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Normandy Brittany and The Loire Valley (Classic, Summer, 8 Days) - Insight Vacations
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Normandy Brittany and The Loire Valley (Classic, Summer, 8 Days)

Start and end in Paris
Tour Operator:
Insight Vacations
Max group size:
40
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
93321
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Highlights

  • Gaze in awe at the works of Monet in Rouen Cathedral
  • Pay your respects at the American Military Cemetery
  • Step back in time and visit the D-Day Museum
  • Delve into culture with visits to beautiful chateaus

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  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

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    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

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Itinerary

Start and end in Paris! With the In-depth Cultural tour Normandy Brittany and The Loire Valley (Classic, Summer, 8 Days), you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Paris, France and 8 other destinations in France. Normandy Brittany and The Loire Valley (Classic, Summer, 8 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Paris
  2. Day 2: Rouen, Honfleur and Deauville
  3. Day 3: Normandy Beaches and D-Day Landings
  4. Day 4: Mont-Saint-Michel and Saint-Malo
  5. Day 5: Villandry Experience
  6. Day 6: Scenic Drive Along the Loire Valley
  7. Day 7: La Beauce and Chartres to Paris, City of Light
  8. Day 8: Au Revoir Paris
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.3
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  • K
    · September 30th, 2019
    Everything was wonderful. Shantell went above and beyond
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are delighted to hear that your Travel Director went above and beyond to make your time on the road a memorable one. Furthermore, we are without a doubt happy to have hosted you and we look forward to journeying with you again soon.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • SC
    · September 15th, 2019
    This was our first guided tour and we loved it. Shona was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and very funny! She kept us all entertained. The scenery and stops were very interesting. Alan, our driver, was very nice and very skilled! Always pleasant.... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • M
    · February 25th, 2019
    This was a fantastic trip! The knowledge and passion my Travel Director Elizabeth had was amazing. The accommodation was incredible you walked outside and were in the centre of town. In Brittany I had a view of the sea. I never felt rushed and enough... Show more
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are very happy to learn that your overall experience with Insight Vacations was one to remember. Also, we are very pleased to hear such high praises for our Travel Director who went above and beyond to ensure that your time on the road is as... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017
  • A
    · November 1st, 2018
    We love insight. Laura and every insight guide we have had have been exceptional. This trip great. Bouvet ladubay wine's amazing. St Michel amazing..paris amazing.
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are very pleased to hear that our staff made your time on the Normandy, Brittany and the Loire tour an enjoyable one. On top of that, we hope that you were able to go back home with some amazing memories of your time with us.
    Trip date: July 2018
  • A
    · October 20th, 2018
    Unbelievable scenery and Laura our guide was very knowledgeable. Visit to bouvet ladubay exceptional. Everything great
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are very pleased to hear that your time on the Normandy, Brittany and the Loire Valley tour was a memorable one. On top of that, we hope that you were able to go back home with some amazing memories and we look forward to welcoming you back in the... Show more
    Trip date: July 2018
  • SS
    · October 29th, 2016
    Excellent tour..
    Trip date: October 2016

Dates & Availability

8 days
Normandy Brittany and The Loire Valley (Classic, Summer, 8 Days)
From Paris to Paris
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Where and when does this tour end?

      The tour ends in Paris, on the morning of Day 8. After a buffet breakfast at your accommodation you are free to depart at any time. Included transfers will arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport at 08:00 and 11:00.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Your trip starts in Paris on Day 1 of the tour. As this is an arrivals day you're free to spend the rest of the day exploring and settling into your hotel. At 17.30 a welcome dinner will be held, where you can get to know your Travel Director and fellow guests.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Complimentary airport transfers are available from Charles de Gaulle Airport at 08:30, 11:00 and 13:30, and arrive at Charles de Gaulle at 08:00 and 11:00.

      If your flight times don't match up with the transfer times we can book you a privately charged transfer. Please contact our customer support team to arrange this once you have a confirmed booking.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course we can! If you wish to arrange additional accommodation then please contact our customer support team once you have a confirmed booking.

    • What is the age range?

      The majority of travellers who participate on this tour are age 50 and above. There is no upper age limit, however due to the nature of the tour and the activities involved children under the age of 5 are not eligible to participate.

      We offer some great alternative tours that are suitable for younger children, and our customer support team will be happy to help you find the perfect tour!

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

      A single supplement is available on the booking page for those who wish to book a private room for the duration of the trip, however this is not mandatory. If you would like to be paired with another traveller of the same sex for no additional cost then please advise us of this at time of booking. If this is not possible you still won't have to pay the single supplement!

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final trip documents. This is a list of accommodations that the operator will typically use on this tour.

      LE MERIDIEN ETOILE
      MERCURE OMAHA BEACH PORT EN BESSIN
      HOTEL LE NOUVEAU MONDE
      CHTEAU DE ROCHECOTTE LOIRE VALLEY
      PARIS MARRIOTT RIVE GAUCHE HOTEL

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • Are the flights included?

      Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price and you need to arrange these separately by yourself once your tour is guaranteed. As we specialise in organising the best tours around the world for you, we are unable to advise on flight prices or book flights on your behalf. If you have not already booked your flights we recommend checking out the following link which is powered by Skyscanner - https://flights.tourradar.com

    • Are meals included in this tour?

      Some meals are included with this trip, depending on the itinerary.

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      France
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
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    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 15th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 15th, 2021, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Insight Vacations. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Insight Vacations will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Insight Vacations" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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