Euro Explorer: Barcelona & Nice 8 days from $$0

Discover two amazing cities, Barcelona and Nice. See works by Pablo Picasso or sail on the Mediterranean. Enjoy leisure time on Cote d'Azur beaches exploring Monaco and the international film festival resort of Cannes. Adventure awaits!

What's Included:

  • 5 nights at superior tourist class hotels with private bath/shower, 2-share room occupancy
  • Daily breakfast
  • Two specialty dinners
  • Airport transfers with purchase of AESU group airfare
  • Welcome group orientation with private tour director
  • Interactive group city tours with hand-held tablets in Barcelona & Nice
  • 3-day Barcelona card (including free public transportation, free entry to a number of Barcelona’s best museums, discounts on additional sights, travel guide, faster access at many attractions)
  • French Riviera pass (including unlimited use of Nice Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing bus, entrance to select sights and museums)
  • City sights via travel cards


  • Private tour director for the entire duration of the tour
  • All scheduled sightseeing
  • All intra-European transportation by rail, air-conditioned motor coach and public transportation with travel cards, as per itinerary
  • All service charges and local taxes
  • Luggage tag and travel guides
  • Included bonus highlights

Featured Sights & Events:

  • Welcome orientation and tapas
  • Costa Brava
  • Nice's Promenade des Anglais
  • Optional excursions to Monaco & Cannes

From Barcelona to Nice, explore layers of European history and enjoy leisure time on the famous Cote d’Azur beaches. Discover Barcelona’s cosmopolitan flair and legendary nightlife, then explore the elegant Principality of Monaco and the famous international Film Festival Resort of Cannes..

SPAIN: Barcelona

Gaudi's art nouveau cathedral. Picasso Museum. Flower markets of Las Ramblas. Tapas. Sangria. GPS managed scavenger hunt...

FRANCE: French Riviera

Cote d’Azur. French Riviera. Mediterranean sunsets. Ziplining and sailing adventure options. Farewell dinner....

Free Airport Transfers & Discount Airfare

When you book your airfare through AESU, you get these great benefits:

  • Free airport transfers overseas on tour start and return dates
  • Hassle free—we take care of all the details
  • Free quotes & competitive rates
  • Fly with fellow travelers
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • AESU can help with special flight requests too
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Optional Activities & Excursions Offered on Your Trip.

Have it your way and personalize your trip by adding fun, optional activities. These activities are not included in your land package price to allow free time for those who want to explore on their own. Rates have been specially negotiated with the suppliers and will include transportation to and from the event, if applicable. All options are based on a minimum number of travelers participating. Full refunds will be given if activity is cancelled. (If undecided at time of booking, you can add options up to 60 days prior to departure).



What to do during your free time? For more details or current local events talk to your tour director or your local city guide. They are always the best source for free-time activities and offer great tips on restaurants or local hang-outs.



Traveling on this trip will introduce you to some native cuisine, including local specialties.

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We stay in superior tourist class hotels, all with private bath/shower in 2-share rooms. Our hotels have been specially selected for their European atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and cleanliness. Our hotels are centrally located or within a short walk of public transportation to take you to the landmark of your choice in the city you are visiting. (Why stay in remote cabins, hostels, or share your room with up to 6 people, when you can stay in a centrally located hotel?)

You'll be given a complete hotel address list with your final documents. Properties are subject to change and any substitutions would be the equivalent of those listed. *Single supplement only applies if single accommodations are requested. Independent hotel reservations, special tours and FIT tours always apply a single supplement. Please check your itinerary.

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If you purchase your own airfare, book your overnight flight from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date listed above.

* Price per person based on a twin share room. If you're traveling alone, AESU will arrange for you to share a twin at NO EXTRA COST. If you prefer a single room, a single supplement of $425 will apply.


Gateway Cities

Fly into Barcelona, return from Nice

Airfare is not included in land price. If you choose to book air with AESU, after receipt of your land booking, AESU will email you a quote with your tour confirmation invoice. You will have 72 hours to accept or decline airfare. (Or call AESU at 800-638-7640 for a quote prior to booking).

Book Airfare with AESU - FREE Airport Transfer

Purchase your airfare from AESU and receive free arrival/departure transfers from the airport to your hotel. We also try to book you on the same flights as others traveling on your tour. Land only participants BOOKING OWN FLIGHT OVERSEAS, DO NOT receive airport arrival/departure transfers. If you book land only with us, book your flights from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date.


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How to Book

You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 90 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 90 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.

If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click "Get a Quote" button on next page.

NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 90 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $100 per person will apply.

All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.)

To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.

INSURANCE: We highly recommend travel insurance. (Check if trip insurance is offered directly by your Alumni Assoc. If not, you can get a quote and purchase online through MH Ross Travel Insurance Services. See the insurance link on AESU's website under Travel Tools or copy this link into your browser:

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AESU Worldwide Tour Operators

3922 Hickory Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211

Phone: 410-366-5494
Toll-Free: 800-638-7640
Fax: 410-366-6999