Booking for : Best of Paris & France Regions – 7 Days (Small-Group)

Best of Paris & France Regions – 7 Days (Small-Group)

Experience a diverse range of French fancies, from picturesque Paris to the Chateaux of the Loire Valley, iconic Mont Saint-Michel to the cellars of Moet et Chandon and more.

Discover the best of Paris with River Cruise & Afternoon Louvre continue to Loire Valley, Musee d’Orsay, Versailles & Giverny, Reims & Champagne Region and more

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Day 1,Welcome to Paris

Welcome to French. Independent arrival to Paris. Free Day in Paris. Overnight in Paris.
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Day 2, The best of Paris / Louvre Museum / River Cruise / Notre Dame

This Paris walking tour allows you to spend an attraction-filled half day exploring the old heart of Paris under the guidance of a local expert. You'll meet your guide in front of the fountain at Place Saint-Michel. From there your guide will take you to the site of Notre Dame explaining its fascinating 850 years of history, secrets and mysteries. See how this historic structure still stands proud after the recent fire and discover what the future holds for this magnificent building. Your Paris walking tour continues in the picturesque lanes of the Île de la Cite and Latin Quarter, where you'll see iconic buildings, like the Conciergerie, and learn about some of the historic personalities that strolled these streets before you. Visit the impressive church of St. Germain l'Auxerrois built in the 13th century. At the end of the tour, you will board a Seine river cruise to enjoy a relaxing ride and enjoy the city from the water. You will have free time for lunch, before reaching the Louvre Museum and meeting your guide. You'll skip the entrance lines and head straight inside for an amazing Louvre tour with your expert guide, including all the highlights of the world-famous collection. In the end, return to your hotel on your own. Overnight in Paris.Overnight in Paris
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Day 3,Loire Valley / Majestic Chambord / Amboise / Chenonceau

With more than 100 chateaux, the Loire Valley is rich of Renaissance and Enlightenment Masterpieces. Today you will visit three of the most beautiful Castles of the region: the majestic Chambord, the elegant Chenonceau and the powerfully forged Amboise, that you will visit on your own. Chambord is the most majestic of the Châteaux you will see, boasting massive medieval towers perfectly blended with Renaissance elegance. Set in 13,000 acres of parkland this former royal residence represents the pinnacle of France’s 16th century architectural revolution. Amboise, with its spectacular view over the Loire, is famous for being the last resting place of one of history’s most famous men: Leonardo Da Vinci and with its massive gothic defensive features, it evokes that bygone era of knights on horseback. Chenonceau, above all, stands out as the most beautiful of the Châteaux of the Loire as it extends with infinite grace over the waters of the River Cher. With its ornately carved decoration and history of romance and rivalry, this Château lives up to its passionate reputation and has been seducing visitors for hundreds of years. Overnight in Paris.
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Day 4,Musee d’Orsay - old Orsay station

Inaugurated in 1986 and located on the left bank of the Seine, the Musée d'Orsay occupies the site of the old Orsay station, later transformed into a museum. It's known worldwide for hosting the most extensive collection of Impressionist art and all the artistic creation of the Western world from 1848 to 1914 under one roof. You will find several art forms, ranging from painting to sculpture, architecture, works of art, furniture, cinema, photography, music, exhibited on three floors in chronological order. You will meet your expert guide at the entrance and avoid long lines with your skip the-line ticket. Escorted by your guide, you will enjoy the works of Gustave Courbet, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Edouard Manet and Claude Monet and discover the dazzling colours of the most famous impressionist artists: Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Edouard Manet, Paul Cézanne and many others. You will understand more about their history, as well as the artistic revolution they started in Paris. This afternoon, you will have the possibility to join an optional visit to the magnificent Tour Eiffel,the symbol of the city (Extra Fee)
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Day 5,Discover the Beautiful landmarks: Versailles Palace & Garden & Giverny

Combine two beautiful landmarks at the door of Paris, Versailles and Giverny, so different and so beautiful. Meet your guide near the Eiffel Tower and move to Giverny, where you will arrive after a 1-hour journey. You will visit the idyllic home of Claude Monet on the edge of Normandy. The master of the Impressionist School lived here from 1883 to 1926. Monet' son left this impressive jewel to the Académie des Beaux-arts in 1966, which, after a large scale restoration work, became the Claude Monet Foundation, inaugurated in 1980. The gardens offer visitors the "painting from nature" that Claude Monet's contemporaries recognised as one of his masterpieces. The boxy Clos Normand, with passages of rising plants twisted around coloured bushes, displays Monet's palette of colours. After the visit, you will enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch at the "Moulin de Fourges" restaurant, a 200-year-old mill. It offers a unique ambience with its rural grounds and vast terrace on the River Epte. In the afternoon, you will visit the Palace of Versailles and its gardens, considered among the most prestigious monuments of the world's artistic heritage and are unquestionably the finest and most complete realisation of 17th-century French art. Former residence of the 'Sun King' Louis XIV, this sumptuous royal palace was home to three of France's most illustrious Kings for over 100 years. Return to Paris late afternoon.
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Day 6,Luxury Champagne house - Champagne in the Epernay region & Reims

This is an amazing full-day tour combining the art of producing Champagne in the Epernay region and the historical heritage of France in Reims. Leave Paris behind and head off with your expert guide to the prestigious Moet and Chandon Champagne house in Epernay, the Champagne Capital. Easily boasting the largest Champagne cellars in the world, this luxury Champagne house is home to some 17 miles (28 km) of underground tunnels where their world-famous sparkling wine matures. After lunch( not included), leave Epernay, for a ride around Reims Mountain Regional Nature Park, home to Grand Crus vineyards, before reaching Hautvillers. Known as ‘the birthplace of Champagne,’ this charming village is best-known for its most famous ex-resident, Dom Pérignon, the innovative Benedictine monk who dedicated most of his life to producing and perfecting Champagne. After enjoying the beauty of the vine, little villages and making a few stops en route, you will reach the last stop of your day will be dedicated to the visit of a family-run winery where you will have the opportunity to taste 4 different Champagnes before returning to Paris. Overnight in Paris.
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Day 7,Departure Day

Check out of the hotel following breakfast. Independent transfer to your airport or station. Option to book extra nights. Goodbye and we Hope to see you again on your next visit.

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Rates Include:

  • Accommodation

    6 overnights at a centrally located 4-star hotel.

    Hotels list or Similar:

    Trianon Rive Gauche, St Paul Rive Gauche

    The hotel may be substituted with similar category

    The order of the tours may be modified

  • Guide
    Professional tour guide. Expert Guide Included.
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
    In accordance with current legislation, which is constantly revised in accordance with the epidemiological situation, We have implemented thorough social distancing, hygiene, and sanitation procedures to ensure your comfort, health, and safety during the tour with us.
  • Meals
    Daily breakfast
  • Additional Services

    Small-Group Driver-guided Exploration of Paris by van

    Seine River Cruise

    Small-Group Guided Visit of Louvre Museum

    Skip the line access to Louvre

    Small-Group Visit of Giverny & Versailles

    Skip the line access to Versailles Palace & Garden

    Audioguide in Versailles

    Small-Group Guided Visit of Musee d’Orsay

    Skip the line access to Musee d’Orsay

    Small-group tour Visit of Loire Valley and its castles, Full day

    Small-group tour to Champagne Region with the wine tastings, Full day

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