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8-Day Jewels of France Tour

Tour Code: 526-268
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Paris, France
Duration:
8 Days 7 Nights

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Highlights: 7-night hotel accommodations. Visit Paris, Giverny, Rouen, Honfleur, Deauville, Landing Beaches, Mont St. Michel, St. Malo, Rennes, Chateaux Country, Chartres...

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    Express - dep date is within 21 days +$25 Year round
    • Price: All Prices are in USD. Prices are per person based upon shared twin room occupancy. All prices are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change without notice.
    • Child Rate: Young travelers aged 8-17 receive a 10% discount on the land price. We regret that we are unable to accept children less than 8 years old on these types of vacations.
    • No more than 3 passengers allowed in room 1.
    Day 1

    Paris

    Today we will gather in Paris. After checking in, guests are free to spend the rest of the day as they please.
    Standard Hotel: Kensington Close or similar
    Day 2

    Paris

    Today we will sightsee in Paris, FR. Stops on our tour include the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Paris-Sorbonne University, Champ Elysees. We will also see the outside of the Louvre. At the end of the day, guests are invited to join the director at a farewell dinner in the city.

    More» Paris has been a thriving city for more than two thousand years. It is known all over the world as a city of art and romance, from its high-end cafes to the famous visage of the Eiffel Tower. «Less

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      More» This breathtaking neoclassical arch is one of Paris' most famous monuments. It commemorates those who fought and died in the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. It also sits atop the Tomb of the Unknown Solider for World War I. «Less
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      More» One of the most famous monuments in the world, the Eiffel Tower has been a symbol of Paris, France, and Europe since 1889. It was erected as the entryway to the 1889 World's Fair, and has been wowing visitors ever since. «Less
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      More» One of the top-ranked universities in the world, the University of Paris IV -Paris-Sorbonne was formed after student protests and riots forced the division of the University of Paris into thirteen independent schools in the 1970s. «Less
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      More» Champs Elysees is the name of both an upscale street and shopping district in Paris. It is on the cafés, boutiques, movie theaters, and more. One of the most famous streets of the world, is also known for its many monuments. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Timhotel Paris Berthier or similar
    Day 3

    Paris - Giverny - Rouen - Deauville (233 km)

    Today we will visit Giverny, FR, home of famous impressionist painter Claude Monet. Here, we will visit the Monet House to learn about his life and work. From there we will travel to Rouen, FR, where we will tour the inside of the impressive Rouen Cathedral. We will make our way to Deauville, FR for the night.

    More» A settlement has existed in Giverny since neolithic times and a monument uncovered attests to this fact. Archeological finds have included booties dating from Gallo-Roman times and to the earlier 1st and 2nd centuries AD. The town was known in ancient deeds as "Warnacum". The cultivation of grapes has been an occupation of the inhabitants of Giverny since Merovingian times. «Less

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      More» For more than 40 years, this house was the home of legendary impressionist painter Claude Monet. After his death, his don donated it to the Académie des Beaux-Arts, who restored it and turned it into a museum. «Less

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      More» This 800-plus year old cathedral in northwestern France is a dramatic example of the type of architecture that dominates the Gothic tradition. Its many intricate spires and elaborate stained glass have made it popular with visitors the world over. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Ibis (ST) or similar
    Day 4

    Deauville - Normandy (191 km)

    Our day today is an exploration of Normandy, FR. We will first visit its beaches, which became famous after the World War II invasion on D-Day. Our exploration of modern history will take us to Arromanches-les-Baines and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. Next, we will ancient history at the Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, home of the Bayeux Tapestry. Finally, we will visit the walled city at Mont Saint-Michel.

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      More» This small township on the northeastern coast of France is significant due to its location at the center of the area in which the Allied invasion of Axis-occupied France took place on D-Day during World War II. «Less
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      More» This military cemetery and war memorial near the northern coast of France serves as a tribute to the American soldiers who died in Europe during World War II, particularly those who were killed during the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. «Less
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      More» The Bayeux Tapestry is a 230-foot-long cloth from about 1070 AD that has embroidered on it the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It contains fifty historic scenes sewn in still-bright colors and a decorative border. «Less

    More» is an island commune in Normandy, France. It is located about one kilometre (0.6 miles) off the country's northwestern coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches. 100 hectares (247 acres) in size, the island has a population of 44 (2009). «Less

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      More» Mont Saint-Michel is a town of 44 people located on an island off the coast of Normandy. The island is dominated by a massive castle that is one of France's most popular landmarks. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Motel Vert (T) or similar
    Day 5

    Normandy - Saint-Malo - Rennes - Amboise (487 km)

    In the morning we will drive west along the French coast. Our first stop of the day will be the resort town of Saint-Malo, FR. From there we will head southeast, stopping briefly at the town of Rennes, FR. Finally, we will arrive in the town of Amboise, FR, where we will spend the night.

    More» Saint-Malo is a walled city on the northern coast of France that dates back to the sixth century AD. Its many history buildings dating back over a millennia have made it a popular destination for tourists and vacationers. «Less

    Standard Hotel: Kyriad La Boetie (ST) at St. Pierre de Corps
    Day 6

    Amboise - Chenonceaux - Amboise (63 km)

    Today we will have an entire day dedicated to the exploration of the Loire Valley region. Guests are invited to join an optional tour that includes a visit to the Chateau de Chenonceau as well as an exploration of the town of Amboise, FR.

    More» The population of permanent residents hovers about 400, as of 2012, but there is a large influx of tourists during the summer months, because the village adjoins the former royal Château de Chenonceau, one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. The chateau is distinctive in being built across the river. The village is also situated in Touraine-Chenonceaux wine-growing area, and bordered on its northern edge by the Forest of Amboise. «Less

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      More» The Chateau de Chenonceau dates back literally a millennia. The first mention of it in writing occurs in the eleventh century A.D. It is immediately recognizable due to the sweeping arches that make up the base of the building. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Kyriad La Boetie (ST) at St. Pierre de Corps
    Day 7

    Amboise - Chartres - Paris (275 km)

    On our way back to Paris, we will stop in the town of Chartres, FR, which is famous for the imposing Chartres Cathedral. Upon our arrival in Paris in the evening, guests will have free time to explore or arrange an optional activity with the tour director.

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      More» The Chartres Cathedral is about 50 miles southwest of Paris. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known the world over for its amazing Gothic architecture. It dates back to the thirteenth century A.D. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Kyriad Ivry (ST)
    Day 8

    Paris

    After breakfast in the morning, we will conclude our tour.
    • Price Includes

    • Entrance fees as listed in the tour description
    • Meals: 7 Buffet breakfasts (B) and 2 dinners (D)
    • 7 nights hotel accommodations
    • Ground Transportation
    • Price Excludes

    • Air fares
    • Airport transfer (Roundtrip: $50.00/person)
    • Optional tours, tips to guides, driver, and tour manager.
    • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, wines, water, beverages, food other than the table d'hote menu, passport and visa fees, insurance, airport taxes and fees, and foreign port taxes unless specifically indicated in the package inclusions
    • Additional Note

    • Click here to get more details about Travel Protection.
    • ST=Superior Tourist Class Hotels
    • If your departure date is within final payment date, we can only send your travel documents by Express Delivery.

      Optional Excursions

      Please note? the optional excursions and prices are subject to change without prior notice.

      Excursions in Paris

      Cabaret Show
      A trip to Paris is not complete without a visit to a typical cabaret show. A glass of champagne is served during the show.
      Approximate value: ?70 EUR per person

      The Louvre & Its Masterpieces
      Once a royal palace and now a museum housing one of the most famous art collections in the world, the Louvre is yours on a guided tour. The Louvre Museum is open every day except Tuesdays and bank holidays. On these days, you will be offered alternative sights.
      Approximate value: ?35 EUR per person

      Versailles Sun King's Palace - Sat/Sun
      Week-ends visit - Historic Versailles is the beautiful restored palace of Louis XIV, the Sun King. After the guided tour of the palace, you can stroll in the magnificent terraced gardens with their fountains and statues. The Palace of Versailles is open every day except Mondays and bank holidays. On these days, you will be offered alternative sights.
      Approximate value: ?65 EUR per person

      Welcome Dinner & Orientation
      The evening consists of a memorable four-course dinner with an aperitif and wine. After dinner you will enjoy a breathtaking orientation drive of the city.
      Approximate value: ?58 EUR per person

      Excursions in Amboise

      Chateau Chenonceaux/Amboise
      Discover the "Chateaux country" in the Loire region taking a guided tour of the Chateau of Amboise, where Leonardo da Vinci lived the latter part of his life and died. On to the splendid Chateau of Chenonceaux, taste sparkling wine in the Monmousseau winery and tour the labyrinth of the Chalk Cellars.
      Approximate value: ?50 EUR per person

      Regional Dinner
      You will be accompanied on a short drive to a characteristic restaurant in Amboise to enjoy a delicious dinner. An evening to enrich your French experience.
      Approximate value: ?40 EUR per person

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    • Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 72 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. Please do not book any airline tickets until you receive the status of your booking.

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    • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order was received. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Email (e-ticket). When you reserve your attractions and services you will be asked to print e-tickets to present when you arrive at your destination. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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    Prices: All vacation prices are based on rates (reflecting foreign exchange rates) known at the time of publication and expected to be in effect at the time of departure, and do not include airfare except where noted. Vacation prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Single room supplements and triple and quad room reductions are listed where applicable. Not all accommodation types are available on all vacations.

    Cancellation: Standard Cancellation Fees escorted and independent vacations: (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
  • 45 days prior to the commencement of services: $250 per person will be charged.
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
  • There is 6% handling fee on all the above refund amount.
  • Reservation Changes: A fee of $50 per transaction will be charged for any alteration or revision made to a reservation. A change of traveler name, vacation date, or itinerary within final payment will be treated as a full cancellation and new reservation; vacation cancellation fees (as above) apply.

    Contact Information: Passengers are responsible to ensure that operator Travel has the correctly spelled name, address, phone number, email and fax data for all passengers. Names printed on the invoice must exactly match the first and last name written in their passport (middle names or initials are not needed). Operator will not be responsible for passengers who do not receive documents due to inaccurate information.

    Passports and Visas: Passengers are responsible for obtaining and paying for all visas and entry documents, for meeting all health and other requirements, and for any documents required by the laws, regulations, orders, and/or requirements of the countries you will visit. Most countries require that the passport be valid for at least six (6) months beyond the conclusion of your trip. It is recommended you have a minimum of three blank pages in your passport when traveling, as many countries require blank pages. Multiple-entry visas are required for some vacations. It is your responsibility to verify all visa and passport requirements.

    Baggage Allowance: Due to limited motorcoach capacity, your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30"x21"x11" and weight not exceeding 50lbs (22kg). We regret that we are unable to accept a second suitcase or any luggage exceeding these limits on any vacation listed in this brochure.

    Children: Travelers who are less than 18 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by an adult throughout the duration of the vacation. We do not accept children less than 8 years old.

    Travel Protection (Insurance): Comprehensive trip insurance is highly recommended by operator.

    Travelers with Disabilities: Tour participants requiring any form of assistance are required to notify operator in writing at the time of reservation, and must be accompanied by an individual responsible for providing those services. Tour managers, guides, drivers or other tour, hotel, ship personnel are not able to provide such assistance. Wheelchairs + Walkers: Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs and walkers may not be taken aboard motor coaches and/or river cruise ships. Operator reserves the right to remove any person from a tour or cruise who has not provided the required notification, has not received written confirmation from operator, or does not comply with these regulations. All related expenses, including those to return home, will be borne by the passenger.

    Hotel Accommodations: The accommodations listed in the brochure or on the Web site are intended to be used on all departures; however, if a change becomes necessary for any reason, including additional departures on the same date, the accommodations substituted will be equivalent to those shown. Every effort is made to reserve only twin-bedded rooms. Occasionally, some hotels will only provide double-bedded rooms. These rooms will be allocated to couples. Please note that accommodation check-in times vary worldwide.

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    As it is difficult and sometimes impossible to properly investigate a complaint if we are not advised of such complaint quickly, any compensation you may have been able to claim could be reduced or even forfeited if you do not follow the complaints procedure set out in this clause.

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    The Travel Agent and/or Tour Operator, shall not be in any way liable for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity in any vehicle, or through the act of default of any company, or person engaged in conveying passengers, or of any hotel proprietor, personnel, servant or any other person otherwise in connection therewith. Operator shall not be held responsible for potential risks and hazards associated with travel to destinations included in this brochure, where injury, delay, or unanticipated events may occur. Operator shall not assume responsibility for standards of quality, hygiene, political stability, cuisine, sanitation facilities, diseases or viruses contracted while traveling for any cause, cleanliness, telecommunications facilities, methods of conducting business, emergency medical evacuation, treatment, or medical services found in these destinations. Travel to these areas may entail risks including but not limited to the hazards of traveling in politically unstable areas, civil disturbances, war, and arbitrary changes mandated by government authorities or private concerns. It is the responsibility of the passenger(s) to check with the U.S. State Department, Consular Information, click here for any current advisories and updates to the destinations on their itinerary. Operator shall be held harmless from any and all liability in connection with the foregoing. Operator cannot accept responsibility for loss or expense due to delay or changes in transportation schedule or other causes. Operator shall not be held responsible for potential loss of services due to inclement weather conditions.

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