10 days
French Riviera, Avignon, Lyon, Reims, Paris

Treat your palate to the vibrant tradition of French food, from rustic fare to haute cuisine.

Sample regional dishes in the French Riviera and Provence, and attend a chef’s demonstration in Lyon for some authentic inspiration for your own creations. Get a taste of Paris with visits to its most iconic structures before expanding your palette at a colorful city market and cooking lesson.
A Taste or France tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: French Riviera

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    Enjoy dinner in the French Riviera

  • Day 3: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco

    Participate in a cooking lesson led by local chefs

  • Day 4: French Riviera • Provence • Lyon

    Travel via Provence to Lyon

    Enjoy a traditional Provençal lunch

    Enjoy dinner in Lyon

  • Day 5: Lyon

    Take a culinary-themed guided tour of Lyon

    Participate in a cooking demonstration in Lyon, where you will cook and eat dinner

  • Day 6: Lyon • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris with your Tour Director

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 7: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 8: Paris

    Visit and shop at a local Parisian food market

    Participate in a cooking lesson led by local chefs

    Spend the afternoon exploring Paris on your own

  • Day 9: Paris

    Take an excursion to Reims

    Tour a champagne cellar with an expert local guide

    Enjoy dinner in Montmartre
  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: French Riviera

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    Enjoy dinner in the French Riviera

  • Day 3: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco

    Participate in a cooking lesson led by local chefs

  • Day 4: French Riviera • Provence • Lyon

    Travel via Provence to Lyon

    Enjoy a traditional Provençal lunch

    Enjoy dinner in Lyon

  • Day 5: Lyon

    Take a culinary-themed guided tour of Lyon

    Participate in a cooking demonstration in Lyon, where you will cook and eat dinner

  • Day 6: Lyon • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris with your Tour Director

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 7: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 8: Paris

    Visit and shop at a local Parisian food market

    Participate in a cooking lesson led by local chefs

    Spend the afternoon exploring Paris on your own

  • Day 9: Paris

    Take an excursion to Reims

    Tour a champagne cellar with an expert local guide

    Enjoy dinner in Montmartre
  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your program. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Cooking lesson in Nice, Cooking demonstration and lesson in Lyon, Notre Dame, Cooking lesson in Paris, Champagne cellar tour

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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