The Best Of France Tour
- Round-trip airfare
- 13 overnight stays (15 with extension) in hotels with private bathrooms
- Full European breakfast daily
- Dinner daily
- Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
- Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
- Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
- High-speed TGV train to Nice
- High-Speed Eurostar Chunnel crossing on extension
- Tour Diary™
- Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
- Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.
- Return Economy Class Airfare
- Trade fairs surcharges will be applicable on specific departure dates
- Any other expenses of personal nature
- Portages at hotels, airport and sea ports
- Standard Check-in:1500hrs Check-out: 1100 hrs (early check-in is subject to availability)
- Anything not mentioned in the cost inclusions list, such as currency fluctuation i.e. currently taken as 01 EUR = INR 75. ROE: Rate of Exchange as on the date of final payment will be applicable
- GST OF 5.0% ON TOTAL PACKAGE
- As hotels/flights/itinerary/route are subject to change without notice, no compensation will be paid for changes you may need to make in your domestic travel. Subject to RBI/GOI approval for BTQ passengers
- City Tax To be Paid Directly to Hotels Upon check out by Guests
- All Sightseeings are from Particular Point and Transfefs from Hotel to Departure Point are not included in the Package
- Train Ticket from Paris Lyon to Nice Ville
- Train Tickets from Nice Riquier to Milano Centrale
- Train Tickets from Milan Centrale to Zurich HB
- Shenegan Tourist Visa
- Travel Insurance
Day 1: Welcome to Paris
We’ll meet at 5 p.m. at our lodging for a short “bienvenue à Paris” meeting. At that point we’ll take an introduction stroll through our neighborhood, trailed by time to acclimate over supper together. Rest in Paris (3 evenings). No transport. Strolling: light.
Day 2: Historic Paris and Sainte-Chapelle
We should start where Paris did, on the Ile de la Cité. Your guide will lead a mobile voyage through the city’s initial history, including visits to a couple of Europe’s most critical medieval Gothic holy places: the amazing Notre-Dame Cathedral and the lovely Sainte-Chapelle, alongside a walk around the bohemian Latin Quarter. This evening, outfitted with your Paris Museum Pass, you’ll be allowed to investigate a greater amount of Paris, including the world’s most prominent accumulation of Impressionist craftsmanship — from Monet and Degas to Cézanne and Gauguin and that’s just the beginning — at the Orsay Museum. No transport. Strolling: strenuous.
Day 3: Neighborhood Paris and the Louver
Toward the beginning of today we’ll investigate Paris and what gives the French their joie de vivre with a promenade through one of your guide’s most loved Parisian neighborhoods. Your walk will end with an introduction to the Louver exhibition hall, where you’ll encounter immortal fortunes that incorporate Mona Lisa, Winged Victory, Venus de Milo, and hundreds more. Your evening will be liberated to be propelled by Monet’s mind blowing Water Lilies at the Orangerie, puzzled by capricious drinking fountains and current craftsmanship at the Pompidou, or constrained to move to the highest point of the Arc de Triomphe, trailed by a tasteful walk around the Champs-Elysées. No transport. Strolling: direct.
Day 4: Medieval Guédelon and Bourges
Today we’ll leave Paris and set out toward the Château de Guédelon — a medieval stronghold being manufactured today utilizing thirteenth century materials and systems. Neighborhood specialists may surrender us a nearby take a gander at bricklayers cutting limestone, sheep being sheared, and metal forgers at work. At that point we’ll drive past homesteads, woodlands, and vineyards to the disregarded town of Bourges. When we arrive we’ll meander along the cobbled paths and medieval half-timbered houses on a mobile visit with a nearby guide. Our visit will come full circle with a visit of Bourges’ Cathédrale St-Étienne, where we will figure out how to peruse a portion of France’s most momentous and unique medieval recolored glass before eating together tonight. Rest in Bourges (1 night). Transport: 5 hours. Strolling: direct.
Day 5: The Loire and Chambord
Today we’ll set out toward the greatest and brightest of the Loire Valley châteaux — Chambord — where 365 chimneys warmed imperial chasing parties for over 500 years. We’ll have sufficient time to visit this wonderful château, its far reaching grounds, and discover some lunch. Somewhat more remote up the street, our own Loire Valley facilities will be just as French, however somewhat more rational. Supper together today around evening time. Rest in the Loire Valley (2 evenings). Transport: 4 hours. Strolling: direct.
Day 6: Chenonceau and Amboise
At the beginning of today we’ll visit the rich, stream straddling, sixteenth century Château de Chenonceau. We’ll take in more about imperial life in France and have a lot of available time to wander through its lavish inside and gardens. This evening you’ll have time without anyone else in Amboise to discover lunch and tour. You can visit Leonardo da Vinci’s home, Clos-Lucé, and wonder about the working models of the Renaissance Man’s cleverest developments, visit Amboise’s bluff hanging stronghold, or meander the charming person on foot well disposed boulevards. Transport: 60 minutes. Strolling: direct.
Day 7: Brittany and Mont St-Michel
We’ll withdraw the Loire Valley toward the beginning of today and make a direct path to Brittany. We’ll stop for lunch and a stroll through a quintessential Breton town, where we’ll find out about the Bretons’ Celtic causes. Later this evening, we’ll take a short drive to the immortal, picture-culminate island of Mont St-Michel. We’ll touch base as the traveler tide retreats, guaranteeing a less swarmed involvement here. We’ll share supper together and consider the Mont itself (1 night). Transport: 5 hours. Strolling: direct.
Day 8: Treasure of Bayeux
Toward the beginning of today we’ll take a mobile voyage through Mont St-Michel’s town and its transcending nunnery to find out about neighborhood legends, religious life, and the expansive impacts applied by nunneries in French history. At that point we’ll crash into the core of Normandy to think about the 1,000-year-old Bayeux Tapestry — a 70-yard-since quite a while ago weaved toon/show-stopper that enlivens William the Conqueror’s triumph over the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Rest in Normandy (2 evenings). Transport: 2 hours. Strolling: strenuous.
Day 9: Normandy’s D-Day Beaches
We’ll go through the day with a nearby master who will give us a great voyage through the Normandy shorelines where, in June of 1944, the Allied D-Day arrivals occurred via ocean and air. We’ll visit Pointe du Hoc, where Army Rangers scaled the bluffs in pre-first light haziness, and the American Cemetery, where 10,000 distinct white markers memorialize the Americans who gave their lives on the shorelines beneath. We’ll additionally visit the key town of Ste-Mère Eglise, the airborne drop site made renowned by The Longest Day and Band of Brothers. We’ll come back to our Normandy home construct in time for supper with respect to your own. Transport: 2 hours. Strolling: strenuous.
Day 10: Monet’s Gardens at Giverny
We’ll withdraw early at the beginning of today to visit Monet’s flawlessly saved, perfect work of art rousing patio nurseries in the town of Giverny. Notwithstanding the peaceful lakes made popular by Monet’s sketches, we’ll likewise observe his home, studio, and Japanese garden. After leisure time for lunch, we’ll advance back to Paris and a goodbye devour together this evening, where we’ll share travel recollections and toast new companions. Salut! Rest in Paris (1 night). Transport: 4 hours. Strolling: direct.
Day 11: Tour Over After Breakfast
Breakfast is given, yet there are no gathering exercises today. It’s a breeze to achieve Paris’ airplane terminals by taxi, transport, or open transportation. Your guide will assist you with any post-visit arranging, abandoning you all around arranged for the street ahead. Merci et au revoir!