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Delights of Normandy

Delights of Normandy

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We start with a visit to the …………. tasting of delicious cheeses. Our journey continues to the beautiful themed Jardins du Pays d’Auge Gardens, which cover 4 acres set around picturesque half-timbered farm buildings dating back to the 16th century. We visit the Chateau du Breuil Calvados distillery where during a guided tour, we will discover the slow process of transforming apples into Calvados. Time spent in Honfleur reveals why its beauty has long attracted artists whose work can be seen in the town’s museums and art galleries, also allows us to take in the old harbour in the heart of the port. Finally, we visit the 18th century Château de Vendeuvre, one of the most beautiful castles in Normandy, before returning to Lisieux where, at our leisure, we can explore this beautiful town of pilgrimage.

 

Mercure Hotel Lisieux, Normandy

This modern 3-star hotel is located on the outskirts of the charming town of Lisieux, within easy reach of a host of attractions. All bedrooms are decorated in a modern, cosy style and include TV, hairdryer and tea/ coffee facilities. The good-sized, open-plan restaurant and informal bar are located on the ground floor, with both having a pleasant ambience overlooking the outdoor swimming pool. The hotel has a lift.

 

Price includes

  • Door to door pick up service

  • Elite coach travel

  • Overnight return sailing from Hull to Zeebrugge in 2-berth inside cabins*with evening meal and breakfast included

  • 4 nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast at Mercure Hotel Lisieux

  • A welcome glass of cider

  • Audio tour and tasting at Fromagerie Graindorge

  • Entrance to Pays d’Auge Gardens

  • Guided tour and tasting at Chateau de Breuil

  • Norman apple tart at Chateau de Breuil

  • Guided tour of Chateau de Vendeuvre and gardens

 

Sunday

Our Door to Door drivers will pick you up and bring you to our coach, after you have borded we will take you to the dock in Hull for our overnight crossing to Belgiam

Monday

This morning we will visit the Fromagerie Graindorge for an audio guided tour of the cheese factory to discover the unique way the Livarot and Pont l'Eveque cheeses are produced. The tour is followed by a tasting of four of the delicious cheeses. We will then travel to the beautiful themed Jardins du Pays d'Auge, which cover 4 acres set around picturesque half-timbered farm buildings dating back to the 16th century. Afterwards, we visit Chateau du Breuil Calvados distillery for a guided tour where we will discover the slow process of transforming apples into calvados. We will enjoy tasting the calvados accompanied with a tasty Norman apple tart!

Tuesday

Today we travel to the charming port town of Honfleur whose beauty has long attracted artists whose work can be seen in the town's museums and art galleries. We can explore the old harbour in the heart of the port, surrounded by distinctive high, narrow, timbered-framed and slate-clad houses. Honfleur is famous for its seafood and our day at leisure is the perfect opportunity to sample some freshly caught fish at one of the many restaurants.

Wednesday

This morning, we will visit the 18th century Château de Vendeuvre, one of the most beautiful castles in Normandy. In the afternoon we return to Lisieux where we can explore this beautiful town of pilgrimage at our leisure.

Thursday

After breakfast we begin our journey home.

Friday

Our Door to Door Drivers will be waiting to take you home.

Mercure Hotel Lisieux, Normandy

This modern 3-star hotel is located on the outskirts of the charming town of Lisieux, within easy reach of a host of attractions. All bedrooms are decorated in a modern, cosy style and include TV, hairdryer and tea/ coffee facilities. The good-sized, open-plan restaurant and informal bar are located on the ground floor, with both having a pleasant ambience overlooking the outdoor swimming pool. The hotel has a lift.

Price includes

  • Door to door pick up service

  • Elite coach travel

  • Overnight return sailing from Hull to Zeebrugge in 2-berth inside cabins*with evening meal and breakfast included

  • 4 nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast at Mercure Hotel Lisieux

  • A welcome glass of cider

  • Audio tour and tasting at Fromagerie Graindorge

  • Entrance to Pays d’Auge Gardens

  • Guided tour and tasting at Chateau de Breuil

  • Norman apple tart at Chateau de Breuil

  • Guided tour of Chateau de Vendeuvre and gardens

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