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La Belle France

Follow in the footsteps of famous artists including Van Gogh and Monet and explore the Normandy region of France on this 7-night cruise from Paris on newly refurbished Amadeus Diamond with a superb choice of optional shore excursions

Cruise Only
7 nights from £1027pp

Fly-Cruise Package
7 nights from £1279pp

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 £620pp! Applies to selected cabin categories on 3, 24 Apr departures. Subject to availability

No single supplement - solo traveller flight-inclusive package from £1069! Applies to selected cabin categories on 3 Apr departure. 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 - £79pp
  • Rouen City Walk - £14pp
  • Abbey Route excursion - £52pp
  • Etretat - £40pp
  • Honfleur - £40pp
  • Fascinating Normandy - £138pp
  • Chateau Gaillard and Giverny - £61pp
  • Versailles - £80pp
  • Paris City Tour - £40pp
  • Montmartre district - £40pp
  • Save 15% with excursion packages - from £215pp
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 3rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1279
      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: £1052 Cruise Only from: £1323 Cruise Only from: £1619 Cruise Only from: £1809 Cruise Only from: £2039 Cruise Only from: £2459
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1279 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1499 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2059 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2289 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2129
    • Apr 17th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1109
      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: £1109 Cruise Only from: £1389 Cruise Only from: £1702 Cruise Only from: £1891 Cruise Only from: £2146 Cruise Only from: £2582
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1359 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1639 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1959 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2149 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2399 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2839
    • Apr 24th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1489
      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: £1290 Cruise Only from: £1619 Cruise Only from: £1990 Cruise Only from: £2220 Cruise Only from: £2517 Cruise Only from: £3035
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1539 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1489 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1759 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2469 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2769 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3289
  • June
    • Jun 5th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1784
      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: £1784 Cruise Only from: £2064 Cruise Only from: £2368 Cruise Only from: £2566 Cruise Only from: £3068 Cruise Only from: £3249
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2039 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2599 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2799 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3499
    • Jun 12th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1784
      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: £1784 Cruise Only from: £2064 Cruise Only from: £2368 Cruise Only from: £2566 Cruise Only from: £3068 Cruise Only from: £3249
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2039 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2599 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2799 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3499
    • Jun 19th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1784
      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: £1784 Cruise Only from: £2064 Cruise Only from: £2368 Cruise Only from: £2566 Cruise Only from: £3068 Cruise Only from: £3249
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2039 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2599 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2799 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3499
    • Jun 26th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1784
      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: £1784 Cruise Only from: £2064 Cruise Only from: £2368 Cruise Only from: £2566 Cruise Only from: £3068 Cruise Only from: £3249
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2039 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2599 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2799 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3499
  • September
    • Sep 4th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1784
      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: £1784 Cruise Only from: £2064 Cruise Only from: £2368 Cruise Only from: £2566 Cruise Only from: £3068 Cruise Only from: £3249
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2039 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2599 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2799 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3499
    • Sep 11th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1784
      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: £1784 Cruise Only from: £2064 Cruise Only from: £2368 Cruise Only from: £2566 Cruise Only from: £3068 Cruise Only from: £3249
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £2039 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2599 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2799 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3299 Fly-Cruise Package from: £3499
  • October
    • Oct 23rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1027
      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: £1027 Cruise Only from: £1266 Cruise Only from: £1554 Cruise Only from: £1726 Cruise Only from: £1932 Cruise Only from: £2352
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £1279 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1499 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1799 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1979 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2189 Fly-Cruise Package from: £2599

Price Information

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