What Day Tours are available from Paris?
The Loire Valley Tour from Paris - 12 hours
The Loire with its breathtaking chateaux, palaces and vineyards should not be missed during your vacation in France.
The Loire Valley is located only an hour away from Paris by high speed train (TGV) or two hours by minivan. During your Loire Valley Tour from Paris, you will be picked up at your hotel or met by your courteous and informed guide at a Central Paris location. Price includes all castle entrance fees and local wine tastings at some of the great Loire Valley winemakers. The Loire is a fantastic destination close to Paris with a tremendous history, more than 60 wine appellations, and more than 400 chateaux!
Champagne Tours from Paris - 11 hours
Champagne, the celebratory bubbling wine received its name from the Champagne region of France, a superb destination located only an hour from Paris by highspeed train (TGV) and two hours by minivan.
Our Champagne tours from Paris are always a success as guests witness the ancient Roman heritage of Reims, its great Gothic Cathedral (second only to the currently closed Notre Dame de Paris), then south to Hautvillers (Dom Perignon's actual village, vineyards, and resting place) and then open the doors for you to some of the most famous “Champagne Houses” (Veuve Clicquot, Moet & Chandon, Taittinger) with the option to visit family-run champagne makers that we love.
Normandy tours from Paris -12 hours
Normandy and the landing beaches there take us back to some of the most important days of 20th Century history. Discover Omaha, Utah and Pointe de Hoc beaches where more than 150,000 allied American, British, Canadian and French soldiers landed on June 6th 1944 to defeat Hitler's forces, gained a victory and marked a major turning point in WWII. There are several captivating monuments and interpretive centers to visit here, filling out the sense of place.
Why choose Day Tours from Paris VS Regional Tours?
Air-conditioned quality minivans versus highspeed train (TGV). It all depends on how you like to travel. Tours from Paris are preferable for those who aren't used to taking trains and who want the guide to meet them directly at the hotel or in the center of Paris.
Though convenient on one hand, Paris is a busy city with heavy traffic, so please understand that getting to and from Normandy, the Loire Valley or Champagne will take more time this way.
To maximize your day at the destination, we ask you to please consider booking your tour with arrival and pick-up at the TGV station in that region. (In addition to it being part of a more real-world European adventure, the TGV is a great experience in itself and you're likely to return home wondering why these very fast, smooth, quiet and nicely appointed trains don't exist in your country.). TGV travel is also coordinated for you by our expert staff. Schedules are reliable so all you have to do is show up!