Painterly landscapes, birthplace of Impressionism

              5 days/4 nights from $2299*

Travel deep into the bucolic countryside of Normandy to experience the region which gave birth to Impressionism…follow the Seine River out of Paris and discover the verdant landscapes, charming villages, and friendly residents of Normany so rich in traditions, history, and culture…begin your discovery with a stay at the Moulin de Connelles, an elegant 19th-century manor house built in the half-timbered style typical of Norman architecture …spend a day with your private guide on the Norman “alabaster” coast to see the stunning cliffs at Etretat and the impressive collection at the Malraux Museum in Le Havre…journey with your guide along the Seine River and see the wonderfully preserved thatched-roof houses on your way to the picturesque fishing port of Honfleur, birthplace of Impressionism…your guide will take you on a walking tour with time to wander in the many boutiques and art galleries…you might even stop for a tasting of Calvados, the region’s famous apple liqueur…enjoy a guided visit of Monet’s house and captivating gardens at Giverny with a specialist in Impressionist art...just steps away, learn more about this important artistic movement at the Museum of Impressionism… see the Gothic cathedral in Rouen which Monet painted over thirty times…revel in the beauty and bounty of Normandy’s gorgeous and inspirational landscape.

Package Price Includes:

  • 4 nights junior-suite accommodation at the 4-star Moulin de Connelles near Rouen
  • Daily breakfast & two gourment dinners (beverages not included)
  • Guided tour of Monet’s house and gardens in Giverny
  • Private full-day guided tour of the Normandy coastline, including Etretat, Le Havre and the Malraux Museum
  • Private full-day guided tour along the scenic “Route of the Thatched Houses”, to the picturesque fishing port of Honfleur, the Boudin Museum, & Deauville
  • 5-day midsize rental car, manual, AC, insurance
  • Service charges and VAT

* Price is per person, double occupancy and subject to change due to holiday periods, & currency exchange. Entrance fees and gratuity not included. Local road tax and extra driver fee not included.




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