From (AUD)$6,195
Fall in love with the fascinating regions of northern France, from the picturesque Loire Valley, well known for its magnificent chateaux and delectable food and wine, to the history and scenery of Normandy and its northern beaches. Experience northern France at its finest on this small group tour that will leave you wanting more.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $150pp pre-paid
Transport — 4WD jeep & Coach

Visit the former residence of Leonardo da Vinci, The Clos Lucé, and see replicas of his famous inventions.

Spend time at the amazing site of Mont Saint-Michel and enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey.

Discover the rich medieval history of Rouen during a guided city tour.

Explore Claude Monet’s gardens that were made famous by his paintings.

Special Experiences

Enjoy an underground tour and tasting at Caves Monmousseau Winery.
Be transported back in time to 1944 and explore the important sights linked to World War II’s D-Day during a tour in World War II open top jeeps.

Itinerary Best of Northern France



Inclusions Best of Northern France



Sightseeing icon
  • Walk through the streets of Chartres and visit the Cathedral
  • Visit the former residence of Leonardo da Vinci in Amboise, Le Clos Luce, which houses replicas of his famous inventions
  • Visit Chateau Chenonceau and explore the beautiful gardens
  • Enjoy an underground tour and tasting at Caves Monmousseau Winery
  • Explore the grounds and gardens of Chateau Villandry
  • See the Apocalypse Tapestry at Chateau d'Angers
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Rennes, famous for its medieval half-timbered houses
  • Explore the many forts and ramparts of Saint Malo
  • Sample oysters in the Cape Frehel region
  • Explore the amazing site of Mont Saint-Michel, including a guided tour of the abbey
  • View the Bayeux Tapestry
  • Visit the Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer
  • Visit Pointe du Hoc
  • Experience a historical tour of the WWII D-Day beaches by jeep
  • Enjoy Calvados tasting at Les Vergers de Ducy
  • Sample the cheeses at Fromagerie E. Graindorge in Livarot
  • Enjoy free time to explore the beautiful harbour village of Honfleur
  • Tour Rouen known for English medieval history - William the Conquerer, Richard Lionhart, Jeanne d'Arc
  • Visit Monet's house and gardens


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  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles (excluding 4WD jeep)


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  • 9 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Best Western Hotel Ronceray Opera, Paris
  • Hilton Garden Inn Tours Centre, Tours
  • Mercure Rennes Centre Gare Hotel, Rennes
  • Hotel de L’Univers, Saint Malo
  • Hotel Churchill, Bayeux
  • Mercure Centre Cathedrale, Rouen

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

Double for Single Use: Please note the single supplement you pay on our tours entitles you to sole use of a room.  A double for single use room is larger than a traditional single room offered in Europe. Often these rooms will be of the same size as a double/twin room, but in some cases they may be smaller.


Meals icon
  • 9 breakfasts and group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Frehel, oyster farm visit and tastings
    • Livarot, visit Fromagerie E. Graindorge and enjoy some tastings

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Some things to note

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Please note:

  • 14 July Departure: Why not extend your time in Paris and enjoy the festivities of the Olympics and opening ceremony on Friday! 
  • We don’t want you to miss out on any aspect of your small group tour. To ensure that you don’t, we recommend you arrive at your starting destination by 3.00pm in order to take part in your welcome dinner.
  • Arrival back in Paris on the final day will be late in the afternoon so a night’s post tour accommodation is recommended.

Information Best of Northern France


Let's Talk Fitness

At Bunnik Tours, we pride ourselves on our ability to create unique, once in a lifetime small group tours that are filled with incredible experiences you might not be able to have on your own, or in a larger group. However, that does mean aspects of our itineraries can be challenging for some travellers.

We want to make sure all Bunnik Tours travellers enjoy their trip, not struggle through it, so let’s work together to ensure you’re on the right tour for your fitness level.

Fitness to Travel Requirements

Within seven days of making your booking, you will need to complete a Passenger Registration form, which also includes a fitness to travel declaration.

In this declaration, you must confirm you’re able to do the following:

  • Walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours daily at a group pace, on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid
  • Regularly walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  • Stand for extended periods of time without needing to sit down
  • Carry your own luggage
  • Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats
  • Drive along very bumpy, dirt and gravel roads for extended period of time

If you do not feel that you can confidently manage all of the requirements set out above, please work with our team of Travel Specialists to find an alternative that is better suited to your current level of fitness.

Please visit our Fitness to Travel page for full details on our fitness policy.


 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates a particularly challenging day, where there will be extended periods of walking time, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

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Dates & Prices Best of Northern France

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
01 Sep 24
10 Sep 24
Guaranteed Departure
29 Sep 24
08 Oct 24

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$500 per person
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $150pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $1,195
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

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