PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Included in CostIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- return ferry crossing
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- visit to Calvados Distillery for tour and tasting
- visit to Camembert Creamery with tasting
ItineraryItineraryDay 1 Early morning departure for the journey to Portsmouth and the 08.15 hours sailing by Brittany Ferries to Ouistreham (ferry time subject to confirmation). On arrival you will travel to Caen for a stay of four nights.
Day 2 Travel via Falaise, birthplace of William the Conqueror, to the village of Camembert where you will visit a creamery and discover the secrets of the original way of making this cheese with a tasting. Then travel to Lisieux, France's second-ranking pilgrimage town after Lourdes. Dominated by the beautiful Basilica of Sainte-Thérèse, Lisieux has preserved a few fine xamples
of half-timbered buildings from its eventful past. Round off the day with a visit to a Calvados Distillery for a tour and a tasting of this apple/pear brandy.
Day 3 A visit to Cabourg, a beautiful seaside resort on the Cote Fleurie with waterfront Belle Epoque villages. Some free time before returning to Caen, William the Conquerors’ home town. Free time to obtain lunch and explore this amazing town full of history before returning to the hotel.
Day 4 Today visit Cabourg, a beautiful seaside resort on the Cote Fleurie with waterfront Belle Epoque villas. Then onto Honfleur for a lunchtime stop with its colourful halftimbered houses jostling for position on the quays, along with art galleries and restaurants. You will then visit the seaside town of Deauville before returning to the hotel.
Day 5 After breakfast depart the hotel for free time in Bayeux before we check in at 15.00 to catch the 16.30 sailing from Caen to Portsmouth arriving 21.30 and commence the homeward journey to your pick up point.
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Hotel Brit Hotel Caen Nord Memorial
Located only 800m from the Caen Memorial and a short distance from the centre of Caen.
All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, WiFi, free toiletries, hairdryer and air-con. Lift, restaurant and terrace.
Single room supplement £110
Holiday insurance £229.50 (70 years and over £53.00)