Reflections on the Seine with 1 Night in Mont St. Michel (Southbound) 2021
10 Day River Cruise Paris to Paris
Starting at $4,198
Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Start your vacation with a night in Paris—“The City of Light”—and enjoy an evening in what is called the most romantic city in the world. You’ll transfer to Mont St. Michel for a guided tour of the magnificent abbey, one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Next morning take a transfer to Le Havre, with stops at Utah Beach and St. Mère Eglise, to board your Avalon Suite Ship®. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Le Havre, a World Heritage Site. From Caudebec, you may wish to take an excursion to the Normandy beaches and memorials and monuments to the Allied Forces. Alternatively, you may take a “Taste of Normandy” excursion to discover the farming traditions and culinary specialties of this area. Continue to Rouen for a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. Sail on to Les Andelys for guided tours of this picturesque village, and nearby castle ruins. Continue your river cruise through France to visit the home of master artist Claude Monet at the gardens of Giverny or visit magnificent Bizy Castle. Next, cruise to Conflans to visit Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison. Your river cruise on the Seine returns to Paris, where you’ll discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through its historic sites, or take a tour to see the famous landmarks, including the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more. You’ll long reflect on this this remarkable Seine River cruise, with panoramic views and the remembrances of history, heroes, and artists brought to life.
Destination & Sightseeing
|Day 1 Paris:||Welcome to France|
|Day 2 Paris-Mont St. Michel:||Guided tour in Mont St. Michel|
|Day 3 Mont St. Michel-Le Havre (Embarkation):||Transfer to Le Havre, stop at Utah Beach and St. Mère Eglise; onboard welcome reception|
|Day 4 Le Havre:||Guided tour|
|Day 5 Caudebec. Excursions to Normandy:||Choice of full day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or 'A Taste of Normandy' excursion|
|Day 6 Rouen:||Choice of guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedral or bike tour time at leisure|
|Day 7 Les Andelys-Vernon:||Choice of guided tour, or hike to Château Gaillard in Les Andelys; crêpes tasting and pastry demonstration on board; choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle|
|Day 8 Conflans:||Choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise, or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine's Château de Malmaison|
|Day 9 Paris:||Choice of guided tour, or 'Heart of Paris' walking tour to see Paris' historic sights|
|Day 10 Paris (Disembarkation):||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.
|Paris||Mont St. Michel|
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