3.9
12 reviews
Grand Tour of France - Cosmos
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14 days

Grand Tour of France

From Paris to Paris
Tour Operator:
Cosmos
Max group size:
50
Age range:
8 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
52147
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US $2,149
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Highlights

  • Step back in time and visit the D-Day landing beaches
  • Spot spires and turrets from the banks from the Loire
  • Explore the glitzy French Riviera at your own leisure
  • Sample French delicacies and sip regional wines
  • Get your heart pumping during an optional cabaret show

Itinerary

Start and end in Paris! With the in-depth cultural tour Grand Tour of France, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Paris, France and 21 other destinations in France. Grand Tour of France includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE
  2. Day 2: PARIS–ROUEN–HONFLEUR–CAEN
  3. Day 3: CAEN–NORMANDY LANDING BEACHES–BAYEUX–MONT ST. MICHEL
  4. Day 4: MONT ST. MICHEL–ANGERS–CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY
  5. Day 5: CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY
  6. Day 6: CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY–LA ROCHELLE–BORDEAUX
  7. Day 7: BORDEAUX–DORDOGNE–ROCAMADOUR–TOULOUSE
  8. Day 8: TOULOUSE–CARCASSONNE–PONT DU GARD–AVIGNON
  9. Day 9: AVIGNON–ARLES–AIX-EN-PROVENCE–FRENCH RIVIERA
  10. Day 10: FRENCH RIVIERA
  11. Day 11: FRENCH RIVIERA–GRASSE–LYON AREA
  12. Day 12: LYON AREA–BEAUNE–PARIS
  13. Day 13: PARIS
  14. Day 14: PARIS
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Guesthouse

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    3.9
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.6
  • Food
    Good
    3.1
  • 4.2
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  • RC
    · October 21, 2019
    It was really a Grand Tour of France. We were able to cover so many places which would have taken us a really long time if we tried to do it by ourselves. Our tour guide was a human encyclopaedia, an awesome storehouse of knowledge. She was constantly... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • CM
    · October 20, 2019
    Some of the accommodations especially in Hotel IBIS was not good. The rooms were small and no place to keep your luggage. In the itinerary, Cosmos should have included Cannes and Nice sightseeing. There was not enough time to go on your own as there... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Grand Tour of France reviewer 3
    · September 23, 2019
    hospitality of hotel was poor. they treat us like non-paid customer. we should beg for their support. i did not expect about the meal, but optional dinners are...so aweful. i can not recommend to anyone. about the tips to the driver and guide, i think... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • JK
    · July 31, 2019
    Great tour. Camille was a fantastic guide - very knowledgeable, professional and had a great sense of humour. Absolutely loved all the places that we visited. The additional excursions were excellent and good value for money. Only thing negative was 2... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • MS
    · July 05, 2019
    Wonderful tour of France! Far exceeded my expectation. Loved it! Thank you!
    Trip date: May 2019
  • Grand Tour of France reviewer 6
    · June 06, 2019
    The tour was in general quite satisfactory. The guide Peter de Ryck was excellent. What i didn't like: 1. some hotels were really OUT OF TOWN, like the stop near LYON. We never WERE in Lyon 2. the included hotel meals were acceptable but mediocre 3. I... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • Grand Tour of France reviewer 7
    · April 28, 2019
    Very accommodating , organised , happy and helpful with a large group. One of the best guides /organisers . Only critique , 3 x small hotel rooms for 2 x single guys , no room to open 2nd suitcase ! 2 x meals also let the tour down Mr Cosmos . ON LAST... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • AF
    · November 12, 2018
    i'm disappointed that tourradar keeps calling me michael while sending the email to me, i'm avedis thank you
    Trip date: September 2018
  • Grand Tour of France reviewer 9
    · October 23, 2018
    I would not recommend this tour even though it is cheap. This is my first with Cosmos. I recommend Intrepid and G Adventures. I felt like I did not get to experience the culture (food, way of living, did not interact with locals). It seemed more focus... Show more
    Trip date: June 2018
  • R
    · May 15, 2018
    Great way to see a broad cross section of France although it involved a lot of travelling (about 4000 km). Guide and driver worked well together and both provided excellent service. My only concern was that several days involved an early start and a... Show more
    Trip date: April 2018

Dates & Availability

14 days
Grand Tour of France
From Paris to Paris
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FAQs

  • Are hotels included on this tour?

    Yes, the tour includes hotels. Here is a list of accommodations that may be included in the tour:

    PARIS Ibis La Villette (ST) or Novotel Porte d'Orleans (F) or Novotel Paris 17 (F)
    CAEN Mercure Côte de Nacre (ST) at Herouville St. Clair
    MONT ST. MICHEL Hotel Vert (ST) or Ibis Avranches Baie du Mont St. Michel (ST) at St. Quentin sur le Homme LOIRE VALLEY Novotel (F) at Amboise or Villa Bellagio (ST) at Blois
    BORDEAUX Mercure Centre Meriadeck (ST)
    TOULOUSE Radisson Blu Toulouse Airport (F)
    AVIGNON Ibis Pont de l'Europe (ST) or Ibis Styles Sud (ST)
    FRENCH RIVIERA Park Inn (ST) at Nice or Campanile Nice Airport (ST) or Ibis Styles (ST) Nice Vieux Port or Ibis (ST) at Mouans Sartoux
    LYON AREA Lyon Ouest (ST) or Parkest (ST)
    PARIS Campanile Porte d'Italie (ST) or Novotel La Defense (F)

    All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

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