Aix & Highlights-Tour 2

11 days cultural & hiking trip & 16th IVV Olympiad in AIX-en-PROVENCE

Travel with us to the great and worldwide hiking events and experience the people and their culture. Wander through unique landscapes and see spectacular sights. Be a witness to cultural heritage world heritage.

You do not want to deal with the organization of your journey yourself, and use the security and experience of an experienced hiking tour operator?

No problem! Tell us your wishes and we will offer you your personal travel package. Whether flight or train, with transfer or in-house on-site, alone or in the group! With us you are carefree and on the way!

Please ask for your special offer!


Day 01 - ArrivalOct 14.

Individual arrival until 2:00 pm to Marseille airport and transfer to your booked hotel in Aix-en-Provence. After check-in the day is at leisure.

Day 02 - Opening Ceremony 16th IVV OlympiadOct 15.

The day is at your leisure.

In the evening, you will attend the opening ceremony of the 16th IVV Olympiad.

Day 03 - IVV OlympiadOct 16.

Individual participation in the 16th IVV - Olympiad.

Day 04 - IVV OlympiadOct 17.

Individual participation in the 16th IVV - Olympiad.

Day 05 - IVV OlympiadOct 18.

Individual participation in the 16th IVV - Olympiad.

In the evening you will attend the final event of the Olympiad.

Day 06 - St. Tropez / Cannes - NiceOct 19.

After breakfast drive along the beautiful coastal road Cote d`Azur. With magnificent views of stunning cliffs and deep blue sea you will stop in Saint Tropez. Stroll through the famous town to the picturesque harbor and through the narrow streets of the old town.

Then continue on the Corniche d'Or - with views of the mountains of the Esterel massif - Cannes. Along the way, there are always different ways to enjoy the view.

In Cannes, walk on the palm-fringed Promenade de la Croisette, past the casino to the steps of the famous Congress Palace. When film stars from all over the world defile the red carpet during the film festival. Continue to Nice.

Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Day 07 - NiceOct 20.

After breakfast, enjoy a 2-hour private city tour in Nice with its winding old town streets, the famous flower market and the Promenade des Anglais. After lunch stop on the peninsula of Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat to the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, whose flowering gardens with many different types of roses and exotic plants will charm you. Around the Cap there are small trails with opportunities to enjoy the view in peace and quiet.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08 - Monte Carlo / Monaco / IVV- hikeOct 21.

After breakfast, travel by bus to the most famous coastal road in the Côte d'Azur, the Grande Corniche, which has been known the world over since the movie classic "Over the rooftops of Nice" starring Grace Kelly and Cary Grant. Unparalleled views of the sea and picturesque villages, as glued to the cliffs, it goes to the medieval mountain and artists' village Eze with a visit to a perfume factory. Then continue on the coastal road to the Principality of Monaco. 2-hour guided walk through the lanes of the old town past the Oceanographic Museum to the Princely Palais with stunning views of Monte Carlo with the famous Formula 1 race track and the prestigious Casino. Afterwards free time for lunch or stroll through the city.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 09 - Nice / ParisOct 22.

After breakfast, travel by train to Paris. Get to know Paris in the afternoon on your own and enjoy the first impressions of the city.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 - Paris / IVV- hikeOct 23.

After breakfast you will have the opportunity to get to know Paris. Your private guide will show you a variety of sights and museums during a 4-hour city tour. Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Sacré Coeur, Montmartre, Notre Dame and the Champs-Elysées - just to name a few.

Then you have free time to eat and relax in a typical French bistro crepes or explore Paris on your own.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 - DepartureOct 24.

After breakfast travel by airport bus to the airport to Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle and individual return flight.

Individual journey home.

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Service included in the trip price:    

  •  5 x nights in Aix en Provence in a 3 * hotel incl. Breakfast 
  • 3 nights in Nice in a 4 * hotel incl. Breakfast
  • 2 nights in Paris in a 3 * hotel incl. Breakfast
  • 3 x half board
  • Bus ticket for transfer Marseille Airport - Aix en Provence
  • Bus Aix en Provence - Nice
  • 2 hours. City tour Nice
  • Bus ride Nice - Monaco - Nice
  • 2 hours. Guided tour of Monaco
  • Admission perfume factory Eze
  • Transfer Nice Hotel - Nice Train Station
  • Train (TGV) Nice - Paris
  • 4 hours City tour Paris
  • Public transport in Paris
  • Airport Bus Paris Center - Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • accommodation tax (as of 2018)
  • Information Package
  • P.T.A. Tours Guide from Marseille Airport / to Paris Airport

Services not included: 

  • Flight or train arrival
  • IVV Olympiad passport and registration, as well as stamp
  • IVV stamp charges France (Monaco - Paris)
  • Drinks and meals on site
  • Unlisted entry fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips / Fees / Taxes
  • Insurance

Additional charges:

Single supplement: € 559,-

Terms of Travel:

Travel price € 1.695, - per person in ½ DR

Deposit: 20% of the travel price when booking, plus insurance fees. Flight tickets are fully payable upon booking.

We ask you to pay the balance 28 days prior to arrival.

Subject to availability on the date of booking, currency fluctuations, hotel, flight and program changes.

Subject to errors and misprints.

Special hint:

P.T.A. TOURS is not the organizer of the IVV Olympiad. The organizer is responsible for changing the timetable and program, as well as for the execution of the program points and the IVV shuttle service. The conditions of participation and conditions of the organizer apply.

If it comes to cancellation / cancellation of the festival, the travel expenses are also partially non-refundable.

Entry requirements:

The German Foreign Office, (only citizens of the FRG), provides information on entry and vaccination regulations. We would be happy to provide you with information about our visa / immigration services.


Februar 2018

Minimum number of participants:

15 person

Cancellation charges:
After confirmation of the travel up to 90 days prior to arrival, fees of 30% of the travel price Charges to the amount of 30% of the trip price plus the ticket costs are incurred after confirmation of the trip until 90 days before departure
until 31 days before departure: 40% of the trip price
until 21 days before departure: 60% of the trip price
until 14 days before departure: 80% of the trip price
between 14 and 1 day before departure: 90% of the trip price
on the day of departure: 100% of the trip price

For booked flights, 100% cancellation costs apply as from the date of issue.

Fees per person.