2021 Season

Reflections on the Seine with 1 Night in Mont St. Michel (Northbound)


cruise: WPHE 10 Day River Cruise Paris to Paris
Start your vacation in France with a night in Paris—the “City of Light” before your river cruise on the Seine. Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour showing you the iconic landmarks, including the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, and Eiffel Tower. Cruise to Conflans—home of Van Gogh and Bonaparte—and continue on to Vernon. Visit the home of master impressionist Claude Monet at the gardens of Giverny, or visit magnificent Bizy Castle. Your French river cruise vacation on the Seine sails on to Les Andelys for guided tours of its picturesque village, and nearby castle ruins. Continue to Rouen for an excursion to Normandy to tour the WWII landing beaches, memorials, and monuments, or experience a “Taste of Normandy” tour to discover the farming traditions and culinary specialties. In Rouen, take a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. Your Seine River cruise vacation ends in Le Havre with city sightseeing. End your vacation with a transfer to Mont St. Michel for a guided tour of the magnificent abbey. You’ll also tour Chartres and its Gothic cathedral, and continue to Paris for an overnight stay. Don’t miss this remarkable cruise on the Seine, with panoramic view, and the remembrances of history, heroes, and artists brought to life.
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at-a-glance


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; onboard 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)-Mont St. Michel: Transfer to Mont St. Michel and guided tour

Day 9 Chartres-Paris: Transfer to Chartres and visit to the Cathedral; transfer to Paris

Day 10 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.
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