Take a few days after your stay in Paris to visit Normandy: learn all about the D-Day landings, discover the Mont-Saint-Michel, Honfleur, Giverny and experience other highlights of the region.
In the morning, your private chauffeur-guide will pick you up at your hotel in Paris and drive you to Giverny, a charming town where Impressionist painter Claude Monet spent 43 years. Follow your guide though the house and gardens and discover where Monet got the inspiration behind some of his most iconic masterpieces. Lunch at leisure.
In the afternoon, you will reach Rouen, the capital city of Normandy and home to the famous Joan of Arc. Follow your guide on a 2-hour private walking tour through the city’s main highlights, including the Cathedral, the Gros Horloge medieval tower, the Joann of Arc church and the small pedestrian streets of the city center. At the end, your chauffeur-guide will drive you to your hotel in Bayeux.
D-Day is a turning point in modern history and this kid-friendly full day excursion is the best way to help everyone understand what happened on June 6th, 1944. In the morning, your private, fully-licensed chauffeur-guide will pick you up at your hotel in Bayeux and drive you to La Cambe German war cemetery, and afterwartds to Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach, where many young soldiers lost their lives on that fateful day. Lunch at leisure.
In the afternoon, your guide will take you to the Overlord museum, which houses a collection of old tanks and other armored vehicles used during the war, and the American Cemetery, just in time for the flag ceremony. To make this discovery entertaining and engaging for the children, and to help them understand what D-Day was all about, they will each get an educational game booklet. At the end of the day, your chauffeur-guide will take you back to your hotel.
In the morning, your private, fully-licensed chauffeur-guide will pick you up at your hotel in Bayeux and drive you to the Mont-Saint-Michel. After a 1.5-hour drive, you will reach the parking lot and take a shuttle bus to the island (provided that there is enough time, you can even walk there). Follow your guide as they take you through the narrow streets of this medieval town, all the way up to the abbey. After a detailed and fun-filled visit of the abbey and monastery, where many medieval monks used to copy and illuminate manuscripts back in the Middle Ages before becoming a prison, you will have lunch at leisure.
In the afternoon, your chauffeur-guide will take you to Avranches where you will either have a family-friendly visit the museum of Illuminated manuscripts, or visit a factory where they make church bells. At the end of the day, your chauffeur-guide will bring you back to your hotel in Bayeux.
In the morning, your private, fully-licensed chauffeur-guide will pick you up at your hotel in Bayeux and take you to see the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a medieval treasure depicting the battle of Hastings fought between the Norman-French army of William the Conqueror and the English army in 1066 (audio-guide only, guides are not allowed to comment inside). Your guide will then take you to Honfleur, where you will have time to discover this quaint little town renowned for its charming old harbor and its wooden church, a truly unique architectural masterpiece. Lunch at leisure.
In the afternoon, your private chauffeur-guide will take you back to Paris.