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Suggested Self-Drive – Normandy, Brittany & Loire Valley

6 day care hire from $345 per vehicle*
Flights & accommodation are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19

 

6 day care hire from
$345
per vehicle*Flights & accommodation are additional

Normandy, Brittany & Loire Valley

Echoes of historic struggles can be experienced right across Normandy – from the Norman conquest woven into the tapestry at Bayeux, to the dramatic D-Day landings of 1944. Travel onto Brittany with its ancient walled cities and rugged geography and then to the Loire, made so famous as the playground of royalty.


Choosing your Rental Car
Take into consideration the size of the vehicle you require. We strongly recommend a compact size car for two adults. If the vehicle is to be used for day touring from a central base and not for transporting your luggage, a smaller vehicle may be adequate. We suggest you book your car before leaving home as this will save money and ensure you get the car of your choice.


6 day car hire
From $345 per vehicle*
Travel 01 Apr-28 Jun, 20 Aug-20 Dec 18 & 07 Jan-31 Mar 19
From $545 per vehicle*
Travel 29 Jun-19 Aug, 21 Dec 18-06 Jan 19
*Based on Hertz Group B car hire
Flights are additional


Itinerary
Day 1: Paris – Giverny – Rouen – Bayeux (263km)
Journey north to the pretty village of Giverny to visit Monet’s home and gardens that inspired the artist. Wander through Rouen’s historic quarters packed with half-timbered houses and tempting shops and restaurants. Day 2: Bayeux – Honfleur – Bayeux (142km)
Enjoy a relaxing day in the well preserved and very picturesque town of Honfleur. A stop in Caen in one direction is a must.
Day 3: Bayeux – Landing Beaches – Bayeux (34km)
Discover the beaches of Normandy and conjure up the scenario that began here on D-Day, 6 June, 1944. The placid beaches are still best known by their wartime code names, such as Omaha, Utah and Juno. Monuments are placed along the 60 mile stretch of sand, and there are many war museums.
Day 4: Bayeux – St Malo (160km)
Stroll along St Malo’s ramparts and see the stunning cathedral. Visit the picturesque monastic island of Mont Saint-Michel, take a tour of the famous Abbey and then walk around the narrow streets on the base of the rock, with its jumble of medieval houses.
Day 5: St Malo – Angers – Tours (328km)
Wander through the lively university town of Angers. It’s the gateway to the Loire Valley and is easy to get around with a pedestrianised old town with several great places to eat.
Day 6: Loire Valley
Discover the charm and beauty of the Château region. Chenonceau spans the water’s flow, while Azay-le-Rideau sits like a tiny jewel in the centre of its own moat.

Head back to Paris or continue over to Alsace or down to Burgundy

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales until 31 Mar 19 or sold out whatever comes first • Prices are land only per person share twin, in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Advertised prices are correct as at 17 Apr 18 but may vary due to exchange rates and include VAT. All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation. Specific booking conditions apply to each of the services offered • Price is based on the 6-13 day rate. For full details please contact House of Travel. • Surcharges may apply over trade show and special event periods. • Closeouts and Seasonal & Week/Weekend surcharges may also apply. All deals shown exclude airfares which are at an additional cost. • We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking, amendment & cancellation fees may apply • Min/Max stays apply − please ask your House of Travel consultant
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Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19

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