Rouen, Honfleur And The River Seine Weekend Cruise
3 nights. August 2018. From £1059.00.
Set sail on a short cruise to Normandy
BOOK BEFORE 31ST OCTOBER TO SAVE UP TO 10%*
Cross the channel and join the scenic course of the River Seine on this delightful weekend cruise to Normandy. Join Astoria in Poole and travel to the charming maritime town of Honfleur and the pretty, medieval city of Rouen, stopping in Bournemouth along the way to watch the impressive displays at Bournemouth Air Festival.
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Tour Highlights And Inclusions
- 3 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
- Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
- On-board entertainment as arranged
- Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
- The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
- Port charges and taxes
Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Join Astoria in Poole in the early afternoon as she makes the short journey to Bournemouth Bay, arriving in time for the Air Show at the annual Bournemouth Air Festival. Enjoy front row seats as you view the display from the top deck, then settle in for your first evening on board as Astoria travel towards Normandy.
Today Astoria reaches Honfleur, set at the mouth of France's River Seine. Spend the morning discovering this historic maritime town, which was a favourite retreat of the French Impressionists and is recognised for its beautiful harbour lined by gabled houses.
Rejoin Astoria during the afternoon for her sailing along the River Seine towards Rouen, where she'll moor overnight.
Step ashore to explore Rouen, a beautifully restored ancient city with a stunning medieval centre. See the Place du Vieux-Marche, site of Saint Joan's martyrdom, the famous one-handed mechanical clock and the stunning Gothic cathedral, before returning to the ship this evening as Astoria begins her return journey.
Disembark Astoria in Poole this morning, after a delightful Normandy cruise.
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Beautiful, 550-passenger MV Astoria is every inch the perfect cruise vessel. Originally a Transatlantic liner, now restored and lovingly maintained as a premium-rated cruise ship, Astoria is both small enough to offer a friendly atmosphere, and large enough to offer a relaxed environment to ensure your holiday enjoyment. She's every inch the perfect home from home for your memorable cruise holiday.
The cabins on board Astoria offer accommodation to suit a range of pockets and preferences. Each passenger cabin offers private facilities with shower and bath, a TV, a hairdryer and personal safe. Superior and Deluxe cabins and Suites offer extra touches such as mini-bars fridges, bathrobes and slippers and even champagne to toast your arrival on board. Outside cabins offer picture windows and portholes. Passengers who book a Junior Suite will also enjoy Priority Embarkation, a welcome bottle of champagne and fresh flowers, priority boarding at tender ports, and a special 'At Your Leisure' disembarkation service and complimentary UK daily or Sunday newspaper on the day they disembark. In addition, passengers who choose to book Astoria's Owners Presidential Suite will receive a complimentary laundry service, will be served pre-dinner hors-d'oeuvres each evening, enjoy complimentary DVD hire from the ship's library, a well stocked bookshelf for holiday reading and confirmed ship's restaurant seating requests and shore excursion reservations (on tours with at least 40 participants).Back to top
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.
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.
Foreign Office travel advice
*These offers apply to new bookings made between 1st August and 31st October 2017 (inclusive) only. Prices shown when booking include any discounts. The exact value of the discount included will vary depending on offer, cruise, cabin and departure date selected. Discounts apply to all cabin categories. On cruises with a Buy One, Get One Half-Price offer, single cabin full fares will be discounted by 25 per cent. On cruises with a Buy One, Get One Free offer, single cabin full fares will be discounted by 50 per cent. These offers may be withdrawn at any time. All fares exclude gratuities.
On many of our cruises, a limited number of Voyager Fare Inner and Ocean-view cabins are available. Choose these and you will be accommodated in at least a Standard Twin Inner or Ocean-view cabin, but will pay only the reduced Voyager Fare price. Availability is limited, so book now to secure your discount. Back to top