Custom Group Tours

France

A Perfect Tour - France Tour

Below is the detailed itinerary for our escorted / guided France tours which includes visits to Paris, Reims in the Champagne region, Beaune in Burgundy, Vezelay and Sancerre in the lower Loire Valley, and the city of Tours in the Loire Valley with it's many chateaux. Highlights include: the Eiffel tower, Notre Dame and Seine, Les Bateaux-Mouche tours, Le Louvre, D'orsay, Champagne tour, Hospice de Beaune, regional wine caves and markets and Chateaux's of the Loire Valley. We also provide custom modifications to our itinerary to include areas such as Normandy, Brittany, Provence, Cote d'Azur, the French Alpes and Pyrenees.

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Day 1:
Flight to Paris.  

Day 2: 

Arrive in Paris and make way to meet group at hotel. After check-in and short rest and familiarization, we will explore by walking the area immediately around our hotel.

Day 3: 

We’ll visit the local bakeries and cafes around the market area of Rue Mouffetard with free time after for the sites of Paris. Suggestions and tours available upon request. Dinner locally on own.

Day 4:

Check out of hotel and group transfer by van /mini-bus to the city of Reims in the Champagne region. We will visit the Cathedrale Notre Dame where most coronations of the Kings of France took place. We will stop for lunch and then proceed to the Pommery Champagne House for our guided tour and tasting. After our tour of the Pommery we will depart in our van to the city of Beaune in Bourgogne (Burgundy) and check in to our hotel for 3 nights. Familiarization with hotel and area.

Day 5:

Breakfast at our hotel before we head out to explore the wonderful Saturday markets of Beaune all within easy walking from our hotel. We will break for lunch and then meet up with our guide for a walking tour of Beaune with visit to Hospices de Beaune (Hotel-Dieu)

Day 6:
In the morning we will explore the near-by cafes and bakeries for breakfast.  Free day to explore Beaune on own or with a group. Many suggestions available.

Day 7:
Check-out of our hotel and transfer to the medieval town of Vezelay. The town of Vezelay is a charming medieval cluster, with the Basillica Sainte Madelaine as its most prominent feature.  After the short visit and coffee we continue on by van / mini-bus to the town of Sancerre in the lower part of the Loire Valley.  We check-in to our hotel in the early afternoon for 2 nights and are free to explore the town with its breathtaking, panoramic views. 

Day 8:
Breakfast at hotel and free time to explore Sancerre with its many sites and wineries, many of which produce France’s best white wines. Optional wine tours and tastings available.

Day 9:
Check out of our hotel.  Transfer by van or mini-bus where we will follow some of the most scenic routes along the Loire River passing the towns of Gien, Sully, St. Benoit, Blois, the Chateau of Amboise and on to the city of Tours.  Check into our hotel in Tours for 2 nights. During our stay in Tours we will explore the many Chateaux and wine caves of the region. Dinner locally.

Day 10:
Breakfast at hotel and visits to Chenonceau and Chambord.

Day 11:
Check out of hotel and transfer back to Paris where we will spend 1 additional night at our hotel before heading home.

We offer Normandy Tours from Paris and Normandy Tours from Tours for those who wish to experience that incredible culture and history.

What is Included:

Prices:

Starting from $2699

Single Supplement: $750 

Hotels:

Acte V – Paris or similar

Hotel Abbaye de Maizieres – Beaune or similar

Hotel de la Loire – Sancerre – or similar

Alliance Hotel  Tours  - or similar

What’s included:

All hotels

First Day breakfast in all hotels except Paris

Transfers to Reims, Beaune, Vezelay, Sancerre,  city of Tours and return to Paris

Guided tour and tasting to Pommery Champagne House

Guided tour of Hospice de Beaune

Entrance to Chenonceau and Chambord Chateaux

City taxes on hotels

What’s not included:

Airfares

Trip and flight cancellation insurance

Medical insurance

All meals unless specified

Tipping

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