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Paris & Normandy

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5 days      Guided tour

Designed as a well-balanced mix between culture and history for food lovers, this package will bring you from the Arc de Triomphe to the Mont Saint-Michel, via D-Day beaches in Normandy…

Price upon request.

Program details

DAY 1 : PARIS

  • Welcome by your Cuisine Tours private guide for hotel check-in assistance.
  • Traditional gastro dinner 
  • Overnight in central Paris (boutique hotel).

 

DAY 2 : PARIS

  • Breakfast.
  • Cooking class in the heart of Paris (all skill levels are welcome!). A professional Chef will give you all the guidelines and advice to prepare a tasty meal (ingredients and utensils provided).
  • After the class, enjoy the meal you have prepared with your classmates (2hrs class, 1hr tasting).
  • In the afternoon, visit of a Parisian micro-brewery (tastings included). 
  • Late afternoon, macarons tasting (Pastry chef « Meilleur Ouvrier de France » house).
  • Dinner on your own (restaurant recommendations provided by your private Cuisine Tours guide, upon request).
  • Overnight in central Paris (boutique hotel).

 

DAY 3 : PARIS / CAEN

  • Breakfast.
  • Morning on your own to stroll around Paris (Montmartre, Notre-Dame, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Champs-Elysées…).
  • At noon, departure (near the Arc de Triomphe) for a gastro lunch on a luxury and fully-equipped 360° vision double-decker bus ! You will get to discover numerous places while enjoying stunning views of PARIS through the glass top ! (2hrs15 visit).
  • Departure to Caen, Normandy in a luxury minivan (approx. 3 hrs drive).
  • Dinner in the lovely Vaugueux area.
  • Overnight in central Caen (3*** hotel).

 

DAY 4 : CAEN / D-DAY BEACHES / COTENTIN

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit of the Memorial de Caen museum.
  • Meet with a cheesemonger in Central Caen, for local cheeses tastings paired with wine or cider.
  • Lunch on your own (restaurant recommendations provided by your private Cuisine Tours guide, upon request).
  • Departure to the D-DAY beaches with a stop at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.
  • Cider and calvados (apple brandy) tasting on a local farm.
  • Continue to Marais du Cotentin Regional Park (approx. 1 hr. drive).
  • Dinner and overnight in a 3*** traditional cottage.

 

DAY 5 : COTENTIN / MONT-SAINT-MICHEL / PARIS

  • Breakfast.
  • Cooking class at the cottage (all skill levels are welcome!). A professional Chef will give you all the guidelines and advice to prepare a tasty meal (ingredients and utensils provided).
  • After the class, enjoy the meal you have prepared in the cottage’s restaurant. 
  • Departure to Mont Saint-Michel, one of France’s most recognizable landmarks. This island village has held strategic fortifications since ancient times and since the 8th century AD has been the seat of the monastery from which it draws its name.
  • Continue to Rennes.
  • Transfer to Rennes train station and departure to Paris by TGV (approx. 2hrs20, first-class seats).

 

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Price and options


Price upon request, depending on your departure date.
The price will include: All the activities and visits mentioned in the program. Accommodation. Services of an English speaking Cuisine Tours private guide (at your arrival and during daytime activities). Unlimited Paris public transport passes. Transfers to Normandy in a luxury minivan. Transfer back to Paris by TGV (1st class seats).
The price will not include: Drinks (unless during specified tastings). Personal expenses.
Bookings are open all year round for this package. Thanks for sending us your arrival date in the request form. (2 people minimum). Your booking will be confirmed once you have proceeded with the payment. Then you will receive an e-mail with all the details and meeting point with your private Cuisine Tours guide. 

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