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Lyon, Avignon & Marseille

Embrace the simplicity of the French way of life, which turns the mundane into the memorable

7 nights from £659 pp

Depart: UK Airports

Enjoy the food in Lyon, the gourmet capital of France, see the famous Pont d'Avignon and be seduced by the vibrant atmosphere in Marseille's Vieux Port...

Departures from UK airports are available throughout the year. Flight schedules vary between airports and seasons so please contact us for details of flights operating from your local airport. The lead-in price from £659pp is available in the low season from November through to March. April to October prices start from £759pp. The price is based on two people sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date and airport. All holidays are tailor-made with extra nights, single rooms and hotel upgrades available at a supplement.


Your itinerary


Day 1

Fly direct to Lyon. On arrival join the transfer to your hotel where you will spend 3 nights.


Day 2

Lyon: Explore the Renaissance centre with its narrow winding streets and secret passageways or head to the Musée Des Beaux Arts, which has works by Matisse, Monet and Picasso.


Day 3

Lyon: Enjoy another discovering the gastronomic delights of the city.


Day 4

Make your own way to the station for the journey by rail to Avignon where you will spend 2 nights. The journey time is approximately 2hrs 50 mins.


Day 5

Avignon: Explore the beautiful medieval walled city of Avignon, home to the famous Pont across the Rhône.


Day 6

Make your own way to the station for the journey by rail to Marseille where you will spend 2 nights.


Day 7

Marseille: The accolade of European Capital of Culture in 2013 gave the city a much needed boost to shed its sometimes downtrodden image. Brand new museums and a sense of optimism give the city a dynamic edge.


Day 8

Join the transfer from your hotel to the airport for the return flight to the UK.


Your Holiday Price Includes

 Direct flights from UK airports to Lyon returning from Marseille
 3 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Lyon
 2 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Avignon
 2 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Marseille
 Standard class rail travel from Lyon to Avignon
 Standard class rail travel from Avignon to Marseille
 Return airport transfers
 VAT
 UK Air Passenger Duty
 Breakfast
 Airport Taxes
 Services of Our 24 hour duty manager
 Checked Baggage

Your Holiday Hotels

Our opinion… Situated in the heart of town between the two rivers, this is a great location for a stay in Lyon.

Location… Situated at the centre of the peninsula, you’ll be within easy access of Lyon’s shopping streets, prestigious boutiques, museums and business centre.

Accommodation… Rooms are modern and comfortable and come with television, welcome tray, safe, desk and ensuite bathrooms with hairdryer.

Facilities… The hotel has a breakfast room. The hotel is completely non-smoking.

Transport… A 2-minute walk from Cordeliers Bourse metro station

1 Reviews

Our opinion… A great hotel in a perfect location.

Location… Located within the city walls, in the very heart of historic Avignon,
less than 10 minutes on foot from the Papal Palace.

Accommodation… Rooms are modern and comfortable and come with air-conditioning, minibar, safe, TV, telephone and bathroom with hairdryer.

Facilities… There is a breakfast room, two lounges and a bar.

4 Reviews

Our opinion… A great family owned and independently run hotel.

Location… The hotel is located right in the heart of the City just near the Canebière and a few steps from the landing stages for boats heading to the isles and creeks.

Accommodation… Rooms are modern and stylish with parquet floor, fulfil lights, welcome tray with coffee/tea/biscuits, 32” flat screen TV high definition with Canal+ and Satellite, direct phone line, radio stations, hair-dryer, air-conditioning and bath or shower.

Facilities… There is a cosy bar for guests to relax and enjoy beverages, and the hotel also offers room service.

Transport… Vieux Port metro station is 70 metres from the hotel.

2 Reviews

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