You'll travel between wooded river banks and chalk cliffs through a superb valley, whose changing light has inspired countless painters and poets of all ages.
DAY 1: New York City - PARIS
Flight from NYC to Paris, transfer by coach to the port and boarding around 6:00 p.m. Crew presentation and welcome drink. Dinner and "Paris by night" cruise to see the sights of the capital (depending on tides). Overnight stop.
DAY 2: PARIS
Full board on board. Guided tour of Paris, the most famous monuments of Paris are from several periods, and so make travel through the time. Afternoon free to stroll around Paris at your leisure. In the evening, optional cabaret performance. Overnight stop.
DAY 3: VERNON
Full board on board. Cruise to Vernon. In the afternoon, guided visit of the Claude Monet Foundation in Giverny, a charming pink house with green shutters which reveals aspects of the painter's daily life. Evening of entertainment. Cruise to Duclair.
DAY 4: DUCLAIR
Full board on board. Arrival in Duclair. In the afternoon, guided tour of the Abbeys trail. Evidence of their importance in history, abbeys were important cultural and spiritual centers. Cruise to Honfleur (depending on the tides).
DAY 5: HONFLEUR
Full board. Full day guided tour (lunch included) to the Landing Beaches (only as a pre-booked tour and a minimum of 30 participants). Landing of June 6, 1944 on the beaches of Normandy was the largest amphibious and airborne operation of all time.
Arrival in Honfleur, free evening.
Day 6: ROUEN
Full board on board. Early in the morning, cruising along a superb valley. Its changing light inspired not only Impressionist painters but also many poets. You'll then pass under the splendid Normandy Bridge. Arriving in Rouen, rich of a historic heritage represented by the label Cities and Countries of Art and History. Guided visit of the town. Evening of entertainment. Overnight stop.
DAY 7: ROUEN - LES ANDELYS
Full board on board. Cruise to Les Andelys, through the lock in Amfreville. Arriving and guided visit of the Martainville Chateau. Discover this rich house, the holyday home that belonged to a wealthy banker of the XVth century. Gala evening while cruising.
DAY 8: PARIS - New York City
Buffet breakfast on board. Arriving in Paris. Disembark. Transfer by coach to the airport, flight to NYC. End of our services.