Are you looking for a day tour from Paris? We suggest a Normandy tour with a licensed guide to let you seduce by the charm of the French way of life.
After a two hour drive on board a luxury vehicule you will reach Rouen. Your private guide will walk you through the historic center to discover, among other things, the impressive Rouen Cathedral. The city of Rouen is particularly charming thanks to its medieval alleyways, its lively pedestrian streets, its half-timbered houses and its famous “Grosse Horloge”, an astronomical clock that is one of the city’s treasures. Many Impressionist painters were inspired by the beauty of the city, including Claude Monet, who immortalized over 20 Times the Notre Dame de Rouen.
At about 1 hour away from Rouen you must go to see the Alabaster coast owes its name to 140 km of chalky cliffs between the Seine estuary and the Somme. It is at Etretat that these cliffs are the most picturesque: they surprise visitors by their verticality and he founds himself confronted with a wild and a little bit austere beauty. The diversity of fauna creates unique natural environment on the cliffs and surrounding area. The side of the cliffs, subject to the constraints of wind, spray and its instability, is particularly preserved from human.
Following the coast y will discover the charming city of Honfleur with its famous port located on the Seine estuary. Enjoy some free time to discover this port city with its picturesque streets and colorful houses which has preserved a rich historic and artistic heritage. It has inspired so many famous painters and is considered as a cradle of the impressionism movement.
And of course, during this Normandy tour from Paris as last stop you should discover the so famous city of Deauville. Founded in 1860 on the English Channel the city is considered one of the most prestigious seaside towns in France. Elegant village, the renowned town of Deauville is the international hotspot with palaces, casino, large villas (most of them built during the Belle Epoque), its golf and racecourse (Grand prix de Deauville each by the end of August) and its so famous beach with colorful parasols and sun loungers attract people from all over the world. The famous seaside walk, called “Les Planches” is lined with beach cabin from 1920, each baptized with the name of a Hollywood movie star coming to the American Film Festival of Deauville, founded in 1975 is a must in September that hosted the biggest stars. Historically, the city is popular with writers and artists such as Gustave Flaubert or Sacha Guitry and frequented by famous. This is where Coco Chanel opened its second store in 1913 in the Hôtel Normandy imposing a revolutionary style for the time. Why not stay there for a night? The hotel Normandy, freshly restyled welcomes you between luxury boutiques and the Planches boardwalk in a superb residence Anglo-Norman architecture, which has preserved its historic character. Enjoy a moment of pure relaxation and an excellent dinner thanks to the assistance of your private concierge.