(6 days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
This private tour was designed for history enthusiasts, combining the beauty of coastal landcape with the charm of towns in the west of France.
You wil start the tour with a visit in at Claude Monet's house and magnificent gardens in Giverny. The artist’s property reveals replicas of his most famous works of art. The house with its extraordinary pink hue, where he lived from 1883 to 1926, retains its original décor…Continuing on the route to Normandy, you will stop in Rouen for 1 night and discover the city of a hundred bell towers, rich of history.
With its 570 kilometers of coastline and very diverse areas, Normandy offers you a wonderful choice of scenery. Spend one day in the heart of Pays d'Auge, which combines unique landscapes, charming villages, half-timbered houses and sweet fragrance of cider and calvados.
Discover the Normandy landing beaches with amazing insight into an important part of the French history, including the Bayeux Tapestries. Walk around the beautiful town of Honfleur, the "chic" Deauville and the authentic Trouville.
The tour continue with a visit to the famous Mont Saint Michel. Discover this ‘Wonder of the Western World’, classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your historical experience in the west of France will lead you to the corsair city of Saint-Malo, a historic town of past maritime splendor, the fortress is surrounded by ramparts 1 754 metres long.
Before heading back to Paris, you will enjoy a guided walking tour in the charming town of Cancale, famous for its oyster and its small fishing port.
All our tours are private and depart daily. They can be fully customised, lengthened or shortened according to the number of participants and to suit individual interests and schedules.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN NORMANDY
Your private guide will drive from CDG Airport to Giverny. Visit of the famous Claude Monet’s house and gardens. Then drive to Rouen. Discover on your own the ancient city where Joan of Arc was burned, with its timber-framed houses, its narrow streets… Night in a 4* hotel in Rouen.
DAY 2: DISCOVERY OF HONFLEUR, DEAUVILLE, TROUVILLE
Full day private tour of the beautiful town of Honfleur, the “chic” Deauville and the authentic Trouville with a private English speaking guide. Dinner left free and night in a charming B&B in Caen.
DAY 3: IN THE HEART OF PAYS D’AUGE
Full private tour of Beuvron-en-Auge, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the Jardins du Pays d’Auge and the visit of a famous distillery in Calvados with a private English speaking guide. Dinner left free and night in Caen.
DAY 4: BAYEUX AND D-DAY BEACHES
Full private tour of the city of Bayeux and its Tapestry telling the story of William the Conqueror, and the famous landing beaches Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc... with a private English speaking guide. Check in at a 4* hotel in Saint Malo. Dinner in a famous brasserie.
DAY 5: MONT SAINT MICHEL AND SAINT MALO
Full private tour of the famous and outstanding Mont-Saint-Michel. You will have this entire morning to truly enjoy this “Wonder of the Western World”. Lunch left free. Free time in the corsair city of Saint Malo. Dinner and night at your 4* hotel in Saint Malo.
DAY 6: CANCALE
Half day tour of the charming town of Cancale, famous for its oyster and its small fishing port. Lunch left free. Drop off at Saint Malo train station according to your schedule.
This tour starts and finishes in Normandy and can easily be combined with several days in Paris or in the Loire Valley or with touring elsewhere in France.
- 1 Night in a 4* hotel in Rouen.
- 2 Nights in a charming B&B in Caen.
- 2 Nights in a 4* hotel in Saint-Malo in a superior room with a view on the sea.
- From € 3 530,00 per person (based on double occupancy).
- 5 Nights accommodation.
- Breakfast daily.
- 2 Dinners (drinks not included).
- 1 Lunch (with drinks included).
- 5 Full day private tours with a private English speaking guide and transportation included.
- 1 Half day private tours with a private English speaking guide and transportation included.
- The high speed 1st class train tickets from Saint-Malo to Paris.
- All entrances fees.
- Our local assistance.
- Fees and taxes.