Arrive at your campsite and meet your fellow tour members and Club Tour Escorts. There will be a three course evening meal and drink in the onsite restaurant.
1 night at campsite near Calais.
Drive through the attractive Normandy countryside to the Calvados region, renowned not just for the production of apple brandy but also delicious regional cider and soft cheeses.
4 nights at campsite near to Blangy-le-Château.
A day coach excursion along the Haute-Normandie coastline, stopping at the Botanical Gardens in Le Havre before continuing on to the Bénédictine Palace where you will have a light lunch followed by a guided visit of the palace. Gain an insight into the spices and plants used in the unique Bénédictine recipe and sample the liqueur. You then return along the coast to Étretat, famous for its dramatic cliffs. Enjoy a walk around the town and a drink in a café, with commanding views across the Channel, before returning to your campsite.
Day at leisure to relax at the campsite or continue your exploration of the area. Why not soak up the atmosphere of the sophisticated coastal towns of Honfleur, Trouville sur Mer and Deauville. Or venture further inland to the pilgrimage town of Lisieux.
Enjoy an excursion to visit local artisans and learn about the production of the cider and cheeses which the region is famed for. You will of course have ample opportunity to sample the local fare. Your day includes a visit of the Jardins du Pays d’Auge, lunch in the village of Cambremer, a tasting session at the Manoir de Grandouet and a visit and drink in the pretty village of Beaumont en Auge.
A shorter journey on this travel day, driving on past Caen and towards the historic D-Day landing beaches.
2 nights at campsite near Bayeux
A day coach excursion with a guide to learn more about the events of the D-Day landings. In the morning you will visit Pegasus Bridge and Arromanches, where you will stop for lunch (payable locally). Continue on to the German coastal defence battery in Longues-sur-Mer and end the day at the British Cemetery of Bayeux. Return by coach to your campsite.
Travel today to your last Normandy campsite, located close to the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mont-St.- Michel.
3 nights at campsite near Mont-St.-Michel
Coach trip to St Malo and Mont-St.-Michel. This morning you travel to St Malo where you will have free time to explore the sights of the historic French port before meeting for lunch at a traditional crêperie. This afternoon you travel to Mont-St.-Michel and here your guide will help you to discover the secrets of the winding streets of the village, ending with a tour of the abbey itself. You have a short coach journey back to your campsite at the end of the day.
Day at leisure to relax at the campsite. The welcoming owners will be able to recommend local restaurants and places to visit.
Continue your journey on in to Brittany and towards the beautiful Pink Granite Coast, renowned for its sculptured rose coloured rocks and a coastline which is home to colonies of puffins, gannets and cormorants. 3 nights at campsite near Carantec
This morning your coach will take you to Roscoff and from here you have a short boat trip to Batz Island followed by a guided tour of the Jardin Georges Delaselle. Enjoy lunch in one of the island restaurants (payable locally) or bring a pic nic to enjoy on the beach. This afternoon you have a second boat trip to explore the Bay of Morlaix, known for its tiny islets and thriving bird sanctuaries, as well as a stop at the Chateau de Taureau. Return to your campsite by coach.
A morning at leisure. This afternoon you have a coach excursion with guide to St Pol and Roscoff where you will have an evening meal before returning to your campsite.
Travel south through the Armorique Regional Nature Park to the Finistere region of Brittany.
3 nights at campsite near Penmarch
Set off by coach and start the day with a visit of a traditional Breton biscuit factory. A gentle train ride along the coast will be followed by lunch in the pretty seaside resort of Bénodet. In the afternoon you will visit the unique sea fishing discovery centre of Haliotika and watch the fishing boats return in to the port of Guilvinec at the end of the day.
Day at leisure. A chance to relax by the pool, restock at the local supermarket or return to the nearby sandy beaches.
Travel to your final campsite for the last stage of your trip. 3 nights at campsite near La Trinité-sur-Mer
A coach excursion to the megalithic stones of Carnac and free time for lunch (payable locally). You continue on to the medieval town of Vannes where you have a guided tour before you return to the campsite.
Day at leisure. You have an excellent choice of beaches that are just a short walk from the campsite or you may like to take a stroll along the pretty coastal path into La Trinité-sur-Mer. There will be a three course farewell meal with drink in a beachfront restaurant across from the campsite.
End of tour arrangements. Your Tour Specialist can recommend and book other sites for your return journey, or why not join one of our Western France rallies?
Approximate tour mileage: 610
Driving rating: GREEN. Most of the drives on this tour are east with well-maintaned tarmac roads.
Mobility rating: MODERATE. Will include sections of walking on uneven terrain such as cobblestones, walking up some slopes, getting on and off coaches, train and boats.