FRANCE: Paris, Loire Valley Castles and mysteries of the North
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Paris (4 nights) - Rouen - Honfleur - Deauville - Caen (1 night) - Mont Saint-Michel - Saint-Malo - Angers (1 night) - Amboise - Chenonceau - Chambord - Paris (1 night)
Day 1 - departure from the US.
Day 2 - Arrive in Paris .Group transfer to the hotel . Hotel accommodation. Free time. Overnight in Paris.
Day 3 - Paris. Breakfast. Bus tour of Paris. Meeting with a group and the guide at the Grand Opera, visit Fragonard perfume museum. . Free time; option to order additional excursions depending on the day of arrival : bus excursion to Versailles or walking tour of the Marais. Payment of extra excursions on the spot. Additional tours will take place only when a certain number of tourists is attained. Overnight in Paris.
4 - 5 days - Paris Breakfast .Free time in Paris. Option to purchase extra excursions depending on the day of arrival : Visit to the Louvre with a guide or a walking tour of the Marais. Pay extra excursions on the spot. Overnight in Paris.
Day 6 - Paris-Rouen - Deauville - Honfleur--Caen - Breakfast. Moving to the city of Rouen ; walking tour with the magnificent Rouen Cathedral, as well as a walk through the Old Market Square, connected with the history of Joan of Arc. Moving to the city of Honfleur (92 km) - one of the most beautiful port in France. Trip to Deauville - luxury resort on the shores of the English Channel . On to Caen (60 km) - an interesting city located in the North of France, a walk through the historic center. Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight in Caen.
Day 7 - Mont-Saint-Michel - Saint Malo - Angers .Breakfast. Start the day at Le Mont-Saint-Michel. Continue to Saint Malo . After the tour in the city shops you can buy the real Breton souvenirs and goodies. Moving to Angers,- walking tour of the historical center of the "English" city of France, which became the cradle and the "second capital" of the British royal Plantagenet dynasty. Overnight in Angers.
Day 8 - Amboise - Chenonceau - Shambord - Paris Breakfast. Moving to the Loire Valley Castle. The first castle to visit - Castle of Chenonceau . This is one of the most beautiful and elegant castles of the Loire Valley. The castle is recognized as a masterpiece of architecture and is under UNESCO protection. Transfer to Amboise - a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture. Moving to the Chambord castle - one of the most recognizable and romantic castles in France. Moving to Paris . Accommodation at the hotel. Night in Paris.
Day 9 - Paris .Breakfast. Group transfer to the airport, departure to the US.
Additional payment (on the spot): - Entrance tickets to the castles and museums - 25 Euros per person.
The tour price includes :
- accommodation in hotels, BB
- all excursions mentioned in the program,
- group transfers.
The tour price does not include:
- all extras,
- tips to guides and drivers,
- air tickets