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French Festive Getaway

Europe
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW99786

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Cruise

5 nights. December 2019. From £359.00.

Book by 30th September and claim 12 free bottles of wine – Use Code: WINE12

Join us aboard Marco Polo for a pre-Christmas cruise to Normandy, crossing the Channel and sailing through the upper reaches of the River Seine to Rouen. Enjoy the festive atmosphere of this beautifully restored medieval city, and call at pretty Honfleur before returning to Bristol.

What's Included

5 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious full board cuisine
Afternoon teas and late night snacks
Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
Port Taxes

Holiday Highlights

Festive relaxation on board Marco Polo
See the pre-Christmas festivities in Joan of Arc’s Rouen
Discover the pretty Impressionists' haven, Honfleur
Cruise the meandering River Seine
PRICE FROM ? £359 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart Bristol
Depart: 1600hrs Embark in Bristol's Avonmouth port and sele in to your cabin as Marco Polo sets sail at the start of this unique pre-Christmas mini-cruise to France.

Day 2

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 3

Rouen, France
Arrive: 1400hrs Depart: 0400hrs (Day Four) Marco Polo navigates into the heart of Normandy, today, heading to the ancient city of Rouen. We'll spend the night here, giving you the chance to explore. See the Place du Vieux-Marche, site of Saint Joan's martyrdom, the famous one-handed mechanical clock and the chalets and stalls of the Christmas Market that shelter beneath the city's stunning Gothic cathedral.

Day 4

Honfleur, France
Arrive: 1045hrs Depart: 2100hrs Today you'll reach Honfleur, set at the mouth of the River Seine. This favourite retreat of the French Impressionists, and its harbour surrounded by gabled houses, are an unforgettable sight at Christmastime. Explore the town, or venture further afield on an excursion.

Day 5

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 5

Arrive Bristol
Arrive: 0740hrs Disembark in Bristol, and make your way home after a wonderful festive break. Back to top

Further Information

Passport requirements

British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

Terms and conditions

WINE12 TERMS: This offer applies to new bookings on long-haul air holidays made between 29th August and 30th September 2019 (inclusive) only, and to new bookings on ocean cruises lasting more than two nights made between 29th August and 30th September 2019 (inclusive) only. All information provided on this page has been approved by Virgin Wines (www.virginwines.co.uk). By accepting this offer, you are agreeing that you will provide a valid address and will allow us to send this and any other necessary data to Virgin Wines for the sole purpose of fulfilling the order of the free gift. Virgin Wines will not use this information for any other purpose. Newmarket Holidays will use this data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. This offer is not available on bookings with postal addresses in the Channel Islands. This offer is not valid on departures with late-availability pricing, is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. One Case of Wine per booking. No cash equivalent can be provided. Newmarket Holidays are acting as an agent to Virgin Wines and are unable to resolve any issues you may have with Virgin Wines after you have received your free gift. You can contact Virgin Wines regarding your case of wine by emailing corporate@virginwines.co.uk. CRUISE OFFER TERMS: Please see the following pages for relevant offer terms and conditions: www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-buy-one-get-one-free (for Buy One Get One Free), www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-buy-one-get-one-half-price-plus (for Buy One Get One Half-Price), and www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-getaway-deals (for Percentage Saver Fares). Back to top