April 2014 Newsletter

CRUISE, NORMANDY, HISTORY, VERSAILLES

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PEPLUMRAMA

Travel languidly and sumptuously through the beauties of Southern France on a Private 2 cabin Deluxe Barge.

 

Canal cruising is a “must” in France thanks to the unique feeling of quietness and relaxation it inspires. During the 6 day cruise the guests revel in a slow and relaxing pace for 3 to 4 hours along the World Heritage site of the magnificent Canal du Midi. They can partake in private daily tours, sip one of the 50 local wines offered on open bar basis onboard in the company of the captain or watch the sky while floating in the plunge pool on deck.

THE BEST OF

Normandy War sites in the year marked by 2 special anniversaries – 100th Anniversary of WWI and 70th Anniversary of WWII battles.

 

Visit the WWI and WWII battlefields and sites with an expert local guide.  It can be a day tour from Paris or a short journey encompassing cultural and culinary aspects of the region. See the elegant seaside resorts of the Côte Fleurie: Deauville, Honfleur  Cabourg and Trouville. Do not miss the Eighth Wonder of the World Le Mont St Michel and the fastest tide in Europe!

IT’S NOW OR NEVER

Exclusive and unique experience that is just like time travelling through French history – explore (privately!) one of the towers of the Notre Dame Cathedral with (almost) real Victor Hugo.

 

“No idea can be formed of Quasimodo’s delight on days when the grand peal was sounded. He mounted the spiral staircase of the bell tower faster than anyone else could have descended it. […] The first shock of the clapper and the brazen wall made the framework upon which it was mounted quiver…  At length the grand peal began; the whole tower trembled; woodwork, leads, cut stones, all groaned at once…“

BASIC BAGUETTE

To mark the occasion of the 4th Centenary of the birth of André Le Nôtre, the famous gardener of Louis XIV visit the Palace and the splendid Gardens of Versailles with a private guide and driver. You will benefit from a reserved hassle-free entry to the Palace.

 

Long half day including guide, transport & tickets for 2: 1 080 EUR NET