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Normandy - From Bayeux via Omaha Beach to Mont St Michel

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Country: France Fly to: Paris
The riding: Trail ride Pick-up & Transfers: Yes
Duration: 7 nights/6 days riding Hours in the saddle: 4-6 hrs per day
Period: 30 August-5 October 2020 Level: Half experienced/Experienced
Horses: Mixed breed of horses Accommodation: Chateaux & B&B
Riding style: English Max.weight: 100 kg Group: 8-10 pers

Trail ride in Normandy from Bayeux via Omaha Beach all the way to the Mont Saint Michel Bay
Special: long canters on the beautiful and historical beaches, stay in lovely chateaux
"Thanks to their day on the beach you can have your day on the beach" Never forget, but enjoy!
Price indication: € 2.590

Normandy with its medieval abbeys, chateaux (in which you will stay) and the deeply moving traces of the Second World War, the heart of the region of the Selle Français horses. Enjoy the fresh sea food and the French wines. Feel the sea breeze and canter away in France! La Vie est Belle ...

The horses
A mix of horses to find a match for everyone. The horses are quiet and generous. our trail ride companion is chosen for you according to your level, height and weight.

Accommodation
In châteaux which combine charm and comfort.

Program
Day 1: Arrival at chateau de Bellefontaine in Bayeux.
Briefing, dinner and night at chateau de Bellefontaine in Bayeux.
Day 2: Bayeux – Creully
Morning ride of 2 hours in the hilly landscape of Normandy.
Arrival on horseback in the old city of Creully, visit médieval Chateau de Creully, from where BBC diffused news of Normandy battle in 1944. Visit XIII th century old church St. Martin, enjoy lunch in Creully.
Afternoon ride of 2 hours in the Normandy countryside with arrival on horseback in medieval and XVIII th century city of Bayeux. Dinner and overnight stay at Chateau de Bellefontaine in Bayeux.
Day 3: Bayeux – Arromanches
Morning visit of Bayeux cathedral, medieval and XVIIIth century center and of the famous tapistry made in the 11th century, and listed as a “Memory of the World” by UNESCO
Afternoon ride of 2 hours in the country side, spectacular arrival with a panoramic view on Arromanches and its famous Mulberry port – canter on the beach if tide allows.
Dinner and overnight at hotel La Marine in Arromanches, with a wonderful view on the sea.
Day 4: Arromanches – Omaha beach
Morning ride of 2,5 hour on the cliff and through the country side. Look down in awe on the beach where on June 6th, 1944  (D-Day) the American troops landed on shore, fought a horrendous battle with great losses but was the start of victory of the Allies in World War II.
Lunch at Port en Bessin.
Afternoon ride of 2 hours along the cliff and on the boulversante range of Omaha.
Visit the American military cemetry or Overlord museum.
Transfer by car to Chateau de la Roque near Saint Lo. Dinner and overnight saty at Chateau de la Roque.
Day 5: Herbecrevon – Saint Lo
Morning ride of 2 hours along the river La Vire to Haras de Saint Lo, the heart of famous Selle Français breed. Haras means studfarm) Visit the buildings. Afternoon ride of 2 hours along the river and countryside to Herbecrevon.
Transfer by car to Manoir du Brion in Mont Saint Michel Bay; Dinner at a typical local restaurant.
Night at Manoir de Brion.
Day 6: Mont Saint Michel
About 4 hours riding in the Mont Saint Michel Bay.
Gourmet dinner. Overnight at Manoir de Brion.
Day 7 Breakfast and departure.
Time to visit Mont saint Michel on your own
Program may be changed slightly by your host/guide if horses, riders, weather or other demand.

Location
In the province of Brittany on the West coast of France.

Fly to: Paris
You can choose to book your own flights or leave it to us. We advise you not to book your flights before we have confirmed your horse riding holiday. We will pass on your flight details to your host and coordinate your pick-up and transfers accordingly.

Transfers
You will be awaited at the Paris Airport and driven to Bayeux where your horse riding adventure starts.

Price € 2.590 per person

Arrangement
Full board (breakfast/lunch/gourmet meals with wines) in a shared twin/double room in chateaux including horse riding, certified guide, back-up team and visits/shows. Excl. flights, transfers from airports or train stations (seperate), travel-/cancellation insurance, single supplement, own expenditures/drinks and tips.

Dates 2020
Alleen nog 30 augustus-5 september

Weather & climate
Sea climate, warm in summer, mild in spring and autumn.

Travel documents
This will depend on which nationality you have and where you are travelling from. We will advise you accordingly.

Booking
We can request availability for you and ask for a provisional booking.
Upon reservation a deposit of 20% is required.
The remaining amount may be paid 10 weeks before departure.
The partner abroad always determines the price, so you will always get the same price (or better if Paardenpas gives you a discount. Like I will of 2,5% for a Paardenpas friend).

You will receive a personal travel itinerary with all relevant information about your horse riding holiday including flights, arrival, pick-up & transfers, hosts, guides, instructors, horses, accommodation, insurances, health, program, documents etc.

You can book here: online booking form and we will contact you.

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