22719
France
Family: Highlights of Paris and Normandy on the Seine River
Learn the stories of Paris and Normandy alongside historians as you explore landmarks, museums, Châteaux and war monuments on an enriching adventure with your family.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22719RJ
Length
14 days
Starts at
4,399
Flights start at
1,100

At a Glance

Share with your family the history of the Allied invasion of Normandy on a voyage of interactive discovery and learning along the Seine, and the magic of Paris. Provide your family with a perspective on World War II and the events of the invasion of Normandy through hands-on experiences and special field trips. In charming ports of call along the river, explore medieval history, modern life and Impressionist art.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Extensive walking on cobblestone and paved streets, some unpaved terrain. Walking and standing in museums; some stairs without railings.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Join experts who introduce you and your grandchild to the City of Light on fascinating discoveries of the world-famous landmarks in the historic heart of Paris.
  • Learn with your grandchild about the Allied invasion of Normandy.
  • Explore Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy’s famous island monastery and site of a succession of monastic establishments for the last 13 centuries.
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Amale Bourhim
Born in France, Amale Bourhim holds a master's degree in art history from the Sorbonne in Paris. She is a top-rated certified expert in national museums and monuments in France and can speak six languages. Having lived in the U.S. and Australia, Amale has lectured on art extensively and once enjoyed a career as a journalist for Australian publications. She is the author of a book on art appreciation and created a kit on the art of the Louvre museum for kids.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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