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Jewels of France

8 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

Centuries of French heritage can be traced on this journey through the valleys and vineyards of the north to the Loire Valley and majestic Paris.

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      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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      About this trip

      Centuries of French heritage can be traced on this journey through the valleys and vineyards of the north to the Loire Valley and majestic Paris. Visit Joan of Arc's Rouen, the fairytale Chenonceau château and D-Day landing beach at Omaha.


      Trip type: CostSaver i

      Trip code: FJWL

      7 Nights

      accommodation

      9 Meals
      • 7 buffet breakfast

      • 2 three course dinners

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Paris, France
        • Honfleur
          Visit this picturesque port

        • Loire Valley
          Visit the magnificent Château de Chenonceau with your Local Specialist. View the Château at Amboise and Chambord

        • Mont St. Michel
          Visit the island town and view the abbey

        • Normandy
          Visit the D-Day Landing beach of Omaha

        • Paris
          Sightseeing includes views of the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Eiffel Tower

        • Rouen
          View the cathedral


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 7 buffet breakfast

        • 2 three course dinners


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Jewels of France

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Paris

      Welcome to Paris. After a welcome meeting with your Travel Director, there is time to relax and explore this beautiful city. Consider an evening tour to Montmartre, an area full of charm and character.

      Hotel
      Courtyard La Defense West Colombes

      Optional Experiences

      Montmartre Village And Artists' Square

      Dominated by the soaring Sacre Coeur Basilica, you’ll join your Local Specialist to explore Montmartre’s winding streets, unusual galleries and world famous Artist’s Square - once home to the works of Toulouse Lautrec and Picasso. You’ll have time to browse, barter for original art and taste local cuisine, for a real flavour of Montmartre life.

      Adult Price: €37.00

      2. Paris – Rouen – Honfleur – Deauville

      This morning arrive in the medieval town of Rouen, famous for its association with Joan of Arc. View the Cathedral before continuing north to Honfleur. Stop here to explore the picturesque port town. Arrive later at your Normandy hotel in Deauville, the elegant resort renowned for its racecourse, harbour and international film festival.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ibis Styles Centre

      Optional Experiences

      Honfleur, An Artist’s Paradise

      Described by the renowned French artist Eugène Boudin as ‘the most ravishing spot in the world’, you'll uncover the hidden gems of Honfleur with your Local Specialist. Stroll on the cobblestone streets, marvel at the architecture and be inspired by this picturesque port that was favoured by the Impressionists.

      Adult Price: €30.00

      3. Deauville – D-Day Landing Beaches – Mont St. Michel – Rennes

      Travel to the historic D-Day Landing beach and the American cemetery at Omaha Beach. Then continue your journey to visit Mont St. Michel and view the abbey. Later arrive in the capital of the Brittany region, Rennes, once the parliamentary, administrative and garrison city for the Kingdom of France after the French Revolution.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Mercure Centre Gare

      4. Rennes – Tours (2 Nights)

      Explore the historic town centre of Rennes or perhaps take a stroll in Parc du Thabor. Continue your journey through scenic countryside to the Loire Valley.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      Kyriad Tours Saint Pierre Des Corps

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner In The Loire Valley

      Santé. Toast our new-found friends as we enjoy a typical French meal in an atmospheric Old World setting. Drinks are included.

      Adult Price: €66.00

      5. Loire Valley Sightseeing

      Explore the beauty and scenery of the Loire Valley during a sightseeing drive of this popular and picturesque part of France. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      The Renaissance Castle and Gardens of Villandry

      A jewel of the Renaissance nestled on the banks of the Loire, your Local Specialist transports you back to the 16th century as you discover the chateau’s stunning interior. Next, we’ll enjoy VIP entry to the Loire Valley’s best-kept secret; the avant-garde magnificence of France’s most beautiful gardens as you stroll through the Gardens of Sun, Water, Music and Love.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      6. Tours – Chenonceau – Chambord – Paris (2 Nights)

      Your Local Specialist takes you on a fascinating visit to Chenonceau, a fairytale Château built across the River Cher, home to priceless collections of Renaissance art and furniture. Your journey continues through verdant countryside. View the splendid Château de Chambord before returning to Paris. Dine tonight at a local restaurant.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Courtyard La Defense West Colombes

      Optional Experiences

      Seine Cruise And Paris Illuminations

      Paris at night is a city transformed. Enjoy this superb 'City of Light' on a leisurely cruise along the River Seine. Afterwards, as we drive through this amazing city, we’ll stop at some vantage points for you to capture the fascinating sights on camera. In summer, this trip may take place before sunset.

      Adult Price: €38.00

      7. Paris Orientation and Free Time

      This morning your sightseeing tour features views of the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe. Spend the rest of the day as you wish. This evening consider an Optional Experience to a Parisian cabaret.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Moulin Rouge Cabaret And Dinner

      Enjoy dinner and cabaret, including wine and champagne, at the world-famous Moulin Rouge – the original Paris cabaret. Immortalized by the award-winning film of the same name, this Parisian institution features 60 dancers and entertainers and over 1000 costumes!

      Adult Price: €162.00

      Notre Dame And Latin Quarter

      A guided drive through Paris' bohemian Left Bank with our Local Specialist brings us to amazing Notre Dame to discover one of the world's most famous Cathedrals and the epitome of Gothic architecture. Afterwards, take a stroll through the delightful Latin Quarter, a medieval maze of winding cobblestone alleyways where you'll have free time to enjoy the sidewalk bistros, boutiques and hidden squares.

      Adult Price: €33.00

      Nouvelle Eve Cabaret And Dinner

      Join us for dinner with wine included at one of the most prestigious cabaret shows in town, where you’ll watch an evening of exciting acts, stunning tableaux and wonderful entertainment – including the world famous Can-Can. A Parisian night you’ll never forget.

      Adult Price: €139.00

      8. Depart Paris

      Say 'au revoir' to Paris, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday in France. Transfers are available to Charles de Gaulle Airport. Conditions apply.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Available Departures

      Please see http://costsaver.trafalgar.com:80/uk/tours/jewels-of-france for the latest discounts & departure information.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Paris, France
        • Honfleur
          Visit this picturesque port

        • Loire Valley
          Visit the magnificent Château de Chenonceau with your Local Specialist. View the Château at Amboise and Chambord

        • Mont St. Michel
          Visit the island town and view the abbey

        • Normandy
          Visit the D-Day Landing beach of Omaha

        • Paris
          Sightseeing includes views of the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Eiffel Tower

        • Rouen
          View the cathedral


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 7 buffet breakfast

        • 2 three course dinners


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 5 Reviews

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        The tour guide and bus driver was awesome. They took good care of us and were very knowledgeable of the area.

      • Trip:

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        We loved it. Great experience and itenerary. Excellent coach driver and travel director. Wonderful trip!

      • Trip:

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        will buy again

      • Trip:

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        David was excellent

      • Trip:

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        With Trafalgar no worries. The activities are well planned, the free time is sufficient. The hotels are welcoming and well located. Often the old quarter of the city is accessible by walking. All access to tourist sites is already paid with a reduced group rate. The guide is courteous and

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