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Semi-Finals and Finals Tour – Paris and Champagne Region

Follow Australia around France, experiencing the charged atmosphere of the games while also seeing some of the most iconic sites of the country and having the opportunity to sample classic French culture and incredible food and wine experiences.

Matches Included:

20 Oct: Paris, Stade de France – SF1: Winner QF 1 v Winner QF 2
21 Oct: Paris, Stade de France – SF2: Winner QF 3 v Winner QF 4
28 Oct: Paris, Stade de France – Final

Tour Dates:
Thursday 19 October to Sunday 29 October 2023

Tour Duration:
10 nights/11 days

Tour Start City:
Paris

Tour Conclusion City:
Paris

Tour Highlights

Australia's biggest pool game

The Final at Stade de France

Gala Dinner

Exclusive Finals Gala Dinner

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Visit the Champagne Region

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Visit the Louvre

Trip Itinerary

DAY 1: THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER – PARIS, FRANCE

Tonight, join your Tour Director for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

 

Tour one - Day 2

DAY 2: FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER – PARIS, FRANCE

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning followed by a guided Paris sightseeing tour that features the Arc de Triomphe, les Champs-Elysees, and a visit to the Courtyard of Les Invalides. We will then enjoy an included lunch followed by an afternoon at leisure. This evening, transfer via coach to Stade de France, Saint-Denis for the first Semi-Final match. Game start time 9:00pm. After the match, the coach will transfer you back to the hotel. (B,L)

Tour one - Day 3

DAY 3: SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER – PARIS; EXCURSION TO GIVERNY

This morning we will travel to Giverny, where we will visit Claude Monet's House and Gardens. The master of Impressionism created the flower and water gardens himself, an inspiration for his famous water lily series. You will have time to explore the gardens and see his charming residence. This evening transfer via coach to Stade de France, Saint-Denis for the second Semi-Final match. Game start time 9:00pm. After the match, the coach will transfer you back to the hotel. (B)

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DAY 4: SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER – PARIS – VERSAILLES - REIMS

Today we will visit the impressive Palace and Garden of Versailles, built by the "Sun King," Louis XIV. Explore the halls, ballrooms and sprawling landscaping of this Royal residence. Upon arrival in Paris enjoy time at leisure. This afternoon enjoy free time to enjoy Reims, capital of the Champagne region. (B)

Tour one - Day 4

DAY 5: MONDAY 23 OCTOBER – REIMS

This morning your Tour Director will lead you around the top sites of Reims including the Place Drouet d’Erlon and Reims Cathedrale Notre Dame, where the Kings of France were crowned. Considered one of the most beautiful examples of gothic art, the 800-year-old cathedral was one of the first monuments registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then you can sit back and relax while enjoying lunch at a local restaurant. (B,L)

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DAY 6: TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER – REIMS; EXCURSION TO THE CHAMPAGNE REGION

Discover the magic of French bubbly in the beautiful Champagne region that includes champagne sampling and a palate-pleasing champagne lunch. (B,L)

Champagne

DAY 7: WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER – REIMS - PARIS

This morning we will visit Palace du Tau in Reims and a visit to the Maison Fossier, famous for cooking the famous “biscuit rose”, typical pairing with champagne. Return to Paris for an afternoon at leisure. (B)

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DAY 8: THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER – PARIS

This morning is at leisure for you to enjoy Paris. In the afternoon enjoy a Seine river cruise and see some of Paris’s iconic landmarks, followed by a visit to Montmartre to see the white-domed basilica that overlooks the artistic heart of Paris. Included is a trip up the 130m hill on the little train. This evening enjoy a Gala dinner organised by French Attitude 2023 to celebrate the Rugby World Cup. Return transfers are included. (B)

Tour one - Day 3

DAY 9: FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER - PARIS

Today enjoy a guided visit to Paris’s famous art museum, the Louvre to see some of the highlights on display. Once a royal palace and now a museum housing one of the most famous art collections in the world. The rest of the evening is free for you to explore all that Paris has to offer.  (B)

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DAY 10: SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER - PARIS

Today is at leisure for you to enjoy Paris. This evening, transfer via coach to Stade de France, Saint-Denis for the Final. Game start time 9:00pm. After the match, the coach will transfer you back to the hotel. (B)

Tour one - Day 1

DAY 11: SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER – PARIS

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Prices

Retail Price

$13,645 AUD On request $13,529 AUD On request $16,745 AUD On request

Land Only Retail Price

$11,045 AUD On request $10,929 AUD On request $14,145 AUD On request

Ticket Upgrade Options: All Matches

Category 3 $588 AUD
Category 2 $1869 AUD
Category 1 $4435 AUD

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Importnt information

  • All escorted tour information is correct at 07 April 2021
  • ^ Compulsory pre-paid airfare taxes are subject to change until full payment has been received and airline tickets have been issued by this office. International airline tickets can only be issued a maximum eleven months prior to departure. Australia to France return taxes are correct as at 07 April 2021, estimated at $400 per person.
  • ^^ Return arrival and departure airport coach transfers are included in all Escorted Tour programs to and from the city where the first and last night's accommodation is located however flights must be booked through French Attitude 2023. There will be one arrival and departure transfer time available for each tour therefore should your flight not meet these times, you will be required to make your own way to and from the hotel. Should you choose to change your arrival or departure dates or book your own flights to and from France, airport transfers will not be provided as a part of your package.
  • Please note all escorted tour itineraries and inclusions are subject to change for reasons that may be beyond our control. Should a change to the itinerary and inclusions be required, we will endeavour to provide a replacement of similar standard and price.
  • Minimum and maximum traveller numbers apply to escorted tours. A tour may be cancelled if the number of travellers is less than the minimum number of travellers required. French Attitude 2023 reserves the right to cancel an escorted tour due to unforeseen circumstances or not meeting minimum traveller numbers. A full refund or transfer to another guaranteed escorted tour and/or package will be available.