Guests will be picked up from the specified departure location in Paris. To begin this tour, we will travel through Normandy until we reach Rouen where we will take a walking tour through the old city center, taking us past Gros Horloge, the cathedral where Joan of Arc. We will continue to Honfleur to take some free time for lunch. Then, we will visit Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. We will also stop at Arromanches before continuing to Caen, where we will spend the night.
This 800-plus year old cathedral in northwestern France is a dramatic example of the type of architecture that dominates the Gothic tradition. Its many intricate spires and elaborate stained glass have made it popular with visitors the world over.
This small township on the northeastern coast of France is significant due to its location at the center of the area in which the Allied invasion of Axis-occupied France took place on D-Day during World War II.
This military cemetery and war memorial near the northern coast of France serves as a tribute to the American soldiers who died in Europe during World War II, particularly those who were killed during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day.
Though this beachfront is not actually called Omaha Beach, that was the codename given to the Allied invasion of the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in World War II.
Day 2 Caen - Saint-Malo - Mont-Saint-Michel - Angers(397 km)
Today, we will visit Saint Malo, the city of pirates, where we will enjoy some leisure time for lunch before exploring Mont Saint Michel. Afterwards, we will go to Angers for dinner and to spend the night.
Saint-Malo is a walled city on the northern coast of France that dates back to the sixth century AD. Its many history buildings dating back over a millennia have made it a popular destination for tourists and vacationers.
The old town of Saint-Malo hold plenty of opportunity for exploration, whether it is visiting the citadel or exploring the labyrinth of narrow roads within the old city walls.
is an island commune in Normandy, France. It is located about one kilometre (0.6 miles) off the country's northwestern coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches. 100 hectares (247 acres) in size, the island has a population of 44 (2009).
Mont Saint-Michel is a town of 44 people located on an island off the coast of Normandy. The island is dominated by a massive castle that is one of France's most popular landmarks. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Located on the miraculous island on Mont Saint-Michel, this abbey is the most prominent building in the town and was essential to the structure of the feudal society.
Day 3 Loire Valley(192 km)
In the morning, we will make a short stop to see the Chateau d'Angers before making our way to the Chateau de Langeais. Then, we will have some free time for lunch in Amboise before taking a guided tour of the Chateau du Clos Luce. After that, we will visit the historic district of Tours, where we will also spend the night.
A city in western France, about 300 km (190 mi) southwest of Paris. Angers enjoys a rich cultural life, made possible by its universities and museums.Main sights include the Chateau d'Angers, Saint-Maurice cathedral and more.
Built in the 800s AD and then expanded to its current size in the 1200s, this amazing medieval castle towers over the Maine River. It is the home of the incredible Apocalypse Tapestry, and it open to the public.
This medieval castle and chateau contains structures that were built in the 10th century AD. The bulk of the castle was constructed in the 1400s, and it is considered to be one of the best examples of late medieval architecture.
is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It lies on the banks of the Loire River, 17 miles (27 km) east of Tours. Today a small market town, it was once home of the French royal court. The town of Amboise is also only about 11 miles (18 km) away from the historic Chateau de Chenonceau, situated on the Cher River near the small village of Chenonceaux. Its former name was Ambacia, from the old name of the river and marsh Amasse.
This small chateau's claim to fame was the years it spent as the official residence of Leonardo da Vinci. It is primarily a museum dedicated to the inventions of the famous Renaissance Man, and includes several models of his ideas.
Day 4 Loire Valley(241 km)
Today, we will take guided visits of the Chateau de Chenonceau and the Chateau de Cheverny, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the Chateau de Chambord. After that, we will return to Paris. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
The population of permanent residents hovers about 400, as of 2012, but there is a large influx of tourists during the summer months, because the village adjoins the former royal Chateau de Chenonceau, one of the most popular tourist destinations in France.
The Chateau de Chenonceau dates back literally a millennia. The first mention of it in writing occurs in the eleventh century A.D. It is immediately recognizable due to the sweeping arches that make up the base of the building.
A commune in the French department of Loir-et-Cher. It lies in the Loire Valley, about 10 km (6.2 mi) southeast of Blois. The Château de Cheverny is located at Cheverny.
The Chateau de Cheverny is a French noble estate with a tumultuous past. It has passed through many hands since the early seventeenth century, and in 1914, the owners decided to open it to the public.
Chambord is a town in Loir-et-Cher in France. It is famous for the royal Chateau de Chambord.
is one of the most recognizable chateaux in the world because of its very distinctive French Renaissance architecture which blends traditional French medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures. The building, which was never completed, was constructed by King Francis I of France.
*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Transportation in Luxury Air-conditioned Motorcoach
3 Nights Accommodations in 3 Star Hotels (Double Occupancy)
Dinner on Evenings 1, 2 & 3
Buffet Breakfast on Mornings 2, 3 & 4
Farewell Lunch on Day 4
Porterage Service for Hotel Arrival/Departure
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