Indiana State Games presents…
Spotlight on Paris
August 12 – 18, 2019
7 Days •7 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
Book Now & Save $100 Per Person:
$4,199; Double $4,099*
$4,999; Single $4,899
For bookings made after Feb 13, 2019 call for rates.
Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Evansville Regional Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $315 per person
**Alternate gateways are available upon request
*All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from EVV
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Single-hotel Stays: Unpack just once and explore the world’s most iconic cities during Spotlights’ single-hotel stays. The leisurely pace offers you the chance to get to know these destinations like a local. Must-see cultural highlights are always included, plus there’s plenty of time to explore independently, creating your own unique adventure.
- See the dramatic highlights of Paris including Notre Dame Cathedral, Place Vendome and more!
- Explore the treasures of the Louvre Museum with an expert.
- Glide along and admire Paris’ glittering skyline on a Seine River cruise.
- Tour the spectacular Palace of Versailles and its gardens with a local guide.
- Dine on delicious French cuisine and wine at the Eiffel Tower.
- Savor dinner accompanied by French wine at one of Paris’ oldest Brasseries.
Highlights: Eiffel Tower Dinner, Seine River Cruise, Choice on Tour, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Champs-Elysees, Place de la Concorde, Louvre Museum, Jazz Show, Versailles Palace & Gardens
Day 1: Monday, August 12, 2019 Overnight Flight Come to know captivating Paris’ world-renowned art, food and fashion. Its rich history will astound you while its style dazzles.
Day 2: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Paris, France - Tour Begins Arrive in the “City of Light.” Tonight, your adventure begins with breathtaking views of the city while you enjoy dinner featuring delicious French cuisine and wine at the Eiffel Tower. Following dinner, get a different perspective of the city during a Seine River cruise. Admire Paris’ glittering skyline as you glide along. (D)
Day 3: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Paris This morning it’s your choice! Will you choose to take a panoramic locally guided coach tour of Paris that includes a stop to explore the impressive Notre Dame Cathedral -OR- for a truly local experience, will you join a local guide who will take you to some of Paris’ most iconic sights by Metro. Either way you’ll see such dramatic highlights of Paris as the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Champs-Elysees, Place de la Concorde, and the magnificent Place Vendome. The afternoon is at leisure. You may choose an optional tour that takes you to the bohemian neighborhood of Montmartre; join a Champagne country which includes alocal guide on a walking tour and get to know the culture, food and history of this eclectic neighborhood, and see its crown jewel – the iconic Sacré-Coeur Basilica. (B)
Day 4: Thursday, August 15, 2019 Paris - Louvre Museum Join a local expert exploring the priceless treasures of the world-famous Louvre Museum,* with a collection of more than one million works of art. Originally a palace and now a landmark of Paris, the Louvre displays an array of works of art ranging from ancient times up to the mid-19th century. Behold some of the museum’s most famous pieces by the some of the greatest artists the world has seen including Raphael, Botticelli and Titian, and see the renowned statue of Venus de Milo and Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore Paris’ many hidden treasures on your own. (B)
Day 5: Friday, August 16, 2019 Paris - Day at Leisure Enjoy a day at leisure to relax or explore. You may take an optional excursion tovisit to ancient Reims for a walking tour; then stop in Epernay and visit a champagne cellar for a tour and tasting. Later tonight we gather to enjoy an authentic jazz show expressing Parisian flare. (B)
Day 6: Saturday, August 17, 2019 Paris - Versailles Explore the history, architecture and gardens of Versailles, one of the world’s most magnificent royal palaces and finest, most complete example of 17th-century architecture. Your local guide will recount the history of the palace and lead you through the various rooms of the State Apartments. Discover its immeasurable opulence and see its treasures including the Queen's bedchamber and the famous Hall of Mirrors. You then have time to explore the incredible gardens, some of the most famous in the world, which took over 40 years to complete. Tonight, celebrate the end of a fabulous trip with a sumptuous dinner accompanied by French wine at one of Paris’ oldest brasseries. (B, D)
Day 7: Sunday, August 18, 2019 Paris - Tour Ends Your tour comes to a close today. Head home with many wonderful memories of Paris. (B)
Itinerary at a glance
Day 1 Overnight Flight
Days 2 – 6 Le Meridien Etoile, Paris
On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
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You can also find this information on your tour documents.