CRUISE: THE INVITING SEINE VALLEY (8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS)

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PCN – with croisieurope CRUISE: THE INVITING SEINE VALLEY – 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS

Departure from Paris

 

Sailing from Paris roundtrip aboard one of our 2 deck ships. Ships sailing this itinerary include Renoir, Botticelli, Seine Princess or other similar vessels.

 

DAY 1: PARIS

Passengers are welcome to board between 18.00 and 19.00. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Join us for a cruise through Paris by night (depending on the water level)

 

DAY 2: PARIS

Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Half-day guided tour exploring the legendary places in the city, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées.
DISCOVERY: Stroll on the banks of the Seine and over the bridges of Paris. We will set out from the Quai de Grenelle for a stroll along the banks of the Seine. The banks of the Seine were added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1991.
You will be free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon.
Optional excursion not included in the packages: Touring Paris in a vintage 2CV. Experience true vintage style as you cruise in a comfortable and completely refurbished 2CV. It is fun, it is fabulous, and it is so French! Relax in the comfort of a refurbished 2CV while you listen to your guide tell you all about the “City of Light.”

 

DAY 3: VERNON

The morning will be spent cruising.
Optional excursion for both packages: We will leave for a tour of the Foundation Claude Monet in Giverny - the second most visited spot in Normandy after Mont Saint-Michel.

 

DAY 4: DUCLAIR

The morning will be spent cruising. Optional excursion for both packages: Norman Abbey Circuit.

 

DAY 5: HONFLEUR

Optional morning excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover the Côte Fleurie from Deauville to the Château du Breuil with a Calvados tasting.
DISCOVERY: Tour through the artist villas of Deauville, real masterpieces of architecture and enjoy a Calvados tasting at the end!
In the afternoon, optional excursion for both packages: Honfleur and Pont l'Evêque. Leave by coach for Pont l'Evêque, a charming Norman city. We will take a guided tour and see such sites as the gardens of the former Dominican convent. We will continue our tour with a tasting of the small, square-shaped cheese that has carried the town's name since the 12th century. We will then return to Honfleur for a guided tour on foot. Our tour will finish with a visit to Saint Léonard Church.
Or full-day guided tour (lunch included) to the Landing Beaches (only as a pre-booked tour and a minimum of 30 participants). Departure by coach to reach Pointe du Hoc, seeing Omaha Beach and Coleville-sur-Mer and its American cemetery on the way. We will stop in Arromanches after lunch to watch the film “The Price of Liberty.”

 

DAY 6: ROUEN

We will cruise along the superb valley, whose variations of lights inspired many Impressionist painters, before passing under the splendid Normandy Bridge.
Optional afternoon excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the city, including the cathedral, historic neighbourhoods, and the “Place du Vieux Marché" where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.

 

DAY 7: ROUEN - LES ANDELYS

The morning will be spent cruising.
Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit of the Château de Martainville, a majestic secondary residence built by a 15th-century financier. Today, it houses the museum of Norman arts and traditions.
DISCOVERY: Chateau Gaillard. From Les Andelys, we will walk to the Château Gaillard. Come discover this ruined medieval castle and its gorgeous views overlooking the small city of Les Andelys and one of the loveliest bends in the Seine.
Gala evening.

 

DAY 8: PARIS

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation at 9.00.

 

Note: For navigational reasons and passenger safety, the company and the captain reserve the right to modify the cruise itinerary if necessary.

 

Price per passenger in double-occupancy cabin

 

2017 Departures

Main Deck Upper Deck

23 May

------ $2211.20

28 July

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$2307.20

7 September $2745.60

$2689.60

6 October ------

$2036.80

 

Included

- Meals (breakfasts, lunches, dinners) from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day

- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee

- Accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom

- On-board entertainment

- On-board host/hostess assistance

- Welcome cocktail

- Gala dinner

- Port taxes

- Free WIFI

 

Excluded

- Optional excursions

- Champagne and wines on the wine list

- Drinks served during excursions or transfers

- Personal expenses

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