Groupon 9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy from $1899*

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  • Round trip flights New York-Paris, Paris-New York
  • Other departure cities available for a supplemental fee at the time of booking.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights accommodations
    • 3 nights Paris
    • 2 nights Tours
    • 2 nights Bayeux
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in Paris and Amboise
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
 

Special Features

  • View the Cathedral in Chartres, the finest architectural example of High Gothic style
  • Visit the fairy-tale Chateau de Chenonceau, stretching across the river Cher
  • Stop in Amboise and tour the Royal Chateau of Amboise
  • Cross the causeway to the magnificent Mont St. Michel, built on an isolated island
  • View the immense Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the Norman conquest of England
  • Commemorate the D-Day invasion with a visit to the Normandy American Cemetery
  • Tour Claude Monet’s home in Giverny
  • Drive along the Champs Elysees to view the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners

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  • Remember to mention that you are calling in regards to the Groupon 9 Day France with Loire Valley and  Normandy package and book no later than 1 week after the promotion ends.
  • When making your reservation, be sure to discuss flight options, transfers & optional tours with a reservation specialist.
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Featured Hotels

9 Day France with Loire Valley & Normandy
Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel Paris
Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel Paris
Oceania L'Univers Tours Tours
Novotel Bayeux Bayeux

Available Dates

2016 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land
Sep 03  (Sold Out) $1899*
Sep 10  (Sold Out) $1899*
Sep 17  (Sold Out) $1999*
Sep 24  (Sold Out) $2299*
Oct 01  (Sold Out) $2299*
Oct 15 $1899*
Oct 22 $1799*

*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


Accommodation Details:
Triple Rooms at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & the Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel will be accommodated in a Single Room & Twin Room.

Jun 4 & Jul 2 departures will be accommodated at the Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel in Paris on Days 7 & 8

Jun 11 departure will be accommodated at the Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel in Paris.

Jul 9 departure will be accommodated at the Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel in Paris on Day 2.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This moderately active trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes.

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DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for France
Depart for France

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Paris
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. In the early evening, join your Tour Manager for a Welcome Drink and orientation
Overnight: Paris

DAY 3, Monday - Chartres, Chambord, Wine tasting, Loire Valley
After breakfast, begin your tour with a visit to Chartres, home to the greatest gothic cathedral in France. Originally built in 1020, the cathedral contains the sacred Veil of the Virgin relic and a world-renowned collection of stained glass windows. Depart Chartres and travel to the Chateau de Chambord, the largest residence in the Loire Valley. Chambord was built for Francois I in the 16th Century by 1,800 men and master masons. After a photo stop, continue for a wine tasting before heading to the hotel in Tours
Overnight: Tours
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Tuesday - Loire Valley
Spend the full day in the Loire Valley exploring the nearby sights. Travel to the magnificent Chateau de Chenonceau. Stretching across the river Cher, the chateau boasts a 197 foot gallery, built over a series of arches. Take some time to explore the extravagantly furnished rooms and formal gardens, added by a mistress of Henry II, Diane de Poitiers. Also visit the Royal Chateau d'Amboise for a guided tour. The castle is most closely associated with King Francois I who introduced the Renaissance to France, and brought Leonardo da Vinci to his court. The artist is buried in the chapel. Return to Tours in the early evening
Overnight: Tours
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Mont St. Michel, Normandy
Depart northwards today to the iconic Mont St. Michel, rising from the sea on a mighty rock. Cross the causeway by shuttle and browse the narrow streets and admire the views of the surrounding bay, with time for lunch on your own in this charming town. One of France's most recognizable landmarks, the fortified town is crowned by the mighty 10th century Abbey. This afternoon, continue to Bayeux
Overnight: Bayeux
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Thursday - Bayeux Tapestry, Normandy Landing Beaches
Spend the full day in Normandy exploring the sights and sandy beaches. Begin by stepping back in time to a historical battle, and see the intricate Tapestry, woven to commemorate the Norman invasion of England by William the Conqueror in 1066. Then turn your attention to World War II and the D-Day invasion, a day that is remembered for true bravery and sacrifice and the beginning of the liberation of France. Visit St. Mere Eglise on Utah beach along the east coast of the Cotentin Peninsula, where the allied invasion began on June 6, 1944 - D-Day. Make a stop at the Ranger Memorial at Pointe du Hoc. Continue east to visit Omaha beach and the site of the Normandy American Cemetery and memorial. The cemetery covers 172.5 acres and contains the graves of 9,387 American soldiers. Return to Bayeux in the early evening
Overnight: Bayeux
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Friday - Giverny, Paris
This morning, depart for Paris. On the way, stop in Giverny and visit the former house of Claude Monet. Explore the famous gardens which inspired many of Monet's paintings. On arrival in Paris, join your fellow travelers for dinner in a French Bistro
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Saturday - Paris City Tour
This morning, enjoy a guided city tour of Paris, the City of Light, including a drive along the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe. View the Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame, Napoleon's Tomb, the Latin Quarter, and the lively Opera district. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or join the optional tour to magnificent Versailles to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture on the visit to the Palace and extravagant State Apartments
Optional: Versailles Apartments (PM)
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Sunday - Depart France
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast


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Versailles Apartments

Relive the glorious period of Louis XIV, XV and XVI as you pace one of the largest and most influential formal gardens in the world. Today's tour takes you to Versailles Palace to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture. Visit the Palace and extravagant State Apartments, including a guided visit to the Reception Halls, the Queen's Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors. You will also have time to walk the palace grounds and formal gardens, designed by Andre le Notre, at your leisure.

Approximate tour duration is 4.5 hours.

Day #8 04 Nov 2015 - 05 Nov 2016 $93.00
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