Escorted Tours

Flying Wheels Travel provides full service travel arrangements for the following escorted tours. Participants of the below tours travel together as a group and are always accompanied by a Flying Wheels Travel professional tour escort, who is responsible for ensuring your tour goes smoothly.

 

Upcoming Tours

Paris and France Tour

Jun 18 to 28, 2012

10 nights

Fabulous Paris and surrounding area 

The capital of France, the most romantic city in the world, has enchanted many artists and poets with its thriving culture and captivating sights such as the Eiffel tower, the Louvre and the Notre dame. Marvel at the spectacular architecture as you pass on a Seine riverboat. This tour also explores the incredible French countryside surrounding Paris such as the Loire River Valley better known as the “Valley of the Kings” and the splendor of Normandy with its rustic charms and famous food, wine and cheese.

The tour includes accessible accommodations in Paris,  the Loire Valley and Rouen. 

Tour package

$6,279.61 per person (double occupancy)
$8,226.03.59 per person (single occupancy)

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What makes this tour special?

  • Accessible tours to Paris Loire Valley and Normandy
  • Airport to hotel roundtrip transfers
  • Entrance fees go listed attractions
  • Experienced care and tour escorts to assist throughout travel (based on group size)
  • Transportation in an accessible van
  • Deluxe accessible hotel accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Personal care attendants and/or nurse (based on group size or arranged on an individual basis)
  • Roommates for single travelers may be arranged
  • Security and social opportunities of group travel experience

Tour itinerary

 

Day Activity
Jun. 18 Depart US
Jun. 19 Arrive in Paris and transfer to hotel
Jun. 20 Tour Paris includes Eiffel Tour
Jun. 21 Tour Paris includes Louvre
Jun. 22 Tour Paris includes Seine River cruise
Jun. 23 Tour Versailles and arrive Amboise
Jun. 24 Tour Loire Valley
Jun. 25 Tour Loire Valley
Jun. 26 Tour La Havre and arrive in Rouen
Jun. 27 Tour Rouen
Jun. 28 Depart for US

Reservation deadline for this tour is Apr. 1, 2012

Space may be available after this deadline. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on estimated group size. A deposit of $1,000 per person is required to confirm your reservation. If traveling as a single occupant a $2,000 deposit is required. All major credit cards accepted for deposit. Final payment is due by May 1, 2012.

*Rates include all of the listed group benefits. Rates are subject to availability and are the same for accessible or non-accessible rooms. The number of accessible rooms are limited and available on a first come basis. Book early to guarantee your room choice or contact us to establish an interest fee monthly payment plan. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on group size. The rate does not include airfare. Based on exchange rate as of Oct. 20, 2011.

About the tour

Jun. 19: Arrive in Paris and transfer to hotel.  The hotel is barrier free and features fully-accessible guest rooms with roll-in showers.

Jun. 20—22: Tour of Paris which features visits to the Eiffel Tour, the Louvre, Museum d’Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral, Seine River Cruise and more.

Jun. 23: Tour of Versaille Palace and Gardens. The best known of France’s palaces, Versailles, is also one of the most prestigious monuments of world heritage. Evocatively named sites such as the Royal Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the Chapel are renowned for the magnificence of their decoration.  The French-style gardens are home to more than 400 marble and bronze statues and splendid fountains. Transfer to Amboise hotel.

Chateau A,boise

Jun. 24:  Tour the Loire Valley including Chateau Amboise and Chateau Luce` where Leonara da Vinci once lived and worked.

Jun. 25: Tour of the Loire Valley including Chateau Chambord, Chateau Chenoncceau and Chateau Le Fleuray.

Jun 26: Tour of Le Havre and the Normandy Countryside. Normandy echoes the history of past struggles: the Norman Conquest woven into the tapestry at Bayeux; the perils of Jeanne d'Arc recorded in Rouen; and the drama of the D-Day landings recorded along the Normandy beaches. Transfer to Rouen Hotel.

Rouen

Jun 27: Tour of Rouen. Rouen, the historic capital of Normandy, opens its doors and its heart to you. An inspiration to great writers and artists, Rouen has preserved its historic centre, now composed of pedestrian streets. As you walk along Rouen's streets, past half-timbered houses and bustling shops, you will discover the many treasures the town has to offer: the Cathedrale, the Gros-Horloge, the Law Courts, the Aître St.Maclou, St. Maclou's Church and St. Ouen's Abbey amongst others. You can retrace the memory of Joan of Arc at the Place du Vieux Marché, where the young shepherdess was burnt at the stake. A modern church now stands in her memory.

Jun. 28: Transfer to airport for US departure. 

Customized travel

Flying Wheels Travel provides more than 40 years of experience and knowledge to make your dream vacation a reality. We provide customized fully-accessible tours for you and those traveling with you.

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Please direct all inquires and reservations to Timothy Holtz at Flying Wheels Travel, e-mail at or call 612-381-1622.

 
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