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Highlights of Western France

Normandy, Brittany and Loire Valley

10 days / 9 nights


Price is $1,799.00 per person / $3,498.00 for 2 people.

Based on 2 people in the same room (double occupancy).

Package available all year long depending on hotel availability.


Price includes the following:

  • 2-night accommodation in Bayeux 3* hotel

  • 2-night accommodation in Saint-Malo 3* hotel

  • 3-night accommodation in Quimper or Concarneau 3* hotel

  • 2-night accommodation in the Loire valley 3* hotel

  • Daily breakfast

  • Rental car

Price is $1,799.00 per person / $3,498.00 for 2 people.

Based on 2 people in the same room (double occupancy).



Car Rental is a compact car with manual transmission and unlimited mileage, VAT, A/C.

(Renault Mégane or similar)

Pick up / drop off in Paris.

Optional :

* Same package with one way train ticket in TGV High Speed train from Tours to Paris on last day.

* Same package in a 4* hotels

Day 1

Pick up your rental car in Paris downtown or at CDG airport and drive to Rouen, the cultural capital of Normandy. Enjoy a walking tour in the city, explore the many cobbled streets lined with hundreds of half-timbered houses and visit the renowned cathedral and the sites associated with Joan of Arc.

Drive to the town of Bayeux, which will be home base for the next two nights, stopping en route at the picturesque fishing village of Honfleur (50 miles west of Rouen). Settle in your hotel in Bayeux and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Overnight in Bayeux.


Day 2

Spend the morning visiting the medieval city of Bayeux and the famous 11th-century Bayeux tapestry, with 58 panels chronicling the story of William the Conqueror. In the afternoon, tour the World War II landing sites along the D-Day coast including Omaha Beach and the American Military Cemetery.

Overnight in Bayeux.


Day 3

Travel to and tour the famous Mont-Saint-Michel and its abbey perched above the sea on an island rock. Continue on through bayside villages to the medieval Breton port of Saint-Malo, home base for the next two nights. Rest of the day at leisure to discover Saint-Malo. A walk along the ramparts, designed by the great military architect Vauban, will afford one of the best views of the bay and islets.

Overnight in Saint-Malo.


Day 4

Cross the Rance Esturay, which flows into the English Channel. Explore the scenic estuary and tiny villages along the road to Dinan. Explore the quaint streets of Dinan, a beautifully preserved medieval walled town before returning to St-Malo for a relaxing afternoon.

Overnight in Saint-Malo.


Day 5

Drive along the Breton coast to Cap Frehel, then head south to Josselin, a town known for its medieval architecture and puppet museum. Arrive in Quimper or Concarneau, home base for the next three nights.

Overnight in Quimper or Concarneau.


Day 6

Travel to Quimper, stopping in Carnac to explore the prehistoric megaliths. Enjoy lunch and sight-seeing in the attractive market town of Quimper, known for its earthenware pottery. On the way back, stop at Pont-Aven, a picturesque town that inspired Gauguin and other artists.

You can also visit the HB Henriot Faîenceries de Quimper, one of the few remaining faienceries in France to continue hand painting.

Overnight in Quimper or Concarneau.


Day 7

Travel by ferry out to the offshore island of Belle-Ile-en-Mer, spending a day exploring its ramparts, walkways, and lovely landscape.

Overnight in Quimper or Concarneau.


Day 8

Travel to Tours in the Loire valley. Begin with one of the most beautiful of the châteaux, Chenonceau, built for a mistress and claimed by a queen. Stroll the elegant gardens before continuing top Amboise, with a massive château, and stop at Le Clos-Lucé, the last home of Leonardo da Vinci, where you can see models of his inventions.

Overnight in the Loire Valley.


Day 9

Today visit the largest of the Loire castles, the Château de Chambord, with its remarkable architecture and hundreds of rooms. Continue to the Renaissance gardens of the Château de Villandry, noted for their symmetrical beds and intricate designs. For a jaunt off the beaten path, check out the town of Villaines-les-Rochers, an entire village of basket makers, where local crafts are alive and well.

Overnight in the Loire Valley.


Day 10

Drop off your rental car in tours and take the TGV high speed train to Paris or drive to Paris.



Horloge Rouen - Normandy



Saint Malo


Dinan Brittany



Package in Western France

Brittany - Belle-ile-en-mer


Chateau de Villandry - Loire Valley

Chateau de Villandry



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