Normandy & Brittany

5-day tour France
  • Bayeux, St Malo and Brest
  • Invasion beaches, Mont St Michel and Ushant Island
  • History and rugged nature
from
  • € 558 1st class
  • € 499 2nd class
Prices & Dates

Travel by comfortable train through Normany and Brittany, famous for its diverse landscapes and recent history. Overnight stays in lovely, centrally located hotels. Starting and finishing point of this tour is the capital Paris.

The train

  • Direct trains
  • Usually TGVs
  • Very comfortable and fast

Extras

Outward and return journey by plane or train Check extras

Day to day


Day 1 - Arromanches & Bayeux

Start your Normandy & Brittany rail tour in the capital Paris. From St Lazare station travel by comfortable Intercité train in just over 2 hours to Bayeux in Normandy.

Hotel*** close to the train station in Bayeux.

Possibility to visit Arromanches, the center of the invasion beaches. Bus up to the coast (30 minutes) and visit the D-Day Museum. The museum overlooks the remains of one the Mulberry Harbours (floating pierheads) which was constructed right after the invasion. You could also book a guided tour by minibus for approx €60 pp. The tour includes a visit to Omaha Beach and Arromanches and departs at 13:15.

It is possible to add train tickets to Paris to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

Day 2 - Bayeux & St Malo

In the morning there is time to visit Bayeux, famous for tapestry and its cathedral. In the afternoon, continue by train to St Malo, an imposing fortified town right on the sea. St Malo has beautiful city walls, beaches and an impressive harbour.

Hotel*** in the old town of St Malo.

Day 3 - St Malo & Mont St Michel & Brest

Spend your morning and afternoon in St Malo or visit one of France' top attractions: magnificent Mont St Michel.
In the early evening, travel by TGV to Brest. Travel time: 3h30min.

Hotel*** near train station in Brest.

Day 4 - Ushant Island & Brest

Visit Brest, one of the largest cities in Brittany or make a day trip to Ushant Island (Ile d'Ouessant). The island situated at the southern entrance of the English Channel is well-known for its rugged landscapes and large light houses. There is bike rental on the island.

Boats to the island leave from the harbour in Brest, close to the train station and the hotel. Timetables do change, but generally speaking boats leave around 08:15 and arrive back in Brest around 19:30.

Overnight stay in Brest.

Day 5 - Return to Paris

Return to Paris by TGV. Travel time: 04h30min.

It is possible to add train tickets from Paris to a domestic or international destination to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

More info


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Included


Included
  • Train pass for all journeys which are part of the rail tour
  • Seat reservations (when possible)
  • 4 Nights: 2 person room with shower + toilet, breakfast included. Hotels closely located to train station.
  • Day to day itinerary

Excluded
  • Excursions to Arromanches, Mont St Michel and Ushant Island (Ile d'Ouessant)

Extensions


  • Additional nights in all towns of the rail tour can be added to the booking
  • Overnight stays in other cities (for instance Paris) before or after rail tour can be added as well

Discounts / Surcharges


Discounts
  • Travellers aged 27 and younger get a youth discount
  • Travellers aged 60 and over get a senior discount
  • Please indicate your date of birth when making a booking so that the right price is being calculated

Surcharges
  • Single room €198

Departure


  • Daily departure

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