Normandy, Brittany & Chteaux Country
This France tour is the perfect way to see the highlights of Paris plus Brittany, the Loire Valley, and the World War II landing beaches in Normandy in a short amount of time. Beautiful scenery combined with famous landmarks, charming chteaux, and fascinating history sum up this tour-with overnights in Paris, elegant Deauville, Caen, Mont St. Michel, and the Loire Valley.World War II history comes to life as you focus on some of the locations involved in D-Day, June 6, 1944. You’ll visit the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach and Juno Beach Center and Park. Go even further back in history when you visit the famous 8th-century Abbey of Mont St. Michel perched on a rocky isle; the 13th-century gothic cathedral in Chartres; and the jewel of the French Renaissance, Chteau Chambord in the Loire Valley, and a huge castle with towers on all corners. Also visit the 16th-century chteau of Catherine de Medici, Chenonceau, and a fairy-tale castle with a moat, drawbridge, and towers. To give you a sense of the culture, Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary treats. Enjoy a special visit to Claude Monet’s house and gardens in Giverny, created by the master himself; and a wine tasting at a wine cellar in Civray de Touraine.From the scenic beauty to the charming experiences, this French tour is sure to delight all of your senses!
PARIS Welcome dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit Notre Dame CathedralGIVERNY [LF] Visit the home and gardens of Claude MonetROUEN Walking tour, admire the façade of the cathedralDEAUVILLE OrientationNORMANDY BEACHES Visit Juno Beach Center and Park, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach with the Monument to the Braves, and the American Cemetery and MemorialBAYEUX Visit Queen Matilda’s tapestry in the Tapestry MuseumMONT ST. MICHEL Guided visit of the abbeyCHTEAUBRIANT Morning breakANGERS Take pictures of the castleLOIRE VALLEY Full-day guided sightseeing excursion, visit Chambord and Chenonceau CastlesCIVRAY DE TOURAINE [LF] Wine tasting at the Père Auguste wine cellarCHARTRES Visit the gothic cathedral
Paris – Giverny – Rouen – Deauville.
Deauville – Normandy Beaches – Caen
Caen – Bayeux – Mont St. Michel.
Mont St. Michel – Chteaubriant – Angers – Loire Valley
Loire Valley. Excursion To Chteaux Country.
Loire Valley – Chartres – Paris.