Group, Alumni & Family Tours of France
for 14 to 50 adults in private single or double occupancy rooms. Tours for
groups smaller than 14 persons require additional fees. 2017 is open for
two more group tours in April, May, September and October.
Share the treasures of France with your
group, family or classmates. Let us make the
arrangements and show how you may have
a memorable tour for a forgettable price!
Here is a recent schedule and budget: (all land travel is by TGV, private bus or minibus)
Day 1 we transport you from CDG airport to Château RiveSarthe 7:00PM dinner at RiveSarthe (RS)
Day 2 9:30AM tour of Faiencerie (fine pottery) producer www.faiencerie-malicorne.com
11:00AM leave for La Fleche and Market Day, lunch at Le Moulin des Quatre Seasons on the Loir River
3:30PM arrive back at RiveSarthe, dinner at RS
Day 3 visit to the Loire Valley chateaus of Azay le Rideau and Villandry; wine tasting; dinner at RS
Day 4 8:00AM leave for Giverny and Monet's studio and gardens www.fondation-monet.fr
visit Pegasus Bridge; dinner and stay at charming Normandy inn: La Rançonniere
Day 5 Guided tour of the D-Day landing beaches of Normandy www.6juin1944.com
visit the U.S. cemetery at Colleville-sur-mer www.fleursdelamemoire.free.fr
visit the U. S. airborne museum at St. Mere Eglise click on Colleville-sur-Mer
Day 6 9:00AM visit to the Tapistries of Bayeux Museum; 10:00AM leave for Le Mont St Michel, lunch
there, dinner at a farm; evening at RiveSarthe
Day 7 free day optional trip by TGV to Paris for €180: Le Louvre, Le Musee d'Orsay, etc
dinner for all at RiveSarthe
Day 8 8:00AM leave for Chartres Cathedral www.chathedraldechartres.fr 10:30AM tour of the
cathedral with guide Malcolm Miller lunch in Chartres stop at a memorial to American pilots
dinner at RiveSarthe with Mr. Auduc sharing his memoirs, the youngest Resistance fighter to be
presented the Legion of Honor by General Charles de Gaulle and the Medal of Freedom by General
Dwight D. Eisenhower. Mr. Auduc is 84 and if unavailable, a film of his presentation will be shown.
Day 9 lunch outdoors at La Port au Roche on the banks of the Loir River; tour of the 15th century half
beamed houses of Le Mans; cheese and wine tasting dinner at RiveSarthe
Day 10 8:00AM leave for the Loire Valley visit to Chateau Chenonceau and lunch there
tour of Chateau Amboise Vouvray wine tasting at a local winery snack at RiveSarthe
Day 11 free day (Optional French cooking class €35, minimum 3) walk to lunch at La Petit Auberge;
dinner at RiveSarthe
Day 12 transport to CDG airport, arriving before noon
Our all inclusive cost per person, except for air transportation and beverages, is 3,100 U. S.
Chartres Cathedral with France's
most beautiful stained glass windows.
The 11th century Benedictine abbey of Le Mont St. Michel
straddles the boundary between Normandy and Brittany.
Stroll across the Japanese
bridge in Monet's garden
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