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Versailles, Candelit Chateaux & Monet's Garden

A wonderful snapshot of the Chateau de Versailles.

Thu 16 - Mon 20 July 2020: A 4 Night Coach holiday to France with Johnsons Coaches. Staying at the Novotel Saclay.

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Thursday 16th July - Monday 20th July 2020

 

Versailles Candlelit Chateau & Monet’s Garden

 

Think of France and you think of Paris but venture a little bit further afield and you will find a host of fantastic experiences and sumptuous Chateaux just waiting to be discovered. This tour allows a visit to two of the most stunning Chateaux in France; the world-famous Chateau de Versailles and the impressive Chateau de Vaux-le- Vicomte which provided a credible double as the film set for the BBC’s headline drama series, “Versailles”.

 

Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • Welcome Drink upon arrival

  • 4 nights half board (Set meal on first night then three nights with buffet menu choice – Note: lunch replaces dinner on Day 3)

  • Return Eurotunnel Crossings

  • Outlined excursions

  • Guided tour of Versailles

  • Candlelit visit to Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

  • Entrance to Monet’s Gardens, Giverny

 

Not Included:

4 lunches & 1 evening meal

 

Check out this video of Monet's Garden

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

To Folkestone for our Eurotunnel crossing to France. We continue to Paris and our 4-night stay at the Novotel Saclay.

Friday

Today we visit the Chateau and gardens of Versailles which are among the most illustrious of World Heritage Sites. Built by the "Sun King", Louis XIV, the Chateau contains a magnificent collection of fine furniture and artworks. We include a guided tour of the interior where you'll witness the awe-inspiring Hall of Mirrors. Stroll at leisure through the stunning formal gardens. During the summer months, visitors can also witness the magical Musical Fountains Show and explore the fountains and groves with their water features spouting to the rhythm of the music.

Saturday

A morning at leisure where we enjoy lunch at our hotel before boarding our coach to visit another beautiful chateau. Chateau de Vaux-le- Vicomte is a 17th century, privately owned masterpiece that has been restored to its former glory with richly furnished and decorated rooms and wonderful formal grounds. To add a touch of 'romance', this evenings visit, will be via candlelight, where the breathtaking gardens and Chateau will be illuminated by over 2000 candles creating a unique and memorable experience.

Sunday

?A lunchtime entrance to the lovingly restored Monet's Garden at Giverny - It is a source of as much pleasure today as it was to its creator. Here, where the painter lived until his death in 1929, the perspectives, symmetries and colours of the flower garden and water garden were the inspiration for some of his most famous works.

Monday

We return to Calais for the Eurotunnel crossing to Folkestone, returning home during the evening.

Your Hotel

 

4* Novotel Saclay, Saclay, South West Paris

 

This modern hotel has been built around a renovated farmhouse and courtyard and is located in the countryside south of Paris. 139 bedrooms, restaurant, lounge/bar. Outdoor pool & large terrace area.

Mobility Grade: 4 – Stepped entrance with ramp access. Good access through. Ground floor rooms available. Lift available.

 

Facilities

  • En Suite

  • Television

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Hairdryer

  • Lift

  • Swimming Pool

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

4 Night Escorted Tour

Thu 16 - Mon 20 July 2020

£699

 

Departs 5.30am > Returns 9.00pm

 

Supplements

Single Room: £134 | Holiday Insurance: £46

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

Passports are required for this tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

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