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Tour Code: WT-France 03
15 Days Trip of France: Paris - Avignon - Nice - Nimes - Carcassonne - Lourdes - Bordeaux - Cognac - Tours - Mont St. Michel - Normandy - Giverny

Departure: Daily
  • Itinerary

    Day by Day
  • Day 09
    Carcassonne - Lourdes - Bordeaux

    Today will be a very special day during the journey. You will enter French Pyrenees and get to Lourdes, which is one of the biggest Christian pilgrim places in the world. Every year, as many as 5 million pilgrims from over 150 countries make pilgrimage here. This place is an important holy land especially for those people with disease. Then you will visit the beautiful Christian church standing on the top of St. Bernadette’s grotto. It is also the place that young saint Soubirous met Virgin Mary for the first time. After the visit here, you will move forward to Bordeaux.

  • Day 10
    Bordeaux - Cognac - Tours

    First, you will visit the famous Quinconces Square in Bordeaux, which is one of the largest squares in Europe. On the west side of the square standing the Statue of Liberty, of which the bronze carvings are as high as 50 meters and Fontaines du Monument aux Girondins, who was penalized in the age of terror after French Revolution. Bordeaux is famous for its wine, so you will pay a visit to a winery to taste the wine. Then you will proceed to the famous valley of the River Loire and Garden of France. Upon arrival there, you will see a magnificent and beautiful picture of the undulate vineyard, tranquil river way and grand castle.

  • Day 11
    Tours

    You will have an all-day visit in Tours today. You can choose to go hiking and enjoy the scenery. The first destination you will visit today is chenonceaux and then go to the castle of the Loire Valley, one of the most popular scenic spots in Tours. After that, you will move to visit the Amboise, where Leonardo Da Vinci spent the last 3 years of his life.

  • Day 12
    Tours - Mont St. Michel - Normandy

    In the morning, you will travel to the largest natural building in France--Mont St Michel along the Loire Valley. It is a moorstone mountain with a height of 400-feet. Here you will visit the famous Benedictine monastery. Then proceed to visit the incredible Bayeux Tapestry Museum. At last, you will transfer to Normandy, the famous battlefield in World War Two.

  • Day 13
    Normandy

    Normandy is a memorable place. The Battle of Normandy is the biggest landing operation in the world by far and nearly three million soldiers passed through the English Channel to Normandy of France at that time. The Normandy invasion was an important turning point in the World War Two. You will pay a visit to Arromanches, an important military place and American Cemetery in Omaha.

  • Day 14
    Normandy - Giverny - Paris

    First, you will visit the Joan of Arc’s Rouen and then proceed to Giverny, the hometown of Claude Monet, who is a French painter and one of the representatives and founders of impressionism. Here, you will pay a visit to his former residence, garden and paintings. After the visit in Giverny, you will return to Paris.

  • Day 15
    Departure from France

    It is time for you to say goodbye to France. After checking out the hotel in the morning, you can take a taxi to transfer to the airport and take the homeward flight to end your France journey.Back: Day 01- Day 08

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  • ReplyForum Moderator,   China
    2010/2/26 20:54:00

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  • ReplyE Gewandt,   France
    2010/2/26 2:44:00

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