Exploring France’s Finest

Exploring France’s Finest: 10-Day Paris, Normandy & Loire Valley Wine & Castle Tour with Lexi Stephens

📍Paris – Normandy – Loire Valley

📅 Summer 2024

📈 Physical Activity Level : 2 out of 5

🥂 10 Spots Left

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Join us on an unforgettable journey through the stunning countryside of Normandy and the Loire Valley, where you’ll experience the beauty of France like never before! Our wine tour will take you to some of the most picturesque locations in the country, including the medieval city of St. Malo, the breathtaking Mont St. Michel, and the charming town of Amboise.

🕒 10 Days


🥂 10 Spots

🏨 Double Occupancy in 3 & 4-star hotels

✈️ Flight to Paris on Major Airline

🍽️ 10 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches & 8 Dinners

🛬 Transfers to and from Charles De Gaulle

🚙 Ground Transportation

Activities Include

✅2 Wine Tastings -Explore the flavors and aromas of French wines.

✅ Learn the art of distillation of Calvados, Cider and Pommeau.

✅Indulge in the authentic flavors of Normandy’s spirits.

✅Sip, Savor, and Stroll through the Scenic Loire Valley Vineyards

✅Marvel at the beauty and elegance of the iconic Loire Valley castle -Chateau Chenonceau.

✅ Experience the natural wonders of the French Emerald Coast.


✅Explore the Enchanting Le Mont St. Michel and the Mystical Quicksand Bay

✅ Indulge in a Delactable Normandy Cheese Tasting

✅3 nights in Paris explore on your own -Create your unique itinerary and explore the hidden gems of Paris.

✅ Immerse Yourself in the Vibrant Atmosphere of Cabourg Farmer’s Market

✅ Step into the Timeless Elegance of 3 Loire Valley Castles

Exploring France’s Finest: 10-Day Paris, Normandy & Loire Valley Wine & Castle Tour with Lexi Stephens

Additional Details

✅ Double Occupancy 3 & 4-Star Hotels

✅ 3 Tour Leaders for Trip

✅ All Ground Transportation

✅ Arrival Airport Transfer

✅ Departure Airport Transfer


❌ Food and Alcohol (except as noted)

❌ Alcohol with meals

❌ Flights


❌ Visas

❌ Travel Insurance

Host Lexi

Lexi Stephens of Lexi’s Wine List

Lexi is a WSET III certified wine educator and blogger. She started her blog and wine tasting business because she loves to provide approachable wine education and events for everyday wine-drinkers. She’s passionate about teaching the basics of wine tasting, sharing wine travel tips and recommendations, and discovering off-the-beaten path wine regions. Learn more at lexiswinelist.com and instagram.com/lexiswinelist .

Cancellation Policy

Spot pending

Spot confirmed

30 days prior

25% Down payment

✅ Refundable*

✅ Refundable*

❌ Non-refundable

*Refundable minus transaction fees and the cost of airline ticket if it has been purchased.

Additional payments

✅ Refundable

✅ Refundable

❌ Non-refundable

For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions.

Itinerary Emma

Day 1


Welcome to Paris, France, get settled in and get ready for an incredible week!

*Travelers depart on September 13th and arrive to Paris on September 14th.


Airport Transfer from Charles De Gaulle (CDG) to a centrally located Paris Hotel


Dinner – Get to know the group! Your dinner at Belle Epoque Bistro is included!

Day 2


Free day to explore all Paris has to offer at your own pace, departure for Normandy tomorrow! Allison and Patrick (from Allez Abroad) will be available at the hotel to give recommendations and help with navigating the metro and culture!


Breakfast at the Hotel is included.

Day 3


Today you will journey to the breathtakingly beautiful Normandy to an oceanside village called Cabourg! Cabourg is a seaside resort that speaks of by-gone elegance and prosperity with beautiful waterfront Belle Epoque villas.

Visit #1 – Enjoy Calvados tasting – Normandy’s most traditional liquor – apple brandy in the cellars of magnificent 16th century castle

Visit # 2 – Normandy Cheese Farm making Pont- L’Évêque cheese and other delicacies!

Ground Transportation

We’ll set off in 2 9-passenger vans from Paris to Cabourg, Normandy.


Breakfast at the Hotel is included. Lunch is included while traveling. For dinner, discover the delights of the sea at a restaurnt run by a Parisian-trained chef.

Day 4


#1 Visit -Meander through Cabourg’s farmers market with a variety of textiles and tasty treats.

#2 Visit – Mont St. Michel – a monastery-topped island off the Normandy Coast, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site! Here we’ll have a guided tour of Mont St. Michel bay, it’s enchanting landscapes while navigating thru rising tide & quick sand!

Ground Transportation

We’ll set off in 2 9-passenger vans from Cabourg to Cancale, where we will stay for 2 nights.


Breakfast at the hotel is included. At Farm-Restaurant featuring Normandy’s Infamous pre-salted lamb! Check into our hotel in the heart of French oyster capital, Cancale, featuring an award winning restaurant that you will enjoy for dinner.

Day 5


Visit – Saint Malo, one of Brittany’s most striking port cities! The ramparts of Saint-Malo rise proudly above its beaches and its port. The façades and towers give the town its unique silhouette.  We’ll have lunch and free afternoon to visit the beach, the fort, the cathedral, or browse the shops of this Medieval town


Breakfast at the hotel is included. Enjoy lunch at an iconic creperie situated in the former guardhouse of army guards! Dinner at oceanside restaurant offering refined seafood cuisine.

Day 6


Visit – After lunch, enjoy a wine tasting inside a castle’s wine caves with local wines, red, white, sparkling and blush!

Check into a spectacular 17th century house renovated into a hotel, in the same town as Leonardo Da Vinci’s last home.

Free afternoon to explore the Royal City of Amboise, near the valley of Kings. Apart from French Royalty there were other famous residents, Ann Boleyn and Mary Queen of Scots, who spent time here as children, and Catherine Medici for a few years. (Not at the same time. )

Ground Transportation

We’ll set off in 2 9-passenger vans from Cancale to Amboise, where we will stay for 3 nights.


Breakfast is included at the hotel. A pause in the quaint town of Changé to enjoy a selection of flavors that change according to the season. Dinner with a menu featuring veal, duck, fish and pigeon.

Day 7


#1 Visit – Chateau de Amboise, the castle of the French kings during the Renaissance and one of the most picturesque panoramic castles in the Loire Valley.

#2 Visit – Visit Leonardo Da Vinci’s last residence, Chateau du Clos Luce, filled with his inventions that decorate the house and the sprawling gardens.

#3 Visit – Wine tasting – Award winning vineyard, home to Touraine Amboise, Touraine and Crémant de Loire.

#4 Visit – Wine tasting – Home to 3 AOC wines aged in troglodyte cellars!


Breakfast at the hotel is included. Lunch at a restaurant run by a husband & wife team, where you’ll find salmon, rabbit and local cheese on the menu. We’ll enjoy dinner at the hotel .

Day 8


Visit #1 – Chateau Chambord – one of the most magnificient castles built during the Renaissance and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Visit #2 – Chateau de Chenonceau is also known as the “Castle of the Dames” at it has always been owned by women, it streches over the Cher River and is one of the most famous castles in France.

Visit #3 – After lunch, enjoy a wine tasting inside a castle’s wine caves with local wines, red, white, sparkling and blush!


Breakfast at the hotel is included. For lunch, we’ll be eating with a view Chateau Chambord, enjoying locally sourced products and offering a glorious selection of Loire Valley wines. Enjoy dinner at L’Orangerie, Chateau de Chenonceau’s own fine dining restaurant!

Day 9


Visit #1 – Experience an Anjou wine tasting and get to know these exquisite wines!

Ground Transportation

Depart Amboise for Paris.


Breakfast is provided at the hotel. Lunch & Dinner on your own in Paris.

Day 10


All good things must come to an end! You’ll transfer to the airport and bid farewell for now.

Ground Transportation

Morning airport transfer to Charles De Gaulle Airport, CDG.


Breakfast is included at the hotel.

Emma 14 Day

Loire Valley Wine Tour

Exploring France’s Finest: 10-Day Paris, Normandy & Loire Valley Wine & Castle Tour with Lexi Stephens of Lexi’s Wine List

France is calling your name! Experience the trip of a lifetime.

Special Pricing from April 3-13, 2024 – $6500

After April 14, 2024 – $6900

Total price including flights from US and Canada.

Reservation with initial deposit of $2,000 to be made by March 30th 2024. Another payment of $3,000 due by April 30th 2024. Remaining balance due by May 30th 2024.

Tour price is per person and based on two travelers per hotel room. Reservation time limit – May 30, 2024.

Reach out to hello@allezabroad.com or lexiswinelist@gmail.com with any questions.

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