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Normandy Coast from Paris

Discover the beaches of Normandy, the historic city of Rouen and Monet’s house and gardens at Giverny on this 7-night voyage from Paris. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

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7 nights from £2049pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Monet's Garden
  • Honfleur
  • Notre Dame, Paris
  • Louvre, Paris
  • Rouen

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Save up to 30% PLUS exclusive £50pp discount! Save up to 30% applies to 31 Mar; 14 Apr; 28 Jul; 11, 18 Aug; 21 Oct and 4 Nov 2019 departures, excluding suites. Exclusive £50pp discount applies to all departures. Subject to availability. Book by 31 Mar 2019

Normandy Coast from Paris Special Offer

This Seine cruise from Paris is ideal for art and history lovers. Artists for centuries have found inspiration from the charming towns and villages along the Seine.

Many favourite Impressionist works come to life as you visit Giverny, Honfleur and Les Andeleys. Spend a day visiting the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, the site of the D-Day Invasion by Allied Forces during World War II, or drive to Bayeux where you can see the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

See the beautiful gardens at Claude Monet's home, stroll through the medieval town of Rouen and explore the romantic city of Paris.

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Paris and Normandy Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Paris (France)

Fly from the UK to Paris. Meet your representative on arrival and transfer to the port to embark Joie de Vivre.

Day 2 - Les Andelys

In 2018, travel by bus or bicycle to Monet's home in Giverny and stroll through the gardens where you can see the Japanese bridge and Water Garden. Later, perhaps hike up to Chateau-Gaillard for amazing views over the Seine. Welcome Gala Dinner this evening. Note: Giverny will be closed during the October and November departure dates. Instead of Giverny, guests will visit Versailles Gardens. In 2019, visit Chateau La Roche-Guyon overlooking the Seine before heading to the home and gardens of Claude Monet. Alternatively, head into the French countryside on a guided bike ride from Vernon to Giverny.

Day 3 - Rouen

Enjoy a walking tour of Rouen with stops to sample some delicacies of Normandy, including white cider and Camembert, or go golfing (2018 only) at Rouen’s Mont-Saint-Aignan 18-hole course for the chance to play in a beautiful setting. For guests booked onto a 2019 Generations cruise, there is a tour of Rouen's Great Clock.

Day 4 - Caudebec-en Caux

Journey through the lovely Calvados countryside to enchanting Honfleur to see why impressionist painters came to paint its beautiful scenery. Alternatively, play at Golf d’Étretat, perched on the clifftops for a memorable experience. For guests booked onto a 2019 Generations cruise, there is a visit to a tropical centre, home to exotic flora and fauna, followed by mini golf.

Day 5 - Rouen

Visit the American airborne forces’ landing beaches at Utah and Omaha beaches with a trip to Sainte-Mère-Église, the first town in France to be liberated, and its airborne museum. Alternatively journey to the Canadian landing beaches at Juno Beach and see the exhibit at the Canadian Centre, or travel to Bayeux to view the famous 11th-century tapestry. All groups will meet up at the American Cemetery and Memorial for a special remembrance ceremony. For guests booked onto a 2019 Generations cruise, there is a visit to Omaha Beach to learn about the D-Day invasion of WWII.

Day 6 - Versailles

From Mantes-la-Jolie travel to opulent Versailles to tour the royal apartments, the magnificent Hall of Mirrors and walk the fountain-filled gardens. Another option is to visit Château de Malmaison, once home to Napoleon’s first empress, Josephine, who created world-famous gardens here. For guests booked onto a 2019 Generations cruise, there is a visit to Versailles Palace and gardens.

Day 7 - Paris

Today’s panoramic tour of Paris features all the top sights, with a stop at Luxembourg Gardens for a more intimate perspective of Parisian life. Or, "Do as the Locals Do" on an expertly tour of the lively Latin Quarter and Île de la Cité, the historic centre of Paris and the site of Notre Dame Cathedral. For those who are more active why not join the guided bicycle ride along the Seine. For guests booked onto a 2019 Generations cruise, there is a treasure hunt at Louvre Museum.

Day 8 - Paris - UK

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

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

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK or Eurostar and overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water, plus many premium wines and spirits
  • Included shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Onboard entertainment and insightful lectures
  • State-of-the-art 'Quietvox' portable audio headset systems for all excursions and complimentary internet access and Wi-Fi on board
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air passenger Duty, port charges, airline imposed fuel surcharge

Cruise Extensions

  • Paris extension Extend your stay in Paris. Contact us for more details and prices.

Special Features

  • Please note: On 24 Jun and 1 Jul 2018 departures, a Generations family programme is available. Therefore, there may be children on board.
  • On 8 Apr, 6 May, 3 Jun, 15 Jul and 12 Aug 2018 departures, the Connoisseur Collection is available.
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 24th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3349
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      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £6049 Brochure Price from: £7649
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £5999 Blue Water Price from: £7599
    • Mar 31st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2669
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £6049 Brochure Price from: £7649
      Blue Water Price from: £2669 Blue Water Price from: £3269 Blue Water Price from: £3589 Blue Water Price from: £5999 Blue Water Price from: £7599
  • April
    • Apr 7th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3199 Brochure Price from: £3949 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £5849 Brochure Price from: £7449
      Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £3899 Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £5799 Blue Water Price from: £7399
    • Apr 14th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2699
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6449 Brochure Price from: £8049
      Blue Water Price from: £2699 Blue Water Price from: £3589 Blue Water Price from: £3909 Blue Water Price from: £6399 Blue Water Price from: £7999
    • Apr 21st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3549
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £6249 Brochure Price from: £7849
      Blue Water Price from: £3549 Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £6199 Blue Water Price from: £7799
    • Apr 28th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £6649 Brochure Price from: £8249
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6599 Blue Water Price from: £8199
  • May
    • May 5th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £6649 Brochure Price from: £8249
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6599 Blue Water Price from: £8199
    • May 12th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £5349 Brochure Price from: £6849 Brochure Price from: £8449
      Blue Water Price from: £4149 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £5299 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £8399
    • May 19th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • May 26th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £5349 Brochure Price from: £6849 Brochure Price from: £8449
      Blue Water Price from: £4149 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £5299 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £8399
  • June
    • Jun 2nd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £6649 Brochure Price from: £8249
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6599 Blue Water Price from: £8199
    • Jun 9th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £6649 Brochure Price from: £8249
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6599 Blue Water Price from: £8199
    • Jun 16th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
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      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Jun 23rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £6649 Brochure Price from: £8249
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6599 Blue Water Price from: £8199
    • Jun 30th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £6649 Brochure Price from: £8249
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6599 Blue Water Price from: £8199
  • July
    • Jul 7th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3949
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      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £6649 Brochure Price from: £8249
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6599 Blue Water Price from: £8199
    • Jul 14th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4049
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £5249 Brochure Price from: £6749 Brochure Price from: £8349
      Blue Water Price from: £4049 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £8299
    • Jul 21st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3749
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6449 Brochure Price from: £8049
      Blue Water Price from: £3749 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6399 Blue Water Price from: £7999
    • Jul 28th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2989
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6449 Brochure Price from: £8049
      Blue Water Price from: £2989 Blue Water Price from: £3589 Blue Water Price from: £3909 Blue Water Price from: £6399 Blue Water Price from: £7999
  • August
    • Aug 4th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3749
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      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6449 Brochure Price from: £8049
      Blue Water Price from: £3749 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6399 Blue Water Price from: £7999
    • Aug 11th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2989
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6449 Brochure Price from: £8049
      Blue Water Price from: £2989 Blue Water Price from: £3589 Blue Water Price from: £3909 Blue Water Price from: £6399 Blue Water Price from: £7999
    • Aug 18th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2609
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      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6449 Brochure Price from: £8049
      Blue Water Price from: £2609 Blue Water Price from: £3134 Blue Water Price from: £3414 Blue Water Price from: £6399 Blue Water Price from: £7999
    • Aug 25th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £3849
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      Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £6549 Brochure Price from: £8149
      Blue Water Price from: £3849 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £8099
  • September
    • Sep 1st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
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      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Sep 8th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Sep 15th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Sep 22nd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
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      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Sep 29th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
  • October
    • Oct 6th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4249
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6949 Brochure Price from: £8549
      Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Oct 13th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £4049
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £5249 Brochure Price from: £6749 Brochure Price from: £8349
      Blue Water Price from: £4049 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £8299
    • Oct 21st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2819
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £5249 Brochure Price from: £6749 Brochure Price from: £8349
      Blue Water Price from: £2819 Blue Water Price from: £3344 Blue Water Price from: £3624 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £8299
    • Oct 28th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2999 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £5649 Brochure Price from: £7249
      Blue Water Price from: £2949 Blue Water Price from: £3699 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £5599 Blue Water Price from: £7199
  • November
    • Nov 4th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Joie de Vivre From: £2049
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2999 Brochure Price from: £3749 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £5649 Brochure Price from: £7249
      Blue Water Price from: £2049 Blue Water Price from: £2574 Blue Water Price from: £2854 Blue Water Price from: £5599 Blue Water Price from: £7199

Price Information

  • Please note: On 21, 28 Jul and 4 Aug 2019 departures, a Generations family programme is available. Therefore, there may be children on board.
  • On 21 Apr, 19 May, 16 Jun, 14 Jul and 25 Aug 2019 departures, the Connoisseur Collection is available.
  • Flight supplement may apply in peak season
Map for Normandy Coast from Paris