The Treasures of France including Normandy Summer 2019

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2019

Visit Joan of Arc's Rouen, the D-Day landing beaches at Omaha and Juno and marvel at the masterpieces of France's chateaux, before visiting vibrant Paris and soaking up its joie de vivre.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • ORIENTATION of Paris, Bayeux and the Loire Valley
  • VISIT the town of Rouen, Honfleur, the Bayeux Tapestry, the Normandy D-Day landing beaches of Omaha and Juno, the monastery of Mont St. Michel, and the Chateaux of Amboise, Chenonceau and Chambord
  • VIEW the Champs Elysees, the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe in Paris
Dining Highlights
  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 4 dinners with local wine
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2019
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ParisArrive Paris: Bienvenue! The City of Lights welcomes you as you prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through France. Join your fellow travellers and Travel Director this evening for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive to admire the glittering cityscape of Paris - past grand boulevards and iconic sites like the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe. Welcome Reception
Evergreen Laurel
Day 2Normandy BeachesParis - Rouen - Honfleur - Bayeux - Normandy Beaches (2 nights): This morning, we depart Paris and venture to the city of Rouen, the tragic site where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. We travel to the enchanting harbour town of Honfleur - its narrow lanes and colourful shopfronts have long attracted artists who have immortalised its beauty on canvas. Arriving in Bayeux, we visit the Tapestry Museum and see the Bayeux Tapestry, depicting events before and during the Battle of Hastings in 1066. This evening, we dine at our hotel. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Mercure Omaha Beach
Day 3Normandy BeachesFull day Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches including Omaha Beach and Juno Beach: Pay tribute to the brave souls who lost their lives on the D-Day Landing Beaches of Omaha and Juno, imagining the sense of terror and triumph felt the fateful day that Allied forces set foot on mainland Europe. We stop for lunch in the seaside setting of Arromanches, once at the heart of the Normandy landings. Later, we'll visit the poignant D-Day Museum and the bunkers and Rangers Memorial at Pointe du Hoc. Buffet Breakfast
Day 4Mont St. MichelNormandy Beaches - Mont St. Michel: This morning, travel to the fortified island town of Mont St. Michel. Here we'll join a Local Specialist for a tour of Mont St. Michel's medieval Benedictine Abbey. Legend has it, the abbey was built after the Archangel Michael appeared to the Bishop of Avranches inspiring him to build a church atop the island. Consider an Optional Experience to the historic walled port city of Saint-Malo, once the home of famous French explorer, Jacques Cartier. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Le Relais Du Roy
Day 5Loire ValleyMont St. Michel - Loire Valley (2 nights): Journey through the scenic countryside, stopping to 'Connect With Locals' over a light Be My Guest meal with wine at a 17th-century chateau set within beautiful gardens. We journey to the Loire Valley, where we will spend the next two nights.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch
Novotel Amboise
Day 6Loire ValleyChateaux Excursion: We spend our day admiring the beautiful chateaux of the Loire Valley and join a Local Specialist for a visit to the Amboise Royal Chateau. It is here that King Francois I hosted Leonard da Vinci, whose tomb now lies in the Chapel of Saint-Hubert adjoining the chateau. We continue with a visit to Chenonceau, a chateau built on the Cher River. The chateau is often referred to as the Ladies Castle, due to the many women who influenced its construction and development. Today it contains priceless collections, including Renaissance furniture, tapestries and masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto. Buffet Breakfast
Day 7ParisLoire Valley - Chambord - Paris: Our first stop today is the royal Chateau de Chambord of King Francois I, regarded as one of the world's most remarkable chateaux, with its exquisite Italian Renaissance architecture and decorative moat. We journey back to Paris this afternoon and spend the rest of our day in the City of Lights with free time to take in some of the sights. Celebrate with your Travel Director and newfound friends this evening at a Farewell Dinner with local wines at a Parisian bistro. Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Renaissance La Defense
Day 8Depart ParisDepart Paris: For now it's time to say a fond au revoir to France and your fellow travellers at the end of a memorable trip. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
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04/27/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
05/04/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
05/11/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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07/13/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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08/24/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2019Visit Joan of Arc's Rouen, the D-Day landing beaches at Omaha and Juno and marvel at the masterpieces of France's chateaux, before visiting vibrant Paris and soaking up its joie de vivre.

 
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