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Monet's Garden & Chateaux Of The Loire By Rail

Europe
  • Duration: 7 days
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  • Tour Ref: D2TTRAPEFLM

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Rail
  • Excursions: 5

​Discover beautiful Giverny, Monet's inspiration, and explore wonderful Chateaux on this French adventure.

​Discover beautiful Giverny, Monet's inspiration, and explore wonderful Chateaux on this French adventure.

PRICE FROM ? £839 per person
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What's Included

  • Standard-class return rail travel by Eurostar from St Pancras International or Ebbsfleet International
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • 6 nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • 6 breakfasts
  • All excursions included
  • The services of a Travelsphere Tour Manager
  • Hotel porterage
  • Audio guide
  • View the famous gardens at Versailles
  • Monet's house and gardens in Giverny
  • The Chateau du Chambord
  • Chateau of Villandry and medieval Chinon
  • Discover Chateau Chenonceau and visit Amboise

Not Included

Itinerary

  • Day 1 UK/Paris/Meudon
  • Your journey to Paris couldn't be easier as you step aboard the Eurostar in London St Pancras International or Ebbsfleet, arriving in little more than two hours.Tranfer to your hotel in Meudon.
  • Day 2 Versailles
  • Your sightseeing begins as you join your Tour Manager for an included excursion to the magnificent formal gardens of Versailles. Covering some 800 hectares, it's impossible to see it all today but you've plenty of time to soak up the beauty of the world's most famous gardens.​
  • Day 3 Giverny
  • You're going to spend a full day in Giverny, where the artist Claude Monet lived from 1883 until his death in 1926. That gives you plenty of time to explore his house and, one of the highlights of your tour,his beautiful gardens. Take in sights he captured on canvas so many times, including the Japanese-style water garden, and take a walk over the pretty green footbridge. As you admire the water lilies floating below you, Monet's most famous paintings will be brought to life.​​
  • Day 4 Chambord & Blois
  • Today we journey southwards through the French countryside to Blois, in the very heart of the Loire Valley. On the way we call at the magnificent Chateau du Chambord.
  • Day 5 Chateau of Villandry
  • ​We're going to head through the stunning Loire Valley on today's excursion, which takes us to the Chateau of Villandry. You'll find a surprise around every corner as you explore the manicured ornamental gardens, which have been restored to their original Renaissance splendour. On our return journey we'll stop for a strollaround medieval Chinon, where winding streets and half-timbered houses sit in the shadow of a sprawling castle.
  • Day 6 Chateau Chenonceau
  • Chateau Chenonceau, which occupies a unique setting spanning the River Cher, is famed as one of the Loire Valley's most impressive chateaux. See if you agree during your visit today. As you explore its formal gardens, which sit at an elevated position, you'll be able to see the chateau in all its glory, plus the surrounding countryside. Your sightseeing continues in the charming town of Amboise, nestled on the banks of the Loire River and one-time home to Leonardo da Vinci. As you head off to explore, be sure to find his house, it's a must-see.​
  • Day 7 Blois/UK
  • Today you'll head to Paris by coach, then take the Eurostar back to London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet​​
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Accommodation

    • Best Western Plus Paris Meudon Ermitage
    • You will stay at the 4-star Novotel Chateau de Maffliers, located in a beautiful rural setting just 15 miles north of Paris. Hotel facilities include restaurant, bar, sun terrace, indoor swimming pool and lift. Bedrooms have private facilities, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
    • Hotel Mercure de Blois Centre
    • You will stay at the 4-star Mercure Blois Centre, located just a short walk from the old town. The hotel has a bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sauna and steam room. Guest rooms are comfortable furnished and have en suite facilities, flat screen TV plus tea and coffee making facilities.
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Optional Excursions

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Further Information

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