EFR11

11天歐洲法國古堡干邑之旅

Best of France

暢遊:巴黎、剛城、羅瓦爾區、昂布瓦斯、林摩日、波爾多、路德、卡卡頌、亞維濃、埃克斯、康城、蒙地卡羅、尼斯

Visiting: Paris, Caen, Loire Region, Amboise, Limoges, Bordeaux, Lourdes, Carcassone, Avignon, Aix-En-Provence, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Nice

完美配搭

★ 傲遊六大名堡: 楓丹白露宫、 聖米歇爾山修道院、克洛呂斯城堡、雪儂梭古堡、卡卡頌城堡及亞維濃教皇城。

★ 特別安排,首先於雪儂梭古堡區享用午餐;及後在另一葡萄產區~聖艾美倫,當地進膳並品嚐特產佳釀。

★ 增遊朝聖名城~"路德"及富豪集中地~"蒙特卡羅" 。

Perfect Complement

★ Admire the Fontainebleau, Mont Saint Michel, Le Clos de Luce, Chenonceau, Carcassonne, Avignon famous castles.

★ Lunch special arrangements, one served in Chenonceaux, the other one provided in Saint Emilion, with wine tasting.

★ Visiting a popular pilgrimage destination ~Lourdes, also the "Billionaires' Playground” ~Monte Carlo.

行程

Day 1

原居地 ✈ 巴黎

Home City ✈ Paris

是日乘搭豪華客機飛往法國首都~巴黎。

Depart from home city for Paris, the capital of France.


Day 2

巴黎

Paris

巴黎被稱為浪漫之都,具有無數藝術和博物館,每個角落都是歷史,當然還有最好的法國美食和地道佳釀。航機於是日抵達巴黎,專車送往酒店休息。晚餐於酒店餐廳。

住宿︰Holiday Inn Airport 或同級 (晚餐)

Paris as the most romantic city in the world, has art and museums, history on every corner and certainly the best French food and wine. Upon arrival at airport, transfer to hotel. (D)


Day 3

巴黎 ~ 楓丹白露鎮 ~ 剛城

Paris ~ Fontainebleau ~ Caen

自助式早餐後,驅車前往巴黎近郊小鎮~楓丹白露;而「楓丹白露」之法文原意為美麗的泉水。抵達後,參觀楓丹白露宮,是法國最大的王宫之一。多次被法國國王作為王宮或狩獵的行宮。興建始於12世紀,到了16 世紀被弗朗索瓦一世,大規模擴建,此時的宮殿,除原有的法國風格外,更融入了義大利文藝復興的裝飾元素;稱為「楓丹白露派」。午餐自備。餐後啟程北往剛城,在諾曼第區內排名第三。二戰期間飽歷戰火洗禮,大部份建築都變頹垣敗瓦。停留城內的修道院、教堂、古城堡欣賞外貌後,安排晚餐於當地餐廳。

住宿:Mercure Hotel或同級 (早、晚餐)

A morning visit is to The Palace of Fontainebleau, one of the largest French royal chateaux, a favorite residences and hunting lodge of many French kings. This castle blended Italian and French styles to create what is known as the School of Fontainebleau. Drive north to Caen, It is the 3rd largest municipality in all of Normandy region, destroying much of the city during the WWII in 1944. An orientation tour will be arranged upon arrival. (B/D)


Day 4

剛城 ~ D-Day諾曼第登陸地 ~ 聖米歇爾山 ~ 羅瓦爾區黎

Caen ~ D-Day Landing Beach ~ Mont Saint Michel ~ Loire Region

自助式早餐後,開始諾曼第歷史之旅,親訪區內另一城市~濱海聖洛朗,與它一步之遙的奧馬哈海灘是第二次大戰時的重要戰場。1944年6月6日早上開始,西方盟軍展開一場大規模攻勢,史稱「D-Day」搶灘登陸戰。當日戰役激烈,傷亡至具。遊畢,驅車到鄰近之聖米歇爾山遊覽。抵達後午餐自備。聖米歇爾山及山上之修道院,於1979年被聯合國教科文組織列為世界文化遺產。它們座落於海拔88米高的一個小山丘;退潮時週邊一片沙石灘涂,與大陸相連。當每日漲潮時,灘涂被水淹沒,會呈現海中孤島的美麗幻景。建在山上之修道院,保持有中古世紀風格結構,非常壯觀,建築期歷時五百年,極為精細尤如博物館。繼續車程至羅瓦爾河谷區,那是法國著名葡萄酒產區。晚餐於酒店餐廳。

住宿:Mercure Hotel或同級 (早、晚餐)

Saint Laurent sur Mer in Normandy region is remembered as a historic place. The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they attacked German positions, especially on Omaha Beach, the highest casualties occurred. The highlight of today is to find the most incredible views of this UNESCO World Heritage sight, listed in 1979. On the Southern coast of Normandy sits Mont Saint Michel, a craggy island nestled in a sandy tidal floodplain. The Romanesque-Gothic abbey complex is absolutely worth-seeing too. Continue to the Loire Valley region, for overnight. (B/D)


Day 5

羅瓦爾區 ~ 昂布瓦斯 ~ 雪儂梭古堡 ~ 林摩日

Loire Region ~ Amboise ~ Chenonceau ~ Limoges

自助式早餐後,探訪河谷區內之昂布瓦斯市鎮,先行參觀當地著名的克洛呂斯城堡。這是一座充滿典型文藝復興時期風格的古堡,於1516年達芬奇應弗朗索瓦一世之邀,帶同他最鍾愛的三幅作品:《蒙娜麗莎》、《聖.安娜》和《聖.巴蒂斯特》入主城堡,至今城堡內仍保留着達芬奇時代的家具陳設。及後往雪儂梭古堡,古堡建於1524年,又名「淑女城堡」,是羅瓦爾河流域最著名的「橋上之堡」,以橫跨察爾河的197呎長拱型橋座最為著名,從河岸遠眺整個城堡如同浮在水中,莫怪乎又有「堡后」的美譽。特別安排,於雪儂梭古堡區享用午餐。餐後,驅車至法國南部的林摩日,這城市自18世紀至今天,都是法國陶瓷器製造中心,可稱之為法國的景德鎮。晚餐自備。

住宿:Novotel Hotel或同級 (早、午餐)

Amboise is a major city where a guided tour is arranged inside the Chateau Du Clos Luce, a castle with the strong presence of the Renaissance. In 1516 Leonardo Da Vinci actually stationed in the King's castle and brought along with him three of his most favourite masterpieces, "Mona Lisa", "St. Anna" and "St. Baptiste". Next attraction is to Chateau de Chenonceau, the renowned "Fort on Bridge" in the Loire Valley Region, built in 1524 and known as the "Lady Castle". Viewed from the riverbank, the castle creates the perception that it actually floats on water. Lunch specially served in Chenonceaux. Proceed to Limoges, known for its decorated porcelain since 18thcentury. (B/L)


Day 6

林摩日 ~ 聖艾美倫 ~ 波爾多

Limoges ~ Saint Emilion ~ Bordeaux

自助式早餐於酒店。乘車穿梭於各旅遊熱點,老城區內大街小巷,市中心之林摩日大教堂及市政廳等代表性建築物。遊畢,取道聖艾美倫,展開酒鄉之旅,體會品酒藝術。聖艾美倫是一個中世紀市鎮,被著名的酒堡包圍,享有「千酒之丘」之美名。葡萄梯田,阡陌縱橫,散發著鄉村怡人景色。於當地進膳並品嚐卓越的特產佳釀。續往波爾多,是法國藝術與歷史之城,波爾多因葡萄酒而聞名,被譽為“世界葡萄酒之都”。抵達後市內暢遊,歌劇院及大廣場都是拍照留念的好地點。晚餐自備。

住宿:Novotel Hotel或同級 (早、午餐)

Old Town, Cathedral St. Etienne, and City Hall are all included in the morning tour itinerary. All will then go through the Black Forest to Saint Emilion. It is a medieval town surrounded by famous wine forts, with the exotic reputation of "Hill of thousand wine". Special arrangements will be made for lunch and wine tasting. Afterwards, the tour will end up at Bordeaux, the center of a major wine-growing and wine-producing region. Immediately upon arrival will be a city tour, with picture stops at the Opera Theatre and Place des Quincones. (B/L)


Day 7

波爾多 ~ 比拉大沙丘 ~ 路德

Bordeaux ~ Pyla Dune ~ Lourdes

自助式早餐於酒店。餐後驅車前往鄰近大西洋海岸,觀看歐洲最大之比拉大沙丘,全長2700米。既能欣賞它的美麗特徵,又可同時眺望浩瀚的大西洋,已成為遊客所青睐。遊畢,前往路德。自備午餐。路德市之能舉世知名, 是源於1855年,聖母馬利亞曾多達18次在一個石窟顯現给尚未成年的牧羊少女伯爾納德,并指示她在洞下方的泉水,有治愈疾病的神迹。於是被廣傳及確認後,便成為朝聖地。今天朝聖行程,都是不容錯過的地點:路德聖母教堂、玫瑰經宗座聖殿、石窟、聖水浴池、路德城堡及舊城區等等。團友定能感受到聖城濃厚的氣氛。晚餐於酒店餐廳。

住宿:La Solitude Hotel或同級 (早、晚餐)

The Pyla Dune is the tallest sand dune in Europe and has an incredible panoramic view over the ocean. Then, drive to Lourdes, one of the world’s most important sites of pilgrimage and religious tourism. As in 1858, a young peasant girl named Bernadet Soubirous, claimed she had 18 encounters with the Virgin Mary, also told about the water from a spring in the Grotto of Massabielle believed to have healing powers. All can discover the site around Sanctuary Notre Dame and with stops at Massabielle grotto, Lourdes Baths, Basilica of the Rosary, Lourdes Castle and Old Town. (B/D)


Day 8

路德 ~ 卡卡頌 ~ 亞維濃

Lourdes ~ Carcassonne ~ Avignon

自助式早餐於酒店。乘車離開路德前往卡卡頌。随即参觀當地的古城堡,已在1997年被列入世界遺產。其建築期可追溯至羅馬年代,是一座防禦型城堡,46座高塔林立,築有兩層城牆,分成內牆及外牆;這是歐洲目前規模最大、保存最完整的雙城牆古堡。穿梭於內外城牆之間,仿若置身騎士年代,趣味盎然。午餐自備。驅車前往教皇城~亞維濃,抵達後,市內觀光,這裡保存有許多完整的城牆和多處歷史建築,供人遊覽。晚餐於酒店餐廳。

住宿:Mercure Hotel或同級 (早、晚餐)

Leave the holy land Lourdes for Carcassonne to see its renowned medieval citadel, dating back to the Gallo-Roman period. It has 46 watchtowers and double-walled fortifications, which has been added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997. Later on, continue to Avignon for a brief tour and overnight. (B/D)


Day 9

亞維濃 ~ 埃克斯 ~ 康城

Avignon ~ Aix-En-Provence ~ Cannes

自助式早餐於酒店。安排進入亞維濃主教宮參觀。由於中世紀教皇克雷蒙五世因派系紛爭搬離羅馬而移居這裡主特教務,前後一共有七位教宗在此生活,故有教皇宮之稱。午餐自備。餐後前往曾為普羅旺斯省首府~埃克斯,欣賞古樸典雅的市容,暢遊埃克斯主教座堂、圓亭噴泉和米拉波大道。行程續往康城,每年電影節在此舉行,星光熠熠,不少傳媒,影圈中人均雲集於此。這個海濱城市就如同一部電影,備有各種迷人風景和氣氛,參予其中,盡情遊玩。晚餐於酒店餐廳。(註: 每年6月尾至7月中,薰衣草綻放的季節,更可安排自費節目前往欣賞。)

住宿:Hotel Montaigne或同級 (早、晚餐)

Further explore this city and by special arrangement, all can visit the Bishop's Palace. Afterwards, proceed to Aix-En-Provence, once the capital of Provence with visits to include the Cathedral St. Sauveur, Fontaine de la Rotonde, Cours Mirabeau, etc.... Next visit is Cannes, a resort town on the French Riviera, is famous for its film festival. (Note: During late June till Mid July, an optional tour to visit Lavender farm & museum will be offered.) (B/D)


Day 10

康城 ~ 蒙地卡羅 ~ 尼斯

Cannes ~ Monte Carlo ~ Nice

自助式早餐於酒店。驅車前往有歐洲賭國之稱摩納哥~蒙地卡羅。參觀摩納哥王宮廣場,廣場四周陳列着路易十四年代所鑄的炮台,而廣場上可遠眺整個蒙地卡羅海灣,美不勝收。缺不了的行程,在蒙地卡羅賭場內,各團友藉此機會一試運氣或自由購物。午餐自備。返回尼斯,於藍色海灘上,欣賞地中海之景色,並享受海風送爽,悠閒寫意之感覺。這裡有各式各樣的精品店和熱門店舖,團友可以好好逛逛。晚餐於極富情調的當地餐廳,品嚐地道法式晚膳配正宗法國蝸牛。

住宿:Novotel Airport或同級 (早、晚餐)

Coach to Monaco where the Royal Square and the world-renowned casino in Monte Carlo will record the footsteps of all. Return to Nice for a brief local tour, leisurely walk along the beach or enjoy free time for shopping. A typical dinner, high-lighted by French escargot will be served. (B/D)


Day 11

尼斯 ✈ 原居地

Nice ✈ Home City

自助式早餐後,於指定時間乘車往機場飛返原居地。 (早餐)

At designated time, we will transfer you to airport and wish you a pleasant homeward flight. (B)