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Nice and the Côte d'Azur

October 27 - November 1 2016 (6 days)

Côte d'Azur

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Join other Friends of National Museum Wales in a visit to the Côte d'Azur in the Autumn of 2016. The weather in the south of France in late October is usually very pleasant with temperatures of about 18⁰ to 20⁰C.

From the late 19th century and into the 20th century, many artists visited and made their homes on the Côte d’Azur. They were attracted by the climate and particularly the quality of the light.  This has resulted in this area having the greatest concentration of Modern Art in Europe.  These artists included Monet, Signac, Renoir, Matisse, Braque, Bonnard, Dufy, Picabia, Chagall and Picasso.  All chose to live in the south of France.
Our short stay in Nice will give us a unique opportunity to visit museums and other places connected with some of these artists.

Our visit will include:
•    Matisse’s Chapelle du Rosaire at Vence
•    The Maeght Foundation at Saint- Paul de Vence
•    The Musée Picasso at Antibes
•    Renoir’s house at Cagnes sur Mer

We finish with a light lunch at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.
Cost:
£1,050 per person (£199 single supplement)
Flights: Bristol to Nice and return
Hotel:
4* Nice Riviera Hotel, Nice,  5 nights Bed and Breakfast
Included:
dinner with wine and water at a local restaurant on 2 nights;
drinks reception on first night;
lunch at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild;
tour manager, guides and executive coach throughout.
Extras:
travel insurance,
transfers from Cardiff to Bristol and return,
gratuities, 
entrance fees
Local tax of 2 Euros per person per night.

Please complete the Tailored Travel booking form and return to me, together with the slip and the deposit of £100 per person (made payable to Tailored Travel).

Please return your application to:
Mrs V Courage, 23 Kimberley Road, Penylan, Cardiff, CF23 5DJ           Telephone: 029 2048 4320.




Download the full Tailored Travel application  form



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