3 Days' Private tour of Normandy, Monet, Rouen, Honfleur, D-Day beaches, Mont St Michel

Tour Number

Activity Level

397652


Categories

First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Other

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent)

Taste the essence of Normandy


Travel west of Paris to see the wonderful house and gardens of the leader of the impressionist Claude Monet, continue to Rouen to see its magnificent cathedral with the graves of Rollo and Richard the Lion Heart, Joan of Arc stake, Honfleur on the sea, the d-Day beaches with the cliffs and bunkers of the Pointe du Hoc, the Colleville American cemetery and Omaha beach, Arromanches artificial floating harbor built June 6, 1944, the Mont Saint Michel an incredible abbey built on the rock surrounded by the sea from the 8th century.

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel west of Paris to see the wonderful house and gardens (and the Japanese garden) of the leader of the impressionist painters Claude Monet, continue to Rouen to see its magnificent cathedral with the graves of Rollo and Richard the Lion Heart, the stained glass windows, Joan of Arc stake, Honfleur on the sea where the impressionist movement started.

Day 2 : the D-Day beaches with the cliffs of the Pointe du Hoc and its bunkers, the Colleville American cemetery and Omaha beach, Arromanches artificial floating harbor built June 6, 1944, visit the D-Day museum explaining the logistic of the supply to the troops during the invasion.

Day 3: the Mont Saint Michel an incredible abbey built on the rock surrounded by the sea from the 8th century, the most visited site out of Paris in France ! return to Paris the afternoon.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: at the airport Orly or CDG or at your hotel in Paris

End location: at the airport Orly or CDG or at your hotel in Paris

Duration: 3 days

8 to 9 hours / day of driving/guiding.

Transportation

2018 Luxury 6 seater van.

What’s Included

The transportation in a 2018 Luxury 6 seater van during the 3 days, the tolls, the gas and parking fees, the guiding all throughout the itinerary an approximative 8 to 9 hours a day, the entrances to the sites when mentioned (Giverny, D-Day museum, Mont St Michel abbey), the driver/guide's accommodation and dinners.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 EUR - For your 2 nights of hotel (4* or 5*) and meals and maybe souvenirs you might want to buy.
Concerning your hotel I suggest the Villa Lara***** or the Lion d'Or*** in Bayeux.

What’s Extra

- Your hotel, I suggest the Villa Lara, a 5 stars hotel in the center of Bayeux, or the Chateau La Chennevière another 5 stars hotel out of the city (a bit higher price than the Villa Lara) or the Lion d'Or 3 to 4 star hotel within Bayeux.
- Your meals (breakfasts, lunches and dinners)
- Your gifts and souvenirs you might want to buy on the way
- Any additional entrance to museums not mentioned in "what's included"

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Message Alain B.

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