Sanary-sur-Mer & the Cote d’Azur

9 days from £859pp.


Cassis

Visit: Cassis, France

Saint Tropez

Visit: Saint Tropez, France

A new tour based in the charming coastal resort of Sanary-sur-Mer, with excursions exploring the delightful Provencal towns and villages along this beautiful coastline. See Cassis, Hyeres and St Tropez, as well Aix-en-Provence – ‘city of a thousand fountains’.

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

    We head south through France to reach the Provencal resort town of Sanary-sur Mer for six nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included excursion, taking us first to Bandol, famed for its fine red wines, often served cold. Wander the tree-lined promenade and admire the yachts in the bustling harbour. We continue to Cassis, which has managed to retain the old-world charm of a small fishing village – perfect for sitting with a coffee watching the world go by. We will later see the impressive inlets and white cliffs of the Calanques, standing high above the beautiful turquoise sea.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included excursion to the delightful former capital of Provence, Aix-en-Provence, known as the ‘city of a thousand fountains’. Explore the medieval centre with its charming streets and lanes, leading to squares lined with grand buildings. This was the home to the artist, Paul Cezanne, and his legacy can be found throughout the city. Watch the world go by from a pavement café on the elegant tree-lined Cours Mirabeau.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Full day to relax and explore Sanary-sur-Mer, with its pretty pink and white buildings and medieval tower. This charming little seaside town boasts a pretty, colourful harbour, lined with cafes, restaurants and bars. Wednesday is market day - browse for souvenirs.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Join our optional excursion as we visit the playground of the rich. We head first to Saint Tropez, favoured resort and inspiration for so many artists. The town has managed to retain a charming ambience, despite its popularity. See the pretty Quai Jean-Jaurè, lined with pretty painted houses. For a contrast, we later visit Bormes-les-Mimoses, a medieval hill-top village, offering magnificent views across the coast. Explore the streets of the picturesque old town.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included excursion to Hyères, regarded as one of the oldest resorts on the French Riviera. Stroll down the palm-tree lined promenade and admire the fine Belle Epoque architecture. Relax in the pretty gardens and explore the charming old town.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    We leave Sanary Sur Mer and head north to our overnight hotel in northern France.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

    • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by Silver Service coach

    Included Excursions

    • Sanary-sur-Mer – Delightful Provencal harbour town
    • Bandol & Cassis – Beautiful resosrts
    • Aix-en-Provence – City of a thousand fountains
    • Hyères – Belle Epoque style

    Optional Excursions

    • Saint Tropez – Glamorous resort

    Notes


    Travel Insurance from £47.95 (9 days). Single Room Supplement from £299.00 (9 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for six nights at the 4-star Soleil et Jardin Hotel in the beautiful coastal town of Sanary-sur-Mer. The hotel is situated only five minutes-walk from the heart of the resort and the pretty restaurant-lined harbour. Facilities include an outdoor pool, bar and all rooms are well-appointed with T.V., air-conditioning and hairdryer. The hotel does not have a restaurant but there are endless dining options in the resort.

    Overnight stays in northern France will be in city-style hotels.

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    Best Western Soleil Et Jardin

    Best Western Soleil Et Jardin

    Best Western Soleil Et Jardin


    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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      Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

      Front row seats can be reserved for £12pp (up to 6 days duration), £20pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £25pp (9 days duration and over) on all European tours. In addition to this seats on the second row can be reserved for £6pp (up to 6 days duration), £12pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

      Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

      If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

      Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

      We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port are not allocated.
      Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately 90p or 1 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

      Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

      With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

      All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
      All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
      We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
      One medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
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