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Paris remains one of the most inspiring cities in the world. Packed with attractions and monuments, from the antique to the most modern, cosmopolitan, the city takes nothing for granted. Come and take a tour to France. Delight in an included tour of Paris' splendors - the Eiffel Tower, Palais Royal, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, and the designer shops along the Champs Elysees - a tree-lined beauty, full of elegant cafes, theaters and shops developed by Louis XV. Even once you've sampled the city's "essential" sights; you'll find an unlimited supply of culture, art, nightlife, eateries and chic shopping experiences to delay your departure. Continue your France vacation package to Normandy. This warm and hospitable region combines a 360-mile dramatic coastline, including the dramatically evocative World War II landing beaches. Here the largest military landing in history took place on June 6, 1944. Monuments, museums, bunkers and cemeteries are a living commemoration to the Battle of Normandy. A perfect base from which to tour also many coastal resorts - , the picturesque seaport of Honfleur, the tiny town of Bayeux is built around the magnificent Cathedral of Notre Dame and its famous Tapestry, the Mont St.-Michel abbey, Monet's home in Giverny and a verdant interior of lush farmland, bustling market towns and historic landmarks such as the cities of Caen and Rouen. Gastronomic delights abound, from fine cheeses to cider and Calvados. Your France vacation is waiting!!!


Itinerary

Day1 - Paris

Arrival in Paris. After check-in at your hotel, the balance of the day is at leisure to explore Paris, the magnificent capital of France. Packed with monuments, museums, art, nightlife, eateries and shops, Paris remains - in spite of all the cliches - one of the most inspiring cities in the world.

Day2 - Paris

Your included morning city tour features the Arc de Triomphe, Opera House, Champs-Elysees, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more. There is so much to see and do in Paris, a city so aptly called the City of Lights, where exciting evening outings are a must. Tonight, while cruising along the Seine River, enjoy spectacular views of its monuments illuminated with millions of lights. (B)

Day3 - Paris/Caen

This morning your private driver will drive you from Paris to Bayeux. En-route, you will stop in Giverny for a guided visit of Monet's House and Gardens. Continue on to Bayeux and check-in at your hotel. (B)

Day4 - Caen

France vacationToday enjoy your guided visit to the Landing Beaches, the Airborne Museum, Utah Beach, Pointe du hoc, Omaha Beach and the American Military Cemetery at Colleville. (B)

Day5 - Caen/Paris

This morning depart for your private tour to Mont Saint Michel, one of the wonders of the world. Just off the Normandy coast of France, Mont Saint Michel is a small tidal island rising out of the bay and crowned by a glorious Abbey surmounted by a majestic spire crowned with the golden statue of the Archangel Michael. (B)

Day6 - Paris to USA (or extend your stay)

 France vacationsAfter breakfast, take the train back to Paris. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the warmth and charm of a traditional French bistro or to shop. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Half day city tour of Paris
  • One hour Seine River cruise
  • Private transfer from Paris hotel to Bayeux hotel, including stop in Giverny for a guided tour of Monet’s House and Gardens
  • Guided full day tour of the Landing Beaches
  • Full day tour of Mont St. Michel
  • Transportation Bayeux to Paris by First class rail
  • 10% discount coupon at Galeries Lafayette
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Excludes

      • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
      • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
      • Tips and Personal items 
      • Travel Insurance 
      • Optional Tours

Notes

    A selection of different hotels, room category, additional nights, transfers and optional tours are available. Program’s validity and/or some included features may vary.

Departures & Rates

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