5-DAY TOUR IN FRANCE : round-trip airport/central Paris hotel transfers + 2-day guided tour of Mont Saint Michel/Chateaux de La Loire + Versailles palace and gardens guided 2 208,00 €
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5-DAY TOUR IN FRANCE : round-trip airport/central Paris hotel transfers + 2-day guided tour of Mont Saint Michel/Chateaux de La Loire + Versailles palace and gardens guided

Duration 5 days
Highlights
  • Guided visit of the Loire Valley Castles : Langeais, Chenonceau and Chambord
  • Round-trip transportation from airport to your hotel
  • Guided tour of the Palace and gardens of Versailles
  • Accomodation in a 4-star hotel in central Paris
  • Transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach
  • Guided tour of Mont-Saint-Michel and its abbey
  • Entrance tickets included
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel to the tours meeting points
  • Services of a tour guide

This 5-day tour offers a complete experience combining the discovery of Paris, the rich history of Normandy, the splendor of the Loire castles, and the magnificence of Versailles. It's a unique opportunity to discover the diversity and beauty of France in comfort and serenity, without worrying about how your week will unfold.

Day 1 (Thursday): Arrival in Paris and check-in at the hotel

  • Transport: Private transfer from Paris airport to hotel
  • Activities: Free time in Paris Accommodation: 4-star hotel Citadines les Halles

Day 2: Discovery of Mont Saint Michel

At your hotel, you'll prepare for your transfer to the meeting point for the Normandy excursion, where your coach and guide will be waiting. With your guide, discover the sumptuous Mont Saint-Michel, perched on a rocky peak and surrounded by a splendid bay. Enjoy the climb up to the village via the Grande Rue, home to most of the shops, museums and typical medieval houses. You then arrive at the 8th-century Benedictine Abbey at the top of the hill. Take a tour of Mont Saint-Michel Abbey to discover this Gothic splendor, with its cloister and garden offering panoramic sea views. After the tour, enjoy some free time to stroll through the lively alleyways, contemplate the exceptional scenery of the Bay of Mont as you descend the ramparts, or savor some delicious crêpes. At the end of the day, you'll be dropped off at the Mercure Angers Centre hotel (or similar) for the night. You'll find restaurants close to your hotel for dinner.

  • Transportation: Transfer from hotel to departure point for 2-day excursion in Normandy. Transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned coach.
  • Activities : Guided tour of Mont Saint Michel: Explore the medieval village and abbey of Mont Saint Michel with an experienced guide.
  • Meals: Breakfast , lunch and dinner on your own.
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a 4-star hotel in Angers, Mercure Angers Centre Gare or similar.

Day 3: Discovering the Loire Valley

In the morning, the tour resumes for the Loire Valley. You'll visit the Château de Langeais, which has retained its character as a fortified castle. Your guide will show you the interior of the monument, where realistic wax figures recreate everyday scenes from the period, plunging you back into French history. You'll also set off for the Château de Chenonceau. Its incomparable architecture, rich furnishings and history, and beautiful gardens make it one of France's most popular châteaux. This Renaissance masterpiece, which spans the Cher River like a fairy-tale palace, has played a major role in French history. Also known as the "Château des Dames", it was built and renovated over many years by famous women from French history (including Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Médicis). During your guided tour, you'll have the opportunity to admire the sumptuous rooms that embody the refined lifestyle of the French during the château's heyday. You'll have the opportunity to take a lunch break in the château grounds. Then it's on to Chambord. As soon as you approach the château, you'll be amazed by the majesty of the edifice before you. Its impressive architecture makes it the largest of the Loire castles. You'll then be fast-tracked inside thanks to priority access. Our guide will lead you through some of the château's rooms, and you'll take the famous "double staircase" up to the large panoramic terrace. You'll enjoy a superb view over the park while listening to our guide's comments on the history of the château, built in the 16th century under the reign of François I with the participation of Leonardo da Vinci. At the end of the day, you'll be dropped off at your hotel in Paris. There are plenty of restaurants close to your hotel for dinner.

  • Transport: Departure from Angers to the Loire Valley.
  • Activities: Guided tour of the Châteaux de la Loire: Explore magnificent châteaux such as Château de Chambord, Langeais and Château de Chenonceau with an expert guide.
  • Meals: Breakfast on your own, lunch at leisure in Chenonceau, dinner at leisure in Paris.
  • Accommodation: Transfer back to the 4-star hotel Citadines les Halles

Day 4: Half-day at Versailles

At your hotel, you'll prepare for your transfer to the meeting point for your half-day tour of Versailles. Your coach and guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point. During the 45-minute air-conditioned bus ride, you'll listen to your guide's initial comments on the history of the Château. You'll follow your guide to the most beautiful rooms, with no waiting in line: the King's apartments, with their 7 salons, all decorated on the theme of a god (the salon of Apollo, Mars, Mercury, Venus...), the Queen's apartments, symmetrically arranged to those of the King, with the Coronation room, and the Queen's bedroom, occupied by Marie-Antoinette. You'll also enter the spectacular Galerie des Glaces, a reception and parade area designed by the famous architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart. Measuring 73m long and designed to dazzle King Louis XIV's visitors, it is illuminated by 17 windows and 350 mirrors, and opens onto the Palace's splendid gardens, the second part of the tour. Your transfer back to the meeting point in Paris is included, and you'll then return to your hotel on your own.

  • Transport: Transfer from your hotel to the departure point for the Versailles excursion by comfortable, air-conditioned coach. Return to the meeting point in Paris included.
  • Activities :
    • Guided tour of the Château de Versailles: Discover the King's and Queen's apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, and other splendors of the château with a professional guide.
    • Visit the gardens of Versailles: Guided tour of the sumptuous gardens designed by Le Nôtre.
  • Accommodation: Last night at the 4-star hotel Citadines les Halles

Day 5: Departure

  • Transport: Private transfer from hotel to Paris airport.
  • Activities: Free time in Paris depending on your return flight time.

Please note:

  • Please let us know the details of your flights.
  • Depending on availability, you can stay at another Citadines hotel ( Citadines St Germain, Citadines Tour Eiffel, Citadines Opera)
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The price includes:
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel to the tours meeting points
  • Round-trip transportation from airport to your hotel
  • Accomodation in a 4-star hotel
  • Services of a tour guide
  • Guided visit of all tour sites
  • Entrance tickets
The price does not include:
  • Breakfasts and local taxes
  • Lunches and dinners

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5-DAY TOUR IN FRANCE : round-trip airport/central Paris hotel transfers + 2-day guided tour of Mont Saint Michel/Chateaux de La Loire + Versailles palace and gardens guided

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Address : Citadines Apart'hotel Les Halles Paris

4 Rue des Innocents, 75001 Paris

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Duration
5 days

Organized by PARISCityVISION

Tour Code: PVM2CI