Jewels of France

Price per person
from £1,181

Price based on
London St Pancras (Eurostar)
29th Jun 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 7 days

  • Western Europe

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tours

See some of France's historic treasures, including the breathtaking Mont St Michel on an island off the shores of Brittany, the gardens of Claude Monet at Giverny and the famed Bayeux Tapestry and Normandy Landing Beaches. Add Paris: elegant, romantic and exciting, and you'll come away enriched, inspired and relaxed.

At a glance


Paris Spend two nights in the capital city, with time to explore and a guided sightseeing tour of its main sights. Discover the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and shop along the Champs Elysée.

Giverny Visit the tranquil French cottage gardens that inspired Claude Monet's famous works.

Normandy Landing Beaches Reflect on the dramatic events that unfolded here when the Allied Forces landed more than 70 years ago. See the stunning memorial sculpture of Les Braves on Omaha beach and be moved by its meaning.

Mont St Michel Explore this UNESCO-listed island monastery and its beautiful bay. Reached by causeway, the monastery has been a pilgrimage site for Christians dating back to the 9th century.

Rennes Discover the charming timber-framed houses, cathedral, parliament building and tranquil gardens of this Brittany capital.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Service charges
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our VIP home pick-up service.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Overview

See some of France's historic treasures, including the breathtaking Mont St Michel on an island off the shores of Brittany, the gardens of Claude Monet at Giverny and the famed Bayeux Tapestry and Normandy Landing Beaches. Add Paris: elegant, romantic and exciting, and you'll come away enriched, inspired and relaxed.

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 1 dinner

UK - Paris

Day
1

Fly to Paris where you will be met and transferred to your Paris hotel for two nights.

Your tour starts today. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

Paris

Day
2

One full day to explore the city that’s known throughout the world for its fashion, art and museums, delicious food, and joie de vivre. During the included sightseeing with a local expert you'll see many of the best-known Parisian sites. Optional excursions are also available.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Paris - Giverny - Rouen - Honfleur - Deauville

Day
3

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Deauville, Normandy Landing Beaches - Mont St Michel

Day
4

Visit the legendary beaches of Normandy, where Allied troops landed more than 70 years ago. The highlights are Arromanches and the American cemetery at Omaha. On to Bayeux, famed for its lace-making and the world-renowned Bayeux Tapestry depicting the story of William the Conqueror and Harold, Earl of Wessex, the men who led the Norman and Saxon armies in 1066 to conquer England. Then, discover spectacular Mont St. Michel, which stands on an island reached by a causeway.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Mont St Michel - St Malo - Rennes - Amboise

Day
5

Drive along the Brittany coast to the fortified seaside resort of St. Malo to admire its cathedral and ancient walls. Later, visit Rennes with its traditional, colourful, timber-framed houses, then reach the enchanting Châteaux Country.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Amboise. At leisure or Chateaux Country

Day
6

A whole day at leisure or to take advantage of a fascinating optional excursion visiting the Château of Chenonceau, now privately owned and the most visited castle of the Loire Valley, and Amboise, where Leonardo da Vinci spent the last three years of his life.

Amboise - Blois - Chartres - Paris

Day
7

Visit picturesque Blois with its renaissance castle, once occupied by Louis XII. Later, another highlight is the visit of Chartres, home of the famous gothic cathedral. Reach Paris to enjoy an optional evening excursion.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Paris - UK

Day
8

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Say farewell to Paris before transferring to the airport for your journey to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


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.

 

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