Travel Planning

Tour Three – Normandy/Paris Only
Subject to change

  1. The tour begins in St. Malo, Brittany on Monday, June 19, 2017

  2. Schedule your flight from your U.S. point of origin to fly into either:
    (Please contact us before you purchase your airline tickets so we can review the itinerary with you. 
    • Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
    • An airport of your choice which best suits your transportation plan to St. Malo
  3. Ground transportation to the tour hotel in St. Malo is on your own and at your own cost.

  4. If you choose to fly into CDG
    • CDG has its own railway station. No need to leave the airport to catch a train.
    • You can take the train to St. Malo from this station.
    • Travel time is about five hours, depending on the time of day and route.
    • You will have to change trains at least once, depending on the route you select.
    • Costs vary.  Check web sites or with a travel agent for prices, schedules and ticket information.
    • During past travel, Jamie and Michele have taken the TVG (high speed train) from CDG to Rennes, then changed trains in Rennes for the train to St. Malo.
    • After arriving in St. Malo, you may want to take a taxi from the station, as it is about two miles to the hotel.
  5. If you choose to fly to another airport
    • If you choose to fly to a location other than Paris CDG, be sure to select a flight that will allow you to arrive at the tour’s hotel in St. Malo by the afternoon of Monday, June 19, 2017. 
    • Dinard/St. Malo Airport (DNR) is a small regional airport that has direct flights to/from London Stansted (STN) and other locations in the UK.
    • Stansted has direct flights from/to Dublin, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and many other European cities.
    • After arriving in St. Malo, you may want to take a taxi from the airport, as it is about eight miles to the hotel.
  6. Refer to the web site Getting to St. Malo for other transportation options, including ferries from the south of England.

  7. On Monday, June 26, the last day of the Normandy/Paris tour
    • In the morning, the airport shuttle will arrive at the tour hotel in Paris to take the group to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG).
  8. Schedule your flight home to depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) in the afternoon.

 

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