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Grand Tour of France

Summary:

You’ve seen photos of Paris—now is your time to see it in person. You’ve studied and read about D-Day’s Normandy Beaches—now’s your chance to visit them. You’ve heard about France’s famous wines—now’s your chance to see the Bordeaux wine-growing region. A...

Duration
14 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
11-Aug-2024
Starting at
USD 2,799.00
Price per day
USD 200.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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  • Cosmos
 
Operator
Cosmos Tours
Tour
Grand Tour of France

Summary

You’ve seen photos of Paris—now is your time to see it in person. You’ve studied and read about D-Day’s Normandy Beaches—now’s your chance to visit them. You’ve heard about France’s famous wines—now’s your chance to see the Bordeaux wine-growing region. All of this and much more are included on this tour of France that begins and ends in Paris. History buffs are sure to be amazed by the many historic towns and attractions on this tour. Immerse yourself in ancient Roman history with a stop at Pont Du Gard bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in the 1st Century. Visit the amphitheatre in Arles, the city with the most Roman remains outside of Rome. Go back in time to the Middle Ages with a visit to the clifftop town of Rocamadour. Walk by the ancient battlements in the beautifully preserved, medieval town of Carcassonne; and visit Beaune’s Hôtel-Dieu charity hospital, built in 1443 after the Hundred Years' War left many of the town's population destitute. Coming to recent history, see Normandy’s landing beaches, where Operation Neptune was launched on June 6, 1944. Art history fans will enjoy a visit to Aix-en-Provence, the birthplace of painter Cézanne, and a stroll around the 17th-century Cours Mirabeau, a lively area with fountains, elegant homes, and famous cafés. Spend time in the Loire Valley with its spectacular vineyards and castles. Discover Dordogne, one of France’s most picturesque regions, showcasing many charming villages. Of course, no France tour is complete without visiting the French Riviera, and you’ll have plenty of time to explore this beautiful area on the Mediterranean Sea. This value-minded tour through France is truly a vacation of a lifetime!

Map: Grand Tour of France (Cosmos)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Arrive In Paris, France
Day 2
Paris–Rouen–Honfleur–Caen
Day 3
Caen–Normandy Landing Beaches–Bayeux–Mont St. Mich...
Day 4
Mont St. Michel–Angers–Châteaux Country
Day 5
Châteaux Country
Day 6
Châteaux Country–Bordeaux
Day 7
Bordeaux–Dordogne–Rocamadour–Toulouse
Day 8
Toulouse–Carcassonne–Pont Du Gard–Avignon
Day 9
Avignon–Arles–Aix-En-Provence–French Riviera
Day 10
French Riviera
Day 11
French Riviera–Orange–Lyon Area
Day 12
Lyon Area–Beaune–Paris
Day 13
Paris
Day 14
Paris

Travel Countries (2): France, Italy

Travel Cities (15): Aix-En-Provence, Angers, Arles, Avignon, Bayeux, Bordeaux, Caen, Carcassonne, Honfleur, Lyon, Mont Saint-Michel, Paris, Rocamadour, Rome, Toulouse

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Group ToursThis is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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