A Complete UNESCO Journey combining Mont Saint-Michel & Paris for a special X'mas 2016!
Along the journey to visit Mont Saint-Michel, we will also visit other significant World Heritage Sites in Paris such as Eiffel Tower, Château de Versailles and Arc de Triomphe.
Mont Saint-Michel, is a UNESCO World Heritage site located on an island just off the coast of the region of Lower Normandy in northern France. The island is best known as the site of the spectacular and well-preserved Norman Benedictine Abbey of St Michel at the peak of the rocky island, surrounded by the winding streets and convoluted architecture of the medieval town.
Mont Saint Michel was officially inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1979.
**This tailor-made itinerary, as always, is based on expertise of Cherry Travel & Tours, and rules & regulations given by bus company, it is a complete and enjoyable journey which is not offered by any other travelling agency with the same itinerary.**
DAY 1 (25 Dec Sunday)
Amsterdam ---> Lille (288 KM 3.5 hrs) --> Hotel near Amiens, France (144 KM 2 hrs)
Depart from Amsterdam at 09:30, extra pick up point is subject to participants. We will be heading directly to France, first stop at Lille, a boutique city, picturesque scenery, dazzles, charming and romantic atmosphere, a variety of tiny specialty shops which make this area with many architectural treasures simply marvelous to explore! After a nice day out, back to hotel around 21:30 in Amiens.
DAY 2 (26 Dec Monday)
Amiens ---> Mont Saint-Michel (375 KM 4hrs) ---> Hotel near Mont Saint-Michel
After breakfast at hotel, we depart at 09:30 to Mont Saint-Michiel. which is one of Europe’s most unforgettable sights. Set in the mesmerising bay where Normandy and Brittany merge, the island draws the eye from great distances. The bay around Mont Saint Michel is famous for its extreme tides. Depending on the season and the gravitational pull of the moon, the difference between low and high tides can reach 15 m. Regardless of the time of year, the waters sweep in at an astonishing rate; at low tide the Mont can be surrounded by bare sand for miles around, but at high tide, barely six hours later, the whole bay is often entirely submerged by the sea.
DAY 3 (27 Dec Tuesday)
Mont Saint-Michel ---> Paris (365 KM 4 hrs) Hotel in Paris
After breakfast at hotel, we are heading to one of the most visited and most romantic cities in in the world Paris! Around 13:30, we arrive in Paris city centre Champs Elysees, instantly you will experience the glamour of Paris. We will visit Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower (optional to enter, at own cost). To explore the night life, Moulin Rouge is highly recommended entertainment (at own cost). 21:30 Back to hotel near Paris.
DAY 4 (28 Dec Wednesday)
Château de Versailles ---> Schiphol (523 KM 5.5 hrs)
(Along the way stopover for a break near Antwerp/Gent)
After breakfast at hotel, we will visit Château de Versailles, which has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for more than 30 years, is one of the most beautiful achievement of 18th-century French art. The site began as Louis XIII’s hunting lodge before his son Louis XIV transformed and expanded it. Moving the court and government of France to Versailles in 1682. Each of the three French kings who lived there until the French revolution added improvements to make it more beautiful. After visiting Versailles, we will be heading back to Netherlands ending an unforgettable UNESCO journey!
Price: €385 per person
Price including 3 nights hotel (2-persons shared room) with breakfast, luxury tour coach + driver, & Cherry as your Personal Tourleader and lots of FUN with our group!
Optional: Single Supplement €40 p.n.p.p.
Price excluding: Sightseeing entrance fee, meals, tips/gratuities for driver €10 p.p. for 4 days, Travelling Insurance and personal expenses.
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Look forward to a once-in-a-lifetime UNESCO journey on X'mas Holiday 2016 with you and the group!