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Multi-day Tours and Trips from Paris

There’s a lot to see and do in Paris, and indeed you could spend weeks in the city and still have only scratched the surface. Yet when you’ve seen all the main sights and visited a few museums, it’s time to get out of town.

You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to multi-day tours from Paris. Whether you want to explore the coast in Normandy and Brittany, or fancy castle spotting in the Lorie Valley, there’s a trip here for you.

2-day tours from Paris: D-Day beaches and Mont Saint-Michel

If you only have time for an overnight tour from Paris, this one ticks all the boxes. Traveling by coach through the Normandy countryside, you’ll stop in the medieval town of Rouen for a walking tour of the historic sights.

A visit to the pretty harbor at Honfleur follows, then it’s time to set foot on Omaha Beach. This was the site of the D-Day landings during World War I, and you can visit the cemeteries overlooking the sea too.

You’ll stay in Caen overnight, ready for some Brittany highlights on day two. The port city of Saint-Malo and the fortress of Mont Saint-Michel feature today. The latter is a UNESCO World Heritage site which you can explore at leisure before returning to the city.

This is one of the most popular multi-day tours from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel, so it’s a good idea to book in advance.

2-day trips from Paris: Somme and Ypres Battlefields

This multi-day trip from Paris to the Somme and Ypres takes you on a poignant journey through northern France and Belgium. You’ll be visiting key battlefield sites and cemeteries – all legacies of World War I.

The first day sees you heading to Ypres, which was the infamous Western Front during the conflict. Some of the deadliest battles took place here, and you can pay your respects to the fallen at the Tyne Cot and Vancouver Corner cemeteries.

The day ends with a tour of George’s Chapel in Ypres and the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate.

You’ll stay overnight in Lille before continuing your overnight trip from Paris to the Somme. Notorious as being the site of the war’s most brutal scenes, the Somme has several battle sites to visit. Spend a few moments at the memorials and discover the huge Lochnagar Crater that was created during the war.

2-day tours from Paris: Loire Valley and Mont Saint-Michel

Mix your sightseeing up a bit with a 2-day trip from Paris to the Loire Valley. After being picked up from the city, you’ll travel by coach to rural Normandy, where sweeping views of Mont Saint-Michel await. Explore the bay area and enjoy a guided tour of the island’s Benedictine abbey before taking time out for photos and a historic stroll.

You’ll overnight in Angers, before heading deep into the Loire Valley. Guided visits to the Château de Langeais and Château de Chenonceau are included. Your final stop on this overnight tour from Paris is the famous Château de Chambord. Here, the iconic “double helix” staircase crafted by Leonardo da Vinci takes center stage.

3-day tours from Paris: Normandy, Brittany and the Loire Valley

These epic 3-day trips from Paris to Normandy and Brittany whisk you off to explore some of France’s most iconic regions. The excursions are perfect for those who want to see a lot in a short space of time.

Your 3-day tour from Paris begins with the Normandy coast, where Rouen, Honfleur and Omaha Beach are on the agenda. Visit the American Cemetery at Saint-Laurent before spending the night in Caen.

Day 2 kicks off with Saint-Malo, where you’ll walk along the historic ramparts on a guided tour. Next up is Mont Saint-Michel, with a trip to the abbey and free time to explore.

After spending the night in Angers, it’s time to head into castle country. Your final day begins with a photo stop at the Château d’Angers, before continuing through the Loire Valley. Ancient towns punctuate the route, and you’ll visit the Château de Langeais and Château de Chambord along the way.