"Western Highlights"

Paris, Normandy and Loire Valley

October 08/October 17, 2003

9 nights

Fully Escorted tour



Price : $1,999.00pp (double occupancy)

Single supplement : $499.00


Day 1 - October Wednesday 8th

Arrive in Paris. Transfer from airport to hotel. Check in to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. In the evening, meet your travel escort and your fellow travelers for a welcome cocktail in the hotel, where you will be briefed on your tour program of tomorrow. Dinner at leisure to enjoy one of the hotel's nearby typically Parisian restaurants.

Day 2 - October Thursday 9th

After breakfast . Your escort and bus driver will pick you up for a 1/2 day City tour of Paris. View the Champs-Elysées and the Arc de Triumph,  the Opera and la Madeleine, St Germain, the Latin Quarter, visit the magnificent Gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame and end your tour with a pleasant cruise on the Seine River. Enjoy rest of the day at leisure for further sightseeing on your own.

Meet the group again at the end of the afternoon in the lobby of hotel and transfer to the most Parisian of the great cabarets, the Paradis Latin and enjoy an amazing dinner show. (B, D)

Day 3 - October Friday 10th

After breakfast, depart by bus for Normandy. On our way, we'll make a stop in the village of Giverny to visit Monet's House and its beautiful gardens. Then, head towards Deauville, lady of the French coast, whose most glamorous seaside resort, symbolizes elegance, prestige and sophistication. Evening at leisure. (B, L)

Day 4 - October Saturday 11th

After Breakfast we'll leave Deauville and travel to Honfleur. On our way, we'll stop for a visit at the Manoir d'Apreval to discover the secrets that

go into making cider and Calvados, and enjoy a tasting of those specialties drinks of Normandy. Then stroll at leisure in the charming Honfleur harbor and take advantage of one of Honfleur's cozy restaurant to taste Normand cooking. After lunch, we'll drive to  the medieval town of Bayeux. Arrive in Bayeux, and after checking into our hotel we will visit the world famous Tapestry. Rest of the afternoon at leisure before meeting the group again for dinner. (B, D)

Hotels in Normandy

Day 5 - October Sunday 12th

Full day dedicated to the Landing of June 6, 1944.

Arromanches Museum, and the Landing Beaches and the American Cemetery. Evening and dinner at leisure in Bayeux. (B, L)

Day 6 - October Monday 13th

After breakfast we will head to the Mont St Michel. On the way, we'll make a stop in  Villedieu-les-Poeles, the copper city, where we will visit the traditional bell foundry and walk around the town with its numerous stores of copper. After our lunch, we'll travel to the Mont St Michel. Check into the hotel and visit the Abbey. Dinner at the world-known restaurant, La Mère Poulard. (B, L, D)


Day 7 - October Tuesday 14th

After B'fast we will board our motorcoach to the Loire Valley. Upon arrival in Villandry we will enjoy a country style lunch in an unusual inn, surrounded by flowers. After lunch, we will take our leave towards Tours. On the Way we'll stop at the Chateau de Villandry to discover its magnificent gardens and visit this historical castle. Upon arrival in Tours, check into the hotel and take the rest of the day to relax. Dinner at leisure.  (B, L)

Day 8 - October Wednesday 15th

B'fast and off to a visit of the castle of Chenonceau or (Chambord)

lunch in the castle 's vicinity. After lunch we will enjoy a tasting of the Loire Valley wines at a local wine maker. Return to Paris, check into our hotel, evening and dinner at leisure. Overnight at the hotel Ampere. (B, L)

Day 9 - October Thursday 16th

After B'fast we will take off to the Royal Castle of Versailles for a 1/2 day tour that includes the fountains and the gardens.

Return to Paris and afternoon at leisure for shopping.

Tonight is our farewell diner we will leave the hotel around 7:00PM. Paris by night tour -Return to the hotel around 11:00PM. (B, D)

Day 10 - October Friday 17th

After B'fast enjoy your a few hours in Paris to do your last minute shopping and find this special gift souvenir of the city of Lights.

Transfer to the airport and board you plane back to the USA.



Tour Price : $1999.00 per person (double occupancy)

Single supplement : $499.00







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* Paris

* Monet's Gardens


* Deauville

* Honfleur

* Bayeux

* Landing Beaches

* Mont St Michel

* Villandry

*  Chambord

* Wine tasting

*  Versailles.






*  Transfer from Paris CDG airport to the hotel

*  Transportation by bus and sightseeing with an English speaking guide as described in itinerary

*  3* Hotel accommodation in Paris, Deauville, Bayeux, Mont St Michel, Tours

*  Meals noted in the itinerary









* Transfer from hotel to CDG airport on day of departure

* All taxes.


Extended stay is possible before or after the tour.





* Hotel Ampere in Paris

* Hotel du Yacht Club  in Deauville

* Grand hotel du Luxembourg in Bayeux

* Hotel La Mère Poulard  in the Mont Saint Michel

* Hotel de l'Univers  in Tours

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