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Paris, Normandy and the Loire Valley (10 Days)

France is the most popular tourist destination in the world, for good reason. Few countries offer such an enticing combination of history, scenery and mouthwatering food and drink. Whether you are a WWII history buff, a wine connoisseur, or a romantic, you'll treasure visits to such iconic landmarks as the Eiffel Tower, Mont St-Michel and the D-Day landing spots. Sample the Sauvignon Blanc in the "playground of the kings", view the enchanting lights of Paris from the Seine River, or remember the fallen on the sombering beaches of Normandy, this is the France you’ve read about—now make it your Edventure!
Your Edventure includes:
  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (additional gateway choices available)
  • 8 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 three-course dinners, including wine or beer
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • La Sante Prison (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials Only)
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • Transportation (planes, trains, boats, etc.) while on tour
  • Select admissions with priority entry

Paris

American Cemetery in Normandy

Chenonceau Chateau on the Loire River

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Price:  $4,723 (2018) based on double occupancy, plus optional $384.00 premium trip protection*

* Deposit and payment information below

Next Departure Dates:

August 2019 (FRLV0819)
May 2021 (FRLV0521)
September 2022 (FRLV0922
)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights:

~ Welcome Dinner


~ A locally-guided tour of Paris, beginning with a drive down the sycamore-lined Champs-Élysées to the Arc de Triomphe, passing the legendary Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, the Palais Garnier opera house and Place de la Concorde

~  A visit to the Palace at Versailles in all its glory, including a tour of the State Apartments and the glittering Hall of Mirrors, before strolling through the lavish gardens to admire their fine statuary, splendid fountains and colorful flowerbeds 

~ La Sante Prison (Correctional/Law enforcement officials only)

~ Rouen, home to a large 16th-century clock and the Gothic, two-towered Rouen Cathedral, with a walk through the Old Market Square where Joan of Arc was executed, and the untouched Honfleur harbor, once an important port

~ A sample of regional cheeses, including Camembert, Pont-l’Évêque and Livarot, paired with cider and Calvados, the region’s distinctive apple brandy

~ A full-day on the beaches of Normandy, where the Allied troops landed in June 1944, the D-Day Museum in Arromanches, and the American Cemetery in Colleville, the burial place for more than 9,000 American soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of Normandy

~ A visit to Pointe du Hoc to view the granite monument that honors the American 2nd Ranger Battalion, which seized German cannons here before they could be used to fire on American troops, and a walk along Omaha Beach, the landing site of American troops on D-Day

~ Exploration of the striking 8th-century island of Mont-Saint-Michel on a guided sightseeing tour to see how the UNESCO-recognized site, perched high on a granite rock, is surrounded by water at high tide and quicksand at low tide

~
Saint-Malo’s narrow streets, tall granite homes and medieval ramparts during a guided tour

~ A drive through the Loire Valley, once known as France’s “Playground of the Kings.”, and the extravagant Château de Chenonceau and its lavish gardens

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A photo stop at Château Chambord

~ A sample of the culinary specialties with dinner and a paired wine-tasting at a local Loire Valley restaurant

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