of the Sacré Coeur Basilica, your guide will direct you to the Place du Tertre: a reminder of the time when Montmartre was the Mecca of modern art. Today, experience and watch painters and artists next to each other create stunning portraits and landscapes. You may also take a coffee break on the square and admire the various artistic creations.

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Breakfast at the hotel and private transfer to the Chateau of Versailles: The official residence of the kings of France, most notably Louis XIV. Versailles is an impressive historical monument with its infamous Hall of Mirrors and lavish gardens.

Lunch and free afternoon in Paris.

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Start the day with an Urban Game in the Latin Quarter. A life-size Escape Game to make you discover this district in a playful way. You will have 1h30 to solve the riddles in teams.

Complimentary lunch.

After a lively morning, climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and admire the panoramic view of the city and the historical monuments of Paris. Afterwards, leave from the Trocadero for a “Happy Hour” cruise on the Seine and enjoy the sunset along with the illuminated monuments.

Lunch and free afternoon in Paris.

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Let’s leave the capital to reach the small Provencal town of Aix en Provence. After a 3-hour train ride, you will arrive at the heart of Aix en Provence: city of the painter Paul Cézanne. 

The afternoon will be devoted to a guided tour of the city themed after the painter. You will discover his sources of inspiration along with his favourite places. The tour will end with a visit to Cézanne’s studio.

Free time at the end of the day.

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The morning will start with a bus tour of the Saint-Victoire mountain (Paul Cézanne’s muse) and its surroundings. You will have a moment to be inspired and paint.

Complimentary lunch.

Enjoy a drive to Les Beaux de Provence to discover the wonderful landscapes of Provence, and enjoy an art and music show in the old quarries of Les Beaux.

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Departure from Aix en Provence to the small town of Vallauris where Picasso lived for several years. Guided visit of the Picasso National Museum where you will discover two monumental works entitled “War and Peace”.

Lunch and free afternoon in Nice. Stroll through the old town of Nice or along the Promenade des Anglais.

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Head to the mountains of Nice to discover the village of Saint Paul de Vence. On the way, you will stop at the Maeght Foundation, a private modern and contemporary art foundation.

Complimentary lunch.

The afternoon will be devoted to the visit of the village of Èze, the most beautiful perched village in France with a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean. With a little luck, you may even see Corsica.

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Your Stay during Covid-19

Hygiene and safety have always been one of our main concerns at Artoo Travel. We have therefore decided to reinforce our health and safety protocolIn compliance with the latest governmental guidelines, we have implemented additional sanitary measures to ensure safety of everyone.

Distribution of individual health kits


At the arrival at CDG airport or at the train station, each guest will receive a health kit (that includes masks, gloves and hand sanitizer) to ensure your health & safety during your entire stay. Please keep in mind that mask must be worn within all public spaces.

Hotel arrival and departure procedures


New measures with our hotel partners have been taken at the reception to maintain quality service while respecting the new health and safety rules:
• Installation of a Plexiglas screen at the front desk and ground marking to enforce social distancing.
• Payment by credit card will be encouraged and payment terminals will always be cleaned before and after each use.
• Guest’s luggage will be carried up to rooms separately.

Cancelation policy


We have reviewed our cancelation policies to give you more flexibility in planning your trip: All our reservations are now cancelable and modifiable.

We are sure that you will understand these unexpected measures.

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