• Omaha beach
  • American War Cemetery
  • Honfleur
  • Notre Dame, Paris

Normandy Coast and Paris

Discover the historic beaches of Normandy and Monet’s beautiful house and gardens at Giverny on this 7-night cruise from Paris. Includes return flights from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester, guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

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Artists have long found inspiration from the picturesque towns and villages along the Seine and the Normandy coast, making this river cruise from Paris ideal for art and history lovers.

See the inspiration for many Impressionist works at Giverny, Honfleur and Les Andeleys. Discover World War II history with a visit to the historic Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches, or travel to Bayeux where you can see the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

See the beautiful gardens at Claude Monet's famous home in Giverny, stroll through the medieval town of Rouen and explore the romantic city of Paris with its many iconic sights.

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Day 1 : UK - Paris (France)

Fly from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester to Paris. Meet your representative on arrival and transfer to the port to embark Joie de Vivre.

Day 2 : Les Andelys

Visit Chateau La Roche-Guyon before travelling to the home and gardens of Claude Monet. Alternatively, enjoy a guided bike ride through the French countryside from Vernon to Giverny.

Day 3 : Rouen

Join a guided walking tour of Rouen, stopping along the way to sample some delicacies of Normandy, including white cider and Camembert. For guests booked onto a Generations cruise, there is a tour of Rouen's Great Clock.

Day 4 : Caudebec-en Caux

Travel through the Calvados countryside to magical Honfleur to see why its beautiful scenery inspired impressionist painters. Alternatively, play at Golf d’Étretat memorable clifftop course. For guests booked onto a Generations cruise, visit a tropical centre to see exotic flora and fauna, followed by mini golf.

Day 5 : Rouen

Visit the landing beaches at Utah and Omaha then take a trip to Sainte-Mère-Église and its airborne museum. Alternatively, travel to the Canadian landing beaches at Juno Beach and tour the Canadian Centre, or visit to Bayeux to view its famous 11th-century tapestry. All groups will meet up at the American Cemetery and Memorial for a special remembrance ceremony. For guests booked onto a Generations cruise, visit to Omaha Beach to learn about the WWII D-Day invasions.

Day 6 : Versailles

From Mantes-la-Jolie travel to Versailles to tour the opulent royal apartments, the magnificent Hall of Mirrors and the majestic gardens. Alternatively visit Château de Malmaison, once home to Napoleon’s first empress, Josephine, who helped create the chateau's world-famous gardens. For guests booked onto a Generations cruise, there is a visit to Versailles Palace and gardens.

Day 7 : Paris

See the highlights of Paris on today's guided tour including a stop at Luxembourg Gardens. Or, "Do as the Locals Do" on a tour of the lively Latin Quarter and Île de la Cité, the historic centre of Paris and home to Notre Dame Cathedral. For the more active there is a guided bicycle ride along the Seine. For guests booked onto a Generations cruise, there is a treasure hunt at Louvre Museum.

Day 8 : Paris - UK

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Leeds-Bradford or Manchester.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester and overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water, plus many premium wines and spirits
  • Included shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Onboard entertainment and insightful lectures
  • State-of-the-art 'Quietvox' portable audio headset systems for all excursions and complimentary internet access and Wi-Fi on board
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air passenger Duty, port charges, airline imposed fuel surcharge

Cruise Extensions

  • Paris extension Extend your stay in Paris. Contact us for more details and prices.

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