b'NEWFOR 2023Day 1 - Paris Day 4Mont St Michel & Saint-Malo continues to Chteau du Petit Thouars, where Unmatched romance and ambiance greet youBegin your day on the road with a deluxewe take a tour of the propertys wine cellars as you arrive in the City of Love. Transfer tomotorcoach transfer toward the coast. Weand enjoy a guided tasting of flavorful varietals. your centrally located hotel on your own, andapproach Mont Saint-Michel and are shuttledOur adventure caps off with a picnic in the meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelersto the island, where idyllic views abound.estates garden. We return to Tours with the after check-in. A guided tour of Paris andSpend time strolling through the islandsremainder of the day at leisure. Overnight its major attractions highlights the day. Seemedieval village and old fortifications andTours. (B, L)popular sites including the Champs Elysees,gazing at its Benediction Abbey before headingDay 7 - Paris TouringNotre Dame, the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower.back to the mainland. Our excursion proceedsDepart Tours this morning by train and settle Return to your hotel with the evening atalong the Emerald Coast to Saint-Malo.in for a journey back to Paris. On arrival, the leisure. Overnight Paris. Crystalline blue waters and age-old rampartscity blooms before you as we set out on a Day 2 - Paris to Rouen By Train are the first things you see as we approachguided tour of the atmospheric Montmartre this destination in Brittany. Your time here is Make your way to the Paris-Saint-Lazare trainat leisure to explore the history and culture.neighborhood. This evening, gain a fresh station this morning to board your direct trainEnjoy dinner with the group at your hotel thisperspective on this idyllic city from the Seine as to Rouen, the capital of Normandy. On arrival,evening. Overnight Saint-Malo. (B, D) you cruise the river aboard a Bateaux Mouche. a guided walking tour unveils all this city hasWatch as the sun dips below the horizon and to offer. Later this afternoon, we explore theDay 5 - Le Mans & Tours Sightseeing the city glitters with lights during your dinner beauty that surrounds Normandy. First, weTodays journey takes us by train to Tours bycruise. Overnight Paris. (B, D)venture to Honfleur, a charming fishing village,way of Le Mans, where we enjoy a 90-minuteDay 8 - Tour Conclusionand then we continue to Deauville, a premierwalking tour that showcases the world-famousYour memorable journey through Normandy, beach town. Our outing concludes with a visitrace circuit. From Le Mans, the journey pressesBrittany, and the Loire Valley concludes this to a local Calvados or cider producer for aforth toward Tours in the Loire Valley. Thismorning after breakfast. (B)tasting. Overnight Rouen. (B) UNESCO World Heritage Site is chock-full of Day 3 - Bayeux & D-Day Beaches culture and immense beauty. Half-timbered houses sit aside the River Loire, while the Today is steeped in WWII history as weCathdrale Saint-Gatien de Tours towers above continue our explorations of Normandy. A trainthe city as its crowning jewel. Overnight Tours.Interested in Traveling trip takes us from Rouen to Bayeux, where(B, D) Independently?we meet our guide and begin our excursionDont miss brand-new itineraries at the Bayeux Museum, home to the BayeuxDay 6 - Chteaux of the Loire Valley featuring Paris & the D-Day Tapestry. We also visit the medieval townThe magnificence of the Loire Valley is yoursBeaches as well the cuisine and center in Bayeux before moving onto Omahato discover today as we set out to a selectionculture of Paris, Champagne, and Beach, the Les Braves Sculpture, and the U.S.of the most impressive chteaux, particularlyBordeaux. Visit vacationsbyrail.com St. Laurent Cemetery. Our final stops take us toChteau Villandry and Chteau Chenonceau.for itineraries and details.Utah Beach and Saint Mere Eglise commune.Marvel at the intricate architecture of each, and This evening we enjoy dinner at the hotel.meander through the impeccably maintained Overnight Rouen. (B, D) gardens as we explore. The excursion For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 97'