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  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Aug 17, 2014
  • From $3,298 / person
  • ($580 single supplement)

A two-wheeled journey from the beaches of Contentin to the battlefields of Normandy.

  • Biking
  • Cultural
  • Wine / Gourmet

Activity Level: Moderately Easy

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Follow a spectacular shoreline from Barfleur to Bayeux, snaking through fishing harbors, along windswept seaside plateaus, past historic WWII sites, and into a rolling green countryside peppered with sheep, cattle, and ancient stone farmhouses.

  • Pedal to the backdrop of jagged promontories and sandy beaches, enveloped in the smell of the sea
  • Snack on a plate of sweet oysters farmed off the shores of Cancale
  • Climb to the top of one of France's tallest lighthouses in the fishing port of Barfleur
  • Learn about a momentous chapter in American history on a visit to the cemetery above Omaha Beach
  • Retrace William the Conqueror’s conquest of England as you walk along the colorful 230-foot Bayeux Tapestry
  • Feast on fresh seafood, savory crêpesCamembert cheese and Calvadosapple brandy before unwinding in the comfort of the majestic 16thcentury Château de Sully
WWII tank in Arromanches France
Photo: WWII tank in Arromanches France

Every year we say the same thing: 'Best Vacation EVER!' Ron and Luek were amazing as always. They really went above and beyond.

John & Holly Schenck Providence, RI

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6 days/5 nights

Paris, France (CDG or ORY)

Day 1: St-Vaast
Day 2: St-Vaast
Day 3: Bayeux
Day 4: Bayeux
Day 5: Bayeux
Day 6: Caen

Nights 1 & 2: Hotel la Granitière

Located in the center of a small fishing port, Hotel La Granitière is a delightful hotel surrounded by the lush Normandy countryside. The local oysters are reputed to be some of the finest in France, and the sheltered location encourages almost tropical vegetation, including mimosa and palm trees.

Nights 3 to 5: Château de Sully

Between sea and countryside... a subtle scent of aristocracy. Step into the atmosphere of a beautiful home brimming with French-style tradition. Discover its distinctive rooms shared between the chateau and the manor.

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  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Aug 17, 2014
  • From $3,298 / person
  • ($580 single supplement)

Departure Dates

  • Aug 17 2014

A few more reasons why you've gotta go…

  • 1. The scenery: Normandy has beautiful beaches, incredible cliffs, and pastoral farm land..
  • 2. The seafood: With its vast coastline, Normandy offers superb seafood.
  • 3. The battlefields: You'll see the D-Day landing beaches, the inland battlefields, some of the cemeteries of the principal armies, and plenty of museums.
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