Gems of the Seine

Resort:Gems of the Seine
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Europe, France
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Travel along the river that runs through one of the most romantic cities in the world on this 11 day cruise from Paris to the coastal city Honfleur.


Day 1: UK > Paris

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Paris. Pick from one of up to 14 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow to Paris. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Les Andelys

Enjoy the opulent amenities of your floating hotel as she glides her way peacefully through the le-de-France region to Les Andelys.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: Les Andelys > Rouen

This morning we wake in Rouen.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: Rouen

Experience what the Somme battlefields might have been like for those caught up in this terrible World War I battle, which claimed the lives of more than 150,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers. This full-day excursion commemorates the 101 years since, and includes a visit to the Australian National Memorial and Victoria School in Villers-Bretonneux. Alternatively, explore the collection of Impressionistic paintings, including masterpieces by Renoir and Monet, at the Museum of Fine Arts, which was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Rouen > Honfleur

Youll love cruising toward the open waters of the English Channel, so simply sit back and enjoy the trip.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6: Honfleur

Walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings, before visiting the Landing Museum at Arromanches. Youll be struck by the sombre ambience surrounding the 9,387 graves of the Normandy Cemetery and whilst there, take a moment to reflect on the momentous impact of that day, as you look out from your hilltop position above Omaha Beach. Alternatively, explore Normandys famous Calvados Route, and delight in the many charming villages that dot the landscape. Its also a great opportunity to sample the regions famous varietals.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Honfleur > Caudebec-en-Caux

With steep limestone cliffs that plunge dramatically towards the emerald waters of the English Channel below, the beauty of the Alabaster Coast will leave you breathless. Sitting proudly atop this dramatic seascape is the town of Etretat, where youll have the opportunity to enjoy a guided tour and time at leisure. Alternatively, travel to the hilltop village of Bolbec and view fabrics at the fascinating Textile Museum before visiting the Normand Traditions Museum nearby. Or visit the new Seine Museum for an insight into this fascinating river system. For the more adventurous, join a guided cycling tour to the charming village of Villequier and visit the Victor Hugo Museum.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 8: Caudebec-en-Caux > Vernon

In a region rich in visual treasures, enjoy a full morning of relaxation and take in the incredible scenery as you cruise into Vernon. Its easy to understand why this region of France inspired beautiful paintings by many of historys most famous artists.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 9: Vernon > Conflans > Paris

This morning we cruise to the charming medieval town of Conflans, with its distinctive barge houses docked within easy reach of the quaint main square.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 10: Paris

Today you have the thrilling choice of either spending time exploring Frances most celebrated city, or a discovery beyond the city limits.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 11: Paris > UK

After breakfast, transfer to Paris airport or train station for your return journey home. Fly direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 14 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel Standard Premier Class from Paris Gare du Nord aboard Eurostar to St. Pancras International.

Meals included: Breakfast