Highlights
  • Guided tour of Paris, passing the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower
  • Head to Giverny for a visit to the Claude Monet Foundation
  • Follow the Abbey Trail, including a visit to Jumièges Abbey
  • Visit Deauville and a Calvados distillery in Breuil Castle and Côte Fleurie
  • Soak up the sights on a guided walking tour of Honfleur
  • Admire Rouen's famous cathedral on a guided walking tour of the city
  • Visit the Martainville Château, now a museum

From the places that have been a source of inspiration to painters and poets alike to those that have helped shape world history, this wonderful journey is awash with highlights.

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Itinerary

Day 1: UK/Paris

Depart on your railway journey from London St Pancras International to Paris today. On arrival you'll board your ship, MS Botticelli, where you can meet the crew and enjoy a welcome drink before dinner. As you enjoy your evening meal, you can take in spectacular views of Paris' illuminated landmarks – a truly unforgettable sight.

Day 2: Paris

Why not delve into Paris' iconic landmarks today on a guided tour of the city. The afternoon will be left free, so you can stroll around at your own pace.

Day 3: Vernon

Today you'll set sail for the historic town of Vernon. This afternoon, we visit the Claude Monet Foundation in Giverny, where you can learn about the renowned painter's day-to-day life. Enjoy entertainment on board the ship this evening, before cruising to Duclair.

Day 4: Duclair

Today you will arrive in Duclair. This afternoon, join a guided tour of the Abbey Trail – a series of majestic abbeys along the River Seine. Later, you will cruise to Honfleur.

Day 5: Honfleur

After breakfast, join our excursion to the Côte Fleurie – the coast of flowers. This afternoon, you can find out why Honfleur has inspired so many artists on our excursion to Honfleur and Pont l' Eveque a charming Norman city. Our tour  will take us to the gardens of the former Dominican convent and will continue our tour with a tasting of the small, square-shaped cheese that has carried the town's name since the 12th century.

Day 6: Rouen

It's worth being on deck early as we cruise along a superb valley, whose changing light has inspired many painters, and passes under the Normandy Bridge. On arrival in Rouen, join the guided tour of the city, regarded as Normandy's cultural, historic and gastronomic capital.

Later we include a visit to the Joan of Arc Museum. Find out all about the French heroine before enjoying an evening of entertainment on board as your ship overnights here.

Day 7: Les Andelys

This morning you will cruise through the lock in Amfreville to Les Andelys. Here you have a guided visit to the Martainville Château. This evening, you'll be served a farewell gala dinner as your cruise continues through the night.

Day 8: Paris/Uk

Enjoy breakfast on board before arriving in Paris, where you'll disembark. Transfer to the railway station for your rail journey back to the UK.

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Price Per Day:

$ 310 per day
 
Details
Ship Name

Ms Botticelli

Ship Description

You will stay on board the 4-star MS Botticelli. On board amenities include a bar lounge, restaurant, sun deck, gift shop and Wi-Fi. Cabins features en-suite facilities with a shower, TV, hairdryer, radio and safe

Trip Includes
  • Return Eurostar from St Pancras International to Paris
  • 7 nights all-inclusive onboard 4-star MS Botticelli
  • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners and all drinks (excluding Champagne and selected wines)
  • All excursions included plus...
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Exclusive to Travelsphere included visit to the fascinating Joan of Arc museum
  • Captain's welcome cocktail reception
  • Farewell Gala dinner
  • Onboard evening entertainment
Meals Included:

7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners

Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Standard Group
Start City
Paris
End City
Paris

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