Nice, Provence, Gorge du Verdon & Briancon 2019

Nice to Briancon all new southern France adventure

June 14 – 21, 2019

$1,295 with Parc du Queyras Tour ~ $1,695 without                                                                                                            

Begin in Nice then explore the backroads of Provence

Our journey begins from our historic boutique Hotel in old town Nice. Early morning walks up the coline above town offer the opportunity to wander the town cemetery and take in the breathtaking views of the deep blue Mediterranean below. The Flower Market, Matisse Museum,  walks along the malecon and explorations of all the wonderful nuances in-between.  Below: Picasso Museum in Antibes

Above photo: Old Castle and Fort in Entreveau

Venturing north, we wind through the backroads of Provence and arrive for lunch at the medieval town of Entreveaux where the old citadel awaits us.

Beautiful Moustiers St. Marie, perched above Lac St Croix is a Provencal gem.

 

 

Moustiers St. Marie

The Gorge du Verdon provides us with a thrilling day’s hike into it’s turquoise blue depths framed by white cliffs.

Driving north we wander on scenic backroads through lavender fields towards the Parc du Queyras.

Arriving in Briancon, we visit the winding streets of the Ville Vielle (Old Town) where we spend our last night before diving into our hiking tour in the Parc du Queyras!  Voila!