Parisian Dreams & Dutch Nights

2 Paris  /  3 Bayeux  /  2 Bruges  /  2 Amsterdam

Experience the “Parisian Dreams & Dutch Nights” tour, an 11-day journey through the cultural and historical gems of Paris, Bayeux, Bruges, and Amsterdam. Revel in the iconic sights of Paris, delve into Normandy’s rich past, wander through Bruges’ medieval charm, and cruise Amsterdam’s scenic canals. With captivating performances and ample exploration, this tour promises a vibrant and enriching European experience.

Tour Highlights

  • Dedicated Tour Manager

  • Breakfast daily

  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner

  • 3 Performance Opportunities

  • Arc de Triomphe

  • Champs Elysees

  • Place de la Concorde

  • Les Invalides

  • Eiffel Tower

  • Seine River Cruise

  • Bayeux Tapestry Museum

  • Visit to Normandy American Cemetery

  • Guided tour of Bruges

  • Reie River Cruise in Bruges

  • Visit to the Rijksmuseum

Itinerary

11 Days / 2 Paris / 3 Bayeux / 2 Bruges / 2 Amsterdam

Departure from the United States.

Upon arrival at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, meet your Tour Manager in the arrivals hall and board your coach for transfer into the city. Begin a panoramic tour with a local guide, exploring highlights such as the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides, and a brief stop at the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a group lunch at Chez Jenny, where a devotion will be held. After lunch, transfer by coach to the Mercure Montmartre for check-in. Dinner is at your own leisure, and the evening is free for relaxation. (L)

Enjoy the entire morning at leisure to explore on your own. Later, transfer to the rehearsal venue followed by a rehearsal at Notre Dame des Blancs Manteaux or another nearby venue of your choosing. Devotion will precede the concert. After the performance, return to the hotel to drop off concert gear. En route, there will be a stop near Notre Dame Cathedral. Return to the Notre Dame Cathedral area for dinner. Board the Bateaux Parisiens boat for a cruise on the Seine river in the evening. Return transfer to the hotel at night. Those wishing to stay out later may arrange their own transfer back to the hotel.

Depart Paris and arrive in Chartres to visit the stunning Gothic Cathedral. Enjoy lunch at your leisure before continuing to Bayeux. Devotion will be held during the journey. Check in to the Churchill Hotel upon arrival. In the evening, gather with your Tour Manager for a walk to a nearby restaurant for dinner, followed by a leisurely stroll back to the hotel. (B,D)

Take advantage of the morning for relaxation before enjoying lunch on your own. Gather in the lobby when you’re ready to embark on a visit to the Bayeux Tapestry Museum with your Tour Manager. Following this excursion, the afternoon is yours to explore and shop at your leisure, with various venue options available for your evening plans. Later, reconvene for rehearsal at Bayeux Cathedral, preceded by a moment of devotion. Afterward, it’s time for the concert at Bayeux Cathedral, followed by a leisurely walk back to the hotel. (B)

Set out from the hotel for a full-day Normandy excursion. Explore the D-Day sites and landing beaches, including the Battery of Longues-sur-Mer, with a knowledgeable guide. Perform at the American Cemetery and take in the solemn atmosphere. Afterward, visit the American War Cemetery and Visitor Center before continuing to Arromanches, stopping at Omaha Beach en route. Take a moment for reflection during the bus journey. Upon arrival, enjoy a leisurely lunch and explore the D-Day Museum. Then, head to Pointe du Hoc for further exploration. Return to the hotel in Bayeux, where the rest of the evening is yours to unwind. (B)

Begin your journey to Honfleur by boarding the coach, where you can explore the town at your leisure and enjoy lunch. Afterwards, continue your travels to Bruges with a moment for devotion during the trip. Upon arrival, settle into your accommodation. Later, join your Tour Manager for an orientation walk through the city, followed by dinner at a local restaurant.

Gather in the lobby to meet your local guides and embark on a captivating guided walking tour through the medieval city. After exploring its wonders, rendezvous at a boat launch for a serene cruise, offering a unique perspective of the city’s landmarks. Following the cruise, take your time to enjoy lunch and dinner at your leisure. Later, stroll to your concert venue and commence rehearsal at the enchanting St. Giles Church. Prior to the concert, gather for a moment of devotion. Then, immerse yourselves in the joy of performing at St. Giles Church! Conclude the evening by walking back to your hotel alongside your Tour Manager. (B)

Begin your journey to Amsterdam by coach, allowing for ample exploration upon arrival. After checking in at your hotel, enjoy a leisurely orientation walk led by your Tour Manager later in the afternoon. The evening offers opportunities to dine at your leisure.

Board your coach for transfer to the Singelkerk where you’ll sing for the local congregation during Sunday services. Participate in the service and afterward, enjoy refreshments and fellowship with the church members before having lunch on your own. In the afternoon, you have the option to visit the Rijksmuseum. Later in the evening, take a leisurely stroll with your Tour Manager to a nearby restaurant for a special farewell dinner where devotion will be part of the experience. Conclude your tour with a delightful cruise along Amsterdam’s canals, celebrating your journey together. (D)

Transfer to the airport for return flight to the United States.

Sample Customizations*

GENERAL CUSTOMIZATIONS

  • Add day(s)/Remove day(s)
  • Add overnight city (Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Loire Valley, Luxembourgh, Strasbourg)
  • Add/Remove meals
  • Add/Remove a performance
  • Reverse itinerary

ADD A MUSICAL HIGHLIGHT

  • Attend a classical performance at the Palais Garnier or the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris
  • Experience a concert at the Philharmonie de Paris or the Opéra Bastille
  • Participate in a choral workshop or masterclass
  • Take part in an exchange concert with a local choir or musical group
  • Attend a classical performance at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
  • Experience a concert at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam

ADD AN ACTIVITY OR EXCURSION

  • Explore the Musée d’Orsay or Louvre in Paris
  • Visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam
  • Wander the Markt square in Bruges
  • Discover Montmartre in Paris
  • Catch a performance at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris
  • Enjoy a play or musical at the Royal Theatre Carré in Amsterdam
*All customizations subject to operational feasibility and availability

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