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Romantic Seine

Explore Monet's famous gardens at Giverny, visit the poignant Normandy Landing Beaches and enjoy an overnight stop in medieval Rouen on this all-inclusive, luxury River Seine cruise, with return flights from the UK, home-to-airport transfers and complimentary drinks on board

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7 nights from £3045pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Eiffel Tower, Paris
  • Monet's House, Giverny
  • Monet's Garden
  • American Cemetery, Normandy
  • Astronomical Clock, Rouen
  • Market Square, Rouen
  • Rouen Cathedral
  • Honfleur
  • Les Andelys
  • Chateau Gaillard, Les Andelys
  • Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Sacre-Coeur Basilica, Paris

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Romantic Seine Special Offer

This unique, all-inclusive cruise along the beautiful River Seine showcases the best of France, from the world-famous Moulin Rouge to Monet's famous house and gardens and enchanting Paris.

From historic Vernon, travel to Monet's magnificent house and iconic gardens in nearby Giverny. During your time in the traditional fishing village of Caudebec-en-Caux, take the opportunity to visit the poignant Normandy Landing Beaches or head to the traditional Norman villages in the picturesque Pays d'Auge region.

Moor in Rouen and explore the sights of this medieval city, from the striking Notre Dame Cathedral to Market Square, where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. Continue to picturesque Les Andelys, overlooked by the imposing ruins of Chateau Gaillard.

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2018 Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Paris (France)

Fly from the UK to Paris and embark your luxurious ship. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight. (D)

Day 2 - Paris

Choose from a selection of guided tours today. Sample local delicacies on a culinary walking tour, explore the beautiful Montmartre district and see the majestic Sacre-Coeur Basilica or visit Louis XIV's magnificent Chateau de Versailles. This evening, enjoy dinner and a fantastic show at the world-famous Moulin Rouge.

Day 3 - Vernon

From Vernon, travel to Giverny for a visit to Monet's house and gardens to see the scenes that inspired many of the artist's famous works of art. Gala Welcome Dinner on board the ship this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Caudebec-en-Caux

From the fishing village of Caudebec-en-Caux, choose from two unique excursions. Learn about the D-Day Landings on a tour which includes several beaches and significant sites. Alternatively, visit picturesque Norman villages in the beautiful Pays d'Auge region, or sample delicious cheese and cider during an on-board tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 5-6 - Rouen

Disembark in medieval Rouen and travel to the picturesque town of Honfleur. The guided tour takes in the old port area and Saint-Catherine's Church, France's largest wooden church. Alternatively enjoy a round of golf at the Vaudreuil course. Later, the owner of the Chateau de Vascoeuil will welcome you for a tour of the castle and gardens, home to over 50 contemporary sculptures, followed by a private Cocktail Reception. The following day, choose from three excursions. Visit the site of the Battle of the Somme, join the guided tour of Rouen's highlights including the impressive Notre Dame Cathedral, Gros Horloge and Market Square, or take a guided bike ride through Rouen. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Les Andelys

Walk up to the ruins of Chateau Gaillard for stunning views of the Seine river or discover 1,000 years of history at the Chateau de la Roche-Guyon which stands against the chalk cliff high above the Seine. Alternatively there is an on-board impressionist watercolour painting class. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Paris - UK

After breakfast, disembark ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

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

2019 Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Paris (France)

Fly from the UK to Paris and embark your ship moored on the Seine. Welcome Reception on board. (D)

Day 2 - Paris

This morning, explore Paris on a sightseeing tour. Perhaps join a culinary tour to sample local delicacies or head to Versailles to learn about the Chateau de Versailles. Alternatively, soak up the atmosphere of the Montmartre district and see the Sacre-Coeur Basilica. This evening,there is an exclusive Signature Experience. Enjoy a spectacular cabaret show at the Lido de Paris performed by the Bluebell Girls and Lido Boys. Late evening, the ship sets sail for Vernon. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Vernon

Travel to Giverny for a visit to Claude Monet's house and gardens, where you'll learn about the scenes that inspired his works. Gala Welcome Diner on board this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Le Havre - Honfleur

From Le Havre, head to the beautiful town of Honfleur. This evening enjoy an after-hours visit to Palais Bénédictine to see the intriguing museum and distillery, followed by a Bénédictine cocktail show and a sit-down dinner in the Abbots Hall. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Caudebec-en-Caux

Enjoy a full-day excursion tracing the events of D-Day in 1944 with visits to a number of poignant sites, travel to the Pays d'Auge region or indulge in a calvados and cheese tasting on board. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Rouen

Spend the full day visiting the battlefields of the Somme taking in the Franco-Australian Museum and the Thiepval Memorial; join a guided city tour showcasing some of Rouen's iconic sights including the Notre Dame Cathedral and Market Square; or enjoy a round of golf. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Les Andelys

Take a walk to the ruins of Chateau Gaillard for panoramic views over the Seine or head to Chateau de la Roche-Guyon, built in the 12th century. Alternatively, enjoy an impressionist water-colour painting class. This evening, set sail for Paris. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Paris - UK

Disembark your ship in Paris 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-nights cruise on a luxurious Aria Class ship
  • Home-to-airport transfers by private car within 75 miles of your chosen airport
  • Flights from regional UK airports with transfers between ship and airport
  • Complimentary beverages throughout the cruise
  • Room service and champagne on arrival for selected suite categories
  • Exclusive or unique touring activities
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director
  • Butler service for selected suite categories
  • In-cabin entertainment system with flat screen TV, keyboard, free internet access, film and music library
  • Choice of open seating dining venues including main restaurant, casual lounge and alfresco on selected evenings
  • Welcome Reception, Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Evening entertainment including music performances, folklore dances, lectures and piano interludes
  • Guided excursions in small groups with personal headsets
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Complimentary use of bicycles
  • Port taxes

Special Features

  • Signature Experiences:
  • 2018: Dinner and a show at the Moulin Rouge featuring the famous French cancan dancers
  • 2019: Cabaret show at the Lido de Paris
  • 2019: After-hours visit to Palais Benedictine and cocktail show with dinner in the Abbots Hall
  • 2018: Tour of the magnificent Chateau de Vascoeuil and gardens with a private Cocktail Reception
  • Freedom of Choice touring in Paris, Le Havre, Caudebec-en-Caux, Rouen and Les Andelys
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 30th - Paris and back - Sailing on: AmaLyra From: £3045
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Owner's Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price: £3595 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £4195 Brochure Price: £4295 Brochure Price: £4345 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £5045 Brochure Price: £5195
      Blue Water Price: £3045 Blue Water Price: £3245 Blue Water Price: £3645 Blue Water Price: £3745 Blue Water Price: £3795 Blue Water Price: £3845 Blue Water Price: £4495 Blue Water Price: £4645
  • June
    • Jun 27th - Paris and back - Sailing on: AmaLyra From: £3145
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Owner's Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price: £3695 Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £4295 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4445 Brochure Price: £4495 Brochure Price: £5145 Brochure Price: £5195
      Blue Water Price: £3145 Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3745 Blue Water Price: £3845 Blue Water Price: £3895 Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £4595 Blue Water Price: £4645
  • July
    • Jul 25th - Paris and back - Sailing on: AmaLyra From: £3245
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Owner's Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price: £3695 Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £4295 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4445 Brochure Price: £4495 Brochure Price: £5145 Brochure Price: £5295
      Blue Water Price: £3245 Blue Water Price: £3445 Blue Water Price: £3845 Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £3995 Blue Water Price: £4045 Blue Water Price: £4695 Blue Water Price: £4845
  • August
    • Aug 22nd - Paris and back - Sailing on: AmaLyra From: £3295
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Owner's Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price: £3745 Brochure Price: £3945 Brochure Price: £4345 Brochure Price: £4445 Brochure Price: £4495 Brochure Price: £4545 Brochure Price: £5195 Brochure Price: £5345
      Blue Water Price: £3295 Blue Water Price: £3495 Blue Water Price: £3895 Blue Water Price: £3995 Blue Water Price: £4045 Blue Water Price: £4095 Blue Water Price: £4745 Blue Water Price: £4895
  • September
    • Sep 19th - Paris and back - Sailing on: AmaLyra From: £3295
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Owner's Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price: £3745 Brochure Price: £3945 Brochure Price: £4345 Brochure Price: £4445 Brochure Price: £4495 Brochure Price: £4545 Brochure Price: £5195 Brochure Price: £5345
      Blue Water Price: £3295 Blue Water Price: £3495 Blue Water Price: £3895 Blue Water Price: £3995 Blue Water Price: £4045 Blue Water Price: £4095 Blue Water Price: £4745 Blue Water Price: £4895

Price Information

  • Single supplements are available on request
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