Grand Tour of France with London 2022 - 17 Day Tour from Paris to London
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Grand Tour of France with London 2022

17 Day Tour from Paris to London

Starting at $3,034


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
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You’ve seen photos of the Eiffel Tower—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 wine-growing region in Bordeaux. All of this and much more are included on this France tour that starts 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 amphitheater 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. On the “route Napoleon”, follow in the footsteps of Napoleon, when he returned from Elba. 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. In Grasse, the world’s perfume capital, visit a perfume workshop. Spend time in the Châteaux Country, home to spectacular castles since the 11th century. Discover the Dordogne, one of France’s most picturesque regions, with its charming villages and attractive castles. Of course, no France tour is complete without visiting the French Riviera, and you’ll plenty of time to explore this beautiful area on the Mediterranean Sea.

Complete your vacation with three nights in London. Travel by Eurostar train from Paris to London. Enjoy an included city sightseeing with Local Guide of the UK capital city and make sure to take advantage of your Local Host wealth of information to make the most of your stay.

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Destination & Sightseeing

Headsets throughout the tour.
Transportation:
Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi, high-speed Eurostar train Paris-London

MEALS

Buffet breakfasts daily; 4 dinners

ITINERARY

Day 1
Check into your hotel and spend free time strolling around Paris. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers

Day 2
Drive first to the historical capital city of Normandy, Rouen—one of the most prosperous cities of medieval Europe. Walk through its center, rich in Gothic architecture. Next, visit lovely Honfleur, known for its picturesque port and houses with slate-covered facades. Continue to Caen. Today’s Distance: 211 mi/ 340 km
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Day 3
Time to see Caen before visiting the legendary beaches where Allied troops landed more than 75 years ago. Experience the most moving sites at Arromanches, St. Laurent, and the American Cemetery at Omaha. Next, journey to Bayeux, home to the famous tapestry depicting William the Conqueror’s epic battle in 1066 (entrance fee extra). Then, on to the unique beauty of Mont St. Michel, which stands on an island accessed via a causeway. Today’s Distance: 162 mi/ 260 km
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Day 4
Time to enjoy a visit of Mont St. Michel before departing for Angers to visit its cathedral. Then, travel along the banks of the Loire River to reach the enchanting Chateaux Country. This evening, join an optional dinner at a local restaurant. Today’s Distance: 236 mi/ 380 km
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Day 5
Spend the day at leisure or take an optional excursion to see some of the most spectacular castles of the Loire, steeped in the history of noblemen and kings since the 11th century. Gothic spires, medieval turrets, great fortresses, and beautiful châteaux make for splendid panoramas
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Day 6
This morning spend some time in the picturesque town of La Rochelle, situated on the Atlantic coast, then enjoy a scenic drive through the Bordeaux wine region. Stop for a wine tasting session at one of the celebrated cellars. Next, enjoy an orientation walk of the city center of Bordeaux. Today’s Distance: 193 mi/ 310 km
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Day 7
Discover one of France’s most scenic regions, the Dordogne. Stop in the dramatically located medieval town of Rocamadour, perched high upon a cliff. Continue southwards to Toulouse. Today’s Distance: 298 mi/ 480 km
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Day 8
Travel to Carcassonne for a walk in this well-preserved medieval town. Then, make a picture stop at the famous Pont du Gard before reaching Avignon. Today’s Distance: 217 mi/ 350 km
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Day 9
Visit Arles, known all over the world for the paintings of Van Gogh. Admire the famous Roman amphitheater, then continue to Aix-en-Provence with its main street, the Cours Mirabeau, lined with plane trees in the French tradition. See the 17th-century palace, houses, and fountains. Finally, head to the French Riviera on the shores of the Mediterranean. Today’s Distance: 205 mi/ 330 km
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Day 10
Take time to enjoy all the amenities of the French Riviera at your own leisure. Tonight, maybe join the optional Monte Carlo by Night excursion to see the Principality of Monaco
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Day 11
First to Grasse to visit a traditional Perfume workshop. See more of Provence and follow one of France’s great panoramic routes, which Napoleon took on his return from his exile in Elba in 1815. From Grenoble, join the expressway to the Lyon area. Today’s Distance: 298 mi/ 480 km
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Day 12
Travel through the picturesque vineyards and fields of Burgundy to medieval Beaune, the region’s wine capital since Roman times. Visit the famous Hôtel-Dieu. Return to the French capital of Paris. Today’s Distance: 304 mi/ 490 km
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Day 13
Discover the glorious ville lumières (City of Lights) with its many boulevards and monumental buildings. On your included sightseeing tour, a local expert will guide you through Parisian history, tradition, and modern living. Optional excursions are also available to complete your experience
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Day 14
Travel by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class) to London. Your Local Host is available to help you make the most of your stay
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Day 15
Morning guided sightseeing includes all the famous landmarks
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Day 16
Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure
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Day 17
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning
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Day 18
ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE

Day 19
PARIS–ROUEN–HONFLEUR–CAEN

Day 20
CAEN–NORMANDY LANDING BEACHES–BAYEUX–MONT ST. MICHEL

Day 21
MONT ST. MICHEL–ANGERS–CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY

Day 22
CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY

Day 23
CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY–LA ROCHELLE–BORDEAUX

Day 24
BORDEAUX–DORDOGNE–ROCAMADOUR–TOULOUSE

Day 25
TOULOUSE–CARCASSONNE–PONT DU GARD–AVIGNON

Day 26
AVIGNON–ARLES–AIX-EN-PROVENCE–FRENCH RIVIERA

Day 27
FRENCH RIVIERA

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FRENCH RIVIERA–GRASSE–LYON AREA

Day 29
LYON AREA–BEAUNE–PARIS

Day 30
PARIS

Day 31
PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND

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LONDON

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Day 51 ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE.
Check into your hotel and spend free time strolling around Paris. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers

Day 52 PARIS–ROUEN–HONFLEUR–CAEN.
Drive first to the historical capital city of Normandy, Rouen—one of the most prosperous cities of medieval Europe. Walk through its center, rich in Gothic architecture. Next, visit lovely Honfleur, known for its picturesque port and houses with slate-covered facades. Continue to Caen. Today’s Distance: 211 mi/ 340 km
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Day 53 CAEN–NORMANDY LANDING BEACHES–BAYEUX–MONT ST. MICHEL.
Time to see Caen before visiting the legendary beaches where Allied troops landed more than 75 years ago. Experience the most moving sites at Arromanches, St. Laurent, and the American Cemetery at Omaha. Next, journey to Bayeux, home to the famous tapestry depicting William the Conqueror’s epic battle in 1066 (entrance fee extra). Then, on to the unique beauty of Mont St. Michel, which stands on an island accessed via a causeway. Today’s Distance: 162 mi/ 260 km
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Day 54 MONT ST. MICHEL–ANGERS–CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY.
Time to enjoy a visit of Mont St. Michel before departing for Angers to visit its cathedral. Then, travel along the banks of the Loire River to reach the enchanting Chateaux Country. This evening, join an optional dinner at a local restaurant. Today’s Distance: 236 mi/ 380 km
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Day 55 CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY.
Spend the day at leisure or take an optional excursion to see some of the most spectacular castles of the Loire, steeped in the history of noblemen and kings since the 11th century. Gothic spires, medieval turrets, great fortresses, and beautiful châteaux make for splendid panoramas
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Day 56 CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY–LA ROCHELLE–BORDEAUX.
This morning spend some time in the picturesque town of La Rochelle, situated on the Atlantic coast, then enjoy a scenic drive through the Bordeaux wine region. Stop for a wine tasting session at one of the celebrated cellars. Next, enjoy an orientation walk of the city center of Bordeaux. Today’s Distance: 193 mi/ 310 km
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Day 57 BORDEAUX–DORDOGNE–ROCAMADOUR–TOULOUSE.
Discover one of France’s most scenic regions, the Dordogne. Stop in the dramatically located medieval town of Rocamadour, perched high upon a cliff. Continue southwards to Toulouse. Today’s Distance: 298 mi/ 480 km
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Day 58 TOULOUSE–CARCASSONNE–PONT DU GARD–AVIGNON.
Travel to Carcassonne for a walk in this well-preserved medieval town. Then, make a picture stop at the famous Pont du Gard before reaching Avignon. Today’s Distance: 217 mi/ 350 km
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Day 59 AVIGNON–ARLES–AIX-EN-PROVENCE–FRENCH RIVIERA.
Visit Arles, known all over the world for the paintings of Van Gogh. Admire the famous Roman amphitheater, then continue to Aix-en-Provence with its main street, the Cours Mirabeau, lined with plane trees in the French tradition. See the 17th-century palace, houses, and fountains. Finally, head to the French Riviera on the shores of the Mediterranean. Today’s Distance: 205 mi/ 330 km
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Day 60 FRENCH RIVIERA.
Take time to enjoy all the amenities of the French Riviera at your own leisure. Tonight, maybe join the optional Monte Carlo by Night excursion to see the Principality of Monaco
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Day 61 FRENCH RIVIERA–GRASSE–LYON AREA.
First to Grasse to visit a traditional Perfume workshop. See more of Provence and follow one of France’s great panoramic routes, which Napoleon took on his return from his exile in Elba in 1815. From Grenoble, join the expressway to the Lyon area. Today’s Distance: 298 mi/ 480 km
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Day 62 LYON AREA–BEAUNE–PARIS.
Travel through the picturesque vineyards and fields of Burgundy to medieval Beaune, the region’s wine capital since Roman times. Visit the famous Hôtel-Dieu. Return to the French capital of Paris. Today’s Distance: 304 mi/ 490 km
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Day 63 PARIS.
Discover the glorious ville lumières (City of Lights) with its many boulevards and monumental buildings. On your included sightseeing tour, a local expert will guide you through Parisian history, tradition, and modern living. Optional excursions are also available to complete your experience
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Day 64 PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND.
Travel by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class) to London. Your Local Host is available to help you make the most of your stay
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Day 65 LONDON.
Morning guided sightseeing includes all the famous landmarks
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Day 66 LONDON.
Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure
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Day 67 LONDON.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

ParisCaenMont St. MichelAmboiseBordeauxToulouseAvignonNiceLyon AreaParisLondon
Novotel Paris 17
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