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Champagne Country on the Marne Rhine Canal

Journey to the birthplace of Champagne on a superb 6-night hotel barge cruise, with an exciting full day tour of Paris and its most famous sights. Including unlimited complimentary beverages on board, meals and shore excursions

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6 nights from £2640pp

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Cruise on the beautiful Marne–Rhine Canal which connects Paris and the north of France with the Alsace, the Rhine, and Germany.

Admire stunning scenery as you travel along the famous champagne Tourist Route to Hautvillers, the birthplace of Champagne, and explore the beautiful town of Chateau Thierry

Cruise to Meaux with its impressive cathedral. Discover the Brie de Meaux exhibit, and enjoy tastings of this renowned cheese, known as the King of Cheeses. Conclude with a day in Paris, exploring the capital's highlights.

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The Marne-Rhine Canal Cruise aboard Hotel Barge Raymonde - ECP_AIPP

Day 1 - Paris (France) - Epernay

Transfer from Paris by coach to join our ship in Epernay. Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

Day 2 - Epernay - Dormans

Set off by coach for an excursion to Reims. Enjoy a guided tour of the historic centre and its cathedral. Return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Dormans.

Day 3 - Dormans - Chateau Thierry

Join an excursion along the famous Champagne route. Set out on a discovery tour of the village of Hautvilliers, birthplace of Champagne. Visit a major Champagne house followed by tasting of Champagne. Return on board and cruise to Chateau Thierry, through the beautiful Marne canal landscapes.

Day 4 - Chateau Thierry - Saint Jean les Deux Jumeaux

Discover the town of Chateau Tierry and enjoy a falconry show. Return on board and cruise to Saint Jean les Deux Jumeaux.

Day 5 - Saint Jean les Deux Jumeaux - Meaux - Lagny Sure Marne

Cruise to Meaux. This afternoon, set out on a guided tour of Meaux, followed by a tasting of the Brie de Meaux cheese. Return on board in Lagny sur Marne.

Day 6 - Lagny sur Marne - Paris

Early this morning, start cruising to Paris and set out on an excursion through the capital. Gala dinner this evening.

Day 7 - Paris

Disembark after breakfast.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the itinerary in the light of tidal and other conditions. The transfer is from Paris and valid for a minimum of 18 paying passengers. If this number is not reached, transfer will be done individually.

Price Includes

  • 6-nights accommodation on 24 passenger Hotel Barge MS Raymonde
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea
  • All meals onboard for Superb French Cuisine
  • Farewell Gala dinner
  • Shore excursions as mentioned in itinerary with wireless audio system Port Talk
  • Captain Welcome cocktail Reception Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Use of barge facilities including bicycles and Jacuzzi
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy Tablet for guests' use
  • All port fees
  • Post-cruise transfer by coach from Epernay to Paris. On the reverse itinerary, this is a pre-cruise transfer from Paris to Epernay.

Price Does Not Include

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance and expenses

2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
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  • August
    • Aug 21st - Paris to Epernay - Sailing on: Deborah From: £2665
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Price Information

  • Single supplement: £833
  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
  • Prices shown usually include all available discounts
Map for Champagne Country on the Marne Rhine Canal