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Eiffel Tower, Paris
  • Overview

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    • Marvel at the sheer magnificence of Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau and gardens
    • Admire the lavish Fontainebleau chateau and gardens
    • Discover the many sights of Paris on a guided tour

    Travel back in time to a bygone era of wealth and elegance. France’s palaces and gardens played an important part in it’s history and survived the Revolution to tell the story of a lost world. Read More

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    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Paris

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    France contains a wealth of stunning palaces and gardens and this holiday offers two of the most famous; splendid Vaux-le-Vicomte and magnificent Fontainebleau, which are both within easy access of the French capital Paris.
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

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  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Novotel Fontainebleau

    • Novotel Fontainebleau
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    Located at the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau, this modern hotel is situated approximately one hour from Paris. Relax in the bar after a day’s sightseeing and enjoy the hotel’s leisure facilities.

    • All bedrooms have telephone, satellite TV, minibar, coffee/tea making facilities and hairdryer
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, fitness centre and tennis court
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Paris
    Full Day: Paris

    Enjoy a visit to Paris with an included guided city tour. Together we will explore the wonderful French capital with an endless list of sights including the iconic Eiffel Tower; Champs Elysees lined with exclusive designer- shops; Notre Dame on Ile de la Cite; the grandiose Arc de Triomphe linking twelve wide avenues, and admire the talented street artists of Montmartre.

    Half Day: Fontainebleau

    Marvel at the extravagance of the Palace of Fountainebleau, with its lavish stucco stairways and luxurious interior, which was the home of Kings of France for centuries.

    Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte
    Half Day: Vaux-le-Vicomte

    We visit Vaux-le-Vicomte, a masterpiece of modernity and elegance and renowned as the chateau that inspired King Louis XIV to build Versailles. It also boasts stunning gardens and terraces.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Sailing on the Seine in Paris
    River Seine Cruise

    Paris is famous for its cultural attractions, but one of the best things to do while here is certainly to take a cruise along the impressive River Seine. 

    This scenic river cuts a beautiful route through the historical city, and so we’ll get to leisurely travel past some of the most famous sights in Paris. Travelling beneath stunning bridges and along busy waterways, we’ll get to see the city in a totally different light. Whether you’ve visited Paris before or this will be your first ever visit, this is an absolute must. 

    The waters of the River Seine have always been the heart and soul of Paris, and so it’s no wonder that its banks are classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the amazing architecture, see the famous sights and enjoy Paris’ unique atmosphere as we make our way along this historical route. 

    As the river winds its way through the city, enjoy views of the Musee d’Orsay, the impressive Grand Palais and the Notre Dame Cathedral. This is without a doubt a truly excellent way to enjoy the sights of this fascinating city, and makes the ideal way to explore one of the world’s most amazing cities.

What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Free Home Connect service (where available)
  • Included meal on your ferry crossings
  • Services of a Shearings host
  • Sole occupancy room
  • Porterage
  • Welcome drinks reception
  • Farewell gala dinner at the hotel with wine
  • Four nights half-board accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, three evening meals with wine at hotel
  • Entertainment on selected evenings
  • Three included excursions
  • One optional excursion
Novotel Fontainebleau

Novotel Fontainebleau

Located at the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau, this modern hotel is situated approximately one hour from Paris. Relax in the bar after a day’s sightseeing and enjoy the hotel’s leisure facilities.

Learn more about the hotel

Novotel Fontainebleau

  • Novotel Fontainebleau
  • Novotel Fontainbleu 1

Located at the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau, this modern hotel is situated approximately one hour from Paris. Relax in the bar after a day’s sightseeing and enjoy the hotel’s leisure facilities.

  • All bedrooms have telephone, satellite TV, minibar, coffee/tea making facilities and hairdryer
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, fitness centre and tennis court
  • Official four-star rating
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