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South of France & Barcelona: European Student Trip

France, Spain
A view of Carcassonne in the South France.

South of France & Barcelona: European Student Trip

France, Spain

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Day 1:

Board your overnight flight to Marseille                                

Day 2: Marseille – Baux de Provence - Avignon          

Meet your tour leader at the airport

Take a guided tour through Baux de Provence

Travel to Avignon

Dine near the renowned Place de l’Horloge

Day 3: Avignon – Pont du Gard – Uzes

Start the day with a guided tour of Avignon

You will see:

·         Palace of the Popes

·         Saint-Bénézet Bridge

Visit Pont du Gard aqueduct and stroll along the du Gard River

Explore the candy museum Haribo

Day 4: Nimes - Carcassonne

Discover the Nimes Arenas

Drive to Grotte des Demoiselles

Explore the stalactite and stalagmite formations in the caves

Travel to Carcassonne

Day 5: Carcassonne - Lastours

Enjoy a guided tour of the Carcassonne fortress

Explore the medieval city with your leisure time

Head over to the Châteaux Cathares in Lastours

Hike to the four castles: Cabaret, Tour Régine, Surdespine, and Quertineux

End the day back in Carcassonne with a night stroll to the Old Bridge

Day 6: Figueras – Calella

Travel to Figueras, Spain

Visit the Dali Museum

Head over to Calella

Enjoy free time at the beach

Day 7: Barcelona         

Discover the iconic landmarks in the center of Barcelona

Experience the Sagrada Familia Cathedral

Walk through Güel Park

Tour the FC Barcelona soccer stadium

Day 8: Barcelona

Explore the city

You will see:

·         Santa Maria del Mar Church

·         Generalita Palace

·         The Gothic Quarter

Leisure time to visit Ramblas

Enjoy a Paella workshop with professional chefs

Day 9: Barcelona

Depart for the airport home

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9-Day European School Trip

Spend 9 days exploring the best of the South of France and Barcelona, Spain on this jam-packed student tour. History is a major part of this educational tour, where your class will visit Pont du Gard, a 2,000 year old Roman aqueduct, the Nimes areas, built during the 1st century, and the Carcassonne fortress which was fortified in the 4th century. In Barcelona, you will see a mix of modern architecture, medieval streets and Spanish food. Marvel at the dramatic settings while enjoying the sunny weather in these beautiful countries.

Trip Highlights: Marseille, Avignon, Nimes, Carcassonne, Figueras, Calella, Barcelona

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