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Normandy, Loire & Paris: European Student Tour

A view of a Château de Chambord overlooking the water in Loire Valley France

Normandy, Loire & Paris: European Student Tour


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Day 1: Board your overnight flight to Paris    

Day 2: Étretat – Deauville - Trouville – Caen

Meet your Tour Leader at the airport

Travel towards Normandy

Hike the cliffs of Étretat to the gate of Aval

Continue on to Deauville - Trouville

Finish the day in Caen

Day 3: Juno Beach – Beny-sur-Mer - Caen

Visit the Caen Memorial and Museum

Sightseeing tour of the Canadian sites of the landing beaches

Begin the tour with the Juno Beach Center, Beny-sur-Mer and Longues-sur-Mer

Return to Caen

Day 4: Mont Saint-Michel – Saint-Malo

Depart for Mont Saint-Michel

Wander the streets of the city with your Tour Leader

Visit the famous Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel

Travel to Saint-Malo

Discover Saint-Malo with your Tour Leader

Stroll along the ramparts during sunset with your Tour Leader

Day 5: Rochemenier - Tours

Depart towards the Loire Valley

Explore the troglodyte village of Rochemenier

Discover the Azay-le-Rideau castle

Continue towards Tours

Day 6: Chamboard - Paris

Start the day at the Chambord Castle

Travel towards Paris

Visit the Eiffel Tower

Day 7: Paris    

Take a 3-hour guided tour through the City of Lights

You will see:
•    Palais-Royal gardens
•    Louvre
•    Ile de la Cité

Explore the Latin Quarter

Visit Sainte-Chapelle

Wander through Montmartre

You will see:
•    Sacré Cœur Basilica
•    Wall of Love
•    The Moulin Rouge

Day 8: Paris

Visit the Musée du Louvre

Enjoy free time at the Carrousel du Louvre

Experience the Opéra Garnier on a guided tour

Wander down the Avenue des Champs Élysées

End the day with an evening cruise on the River Seine

Day 9: Paris

Depart for the airport home

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9-Day European Trip

Experience history, art and architecture on this 9-day student tour through Normandy, the Loire Valley and Paris. Begin your class trip learning about the Canadians who fought in WWII in Normandy, then travel to the Loire Valley to see palaces that will make your jaw drop and end the tour strolling through the unique neighbourhoods of Paris. This educational tour will explore the different regions of France and will leave your students awestruck.

Trip Highlights: Paris, Étretat, Deauville, Trouville, Caen, Juno Beach, Beny-sur-Mer, Mont Saint-Michel, Saint-Malo, Rochemenier, Tours, Chamboard

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