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Provence, Loire Valley - Normandy

Ceuilleur of lavender in Provence Chateau de Chenonceau Eiffel Tower, Paris, capital of France

Marseille - Avignon - Orange - Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Avignon - Gordes - Cavaillon - Avignon - Les Baux-de-Provence - Tarascon - Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - Avignon - Paris - Giverny - Romorantin-Lanthenay - Chambords - Cheverny - Romorantin-Lanthenay - Chenonceaux - Amboise - Villandry - Paris - Caen - Colleville-sur-Mer - Paris -

11 days
A Tour de France circuit under the Sun , flavors and fragrances ...
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Provence, Loire Valley - Normandy - 11 days


A Tour de France circuit under the Sun, flavors and fragrances….

A prestige circuit that offers you to stay in some hotels with great comfort and invites you to eat in the best restaurants of each site visited. A unique program that can delight the most discerning travelers.

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Day 1 Marseille - Avignon

Pick up at Marseille airport in the early afternoon.
Welcome by your guide and transfer to Avignon, until to your hotel. Installation at the hotel.
Around 17:00, with your local guide, departure by foot towards the Palais des Papes to visit the palace.
The Palais de Papes, remarkable building, is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Europe in the 14th century, this luxurious palace was erected to house, and Avignon became the headquarters of the Christian world. It lives succeed within its nine Popes, its stunning architecture and rich paintings that even today are still the witnesses of its glorious past.

Accommodation : HOTEL LA MIRANDES *****


Day 2 Avignon - Orange - Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Avignon

This morning, drive to Orange, in the Rhone Valley to admire the Roman Theatre. Like the Arc de Triomphe, also built during the reign of the Emperor Augustus, it is part of a World Heritage Site.
Lunch in Chateauneuf-du-Pape,  in Chateau des Fines Roches.
Visits to vineyards around the village and wine tasting (Montredon)
Then, continuation towards the Pont du Gard, another vestige phenomenal testimony to Roman times and listed in World Heritage.
Back to Avignon.
Dinner in Avignon, at restaurant of Christian Etienne, then return to your nearby hotel on foot.

Accommodation : HOTEL LA MIRANDES *****


Day 3 Avignon - Gordes - Cavaillon - Avignon

Early departure to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, the "Venice of Provence". Then visit Gordes, if the time permit, access to the Cistercian Abbey which is still inhabited today.
Passage to Roussillon, beautiful village, visit at sunset, the colors of the Grand Canyon.
Lunch in Joucas, at Mas des Herbes Blanches.
Visit a craft of candied fruit, a specialty of the region.
Then we pass through Cavaillon, melon capital to meet an inspired artisan baker ...
Dinner at Bistrot d'Eygalières and return to Avignon.

Accommodation : HOTEL LA MIRANDES *****


Day 4 Avignon - Les Baux-de-Provence - Tarascon - Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

The Baux: stroll through the village streets to soak up the spirit of the Baux ... The Château de Castelnaud, Yves Brayer Museum, the Church, the Chapel of the Penitents ...
Lunch at the Oustau de Baumanière.
Road to Tarascon and free time to buy souvenirs at the pretty Souleiado shop.
Dinner at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, at La Maison Jaune restaurant.
Back to Avignon for your last night in Provence.

Accommodation : HOTEL LA MIRANDES *****


Day 5 Avignon - Paris - Giverny - Romorantin-Lanthenay

This morning, board an early TGV train (1st class) to Paris (duration about 2 hours 40 minutes).
Upon arrival in Paris, we have lunch in the elegant restaurant: Le Train Bleu, located in the Gare de Lyon, while luggage is taken care of by the local driver.
In the early afternoon, drive to Giverny to visit the gardens and the house of Claude Monet, and if time permits, short visit at the Museum of American Art.
Continuation towards the Loire Valley and a stop in Sologne.


Accommodation : HOTEL GRAND HOTEL DU LION D'OR ****


Day 6 Romorantin-Lanthenay - Chambords - Cheverny - Romorantin-Lanthenay

Morning dedicated to the visit of the Château de Chambord.
Lunch in Bracieux, at restaurant Bernard Robin, followed by a visit of
Cheverny, even today is a private property, and its unique
furniture collection.

Accommodation : HOTEL GRAND HOTEL DU LION D'OR ****


Day 7 Romorantin-Lanthenay - Chenonceaux - Amboise - Villandry - Paris

Visit the elegant Château de Chenonceau
Lunch at Manoir St Thomas in Amboise.
Visit troglodyte caves and tasting of Vouvray wine.
Continue to the Château de Villandry and its world famous gardens.
Upon arrival in Paris, stop for dinner at a trendy bistro.

Accommodation : HOTEL LUTETIA CONCORDE L****


Day 8 Paris

Free time morning dedicated to shopping or discover the former private residence of the collector Jacquemart André and his wife, became a magnificent museum.
Lunch at "Fouquet's" which located on the Champs Elysées.
Afternoon program: the Impressionists at Musée d’Orsay and visit Paris, climb the Eiffel Tower.
Dinner at L'Appart restaurant which is near the Champs Elysées.


Accommodation : HOTEL LUTETIA CONCORDE L****


Day 9 Paris - Caen - Colleville-sur-Mer - Paris

Early departure to Normandy by car: Visit Peace Memorial in Caen.
Lunch in the City.
Then, en route to the cemetery at Colleville sur mer, the "Pegasus Bridge" and the Landing Beaches, before returning to Paris.

Accommodation : HOTEL LUTETIA CONCORDE L****


Day 10 Paris

This morning we invite you to discover the Centre Pompidou.
Lunch on the Ile Saint Louis.
Discovery walk from the Ile de la Cité and the Marais district.
Dinner on a private boat for 2h30 cruise on the Seine.


Accommodation : HOTEL LUTETIA CONCORDE L****


Day 11 Paris

Transfer to the airport.
End of our services according to your flight time
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