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8 Day Paradise in Provence - Women Only
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Map of Ah Provence....there is no more alluring and magical destination on earth. While Peter Mayle wrote about A Year in Provence, you will have eight incredible days to experience all of the wonders of the French countryside and the French Riviera. You'll stay in both Aix-en-Provence and Nice and enjoy visits to St. Tropez, Cannes and Monaco! Highlights include visits to the studio dedicated to Paul Cézanne, winery tours and tastings, and a private cooking class that highlights the delicate flavors of Southern France. You will also attend a perfume making class and create your very own fragrance to take home. Could there be a more incredible momento of your trip? This is undoubtedly one of our most exciting tours for 2009 so book early to ensure you don't miss out!

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for France. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Aix-en-Provence
Arrive at Marseille Airport and transfer to the regional capital, Aix-en-­Provence, a delightful jumping-off point for our Provence stay. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure before meeting your group at the hotel for a welcome reception and dinner
Overnight: Aix-en-Provence
Meals: Reception, Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Aix-en-Provence Sightseeing, Luberon Winery
This morning's orientation tour brings you to the charming Cours Mirabeau, a wide thoroughfare that harmonizes 16th, 17th, and 18th-century houses with plane-trees and decorative fountains. The tour continues to visit a studio dedicated to Paul Cézanne, the famous French Post-Impressionist painter who lived and worked in Aix. See the elegant square of the Palace of Justice as well as views of the Montagne St. Victoire before a delightful excursion to Luberon National Park, with its hilltop villages and rolling green hills, reminiscent of Peter Mayle's A Year in Provence. From here, jaunt to a nearby wine estate for a guided tour of the winery and gardens, followed by a tasting of some of the winery's most prized vintage wines. Enjoy a flavorful lunch with paired wines in the estate's courtyard, before continuing to visit the village of Lourmarin, located at the foot of the Luberon Massif. Enjoy time at leisure to walk the village's old stone streets, which wind round typical Mediterranean architecture and beautifully shaded public squares. From here, travel to the enchanting hilltop village of Gordes, considered the "Parthenon of Provence"
Optional: Tour of Marseille & Dinner
Overnight: Aix-en-Provence
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4, Tuesday - Avignon, Cote du Rhone Wine Tasting, Pont du Gard, St. Rémy-de-Provence
This morning, enjoy a short drive to the Provençal town of Avignon, home of the historical Avignon Papacy. Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation tour of the town, including the famous broken bridge, the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most historicly significant medieval Gothic buildings in Europe, and the lively Place d'Horloge. From here, drive to the Cote du Rhone vineyards and the lovely town of Chateauneuf du Pape, where we will enjoy a sampling of some of the wines for which Rhone is famous. Following the tasting, proceed to view the Pont du Gard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the most ancient Roman aqueduct in France. The tour continues to St. Rémy-de-Provence to see the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, the asylum where Van Gogh spent some of his troubled last days
Overnight: Aix-en-Provence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Van Gogh's Arles, Les-Baux-de-Provence Cooking Class
Today's journey leads into the heart of the Camargue to Arles, where you will see the Roman Arena and the 12th-century Cathedral of St. Trophime among other sights. From here, drive north along densely forested slopes to Les Baux, a gorgeous hilltop town in the French countryside. Often labeled "the most beautiful village in France," due to its rich cultural heritage and medieval history, Le Baux is a truly fascinating town that in every way blends the Renaissance with the contemporary. Then, enjoy a private cooking class that highlights the delicate flavors of Southern France, followed by a lunch with drinks included
Overnight: Aix-en-Provence
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Thursday - French Riviera, Cannes & Nice Excursion
After breakfast this morning, depart for the French Riviera, passing the Abbey of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume en route to St. Maxime, the stylish resort of the Esterel Coast. From here, board a small ship to cruise across the Mediterranean from St. Maximim to St. Tropez. Enjoy time at leisure in the land of the rich and famous, people-watching from one of the terrace cafés, before heading for Cannes, with a drive along the Boulevard de la Croisette to see the Film Festival Center. The tour continues to Nice where the evening is yours to pursue whatever piques your interest
Overnight: Nice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Friday - Nice Orientation, Monte Carlo Excursion
This morning's tour takes you into the heart of Nice to see such sights as the famous Promenade des Anglais, a "must see" for travelers due to its history and nightlife, the Old Town, and Place Massena. Then take a mini-train up to the "Colline du Château" for panoramic views of the city and Bay of the Angels below, which is a favorite way to view Nice. The tour continues to Eze to visit a perfumery and attend a perfume-making class. Dive nose first into a world of scents and discover the basic processes of fragrance design. Have fun creating your very own fragrance, which you may take home in a personalized perfume bottle with your name or the name you have chosen for your creation. Each of these newly created perfumes will be classified and conserved to facilitate possible re-ordering. Later, drive to Monaco to visit the world-famous Monte Carlo Casino, one of the Riviera's most frequented landmarks. Undoubtedly the true highlight of this 8-day getaway, Monte Carlo is the epitome of wealth and glamour, a prime destination for royalty and some of Hollywood's most famous actors and actresses. At the hotel this evening, celebrate your final night in France together with a farewell dinner
Overnight: Nice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Saturday - Depart for USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions
  • Flights NYC-Marseille, Nice-NYC.
    Other departure cities available.
  • All transfers
  • 4 nights at the Mercure Roi Rene in Aix-en-Provence
  • 2 nights at the Splendid Hotel in Nice
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Tour Manager throughout
Highlights
  • Small Groups
  • Tour a Chateauneuf du Pape wine estate and enjoy wine tasting
  • View the Pont du Gard
  • Take a private cooking class on the flavors of Southern France
  • See the Papal Palace
  • Visit Cannes, St.Tropez and Monaco
  • Tour the city of Nice
  • Enjoy a perfume making class
  • Visit Monte Carlo

Event Policy Section

All sales are final and no refunds will be issued. If you cancel within the cancellation policy detailed in the event description below, a credit will be issued for the full amount that can be applied towards a future event. All trips are rain or shine with the exclusion of conditions deemed hazardous to your safety. If a trip is rescheduled due to unsatisfactory conditions, weather or double booking, a credit for the trip may be applied to any other trip for one calendar year. Meet Market Adventures is a social event company for singles and is not a dating service. Our events run on a first come first serve basis. We do not guarantee equal men to women ratios at events. We do guarantee that you will have fun and meet new people.

Photos will be taken at all Meet Market Adventures events. Some of these photos will be displayed on the Meet Market Adventures website. By attending a Meet Market Adventures event you agree that your photo may be published on our website. You also agree your photo or a likeness of you may be used for promotional purposes via video, print, or web, without compensation to you.

Two Week Cancellation Policy. You must cancel two weeks (14 Days) prior to the event date. Meet Market Adventures will not be liable for lost or stolen articles during this tour or articles left after this tour. Any damage to the interior or exterior of equipment or venue which is caused by the individual signing up for this tour, is liable for the cost to repair any such damage as well as any cost for loss of the carriers service due to such damage. The driver and/or tour director has the right to eject any disruptive person who is abusive, poses a safety threat to other passengers, or any person who engages in the use of illegal substance. The act of signing up for this event makes the individual solely responsible for his/her safety while on the tour, at the completion of the tour and at all venues throughout this tour. In consideration of the right to participate in this event, the individual hereby assumes all risks, and will hold the owners operators, employees and agents of Meet Market Adventures Incorporated harmless from any and all liability, actions, debts, claims and demands of every kind and nature whatsoever. The terms hereof shall serve as a release and assumption of risk for my heirs, executors, and administrators for all members of my family including any friends accompanying me. The act of signing up for this event agrees that the individual, if intoxicated, will not operate a motorized vehicle after leaving the tour. The act of signing up for this event relieves Meet Market Adventures Incorporated, their employees, directors, vendors and contractors from any liability and responsibility for any claims for injuries, loss, damage, liability criminal or civil litigation for the individual arising out or relating to a tour.

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The act of registering relieves Meet Market Adventures Incorporated, their employees, directors, vendors and contractors from any liability and responsibility for any claims for injuries, loss, damage, online security breaches, criminal liability or civil litigation for the individual arising out or relating to a tour, membership and such. Meet Market Adventures will not be liable for lost or stolen articles during tours or articles left after tours. Any damage to the interior or exterior of equipment, venue or property which is caused by the individual signing up for an event, is liable for the cost to repair any such damage as well as any cost for loss of the carriers service due to such damage. The driver and/or tour director has the right to eject any disruptive person who is abusive, poses a safety threat to other members, or any person who engages in the use of illegal substance. The act of signing up for events makes the individual solely responsible for his/her safety while on the tour, at the completion of the tour and at all venues throughout this tour. In consideration of the right to participate in events, the individual hereby assumes all risks, and will hold the owners, operators, employees and agents of Meet Market Adventures Incorporated harmless from any and all liability, actions, debts, claims and demands of every kind and nature whatsoever. The terms hereof shall serve as a release and assumption of risk for their heirs, executors, and administrators for all members of my family including any friends accompanying the individual. The act of signing up for any Meet Market Adventures event agrees that the individual, if intoxicated, will not operate a motorized vehicle after leaving the tour. The act of signing up for any event relieves Meet Market Adventures Incorporated, their employees, directors, vendors and contractors from any liability and responsibility for any claims for injuries, loss, damage, liability criminal or civil litigation for the individual arising out or relating to a tour.

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Consult each event detailed listing for specific cancellation policies.

All sales are final and no refunds will be issued. If you cancel an event within the cancellation policy detailed in the event description, a credit will be issued for the full amount that can be applied towards a future event. All trips are rain or shine with the exclusion of conditions deemed hazardous to your safety. If a trip is rescheduled due to unsatisfactory conditions, weather, double booking or any other unforeseen circumstances, an in-house credit for the trip will be applied to any other trip for one calendar year. Meet Market Adventures is a social event company for singles. Our events run on a first come first serve basis. We do not guarantee equal men to women ratios at events. We do guarantee that you will have fun and meet new people.

Photos will be taken at all Meet Market Adventures events. Some of these photos will be displayed on the Meet Market Adventures website. By attending a Meet Market Adventures event you agree that your photo may be published on our website. You also agree your photo or a likeness of you may be used for promotional purposes via video, print, or web, without compensation to you.

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