$4299.00

Discover & Explore Alba & the French Riviera

with THE CHAMBER OF MEDFORD / JACKSON COUNTY

October 17, 2024 to October 26, 2024

Day 1: 10/17/2024 - Departure Day

Day 2: 10/18/2024 - Arrival in Milan, Italy

Upon arrival in Milan you will be greeted at the airport and transported to your Alba hotel, your home for the next three nights. Indulge in Alba's annual celebration, the White Truffle Festival. Walk through the heart of the festival in the bustling marketplace, where local truffle hunters and dealers display their freshly harvested truffles. Experience the culinary delights at the local restaurants, which pairs nicely with their local wines. In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel. (D)

Day 3: 10/19/2024 - Alba City Tour

Alba is the designated Sister City to Medford. Alba, Italy was selected as Medford's Sister City on February 18, 1960, because of its many similar characteristics to Medford, including location, environment, climate, agricultural economy, and other mutual interests. The relationship has led to a long and lasting friendship between the peoples of both cities. On this day you will have the opportunity to take a city tour of Alba. (B)

Day 4: 10/20/2024 - Day at Leisure - Alba

Enjoy a day at leisure. The city of Alba is mostly known for its food. A culinary epicenter on a global level, Alba Italy is home to the Slow Food Movement, noble wines made with the Nebbiolo grape, and white truffles. Restaurants in Alba proudly advertise their allegiance to the slow food movement. The concept of "slow food" was developed in opposition to that of fast food. (B)

Day 5: 10/21/2024 - Nice City Tour

This morning, transfer from Alba to Nice, France. Today, enjoy a city tour of Nice. Learn some Niçoise history and local secrets as you wander through the narrow, cobbled stone streets and passages. Stop for a traditional snack and visit a flower and produce market near the beach. After your city tour, enjoy the remainder of the day exploring the city at leisure. (B)

Day 6: 10/22/2024 - Day at Leisure - Cannes - Antibes

Enjoy a day at leisure or join a city tour of Cannes and Antibes. Our morning begins with a city tour of Cannes. "Discovered" by Lord Brougham in 1834, Cannes soon became a community for the international elite and is synonymous with the International Film Festival. We will see the Palais des Festivals with its lovely harbor and La Croisiette, perhaps one of the most elegant seaside promenades in the world. The old town - Le Suquet-, is still a delicious maze of medieval streets and Renaissance houses. We continue onward to Antibes, nestled in the beautiful Cote d' Azur. Antibes was founded as a 5th century BC Greek colony settled by Phocaeans and also known as the longtime home of Picasso. Enjoy entrance to the Picasso home, where original Picasso's decorate throughout. Antibes was also home to Napoléon Bonaparte and his family until his imprisonment after the fall of Robespierre. (B)

Day 7: 10/23/2024 - Optional Tour St. Paul-De-Vence

This afternoon, take an optional tour to St. Paul-de-Vence. The picture-book medieval village of St. Paul-de-Vence stands hidden behind its ramparts and is "Provence in a nutshell". St. Paul-de-Vence was rediscovered only in the 1920's by a group of painters. The painter Chagall lived here and is entombed here. Take advantage of shopping or just relax in the soothing Mediterranean breezes. (B)

Day 8: 10/24/2024 - Excursion to Monaco - Monte Carlo - Eze

Today, take an excursion to Monaco today. Monaco is an independent principality about half the size of New York City's Central Park; with a population of 27,000. Monte Carlo is the site of the well-known casino and a glittering center of international social life. All of Monaco is contained within an area of less than 1 square mile. Our city tour will include the 19th-century Romanesque Cathedral, famous for the sight of Princess Grace's tomb. We continue to the medieval village of Eze, perched 1,000 feet above the Mediterranean Sea for fantastic views. (B)

Day 9: 10/25/2024 - Day at Leisure - Nice

Enjoy a day at leisure in Nice. You can enjoy the day at your pace. Perhaps visit one of the many outdoor markets or enjoy a stroll on the beach. Designer shopping, famous cafes and delicious restaurants are just a short walk away. Today will be yours to spend as you wish. Conclude the evening with a final dinner and wine. (B,D)

Day 10: 10/26/2024 - Nice - Home

After breakfast transfer to the Nice airport for your return flight to the U.S. (B)
LEGEND: ( ) = Included meal, B = Breakfast, D = Dinner, DB = Dinner Banquet, L = Lunch
• Round trip scheduled airfare from home city listed on your program brochure<br/>• Round trip transfers between airport and hotel while overseas<br/>• 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Alba<br/>• Includes breakfast daily<br/>• Welcome Dinner<br/>• Tours of Alba, Cannes, Antibes, Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze and Nice<br/>• Discovery Program guide<br/>• White Truffle Festival
Room Type 
Price Per Person
Single
$4999.00
Twin
$4299.00
Double
$4299.00
 
St. Paul De Vence
The picture-book medieval village of St. Paul-de-Vence stands hidden behind its ramparts and is “Provence in a nutshell”. St. Paul-de-Vence was rediscovered only in the 1920’s by a group of painters. The painter Chagall lived here and is entombed here. Take advantage of shopping or just relax in the soothing Mediterranean breezes
Per Person Price: $239.00
Cannes and Antibes
Our morning begins with a city tour of Cannes. “Discovered” by Lord Brougham in 1834, Cannes soon became a community for the international elite and is synonymous with the International Film Festival. We will see the Palais des Festivals with its lovely harbor and La Croisiette, perhaps one of the most elegant seaside promenades in the world. The old town - Le Suquet-, is still a delicious maze of medieval streets and Renaissance houses. We continue onward to Antibes, nestled in the beautiful Cote d’ Azur. Antibes was founded as a 5th century BC Greek colony settled by Phocaeans and also known as the longtime home of Picasso. Enjoy entrance to the Picasso home, where original Picasso’s decorate throughout. Antibes was also home to Napoléon Bonaparte and his family until his imprisonment after the fall of Robespierre.
Per Person Price: $229.00
ALBA LANGHE WINE REGION AND TASTING
This day is dedicated to the visit of the wine area including stops in Barolo for the visit of one of the oldest winery in the centre of the small town: Marchesi di Barolo. At the end of the visit a taste of their wines together with a tasting of local cold cuts and bread will be offered to participants. The local guide will take the group to the discovery of this famous wine area with a possible stop at a cheese factory where guests can taste their selection of cheese served with honey and jams.
Per Person Price: $159.00
ALBA AND VISIT TO A HAZELNUT FARM
In the morning meeting in hotel with the guide and walking tour of Alba ( approx. 1 and half hour ). Transfer to a nearby hazelnut farm to learn how this important produce is grown , harvested and then used to prepare delicious cakes, cookies and hazelnut cream. Transfer back to hotel and rest of the day at disposal to visit the White Truffle Festival.
Per Person Price: $169.00
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