Mont Saint-Michel - Normandy, France
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London, Paris and Normandy

A study of tradition, glitter and the legacy of war

Explore London, Paris and Normandy with your students. Start with a highlight tour of London. Then, explore the Imperial War Museum and tour the underground shelter where Churchill and his staff met. Later, ferry to Normandy and see the beaches where the Allies landed on D-day. See Mont St. Michel, a popular stop. Visit Louis XIV’s decadent Palace, Versailles. Then on to Paris – the City of Lights.

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LondonNormandyParisVersailles
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Fly overnight to England Sit back, relax, and enjoy your flight to London!
Day 2 Arrive in London
  • Welcome to London! Arrive in England and begin your exploration of its cosmopolitan capital city - London.
Day 3 Touring classic London
  • See London with a local guide Join a local guide for an up-close look at the highlights of England's exciting capital city: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Your tour ends with the Changing of the Guard (seasonal).
  • Explore the Imperial War Museum Explore the Imperial War Museum and tour the Cabinet War Rooms, the underground shelter where Churchill and his staff met in 1940 as the bombs rained down on London.
Day 4 Portsmouth
  • Continue to Portsmouth Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride across the English country side to Normandy.
  • Board the ferry to Normandy Later, board the ferry to Normandy.
Day 5 Mont St. Michel-Normandy
  • Visit Mont St. Michel Visit Mont St. Michel, a fortified island monastery of looming spires surrounded by quicksand.
  • Explore Normandy See for yourself the beaches where the Allies landed on D-day in 1944, the event that began the liberation of occupied Europe. Visit the American Military Cemetery.
  • LEAP Soldiers' Stories
Day 6 Versailles
  • Discover the Palace of Versailles En route to Paris, visit Louis XIV's decadent Palace of Versailles.
  • LEAP Seize the Château!
Day 7 Paris
  • Explore Paris with a local guide You'll see everything from the romantic cafés surrounding the Arc de Triomphe and the sweeping Champs-Élysées to Les Invalides as you join a local guide for a view of the City of Lights. Tour Notre Dame Cathedral, home of the fictional hunchback and dozens of menacing gargoyles. Enjoy a visit to the enormous Louvre. Opt to enjoy breathtaking views from atop the Eiffel Tower.
  • Visit the Louvre Museum Enjoy a visit to the enormous Louvre.
  • Add on: Eiffel Tower Visit Opt to enjoy breathtaking views from atop the Eiffel Tower..
Day 8 Return Home OR Extend your Stay
  • Return to the US Our rewarding and enjoyable tour comes to an end as our Tour Director accompanies us to the airport on our final day. Or, opt to extend your stay.
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