Toronto - Paris
Departure from Pearson International Airport
Air Transat TS488 22:15 11:40
Arrival in Paris. Passengers will meet the guide in the airport. Private transfer to the hotel. Then passengers will enjoy a city tour to see some of the most famous Parisian landmarks including the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe.
BParis - Palace of Versailles
Passengers will leave their Paris accommodation at 8am for a journey to Versailles; arrival scheduled for around 9 am. They will enjoy a tailor-made excursion with their guide. The guide will show the passengers the majestic Palace of Versailles, its Baroque architecture, sumptuous decoration, works of art, and furniture were all created by the greatest artisans of the age. The group will explore the gardens and their exceptionally beautiful grounds. They will return to Paris at approximately noon.
Important: Closing of the Queen’s State Apartment for renovation works. The itinerary and schedule may be modified depending on traffic or changes of opening hours at the sights. Flat shoes are highly recommended. Strollers are not allowed inside the palace. The skip-the-line access is subject to the Versailles Palace procedures. On-site visit duration: 2h
BFontainebleau - Orleans
The group, and the guide, will leave Paris by coach for a circuit on Loire Valley. Their first stop will be Fontainebleau, the only royal and imperial chateau to have been continuously inhabited for seven centuries. After the visit of the chateau, the group will explore the huge grounds surrounding the chateau, as well as its three picturesque gardens.
The journey will continue by the guided visit of Orleans. The group will discover Orleans and its old historical center, situated between the large countryside fields of the Beauce region and the green pastures, ponds and forests of Sologne region.
Across the beautiful French countryside, the group will arrive in its accommodation in Tours.
During the guided tour of the historic district of Tours, the group can admire this charming area and its lovely half-timbered houses. Next the group will visit Chinon, the next stop on the journey. Free time for lunch and visit the historical center. Continuation towards Villandry. The group will visit the chateau, a Renaissance jewel ranking high in French heritage. They will time-travel from Renaissance to life in France back in the 18th century, strolling through all the rooms of the chateau, with plenty of thrilling anecdotes. After the visit of the chateau the guide will lead the group through the splendid Villandry gardens, which boast paths lined with linden trees, several different levels and a wealth of colours that will surround the passengers with a feeling of peace and tranquility.
BCheverny - Chambord - Blois
On this day the group will discover the chateaux of Cheverny, Chambord and Blois, and will have free time to lunch and visit the center of Blois.
In the morning, departure to Paris. Arrival in Paris in the morning. Free time for lunch. Guided visit of the Latin Quarter and Notre Dame (outside), the group will have the possibility to go into the cathedral. Then, the group will enjoy a one hour commented cruise on the Seine. The boat is located just across from Eiffel Tower, on the Quai de la Bourdonnais. While underway, they will visit Paris from a different vantage point and discover the great monuments along the Seine. The cruise lasts 1 hours and with a background of French music, passengers can listen to an audio guide commentary on Paris, in the language of their choice.
BParis - Toronto
After breakfast, private transfer to the airport by minibus or coach.
Air Transat TS389 13:30 15:55
Dates & rates
Start Date End Date Price (CAD) Tax/Fees (CAD) 29 Sep 2018 6 Oct 2018 $ 3,199.00 $ 0.00 Request
Flight: Toronto – Paris – Toronto
6 nights’ accommodations
All hotel and airport transfers
6 buffet breakfasts
Coach 2 hours for City Tour of Paris and step-on guide (English speaking)
Coach 4 hours for Visit of Versailles, guided visit of Versailles Chateau and gardens
Guided visit of Eiffel Tower, 2nd floor by lift
Coach available 4 days for circuit in Loire Valley. Guide will comment all chateaux and the city tours
Guided visit of Orleans
Entry to: Fontainebleau Castle and Gardens, Cheverny Castle and Gardens, Chambord Castle, Blois Castle,Villandry Castle and Gardens
Guided visit of Notre Dame and que Latin Quarter, 2 hours
Seine river cruise