Provincial French Countryside

Aug. 28 – Sep. 11, 2020

Tour Details

Number of days: 
$5,997 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Level 2
Max Passengers: 
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
Final Brochure: French Countryside4.06 MB
Tour Description 

  • Discover medieval Carcassonne and the market town of Albi with its Toulouse-Lautrec Museum.
  • Soak up French life while staying in atmospheric rural inns and small country hotels.
  • Stay in charming Sarlat and explore the remote Dordogne, including a leisurely afternoon cruise on the Dordogne River.
  • Tour the International Center for Cave Art at Lascaux IV, showcasing reproductions of the original pre-historic cave paintings found nearby.
  • Visit the cliffside village of Rocamadour, a revered pilgrimage site.
  • Tour the Loire Valley’s impressive chateau at Chenonceau.
  • Visit the dramatic Gothic abbey of Mont St. Michel, dramatically sited atop a precipitous rock formation in the sea.
  • In medieval Bayeux tour the Tapestry Museum, home of the 1,000-year-old Bayeux Tapestry.
  • Tour Normandy’s famous D-Day landing beaches and sights, including the moving American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach. 
  • Walk amid artist Claude Monet’s gardens in Giverny, where he was inspired to create his Impressionist masterpieces.
  • Get acquainted with Paris on a city tour before bidding au revoir to France.