Paris and Normandy AMA Waterways River Cruise (8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS)

from $2,649
CRUISE FROM: PARIS TO PARIS
Paris always sizzles while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline, incredible food, and artistic beauty. Monet’s Gardens, Rouen’s Cathedral of Notre Dame and the charming harbor town of Honfleur, will inspire you the same way as they inspired the great Impressionists. For inspiration of a different kind, travel the “Routes des Abbayes,” visiting some of the most magnificent monasteries, and to the unforgettable beaches of Normandy where Allied forces landed during WWII’s D-Day invasion. Relive the grandeur of royalty at Château Malmaison, the former home of Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte, and at Chateau de Bizy, once referred to as “the Versailles of Normandy.” Blend a passion for the good life with culture, art, architecture and timeless landscapes, and you have Northern France.
COUNTRIES:FRANCE
RIVERS: SEIN
Elite Voyages offers year-round departures. Contact us regarding custom departure dates and availability.
Duration:
8 Days
Transport:
Cruise
Group size:
Min 2

Discount:
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Total: 2649
from $2,649
CRUISE FROM: PARIS TO PARIS
Paris always sizzles while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline, incredible food, and artistic beauty. Monet’s Gardens, Rouen’s Cathedral of Notre Dame and the charming harbor town of Honfleur, will inspire you the same way as they inspired the great Impressionists. For inspiration of a different kind, travel the “Routes des Abbayes,” visiting some of the most magnificent monasteries, and to the unforgettable beaches of Normandy where Allied forces landed during WWII’s D-Day invasion. Relive the grandeur of royalty at Château Malmaison, the former home of Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte, and at Chateau de Bizy, once referred to as “the Versailles of Normandy.” Blend a passion for the good life with culture, art, architecture and timeless landscapes, and you have Northern France.
COUNTRIES:FRANCE
RIVERS: SEIN
Elite Voyages offers year-round departures. Contact us regarding custom departure dates and availability.
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  • Activity Level Leisurely
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All about the Paris and Normandy AMA Waterways River Cruise (8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS).
CRUISE FROM: PARIS TO PARIS
Paris always sizzles while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline, incredible food, and artistic beauty. Monet’s Gardens, Rouen’s Cathedral of Notre Dame and the charming harbor town of Honfleur, will inspire you the same way as they inspired the great Impressionists. For inspiration of a different kind, travel the “Routes des Abbayes,” visiting some of the most magnificent monasteries, and to the unforgettable beaches of Normandy where Allied forces landed during WWII’s D-Day invasion. Relive the grandeur of royalty at Château Malmaison, the former home of Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte, and at Chateau de Bizy, once referred to as “the Versailles of Normandy.” Blend a passion for the good life with culture, art, architecture and timeless landscapes, and you have Northern France.
COUNTRIES:FRANCE
RIVERS: SEIN
Fun Fact: The three glass pyramids in the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Louvre Pyramid is a large glass and metal pyramid designed by the world-renowned Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei who based in New York. The museum surrounded by three smaller pyramids, in the main courtyard of the Louvre Palace in Paris. The large pyramid serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. The pyramid was commissioned in 1984. In the beginning these pyramids were vilified by Parisians, and slowly they are warmed to it, after seeing so many visitors like the idea of experiencing the combination of classic and modern design.  

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and
    English language TV stations
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • International Airfare from U.S. Gateway
  • Expenditures of a personal matter
  • Gratuities and tips to tour operator
  • meals not specified on the itinerary
  1. Day 1 EMBARKATION – PARIS, FRANCE

    Board the ship in Paris for your Paris & Normandy cruise.

    (D)

  2. Day 2 LES ANDELYS

    Uncover the history of Château Gaillard, the former stronghold of Richard the Lionheart, situated on the chalk cliffs high above the Seine, on a morning tour. Or, if you prefer a more active adventure, you can hike there from the banks of the Seine, admiring the scenic views along the way. For those who wish to explore the area on two wheels, join a guided bike tour through the charming town of Les Andelys. After your adventures, set sail along the meandering Seine for a scenic cruise.

    (B,L,D)

  3. Day 3 LE HAVRE

    There are several different choices of excursions, both during the morning and afternoon, depending on your interests. You can choose between an excursion to the seaside town of Honfleur, renowned for its picturesque harbor, and for being an inspirational site for Impressionist painters; or enjoy a full-day excursion that includes Honfleur and the delicious Pays d’Auge region of Normandy, where apple cider, Calvados and pommeau outrank French wine. Enjoy a country drive through Beamont-en-Auge and Pont l’Eveque, and afterwards, be treated to a cheese and Calvados tasting. During the afternoon, you can join a city tour of the UNESCO-designated Le Havre. Alternatively, you have the choice of a bike tour through Le Havre.

    (B,L,D)

  4. Day 4 LE HAVRE - CAUDEBEC-EN-CAUX -NORMANDY BEACHES

    Experience the Normandy region with one of three tours. For those wishing to go to the American sector of the historic Normandy Beaches, you will visit the cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, Omaha Beach, the artillery battery at Longues-sur-Mer and the village of Arromanches, where the remains of the floating harbor used during the WWII landings can be seen. If you prefer, you can tour the Gold and Juno beaches in the British and Canadian sectors, where you will visit Ranville Cemetery, Pegasus Bridge, the Canadian cemetery at Beny-sur-Mer, the WWII museum in Courseulle and, finally, Arromanches. If you wish to experience a different kind of inspiration, the Romanesque Normandy Abbey Route will take you to one of the magnificent historic abbeys of the region. Later in the day, travel to Caudebec-en-Caux and journey back in time with the interactive exhibits and vessels at the Seine Museum.

    (B,L,D)

  5. Day 5 ROUEN

    Spend the morning enjoying medieval Rouen with a choice of several excursions. Join a walking tour past the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral, painted numerous times by Monet, and see the square where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Medieval Quarter and Great Clock. You also have the choice to explore Lyons-la-Forêt, built on the site of a former fortress and featuring remarkable centuries-old architecture; go on the “Tastes of Normandy” tour, where you’ll be treated to the delicious flavors of the region, including chocolate, macaron, Norman cheese and cider; or get active by going on a guided bike tour.

    (B,L,D)

  6. Day 6 VERNON - LA ROCHE-GUYON

    Enjoy scenic cruising around Vernon before disembarking the ship for your excursion. You will have a choice of three excursions, depending on your interests. Visit Claude Monet’s home and gardens in Giverny. Art lovers will immediately recognize images immortalized in Monet’s most beloved paintings—such as water lilies, Japanese bridges and graceful willow trees. Wander around his famous gardens and home where he lived for more than four decades. Or visit the regal 18th-century Château de Bizy, inspired by the opulence of Versailles. Enjoy an escorted tour of the palace and gardens. If you prefer a more active adventure, go on a guided bike tour, taking in the beautiful French countryside. In the evening, visit the quaint village of La Roche-Guyon, one of the most beautiful in France, and enjoy free time to stroll along the Seine or amid the pretty architecture.

    (B,L,D)

  7. Day 7 CONFLANS

    Travel to Auberge Ravoux in the heart of Auvers-sur-Oise, the last home of artist Vincent van Gogh. His spirit still lingers in his former attic rooms at the Ravoux Inn. The mere 70 days Van Gogh spent in Auvers-sur-Oise were astonishingly prolific as he painted more than 70 works here before his death. Or enjoy the youthful energy of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, with its museums, bookstores, churches and galleries. If you prefer something more active, strap on your helmet and pedal around the city of Conflans. Later in the day, relax on the Sun Deck or on your balcony as the ship takes a scenic cruise on its way to Paris.

    (B,L,D)

  8. Day 8 PARIS – DISEMBARKATION

    Bid farewell to Paris and prepare for your flight home.

    (B)

     

    Dining Option: Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee- French, European
    Address: 25 avenue Montaigne | Plaza Athenee, 75008 Paris, France

    -TOUR ENDS-

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Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Port Charges not included in cruise price: $189 per person.

Single Supplement for Cruise: 50% of twin price; A+ and Suite 100% of twin price. Single supplement waived on D and E categories. Please check at time of booking as offer is capacity controlled.

Single Supplement for Land: A single supplement charge will be applied to pre- and post-cruise hotel extensions. Please call for pricing details.

BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

**Note: Monet’s home and other attractions in Giverny are closed in November. Guests may participate in alternative excursions or visit another city on these cruises.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

FREE AIRFARE TERMS & CONDITIONS: All rates are per person in USD based on double occupancy in a base category stateroom unless stated otherwise. FREE AIRFARE is valid on select sailings for new double occupancy reservations booked and deposited by May 31, 2019. FREE AIRFARE promotion is based on round-trip, trans-Atlantic economy-class airfare departing from select gateways as published (based on availability). FREE AIRFARE promotion includes base ticket price, fuel surcharges, taxes and roundtrip airport transfers between the airport and ship and/or hotel for services purchased through AmaWaterways for a published itinerary only. FREE AIRFARE promotion is not applicable to triple/child fares. The deposit requirement for this Free Air promotion is $750 per person, $550 of which is non-refundable. Guest(s) must pay full brochure (published) fare for all itinerary components in order qualify. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of AmaWaterways and are published approximately 75 days prior to departure or sooner. Custom itineraries, itinerary requests and schedule deviations are not accepted on this promotion. Air carrier and flight schedule will be confirmed by AmaWaterways and cannot be substituted. No recourse available for those who wish to change or cancel their selected flight schedules. Additional luggage fees and other ancillary charges imposed by the carrier will apply and can be found on the carrier’s website on or after the release of the flight schedule. FREE AIRFARE not combinable with any other promotions/discounts. Must mention promo code FLYFREE in order to receive. Stateroom upgrades, land programs, port charges, visas and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Offer is capacity-controlled and subject to modification, reduction or withdrawal without notice. CST#2065452-40.

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