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Guided Walking : Europe

France: Normandy & Brittany

Easy to Moderate Terrain: 3-6 miles daily

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France’s enchanting and austere northern coast offers a landscape beloved by the Impressionists, with its white coastal cliffs, towering cathedrals, shimmering tidal flats, and fragrant apple orchards. In this scenic country, worn trails lead to seaside headlands, where you look out at “La Manche”—the English Channel—and the imposing cliffs of Étretat, a favorite subject of Monet. Trace the remarkable history of D-Day along the shores of Normandy during a walk from Omaha Beach to the hulking ruins of German bunkers, as your guide recounts how events unfolded that fateful morning. The unspoiled Cotentin Peninsula is reminiscent of Ireland with its granite coastline, soaring seabirds, and views of the Isle of Alderney, the closest British island to the French coast. This being France, the cuisine is exquisite: a medley of Norman cheeses, Calvados liqueur, fresh mussels, sweet and savory crêpes, and delicious tarte tatin. It’s a feast that pairs perfectly with a panorama that is sure to inspire you for years to come.


Tour Highlights:
  • Walk the wet sands leading out to the tidal island of Mont St. Michel and its iconic pyramid-shaped monastery, enjoying views of protected nesting grounds for seabirds along the way.
  • Stay in the historic departure ports of French explorers Samuel de Champlain and Jacques Cartier.
  • Enjoy coastal walks every day from scenery beloved by French Impressionists, to D-Day Beaches, to the rugged Breton coast.
Flight + Tour Combo

10 days, 9 nights

FROM $5,748 USD

per person, double occupancy

Tour extensions available
Paris
2 nights $398*

Tour Only

7 days, 6 nights

FROM $4,748 USD

per person, double occupancy



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Itinerary & Accommodations

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Day 1

Transfer from Rouen to the Honfleur area

Your adventure begins with lunch at lovely Manoir d’Apreval, a family-owned apple estate specializing in cider and Calvados liqueur. This afternoon, parallel the Seine estuary as you walk towards Honfleur.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 2

Cliffs of Étretat

Today’s destination is the town of Étretat and its towering cliffs, immortalized in numerous Monet paintings. From the cliff-top trail, enjoy superb views of the English Channel and the coastline’s famous rock formations.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 3

Arromanches to cliff top

Begin the day at Arromanches, where Winston Churchill famously built a floating harbor to store supplies for the Battle of Normandy. Continue your walk along the sands of Omaha Beach to the American military cemetery. This afternoon, transfer to your seaside hotel on the remote Cotentin Peninsula, an enchanting area of unspoiled coastline and quaint villages.

Accommodation: Hôtel de la Marine, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate family-run hotel on the water in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret provides views of the English Channel and Cape Carteret. Individually decorated guestrooms are plush, with contemporary furnishings and fabrics. A polished wood salon-bar overlooks the harbor beside its Michelin-starred dining room, while the water’s edge patio evokes the style of a 1930s cruise ship.

Day 4

La Hague Coastal Trail

Wake to the sound of seabirds and the smell of salt air, then set off to explore the peninsula’s granite cliffs and tranquil coves, following a wildflower-fringed coastal trail near a lighthouse.

Accommodation: Hôtel de la Marine, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate family-run hotel on the water in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret provides views of the English Channel and Cape Carteret. Individually decorated guestrooms are plush, with contemporary furnishings and fabrics. A polished wood salon-bar overlooks the harbor beside its Michelin-starred dining room, while the water’s edge patio evokes the style of a 1930s cruise ship.

Day 5

The Bay of Mont St. Michel

Set off at low tide to explore the Baie du Mont St. Michel, crossing sand dunes, salt marshes, and three rivers to Tomberlaine Island. This seabird sanctuary offers panoramic vistas of Mont St. Michel and the surrounding sands dotted with pilgrims and horseback riders. This evening, enjoy the sublime cuisine of three-star Michelin chef Olivier Roellinger.

Accommodation: Château Richeux, Saint Méloir des Ondes

This Relais & Chateux property is a luxurious 1920s villa with antique and original furnishings, directly overlooking the water with views of Mont St. Michel. Experience beautiful guestrooms, warm and elegant common rooms, and a renowned restaurant featuring the cuisine of a three-star Michelin chef.

Day 6

Guided walk of Mont St. Michel

Today you’ll explore Mont St. Michel, one of Europe’s quintessential architectural masterpieces. Wind through narrow backstreets to the spectacularly perched and extraordinarily preserved Benedictine Abbey, learning from your guide about medieval monastic life. Tonight, celebrate the week’s adventures at a sumptuous farewell dinner.

Accommodation: Château Richeux, Saint Méloir des Ondes

This Relais & Chateux property is a luxurious 1920s villa with antique and original furnishings, directly overlooking the water with views of Mont St. Michel. Experience beautiful guestrooms, warm and elegant common rooms, and a renowned restaurant featuring the cuisine of a three-star Michelin chef.

Day 7

Bayeux Tapestry visit

After visiting the fabulous Bayeux Tapestry and sharing a final lunch with your group, bid farewell at the Bayeux train station.

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Day 1

Join your Country Walkers France: Normandy & Brittany tour

Your Country Walkers representative meets you at the Hotel Splendid Etoile at 9:00 a.m. in the lobby. The tour begins with a two-hour transfer to Normandy.

Enjoy lunch at lovely Manoir d’Apreval, a family-owned apple estate specializing in cider and Calvados liqueur, before paralleling the Seine estuary on a walk toward Honfleur.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 2

Cliffs of Étretat

Today’s destination is the town of Étretat and its towering cliffs, immortalized in numerous Monet paintings. From the cliff-top trail, enjoy superb views of the English Channel and the coastline’s famous rock formations.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 3

Arromanches to cliff top

Today’s focus is D-Day’s historic landmarks. Begin the day at Arromanches, where Winston Churchill famously built a floating harbor to store supplies for the Battle of Normandy. Continue to a German bunker site and walk along the sands of Omaha Beach to the American Military Cemetery. This afternoon, transfer to your seaside hotel on the remote Cotentin Peninsula, an enchanting area of unspoiled coastline and quaint villages.

Accommodation: Hôtel-Restaurant les Ormes, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate, family-run hotel on the waterfront in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret, the Hôtel-Restaurat les Ormes has light-filled guestrooms individually decorated with warm furnishings and fabrics. A welcoming lounge, luxuriant terrace garden, bar, and fine-dining restaurant are on site, and the quaint town center and waterfront are just steps away.

Day 4

La Hague Coastal Trail

Wake to the sound of seabirds and the smell of salt air, then set off to explore the peninsula’s granite cliffs and tranquil coves, following a wildflower-fringed coastal trail near a lighthouse

Accommodation: Hôtel-Restaurant les Ormes, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate, family-run hotel on the waterfront in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret, the Hôtel-Restaurat les Ormes has light-filled guestrooms individually decorated with warm furnishings and fabrics. A welcoming lounge, luxuriant terrace garden, bar, and fine-dining restaurant are on site, and the quaint town center and waterfront are just steps away.

Day 5

The Bay of Mont St. Michel

Set off at low tide to explore the Baie du Mont St. Michel, crossing sand dunes, salt marshes, and three rivers to Tomberlaine Island. This seabird sanctuary offers panoramic vistas of Mont St. Michel and the surrounding sands. Later, transfer to the Breton port of Saint Malo and enjoy dinner on your own inside the walled city.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Nouveau Monde, Saint Malo

This stylish and welcoming 4-star hotel on the oceanfront promenade of Saint Malo has plush, light-filled guest rooms in soft tones with high-quality fabrics throughout. The hotel’s décor is tastefully inspired by the city’s seafaring history. On site are a fine-dining, sea-view restaurant, bar and tea room, pool, spa with two treatment rooms (available upon request), pool with underwater jets, steam room, and solarium.

Day 6

Pointe du Grouin

Walk the westernmost tip of the Bay of Mont Saint Michel along a windswept headland with expansive views. Tonight, savor a celebratory farewell dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Nouveau Monde, Saint Malo

This stylish and welcoming 4-star hotel on the oceanfront promenade of Saint Malo has plush, light-filled guest rooms in soft tones with high-quality fabrics throughout. The hotel’s décor is tastefully inspired by the city’s seafaring history. On site are a fine-dining, sea-view restaurant, bar and tea room, pool, spa with two treatment rooms (available upon request), pool with underwater jets, steam room, and solarium.

Day 7

Your Country Walkers France: Normandy & Brittany tour concludes

Today, you explore Mont St. Michel, an extraordinarily preserved Benedictine Abbey, learning from your guide about medieval monastic life. After free time for lunch, you continue to Paris.

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Flight

Overnight Flight from USA to Paris, France

Please refer to your air itinerary for your specific flight details.

Arrival

Arrive in Paris, France. Transfer to Rouen

Upon arrival at Charles de Gaulle International Airport, a representative holding a Country Walkers sign will meet you as you exit the baggage-claim area. Please note that there may be up to a 45-minute wait if there are other guests arriving within the same time frame. A complimentary small-group transfer will be provided to the Hotel Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale, about a two-hour drive away. The remainder of the day is at your leisure (no meals included).

Accommodation: Hotel Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale, Rouen

In the heart of Rouen’s ancient pedestrian center and steps from the Rouen Cathedral, this four-star hotel is located in a historical building with a traditional half-timbered exterior. Guest rooms are comfortable and feature contemporary décor and muted colors and fabrics. There’s an on-site paneled bar and lounge, and just outside are many shops, cafés, and restaurants.

Day 1

Join your Country Walkers France: Normandy & Brittany tour

Breakfast is included at your hotel. Your guide(s) will meet you at the Hotel Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale at 9:00 a.m. in the lobby. Your guide(s) will be wearing a Country Walkers shirt.

Please be dressed for walking. Please refer to the France: Normandy & Brittany (7-day/6-night) itinerary for full tour details.

Your adventure begins with lunch at lovely Manoir d’Apreval, a family-owned apple estate specializing in cider and Calvados liqueur. This afternoon, parallel the Seine estuary as you walk towards Honfleur.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 2

Cliffs of Étretat

Today’s destination is the town of Étretat and its towering cliffs, immortalized in numerous Monet paintings. From the cliff-top trail, enjoy superb views of the English Channel and the coastline’s famous rock formations.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 3

Arromanches to cliff top

Begin the day at Arromanches, where Winston Churchill famously built a floating harbor to store supplies for the Battle of Normandy. Continue your walk along the sands of Omaha Beach to the American military cemetery. This afternoon, transfer to your seaside hotel on the remote Cotentin Peninsula, an enchanting area of unspoiled coastline and quaint villages.

Accommodation: Hôtel de la Marine, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate family-run hotel on the water in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret provides views of the English Channel and Cape Carteret. Individually decorated guestrooms are plush, with contemporary furnishings and fabrics. A polished wood salon-bar overlooks the harbor beside its Michelin-starred dining room, while the water’s edge patio evokes the style of a 1930s cruise ship.

Day 4

La Hague Coastal Trail

Wake to the sound of seabirds and the smell of salt air, then set off to explore the peninsula’s granite cliffs and tranquil coves, following a wildflower-fringed coastal trail near a lighthouse.

Accommodation: Hôtel de la Marine, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate family-run hotel on the water in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret provides views of the English Channel and Cape Carteret. Individually decorated guestrooms are plush, with contemporary furnishings and fabrics. A polished wood salon-bar overlooks the harbor beside its Michelin-starred dining room, while the water’s edge patio evokes the style of a 1930s cruise ship.

Day 5

The Bay of Mont St. Michel

Set off at low tide to explore the Baie du Mont St. Michel, crossing sand dunes, salt marshes, and three rivers to Tomberlaine Island. This seabird sanctuary offers panoramic vistas of Mont St. Michel and the surrounding sands dotted with pilgrims and horseback riders. This evening, enjoy the sublime cuisine of three-star Michelin chef Olivier Roellinger.

Accommodation: Château Richeux, Saint Méloir des Ondes

This Relais & Chateux property is a luxurious 1920s villa with antique and original furnishings, directly overlooking the water with views of Mont St. Michel. Experience beautiful guestrooms, warm and elegant common rooms, and a renowned restaurant featuring the cuisine of a three-star Michelin chef.

Day 6

Guided walk of Mont St. Michel

Today you’ll explore Mont St. Michel, one of Europe’s quintessential architectural masterpieces. Wind through narrow backstreets to the spectacularly perched and extraordinarily preserved Benedictine Abbey, learning from your guide about medieval monastic life. Tonight, celebrate the week’s adventures at a sumptuous farewell dinner.

Accommodation: Château Richeux, Saint Méloir des Ondes

This Relais & Chateux property is a luxurious 1920s villa with antique and original furnishings, directly overlooking the water with views of Mont St. Michel. Experience beautiful guestrooms, warm and elegant common rooms, and a renowned restaurant featuring the cuisine of a three-star Michelin chef.

Day 7

Bayeux Tapestry visit

After visiting the fabulous Bayeux Tapestry and sharing a final lunch with your group, bid farewell at the Bayeux train station.

Post-Night

Tour Departure from Bayeux

After saying goodbye to your group in Bayeux, you’ll transfer to the Hotel Splendid Etoile for a post-tour night. (Dinner is on your own.)

Accommodation: Hotel Splendid Etoile, Paris

Set in the 17th arrondissement, in a perfect location literally steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, the Hotel Splendid Etoile offers classic décor and 4-star comfort in a quintessentially Parisian 19th-century building. An elegant, wood-paneled bar and fine-dining restaurant are on site. The Champs Élysées, major subway lines, and other Paris sites are within easy walking distance.

Departure

Au Revoir! This morning a small-group complimentary transfer is provided to Charles de Gaulle International Airport based on your departure time. Your guides will confirm the transfer time while on tour.

Add a Tour Extension to Your Flight + Tour Combo
Post-Tour Extension: Paris

2 nights from only $398*

  • Two nights at the Hotel Splendid Etoile*
  • Small-group airport and hotel transfers
  • Two breakfasts

For those guests reserving our Flight + Tour Combo, you may wish to further extend your time in France with an additional two nights in Paris. The city that Hemingway called a “moveable feast” is home to iconic landmarks, intimate neighborhoods, and world-renowned cuisine. From a four-star boutique hotel steps away from the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe, you’re perfectly positioned to explore this magical city from the Left Bank to the Right. Help yourself to Paris’s many pleasures while strolling along the Seine, people watching in the Tuileries Garden, or exploring the Louvre’s unsurpassed art collection. Feast in legendary restaurants in the Marais district, browse ephemera shops in Montmartre, picnic beneath the Eiffel Tower, or tour Notre Dame cathedral. The City of Lights belongs on everyone’s bucket list, and once you’ve gone you’ll always desire to return.

Single Supplement: $348

*Please note that some hotel city taxes may need to be paid locally.

*For those traveling in 2017, the Paris Post-tour extension is $598. Single Supplement is $398.

Flight + Tour Combo Inclusions:

  • Round-trip international airfare (includes airline fuel charges and taxes)
  • Small-group airport and hotel transfers
  • Two nights at the Hotel Splendid Etoile in Paris*
  • Two breakfasts
  • 7-day/6-night France: Normandy & Brittany guided walking tour with on-trip inclusions

*Please note that some hotel city taxes may need to be paid locally.

Tour Extension Available

Paris
2 nights from only $398*

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Flight

Overnight Flight from USA to Paris, France

Begin your adventure by departing from a convenient gateway city in the United States or Canada. Spend the first night aloft.

Arrival

Arrive in Paris, France

Upon your arrival at Charles de Gaulle International Airport, a representative holding a Country Walkers sign meets you as you exit the baggage-claim area. Please note that there may be up to a 45-minute wait if there are other guests arriving within the same time frame. A complimentary small group transfer is provided to your hotel in the heart of Paris. The remainder of the day is at your leisure (no meals included).

Accommodation: Hotel Splendid Etoile, Paris

Set in the 17th arrondissement, in a perfect location literally steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, the Hotel Splendid Etoile offers classic décor and 4-star comfort in a quintessentially Parisian 19th-century building. An elegant, wood-paneled bar and fine-dining restaurant are on site. The Champs Élysées, major subway lines, and other Paris sites are within easy walking distance.

Day 1

Join your Country Walkers France: Normandy & Brittany tour

Breakfast is included at your hotel.

Your Country Walkers representative meets you at the Hotel Splendid Etoile at 9:00 a.m. in the lobby. The tour begins with a two-hour transfer to Normandy.

Enjoy lunch at lovely Manoir d’Apreval, a family-owned apple estate specializing in cider and Calvados liqueur, before paralleling the Seine estuary on a walk toward Honfleur.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 2

Cliffs of Étretat

Today’s destination is the town of Étretat and its towering cliffs, immortalized in numerous Monet paintings. From the cliff-top trail, enjoy superb views of the English Channel and the coastline’s famous rock formations.

Accommodation: Les Maisons de Léa, Honfleur

This charming hotel in the heart of Honfleur, just opposite Saint Catherine’s church, is a restored complex made up of a salt warehouse and three 16th-century houses. It features plush, individually decorated rooms and inviting common rooms with warm colors and antiques, including a gourmet restaurant. Also onsite is a hammam-type steam room.

Day 3

Arromanches to cliff top

Today’s focus is D-Day’s historic landmarks. Begin the day at Arromanches, where Winston Churchill famously built a floating harbor to store supplies for the Battle of Normandy. Continue to a German bunker site and walk along the sands of Omaha Beach to the American Military Cemetery. This afternoon, transfer to your seaside hotel on the remote Cotentin Peninsula, an enchanting area of unspoiled coastline and quaint villages.

Accommodation: Hôtel-Restaurant les Ormes, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate, family-run hotel on the waterfront in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret, the Hôtel-Restaurat les Ormes has light-filled guestrooms individually decorated with warm furnishings and fabrics. A welcoming lounge, luxuriant terrace garden, bar, and fine-dining restaurant are on site, and the quaint town center and waterfront are just steps away.

Day 4

La Hague Coastal Trail

Wake to the sound of seabirds and the smell of salt air, then set off to explore the peninsula’s granite cliffs and tranquil coves, following a wildflower-fringed coastal trail near a lighthouse

Accommodation: Hôtel-Restaurant les Ormes, Barneville-Carteret

An intimate, family-run hotel on the waterfront in the small harbor town of Barneville-Carteret, the Hôtel-Restaurat les Ormes has light-filled guestrooms individually decorated with warm furnishings and fabrics. A welcoming lounge, luxuriant terrace garden, bar, and fine-dining restaurant are on site, and the quaint town center and waterfront are just steps away.

Day 5

The Bay of Mont St. Michel

Set off at low tide to explore the Baie du Mont St. Michel, crossing sand dunes, salt marshes, and three rivers to Tomberlaine Island. This seabird sanctuary offers panoramic vistas of Mont St. Michel and the surrounding sands. Later, transfer to the Breton port of Saint Malo and enjoy dinner on your own inside the walled city.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Nouveau Monde, Saint Malo

This stylish and welcoming 4-star hotel on the oceanfront promenade of Saint Malo has plush, light-filled guest rooms in soft tones with high-quality fabrics throughout. The hotel’s décor is tastefully inspired by the city’s seafaring history. On site are a fine-dining, sea-view restaurant, bar and tea room, pool, spa with two treatment rooms (available upon request), pool with underwater jets, steam room, and solarium.

Day 6

Pointe du Grouin

Walk the westernmost tip of the Bay of Mont Saint Michel along a windswept headland with expansive views. Tonight, savor a celebratory farewell dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel Le Nouveau Monde, Saint Malo

This stylish and welcoming 4-star hotel on the oceanfront promenade of Saint Malo has plush, light-filled guest rooms in soft tones with high-quality fabrics throughout. The hotel’s décor is tastefully inspired by the city’s seafaring history. On site are a fine-dining, sea-view restaurant, bar and tea room, pool, spa with two treatment rooms (available upon request), pool with underwater jets, steam room, and solarium.

Day 7

Your Country Walkers France: Normandy & Brittany tour concludes

Today, you explore Mont St. Michel, an extraordinarily preserved Benedictine Abbey, learning from your guide about medieval monastic life. After free time for lunch, you continue to Paris.

Post-Tour Night

Your Country Walkers France: Normandy & Brittany tour concludes

Today, you explore Mont St. Michel, an extraordinarily preserved Benedictine Abbey, learning from your guide about medieval monastic life. After free time for lunch, you continue to Paris. (Dinner is on your own.)

Accommodation: Hotel Splendid Etoile, Paris

Set in the 17th arrondissement, in a perfect location literally steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, the Hotel Splendid Etoile offers classic décor and 4-star comfort in a quintessentially Parisian 19th-century building. An elegant, wood-paneled bar and fine-dining restaurant are on site. The Champs Élysées, major subway lines, and other Paris sites are within easy walking distance.

Departure

Au revoir! This morning, a small-group complimentary transfer is provided to Charles de Gaulle International Airport based on your departure time. Your guides will confirm the transfer time while on tour.

Add a Tour Extension to Your Flight + Tour Combo
Post-Tour Extension: Paris

2 nights from only $398*

  • Two nights at the Hotel Splendid Etoile*
  • Small-group airport and hotel transfers
  • Two breakfasts

For those guests reserving our Flight + Tour Combo, you may wish to further extend your time in France with an additional two nights in Paris. The city that Hemingway called a “moveable feast” is home to iconic landmarks, intimate neighborhoods, and world-renowned cuisine. From a four-star boutique hotel steps away from the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe, you’re perfectly positioned to explore this magical city from the Left Bank to the Right. Help yourself to Paris’s many pleasures while strolling along the Seine, people watching in the Tuileries Garden, or exploring the Louvre’s unsurpassed art collection. Feast in legendary restaurants in the Marais district, browse ephemera shops in Montmartre, picnic beneath the Eiffel Tower, or tour Notre Dame cathedral. The City of Lights belongs on everyone’s bucket list, and once you’ve gone you’ll always desire to return.

Single Supplement: $348

*Please note that some hotel city taxes may need to be paid locally.

*For those traveling in 2017, the Paris Post-tour extension is $598. Single Supplement is $398.

Flight + Tour Combo Inclusions:

  • Round-trip international airfare (includes airline fuel charges and taxes)
  • Small-group airport and hotel transfers
  • Two nights at the Hotel Splendid Etoile in Paris*
  • Two breakfasts
  • 7-day/6-night France: Normandy & Brittany guided walking tour with on-trip inclusions

*Please note that some hotel city taxes may need to be paid locally.

Tour Extension Available

Paris
2 nights from only $398*

Learn More

Ready to take the next step?

Request A Reservation

OR Call 800.234.6900

Dates & Prices

Tour Only

2017 Dates Per person, double occupancy Single Supplement
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Sep 10 - Sep 16 $4,948 $698
Oct 8 - Oct 14 $4,948 $698

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2017 Dates NEW YORK Change Departure Airport
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Single Supplement
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Sep 8 - Sep 17 $5,998
$948
Oct 6 - Oct 15 $6,298 $948
Standard Terms & Conditions apply when purchasing this trip. Prices include all airline surcharges and Government taxes and fees. Call for details. All prices are subject to change. Departure dates and prices shown may be updated several times daily, and apply to new bookings only. We reserve the right to correct errors.

Tour Only

2018 Dates Per person, double occupancy Single Supplement
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May 27 - Jun 2 $4,748 $798
Jun 10 - Jun 16 $4,748 $798
Jun 24 - Jun 30 $4,748 $798
Sep 9 - Sep 15 $4,748 $798
Sep 23 - Sep 29 $4,748 $798
Oct 7 - Oct 13 $4,748 $798

Flight + Tour Combo

2018 Dates NEW YORK Change Departure Airport
Flight + Tour Combo
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Flight + Tour Combo
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Single Supplement
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May 25 - Jun 3 $5,748
$1,098
Jun 8 - Jun 17 $5,748 $1,098
Jun 22 - Jul 1 $5,748 $1,098
Sep 7 - Sep 16 $5,748 $1,098
Sep 21 - Sep 30 $5,748 $1,098
Oct 5 - Oct 14 $5,748 $1,098
Standard Terms & Conditions apply when purchasing this trip. Prices include all airline surcharges and Government taxes and fees. Call for details. All prices are subject to change. Departure dates and prices shown may be updated several times daily, and apply to new bookings only. We reserve the right to correct errors.

Guides

Guides

Our guides' experience, dedication, and enthusiasm make them ideal ambassadors for your destination. They chart the course, finesse the details, and speak the language (English, as well as the local language). They also possess a truly rare skill, knowing when to let serendipity and inspiration take the lead.

lucie - normandy brittany walking tour guide
Lucie Hoffmann

Lucie Hoffmann is a qualified French National Guide of Culture and readily shares her expertise of both the history and culture of Normandy and Brittany. Living in Bayeux, Normandy, she searches flea markets for antiques and pottery in her spare time. She is also a prolific gardener.

Walking Guide for Mt. Blanc, Claire
Claire Thiolière

A native of the world-renowned alpine resort of Chamonix, Claire Thiolière spent months during her youth vacationing in Normandy thanks to her parents’ passion for the local history of Honfleur, Mont Saint-Michel, and the Cotentin Peninsula. She also traveled extensively in her youth throughout Africa before returning to France where she received a Master’s degree in Geography and Geomorphology. She is a certified guide who has been leading people throughout the Alps for more than 25 years and has also led groups along the Norman coast when not sailing that same coast herself! An avid hiker and skier, Claire’s enthusiasm extends to the impressionist painters whose artistic movement was born in Le Havre, as well as French literature, architecture, and gastronomy.

walking tour guide in normandy france
Sigrid Leliévre

Originally from Deauville, Normandy, and with British ancestry, Sigrid Leliévre considers traveling as a part of her heritage. After graduating with a Master’s Degree in media, her experiences in Africa and Central America changed her in many ways and reinforced her love for travel and meeting people from around the world. While she currently resides in Paris, Sigrid says that the history, culinary delights, and hidden treasures of Normandy and Brittany are what keep her coming back for more.

Normandy walking tour guide
Sophie Josse

Born and raised between Brittany and the Loire Valley. Sophie Josse attended university in Angers where she studied languages. With a goal of seeing the world, she has spent her adult life working in the travel industry in various capacities, including as a guide to English-speaking guests from around the world! When not leading trips, Sophie enjoys running, biking, and skiing with her husband.

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Reviews

November 2015

“The tour was fantastic and the guides were amazing. We had some rain, but they managed to make appropriate changes so that everything was still wonderful. The trip was interesting, the food was wonderful and the scenery was beautiful.”

November 2015

“Very delightful experience. This area is a hidden gem that largely unspoiled by massive tourism. Also found the region authenticity French. The accommodations were very good to excellent. The guides were excellent and very knowledgeable. ”

November 2015

“This tour should and can be done by anyone who has a love of walking. The trip was fantastic in all aspects! The guides were extremely knowledgeable about the history of the area, WWII, the geography, etc. The accommodations in all locations were wonderful along with the food.”

November 2015

“This tour was easy walking even for an antique like me. The guides were especially outstanding and the last hotel most luxurious and a culinary wonder. Late Sept. in Normandy can be a little challenging weather wise.”

Explore the World

Guided Walking

Europe:

France: Lavender in Provence

Flight + Tour Combo

From $6,198 USD

10 days, 9 nights

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Guided Walking

Europe:

France, Italy & Switzerland: The Mont Blanc Circuit

Flight + Tour Combo

From $5,898 USD

12 days, 11 nights

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Guided Walking

Austria:

Austria & Germany: Bavaria & the Tyrol

Flight + Tour Combo

From $5,848 USD

11 days, 10 nights

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