5 Day Seine Cruise
Paris -L es Andelys - Rouen - Honfleur - Caudebec en Caux- Vernon - Paris
DAY 1: Paris
Meeting at Grenelle's quay for boarding. Settling into your cabin between 6.00 and 7.00pm. The crew will be introduced to you during the welcome cocktail. You will then take place in the restaurant for your first dinner on board, during which (depending on the water level) you will be able to admire the most wonderful locations of Paris by night. Shimmering in a thousand and one lights, Paris exercises an almost magical power of attraction. We will glide silently past the Eiffel Tower, the Grand Palais, the Orangerie, the Louvre and Notre-Dame cathedral which dominates the Ile de la Cite. The first day is particularly rich in new sights and sounds
DAY 2: Paris - Les Andelys - Rouen
You will wake up to the sound of music. You will then head for the dining room for breakfast, which will be followed by an aerobics session. Morning's cruising, passing through a number of locks and towns such as Conflans Ste Honorine, Vernon. Lunch while cruising. Arrival in Andelys around 1.30pm. Departure by coach for the optional visit to the Martainville castle. Meanwhile, the boat will sail to Rouen where we will join it at around 6.00pm. Dinner on board. In the evening, optional walking guided tour of the old city by night, the former capital of Normandy, the historic neighbourhoods, the "Place du Vieux March?" where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. Back to the boat. Around midnight, departure of the cruise for Honfleur (depending on the tide schedule).
DAY 3: Rouen - Honfleur
Breakfast on board. Arrival in Honfleur depending on the tides. The morning will be devoted to the optional guided tour of the town on foot, with its fishing port, its picturesque streets with their old houses, the salt lofts and Saint Catherine's church, built entirely of wood. Back to the boat for lunch. In the afternoon, optional excursion to the "Cote Fleurie", Trouville, Deauville, tour of a distillery where the famous Calvados is made. Back on board around 6.00pm. Dinner. We will then cast off to leave the port of Honfleur. We will be passing under the superb Pont de Normandie before heading up the Seine (depending on the tide schedule).
DAY 4: Honfleur - Caudebec En Caux - Vernon
Breakfast during the cruise. Morning exercices in the company of our hostess. Lunch on board. Afternoon's sailing. A "guinguette" on board to relive the atmosphere "of Sundays on the banks of the Marne". Dinner and gala evening.
DAY 5: Paris
After brunch on board, we disembark around 10am, at the end of a memorable Cruise.
**Please note that this is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and French, and an international cruise host on board.**
Prices Include: Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to breakfast of the last day in a double cabin with showers and toilets, welcome drink, entertainment, the Captain's evening, the assistance of our hostess on board, FREE Wi-Fi and port taxes. DRINKS PACKAGE INCLUDED - Soft Drinks, as well as tea and coffee specialties, Beer, sparkling white wine, Cremant and Prosecco (in a glass), as well as open wines and daily recommendations from the wine menu (by the glass), Cocktails and long drinks throughout the day and evening.
Prices Do Not Include: Drinks, not listed above, insurance and optional excursions.
For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.