Paris, Versailles & Giverny
August 28, 2020
28th – 31st August 2020
Taking advantage of the long Bank Holiday Weekend this great value, short break offers you the opportunity to explore Paris and visit two of France’s top tourist attractions , the wonderful Palace of Versailles and Monet’s exquisite garden at Giverny.
The tour will depart from Dorking at 06.30 on Friday to arrive in Paris by late afternoon, having crossed the Channel via Eurotunnel. Then, after check-in at the hotel, the evening is completely free.
On Saturday there will be a trip to Versailles, while Sunday will offer you the chance to visit Monet’s stunning garden at Giverny in Normandy.
In both cases the coach will return to the hotel by mid-afternoon and then allow for some time to relax before being available again in the evening to provide transfers into and back from Central Paris.
On Monday the coach will drop passengers in the Notre Dame area before returning after lunch to start the homeward journey. The expected time of arrival back in Dorking is 21.30.
Visiting The Palace of Versailles
Undoubtedly one of the world’s top tourist attractions, the Palace of Versailles attracts huge numbers of visitors. The best way around the inevitable queue for entrance is to book a timed group tour with an official guide. At £33 per person this isn’t cheap, but it’s money well spent.
The 4* Mercure Paris Boulogne
Located in an affluent area of SW Paris, handy for getting to both Versailles and Giverny, this 4* business class hotel offers a high level of comfort and in a stylish, air conditioned rooms.
The hotel also has its own restaurant and bar, although the immediate area offers a good choice of both as does, of course the whole of the French capital.
Breakfast is continental style buffet, served on the hotel’s terrace in the summer provided the weather is fine.
As for getting around Paris, the nearest metro stations are approximately a 10 minute walk away, although buses run from close by the hotel and do remember that the coach will provide transfers to and back from the city centre on both the Saturday and Sunday evenings.
- Hi-spec luxury coach
- Return Eurotunnel crossing
- 3 nights hotel accommodation
- Continental style breakfasts
- Visits to Versailles & Giverny
- Paris sightseeing map
Offer Price just £299
- Travel Insurance £30
- Single Room £90
- Entrance to Monet’s Giverny £9
- Guided tour of the Palace of Versailles £33 (based on minimum of 15 passengers)
Pick-up 6.30 am
Location: Dorking Halls
Call 07771 793294 & ask for Neil,
or use our contact form to email me.