Day 1 PARIS, FRANCE (EMBARKATION)
Bienvenue en France! Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.Flights into Paris must arrive by 2:30 pm.Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.Your day is free to explore the world’s most romantic city before starting your cruise on the Seine. Get acquainted with the City of Lights today with some shopping, strolling, or with a croissant and café au lait to watch the world go by amid the Parisian cityscape.EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VERNON
Day 2 VERNON
Monet’s Muses, Castle Courtyards, and Crêpes du JourStart the day with a Morning Stretch with your Avalon Adventure Host.CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of Giverny, home and inspiration of the master impressionist painter Claude Monet. Walk the grounds and see Monet’s charming residence, and the flower and water gardens captured in his masterpieces, OR:
Day 3 CAUDEBEC
Churches, Cherry Orchards, and White Cliffs of NormandyACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Morning Run in Normandy’s town of Caudebec.
Day 4 CAUDEBEC. EXCURSION TO NORMANDY
Heroic Bravery on Normandy Beaches and French Farming TraditionsCLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Normandy’s WWII landing beaches, visit significant U.S. sites, including Omaha Beach, the Pointe du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery, OR:
Day 5 ROUEN
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame and a Heroine for FranceACTIVE Join your Adventure Host for a Morning Walk.
Day 6 CONFLANS
In the Footsteps of Van Gogh, Bonaparte, and Louis XIVCLASSIC Join a Guided Visit to Auvers-sur-Oise,home and resting place of Vincent van Gogh, OR:
Day 7 PARIS
Cafés, Cathedrals, and Canvases—The City of Lights Truly ShinesACTIVE Take a Morning Walk with your Avalon Adventure Host to see Paris at first light.
Day 8 PARIS (DISEMBARKATION)
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)