The unforgettable essence of Normandy, Art, History and Natural sites.
Travel west of Paris to see the wonderful house and gardens of the leader of the impressionist Claude Monet, continue to Etretat to be breath taken by its magnificent cliffs on the Channel, Honfleur an untouched 19th C. harbor by 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.
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 Etretat to see its breathtaking cliffs over the Channel, and 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. Return to Paris at the end of the afternoon.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: at your hotel inside Paris.
End location: at your hotel inside Paris.
Duration: 2 days
8 to 9 hours / day.
6 seater luxury van with A/C.
The transportation in a luxury 6 seater Van A/C during the 2 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), the driver/guide's accommodation and dinners.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
60 EUR - per person for your lunches or personal expenses.
- Your hotel. Concerning the hotel I suggest the Lion d'Or*** in Bayeux (150 EUR approx. / night for 2 persons. More expensive is the Villa Lara**** in Bayeux, or the Chateau de Sully**** oustide Bayeux or the Chateau la Chenevière***** full of charm properties.
- 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"