Absorb the atmosphere of the City of Love with free time in Paris, combined with a visit to the iconic Monet’s Garden at Giverny. We also include some free time in the city of Versailles
Day 1 We depart home using our door to door service and travel to Dover for our ferry crossing to France, travelling to our hotel on the outskirts of Paris in time for dinner.
Day 2 Today we visit Monet's Garden at Giverny. See the wonderful house and beautiful gardens which remain a magnet for art and garden lovers throughout the world.
Day 3 We take the short journey to Versailles today for free time to explore. Perhaps you can arrange for a visit to the Versailles Palace, one of the world's most opulent and famous châteaux (entrance not included).
Day 4 Spend your day free in Paris. Highlights may include the ChampsÉlysées, Arc de Triomphe, Grands Boulevards, Opéra, Concorde, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Hôtel de Ville, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Montmartre. Or you could enjoy an afternoon cruise on the River Seine (no entrances included).
Day 5 Leaving our hotel after breakfast, we travel to Calais for our short sea crossing back to the UK and return to the local area to meet our taxis.
Ideally located just 6 km from Versailles and 15 km from Paris, the fourstar Mercure Paris Velizy offers contemporary, spacious rooms with TV, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer and kettle. There is a swimming pool and a lift.