French Instructor Cindy Stockstill invites you to join her on this fabulous tour to France and Barcelona
$3,998.00 from Tallahassee May 30 – June 8, 2018
Tour Code 218145
On May 30th, you will depart Tallahassee to begin your European adventure, landing in the timeless capital city of Paris on the 31st of May to discover the hidden treasures of this city. Fantastic excursions, cultural encounters, preserved historical sites, delicious foods and exotic shopping make this trip exciting and rewarding. Bring these memories home with you on June 8th.
Please submit your online application and $500.00 deposit to www.EAtours.com by October 20th for a FREE ascent of the Eiffel Tower.
May 31 – June 3
Paris, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, awaits your arrival on May 31st. A guided panoramic city tour is planned as you travel from the airport to your hotel. You will view such famous landmarks as the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees, Notre Dame and Place de la Concord. The highlight of June 1st will be a trip outside of Paris to Versailles* home to Louis XIV, the Sun King, upon return to Paris an optional ascent of the Eiffel Tower is planned (free to those who register and pay the deposit by the due date). The Louvre* (world’s largest art museum), housing such legends as the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory and the Mona Lisa will be your destination on June 2nd. Later that day, dedicate time discovering such sights as Sacre Coeur, Montmartre and Place du Tertre with your tour leader. This evening you will see the “City of Lights” aboard a Seine River Cruise*. The following morning you will board your train to Toulouse.
June 3 – 5
Toulouse is the fourth largest city and the most important town in southwest France. The rose-brick Old Town is a wonderful place to walk, try regional cuisine and see two striking cathedrals. Upon arrival on June 3rd, you will begin to enjoy this lovely city with a guided city tour. Tentatively you will visit with host families later this day and on June 4th. In the late afternoon of the 4th you will attend a cooking class*. You may not come away “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” like Julia Child, but you will get to experience learning basic French cooking and tasting your creations.
June 5 – 6
A morning train will take you to Carcassonne on June 5th. The citadel of Carcassonne is a perfectly restored medieval town containing a fortress, Chateau Comtal*, within a fortress. The chateau has a moat, five towers and defensive galleries on the walls. While touring in Carcassonne you will visit the Basilique St Nazaire, the ramparts, Bishop’s Tower and Musee Lapidaire. On June 6th you will continue to Barcelona with a stop en-route at Queribus*, one of the Cathar castle ruins from the Middle Ages. The Cathars were a religious group that took refuge in these mountain top castles in an attempt to protect themselves from the crusaders in the 13th century.
June 6 – 8
Barcelona boasts an amazing collection of Art Nouveau buildings. This style, Modernisme, became popular after 1854. On June 7th you will be amazed by Antoni Gaudi’s designs as you visit Casa Mila*, Parc Guell* and the unforgettable La Sagrada Familia*, Europe’s most unconventional church. This church begun in 1882 is still receiving its final touches. Other points of interest that you will see include the Quadrat d’Or, La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter. On June 8th, you will return to the United States, taking with you fond memories of your unforgettable journey!
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: **The tour price, if payments are made by cash or check, is $3,998.00: otherwise, if paying by credit card, the standard non-discounted price is $4,098.00. If you wish to use a credit card for your initial deposit, you will be allowed to pay the remaining payments by check and still receive the discounted tour price. Trip price is based on triple occupancy and includes round trip airfare from Tallahassee, point-to point transportation between cities while in Europe, all breakfasts and 4 dinners. Additionally, *Entrance fees and/or transportation marked with an asterisk Versailles, Louvre, Seine River Cruise, cooking class, Chateau Comtal, Queribus, Casa Mila, Parc Guell and La Sagrada Familia (pending availability) as well as city tours in Paris and Toulouse are included in the tour price. In the unlikely event that EA Tours cancels the tour and is unable to operate a substitute itinerary, the tour cost including the initial deposit is fully refundable. Additional items may be offered optionally, are subject to availability and are not included in the tour price. A guaranteed single room may be available for a supplemental charge of $651.00. A guaranteed twin room may be available for a supplemental charge of $420.00 per person. Included are the estimated applicable governmental international airline ticket taxes, fuel surcharges security surcharges and associated fees. If applicable, unforeseen tax increases will be billed on a supplemental invoice. A minimum number of paying participants may be required to operate the tour. A $500.00 non-refundable initial deposit is required to reserve your space on this tour. All tour participants must submit an online application. Please go to “Student/Traveler Sign Up” on the home page at www.EAtours.com. Your tour number is 218145. A second payment of $1,000, will be due no later than 30 days after your initial payment. Final payments are due no later than seventy (70) days before departure. Updated tour details (hotels, day by day itinerary, flights, etc.) are scheduled to be released approximately four weeks prior to departure. Please note: This may not be an officially sponsored school program. Additional tour conditions apply and are listed in the Tour Conditions Section on the Online Application.
Submit your online application and $500.00 deposit by October 20, 2017 for a FREE ascent of the Eiffel Tower!