One week in Normandy
from May to July / September to November
Highlights of the tour: Mystical and natural wonder Mont St Michel, Hollywood-like and the glamorous Deauville, the Point du Hoc cliff in Étretat, Monet’s garden in Giverny and the beauty of Rouen Cathedral, D-Day landing beaches and cemetery, Normandy’s cider, Calvados and Camembert cheese tasting, the best of French cuisine- from oysters to French meat…
Our specialties: Living 7 nights in a beautiful French mansion/villa in the heart of Normandy. Also daily trips in a private small group (up to 12 people).
Day 1 – Arrival to Paris.
Transfer from the airport to Normandy. After accommodation you are welcomed for a gourmet dinner with champagne.
Day 2 – After an early breakfast we are going to Giverny to see Claude Monet’s pink house and Japanese gardens. We will walk in Normandy’s oldest town Rouen, where every Sunday the big market takes place. At the end of the oldest street locates the Rouen Cathedral which Gothic facade has been painted many times by Claude Monet. We will eat lunch in Rouen and try the famous cake named Jeanne D’Arc tears.
Day 3 – After a late breakfast we will drive towards the English Channel. We’ll visit the northside town Dieppe, Étretat which is surrounded by white cliffs and climb the famous Point du Hoc cliff to admire the breathtaking views. In the evening we’ll cross the Normandy’s Bridge and before the dinner we can walk in the beautiful small yacht harbor Honfleur.
Day 4 – After an early breakfast we’ll drive off to the Cider route. Since Normandy’s cows are really lazy and they lie around on the beautiful green fields, they produce the best milk for the making of cheese and butter.
The cheese tasting and excursion is held in Camembert cheese factory.
Day 5 – After the breakfast we will drive off to Bayeux and Omaha Beach. You will see the 230 feet long handmaid carpet, which captures all the important events of Normandy’s history. Not far from Bayeux, is located the famous D-Day landing beaches. Every genuine history-fan or US citizen must see the endless crosses in the American cemetery.
Day 6 – After the breakfast we will visit the famous resort town Deauville – where began the big-time journey of Coco Chanel to the top of the fashion world. Every year the annual American Film Festival is held in Deauville. It’s your chance to share the same boardwalk where Hollywood stars have stepped. For lunch we will drive to the little town called Trouville, where we can eat the best seafood of France. After lunch we will promenade in Trouville and admire fancy Normandy’s villas and breathe fresh sea air.
Day 7 – After an early breakfast, we will drive off to the Mont Saint-Michel, which is the eight wonder of the world. We’ll spend a nice day in passages of a high cliff church and wonder around in pirates town Saint-Malo.
Day 8 – After the breakfast we will transfer You to Paris airport.
Duration : 7 nights / 8 days
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