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La Belle France

Visit charming villages which inspired famous artists and discover historical gems on this brand new itinerary along the beautiful River Seine

Cruise Only
7 nights from £873pp

Fly-Cruise Package
7 nights from £1129pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Eiffel Tower, Paris
  • Honfleur, France
  • Rouen cathedral
  • Monet's Garden, Giverny

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Special flight inclusive package prices - save up to £800pp! Prices shown include discounts. Applies to selected 2018 departures. Subject to availability

Save 15% on 2019 departures! Prices shown include discount. Book by 31 May 2018. Subject to availability

La Belle France Special Offer

Explore northern France on this round trip cruise from Paris along the beautiful River Seine.

Embark your luxurious ship Amadeus Diamond in Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world and cruise to Conflans. From here, enjoy an optional visit to the village of Auvers sur Oise where Vincent van Gogh and many of the Impressionists lived.

Explore the ancient city of Rouen, before spending two days in Caudebec en Caux. Choose from a fascinating selection of optional excursions, including a guided tour of Honfleur and a visit to the famous Normandy Beaches.

Visit Chateau Gaillard, the stronghold of Richard the Lionheart, discover Monet’s beautiful house and gardens at Giverny and admire the impressive Palace of Versailles on optional excursions, before heading back to Paris where this cruise comes to an end.

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La Belle France Itinerary

Day 1 - Paris (France)

Embark Amadeus Diamond late afternoon. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on board. The ship sets sail for Conflans during the Welcome Dinner.

Day 2 - Conflans

Arrival in Conflans during breakfast. Join the optional excursion and follow in the footsteps of the Impressionists to the small town of Auvers-sur-Oise, where Vincent van Gogh is buried, before spending time at leisure this afternoon.

Day 3 - Rouen

This morning, enjoy an optional walking tour of Rouen, with highlights including the impressive Gothic cathedral and Le Gros Horloge. Return to the ship for lunch before setting off on an optional excursion along the Abbey Route. Countless churches, castles and abbeys await, including the Benedictine Abbey of Jumieges.

Day 4 - Le Havre

This morning, the ship docks at Le Havre. Today's excursions allow you to admire Normandy's wonderful scenery. This morning, take the optional tour to the Alabaster Coast and enjoy a walk along the clifftop paths of Etretat. This afternoon, take the opportunity to visit Honfleur on an optional excursion. The town is a jewel on the Cote Fleurie. Return to the ship for dinner.

Day 5 - Le Havre - Caudebec en Caux

There is an optional full-day excursion to the Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings. Visit the battlegrounds at Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach and the American military cemetery in Colleville. Alternatively, discover the rural charm of Normandy with visits to the towns of Caen, Bayeux and Pont l'Eveque. Rejoin the ship in Caudebec en Caux after excursions. This evening, return to the ship and cruise upstream back towards Paris.

Day 6 - Les Andelys – Vernon - Poissy

Disembark for an optional tour of Chateau Gaillard, the stronghold of Richard the Lionheart and Monet’s House and Gardens at Giverny, before rejoining the ship in Vernon. This afternoon, perhaps join the optional excursion to the magnificent Palace of Versailles, one of Europe's largest palaces. This evening, return to the ship, which has cruised to Poissy. Set sail for Paris. Captain's Gala Dinner this evening.

Day 7 - Paris

This morning, arrive in Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world. Perhaps take the optional tour of the city with highlights including the Notre Dame Cathedral and Eiffel Tower. This afternoon, take the optional tour to the artists' district of Montmartre. Tonight, enjoy an optional boat trip along the illuminated Seine which showcases the city in all its splendour.

Day 8 - Paris

Disembark Amadeus Diamond after breakfast.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Flight inclusive package prices include return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, draft beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Tea and coffee available all day
  • Complimentary bottled water in cabin replenished daily
  • Complimentary WiFi on board
  • Wireless AMADEUS Audio System for all excursions
  • Cocktail reception, welcome dinner and gala dinner
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • Port taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Excursions
  • Travel insurance

Additional Information

  • Optional excursions:
  • Auvers sur Oise - £76pp
  • Rouen City Walk: £13pp
  • Abbey Route excursion - £50pp
  • Etretat - £39pp
  • Honfleur - £39pp
  • Normandy wartime sites - £136pp
  • Fascinating Normandy - £140pp
  • Chateau Gaillard and Giverny - £59pp
  • Versailles - £77pp
  • Paris City Tour - £39pp
  • Montmartre district - £39pp
  • Nightime boat ride through Paris - £51pp
  • Save 15% with excursion packages - from £205pp

Special Features

  • Golf Package:
  • It is possible to purchase a golf package on 25 Oct 2018 departure which includes visits to four prestigious golf courses - Le Golf National Golf Club, Golf Hotel de Saint Saens, Golf d'Etretat Golf Club and Gold de Deauville Saint-Gatien.
  • Golf package will be accompanied by PGA teaching golf pro Frank Adamowicz
  • Prices start from £2299pp including full-board cruise, golf package, return flights from London, overseas transfers and port charges
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 14th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1579
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1745 Cruise Only from: £2017 Cruise Only from: £2322 Cruise Only from: £2511 Cruise Only from: £3005 Cruise Only from: £3186
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1579 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2363 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2668 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2857 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3351 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2659
    • Jun 28th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1599
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1745 Cruise Only from: £2017 Cruise Only from: £2322 Cruise Only from: £2511 Cruise Only from: £3005 Cruise Only from: £3186
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1599 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2363 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2668 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2857 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3351 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2689
  • July
    • Jul 5th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1745
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1745 Cruise Only from: £2017 Cruise Only from: £2322 Cruise Only from: £2511 Cruise Only from: £3005 Cruise Only from: £3186
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2091 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2363 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2668 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2857 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3351 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3532
    • Jul 26th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1745
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1745 Cruise Only from: £2017 Cruise Only from: £2322 Cruise Only from: £2511 Cruise Only from: £3005 Cruise Only from: £3186
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2091 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2363 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2668 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2857 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3351 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3532
  • August
    • Aug 16th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1745
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1745 Cruise Only from: £2017 Cruise Only from: £2322 Cruise Only from: £2511 Cruise Only from: £3005 Cruise Only from: £3186
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2091 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2363 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2668 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2857 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3351 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3532
  • September
    • Sep 13th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1745
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1745 Cruise Only from: £2017 Cruise Only from: £2322 Cruise Only from: £2511 Cruise Only from: £3005 Cruise Only from: £3186
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2091 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2363 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2668 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2857 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3351 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3532
  • October
    • Oct 25th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1005
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1005 Cruise Only from: £1235 Cruise Only from: £1523 Cruise Only from: £1688 Cruise Only from: £1894 Cruise Only from: £2305
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1351 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1581 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1869 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2034 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2240 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2651
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £906
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £906 Cruise Only from: £1128 Cruise Only from: £1375 Cruise Only from: £1523 Cruise Only from: £1729 Cruise Only from: £2075
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1252 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1474 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1721 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1869 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2075 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2421

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 3rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £894
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £894 Cruise Only from: £1125 Cruise Only from: £1376 Cruise Only from: £1538 Cruise Only from: £1733 Cruise Only from: £2090
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1149 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1379 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1629 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1789 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1989 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2349
    • Apr 17th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £943
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £943 Cruise Only from: £1181 Cruise Only from: £1447 Cruise Only from: £1607 Cruise Only from: £1824 Cruise Only from: £2195
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1199 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1439 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1699 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1859 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2079 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2449
    • Apr 24th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1097
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1376 Cruise Only from: £1692 Cruise Only from: £1887 Cruise Only from: £2139 Cruise Only from: £2580
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1349 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1629 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1949 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2139 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2389 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2829
  • June
    • Jun 5th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1516
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1516 Cruise Only from: £1754 Cruise Only from: £2013 Cruise Only from: £2181 Cruise Only from: £2608 Cruise Only from: £2762
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1769 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2009 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2269 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2439 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2859 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3019
    • Jun 12th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1516
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1516 Cruise Only from: £1754 Cruise Only from: £2013 Cruise Only from: £2181 Cruise Only from: £2608 Cruise Only from: £2762
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1769 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2009 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2269 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2439 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2859 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3019
    • Jun 19th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1516
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1516 Cruise Only from: £1754 Cruise Only from: £2013 Cruise Only from: £2181 Cruise Only from: £2608 Cruise Only from: £2762
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1769 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2009 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2269 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2439 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2859 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3019
    • Jun 26th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1516
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1516 Cruise Only from: £1754 Cruise Only from: £2013 Cruise Only from: £2181 Cruise Only from: £2608 Cruise Only from: £2762
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1769 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2009 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2269 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2439 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2859 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3019
  • September
    • Sep 4th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1516
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1516 Cruise Only from: £1754 Cruise Only from: £2013 Cruise Only from: £2181 Cruise Only from: £2608 Cruise Only from: £2762
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1769 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2009 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2269 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2439 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2859 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3019
    • Sep 11th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1516
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1516 Cruise Only from: £1754 Cruise Only from: £2013 Cruise Only from: £2181 Cruise Only from: £2608 Cruise Only from: £2762
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1769 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2009 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2269 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2439 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2859 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3019
  • October
    • Oct 16th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1097
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1376 Cruise Only from: £1692 Cruise Only from: £1887 Cruise Only from: £2139 Cruise Only from: £2580
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1349 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1629 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1949 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2139 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2389 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2829
    • Oct 23rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £873
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Cruise Only from: £873 Cruise Only from: £1076 Cruise Only from: £1321 Cruise Only from: £1467 Cruise Only from: £1642 Cruise Only from: £1999
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1129 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1329 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1579 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1719 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1899 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2249

Price Information

  • Single supplements available on request
  • Golf itinerary available on 25 Oct 2018 departure. Please see Price Includes section for more details.
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