Paris, Brittany & Mont St Michel
Wednesday October 11th 2023 – Wednesday October 18th 2023
Enjoy a spectacular 8-day holiday to France. The tour includes a visit to Dinan, St Malo and the beautiful Brittany region. Explore the highlights of Paris, including the Champs Elysees, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Arc de Triomphe. We also visit the Palace of Versailles and the Eiffel Tower.
Your Holiday Itinerary
We make our way to Cork for our overnight sailing to Roscoff. Enjoy an evening meal on board the ship where you will have a cabin for your crossing.
Arrive in Roscoff and make your way to Dinan, capital of the Normandy region, rich in history with cobblestone streets and medieval half-timbered houses. Later in the afternoon we will check in to our hotel near Mont St Michel.
Enjoy a morning visit to Mont St Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This iconic structure is a Benedictine abbey located on an island off the northern French coast. Later in the day we will travel to nearby St Malo.
Today we travel to Paris. Our first stop is a visit to the spectacular Palace of Versailles on the outskirts of the city. The Palace, built by order of Louis XIV, includes the Hall of Mirrors, the Kings Apartments, the Chapel and the Palace Gardens, and has been on UNESCOs World Heritage List for over 30 years. After dinner we will take a short trip to visit the Eiffel Tower.
Begin the day in Paris with a guided tour of the city, taking in some of its most famous landmarks, such as the Champs Elysees, Louvre Museum, Jardin des Tuileries, Notre Dame and the Latin Quarter. Visit the Louvre Museum in
the afternoon before some free time to explore at leisure.
This morning the group will visit the city of Rouen, capital of the Normandy region. This vibrant city is steeped in culture and history, with its beautiful cathedral and city trail detailing the life and legacy of Joan of Arc. Later we return to the Mont St Michel region for our last night in France.
Today we will explore Brittany, an area with medieval villages, wild landscapes and rugged coastline before travelling back to Roscoff for our return sailing.
Arrive back in Ireland and begin the final leg of your return journey.
Your 8-Day Holiday includes
- Return Luxury Coach Transport
- Return Ferry Sailing from Ireland to France
- Professional Driver & Guide who will act as Tour Managers for your group
- 5 Nights Hotel Accommodation & Ferry Cabin on 2 Nights
- Evening meal on 7 evenings (as is traditional in France the menu is a set menu)
- Breakfast on 7 mornings
- Mont St Michel
- Guided City Tour in Paris
- Louvre Museum
- Notre Dame
- Palace of Versailles
- Eiffel Tower
- St Malo