Enjoy a glass of bubbly at the Mercier champagne house as you tour this picturesque region
When: 01 November to 31 March : Every Tuesday & Friday
01 April - 31 October: Daily
Length: 10.5 hours
Rising 80 metres out of the ocean, this abbey is famous for its architecture and dramatic setting
When: 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Oct 2014: Daily except Sunday
01 Apr 2015 - 31 Oct 2015: Daily 01 Nov 2015 - 31 Mar 2016: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Length: Approx. 14 hours
Travel to Normandy for a day and visit the sites connected with one of history’s most epic battles
When: 01 Apr - 31 Oct:Daily
01 Nov - 31 Mar: Wednesday & Sunday
Length: 14 hours
Holiday makers are forever flocking to all the extraordinary monuments that shape the French capital of Paris. But whilst they should be seen, day trips from Paris should also be participated in. There are extensive amounts of amazing things that will make your holiday that little bit more special and give you a real taste for the French culture.
Take a trip to the Loire Valley and discover how the French aristocracy lived. The Chambord, Cheverny and Chenonceau castles are each unique in their styles and furnishings. Explore their beautiful gardens and spend the day awestruck by these glamorous buildings. Or take a Paris day excursion in an air conditioned coach to Mont St Michel in Normandy. This fortress took centuries to construct and plan, and its dramatic location explains why. It certainly is impressive, and the qualified tour guide will explain in detail the rich history surrounding this beautiful abbey.
A day trip from Paris to the Champagne Region is a must for all fans of the tipple. See the beautiful villages and vineyards before entering two of the most famous champagne houses for a spot of tasting. This Paris day tour also includes a guided tour of Rheims, the capital of the Champagne Region, to see the cathedral where past monarchs were crowned. If you prefer wine over champagne, then a day in Burgundy is for you. Spend the day in this quaint little village wine tasting in the cellars of Chablis and taking a guided tour of the famous Basilica of Saint Mary Madeleine.
If you are wanting to experience some history, then take a day trip from Paris down to Normandy and visit the D-Day Landing Beaches from World War II. See the war memorials to pay your respects to those who lost their lives during this devastating war.
There is more than enough to discover on a day trip from Paris, and they should definitely be considered by all holiday makers to Paris. From cultural tours to wine tasting there is sure to be something for everyone.