Etretat, Normandy, France

Paris, Normandy and Madrid

Famed art museums, soldiers’ stories, & a coastal fortress

Take your students to Paris, Normandy and Madrid. It’s a journey from warmth to soul to light. Start with Spain’s majestic Madrid. Stroll its historic plazas and tour the famous Prado Museum. Next, enjoy Segovia’s vintage Spanish feel with its famed palace and aqueducts. Travel north to the Breton Coast of France and the Mont St. Michel fortress. Hear the Soldiers’ Stories in Normandy, feel the nobility in Versailles, and finish your tour with the dazzling allure of Paris, the city of light.

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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Flight to Madrid Relax and enjoy your scheduled flight from North America.
Day 2 Arrive in Madrid
  • Welcome to Spain! Begin exploring this vibrate city in Spain.
Day 3 Madrid
  • Explore Madrid with a Local Guide Join a local guide on a walking tour through the Plaza Mayor, the Plaza Colón, Puerta del Sol, and a view of the Royal Palace.
  • Visit the Prado Museum An impressive selection of Velazquez’s paintings awaits you at the Prado Museum.
  • Visit the Reina Sofía Museum Next see modern pieces by Dalí and Picasso in the Reina Sofía Museum.
  • LEAP Cocina Española
Day 4 Segovia and El Escorial
  • Add on: Segovia and El Escorial Opt to visit the amazing roman Aqueduct in Segovia and the fairytale Alcazar. Continue to El Escorial, Philip II’s imposing palace.
  • Visit the Alcazar
Day 5 Rouen and Normandy
  • Fly to Paris and transfer to Normandy via Rouen
Day 6 Mont St. Michel
  • Visit Mont St. Michel On the Breton Coast, wonder at Mont St. Michel, a fortified island full of stone labyrinths, sweeping arches, spiraling stairways, and imposing spires.
Day 7 Normandy and Paris
  • Explore Normandy Visit the battleground of WWII’s D-Day and experience Soldiers’ Stories. Tour the American Military Cemetery.
  • LEAP Soldiers' Stories
  • Walking tour of St. Malo Go on a walking tour of St. Malo.
  • Travel to Paris Later, travel to Paris.
Day 8 Versailles-Paris
  • Discover the Palace of Versailles Picture the flow of royalty through the Palace of Versailles. A tour brings you to the Hall of Mirrors, the royal apartments and the gardens.
  • LEAP Seize the Château!
  • Explore Paris with a local guide Later, a local guide brings you to the Arc de Triomphe, the majestic Eiffel Tower, the sweeping Champs-Élysées, and Les Invalides. Visit the inside of Notre Dame Cathedral, home to the fictional hunchback.
  • Visit the Eiffel Tower Tonight, take in the gorgeous views of Paris from the Eiffel Tower.
Day 9 Louvre
  • Explore the Louvre Museum Explore the Louvre, the world's most visited museum.
  • Add on: LEAP Cover the Canvas Optional activity.
  • Take a walking tour of Montmartre Take a walking tour of Montmartre.
Day 10 Return Home to the United States
  • Flight 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.
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