• Honfleur
  • Bayeux tapestry
  • Notre Dame

Paris and Normandy

A 7-night River Seine cruise from Paris to the Normandy Coast visiting picturesque towns and the historic D-Day landing beaches. Includes shore excursions and return flights from Manchester

Exclusive Yorkshire Cruise Club Package
7 Nights from £1489pp

Riviera Travel
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Excellent package with flights from Manchester!

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Cruise along the picturesque Seine, learn about the history of the D-Day landings and visit picturesque towns on this superb river cruise from Paris to the Normandy coast

From Paris cruise to Les Andeleys, dominated by Chateau Gaillard, and on to Joan of Arc's city of Rouen. Visit Bayeux, home to the famous tapestry, and learn about the history of the D-Day landings at Gold Beach on the Normandy coast.

Explore the picturesque fishing port of Honfleur and visit Monet's home and gardens in Giverny before cruising back along the Seine to Paris. Explore the famous sights of Paris on a guided tour before this superb cruise comes to an end.

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Day 1 : UK - Paris (France)

Fly from the UK to Charles de Gaulle airport and transfer to your ship, moored on the River Seine, where the friendly crew will welcome you aboard.

Day 2 : Les Andelys

Cruise through the lower Seine Valley's sweeping meanders and chalk cliffs then moor at Les Andeleys, dominated by the medieval Chateau Gaillard, built by Richard the Lionheart. Spend the afternoon exploring at leisure there is the opportunity to tour Chateau Gaillard to learn about the history of the area.

Day 3 : Rouen - Caudebec

This morning awake in Rouen, one of Europe's finest medieval cities. Explore the antique shops and boutiques that line the quaint streets or visit the Place Vieux Marche where flowers mark the spot where Joan of Arc was burned. All these highlights can be seen during a guided tour. Cruise the Seine to the pretty village of Caudebec where there is the chance to take an evening stroll round its market square and see the richly decorated church.

Day 4 : Bayeux - Gold Beach

Learn about the D-Day landings and the Bayeux Tapestry with a full day tour. The tapestry tells the tale of William of Normandy's 1066 expedition to conquer England. This afternoon visit some of the D-Day monuments and places including Gold Beach on the Normandy coast. (Please note lunch is not provided today).

Day 5 : Honfleur

Drive to Honfleur to see this picturesque port's old harbour, well-preserved 18th-century houses and half-timbered building before continuing to cruise along the Seine this afternoon.

Day 6 : Vernon - Giverny

From Vernon, take a short drive to Giverny to visit Monet's famous home and gardens. In the afternoon explore the quaint half-timbered houses of Vernon before cruising back to Paris.

Day 7 : Paris

Join the sightseeing tour of Paris with highlights including the Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. There is time to explore Paris at leisure this afternoon. Perhaps visit the Place de la Concorde with its magnificent 18th-century architecture or the Louvre with its collection of art including the Mona Lisa. Captain's Farewell Dinner this evening.

Day 8 : Paris - UK

This morning transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise on Swiss Ruby
  • Return flights from Manchester
  • Overseas transfers
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a Cruise Director
  • Complimentary tea and coffee facilities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities

Special Features

  • A drinks package including draught beer, house wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner can be purchased for £99pp (2018) or £109pp (2019)

2018 Departures

Ship: Swiss Ruby Our Price From
Sep 08£1639
Sep 29£1489

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

2019 Departures

Ship: Swiss Ruby Our Price From
Jun 01£1589
Jun 22£1689
Jul 13£1589
Sep 07, 21£1739
Oct 05£1589

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Lower Deck cabin.
  • Single supplements and flight upgrades are available
  • Swiss Ruby Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Upper Deck: £300pp

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