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Grand France with 2 Nights in Nice (Southbound)

Summary:

Set sail on your Seine River cruise and sail to Vernon with your choice of a visit to Claude Monet’s Giverny or Bizy Castle, nicknamed “Normandy’s Versailles. In Caudebec, take an excursion to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, ...

Duration
17 Days
Cities
12
Next Departure
15-Oct-2024
Starting at
USD 7,957.00
USD 6,757.00
Price per day
USD 397.00

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  • Avalon
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Poetry II
Tour
Grand France with 2 Nights in Nice (Southbound)

Summary

Set sail on your Seine River cruise and sail to Vernon with your choice of a visit to Claude Monet’s Giverny or Bizy Castle, nicknamed “Normandy’s Versailles. In Caudebec, take an excursion to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Pointe du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery, or select an excursion for a traditional “Taste of Normandy.” Visit Joan of Arc’s Rouen, then choose between a visit to Vincent Van Gogh’s Auver-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s Malmaison. Return to Paris for your choice of sightseeing in the “City of Light”—discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour to see the iconic landmarks of the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more. Board a high-speed train bound for Dijon, and transfer to Beaune to embark on your second Avalon Suite Ship® in Chalon-sur-Saône.

Cruise to Lyon, is the gastronomic capital of France and a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture. Take a guided walk of Tournon, beautifully nestled among vineyards, to see its Roman ruins and fascinating 16th-century castle. On a guided tour of historical Avignon, see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes—the largest Gothic fortress in the world. Situated on the Rhône River, Arles is famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh and its 1st-century Roman Amphitheater. As a perfect finale to your French river cruise vacation, spend 2 nights in captivating Nice on the French Riviera along the remarkably blue water of the Mediterranean Sea.*

During the Olympics and Paralympic games some venues and areas might be closed or not accessible to groups, therefore the program might be subject to change.

Map: Grand France with 2 Nights in Nice (Southbound) (Avalon)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1.
Paris, France (Embarkation)
Day 2.
Vernon
Day 3.
Caudebec
Day 4.
Caudebec. Excursion To Normandy
Day 5.
Rouen
Day 6.
Conflans
Day 7.
Paris
Day 8.
Paris (Disembarkation) Dijon–Beaune–Chalon-Sur-Saô...
Day 9.
Tournus
Day 10.
Lyon
Day 11.
Lyon
Day 12.
Tournon
Day 13.
Avignon
Day 14.
Arles
Day 15.
Arles (Disembarkation)–Nice
Day 16.
Nice
Day 17.
Nice

Ports of call (12): Arles, Avignon, Bayeux, Chalon-Sur-Saone, Dijon, Honfleur, Lyon, Nice, Paris, Rouen, Toulon, Versailles

Ship Information

Ship Name
Poetry II
Ship Type
River Cruise Ship

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Cruise...

Paris

Arrow Going To

Nice

River CruisesThis 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 and activities can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Grand France (Northbound)

Grand France (Northbound) (15 Days)

This river cruise vacation showcases France’s charm, breathtaking views, and rich history. Your adventure begins on the Rhône River with a visit to Arles, France—famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh—and its 1st-century Roman Amphitheater. On a g...

Next Departure: 06-Aug-2024
Starting at: USD 7,298.00

Grand France with 2 Nights in Nice & 3 Nights in London (Northbound)

Grand France with 2 Nights in Nice & 3 Nights in London (Northbound) (20 Days)

This fantastic European river cruise vacation showcases France’s breathtaking views, amazing history, and legendary culture. Your adventure begins with two overnights in Nice on the French Riviera, then travel to Arles to board your Avalon Suite Ship®. Yo...

Next Departure: 04-Aug-2024
Starting at: USD 9,326.00

Grand France with 3 Nights in London (Northbound)

Grand France with 3 Nights in London (Northbound) (18 Days)

This French river cruise vacation highlights France’s charm, breathtaking views, and rich history. Your incredible European river cruise through France begins on the Rhône River with a visit to Arles, France—famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh—...

Next Departure: 06-Aug-2024
Starting at: USD 8,667.00

Grand France with 2 Nights in Nice (Northbound)

Grand France with 2 Nights in Nice (Northbound) (17 Days)

This incredible European river on the Rhône, Saône, and Seine Rivers highlights the best of France. Begin your adventure in captivating Nice on the French Riviera before cruising. On the Rhône River from Arles, France—famous for inspiring the paintings of...

Next Departure: 04-Aug-2024
Starting at: USD 7,957.00

Grand France (Southbound)

Grand France (Southbound) (15 Days)

On this France river cruise vacation, enjoy wine, cheese, beautiful views, and stops in the most charming and historical parts of France. Sail along the Seine River to the picturesque Normandy region. In Vernon, choose between two exciting guided visits—C...

Next Departure: 15-Oct-2024
Starting at: USD 7,298.00

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