Treasures of France Including Normandy Trafalgar Tours

Treasures of France Including Normandy

Delve into France's culture and history on this 8 Day tour, The Treasures of France. Visit Rouen, Normandy's infamous beaches, Honfleur, Mont St. Michel, Loire Valley, Chambord and the iconic City of Lights, Paris. Gorgeous gardens, stunning châteaux, incredible memorials and museums, quaint towns and modern cities will captivate guests throughout this journey.

Visit the same beaches allied forces landed on in Normandy during WWII. Moving stops at Omaha Beach and Juno Beach along with the D-Day Museum provide opportunities to honor the troops who fought for freedom abroad. Tour the Gothic churches, cobblestone streets, medieval half-timbered houses and the site of Joan of Arc's tragic demise in historic, Rouen. Marvel at the beautiful and famed spires of Notre Dame. Explore the narrow streets and quaint shops of picturesque Honfleur. Learn about the Battle of Hastings depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. Take a guided tour of Mont St. Michel's Benedictine Abbey. Enjoy lunch with wine at a 17th-century château. Meander along the streets of romantic Paris stopping at a café for some of the city's renowned and haute cuisine. History books spring to life on this illuminating vacation.


8 Daysfr. $2,389

  • EXPLORE Mont-Saint-Michel and Châteaux of the Loire with a Local Specialist
  • DISCOVER Paris, Bayeux and the Loire Valley
  • VISIT the towns of Rouen and Honfleur
  • SEE the Bayeux Tapestry
  • VISIT the Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches of Omaha and Juno
  • TOUR the monastery of Mont-Saint-Michel
  • EXPLORE the Châteaux of Amboise and Chenonceau and Chartres cathedral
  • VIEW the Champs Élysées
  • SEE the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
  • WALK among the wild hyacinths in the beautiful gardens of the 17th-century Château d'Éporcé
  • INDULGE in home-cooked dishes created by the resident culinary expert, Lydia at Château d'Éporcé
  • GAIN INSIGHT from the 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry which tells the story of Norman conquests and the Battle of Hastings so many centuries ago
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners
  • Evergreen Laurel Hotel in Paris, France (1 night)
  • Mercure Hotel Omaha Beach in Normandy, France (2 nights)
  • Le Relais du Roy Hotel in Mont-Saint-Michel, France (1 night)
  • Novotel Amboise Hotel in Amboise, France (2 nights)
  • Renaissance Paris Hotel La Défense in Paris, France (1 night)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Trafalgar Tours reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

BONJOUR PARIS Location Information Description

Paris, France

Bienvenue! The 'City of Lights' welcomes you as you prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through France.

Join your fellow travelers and Travel Director this evening for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive to admire the glittering cityscape of Paris - past grand boulevards and iconic sites like the Champs Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe.

Dinner

Evergreen Laurel Hotel

ADMIRE NORMANDY'S COLORFUL HONFLEUR AND THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY Location Information Description

Rouen, France

This morning, depart Paris and venture to the city of Rouen, the tragic site where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. Travel to the enchanting harbor town of Honfleur - its narrow lanes and colorful shopfronts have long attracted artists who have immortalized its beauty on canvas.

Location Information Description

Bayeux, France

Arriving in Bayeux, visit the Tapestry Museum. Here you'll Dive Into Culture and see the Bayeux Tapestry, depicting events before and during the Battle of Hastings in 1066. This evening, dine at your hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Mercure Omaha Beach Hotel

EXPLORE THE D-DAY LANDING BREACHES Location Information Description

Normandy Beaches, France

Begin the day visiting the American Rangers Memorial at Pointe du Hoc. Pay tribute to the brave souls who lost their lives on the D-Day Landing Beaches of Omaha, imagining the sense of terror and triumph felt the fateful day that Allied forces set foot on mainland Europe.

Location Information Description

Arromanches-les-Bains, France

Stop for lunch in the seaside setting of Arromanches, once at the heart of the Normandy landings, before visiting the D-Day Museum to learn about the artificial harbor used by the Allies. Finish the day on the beaches of Juno, where the Canadian forces came ashore in 1944.

Breakfast

Mercure Omaha Beach Hotel

JOURNEY TO PICTURESQUE MONT-SAINT-MICHEL Location Information Description

Mont Saint Michel, France

This morning, travel to the fortified island town of Mont-Saint-Michel. Here you'll join a Local Specialist for a tour of Mont-Saint-Michel's medieval Benedictine Abbey. Legend has it, the abbey was built after the Archangel Michael appeared to the Bishop of Avranches inspiring him to build a church atop the island.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hôtel Le Relais du Roy

Location Information Description

Amboise, France

Journey through the scenic countryside, stopping to Connect With Locals at a lunch with wine in a 17th-century château during a Be My Guest experience set within beautiful gardens. Journey to the Loire Valley, where you will spend the next two nights.

Breakfast, Lunch

Novotel Amboise Hotel

DISCOVER THE STUNNING FRENCH CHATEAUX Location Information Description

Amboise, France

Spend your day admiring the beautiful châteaux of the Loire Valley and join a Local Specialist for a visit to the Amboise Royal Château. It is here that King François I hosted Leonardo da Vinci, whose tomb now lies in the Chapel of Saint-Hubert adjoining the château. You’ll enjoy a perfect stop at Caves Duhard where you'll Dive Into Culture and enjoy the very best of Touraine vintages, learning about the five generations of Duhard family who’ve had a hand in its creation.

Continue with a visit to Chenonceau, built on the Cher River. The château is often referred to as the 'Ladies Castle', due to the many women who influenced its construction and development. Today it contains priceless collections, including Renaissance furniture, tapestries and masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto.

Breakfast

Novotel Amboise Hotel

CONTINUE TO CHARTRES AND PARIS Location Information Description

Paris, France

Your first stop today is the town of Chartres and its beautiful Roman Catholic Cathedral, regarded as one of the most authentic and complete works of religious architecture from the early 13th century.

Journey back to Paris this afternoon and spend the rest of your day in the 'City of Lights' with free time to take in some of the sights. Celebrate with your Travel Director and newfound friends this evening at a Farewell Dinner with local wines at a Parisian bistro.

Breakfast, Dinner

Renaissance Paris Hotel La Défense

FAREWELL PARIS Location Information Description

Paris, France

For now it's time to say a fond au revoir to France and your fellow travelers at the end of a memorable trip. Find out more about your free airport transfer.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, Mar 26, 2022
$2,389.00
Sat, Mar 26, 2022
$2,425.00
Sat, Apr 02, 2022 – Wait-list
$2,837.00
Sat, Apr 23, 2022 – Wait-list
$2,410.00
Sat, Apr 23, 2022
$2,425.00
Sat, Apr 30, 2022
$2,441.00
Sat, Apr 30, 2022
$2,425.00
Sat, May 07, 2022
$2,867.00
Sat, May 14, 2022
$2,441.00
Sat, May 14, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, May 21, 2022
$2,441.00
Sat, May 21, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, May 28, 2022
$2,441.00
Sat, May 28, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Jun 04, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Jun 04, 2022 – Wait-list
$2,450.00
Sat, Jun 11, 2022 – Wait-list
$2,867.00
Sat, Jun 18, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Jun 18, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Jun 25, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Jun 25, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 02, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Jul 02, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 09, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Jul 09, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 16, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Jul 16, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 23, 2022
$2,867.00
Sat, Jul 30, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Jul 30, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Aug 06, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Aug 06, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Aug 20, 2022
$2,867.00
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Sep 03, 2022
$2,468.00
Sat, Sep 03, 2022 – Wait-list
$2,525.00
Sat, Sep 10, 2022
$2,468.00
Sat, Sep 10, 2022
$2,525.00
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
$2,468.00
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
$2,525.00
Sat, Sep 24, 2022
$2,468.00
Sat, Sep 24, 2022
$2,525.00
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
$2,410.00
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
$2,450.00
Sat, Oct 08, 2022 – Wait-list
$2,867.00
Sat, Apr 29, 2023
$2,425.00
Sat, May 06, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, May 06, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, May 13, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, May 20, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, May 27, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Jun 03, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Jun 10, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, Jun 10, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, Jun 17, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Jun 24, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 01, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 08, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 15, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Jul 22, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, Jul 22, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, Jul 29, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Aug 05, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Aug 12, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Aug 19, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, Aug 19, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, Aug 26, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Sep 02, 2023
$2,525.00
Sat, Sep 09, 2023
$2,525.00
Sat, Sep 16, 2023
$2,525.00
Sat, Sep 23, 2023
$2,525.00
Sat, Sep 30, 2023
$2,450.00
Sat, Oct 07, 2023
$2,867.00
Sat, Oct 07, 2023
$2,867.00

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  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 90% of total price*
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