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The Louvre Museum, the largest and greatest art museum in the world

Highlights of Paris and Beyond

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The Louvre Museum, the largest and greatest art museum in the world
Celebrate La Vie Parisienne to the fullest with this 8-day, ultimate escape in Paris and travel beyond its boundaries through the beautiful Champagne region and to the mystic island of Mont Saint-Michel.
Cultural
Packaged tour

Highlights

Discover  the  Louvre Museum,  the world's largest art museum housing the most impressive art collections in history

Visit the Eiffel Tower and enjoy priority access to the 1st and 2nd levels and the summit

See the City of Lights  in all its glory  with a tour around  illuminated monuments and squares

Admire  the gardens of Giverny and visit the stunning Versailles Palace

Travel to Reims to visit wine cellars and enjoy Champagne tastings

Explore Mont Saint-Michel,  a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Deepen your experience with a skip-the-line tour of Louvre Museum and priority access to the summit of Eiffel Tower. In the evening, enjoy a romantic Illumination Tour aboard a comfortable Mercedes car zipping around the iconic places such as Opéra Garnier, Place  Vendôme, and Champs-Elysées. Pay homage to the life and works of Claude Monet with an excursion to Giverny and wander around his house, studio and the famous gardens that became his inspiration. A tour of Giverny, including Claude Monet’s residence, and the magnificent Palace of Versailles is also in order. To top off this exciting holiday you’ll head towards Reims where you’ll indulge in delightful Champagne tastings and visit the iconic Mont Saint Michel in Normandy.

This tour is available daily.

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Included

7-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Meals as per itinerary
Private arrival transfer 
Skip-the-line guided tour of Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower summit ticket with priority access 
Illumination Tour: Discover the City of Lights Private Tour
Full-day small group tour to Giverny and Versailles
Reims Champagne region tour from Paris
Guided excursion to Mont Saint Michel from Paris

Itinerary

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Day 1
Paris

Take your private transfer from Charles De Gaulle Airport to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your own leisure.

Day 2
Paris

Breakfast at your hotel. Then, enjoy a guided tour of the Louvre Museum. This guided tour offers the perfect opportunity to learn about the museum's huge collection and its greatest works of art, such as the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, and the Coronation of Napoleon. Marvel at the Mona Lisa, painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1506, the Venus de Milo a celebrated Greek sculpture dating from 100 BC, or the giant 33-foot-long painting of the Coronation of Napoleon, painted in 1807 by Jacques-Louis David. After your guided tour, spend time exploring other parts of the museum at your own pace. Tonight, you will see why Paris is known worldwide as the City of Lights. You’ll discover the illuminated monuments, streets and squares of Paris as your chauffeur drives you around the city. During this incredible night-time tour, you can also opt to have some champagne while enjoying the dazzling lights of the city. 

Breakfast
Day 3
Paris - Giverny - Versailles - Paris

After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a full day excursion to Giverny and the Palace of Versailles. Giverny is a timelessly beautiful village and an iconic place that was home to Claude Monet, the Impressionist painter. Visit the famous gardens that inspired the artist, as well as his house and studio. You will then travel to the magnificent Palace of Versailles, the residence of Kings Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI of France and their courts from 1682 to the French Revolution in 1789. As you listen to your guide, admire the palace's architecture and its beautiful rooms, such as the famous Hall of Mirrors. Enjoy free time in its stunning French-style gardens. 

Breakfast
Day 4
Paris

Today will be at a slower pace with only a visit to the Eiffel tower scheduled. Enjoy a priority access to the 1st and 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower and reach the summit, to discover Paris at a height of 276 metres. The Arc de Triomphe, the Notre- Dame Cathedral de Paris, the Invalides, the Louvre Museum are all monuments that can be viewed. 

Breakfast
Day 5
Paris - Champagne Region - Paris

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before leaving on a journey to discover the Region of Reims and Champagne and its wine making secrets. Accompanied by an experienced chauffeur/ guide, you will visit the majestic Cathedral of Reims and enjoy a traditional lunch in Epernay. You will learn everything you need to know about Champagne. You will have a guided tour of the wine cellars of the famous Moët et Chandon and also have a tour of a local producer. This day will be accompanied by delicious Champagne tastings. 

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6
Paris

Following a relaxed breakfast at your hotel, you enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure.

Breakfast
Day 7
Paris - Mont-Saint-Michel - Paris

After an early breakfast at your hotel, you'll set off for a full day excursion to the island of Mont Saint Michel. Your guide will tell you everything you want to know about the medieval abbey perched on the top of the rocky island. After your tour, enjoy some free time to soak up the island's magic and beauty. You will arrive at Mont Saint Michel at around 12 noon. Lunch is included at a modern and sophisticated restaurant overlooking Mont Saint Michel with uninterrupted views of the bay. 

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8
Paris

Check out after breakfast, end of tour. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
7 nights
from AUD2,993
per person, twin share
Paris
1 January - 31 December 2020
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