b'FranceHeritage and History in Brittany & NormandyDiscover la vraie - authentic France on an experiential journey that delves into unique cultures and traditions of Brittany and Normandy. In Brittany and Normandy, sweeping, wild coastal landscapes and ancient cities are home to a proud people whose Celtic heritage distinguishes local culture, language and traditions from the rest of France. The evolution of architecture is evident here, where prehistoric megaliths that pre-date Stonehenge stand in contrast to the gothic castles and cathedrals, half-timbered houses and the mighty Mont St. Michel. Examine how Paul Gauguin, Van Gogh and the Pont-Aven School of artists captured the landscape in their painting. In Normandy, delve into modern history along the D-Day beaches and museum; admire the home and legacy of Monet at Giverny, and stroll the medieval cobblestone streets of Rouen, lined with half-timbered houses.ITINERARY14 nights| Arrivals in Quimper, 3 nights; drive to Vannes, 2 nights;drive to St. Malo, 3 nights; drive to Caen, 3 nights; drive to Rouen, 2 nights; drive to Paris, 1 night & departures.HIGHLIGHTSExperience Brittanys Celtic heritage, art and language and culinary traditionsDiscover the prehistoric megalith sites at Locmariaquer and CarnacRetrace the centuries old footsteps of pilgrims at Mont St. MichelExamine Normandys heritage at the Bayeux TapestryStroll the meandering streets lined with medieval, half-timbered housesin Rouen and HonfleurPrices Starting From $6,999 per personContemplate scenes of Monets Garden and locales famously captured by ImpressionistsGroup Size: Maximum 24 travelers Examine World War II history at Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Arromanches &Season: April-Octoberthe Caen Memorial Museum Accommodations: Four-star and boutique hotels HistoryHeritage WWII Culture Art 24 Conservancy Travel|conservancytravel.org'