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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Paris and Normandy on the Seine

A 7-night River Seine cruise from Paris to the Normandy Coast visiting picturesque towns and historic sights

No Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1299pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • River Seine, Paris
  • Honfleur
  • Bayeux tapestry

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Receive €200 onboard credit per cabin! Applies to 25 Aug and 20 Oct 2020 departures. Subject to availability

Paris and Normandy on the Seine Special Offer

Cruise along the picturesque River Seine to the Normandy Coast discovering the history of the D-Day landings and iconic towns made famous by impressionist artists.

From Paris cruise through the Lower Seine Valley to Les Andeleys, dominated by the fascinating Chateau Gaillard, and on to the medieval city of Rouen where Joan of Arc was burned for her beliefs. Visit Bayeux, home to the famous tapestry which tells the tale of William of Normandy's invasion of England in 1066 and learn about the history of the D-Day landings in 1944 at Gold Beach on the Normandy Coast.

Explore the pretty harbour town of Honfleur and visit the famous home and gardens of artist Claude Monet in Giverny before cruising back along the Seine to Paris. See the highlights of this impresive capital city on a guided tour before your superb Normandy Coast cruise comes to an end.

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Paris and Normandy on the Seine Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Paris (France)

Take the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Paris or fly from the UK to Charles de Gaulle airport and transfer to your ship, moored on the River Seine. The dedicated crew will welcome you aboard your floating hotel.

Day 2 - Les Andelys

The lower Seine Valley is characterised by sweeping meanders and chalk cliffs. After scenic cruising this morning, moor at Les Andeleys. Les Andelys is dominated by the fascinating Chateau Gaillard, a medieval castle built by Richard the Lionheart to defend Rouen. This afternoon you are free to explore as you wish or there is opportunity to join a tour of Chateau Gaillard to learn about the history of the area.

Day 3 - Rouen - Caudebec

This morning awake in Rouen, Normandy's historic capital and one of Europe's finest medieval cities. See the quaint medieval alleys lined with antique shops and boutiques and cafes offering gastronomic delights from the region. In the Place Vieux Marche, flowers mark the spot where Joan of Arc was burned. See all the highlights during a guided tour. Cruise along the Seine during lunch to the pretty village of Caudebec. Perhaps take an evening stroll round its market square and see the richly decorated church.

Day 4 - Bayeux - Gold Beach

Today learn about the D-Day landings in 1944 and the Bayeux Tapestry with a full day tour. Bayeux is a delightful town which was spared during the war. The tapestry tells the tale of William of Normandy's expedition to invade England in 1066. This afternoon visit some of the monuments and places that are part of the remarkable D-Day landings including the Gold Beach on the Normandy coast where there are remnants of Mulberry Harbour. (Please note lunch is not provided today).

Day 5 - Honfleur

Drive to Honfleur, one of the most scenic areas on the northern French coast. See the old harbour, well-preserved 18th century houses and half-timbered buildings. Claude Monet painted here many times. Continue cruising along the Seine this afternoon.

Day 6 - Vernon - Giverny

From Vernon, take a short drive to Giverny visiting the famous home and gardens of the impressionist Claude Monet. After lunch explore the streets of Vernon lined with quaint half-timbered houses before cruising back to Paris.

Day 7 - Paris

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the capital city, Paris. Highlights include the Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Explore Paris at leisure this afternoon. Perhaps visit the grand Place de la Concorde which shows off the magnificent 18th century architecture or the Louvre is home to one of the finest collection's of art including the Mona Lisa. Captain's Farewell Dinner this evening.

Day 8 - Paris - UK

This morning transfer to the station for your Eurostar back to London St Pancras or alternatively to the airport for your return flight home.

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise on Swiss Ruby
  • Return Eurostar from London St Pancras to Paris
  • Overseas transfers between the station and the ship
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a Cruise Director
  • Complimentary tea and coffee facilities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities

Special Features

  • A drinks package including draught beer, house wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner can be purchased for £109pp
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 28th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Swiss Ruby From: £1599
      Emerald Deck - (Lower) Ruby Deck - (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1599 Blue Water Price: £1899
  • October
    • Oct 5th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Swiss Ruby From: £1599
      Emerald Deck - (Lower) Ruby Deck - (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1599 Blue Water Price: £1899

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 21st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1399
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1399 Blue Water Price: £1499 Blue Water Price: £1699 Blue Water Price: £1949 Blue Water Price: £1799 Blue Water Price: £2049 Blue Water Price: £1949 Blue Water Price: £2299
    • Apr 28th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1499
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1499 Blue Water Price: £1599 Blue Water Price: £1799 Blue Water Price: £2049 Blue Water Price: £1899 Blue Water Price: £2149 Blue Water Price: £2049 Blue Water Price: £2399
  • May
    • May 5th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1599
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1599 Blue Water Price: £1699 Blue Water Price: £1899 Blue Water Price: £2149 Blue Water Price: £1999 Blue Water Price: £2249 Blue Water Price: £2149 Blue Water Price: £2499
    • May 12th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1599
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1599 Blue Water Price: £1699 Blue Water Price: £1899 Blue Water Price: £2149 Blue Water Price: £1999 Blue Water Price: £2249 Blue Water Price: £2149 Blue Water Price: £2499
  • June
    • Jun 23rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1899
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1899 Blue Water Price: £1999 Blue Water Price: £2199 Blue Water Price: £2449 Blue Water Price: £2299 Blue Water Price: £2549 Blue Water Price: £2449 Blue Water Price: £2799
    • Jun 30th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1799
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1799 Blue Water Price: £1899 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £2349 Blue Water Price: £2199 Blue Water Price: £2449 Blue Water Price: £2349 Blue Water Price: £2699
  • July
    • Jul 7th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1549
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1549 Blue Water Price: £1649 Blue Water Price: £1849 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £1949 Blue Water Price: £2199 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £2449
    • Jul 14th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1549
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1549 Blue Water Price: £1649 Blue Water Price: £1849 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £1949 Blue Water Price: £2199 Blue Water Price: £2049 Blue Water Price: £2449
  • August
    • Aug 18th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1549
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1549 Blue Water Price: £1649 Blue Water Price: £1849 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £1949 Blue Water Price: £2199 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £2449
    • Aug 25th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1649
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1649 Blue Water Price: £1749 Blue Water Price: £1949 Blue Water Price: £2199 Blue Water Price: £2049 Blue Water Price: £2299 Blue Water Price: £2199 Blue Water Price: £2549
  • September
    • Sep 1st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1999
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1999 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £2299 Blue Water Price: £2549 Blue Water Price: £2399 Blue Water Price: £2649 Blue Water Price: £2549 Blue Water Price: £2899
    • Sep 8th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1999
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1999 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £2299 Blue Water Price: £2549 Blue Water Price: £2399 Blue Water Price: £2649 Blue Water Price: £2549 Blue Water Price: £2899
    • Sep 15th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1999
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1999 Blue Water Price: £2099 Blue Water Price: £2299 Blue Water Price: £2549 Blue Water Price: £2399 Blue Water Price: £2649 Blue Water Price: £2549 Blue Water Price: £2899
  • October
    • Oct 20th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1499
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1499 Blue Water Price: £1599 Blue Water Price: £1799 Blue Water Price: £2049 Blue Water Price: £1899 Blue Water Price: £2149 Blue Water Price: £2049 Blue Water Price: £2399
    • Oct 27th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Jane Austen From: £1299
      Emerald Deck (Lower) Emerald Deck - Superior Suite (Lower) Ruby Deck (Middle) Ruby Deck - Superior Suite (Middle) Diamond Deck (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck - Superior Stern Suite (Upper) Diamond Deck- Deluxe Suite (Upper)
      Blue Water Price: £1299 Blue Water Price: £1399 Blue Water Price: £1599 Blue Water Price: £1849 Blue Water Price: £1699 Blue Water Price: £1949 Blue Water Price: £1849 Blue Water Price: £2199

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing an cabin and travelling by rail. Flights are available at a supplement - please contact us for pricing
  • Single supplements and flight/eurostar upgrades are available
Map for Paris and Normandy on the Seine