9 days
Paris, Loire Valley, St. Malo, Normandy
Discover a fascinating window into France’s history and heritage through beauty and decadence. The cathedrals of Notre Dame and Chartres inspire so much wonder today that it’s amazing such grandeur was even possible so long ago. As you travel through the Loire Valley you’ll see that the chateaux at Amboise and Chenonceau are equally awe-inspiring.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides

    Take a guided tour of Versailles

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • State Apartments
    • Hall of Mirrors
    • Gardens
  • Day 4: Paris • Loire Valley

    Travel via Chartres and Chambord to the Loire Valley

    Visit Chartres Cathedral

    Take a photo stop at Chambord

  • Day 5: Loire Valley

    Take a guided excursion to the Loire Valley

    Visit the Château de Chenonceau 

    Visit the Royal Château of Amboise 

    Visit a wine cellar

    Visit and dine at a troglodyte cave dwelling

  • Day 6: Loire Valley • Saint-Malo

    Visit the Mont Saint Michel Abbey 

    Visit St. Vincent Cathedral

    Tour Saint-Malo with your Tour Director

  • Day 7: Saint-Malo • Normandy

    Visit the beaches of Normandy

    See Pointe du Hoc

    See the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

    Visit the Caen Memorial

    Enjoy dinner in the Normandy Region

  • Day 8: Normandy • Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides

    Take a guided tour of Versailles

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • State Apartments
    • Hall of Mirrors
    • Gardens
  • Day 4: Paris • Loire Valley

    Travel via Chartres and Chambord to the Loire Valley

    Visit Chartres Cathedral

    Take a photo stop at Chambord

  • Day 5: Loire Valley

    Take a guided excursion to the Loire Valley

    Visit the Château de Chenonceau 

    Visit the Royal Château of Amboise 

    Visit a wine cellar

    Visit and dine at a troglodyte cave dwelling

  • Day 6: Loire Valley • Saint-Malo

    Visit the Mont Saint Michel Abbey 

    Visit St. Vincent Cathedral

    Tour Saint-Malo with your Tour Director

  • Day 7: Saint-Malo • Normandy

    Visit the beaches of Normandy

    See Pointe du Hoc

    See the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

    Visit the Caen Memorial

    Enjoy dinner in the Normandy Region

  • Day 8: Normandy • Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your program. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Notre-Dame, Louvre, Chartres Cathedral, Chenonceau, Amboise, Wine cellar, St. Vincent Cathedral, Mont-St-Michel

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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