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Cruise on the Marne-Rhine Canal from Epernay to Paris

7-day River Cruise with CroisiEurope

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1: Paris - EPERNAY
Transfer from Paris by coach to join our ship in Epernay. Boarding in the end of the afternoon in Epernay. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail. Dinner on board. Overnight.
 
DAY 2: EPERNAY - DORMANS
Full board on board. Excursion along the famous Champagne route. Discovery tour of the village of Hautvilliers, birthplace of Champagne. Visit of a major Champagne house followed by a tasting of champagne. Return on board and cruise to Dormans. Arrival in the evening. Overnight.
 
DAY 3: DORMANS - CHÂTEAU THIERRY
Full board on board. Departure by coach for the excursion of Reims, guided tour of the historic center and its cathedral. Return on board. The Afternoon is spent sailing to Château Thierry, through the beautiful Marne canal landscapes. Arrival in the beginning of the evening. Overnight.
 
DAY 4: CHÂTEAU THIERRY - SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX
Full board on board. Discovery of the town of Château Thierry and you’ll participate in a falconry show(2) with live demonstrations. Return on board and cruise to Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux. Afternoon spent sailing, passing Drachy and Champigny, through the heart of the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines. Arrival during the evening. Overnight.
 
DAY 5: SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX - MEAUX - LAGNY-SUR-MARNE
Full board on board. Cruise to Meaux. Arrival in Meaux and in the afternoon, visit of this charming town, from Meaux Cathedral to the Bishops' Palace, passing the Gallo-Roman ramparts and the magnificent Bossuet Garden, traditionally believed to be an early work of Le Nôtre. Discovery of the Brie de Meaux Exhibition Room, followed by a tasting of the cheese, hailed as “the King of Cheeses”. During this visit, the ship continues cruising to Lagny-sur-Marne where we will return on board. Overnight.
 
DAY 6: LAGNY-SUR-MARNE - PARIS
Full board on board. Departure of the boat to Paris. In the afternoon, arrival in Paris and excursion through the major sites of the capital: the Place de la République, the main boulevards, the Opera, the Place de la Madeleine, Place Vendôme and the Louvre. Original walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris. Travel back through time and history around the Palais Royal. Return on board. Gala evening. Overnight.
 
DAY 7: PARIS
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark in the morning. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • The most modern barge fleet in Europe
  • Fabrics by Missoni Design
  • Bicycles available on board
  • Reims
  • Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne,
  • Château Thierry and falconry show(2),
  • Meaux, with its historic and gastronomic heritage
  • Paris, a new and original visit of the capital city

All This Included
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea.
  • All meals onboard for Superb French Cuisine
  • Farewell Gala dinner
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy Tablet for guests' use
  • Port Talk
  • Captain Welcome cocktail Reception
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Raymonde
Notes
  • For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.
  • (1) Ask for detailed itinerary of the opposite-direction cruise (ref. PCE), its itinerary and different excursion package.
  • (2) October 17th, 2017 departure: the falconry show will be replaced by a visit to the Hôtel-Dieu in Château-Thierry.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* 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.


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