The Best of the Northwest
This itinerary is designed to give you the best of the Loire Valley, a taste of Brittany, an introduction to Normandy and, of course, we'll always have Paris.
As always, it is a broad suggestion intended to provoke discussion so that we end up offering you the exact tour that is right for your group.
Day 1 IN FLIGHT
Depart USA en route for Paris
Day 2 ARRIVE IN PARIS – CHARTRES – ORLEANS – LOIRE VALLEY (2 nights)
Chartres Cathedral, Joan of Arc’s House
Day 3 CHENONCEAUX AND AMBOISE
Chateau de Chenonceaux, Clos Luce (Leonardo Museum), Chateau de Blois
Day 4 ANJOU – VANNES AREA (2 nights)
Troglodyte Village, Chateau d’Angers (Tenture de l’Apocalypse)
Day 5 CARNAC AND ILE AUX MOINES
Carnac Megaliths, Boat Trip to Ile aux Moines
Day 6 FORET DE BROCELIANDE – MONT ST.MICHEL (1 night)
King Arthur morning, Mont St. Michel
Day 7 MONT ST.MICHEL – BAYEUX (2 nights)
Abbaye de Hambye, Bayeux Tapestry
Day 8 BATTLE OF NORMANDY DAY
Ste Mere Eglise Museum, Point du Hoc, Omaha Beach Cemetery + others as time permit.
Day 9 BAYEUX – CAEN – HONFLEUR (2 nights)
Peace Museum, Boudin Museum
Day 10 DAY TRIP TO ROUEN
Rouen Cathedral, Musee des Beaux Arts
Day 11 HONFLEUR – GIVERNY – AUVERS SUR OISE – PARIS (3 nights)
Monet’s Garden, Van Gogh’s House and walk, Evening Seine Cruise
Le Louvre, Sainte Chapelle, Notre Dame
Day 13 PARIS
Musee d’Orsay, Sightseeing to suit your group
Day 14 DEPARTURE
Transfer to airport for flight back to the USA
This is a suggested itinerary to provoke discussion. Please ask us to make any amendments that you wish so that we may offer you a tour to suit your group's needs exactly..