Cruising The Meandering Seine 2023
7 Days | River Cruise | Full Board
Highlights: Guided tour of Paris, Monet's Gardens, Palace of Fontainebleu, Guided tour of Rouen, Honfleur tour, Normandy Abbeys tour
Join us on one of Europe’s most delightful waterways, the glorious River Seine, as we gently make our way through the heart of Normandy, from the historic port town of Honfleur, to the shadows of the Eiffel Tower in seven wonderful days aboard the magnificent MS Seine Princess! This wonderful journey immerses you in the rich history of France including the famous Palace of Fontainebleau, the
beautiful Monet’s Gardens and of course the highlight of cruising through the heart of magnificent Paris!
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
DAY 1: From local joining points we cross the Channel and continue into Normandy to reach Honfleur. This evening enjoy welcome cocktails and dinner on board.
DAY 2: This morning we include a guided walking tour of Honfleur to discover this charming town. After lunch we head to the French coastline with an excursion to the Cote Fleuri, where golden beaches, clifftops and pretty resorts stretch from Honfleur to Deauville. This evening we begin our cruise along the Seine as we head towards Rouen overnight.
DAY 3: A guided tour of Rouen this morning including the charming Cathedral and Market Square where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. This afternoon we tour the Norman Abbeys of the region that made this area of France such an influence on the cultural shaping of the country, including the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Wandrille and the ruins of the spectacular abbey in Jumiege. We continue our cruise overnight.
DAY 4: Arriving in Mantes-La-Jolie, we include a visit to Monet’s Gardens, the home of France’s beloved impressionist artist for 43 years and the influence of so much of his work including his famous lilly pond. This afternoon we continue cruising with the landscapes changing as we head for Paris. As evening unfolds we reach the city for a fabulous first impression.
DAY 5: This morning we include a guided tour of Paris to see all the highlights of this amazing city, before we cruise out of Paris this afternoon, passing Notre Dame and head towards Melun.
DAY 6: This morning we visit the stunning Palace of Fontainebleau, residence of thirty four kings and two emperors over a period of eight centuries, with over 1500 rooms, and beautiful gardens to explore. This afternoon we cruise back to Paris where this evening the ship hosts its gala dinner on board.
DAY 7: After breakfast we disembark and head for the channel, returning homeward.
Everything Included - River Cruises
- Free local joining points
- All coach travel
- Return Channel crossings
- Tour Manager escorted
- Cruise itinerary and sightseeing excursions as stated
- Accommodation in a twin outward facing cabin
- Full board on the ship including hot/cold buffet breakfast, set menu lunch and dinner
- Half board in overnight hotel
- Morning coffee and afternoon tea whilst cruising
- Regular entertainment on board
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MS Seine PrincessAptly named for cruising on the Seine, the Seine Princess has 67 cabins over two decks and offers spacious public areas and comfortable cabins.
Cabin Facilities include: > Twin beds > Shower & toilet > Satellite television > Internal use telephone > Safe > Air-conditioning > Wi-Fi > 220v electricity sockets Back to top