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PARIS & NORMANDY FLY&DRIVE
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ITINERARY

  • DAY 1: Overnight on your transatlantic flight
  • DAY 2: Paris. On arrival transfer (available on request) to your hotel. In the 6th arrondissement, a short walk from Luxembourg Gardens, the Hôtel Louison reserves a thoughtful and courteous welcome for you: in this old royal family residence, you will feel at home. Completely renovated, our 3-star hotel offers 42 rooms - Check in and time at leisure. Overnight
  • DAY 3: Paris. Breakfast at hotel. She certainly could be considered the First Lady of France. Pariss (if not Frances) most emblematic structure is nestled in the green carpet of the Champ de Mars and the Trocadéro Gardens opposite - on the banks of the River Seine  it is, of course, the Eiffel Tower the perfect view to capture the city and to start your day at leisure. Ask our reservation agents for our vaste choice of tours. Overnight
  • DAY 4: Paris. Breakfast. If is not your first time in Paris you may consider to visit the Fondation Luis Vuitton. An iceberg in the middle of Paris, a glass cloud floating above the Bois de Boulogne... tucked away in the Jardin dAcclimatation, one of the most beautiful gardens in Paris house a Vvast Collections of Contemporary and Modern Art. Overnight
  • DAY 5: Normandy - Le Treport. After breakfast pick up your Mercedes C Class car (or similar) and start your drive toward Normandy Le Treport. Less then 3 hours drive and 138 miles away from Paris Le Treport is a fishing village on top of the amazing clift Along the road stop for a visit of Giverny the home of Claude Monet! Discover all the secrets of this French master of impressionism and his works, including the house he lived in for 43 years, the lily pond which inspired his most prominent paintings, and his wonderful flowering gardens. Check at your hotel. Le Domaine de Joinville & Spa*** offers 20 rooms + 7 Suites and Apartments and a restaurant with Regional Cuisine. Within a National Trust forest, this historical residence and its dependencies play the chord of well-being within a green and naturally-soothing setting. The beautiful Spa took place in the park, the guest rooms are an attractive blend of the classical and contemporary. Height of graciousness, the meals featuring regional cuisine are served in the living room with fireplace. Overnight
  • DAY 6: Le Treport After breakfast time at leisure. At the harbour you can buy and taste a "plateau de fruits de mer" Take your car and visit Dieppe only few miles away on the coast. Eat the famous Dieppes sole its luxurious seafood: oysters from the open sea, scallops, lobsters. Overnight at Le treport
  • DAY 7: Normandy - Etretat After Breakfast drive to Etretat. You can choose the coast road (only 98 miles) but we recommend to stop for a visit to Rouen the historic capital of Normandy and the birthplace of Impressionism!. This famous old French city dubbed the city with a hundred bells chiming in the air, opens its gates to you. Every hour of the day brings a procession of colors that constantly unveil a different city, making this old French city one of the most beautiful European cities At the cathedral, you can see famous paintings by Claude Monet, the stone facade reflecting the colors of the sun, and the colorful stained-glass windows permeating with light. Overnight at Domaine Saint Clair - Le Donjon*** in Etretat Ideally located, overlooking the cove of Etretat and its pebblebeaches, the domain offers two 19th century buildings with timeless charm : the Donjon" is a small Anglo-Norman château and the Villa is a cozy seaside residence. The Cuisine mixing Mediterranean and Norman flavors can be enjoyed in the lounges looking onto the Channel. During the summer, guests can take advantage of the terrace and the swimming pool. Overnight
  • DAY 8: Etretat Pearl of Frances Alabaster Coast, Etretat is famed for its beautiful white chalk cliffs. After breakfast day at leisure to enjoy a drive along the coast. Overnight.
  • DAY 9: Normandy - Bayeux In the morning drive to Bayeux. Check in at Château de Bellefontaine ****  at the gates of Bayeux, enjoy the privilege of life in a Castle. Guests will be impressed by the elegant architecture of this fully renovated 18th century building. In the two hundred-year old park with its trees and flowers, on the edge of a lake, delight in the joys of nature, take a break on the tennis court, drink a cocktail on the terrace overlooking the beautiful Bayeux cathedral. Guests can count on an exceptional stay, welcomed by the Verdier family and the Château personnel in 14 stylish rooms and 6 contemporary Suites. Overnight
  • DAY 10: Bayeux AFter brekafast day at leisure . Located just a few minutes from the Landing Beaches, the Musée Mémorial de la Bataille de Normandie de Bayeux (the Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum in Bayeux) provides a unique and comprehensive history of the combat on Normandy's beaches from June 7 to August 29, 1944. Bayeux was one of the first cities liberated by Allied forces the morning of June 7. Overnight
  • DAY 11: Bayeux - Paris airport It is time to depart! You have a 3 hours drive (178 miles) to airport for your departing flight.

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