Provincial French Countryside

Sep. 28-Oct. 12, 2018

Tour Details

Number of days: 
15
Cost: 
$6,196 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Moderate
Max Passengers: 
24
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
Tour Description 
  • Discover the quintessential medieval town of Carcassonne and the historic market town of Albi with its Toulouse-Lautrec Museum.
  • Soak up French life while staying in atmospheric rural inns and small country hotels.
  • Staying in charming Sarlat, explore the remote Dordogne, including a visit to the famous caves at Lascaux II and a leisurely afternoon cruise on the Dordogne River.
  • Tour the Loire Valley’s impressive Chateau de Chenonceau.
  • Visit the dramatic Gothic abbey of Mont-St-Michel, dramatically situated atop a precipitous rock formation at the edge of the sea.
  • See Normandy’s famous D-Day landing beaches and sights, including the moving American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach. 
  • Stay in the medieval town of Bayeux and tour the Tapestry Museum, home of the 1,000-year-old Bayeux Tapestry.
  • Walk amid Monet’s gardens in Giverny where he was inspired to create his Impressionist masterpieces.
  • Get acquainted with splendid Paris on a city tour that includes a visit to the renowned Louvre (or the Musée d’Orsay) before bidding au revoir to France.