An 8-Day Perfect Family Vacation to France

Paris, a city of mystery and history, is known for architectural grandeur, lush gardens, riverside walkways, and decadent bakeries. The beaches are decorated in 1920s fashion and the gardens have an impressionistic enchantment. Visiting France along with your family will be a wonderful tour and you will be delighted with the marvels of this mysterious country. Whether it is the discovery of majestic Normandy or the beauty of Paris, you will be spellbound with the artistry of the architecture and museums that France has to offer. Below is a detailed itinerary for you and your family.


Trip Highlights:

Day 1: Start the day with a tour of the most romantic city Paris and enjoy the modern cosmopolitan and serene village life

Day 2: Visit the palace of Versailles

Day 3: Enjoy Giverny which is the center of pilgrimage for art lovers

Day 4: Fall in love with the charming houses and picturesque harbor of Honfleur

Day 5: Explore the cultural and historical perspective of Bayeux.

Day 6: Enjoy at Pointe du Hoc which is one the best place in Normandy

Day 7: Explore Mont Saint-Michel

Day 8: Enjoy St-Malo which is full of natural sights and man-made attractions


Trip At A Glance

  • Enjoy the beauty of Paris along with the visit to the famous Eiffel Tower.

  • Enjoy the spectacular lavish decor of the palace of Versailles which contains the Grand Trianon, and Versailles Garden

  • Explore the art and architecture of Giverny and Honfleur

  • Visit Bayeux, Pointe du Hoc, and Mont Saint-Michel, which are famous for ancient architecture and several WW II sites.

  • Fall in love with natural sights at St-Malo


Places To Visit:

Paris, Versailles, Giverny, Honfleur, Bayeux, Pointe du Hoc, Mont Saint-Michel, St-Malo



Day 1: Paris

When you reach Paris, head straight to your hotel and refresh yourself before you fall in love with the city. The appealing smell of fresh macaroons will fill your heart and soul. Paris is famous for maintaining a combination of modern cosmopolitan and serene village life at the same time. The first attraction of Paris is the famous Eiffel Tower which is the most visited landmark in the city. Some of the other attractions include Notre Dame Cathedral, Louvre Museum, National Museum of Natural History and EuroDisney. You can also roam at the flea market to get some great deals.

Day 2: Versailles

One of the unique features of the palace of Versailles is that it contains the Grand Trianon, main Palace, Marie-Antoinette's Estate and Versailles Garden. Your visit to the palace of Versailles will be a mind-blowing trip and you will enjoy the spectacular lavish decor. There are more than 700 individual rooms and a 23-carat gold leaf on the woven silk wall. 

Day 3: Giverny

Giverny is picturesque which is famous for being the resident of renowned painter, Monet. This village is also known for inspiring many artists and has become a center of pilgrimage for art lovers around the world. You will be captivated by the charming and idyllic lifestyle. Some of the other attractions are Museum of Impressionism Giverny and Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny.

Day 4: Honfleur

Honfleur is located at Normandy's Seine estuary and it is famous for retaining the Old-World flavor. You can visit this town via Bridge at Pont de Normandie which is itself an attraction. The picturesque harbor and the charming houses (Le Vieux Bassin) are the key attractions of Honfleur. You can enjoy a walk from the houses to the harbor and can also take a coffee break at the cafes with the most amazing views. Church of Saint Etienne and the Musée de la Marine museum are other notable features of this town.

Day 5: Bayeux

Bayeux is located on the coast of Normandy and is a popular tourist destination from a cultural and historical perspective. This town is famous for the world-famous tapestry, exploits of William the Conqueror and detailed depiction of the conquest of England by Norman. Few places to visit are Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, Museum of the Battle of Normandy, Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux Cathedral, and Musée Baron Gérard. If you are interested in exploring the architecture, you can visit Cathedral Notre Dame which was built in 1077. 

Day 6: Pointe du Hoc

It is one of the most beautiful places in entire Normandy and it has a 100-ft cliff which offers spectacular views of the English Channel. During World War II, an artillery battery was installed at this location since it is the highest point from Utah Beach to Omaha Beach. The visitor center opens from the mid-April to the mid-September and you will have to ensure that you visit during this period only. 

Day 7: Mont Saint-Michel

It is a medieval walled city and the beautiful bay joins Normandy and Brittany. It is an impressive sight if you are interested in sheer natural beauty. The towering Gothic Abbey stands at the center of the city and makes it even more majestic. Mont Saint-Michel is one of the first structure which was included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. There are a lot of religious monuments & structures which are fine examples of the ancient art and architecture and you will be amazed at the serene beauty of the city.

Day 8: St-Malo

This city is full of natural sights and man-made attractions. Some of the unique places to visit are Great Aquarium Saint-Malo, Fort National, and Grand Bé. This city was subjected to heavy bombing during WW II because of which many granite buildings were rebuilt later. You can enjoy the shops, hotels, restaurants along with your family and can also explore the rich maritime history of this great city.

France has some of the most amazing and unique locations to offer and you will thoroughly enjoy the trip along with your family. 



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