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Reflections on the Seine – Cruise Only Southbound

Summary: Begin your river in Le Havre to board your Avalon Suite Ship®, and visit this village on a guided tour. Visit Rouen in a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, see the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. From Rouen, you’ll c...

Duration
8 Days
Cities
4
Next Departure
13-Aug-2019
Starting at
USD 3,699.00
Price per day
USD 462.00
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Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Tapestry II
Tour
Reflections on the Seine – Cruise Only Southbound
Tour Code
WHP0

Highlights

City Highlights

Day 1 Le Havre (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Le Havre: guided tour

Day 3 Caudebec. Excursions to Normandy: choice of full day excursions to Normandy landing

Day 4 Rouen: guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedral; time at leisure

Day 5 Les Andelys–Vernon: guided tour in Les Andelys; choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle

Day 6 Conflans: choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise, or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison

Day 7 Paris: choice of guided sightseeing or “Heart of Paris” walking tour to see Paris’ historic sights

Day 8 Paris (Disembarkation): vacation ends this morning

Notes

In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

Itinerary

Begin your river in Le Havre to board your Avalon Suite Ship®, and visit this village on a guided tour. Visit Rouen in a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, see the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. From Rouen, you’ll choose an excursion to Normandy from a selection of three. You may wish to tour the beaches at Normandy, with the memorials and monuments for the allied forces, or take a “Taste of Normandy” tour of the farming traditions and culinary specialties. Your French river cruise continues its sailing on to Les Andelys for guided tours of its picturesque village, and nearby castle ruins.

Continue your picturesque 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—home of Vincent van Gogh and Bonaparte, to see the spots that inspired both artists’ paintings. Your river cruise along the Seine returns to Paris, the City of Lights. Discover its true heart on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour showing you the iconic sites of the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more.

1.
LE HAVRE (EMBARKATION)
2.
LE HAVRE
3.
CAUDEBECROUEN. EXCURSION TO NORMANDY
4.
ROUEN
5.
LES ANDELYS
6.
CONFLANS
7.
PARIS
8.
PARIS (DISEMBARKASTION)

Visited Countries: France


Ship Information
Ship Name
Tapestry II
Ship Type
Hours
Summary

The Avalon Tapestry II is a true haven on the river - two full decks of Panorama SuitesSM with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air BalconySM. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning to enchanting scenery and fresh breezes. Onboard amenities and services include complimentary computer use in public areas and free Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment, a hair salon, elevator, and a spacious Sky Deck with shade system, whirlpool, deck games, and the delightful Sky Bistro for al-fresco lunches of light grill fare.

 
Travel Package
Description Coming from   Going to
Cruise (Round Trip) Paris Paris


Tour Variations
1. Reflections on the Seine – Northbound (8 Days) More Info...
Begin your panoramic French river cruise on the Seine with a visit to Paris—The City of Lights. Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour which will show you the iconic locales of the Louvre...
Next Departure: 17-Sep-2019 Starting at: USD 4,149.00
2. Reflections on the Seine – Cruise Only Northbound (8 Days) More Info...
Begin your panoramic French river cruise on the Seine with a visit to Paris—The City of Lights. Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour which will show you the iconic locales of the Louvre...
Next Departure: 17-Sep-2019 Starting at: USD 3,799.00
3. Reflections on the Seine with 1 Night Mont St. Michel – Northbound (8 Days) More Info...
Start your vacation with a night in Paris—The City of Lights. Begin your charming river cruise on the Seine with a visit to Paris—The City of Lights. Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tou...
Next Departure: 05-May-2020 Starting at: USD 4,698.00

This is an Organised River Cruise: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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