Paris, Normandy, Brittany, & Loire Valley 13 Day Tour


Discover some of the most beautiful regions of France, rich in both historical and architectural heritage.

Day 1: Departure from Canada

Day 2:  Arrive in Paris and meet your local coach. Enjoy a guided tour of Paris including visits to the Eiffel Tower, Avenue des Champs Elysée, and Arc de Triomphe.   Transfer to your hotel before dinner.

Day 3: Versailles to Honfleur  Visit the Grand Apartments of the Palace of Versailles and spend some free time in the gardens. Enjoy a picnic lunch before travelling to Normandy.  You will have some free time in Honfleur before dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Caen to Arromanches  Enjoy a free visit of the Caen Memorial with educational booklet before your picnic lunch. Discovery of spaces “the World at the Time of the Cold War” and “a World for Peace”. Attend a presentation at the Arromanches 360 ° Circular Cinema. Dinner and overnight.

  

Day 5: Bayeux to the Landing Beaches  Enjoy an audio-guided tour of the Bayeux Tapestry before your picnic lunch. Take a guided tour of the landing beaches. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Longues Sur Mer – sports activities  Free visit of the batteries of Longues sur Mer before a picnic lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a sailing activity (depending on tide times and weather conditions). Dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Mont Saint Michel to Futuroscope  Travel by Park Road to Mont Saint Michel, “the Wonder of the West.” Enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey before some free time in the medieval village and a picnic lunch. Travel to the Futuroscope and enjoy free time in the park.  You will also attend the night show. Dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Futuroscope Park  Free visit of the Futuroscope Park. Lunch tray. Following the discovery of the park. Dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Villandry to Amboise  Discover the splendid Renaissance Gardens of Villandry before your picnic lunch. Discovery of the Clos Lucé Castle and the Leonardo da Vinci Park (with educational booklet). Dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Chenonceau to Chambord to Paris  Enjoy a free visit of the Château de Chenonceau (with educational booklet) before your picnic lunch. In the afternoon, you will have a free visit of the Château de Chambord. Return to Paris for dinner and overnight.

Day 11: Paris  Ascend Montparnasse Tower to admire the view of Paris. Then, enjoy a cruise on the Seine. After a picnic lunch, you will have a free visit of the Louvre Museum. Dinner and overnight.

Day 12: Paris  Free visit to the Cité des Sciences and a scientific workshop. After a picnic lunch, you will have free time in Montmartre and Sacré Coeur. Dinner and overnight.

Day 13: Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Program includes:

Transfers and ground transport

Hotel accommodation & full board meals

Entrance fees & guided tours where noted

Medical insurance