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 From the Normandy Coast to Paris

(PARIS) - HONFLEUR – CAUDEBEC-EN-CAUX – ROUEN – LES ANDELYS – PARIS

 

   

 

This 7 day cruise between Paris and the Normandy Coast allows you to discover the highlights of magical Paris such as Notre Dame, Champs Elysées, the Eiffel tower; the Chateau of Versailles, the historic town of Rouen- also known as the place where Joan of Arc died; the Abbey Trail; and the historic fishing port of Honfleur.



Days
  7 days
Code
  HON
NOTE: 2017 CRUISES INCLUDE THE "CLASSIC" SIGHTSEEING PACKAGE
Itinerary
   
     
Day 1   (PARIS) - HONFLEUR

 

(Option: Transfer from Paris to Honfleur available to be booked if required at additional cost)
Boarding in Honfleur between 6.00 pm and 7.00 pm. Settling into your cabin. Welcome cocktail in the lounge in the company of the Captain and crew. Dinner. Free evening. Overnight stopover.

     
Day 2  

HONFLEUR – CAUDEBEC EN CAUX

   

Breakfast on board. The morning will be devoted to the guided tour of the town and its fishing port, its narrow picturesque streets and their old houses, the salt lofts, the church of Saint Catherine (15th - 16th century) which is the biggest church in France built of wood. Back to the boat for lunch. The afternoon will be devoted to the excursion to the Côte Fleurie, Trouville and Deauville. Tour of a distillery where the famous Calvados is made. Back on board in the evening. Dinner. Departure of the cruise, depending on the tides.

     
Day 3   CAUDEBEC EN CAUX – ROUEN
   

Breakfast on board followed by the guided tour during which you will explore the Abbey Trail with the church at Caudebec en Caux, which dates from the 15th century, and then on via Jumièges where one of the most beautiful abbeys in France can be found, along with the church of Saint Peter, which is one of the most beautiful examples of 10th century Norman architecture. Back on board for lunch and departure of the cruise for Rouen. Journey through a landscape of steep cliffs, at the foot of which are a number of charming little villages typical of the region. Arrival in Rouen around 4.00 pm. At the end of the afternoon, you will have some free time to explore this city. Dinner. Overnight stopover.

     
Day 4   ROUEN – VERNON
   

Breakfast on board. In the morning, guided tour of the former capital of Normandy where, among other things, you can explore the cathedral, the historic quarters, and the Place du Vieux Marché where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. Back to the boat for lunch. Departure of the cruise for Vernon. This afternoon's cruise will travel through a landscape of broad limestone cliffs. Gala dinner. Overnight stopover in Vernon.

     
Day 5   VERNON – PARIS
   

guided tour of the Chateau of Versailles (except Mondays: chateau closed), which is one of the most famous and prestigious monuments in world heritage and represents one of the most beautiful and complete creations of French 17th century Art. Back on board around noon in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. Lunch during the cruise. Afternoon's sailing through the unfolding landscape as we approach France's capital city. Past the futuristic La Défense district which will impress you with its concrete and glass architecture. Dinner during the cruise. Arrival in the beautifully illuminated capital. Overnight stopover.

     
Day 6   PARIS

 

Breakfast on board. This day will be entirely devoted to the tour of Paris, which will begin with a half day guided tour exploring the mythical places of the city, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées. Lunch on board. Free afternoon in Paris. Dinner. Overnight stopover.

     
Day 7   PARIS
   

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation around 9.00 am.

     
   

This itinerary is a guide only. For reasons of navigational safety, the captain and crew of the boat alone may decide to modify the itinerary.

Please note Croisi cruises are bilingual with on board commentaries in both French & English. Sightseeing tours are guaranteed in English with either bilingual guides or audiphones.

     
INCLUSIONS





 

This offer includes: The cruise on full board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day, local wine, beer and fruit juice at lunch and dinner (on board meals only), Open bar including a variety of French and regional wine and spirits  (excluding Champagne and premium drinks),  accommodation in a twin air conditioned cabin with shower and WC, entertainment, the assistance of our hostess on board, the welcome cocktail, the gala evening, port taxes and pre paid English sightseeing (subject to minimum numbers).

                    
   
EXCLUSIONS

 

This offer does not include:  insurance, personal expenses, Drinks - wine selected from the premium drinks list and those purchased on shore excursions,  shore excursions.

                     
   
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