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Festive Paris

Celebrate the festive season on your floating hotel from Paris through scenic Normandy to the historic towns of Rouen and Honfleur

Cruise Only
4 nights from £801pp

Fly-Cruise Package
4 nights from £1091pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Notre Dame
  • River Seine

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Spend Christmas exploring the traditional towns along the Seine, illuminated for the festive season.

Join your ship in the enchanting city of Paris and cruise through the snow-covered Normandy countryside to charming Les Andelys where there is an optional excursion to Martainville Castle. Continue to historic Rouen where you can celebrate Midnight Mass, before enjoying a special Christmas Eve dinner on board the ship.

Your ship then makes her way back to the magical city of Paris where this special festive holiday comes to an end.

E114 Operated by CroisiEurope

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NPA - Paris Festive Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 - Paris

Embark your river cruise ship at 5pm in Paris. Enjoy a welcome cocktail onboard, followed by dinner as we cruise to Les Andelys.

Day 2 - Les Andelys - Rouen

We have breakfast as we spend our morning cruising the River Seine. Arrive in les Andelys in the early afternoon and take an optional excursion to the chateau at Martainville which houses the Museum of Norman traditions and Art. Return on board in Rouen. Special Christmas Eve dinner on board. Midnight Mass is celebrated in Rouen (transfer cost not included). Return on board and moor for the night.

Day 3 - Rouen - Duclair - Honfleur - Rouen

We set sail early this morning and have breakfast as we cruise to Duclair. Setting off by coach we head to Honfleur, with its picturesque fishing port, charming narrow streets, old houses, and St Catherine's Church, for a guided tour. Return on board and continue cruising to Rouen. Arrive in Rouen early evening and moor overnight.

Day 4 - Rouen

Breakfast on board before an optional guided visit of Rouen, the former capital of Normandy, where you will see the cathedral, historic districts and the Market Square where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. Return on board for lunch and relax on board as we continue cruising in the afternoon. Gala dinner tonight. Continue cruising through the night.

Day 5 - Paris

Arrive early this morning in Paris. After breakfast on board, disembark around 9am at the end of a memorable Christmas cruise.

Price Includes

  • 4 nights full board accommodation
  • Unlimited complimentary house wine, beer, mineral water and soft drinks on board
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala dinner and Christmas Eve dinner
  • Entertainment on board
  • Guided tour of Honfleur
  • Midnight Mass in Rouen
  • Port Taxes
  • Flight inclusive package prices include return flights from the UK and transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers
  • Optional Excursions (must be pre-booked at least 4 weeks before departure or bookable on board subject to availability)
  • Personal insurance
  • Gratuities

Special Features

  • CroisiEurope is the leading French river cruise company. Their cruises have a distinctly French flavour, the service and the food having received much praise from Blue Water Holidays customers. Staff and passengers come from many European countries. There may be other English speaking passengers on board this cruise.
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • December
    • Dec 23rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Botticelli From: £801
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Cruise Only from: £801 Cruise Only from: £914
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1091 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1204
Map for Festive Paris