The medieval village and abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, France.

Unique Charms of France and Switzerland Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

France

Places Visited

Bayeux, Paris, Lucerne

Suggested Duration

12 Days

France and Switzerland will be yours to enjoy on this 12-day tour of Normandy, Paris, and the Alps. This incredible tour of two illustrious French cities provides a balanced exploration that will immerse you in the local culture, storied heritage, and world-renowned cuisine. From the lowlands of Mont-Saint-Michel to the lofty heights of the Swiss Alps, this tour will provide you with a close look at the rich culture and history in each destination.

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Trip Highlights

  • Examine the compelling tale of Norman conquests that are displayed on the intricately woven fabric of the Bayeux tapestry 
  • Visit the tidal island of Mont-Saint-Michel to explore a charming village and abbey 
  • Witness the human toll of World War II during a visit to the American national cemetery at Omaha beach, where the ultimate sacrifice was made by many who stormed the shores in the early hours of June 6, 1944
  • Amble in the footsteps of Picasso and Monet during a visit to the hilltop community of Montmartre in Paris
  • Stand in the shadow of Notre Dame to see if you can catch a glimpse of the elusive hunchback or the impressive stonework and architecture that keep this one of Paris's most beloved landmarks
  • Plunge into the depths of the galleries and exhibits at the Louvre during a private tour of this award-winning museum
  • Feel the wind in your hair on a two-wheeled excursion through Paris, where the city's safe and well-regarded cycling lanes will be yours to enjoy 
  • Bask in the final resting place of one of France's most notorious figures during a visit to the enshrined tomb of Napoleon 
  • Ponder the immensity of the Alps on an exploration of Lucerne, which will act as your launchpad into the quaint villages and natural beauty of Switzerland

Starting Price

$3,835 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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