Paris - Rouen - Normandy - Caen (296 km)
Guests will be picked up from the specified departure location in Paris. To begin this tour, we will travel through Normandy until we reach Rouen where we will take a walking tour through the old city center, taking us past Gros Horloge, the cathedral where Joan of Arc. We will continue to Honfleur to take some free time for lunch. Then, we will visit Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. We will also stop at Arromanches before continuing to Caen, where we will spend the night.
A city on the River Seine in the north of France. It is the capital of the region of Normandy. Formerly one of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe, Rouen was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy during the Middle Ages.
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.
One of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.It covers 30,627 square kilometres,comprising roughly 5% of the territory of metropolitan France.
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
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.
Though this beachfront is not actually called Omaha Beach, that was the codename given to the Allied invasion of the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in World War II.
Caen - Saint-Malo - Mont-Saint-Michel - Angers (397 km)
Today, we will visit Saint Malo, the city of pirates, where we will enjoy some leisure time for lunch before exploring Mont Saint Michel. Afterwards, we will go to Angers for dinner and to spend the night.
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.
Saint-Malo Old Town
The old town of Saint-Malo hold plenty of opportunity for exploration, whether it is visiting the citadel or exploring the labyrinth of narrow roads within the old city walls.
Le Mont-Saint-Michel, FRANCE
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).
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.
Mont Saint Michel Abbey
Located on the miraculous island on Mont Saint-Michel, this abbey is the most prominent building in the town and was essential to the structure of the feudal society.