Normandy
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  • Honfleur Like a Local: Customized Guided Tour

    1. Honfleur Like a Local: Customized Guided Tour

    With totally customized tours, skip the usual historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Embark on a 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6-hour tour that will transform the way you travel, making it as much about the people you meet, as the places you see. Your local guide is passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since these locals are not professional guides and only tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. Meet where you're staying to get familiar with that neighborhood; find out the best places to eat, the easiest ways to get around, and the hidden gems you might have missed. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay. Through conversations with your gui...

    Audrey was knowledgeable and lots of fun. She was extremely personable and engaging. I got a great history and cultural lesson about Honfleur and Normandy.

  • Welcome to Rouen: Private Walking Tour with a Local

    2. Welcome to Rouen: Private Walking Tour with a Local

    Experience Rouen like a resident on a private walking tour with a local host. Get tips on what to see and do, learn the best ways to get around and much more. Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation and get familiar with your local neighborhood. Hear where to buy groceries or where the best places to eat can be found. Alternatively, meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Venture beyond the usual tourist sites and discover places you would never read about in the guidebooks. Avail of an itinerary that can be tailored to your interests and specific needs. Ride on the public transportation system, at your own expense, if you prefer. Chat with your guide about life in the city and its many traditions. Feel more confident that you can get around and explore on your own for the rest of your stay in the city.

  • Paris: Small Group Tour to Mont St-Michel & Honfleur

    3. Paris: Small Group Tour to Mont St-Michel & Honfleur

    Your day trip begins with a pick-up from your hotel or apartment in Paris for the drive (about 4 hours) to Mont St. Michel. On board the spacious minibus, you will have access to Wi-Fi and educational tablets to prepare you for your visit. Your driver-guide will also be available for any questions you may have. UNESCO listed Mont St. Michel is known for its striking perch on a tiny rock island off the coast of Normandy. On top of the island stands a medieval abbey, where you can admire views of the bay. Accompanied by your guide, stroll through the steep, narrow streets of the village and perhaps tasting some local specialties at the bakery (at own expense). In the afternoon, continue your day tour to the town of Honfleur, where you can explore the cobblestone streets and enjoy the harbor setting, a source of inspiration for painters like Claude Monet. Check out sights like the Old Por...

  • Caen Like a Local: Customized Guided Walking Tour

    4. Caen Like a Local: Customized Guided Walking Tour

    Skip the usual historical tours and discover the city of Caen through a local's eyes on this customized tour that can run for anything between 2-6 hours. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel, making it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Meet your guide at your accommodation in Caen to get familiar with the neighborhood, find out about the best places to eat, the easiest ways to get around, and the hidden gems you might have missed. Through conversations with your local guide, learn about cultural differences, local events, and what it's truly like to be a Caen local. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most out of your stay. Since the local partner's guides are not professional, they provide an experience that's authentic and personal, like a fr...

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What people are saying about Normandy

Great orientation to the city.

Agalic did z great job showing me around her city. She had passion for the city and orientated me ffg or further investigation. She has lived in an English speaking country so very clear English.

It was awesome! Our guide, Stéphanie was very nice, happy and showed us around Honfleur in great detail. My family and I loved this visit and this very very pretty city

Audrey was knowledgeable and lots of fun. She was extremely personable and engaging. I got a great history and cultural lesson about Honfleur and Normandy.