Trip Overview

Paris & Normandy

Tour rating: 4.86 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews
Private tour to France

Explore the top sights of the world's most romantic capital, Paris, and see Notre Dame, the Tuileries Gardens, Triumphal Arc and the Eiffel Tower. Experience the best of royal Versailles. Then continue to the highlights of the Normandy region, go on a day trip to Mont Saint Michel and enjoy Rouen.

Paris & Normandy

11 days3 cities
France1 country
Private tour to France
From
$4,268
Tour rating: 4.86 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews

Explore the top sights of the world's most romantic capital, Paris, and see Notre Dame, the Tuileries Gardens, Triumphal Arc and the Eiffel Tower. Experience the best of royal Versailles. Then continue to the highlights of the Normandy region, go on a day trip to Mont Saint Michel and enjoy Rouen.

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Day-By-Day

Paris

first destination
4 days in the city
4 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Bonjour! Arrival to Paris
Transfer
Transfer

As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall of the airport and takes you to your hotel.

Day 2
Exploring Crème de la Crème of Louvre & the Latin Quarter
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the two famous districts of Paris: Latin Quarter (5th) and Marais (4th).

Day 3
Tour of the Champs-Elysées and Eiffel Tower Districts
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 5-hour walking tour of the Champs-Elysees (8th) and Eiffel Tower (7th) districts. 

Day 4
Tour of Versailles Magnifique
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Versailles - the famous residence of French kings. 

Hotel Opera Richepanse, Paris
4

The gorgeous Hotel Opera Richepanse boasts a top location right in the center of the prestigious district of Paris. It’s just a 5-minute walk from the amazing Champs Elysees and dozens of luxury shops.

train
Paris
Bayeux
2 hrs 20 min

Make your way from the capital to the charming French city of Bayeux onboard a modern bullet train. Besides the train's fast travel time, you can make use of the departure and arrival stations locations right in the city centers.

Bayeux

second destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Train to Bayeux
Transfer
Transfer

In the morning after breakfast you check out from the hotel and are transferred to the train station where you board a train to the town of Bayeux in the Normandy region of France (1st class train tickets included).

Day 6
Tour to Mont Saint-Michel
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide-driver and go on a small group tour of the Mont Saint-Michel, a magical island topped by a gravity-defying medieval monastery in Normandy.

Day 7
D-Day Tour
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast you meet your guide-driver as today you go on small group D-Day Tour, dedicated to the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, for the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany's control.

Villa Cambette, Bayeux
4

The beautiful Villa Cambette boasts excellent service and a great location within walking distance from Bayeux’s main sights. It’s a small hotel, offering as little as three comfortable guestrooms.

train
Bayeux
Rouen
2 hrs 40 min

Taking a modern train is among the most convenient and time-saving options when traveling between Bayeux and Rouen. Enjoy your time onboard the train, taking you through the scenic French countryside.

Rouen

third destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Arrival to Rouen
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet your driver to have a transfer to Caen to catch a train to the next destination - Rouen. In just 1.5 hours you arrive in the cozy French city and have a transfer to the hotel.

Day 9
Rouen City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 3-hour walking tour of Rouen. During your guided sightseeing tour you see the soaring Notre-Dame Cathedral which is the tallest cathedral in France.

Day 10
Free Day in Rouen
Free day
Free day

Today you have the day free to continue enjoying Rouen on your own or join our carefully planned optional tour to Claude Monet's House and Gardens in Giverny.

Day 11
Transfer to Paris & Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your tour of France. Your driver meets you at your accommodation and takes you directly to the airport in Paris where you arrive in approximately 2 hours. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

Hotel Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale, Rouen
4

Located in the middle of the peaceful pedestrian area, the Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale is a beautiful property and a great place to stay during your Rouen visit. All rooms are comfortable and offer great amenities.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation in 4* or boutique centrally located hotels in Paris, Bayeux and Rouen;
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfer to Paris and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Paris - Bayeux;
  • Regular class train tickets Paris-Versailles-Paris, Caen-Rouen;
  • Private transfer Rouen hotel - Paris airport;
  • Professional licensed English-speaking guides and guide-drivers;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to Louvre Museum, Palace of Versailles;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • A city tour of the three famous districts of Paris: Marais, Latin Quarter, and Saint Germain
  • A walking tour of the Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower districts
  • A tour to Versailles
  • A tour of the Mont Saint-Michel
  • A D-Day Tour, dedicated to the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944
  • A walking tour of Rouen

What To Know

  • You can expect to find some shops, restaurants, and museums closed for lunch between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • French breakfast is not as heavy as other European breakfast meals, it usually includes sweet pastries, toast, fruit, yogurt, cereal
  • Tipping in restaurants might be included in the bill, "service compris" (tip included) or "service non-compris" (tip not included), but in any case, if you liked the service you can leave few Euros on the table either way
  • Most communication equipment takes 220/110 volts, you will need an adapter plug (type E) to make your plug fit into the socket
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