9 Day France Experience – 9 Days / 8 Nights

 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Paris Arrival

Upon your arrival, meet your driver for your transfer to your hotel in Paris. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Paris.

Day 2 - Paris

Today, meet your guide at your hotel and depart for your visit of the Orsay museum. Among the highlights of the museum are “Dance at Le moulin de la Galette” by Auguste Renoir, and “Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh. Your guide will help you to feel the beauty and understand the works of Art in their creation and history.

In the evening, meet your driver in your hotel lobby to be taken to the Moulin Rouge show. The show includes the best international entertainments as well as exceptional acts, and the eagerly-awaited return of the giant Aquarium. Enjoy the original music played by 80 musicians and 60 chorus singers! Overnight in Paris.

Day 3 - Paris

This morning meet your guide in your hotel lobby and depart for your visit of the Louvre. You will discover its famous masterpieces, such as the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, and the Victory of Samothrace among many others. You will also enjoy the architecture of the building with eight centuries of History. Overnight in Paris.

Day 4 - Paris

Meet your driver in the hotel lobby and depart for your excursion exploring the “Montagne de Reims”. You will visit a prestigious Champagne house in Epernay or Reims such as Moët-et-Chandon, Taittinger, Veuve-Cliquot, Pommery, Mumm, or Ruinart. You will then be able to enjoy lunch at your leisure either in Epernay or on the way to Reims.

After lunch you will Visit Hautvillers, an attractive village on the southern slope of the Montagne de Reims, with old houses and hand-painted wrought-iron signs. Enjoy a tasting at one or two smaller champagne producers in the ‘Montagne de Reims’ or in the Marne valley. Visit the beautiful Reims Cathedral where most French Kings were once crowned before returning to Paris. Overnight in Paris.

Day 5 - Paris to St-Malo

This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel and meet your driver-guide in the hotel lobby. Drive directly from Paris to Mont St Michel, one of France’s most popular and iconic sights. The magnificent island of Mont Saint Michel and its bay is listed by UNESCO as World Heritage sites. Your guide will tell you everything you need to know about the stunning medieval abbey at the top of the rocky island, a genuine historical masterpiece. Enjoy lunch at your leisure and take your time to soak up the magic of the island and the beauty of its bay. With your guide, enjoy a walking tour of Mont Saint Michel, a picturesque fortified rocky outcrop that dates back to the Middle Ages. You can also visit the village’s museum, sample some local crêpes, indulge in some shopping, or just watch the world go by in this busy little village. At the end of your visit, your driver-guide will escort your hotel in St-Malo. Overnight in St-Malo.

Day 6 - St-Malo to Deauville

Today check out of your hotel and meet your driver-guide in the hotel lobby. Drive directly from St-Malo to Omaha Beach. Visit the moving Normandy American cemetery where 9385 Carrara marble crosses stand aligned. Drive and stop along the beach where your guide will show you some of the German bunkers and machine-gun nests. Next, travel to Bayeux, where you will have time at your leisure for lunch. In Bayeux, visit the Bayeux Memorial, which stands opposite the cemetery and bears the names of more than 1,800 men of the Commonwealth land forces who died in the early stages of the campaign and have no known grave. Also visit the Bayeux Tapestry, an embroidery of wool yarn on woven linen, made in the 11th Century. At the end of your visit, your driver-guide will escort you to your hotel in Deauville. Overnight in Deauville.

Day 7 - Deauville

This morning meet your driver-guide in the hotel lobby and set out on a full day exploration of Utah Beach, Arromanches, and Sainte Mère-Église. You will explore the Utah Beach Museum which was built on the very beach where the first American troops landed on June 6, 1944. At the end of your visit, your driver-guide will escort you to your hotel in Deauville. Overnight in Deauville.

Day 8 - Deauville to Paris

Check out of your hotel and meet your driver-guide in the hotel lobby. From Deauville, enjoy a short drive to Honfleur. Visit the charming coastal town of Honfleur with a guide and immerse into the atmosphere on the pretty harbor. Explore sites made famous by painters such as Claude Monet, and top attractions including the Old Port and Sainte Catherine Square. From Honfleur, continue to Rouen. Enjoy some time at your leisure to enjoy lunch and, if time permits, you can visit the Museum of Fine Arts. At the end of your visit, your driver-guide will escort you to your hotel in Paris. Overnight in Paris.

Day 9 - Paris Departure

After breakfast check out of your hotel and meet your driver for your transfer to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Au Revoir!

Pricing

Due to the great fluctuation of the euro currency, prices for all of our services will be quoted upon request. This policy enables us to provide you, the traveler, with the most competitive quotes consistent with actual currency exchange. We invite you to browse through our website to select the travel style that meets your needs, our travel planners are only a call/email away ready to provide any assistance in designing your itinerary.

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