Reflections on the Seine (Northbound) 2021
9 Day River Cruise Paris to Paris
Starting at $3,369
Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Begin your panoramic French river cruise on the Seine with a visit to Paris—"The City of Light.” Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the city’s rich history, or take a tour to see the iconic landmarks of the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more. Cruise to Conflans and choose between an excursion to visit Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison. Then, continue on to Vernon to visit the home of master impressionist Claude Monet at the gardens of Giverny, or visit magnificent Bizy Castle. Your river cruise on the Seine sails on to Les Andelys for guided tours of this picturesque village and nearby castle ruins. Continue to Rouen for an excursion to Normandy for tours of the WWII landing beaches, memorials, and monuments, or an excursion for a “Taste of Normandy” tour to discover local farming traditions and culinary specialties. Your cruise continues with a visit to Rouen, including a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. The last stop of your Seine River cruise is Le Havre, where you will enjoy guided city sightseeing of this historic port city. Your French river cruise concludes with a transfer to Paris for an overnight stay to celebrate your Seine River experience.
Destination & Sightseeing
|Day 1 Paris (Embarkation):||On board welcome reception|
|Day 2 Paris:||Choice of guided sightseeing or historic sights of the 'Heart of Paris' walking tour|
|Day 3 Conflans:||Choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise, or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine's Château de Malmaison|
|Day 4 Vernon-Les Andelys:||Choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle; on board crêpe tasting and pastry demonstration; choice of guided tour, or hike to Château Gaillard in Les Andelys|
|Day 5 Rouen:||Choice of guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral or bike tour|
|Day 6 Caudebec. Excursions to Normandy:||Choice of full-day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or 'A Taste of Normandy' excursion|
|Day 7 Le Havre:||Guided tour|
|Day 8 Le Havre (Disembarkation)-Paris:||Transfer to Paris; time at leisure|
|Day 9 Paris:||Your vacation ends this morning|
- In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
- Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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81 Bd Gouvion St Cyr Paris Cedex 17 France
Located just a short distance away from the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe, this elegant 1025-room hotel has a captivating mid-century modern design with boutique amenities reflective of the lively surroundings. Artfully appointed accommodation includes modern technology such as complimentary Wi-Fi and air conditioning, luxurious bath products and the Le Méridien Signature Bed. The legendary Paris Jazz Club is the place to enjoy snacks and hand crafted cocktails with a backdrop of live music on weekends, the welcoming restaurant serves a creative international menu composed of fresh seasonal produce and there is also a 24 hour fitness center on-site.