Melody and Jason
Paris, France Bruges, Belgium Brussels, Belgium Bayeux, France Bastogne, Belgium
This is the big one! We'll fly into Paris and out of Brussels for a total of 10,112 miles in the air.
Paris to Normandy to Bruges then Brussels. The rails will take us from city to city.
The residence of French monarchs and the cultural heartbeat of Europe for about 100 years until the French Revolution in 1789.
A taste of the 4 C's in Normandy: Calvados, Camembert, Cider and Creme!
The Benedictine Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel is one of the most remarkable examples of mediaeval religious and military architecture and was one of Christianity's most important pilgrimage sites from...
A 3 1/2 hour tour highlighting Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc and the American Cemetery in Normandy.
Once a 15th century tannery, Nuit Blanche is now a fairytale B&B with Gothic fireplaces, stained glass windows and a medieval garden. It's a splurge for the 3 nights we'll spend in Bruges.
There are over 1,000 Belgian beers and each style requires it's own unique glass. We'll sample as many as we can, hopefully including the difficult-to-acquire Westvleteren 12. Brewed by Trappist mo...
We can't leave without sampling REAL Belgian waffles, pommes frites, and, of course, chocolate!
Quirky museums dedicated to chocolate, comic strips and frites (French fries)!
Musee du Costume, Royal Museum of Armed Forces and Military History and The Cantillon Brewery
Private tour of American Highlights during the Battle for Bastogne. We'll see the actual battlefields, foxholes, bunkers, and bulletholes which still remain today and follow in the footsteps of the...