Honfleur & Monet's Garden - Mon 17th Sept 2018
- Duration: 5 Days
- Product code: PXTLRR
Honfleur has proved to be a very popular destination with our customers over the years. This pretty port is very special, situated on the mouth of The Seine and with a unique charm that has attracted visitors for many years including the famous impressionist painters. Its a lovely destination for a few days break away. We stay in the excellent Ibis Styles Hotel which is ideally located in the centre of town and offers comfortable accommodation - perfect for exploring the town. We allow plenty of time in Honfleur to relax and explore but there is also much more in the area to enjoy.
After being collected from your local pick up point (5.30/6.30am approx.) we board the 8.30am ferry from Poole to Cherbourg arriving in France at 1.45pm local time. We continue to Honfleur, arriving around 4.30pm
A day at leisure for you to relax and enjoy exploring the town.
In the morning we depart to Rouen - the capital of Normandy. We have included a walking tour of the wonderful historic city centre. Cobbled streets lined with half-timbered houses, magnificent churches and plenty of pavement cafes and restaurants await you. A real taste of France.
Today we have another superb excursion to the amazing Claude Monet’s House & Garden at Giverney. Used as the canvas for many of his most famous paintings you can see the waterlilies, poppies and Japanese Bridge - a great experience. (Entrance included)
We leave in the morning and head for Bayeux - a lovely Norman town. Here you have the opportunity to see the famous Bayeux Tapestry. (not included) After lunch we head back to Cherbourg for the 6.45pm ferry crossing - arriving back in Poole at 10.00pm. Returning back to your local pick up point.
Meal plan - Bed & Buffet Breakfast
Ibis Styles Honfleur
The Ibis Styles Honfleur Hotel has been completely renovated in a modern French style. It is superbly situated in the heart of the charming centre of Honfleur, with the picturesque harbour a 2 minute walk away. There are many excellent and friendly restaurants dotted around the harbourside - something for everyone. The 48 sound proofed rooms offer en suite bathrooms, Satellite TV, and hair dryer for your comfort and convenience. Excellent buffet breakfast served in the hotel. Passenger lift to all floors.
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