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The Extension in Normandy program is rich in emotion in between the magnificent sceneries of the Mont Saint Michel and the unforgettable memories of the Normandy Landing Beaches.

This package includes 3 nights in beautiful boutique hotels, a half day guided tour at the Mont Saint Michel, full day guided tour on the Normandy Landing Beaches, all transportation, entrance to beautiful museums, and a private English speaking driver guide throughout your stay.

Prices are in AED per passenger sharing double/ Twin room Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking and not applicable on peak seasons. Terms and conditions apply

 

Itinerary

Day 1

Beginning of the afternoon you will be transfered to the Mont Saint Michel. We will assist you with your check in at your hotel. You will then discover the magnificent bay of the Mont Saint Michel with a private historian guide. A great insight on this wonder, an approach to the history complemented with the tides explanation which makes the site so spectacular. The Wonder of the Western World forms a tower in the heart of an immense bay invaded by the highest tides in Europe.

At the entrance of this medieval town you will see the ancient Burgher's Guardroom now the Tourist Office. Fortified with its portcullis, you will find the "Grande Rue" or main street with its museums, shops, and houses dating from the 15th centuries. Finally you get to the "Grande Degre" of Grande Staircase whose majesty is a prelude to the "Marvel".

After admiring the Abbey church, you will enjoy the beautiful and matchless view over the bay when going down the ramparts path. Dinner will be served at the restaurant of the hotel.

Day 2

After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to discover the Mont Saint Michel masterpiece, accompanied by your tour leader. If tides permit it, you will go for a walk in the bay itself. You will then enjoy a typical Norman lunch before we head off to Bayeux, the Capital of the Norman Beaches.

In Bayeux, we will take a stroll around the beautiful area of the Cathedral, rich in old buildings with lots of charm and authenticity. You will surely enjoy the pedestrian streets with the little cafes, boutiques, and souvenir shops. The dinner will be served at you rboutique hotel in Bayeux. Night at the hotel in Bayeux.

Day 3

Today is a full discovery day of the Canadian and American Landing Beaches privately guided in English by a historian specialist. Just before 8 o'clock in the morning of June 6, 1944, 21,400 soldiers, of whom 14,000 were Canadian, under the command of General Keller, landed on Juno Beach. Re-live the pitiless battles fought by the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division in the different villages between the beaches of the town of Caen and visit those who remain here buried in the soil of France, in the military cemeteries.

The Omaha Beach sector will allow you to understand the difficulties facing the American troops who assaulted this part of the Normandy coast. As well as this, you will see the impressive long-range fortified heavy gun battery that was on the western side of the beach at Pointe du Hoc. You will also experience the American Cemetery where the young soldiers who died for their country and for the freedom of Western Europe. The tour will end with the visit of the Longues sur Mer gun batter where the 152mm artillery guns can still be seen. Dinner and night at the hotel in Bayeux.

Day 4

This morning, after hotel check out, your tour leader will take you to the Tapestries of Bayeux: Listed as a "Memory of the World" by UNESCO, the Bayeux Tapestry (Calvados) is an embroidery, 70 meters long, made in the 11th century, Celebrating the conquest of England by William, Duke of Normandy, this linen canvas was probably embroidered by monks in the south of England after the Battle of Hastings on October 14th, 1066. Lunch in Bayeux. Transfer back to Paris. End of Tour.

List of Suggested Hotels

City Days / Nights Tour Option Package rate
Normandy 4 days / 3 nights Fully Guided AED 21600/-
Normandy 4 days / 3 nights Self Guided AED 9300/-

 

Inclusions

  • 1 Night in a 3 Star Boutique hotel in Mont Saint Michel
  • 2 Nights in a 3 Star Boutique hotel in Bayeux
  • 3 Breakfasts
  • 3 Dinners and Lunches (with drinks)
  • A half day guided tour at the Mont Saint Michel with a private historian guide
  • A fully guided day on the Normandy Landing Beaches with an English speaking historian specialist
  • All the transportation as listed
    (including transfers from the Loire Valley or Paris to the Mont Saint Michel, and return)
    **Fully Guided tour option Only**
  • English speaking escort throughout your stay
    **Fully Guided tour option Only**
  • All the entrance fees of the museums listed
  • Fees and Taxes

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