14250
France
Brittany and Normandy: Distinctive Beauty, Proud Ways of Life
Discover the unique cultures of Northwest France as you learn about traditional cuisine, artistic heritage, ancient landmarks and the region’s deep ties to the sea.
Rating (4.93)
Program No. 14250RJ
Length
16 days
Starts at
4,199
Flights start at
850

At a Glance

Experience Brittany and Normandy, two distinct regions of France that boast larger-than-life personalities, legacies of conquests and conquerors and stunning land-and seascapes. In Brittany, discover prehistoric megalithic sites and Celtic origins, as well as a culture influenced by the sea. In Normandy, explore Mont Saint Michel, Norman and Gothic architecture and landscapes captured by the Impressionists, as well as Normandy’s connections to the liberation of Europe in World War II.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to 3 miles throughout the day; flat and inclined terrain, cobblestone streets; standing in museums for up to 2 hours.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a private performance of traditional Celtic and Breton music and dance.
  • Discover the walled coastal city of St. Malo, once home to French pirates and privateers.
  • Sample savory buckwheat crepes and cider in Brittany; traditional Calvados and cheese in Normandy.
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