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Best of France - Trafalgar
13 days

Best of France

From Paris to Paris
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US $2,996
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  • Admire the enchanting city walls of Carcassonne
  • Ascend the Eiffel Tower where sweeping vistas await
  • Pay your respects at the D-Day beaches of Normandy
  • Visit the home of renowned artist, Monet in Giverny
  • Enjoy lunch with a local family at Château de Villandry
  • Step back in time and spend the night in a regal Château


Start and end in Paris! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of France, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through Paris, France and 16 other destinations in Europe. Best of France includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Paris
  2. Day 2: Paris – Beaune – Lyon
  3. Day 3: Lyon – Avignon – Monaco – French Riviera (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: French Riviera Free Day
  5. Day 5: French Riviera – Arles – Carcassonne
  6. Day 6: Carcassonne – Lourdes – Biarritz
  7. Day 7: Biarritz – Bordeaux (2 Nights)
  8. Day 8: Dordogne Excursion
  9. Day 9: Bordeaux – Loire Valley
  10. Day 10: Loire Valley – Mont St. Michel – Normandy Beaches
  11. Day 11: Normandy Beaches – Giverny – Paris (2 Nights)
  12. Day 12: Paris Sightseeing and Free Time
  13. Day 13: Depart Paris
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  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

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  • CT
    · November 06, 2018
    Included meals were poor with too often choice of main limited to salmon or chicken. The meal in Monaco which purported to be a regional specialty can only be,described as a disgrace, a view shared by many of our fellow passengers. To all appearances... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
  • BR
    · October 21, 2018
    Really enjoyed each days iterary of events. Each day was interesting and well worth the travel time. I loved the variety of interesting things to see and explore from art, shopping, historical castles and cathederals to cafes and French Restaurants.... Show more
    Trip date: August 2018
  • J
    · July 01, 2018
    The places we visited were interesting and enjoyable. A few long driving days to cover the distance required to get around France, but manageable. The optional extra winery tour was a disappointment as only two very young wines made available for... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2018
  • LE
    · December 25, 2015
    Guiviana tour director and Francis driver were sensational. Always professional but also part of the group. The tour was great value, I would do Trafalgar tour again if the opportunity arises.
    Trip date: May 2015
  • M
    · December 25, 2015
    Hotels were fantastic and in the best location. Got to see all the major sights.
    Trip date: October 2015
  • FT
    · December 25, 2015
    Fantastic and Martine was an amazing Tour Director
    Trip date: September 2014
  • TL
    · December 25, 2015
    The tour was well organized, great food, great hotels with the best tour guide.
    Trip date: July 2015
  • EV
    · December 23, 2015
    "All my luggage and 3 others whilst bdingbloaddd on the bus the 1st morning. We were told to leave said luggage outside our rooms at 7 am We Fundy get informed of this theft for 4 hours. No compensation no waiting for the police in Paris. Told not... Show more
    Trip date: September 2015

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13 days
Best of France
From Paris to Paris
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  • How many people are usually on this tour?

    You’ll find an average of 40 to 45 guests on trips throughout Europe, and a maximum of 52 guests on trips throughout the United States and Canada.

  • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

    The single supplement is not mandatory for this tour, as travellers can be roomed with a fellow traveller of the same sex for no additional cost. This is a great way to get to know your group and enrich your travel experience! If you would prefer a little more privacy, a single supplement can be paid, the additional surcharge of which can be viewed on the booking page.

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