PARIS & NORMANDY

Enjoy an enchanting 7 night cruise roundtrip from Paris through Les Andelys, Le Havre, Rouen, Vernon, La Roche-Guyon, and more.
April 29 – May 6, 2021

2021/04/29 06:00:00

7 Night Cruise Aboard the AMALYRA from $3,505 per person.

All rates are per person in USD for cruise only. Price is subject to change, based on availability, until deposited.

TOUR INCLUDES

CRUISE FEATURES:

  • 7 night cruise in elegantly appointed accommodations
  • Port taxes and gratuities for cruise portion
  • Fine dining, including unlimited complimentary hand-selected wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Sip & Sail cocktail hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaine des Rotisseurs Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail and Gala Dinner.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Small group guided shore excursions with a variety of choices and activity levels, including Special Interest, hiking and biking tours.
  • Live Local Entertainment

     

    PRICE PER PERSON: Please see Pricing grid on Registration Page. Pricing increased $400 per person effective May 16, 2020.

OPTIONAL LAND PROGRAM:

  • 2 nights at the Hotel Renaissance Paris or Le Parc Trocadero(or similar)
  • All hotel taxes and baggage handling at the hotel
  • Daily breakfast at hotel
  • City tour of Paris; visit to Montmartre; visit to Atelier des Lumieres (Museum for light Installations)
  • Motorcoach transfer between the hotel and ship
  • English-speaking AmaWaterways host or hostess at the hotel
  • Welcome Reception at the hotel (pre-cruise)

PRICE PER PERSON:

Double occupancy $960 | Single occupancy $1,350

PARIS & NORMANDY TOUR ITINERARY

Thursday April 29

Paris

Paris, known as one of Europe’s most romantic cities, is where you will board the luxurious AMALYRA for embarkation. Let the voyage commence!

Friday, April 30

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.

Sunday, May 1

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.

Sunday, May 2

Le Havre

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 in Caudebec-en-Caux in the afternoon, the Romanesque Normandy Abbey Route will take you to one of the magnificent historic abbeys of the region. Or you can journey back in time with the interactive exhibits and vessels at the Seine Museum.

Monday, May 3

Rouen

Spend the morning enjoying medieval Rouen with a choice of several excursions. Join a walking tour 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.

Tuesday, May 4

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 and admire the beautiful architecture.

Wednesday, May 5

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 the exquisite architecture of the Chateau Saint-Germain-des-Prés, along with its museum and gardens. 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.

Thursday, May 6

Paris

Disembarkation day. Bid farewell to Paris and prepare for your flight home.

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