French Golf Vacation Packages in France

The Essence of France
Including Normandy, Chateaux & Paris

10 Nights | 5 Rounds including Etretat, Cheverny, Les Bordes & Chantilly

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Day 1

This evening depart the United States.

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Day 2

On arrival at the Paris CDG Airport you will be met by PerryGolf personnel who will assist you with your luggage and transfer to your transportation.

Enroute to Deauville pay a visit to Monet's gardens in Giverny, a wonderful promenade in the flower paradise of the impressionist Master. The house with its pink crushed brick where Claude Monet lived from 1883 till 1926 once again has its colourful décor. The visitor can admire the collection Japanese prints of the Master, the huge Nymphéas studio which contains the Foundation's shop.

The garden have been replanted as they once were, the rectangular Clos Normand offers from Spring to Autumn the palette of varying colours of the painter-gardener who was "ecstatic about flowers". Lastly the water garden with its famous Japanese Bridge, its azalea and its pond has become again that casket of sky and water which inspired the pictorial universe of the water lilies.
Overnight: Deauville's Hotel du Golf: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 3

Today play Deauville (tbc) . Overlooking Deauville's bay, players play under the windows of the Grand Hotel at Deauville Golf. An old and challenging course designed by Tom Simpson. A large variety of trees such as oak, elm, ash, apple trees (symbol of the Calvados country) surround the fairways. Deauville is one of the most exclusive golf courses in Normandy and visitors come from all over the world to enjoy the course.

Non-Golfers will enjoy shopping in Deauville, lady of the French coast, its most glamorous seaside resort, symbolizes elegance, prestige and sophistication. This 5 000 dwellers sea side town has been a fashionable place since one century. Its lovely harbor has become an international meeting centre for all sorts of pleasure boats. In addition of being a terrific place for shopping, Deauville is also famous for its beaches, casino and magnificent race-track.  Another suggestion is a Visit to Caen Memorial.  A modern, lively staying of history calls up the recent past through the play of light, period pieces, scale models, sound evocations and wide screen films.  A journey into the heart of History an Hope for the future with The museum Itinerary (1918-1945), The Audio-visual spaces (1944-1994), The Nobel Peace Prizewinner's Gallery (1901-1999), The International Park for the liberation of Europe.

Overnight: Deauville's Hotel du Golf: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 4

Today play Etretat (tbc) . Situated at the top of Etretat's cliffs and overlooking the worldwide known natural arches in the cliffs (Aiguille Creuse), this outstanding golf course is considered one of the most spectacular in Europe. Like an authentic links, Etretat Golf Course is subject to windy conditions and thick gorse surround some of the fairways requiring long and straight iron shots. Even though you have reached the green, the difficulties remain with the contoured slopes and the strong winds making putting tricky.

Non-Golfers will enjoy visiting Honfleur and its famous painters'port, with its colourful fishing boats and timber-beamed houses, which has been a haven for artists since the beginning of the impressionist period.

Overnight: Deauville's Hotel du Golf: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 5

No golf today as you visit Omaha and Utah Beach; Pointe du Hoc where Lieutenant Colonel James Earl Rudder and his U.S. Army Rangers scaled 100-foot cliffs under enemy fire to reach and destroy German gun batteries; the American Cemetery and Sainte-Mère Eglise, home to the memorial to paratrooper John Steele of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), whose parachute caught on the spire of the town church.

Overnight: Deauville's Hotel du Golf: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 6

Travel south today into the Loire Valley and visit Château de Chenonceau.  A jewel of French Renaissance built in 1513 by Thomas Bohier, François the 1st Intendant of Finance. The first part of the Château de Chenonceau was the simple rectangular four-towered block with steeply pitched roof standing on piles in the River Cher.  This castle is now worldwide renowned for its five-arched bridge over the Cher river and was devoted to many Kings' wives, including Diane de Poitiers,la toujours belle, and Catherine de Medicis, la fastueuse who inspired the magnificent gardens in front of the castle.

Overnight: Chateau d'Artigny: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 7

Today play Cheverny (tbc). Set on 350 acres of the old hunting grounds of the Chateau de Cheverny around the lake La Rousseliere. Designed by the French architect Olivier van der Vynckt, the course can stretch to 6863 yards.

Non-Golfers will visit Château de Cheverny.  Used by Herge as a model for the famous Moulinsart castle of Capitaine Haddock, is the most magnificently furnished château in the Loire Valley and strikes any visitor with the quality of its furniture, the authentic and refined charm of its decoration Unlike other castles, such as Blois and Chambord, whose interiors are almost empty, Cheverny boasts magnificent, intact furnishings dating back to the Louis XIII epoch, paintings by old masters and Flemish tapestries.

Overnight: Chateau d'Artigny: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 8

Today enjoy a cooking class at Domaine de la Tortinière.  In the heart of Touraine region and its famous Douceur de Vivre, Olivier and Anne Olivereau will make you discover the culinary secrets of their preparation through first hand experience in a 3 hours cooking lesson including some wine discussion

Overnight: Chateau d'Artigny: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 9

Today play Les Bordes (tbc) . Created by the famous Baron Bich and designed by Robert von Hagge at his most inventive, Les Bordes is a woodland golf course consistently ranked among the finest in Europe. The water shimmers on 12 of its 18 holes in the heart of the Sologne forest, perfect retreat for many deer and pheasants often strolling on the fairways. An exhilarating challenge even for the best players (the course record is only one stroke under par) the experience of playing les Bordes is something any golfer will treasure.

Enroute to Paris enjoy a visit to Chateau de Chambord.  The chateau de Chambord is the largest castle in France with its 440 rooms and one of the loviest Renaissance castle in the Loire valley. This elegant chateau was built by Francois the 1st, Louis XII's successor, who came to the throne in 1515 when he was only 20 years old. Francois the 1st had been particularly impressed by the figure of Lorenzo the Magnificent, an outstanding personality in the field of politics and culture.

Overnight: Hotel du Louvre: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 10

Today play Chantilly - Vineuil (tbc) . Regularly ranked among the top ten courses in Europe, Chantilly golf course is a real challenge for golfers. Designed by one of the best golf architects in the beginning of the century, Tom Simpson, Chantilly hosted the French Open 10 times in the eighties with world class champions such as Nick Faldo winner in 1989.

Visit of Château de Chantilly Musée Condé.  Raised up in the middle of the water, in the Renaissance section of the castle, the chambers of the Prince of Condé appear (17th to 18th centuries) and in the section rebuilt by the Duke d'Aumale, the son of the King Louis-Philippe, one finds his collection of paintings.  Chantilly is the first French museum of old paintings after the Louvre (Raphaël, Poussin, Watteau, Ingres, Delacroix). Its library reunites unique resources of respected manuscripts of the Middle Age.

Overnight: Hotel du Louvre: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 11

Enjoy a full day sightseeing and shopping in Paris. Montmartre, Le Louvre Museum, Saint-Germain des Près, Notre Dame Cathedral, The Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées

Overnight: Hotel du Louvre: including Continental breakfast

 

Day 12

Depart France from the Paris CDG Airport.

 

Pricing

For current pricing and customized options, contact a PerryGolf Travel Expert at 1.800.344.5257or Information@PerryGolf.com.

PLEASE NOTE: This Sample Itinerary is provided primarily for research purposes. You are entirely welcome to book it as shown (based on availability), but keep in mind that it may be customized in any way you wish.

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TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation in hotels listed with room category and dining basis as detailed in the schedule.
  • Green fees for rounds of golf as listed in schedule.
  • Ground transportation throughout as detailed below.
  • Assistance of PerryGolf's local office at your destination.
  • Travel pack with useful information on areas visited in your tour.
  • Local taxes.

Conditions of Your Customized Quote

  • It will be priced in United States Dollars (US$).
  • It will be good for a period of 30 days from the date as quoted on your schedule. Rates do increase, and we recommend that you save a copy of the quotation you receive for your own records.
  • It neither implies nor provides any assurance of availability for the above inclusions
  • To guarantee these rates we require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the agreed land cost per person, subject to a minimum $1,500 deposit, their name and golfer's handicap and home club at the time the reservations are requested.
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Ground Transportation

Rental Car: Mercedes C Class with automatic transmission or similar, with unlimited mileage including Vehicle Damage Insurance and Theft Protection Insurance.

 

 

HOTEL Information

CHATEAU D'ARTIGNY
Chateau d'Artigny is a grandiose eighteen century style castle located in the heart of the Loire Valley and not far from Vouvray wineries. Set in a 65 acre estate, the Chateau d'Artigny offers palatial bedrooms to its guests and an opulent dining rooms that overlook magnificent formal gardens. Marble, wood panelling, frescoes make this chateau hotel of the utmost elegance.

 

DEAUVILLE'S HOTEL DU GOLF
Deauville's Hotel du Golf, a luxury four star hotel overlooking Deauville, with an informal friendly ambiance in a handsome and typical Norman architecture dated from early 20th century. The golf course surrounds the hotel, making the Hotel du Golf the perfect golf resort situated within 10 minutes from one of the most famous French shopping area (Deauville) and 30 minutes from the magnificent Honfleur painters port.

 

HOTEL DU LOUVRE
Inaugurated in 1855 on the request of Napoleon III, to face the many visitors of the Universal Exposition, it became the first luxury hotel in France. The hotel's elegance comfort and splendour won the admiration of its guests. In 1897, the impressionist painter, Camille Pissarro, took up residence in one of the apartments of the hotel. He painted several of his great paintings of Paris from his window. The atmosphere of this unique Parisian place , surrounded by Le Louvre Museum, the Opera de Paris and La Comedie Francaise, also inspired the great Sherlock Holmes author who featured the Hotel du Louvre in several novels. All rooms are individually decorated and bathrooms are in very elegant beige marble.

 
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