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Best of France Overview
From Paris to Normandy and the Loire Valley to Marseille, this tour of France covers the highlights of this grand dame of Europe.
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Discover the history and charm of France on this all-compassing tour
This tour of France is perfectly honed for lovers of all things French, who have dreamed of discovering the romance, history and culture of this intoxicating country. Travel from Paris to Normandy and the Loire Valley to Marseille, mingling with locals and sampling some of the best produce Europe has to offer. Take in ancient sights, cycle through lavender fields and, ultimately, fall completely in love with France.
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Rich in museums, art galleries, monuments, fashion and fabulous food, Paris offers a wealth of major sights and hidden treasures to discover.
Oozing with French charm and historical significance, Bayeux is a beautifully preserved medieval town, located on the banks of the Aure River.
With a stunning abbey and significant role in history, Mont Saint-Michel is a tidal island rising out of the English Channel, only 1km from France's Normandy coast.
La Rochelle is known as the white city and has a superb Old Harbour lined with great restaurants and a beautiful Old Town showcasing a rich seafaring past.
Aptly named 'Le Jardin de la France', Tours boasts verdant parks, peaceful river settings and a famed Old City with wonderfully preserved half-timbered buildings and picturesque open-air cafes.
As a World Heritage site, Lyon has a wealth of beautiful architecture, Roman ruins, delicious local food and fascinating passageways that run under the city.
An elegant, walled city in Provence's most picturesque valley, Avignon is home to an impressive collection of art, a grand papal palace and the Pont St-Benezet.
Still one of Europe's most important ports, Marseille is a cultural melting pot rich in history, arts, museums, galleries and great food.
Best of France Reviews
Our Best of France trips score an average of 5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews in the last year.
Best of France, May 2014
Well organised and a great group of people to travel with.
Review submitted 25 Jun 2014
Best of France, May 2014
Had a great trip overall, and felt I got to see cities that I would not normally have chosen to visit myself. Our group was great and the leaders were fantastic and helped with anything we needed guidance for.
Review submitted 04 Jun 2014
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