2019 Women’s World Cup France​

Presented by Opportunity Travel

June 19 to 30, 2019
Le Havre (Deauville) | Paris

4 Matches including:
Group Stage Match in Le Havre
Round of 16 in Reims or Paris
Quarter-finals in Rennes and Paris

Limited to 24 People

Join us in celebrating the U.S. Women’s National Team as they compete for their fourth World Cup title in France this coming summer!

    

After a brilliant undefeated year in 2018, the U.S. women’s national team is heading into 2019 as the team to beat. With 18 wins, 2 ties and 0 losses in 2018, Team USA is sure to be a lethal opponent in the upcoming World Cup in France this summer.

With the squad playing the best they’ve ever played, the USWNT has a rare opportunity to win their 2nd consecutive World Cup title and they’re fourth overall, putting them above any other nation by two titles’.  This summer, join us to watch the U.S. women compete for a chance to prove not only that the U.S. team is the greatest women’s soccer nation on earth, but that this generation of USWNT players is one of the greatest in the history of the sport, men or women. (Information via Forbes)

Matches included in this tour: Group stage USA vs Sweden in La Havre | Knock Out Round of 16 in either Paris or Reims | Two Quarter-finals: one in Paris and one in Rennes. More information on these cities is located below.

Host Cities

Paris

Though it needs no introduction. Paris, France’s capital, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Countless books have been devoted to the French capital and one could read every page from front to back without getting close to exhausting all the wonders of the fabled City of Lights.

The history of France itself is inscribed in each of the city’s many monuments and richly diverse neighborhoods. From the Eiffel Tower to the Champs-Elysees, and from Montmartre to Menilmontant and the Latin Quarter, Paris is overflowing with historic treasures, cultural landmarks and architectural delights. With so many different museums and things to see and do, there is always something for everyone.

The ultimate symbol of French culture, and a global capital of fashion and luxury goods, Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Visitors making the trip for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ will be spoiled for choice, as they look to fill their time between matches. (Host city information via FIFA.)

DEAUVILLE (LE HAVRE)

Located in the Heart of the Normandy Region. This seaside resort can be enjoyed all year round.

Through the years the town has managed to develop harmoniously, preserving its historic, architectural and cultural heritage, while at the same time keeping step with an ever-changing tourist sector. 

Indeed, only two hours from Paris, this rendez-vous of elegance and art de vivre promises visitors a complete change of scenery, with its many turn-of-the-century villas, traditional half-timbered houses, colorful sun umbrellas on the beach and famous Promenade. (Host city information via FIFA.)

Tours

Mont Saint Michel

Like something right out of Game of Thrones, Mont Saint Michel is a magical island topped by a gravity-defying medieval monastery. It’s among France’s most stunning sights. Set in the mesmerizing bay where Normandy and Brittany merge, the island draws the eye from great distances. (info via Normandy-tourism)

Giverny

On our way back from Deauville we will stop by Giverny.  Welcome to the world of the painter and gardener Claude Monet. For over 40 years, until his death in 1926, Giverny was his home, his site of creation and his masterpiece. A world of senses, of colors and of memories, the house in which the artist and his family lived notably contains his studio-sitting room and his exceptional collection of Japanese prints. The gardens are composed of the Clos Normand, with its flowerbeds, and the Water Garden, planted with oriental vegetation and weeping willows, its Japanese bridge painted green and its waterlilies. (Information via Fondation-monet)

Paris City Tour

+1-hour Promenade cruise on the Seine River

In 4 hours, a licensed guide will take you through Paris driving past the most famous monuments, explaining French history as well as everyday Parisian life. Driving by all the famous spots of Paris, you will get into the heart of the secrets of the city: The Sun King, the French revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte, many important people and famous events have made Paris the beautiful city it is now. We will also enjoy a one hour Seine River Cruise.

 

Our Brief Schedule Starts with Game 3 of the Group Phase and Focused on Team U.S.A.

(If you want to come in on your own earlier to see Game 1, June 11th in Reims at 9:00PM vs. Thailand and Game 2 in Paris on June 16th at 6:00 p.m. vs. Chile, just let us know and we will assist with arrangements).

June 19th
Arrive into Paris, meet at Charles de Gaulle (time and location TBA) and transfer to Deauville for 5 nights. Our hotel in Deauville is the Almoria.  http://almoria-deauville.com/

June 20th
Full Day Guided Tour to Mont-Saint-Michel.
MATCH DAY USA Game Three of group phase: USA vs. Sweden 9:00 p.m. at Stade Océane in Le Havre. Transportation included. Breakfast included. (B)

June 21st
Day at your leisure.  Or guided tour TBD(B)

June 22nd – 23rd
Days at your leisure to explore Deauville or visit one of their beautiful beaches. (B)

June 24th
MATCH DAY
Depart Deauville and head either to Reims or to Paris depending on game site for Team USA.  We will be in Reims if USA finishes first in the group phase playing the second place team in group B (Germany, China, Spain or S. Africa) at 6:00 p.m., or in Paris at 9:00 p.m. if they come in second place playing 1st place team in group E (Canada, Cameroon, New Zealand or Netherlands).  Also, included will be a stop to Giverny, to visit Monet Home and Gardens.  Transportation by motor coach with guide  included. (B) Spending the night in Paris. Hotel in Paris for the next 6 nights is the Comfort Hotel Paris Lafayette. https://www.hotelparislafayette.com/ (B)

June 25th
½ day Guided Paris City tour by motor coach.  Includes a one-hour Seine River cruise. (B)

June 26th – 27th
Days at your leisure (B)

June 28th
MATCH DAY Quarterfinals 9:00 p.m. in Paris at Parc des Princes.
Winner of Game 40 (1st place A vs 3rd place CDE) vs Winner of game 41 (2nd place B vs 1st place F-maybe U.S.A.). Transportation on your own by metro or Uber. (B)

June 29th
MATCH DAY Quarterfinals 6:30 p.m. in Rennes at Roazhon Park

Winner of Game 38 (1st place B vs 3rd place ABD) vs Winner of game 42 (2nd place F – maybe USA vs 2nd place E). Transportation included by motor coach. (B)

June 30th
Depart from Hotel Lafayette. Transportation on your own by metro, Uber or taxi.

Visit www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/matches/ for full schedule and grouping.

We are working with Sport by LFG, the official tour company in France for all in country services.

Pricing and What's Included

To Register please call Barbara Perriello at Opportunity Travel
+800-926-6575 or +561-243-2572

Regular price per person:
(Based on double occupancy)

Euros €1,800** (non-refundable) approx. USD $2,065

Family suite:

This is available in Deauville for 2 adults and 2 kids under 18.  Based on 4 is €1,670** pp. (approx: $1900USD)

Single supplement in private room:

Euros €775** (non-refundable) * approx. USD $900

*Due to limited hotel space we encourage sharing.  If you are traveling alone and wish to share a room with another participant, we will try to find a roommate for you.

**Please note the pricing is in Euros but deposits and full payments will be paid in USD at the current exchange rate.

 

Deposits and Final Payments:

We require a $350 USD pp non-refundable deposit at the time of booking. Full payment will be charged on April 18, 2019.

  • Accommodations – 11 nights – Almoria Hotel Deauville (5 nights) & Comfort Hotel Paris Lafayette (6 nights)
  • Meals – All breakfasts each day at the hotel.
  • Games – June 20 in Le Havre, June 24 in either Paris or Reims (based on where the U.S.A. will play), June 28 in Paris and June 29 in Rennes (call for more details).
  • Tours & Activities – Full day tour to Normandy, full day tour to St. Michel, tour to Giverny and a half day tour in Paris with Seine River cruise.
  • Transportation – 49-seat luxury motor coach.
  • Guide – English/French speaking guide
  • Taxes – For accommodations, transportation and tours
  • Opportunity Travel Assistance – personal concierge service throughout the program

Please see below for what is NOT included.

International flights but we are happy to assist in booking these.

Travel Insurance – We would be happy to assist you with purchasing travel insurance. Please ask us when you register. We have two travel insurance options for you at very reasonable rates. This must be purchased at the same time as you book the trip. (See below for more information)

Meals or Alcoholic Beverages (only breakfast is included at your hotel).

Personal expenses such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, camera fees at monuments, or tips to local guides.

Tourist cards/visas (if applicable to the traveler)

Airport departure taxes, if applicable (may be due in cash only)

Additional or optional activities

Voluntary tips – guide, drivers, porters, maids, restaurants

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Please realize that on this tour you will encounter many cultural and geographical differences such as ethnic foods, changes in altitude and weather.

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