'Le Weekend' in Normandy
Our hotel is found near Lisieux, a great central location from which to explore. This area is famous not only for its cider and calvados but also for its beautiful landscape and vibrant history. Tour highlights can include Honfleur, the D-Day Beaches, Rouen, Caen and Monet's Garden at Giverny. We include a Calvados distillery visit and tasting plus a cheese dairy visit and tasting.
Rouen • Honfleur and the Flower Coast • Livarot
Day 1 Channel crossing to Calais and then south to Normandy for a 3 night stay. If time allows make a stop in Le Touquet en-route.
Day 2 A day in Rouen, taking time to explore the cobbled streets in the old town and the market place where Joan of Arc met her fate.
Day 3 Start the morning with a visit to the great cheese producing town of Livarot for an included visit to Graindorge Cheese for a dairy visit and tasting. In the afternoon continue to Normandy's flower coast and spend time in Honfleur. Round off the day with an included Calvados Distillery visit and tasting.
Day 4 Return to the UK. Possible stops en-route include Abbeville or Boulogne sur Mer.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Hotel Mercure, Lisieux
A 3 star superior hotel located in a pleasant semi-rural location a few minutes drive from the centre of Lisieux. The bedrooms are comfortable and pleasantly furnished. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool and a terrace.
• 3 star superior • 69 bedrooms
• Outdoor swimming pool and terrace
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 3 nights half board in Lisieux with:
Hot buffet breakfast
After dinner tea or coffee
• Cheese dairy visit and tasting
• Calvados distillery visit and tasting
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