Highlights of Paris Normandy and the Loire Valley

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 8-95 yrs
  • max group size 35
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-39059
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Paris, France
  • Ends Paris, France
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Travel to Paris, the capital city of France; visit the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Explore the Palace of Versailles, home to royalty, and a major landmark in French history
  • Learn about the significant landings that took place in WWII with a trip to Arromanches
  • Visit the Abbey of Mont St. Michel, a World Heritage Site and major tourist attraction
  • Explore Amboise, famous for its castle, the 15th-century residence of King Charles VIII
  • Discover the remarkable landings at Arromanches (Normandy) that shaped WWII history.
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The tour "Highlights Of Paris Normandy And The Loire Valley" starts and ends in Paris. It is an explorer tour that takes 8 days taking you through Giverny, Caen, Amboise and 5 other destinations in France. "Highlights Of Paris Normandy And The Loire Valley" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Get ready to see some of the most famous landmarks, breathtaking cities, and historic sites in Western Europe with this tour of France! Your journey will begin in Paris, the capital of France and the City of Love and Lights. See the Eiffel Tower, one of the most famous landmarks in the world, and visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame. Explore the Palace of Versailles as you admire its royal extravagance and stroll through the magnificent gardens. Depart the French capital and travel towards Normandy, an area with great significance to global history. This is where many battles took place on D-Day. Explore Giverny, Rouen, and Caen. Visit Mont St. Michel, a magnificent attraction that brings the history of European warfare to life. Explore the quaint villages of Saint-Malo and Rennes, where you may taste the fine delicacies of traditional French cuisine, primarily based on fresh seafood. Uncover panoramic views in the riverside cities of Angers and Tours, where you will see the Villandry Palace, known for its spectacular gardens, and discover the largest medieval tapestry in the world. Continue your tour to Amboise and prepare to see extraordinary castles including the Castle of Clos Luce where Leonardo da Vinci lived for three years. Finally, you will make your way back to Paris, where your tour of France will come to an end!
  • Day 1: Paris Arrival
  • Day 2: Paris
  • Day 3: Paris – Versailles – Paris
  • Day 4: Paris – Giverny – Normandy (rouen – Arromanches – Caen)
  • Day 5: Normandy (caen – Mont St Michel) – Brittany (st Malo – Dinan – Rennes)
  • Day 6: Rennes – Angers – Loire (tours – Villandry – Amboise)
  • Day 7: Loire (amboise – Chenonceau – Chambord) – Paris
  • Day 8: Paris –
  • 07 nights accommodation on a twin-sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
  • Daily breakfast
  • 01 Dinner in Amboise
  • Arrival airport transfer in Paris
  • Transportation in an AC deluxe motor coach
  • Service of Bilingual/English-speaking tour guides
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • City tour in Paris
  • Villandry gardens in Loire Valley
  • Chenonceau castle in Loire Valley
  • Castle Park of Chambord in Loire Valley
  • All currently applicable taxes
  • Entrance fees included: Monet´s house in Giverny
  • Excursion to Versailles in Paris (entrance not included)
  • Items of a personal nature, tips, and gratuities
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Items not mentioned as included
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Paris Normandy and the Loire Valley tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 07 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 August 2024, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

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Highlights of Paris Normandy and the Loire Valley tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Highlights of Paris Normandy and the Loire Valley tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.


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