DAY 1 PARIS
Passengers are welcome to board between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 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
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 as a supplement: Stroll on the banks of the Seine and over the bridges of Paris. We'll 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'll be free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon.
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's fun, it's fabulous, and it's 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.
Excursion for both packages: We’ll leave for a tour of the Fondation Claude Monet in Giverny - the second most visited spot in Normandy after Mont Saint-Michel.
DAY 4 DUCLAIR
The morning will be spent cruising. Excursion for both packages: Norman Abbey Circuit.
DAY 5 HONFLEUR
Morning excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover the Côte Fleurie from Deauville to the Château du Breuil with a Calvados tasting.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Tour through the artist villas of Deauville, real masterpieces of architecture and enjoy a Calvados tasting at the end!
In the afternoon, excursion for both packages: Honfleur and Pont l'Evêque. Leave by coach for Pont l'Evêque, a charming Norman city. We'll take a guided tour and see such sites as the gardens of the former Dominican convent. We'll continue our tour with a tasting of the small, square-shaped cheese that has carried the town's name since the 12th century. We'll 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'll stop in Arromanches after lunch to watch the film “The Price of Liberty.”
DAY 6 ROUEN
We’ll cruise along the superb valley, whose variations of lights inspired many Impressionist painters, before passing under the splendid Normandy Bridge.
Excursion for both packages: Afternoon excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the city, including the cathedral, historic neighborhoods, 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.
CLASSIC: Visit of the Martainville Château, a majestic secondary residence built by a 15th-century financier. Today, it houses the museum of Norman arts and traditions.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Chateau Gaillard. From Les Andelys, we'll 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.
Tonight is our gala evening.
DAY 8 PARIS
Enjoy breakfast before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.
You'll travel between wooded river banks and chalk cliffs through a superb valley, whose changing light has inspired countless painters and poets of all ages.
Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first day to breakfast on the final day
Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served by CroisiEurope during meals on board
Drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
The gala dinner and evening
Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
All port fees
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.