(7 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Paris, Honfleur & Deauville, D-Day Beaches, Bayeux, Mont Saint-Michel, Givernyor Rouen
This week-long private tour visits the highlights of Paris and Normandy.
With your sophisticated expert guide, tour the very best of Paris according to your interests. First-time visitors may wish to tour major attractions such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, the Eiffel Tower, the Luxembourg and Tuileries Gardens, and major museums such as the Louvre and the Musee d'Orsay. Other possibilities include an epicurean tour of Paris; walking tours through the exclusive residential streets on Ile St-Louis, the old Jewish quarter in the Marais, the former art colony of Montmartre, the medieval streets of the Latin Quarter, or to Left Bank cafes made famous by poets and philosophers; and shopping for antiques in flea markets or haute couture in fashionable boutiques.
Next, transfer to Normandy for several nights at a luxury hotel. Visit the picturesque port of Honfleur, long popular with artists. Also visit the upscale seaside resort of Deauville. With your private Normandy expert, tour the D-Day landing beaches and other significant World War II-related sites such as the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, the Mulberry Artificial Harbors, and the Caen Museum of Peace. Also, visit the historic town of Bayeux to see the famous tapestry illustrating the Norman invasion of England in 1066.
One day, enjoy a private excursion to Mont Saint-Michel, a remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site. This enormous abbey and town on a tidal island has been a pilgrimage site since ancient times, and it remains one of Europe's most popular attractions.
En route back to Paris, opt to tour Rouen to explore the medieval old town and its many historic sites, or visit Giverny to tour Monet’s house and gardens.
Arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Half-day private tour
Paris - Normandy
Private tour of Deauville and Honfleur en route to hotel for 3 nights
Private tour of D-Day sites and Bayeux
Private excursion to Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy - Paris
Private transfer to Paris for 1 night. Tour Giverny or Rouen en route
Private transfer to airport
Four Seasons Hotel George V, The Peninsula Paris, Hotel Le Bristol Paris or Shangri-La Paris
Chateau La Cheneviere or Ferme St. Simeon
Per person (double occupancy)
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Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
Preferred rooms in the very best luxury hotels
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
Itineraries that are customized according to your interests and schedule
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A seamless travel experience, including all logistics, skipping lines during touring whenever possible, restaurant and spa reservations, performance tickets, private airport transfers, internal transportation, VIP and fast-track airport assistance in many destinations
Around-the-clock support in each destination during your trip
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All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
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