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Notre Dame
Arc de Triomphe
Jazz Wynton Marsalis
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July 14-24, 2023 

This trip has become a staple for Going Places International as the response has been overwhelming every year.  Ten amazing days in France including Paris and the French Riviera will provide the kind of memories dreams are made of.  The 62nd Annual Jazz Festival in Juan Les Pins is one of the highlights of the trip and is, once-again, celebrating with seasoned jazz artists from around the world.  The event has welcomed everyone from Miles Davis to Herbie Hancock and so many more.  You will enjoy jazz under the stars right on the beach with fireworks lighting the sky behind the stage in celebration of Bastille Day, the French day of independence.  Paris is a city beyond compare and we will see as much of it as possible during our five nights.  Our hotel is close enough to the Eiffel Tower to observe it from some of the Marriott Metropolitan guest rooms and our many experiences in the City of Lights will provide memories to last a lifetime.


Thursday, July 13 - Monday July 18

Today we arrive in Nice and party for five days and nights in Antibes, Juan les Pins, Nice for the 61st Annual Jazz a Juans and Nice Jazz Festivals. On the French Riviera, you will enjoy myriad restaurants, shopping, cafes, beautiful beaches and outstanding jazz artists performing nightly. *Optional day trip to Monaco and Ventimiglia, Italy for lunch.

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Monday, July 18

This morning we hop a short flight to Paris where we will spend five glorious nights in the City of Lights.  Our hotel is located very near the Eiffel Tower, and after check-in, you can take a stroll to view the iconic structure up close.  Welcome reception hosted by Going Places International at the exclusive Buddha Bar.


  • Meet and greet at the airport by U.S. Going Places French-speaking representative

  • Round trip transportation to/from hotel (based on group arrival/departure)

  • 5 nights accommodations at the Marriott Renaissance Eiffel Tower Hotel in Paris

  • Welcome reception at The Buddha Bar hosted by Going Places International

  • Seine River Dinner Cruise

  • 24 hour Hop-On Hop-Off bus ticket

  • Entrance to Atelier des Lumières Museum

  • "How to be Parisian in an Hour" comedy show

  • Tickets to Jazz Club in Paris

  • Visit to Sacré Coeur Church and Montmartre

  • Airline transportation Paris to Nice

  • Round trip transportation to/from hotel

  • 5 nights accommodations at the Marriott Ambassador Hotel in Juan Les Pins

  • Lunch in Juan Les Pins

  • Nightly tickets to the Jazz à Juans and Nice Jazz Festivals


  • Marriott Ambassador Juan les Pins

  • Marriott Renaissance Eiffel Tower


  • Daily breakfast in Juan les Pins

  • 1 lunch

    • Juan les Pins​

  • 3 dinners in Paris & Juan les Pins

    • La Maison de Bacon Restaurant (Juan les Pins)

    • Seine River Dinner Cruise (Paris)​

    • La Creole Restaurant (Paris)


  • Roundtrip airfare U.S. - France - U.S.​ 

  • Meals and beverages not mentioned above

  • Beverages during included meals

  • Gratuities to guides, assistants and drivers

  • Personal extras

  • Travel insurance


Maximum availability: 20 guests

Minimum requirement: 12 guests

NOTE:  If minimum number is not met 60 days prior to departure, all monies paid by registered guests will be refunded without penalty.


Package price - $4,260 based on double occupancy. ​Single occupancy please add $1,550 to the package price.

​A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is required to reserve space with minimum monthly payments of $500 per person.  Total payment due 60 days prior to departure.

Tuesday, July 19

After breakfast we will take morning photos at the Eiffel Tower then join our French guide for a Black Paris Tour including Little Africa. You'll enjoy lunch, then a free afternoon to explore. Dinner will be at the caribbean restaurant La Creole, after which we'll enjoy a jazz show in trendy St. Germain.

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Wednesday, July 20

The morning begins with a visit to Atelier des Lumières, the home of the famous Van Gogh digital exhibit. Afterward we will vsit Sacre Coeur & Montmartre, then enjoy an afternoon of shopping. Tonight we will learn "How to Become Parisian in an Hour" at a hilarious comedy show done completely in English.  Get ready to laugh!

Thursday, July 21

Today is a free day to explore the city at your leisure on the Hop-On Hop-Off bus.  You will visit all the most famous monuments in Paris on your own take advantage of the many sales available only during this time of the year. The evening offers so many choices and you can truly personalize your evening experience.


"Life is short and the world is wide."



Friday, July 22

This morning, we will visit the famous Branly Museum which is a jaw-dropping tribute to the continents of the world and the amazing art they are celebrated for. The afternoon is free to revisit some of your favorite spots, take a cooking class at Cuisine de Paris, visit Versailles or the Champagne region of France. Tonight we will enjoy dinner in a glass boat on the Seine River.   

Friday, July 23

After breakfast we depart for the airport.  We hope you loved the ten day journey and will return home with many beautiful memories to share with friends and family! 

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PLEASE REMEMBER:  You can choose to skip any planned events and replace with 

activities of your choice whenever you please.  It's totally up to you!

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