2021 Season

Reflections on the Seine (Northbound)


cruise: WPHP 9 Day River Cruise Paris to Paris
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.
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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
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cities and locations


Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises. 

Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.

notes


  • 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.
The “Starting at” or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per person based on twin occupancy and any applicable port charges, non-commissionable taxes and fees and intra-vacation flight are included in the price shown. Any included overnight stay in Canada, applicable GST/HST is also included in the price shown. International airfare, however, is not included. If price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s). Please review current promotions or deals for additional information.