3-Day Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel and Loire Valley Tour from Paris - 3 Days

3-Day Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel and Loire Valley Tour from Paris

Book a 3-Day Normandy Tour from Paris with visits to the Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, and Chambord and Chenonceau chateaux in the Loire Valley. Explore more of France’s ancient landmarks on this three-day trip from Paris, which includes transportation and lodging, allowing you to focus on soaking in the sights.

Visit Omaha Beach and learn about the WWII landings in Normandy with the help of a guide. Mont St. Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-see when in Normandy. Discover the Loire Valley’s ‘chateau country’, including the lovely castles of Château de Chenonceau, which is located in the area.

3-Day Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel and Loire Valley Tour from Paris

Highlights

  • D-Day Beaches of Normandy
  • Guided tour of the Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel
  • Saint-Malo and Rouen
  • Guided tours of Langeais, Chenonceau, and Chambord Castles
  • 3-star hotel accommodations

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3-Days Guided Normandy, St Malo, Mont Saint Michel & Loire Castles from Paris

Tours from Paris to the Normandy region and Loire Valley in northwestern France include comfortable coach transportation and 3-star hotel accommodations, as well as a full English breakfast each morning. You’ll have plenty of time to yourself for lunch.

The first stop on your tour is the Normandy shore, where you’ll see Rouen, Honfleur, and Omaha Beach with the help of your knowledgeable guide.

Head to the walled city of St-Malo and Mont St-Michel, a World Heritage Site famed for its unique location on a small rocky island, on the second day of your trip. For the third day, head to the Loire Valley to see the castles of Langeais and Chenonceau.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Paris, Rouen, Honfleur and Normandy

22 Rue Jean Rey

Jump aboard your luxury air-conditioned coach in the morning and head out of central Paris and deep into the beautiful Normandy countryside to begin your tour.

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

Stop first in the medieval city of Rouen—Normandy’s ancient capital—and take a tour of the Old Town with your informative guide.

Le Vieux Bassin

Travel onward to the delightful seaside town of Honfleur and take time to appreciate its picturesque port and fresh sea air.

Office de Tourisme de Honfleur

Sit down to lunch at your leisure (own expense) and take in beautiful views over the coastal port-town. One of Normandy’s prettiest towns, Honfleur is home to many traditional craft shops and charming cafés, with many waterside walks to enjoy.

Omaha Beach

Continue on to the Normandy beaches, made famous as the landing site of Allied forces during World War II. Gaze out over Omaha Beach, where so many courageous soldiers lay down their lives in battle,

Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer

Spend time at the American Cemetery of Saint-Laurent

Musee du debarquement

Visit Arromanches.

Office de Tourisme de Caen

Dinner and overnight stay at the accommodation 4-star hotel in Caen.

Day 2 – St Malo & Mont St Michel

Les Remparts de Saint-Malo

Following your morning buffet breakfast, leave Caen behind and travel on toward Brittany in the northwest of France. Take a tour of the ancient, walled city of St. Malo and discover its age-old ramparts and cathedral with your guide.

La Maison Saint-Malo

Pause for lunch and refreshments (own expense) and spend a little free time exploring St. Malo at your leisure,

Baie du Mont St Michel

Then travel onward to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mont Saint-Michel, an island fortress located on the Normandy coastline.

Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel

Considered by many to be one of France’s best-known landmarks, Mont Saint-Michel has a complex and fascinating history going all the way back to the 8th century. Explore the ancient abbey with your guide

Fortifications du Mont-Saint-Michel

Then spend a little free time wandering along Mont Saint-Michel’s cobbled streets and alleyways at your leisure.

Office de Tourisme d’Angers

Overnight stay at the accommodation 4-star hotel in Angers, after free time for dinner.

Day 3 – Langeais- Chenonceau – Chambord

Angers

Depart Angers after breakfast and head into France’s château country.

Chateau d’Angers

Admire the imposing Château d’Angers in the Loire Valley en route and capture its beauty on camera before continuing onward.

Eglise Notre-Dame de Cunault

On the road to the Château de Langeais, you’ll pass through the historic towns of Cunault and Saumur. It is a historic castle located in the Indre-et-Loire region of France as you make your approach to Château de Langeais. King Louis XI had Château de Langeais reconstructed in the 15th century after it was devastated during the Hundred Years’ War. Late-medieval architecture in France has never been better represented than in this building. Take a guided tour of the castle to learn about its long history and rich legacy.

Chateau de Chenonceau

Continue on to the town of Chenonceau on the banks of the Loire River for lunch (own expense) and a little free time to explore independently.

Chateau de Chenonceau

After lunch, take a guided tour of the Château de Chenonceau considered as one of the remarkable châteaux in the region.

Chateau de Chambord

Last but not least! Enjoy a guided tour of one of the most iconic castles of the Loire Region: Chambord! You will have some free time to explore the grandiose castle of King François 1st with its famous double helix staircase.

Paris

Return back to Paris in the evening.

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