Summer Gardens & River Seine Experience Cruise
- Duration: 8 days
- Board Basis: Full Board
- Tour Ref: D2TNEW20382
- Travel Type: Make your own way to port
7 nights. July 2018. From £1049.00.
SAVE UP TO 25%!
Ireland, the Scillies, the Channel Isles and Normandy
BUY ONE, GET ONE HALF-PRICE UNTIL 31ST OCTOBER*
Join Magellan to enjoy a week-long cruise full of highlights. As you make your way to France you'll make stops in vibrant Dublin, the sunny isles of Scilly and pretty Guernsey, before joining the River Seine for a delightful cruise to historic Rouen and pretty Honfleur.
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What The Price Includes
- 7 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 Magellan ready to begin your sailing from Liverpool. Enjoy a relaxing evening on board and settle in to your cabin.
Discover a city of culture in delightful Dublin, the incomparable Irish capital - once home to Joyce, Yeats, Wilde and Swift. Relax in one of the city's many bars and pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or shop on Grafton and O'Connell Streets as you get to know the city.
Today, Magellan reaches the Isles of Scilly. Go ashore by boat to explore tiny Hugh Town on St Mary's. You'll also have the opportunity to visit Tresco, where the famous Abbey Gardens house Britain's finest collection of sub-tropical plants.
Guernsey's delightful St Peter Port welcomes Magellan, this morning. Spend the day exploring this beautiful Channel Isle - see Castle Cornet, which guards the entrance to the harbour, and the medieval, cobbled central quarter, where countless shops and colourful stalls offer tax-free temptations.
Today you'll have the chance to explore the delightful city of Rouen, where you'll find the Place du Vieux-Marche - the site of Saint Joan's martyrdom in 1431 - the famous one-handed mechanical clock and the stunning Gothic cathedral. Alternatively, join an optional excursion to Monet's lovingly preserved house and gardens at Giverny.
Leaving Rouen this morning, Magellan sets off on a relaxing jaunt along the River Seine to reach Honfleur, the gateway to another charming landscape of French countryside. Step ashore to discover one of the French Impressionists' favourite retreats, with its pretty harbour surrounded by gabled houses.
Enjoy your last taste of life at sea during the return leg of your voyage.
Arrive back in Liverpool to disembark, taking away memories of a wonderful cruise holiday.
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At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, spacious Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy, thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas, and of course the presence of her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff. A major refit in 2010 has ensured her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home, and she is a hugely welcome addition to the fleet.
Passenger accommodation is arranged on nine spacious decks served by eight lifts, wide corridors and stairways. Extensive teak decking adds to sense of spaciousness, and in addition to the extensive outdoor areas, there are several beautifully appointed lounges boasting panoramic picture windows. Two beautifully appointed dining rooms, the Waldorf and the Kensington, as well as a less formal buffet-style bistro that offers indoor and outdoor dining, will tempt you at mealtimes, and there are three lounge bars and three deck bars where you can while away a convivial hour or two. Other on-board amenities include a night club, a casino and the magnificent, multi-tiered Magellan Show Lounge. For the energetic and body-conscious, Magellan offers a beautifully appointed wellness centre, a gym, two pools and Jacuzzis. A well-stocked shopping gallery, internet centre and library can also be found on board.
Magellan's 15 categories of cabin and suite are graded according to size and position. Each cabin is air-conditioned, and has ample storage space, a safe, a TV, a hairdryer and private facilities with a shower. All ocean-view cabins have picture windows apart from eight Cat 6 cabins and 10 Cat 7 cabins, towards the front of the ship, which have portholes. Suites offer the added comforts of baths, seating areas and private balconies.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. The price shown on this page includes any initial Saver Fare discount, but not the Buy One, Get One Half-Price discount. 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