01 SUN. Paris- Arrival.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
02 MON. Paris.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Paris.- Transfer to the Montmartre neighbourhood.
A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris is included. Later, we provide a transfer to the Montmartre district. This neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and its cabarets… Sit down for lunch and enjoy the magical place. You can choose between Indian, Chinese, French and American cuisines. Return to hotel or free time to enjoy the city.
03 TUE. Paris.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer to Versailles palace.
Today we will include a transfer to Versailles, with its immense palace and beautiful gardens. Free afternoon.
04 WED. Paris- Giverny- Rouen- Arromanches- Caen.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Monet’s house. Rouen. Beaches where the Normany landings took place.
Early departure from Paris. We travel towards Normandy, stopping in GIVERNY. We include tickets for Monet’s house and its impressive gardens; we talk about Impressionist art, which had its centre in Normandy. After this, ROUEN, the capital of Normandy with its mediaeval streets and cathedral, time for a stroll and lunch. We go on to ARROMANCHES, on its beaches we remember the World War II landings in France. We continue to CAEN. Time for a stroll in the centre.
05 THU. Caen- Mont Saint Michel- St. Malo- Dinan- Rennes.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Mont S. Michel. French Brittany.
First thing in the morning we travel to MONT SAINT MICHEL “the Marvel”, time to see the town surrounded by the sea and the Abbey. After this, in Brittany, we travel to SAINT MALO, whose powerful walls defend the city, and where we have time for lunch. In the afternoon a stroll in DINAN, a ‘Breton’ village full of charm. We go on our way to RENNES, the capital of Brittany with its interesting and monumental historic centre.
06 FRI. Rennes - Angers- Tours- Villandry - Amboise.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Loire region and castles.
We will leave for ANGERS. Those who want can visit the castle that houses the largest mediaeval tapestry on the Apocalypse. After this we go on to the Loire Valley: TOURS the regional capital on the banks of the Loire River, time for a stroll and lunch. In the afternoon we will see the VILLANDRY PALACE, famous for its gardens and flowers. Tickets to the garden are included in the price. Continuation to AMBOISE, where in the castle of Clos Luce, Leonardo da Vinci spent his last 3 years before his death. Dinner and accommodation included.
NB: Sometimes the accommodation may be offered in the city of Tours.
07 SAT. Amboise- Chenonceau-Chambord- Paris.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Castles of Loire.
A stroll around Amboise and a the stop by the statue of Leonardo da Vinci, on an island of the Loire. We will see the Loire region in a little more depth. We include tickets to the CASTLE of CHENONCEAU, in the shape of a bridge over the river. We will see CHAMBORD, the largest of the castles of the Loire (ticket to the park included). Departure to PARIS. Arrival around 18.00hrs.
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