Date
Jun 2, 2023 - Jun 16, 2023
Trip Type
By Land

Group Size: 24 guests
Price: Starting from $6,795 per person

Activity Level
3

Trip Overview

Experience the beauty, allure, and hospitality of provincial France, at an easy pace and in a unique style. Anchored by stays in vibrant Toulouse and enchanting Paris, the journey features diverse Languedoc, the remote Dordogne, the lovely Loire Valley, and historic Normandy while staying in charming rural inns and small country hotels.

Schedule by Day

  • Jun 2: Depart U.S. for France
  • Jun 3: Arrive Toulouse, France
  • Jun 4: Toulouse / Carcassonne
  • Jun 5: Toulouse / Albi / Sarlat
  • Jun 6: Sarlat / Cascaux IV
  • Jun 7: Sarlat / Rocamadour
  • Jun 8: Sarlat / Le Dorat / Saumur
  • Jun 9: Saumur
  • Jun 10: Saumur / Chenonceaux
  • Jun 11: Saurmur / Mont-St-Michel / Crépon
  • Jun 12: Crépon / Bayeux / Caen
  • Jun 13: D-Day Landing Beaches
  • Jun 14: Crépon / Giverny / Paris
  • Jun 15: Paris
  • Jun 16: Depart Paris / Arrive U.S.

Pricing

Air inclusive from Boston or New York City (including airline taxes and fees):

  • $7,597 per person double occupancy
  • $8,792 single occupancy


Land Only:

  • $6,795 per person double occupancy
  • $7,990 single occupancy

Accommodations

  • Two nights at the Crowne Plaza Toulouse
  • Three nights at the Au Grand Hotel de Sarlat
  • Three nights at the Hôtel Anne d’Anjou in Saumur
  • Three nights at the Manoir de Mat in Crépon
  • Two nights at the Hotel Château Frontenac in Paris

Extensions

Post Trip Extension: Paris – On Your Own
June 16-18, 2023

  • $495 per person double occupancy
  • $840 single occupancy

What to Expect

Activity Level 3

One can expect to walk 1-3 miles per day, sometimes during the heat of the day. One must be able to walk up hills or stairs (without handrails) on cobblestone streets. Some days will include long drives on a motorcoach and sightseeing. Must be able to get on/off the motorcoach several times a day without assistance.

Study Leader(s)

Francis Lee Higginson Professor of English

For More Information

Please email haatravels@harvard.edu or call our office at 800-422-1636 or 617-496-0806.