Thu 10 Jun
Afternoon arrival in Paris, and transfer to Versailles by coach (approx. 1 hour) to check in at the 4-star Hotel Le Louis Versailles Château - MGallery, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the city and just 10 minutes walk from the Château of Versailles. A welcome dinner will be served in the hotel this evening.
Fri 11 Jun
Join your guide this morning for a tour of the Château, established as a Royal Palace by Louis XIV, also known as the ‘Sun King’. We take a guided visit of the sumptuous interior, including the famous Hall of Mirrors. We then visit the spectacular gardens, created and renovated by André Le Nôtre from 1661 onwards and featuring many fountains, sculptures and groves. Afternoon at leisure before the evening concert in the Royal Chapel.
Sat 12 Jun
Today we travel to Giverny to visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens, where he lived for 43 years, and whose floral compositions and nymphéas were his greatest sources of inspiration. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant before returning to Versailles for the remainder of the afternoon at leisure. Early evening opera performance in the Opéra Royal.
Sun 13 Jun
Transfer to Paris for your homeward journey on Eurostar.
11 Jun 20.00
CONCERT' LES ARTS FLORISSANTSInc
C: William Christie
Soprano: Rachel Redmond
Bass: Lisandro Abadie
Soprano: Gwendoline Blondeel
Tenor: Thomas Hobbs
Programme: Bach Magnificat – Ascension Oratorio – Suite for orchestra no.3
Venue: Royal Chapel
12 Jun 19.00
LA FINTA PAZZA SacratiInc
D: Jean-Yves Ruf
C: Leonardo García Alarcón
Cast includes: Carlo Vistoli, Valerio Contaldo, Filippo Mineccia, Mariana Flores, Alejandro Meerapfel, Julie Roset, Kacper Szelążek, Scott Conner, Norma Nahoun
Venue: Opéra Royal
10 Jun London St Pancras - Paris Gare du Nord dep: 12.24 arr: 15.47
13 Jun Paris Gare du Nord - London St Pancras dep: 13.13 arr: 14.39
Prices per person
|Single room supplement||£420|
|Standard Premier upgrade from||£100|
|Land-only tour price||£1450|
Tour price includes: Rail travel, group transfers from and to station and for included activities as stated in the itinerary, accommodation, breakfast daily, one lunch, one dinner, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first category ticket for each included performance, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.