Your Holiday Cruise Itinerary - Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy

Day 1: Embark in Paris, cruise to Rouen

Following an en route stop in Amiens, we join the MS A-ROSA VIVA in Paris and commence sailing overnight

Day 2: Rouen

Mid afternoon arrival at Rouen. We take an included guided walking tour of Rouen and stroll around the attractive streets lined with half- timbered houses, stage for the trail and execution of Joan of Arc. The beautiful Gothic cathedral is the subject of a series of paintings by Claude Monet and the Gros Horloge, set in a Renaissance street arch, is one of the oldest working clocks in Europe. We moor overnight in Rouen.

Day 3: Rouen to Caudebec-en-Caux

Relax on board this morning. After lunch our cruise continues to wind its way along the Seine to reach Caudebec-en-Caux, situated on a loop of the Seine river.

Day 4: Caudebec-en-Caux to Les Andelys

This morning we enjoy an included excursion to the Normandy coast where we explore the historic D-Day Landing Beaches with a knowledgeable guide. Gain an insight into the battles of 1944 and the brave soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom today. Overnight sailing to Les Andelys.

Day 5: Les Andelys to Vernon

This morning we arrive at Les Andelys, nestled in a beautiful meander on the Seine and overlooked by Chateau Gaillard. Later this evening we continue our cruise to Vernon.

Day 6: Vernon to Paris

This afternoon we reach Vernon with time to explore its gothic church, fine arts museum, 12th century castles and the famous old mill, which straddles two piers of an ancient bridge over the river. Consider joining an optional excursion to nearby Monet’s Garden. Later we continue our cruise back overnight towards Paris.

Day 7: Paris

A day at leisure. Discover the French capital on our optional guided city tour and Montparnasse Tower excursion – the glamorous Champs Elysees lined with exclusive designer shops; the spectacular Eiffel Tower; the grandiose Arc de Triomphe; the Louvre Art Gallery with its controversial glass pyramid; the striking Notre Dame Cathedral on Ile de la Cite and Montmartre, with the white domes of Sacre Coeur.

Day 8: Disembark in Paris

This morning we disembark the MS A-ROSA VIVA and depart home

Departure dates & prices 2018 Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy (8 or 9 days) - 5% discount on all dates.

  • Shearings brochure prices from £1159pp
  • River Cruise Holidays discount prices from £1102pp
  • Tel Shearings on 0844 824 3535 & quote River Cruise Holidays reference S9990 + Tour Code

The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.

9 Days by Coach from £1035 - Tour code RGFRPAC

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Prices From

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May 4

£1102

September 28

£1102

Prices are based on Category A cabin, upgrades are available call for details. Call for full details of our Home Connect service.

7 nights all inclusive cruise | Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager | 2 included excursions – Rouen Guided Walking Tour and Normandy Coast and the D-Day Landing Beaches en route excursion to Amiens | FREE drinks on board including beer, wine, selected spirits, cocktails, soft drinks, water and speciality coffee and teas.

8 Days by Air from £1311 - Tour code RPFRPAC   

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Prices From

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May 5

£1311

September 29

£1311

Prices are based on Category A cabin, upgrades are available call for details. Air holidays are based on flights with easyJet from Luton, regional departures are available call for details (supplements may apply). Call for full details of our Home Connect service.

7 nights all inclusive cruise | Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager | 2 included excursions – Rouen Guided Walking Tour and Normandy Coast and the D-Day Landing Beaches en route excursion to Amiens | FREE drinks on board including beer, wine, selected spirits, cocktails, soft drinks, water and speciality coffee and teas.

8 Days by Rail from £1249 - RQFRPAC

Dates

Prices From

Dates

Prices From

May 5

£1249

September 29

£1249

Prices are based on Category A cabin, upgrades are available call for details. Call for full details of our Home Connect service.

7 nights all inclusive cruise | Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager | 2 included excursions – Rouen Guided Walking Tour and Normandy Coast and the D-Day Landing Beaches en route excursion to Amiens | FREE drinks on board including beer, wine, selected spirits, cocktails, soft drinks, water and speciality coffee and teas.

All holidays subject to Shearings Terms Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors on this website.

Shearings Holidays Paris and the Seine Valley to Normandy

8 Days Air or Rail or 9 by Coach - 5% Discount

Cruise prices from £1102

Take in the Seine’s stunning natural beauty, visiting the ports of Rouen, Caudebec-en-Caux and Vernon. Admire some of France’s most picturesque scenery along the way and explore Paris, France’s wonderful ‘City of Lights’, with an endless list of sights and attractions.

This delightful Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy cruise comes with a 5% discount saving from River Cruise Holidays. So book today to save money on this majestic cruise. Book direct with Shearings call on 0844 824 3535 and save money on this cruise by quoting our code S9990

There is a 5% discount on all Shearings river cruise holidays. To book call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the discount code S9990 plus the holiday code.

Holiday Highlights - Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy

  • Discover Europe’s most romantic city
  • Explore historic Rouen
  • Take an en route visit to Amiens

What's Included In Your Tour

  • Return travel from the UK by coach with overnight stay on outbound journey in France including dinner and breakfast; by Air to Paris; or by
    Rail from London St Pancras
  • 7 nights all inclusive cruise
  • Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • 2 included excursions – Rouen Guided Walking Tour and Normandy Coast and the D-Day Landing Beaches
  • 1 en route excursion to Amiens
  • FREE drinks on board including beer, wine, selected spirits, cocktails, soft drinks, water and speciality coffee and teas

Your Ship: MS A-Rosa Viva

Spacious cabins with light contemporary decor and hotel-style beds assure a home from home feeling. Each ship boasts an array of facilities for the ultimate in laid-back relaxation.
Our full range of facilities includes:
• Choice of cabins
• Indoor and outdoor bars
• Cafe bar
• Indoor & outdoor lounge
• Outdoor restaurant
• Mobile bar and grill station
• Sun Deck with giant chess board, putting green and shovelboard
• Library
• Small Shop
• Heated outdoor pool or whirlpool
• SPA-ROSA with gym, sauna and relaxation area
• Massage and beauty treatments available (at an additional charge)
Food and drink
An open dining system allows you to dine with whoever you like during your time on board. Delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served buffet-style.
• FREE drinks on board including beer, sparkling white wine, wine, selected spirits, cocktails, still and sparkling water, soft drinks and speciality coffee and teas
• Embarkation snack
• Breakfasts
• Extensive lunch buffet with live cooking
• Dinner buffet with live cooking
• Afternoon tea and coffee served
• Evening snacks served
Time on board and in port
Your time is precious and we want to ensure you enjoy your experience on and off our ships. During your cruise you will find a host of things to see and do with our…
• Range of daytime and evening entertainment
• Port talks
• Expertly-planned included and optional shore excursion programme
• Personal audio guide for use on excursions
• An expert cruise manager
• Friendly, helpful, English speaking crew
• 24 hour reception service
• Daily housekeeping and turndown service
• Wi-Fi available
• Laundry service (at an additional charge)
• All port taxes and service charges included

Discover more with our optional excursions....

  • Honfleur
  • Monet’s Garden
  • Paris Guided City Tour and Montparnasse Tower
  • Illuminated Paris
  • Fontainebleau Chateau

Book optional excursions on board from only £18. Pre-Book now and save 10%

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