Nowhere else on earth makes the heart swoon like the mention of Paris. The city lures with its magnificent art, architecture, culture, and cuisine, but there’s also a quieter magic waiting to be explored: the quaint cobbled lanes, the sweet patisseries around the corner, and the cozy little bistros. Get ready to make Paris your own.
Sail on the Seine and discover unusual places. Discover the magnificent white cliffs of Etretat lined with pebble beaches, offering exceptional views, inspirational to past and present artists, then go on an excursion along the Norman Abbey Circuit. They reveal an exceptional architectural heritage, in their number and artistic quality, the charm of the surrounding landscapes and the grandeur of their past. Visit Rouen: both medieval and spiritual, experience the soul of its past…Experience history firsthand at the Normandy beaches and delight in Rouen’s Gothic architecture.
History buffs will be fascinated by D-Day sites and Rouen where Joan of Arc was martyred.
Welcome to Paris where your Tour Leader greets you at the airport. The history of the Palace of Versailles starts at the 17th century. It was first a hunting lodge, then a seat of power, and finally, from the 19th century onwards, a museum. Composed of the Palace, the gardens, the Park, the Trianon estate and several buildings in town, today the Estate of Versailles spreads over many acres. Check in hotel after visiting Versailles.
Check out all the wonderful things Paris has to offer in a day or two when you hop on board this Paris Discovery tour. From the comfort and convenience of 100% eco-friendly buses, see iconic sights such as the Opera, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, Orsay Museum, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Grand Palais and many more. (B).
The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum, is the world’s second-largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France, and is best known for being the home of the Mona Lisa. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city’s 1st arrondissement.
Enrich your visit to Paris’s must iconic must-see landmark on this guided Eiffel Tower tour by elevator. Jumpstart your morning with a hands-on introduction to the Iron Lady, built for the 1889 International Exposition. In-depth tours include admission tickets. (B)
AM Checkout and Luggage storage at hotel.
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome party. Enjoy a traditional evening of entertainment with a “Titi Parisien” theme. The ship sets sail during the night. (D)
Embarkation for Les Andelys
This morning will be spent cruising towards Les Andelys, an occasion to enjoy the magnificent view of the Roche Guyon.Join us on an excursion: Visit of the Château de Martainville.We’ll return on board and continue cruising towards Honfleur. (B, L, D)
Join us for a full-day excursion (lunch included) to the Landing Beaches. One of the great turning points of the 20th century happened in France during the D-Day Landings of the Allied Forces in Normandy. (B, L, D)
This morning, join us on an excursion: Guided trip along the Norman Abbey Circuit. In the afternoon, join us on another excursion: Guided tour of Rouen.Tonight’s our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will cruise through the night. (B, L, D)
This morning will be spent sailing towards Paris along the banks of the Seine which have been beautifully landscaped. We’ll cruise past the impressive concrete and glass buildings of the futuristic business district of La Défense, reaching Paris in the early afternoon. Join us for the excursions: Panoramic tour through Paris exploring the city’s legendary places. (B, L, D)
Tonight, we’ll set out for a cruise through Paris by night (depending on the water level).
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking. Your transfers will take you to the Charles de Gaulle airport and depart for home. (B)