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Short Break in Paris

PARIS - HER RENOWNED SIGHTS & ATTRACTIONS - OLD MONTMARTRE

 

Enjoy all the comforts of a prestigious floating hotel in the heart of Paris – just 10 minutes from the Eiffel Tower. A wondrous experience for young and old come and discover the renowned sights and mythical attractions of France's delightful capital city.  Paris is a true crossroads of culture and art, and is full to bursting with monuments and museums. You are cordially invited to join us as we discover a specially chosen selection.

 
Days: 4 Days
Code -  PAB
NOTE: 2017 CRUISES INCLUDE THE "CLASSIC" SIGHTSEEING PACKAGE
Itinerary

Day 1

PARIS


Boarding is at 6.00 pm on one of CrosisEurope's prestigious "floating hotels" at the mooring point in Paris.  Welcome by the on board hostess and time to settle into cabins.  Dinner on board this evening is followed by a Cabaret Show on board.

   
Day 2

PARIS - her renowned sights and mythical attractions - LE PECQ

 

After breakfast on board, this morning is devoted to a panoramic guided visit of Paris by coach. Discover the renowned sights and attractions of this magnificent city. Your coach will take you past many famous places including: Bercy, the François Mitterrand National Library, Bastille, the Marais, Latin Quarter, St Germain, the Louvre, the Pyramide, Opéra Garnier, Place Vendôme, Concorde, the Champs Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, the Invalides and the Trocadero. After lunch on board, the rest of the day is free for independent exploration of this fascinating capital city at your own pace. There's time to indulge in your favourite pastime, whether you want to visit the museums, do some shopping or just take a stroll, Paris has so much to offer and is full to bursting with monuments and museums.

In December, you have the opportunity to enjoy the many Christmas festivities and attractions on offer in the city by coach.Since time immemorial many of the capital's districts have hosted annual Christmas markets where Parisians, visitors from the suburbs and tourists meet, braving the winter winds to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of the festive season. Delicious, mouth-watering aromas welcome you and guide you on your way around the markets. 

Return to your floating hotel for dinner, followed by an evening of dancing on board.  Departure towards Le Pecq.  Arriving in the evening for your night stop.
   
Day 3 LE PECQ - PARIS and old Montmartre with a Paris by night cruise
  Early morning, departure towards Paris. We will sail through the Suresnes lock and pass the famous Defense neighbourhood during breakfast. Arrival around 09.00am, and departure for the guided visit of Old Montmartre (by coach (1)). The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur has a surprising Byzantine style. Built at the end of the 19th century, it was finally completed in 1914. Located in the centre of the 19th century village of Montmartre, the Sacré-Coeur has been a favourite subject for artists, sculptors and poets for generations. Montmartre hill (or Butte) is one of the highest points of the capital, where there is a superb panoramic view of 50km (31 miles) around Paris. After lunch on board, the afternoon is free. As our mooring point is just a few minutes on foot from the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero Gardens, with the Invalides just a little further away, it is easy to visit Paris at your leisure. Tonight we have a gala dinner on board and the Paris by night cruise, through the city which is beautifully illuminated at night and looks particularly attractive when viewed from our vantage point on the Seine.
   
Day 4 PARIS
 

Breakfast on board followed by disembarkation around 9.00 am.  End of CroisiEurope's services

   
 

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.

   
ESSENTIALS


You must have a valid identity card or passport valid for the duration of the holiday. Passengers from outside the EU should contact their Embassy or Consulate to ensure any essential paperwork is obtained before travelling.

   
ACCOMMODATION Contact Innovative Travel for details of pre and post Cruise accommodation
   
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