Book a 2018 holiday before 31 July and our home pick-up service is doubled to 100 miles.
Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 1 dinner
From breathtaking Mont St Michel to the famed Bayeux Tapestry - add Paris: elegant, romantic and exciting, and you have a holiday sure to please.
Fly Paris where you will be met by your representative and taken to your Paris hotel for two nights.
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Paris today, with local guide, starting with a visit to and tour of Notre Dame Cathedral. Next, take in some of the best known Parisian sights: La Sorbonne, Boulevard St Germain, Eiffel Tower, Opera, Champs Elysees, and the Rue de Rivoli to name just a few.
Start with a visit to Giverny, former home of the artist Claude Monet. The famous water garden at Giverny was the inspiration behind some of Monet's finest work (gardens open from April onwards). Continue to Rouen to visit its great cathedral. Next, stop in lovely Honfleur before heading to the seaside resort of Deauville for one night.
This morning, visit the legendary Landing Beaches where the Allied troops came ashore during WWII. The historic highlights will include the Arromanches and the American Cemetery at Omaha. Next, it's on to Bayeux, famed for its lace-making and the world-renowned Bayeux Tapestry, made to commemorate the Norman conquest of England in 1066. Later, travel south to visit the uniquely beautiful Mont St Michel, with its abbey standing on an island reached only by a causeway. Overnight in Mont St Michel.
Drive along the coast to the fortified seaside resort of St Malo to admire the cathedral and ancient walls. Continue to Rennes, with its traditional colourful timber-framed houses, before continuing to Amboise in the heart of the Chateaux Country, for two nights.
A whole day at leisure to discover the historic riverside town of Amboise. Alternatively, why not take an optional excursion to visit the fascinating Chateaux of Chenonceaux, now privately owned and the most visited castle of the Loire Valley, and the castle of Amboise, where Leonardo da Vinci spent the last three years of his life. (B,D)
Drive to Blois for a short stop to see its renaissance town centre. Continue your journey to the city of Chartres with its cathedral, one of France's greatest buildings of the Gothic period. Reach Paris in time to enjoy an optional evening excursion.
Say farewell to Paris before transferring to the airport for your journey to the UK.
Paris: (2017) Kyriad Bercy (2018) Ibis Tour Eiffel Cambrai or similar
Deauville: Ibis Deauville
Mont St Michel: Hotel Vert or similar
Amboise: Novotel Amboise or Villa Bellagio Blois or similar
Paris: Kyriad Bercy or similar.
Location of hotels was good, quality with the exception of Timhotel in Paris was excellent. All places visited were superb and just about the right amount of time spent at each location- thoroughly enjoyable
There's no need to shop around. Find a cheaper like-for- like tour from another company, and we’ll not only match their price but also give you a £50 discount when you book with us.
They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. 96% of customers rate them 'excellent' or 'good'.
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