Cruise on the Marne Canal from Paris to Epernay

PCE_AIPP - 7 days from $3,175

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PARIS - LAGNY-SUR-MARNE - MEAUX - SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX - CHATEAU THIERRY - DORMANS - EPERNAY - Paris

DAY 1: PARIS

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

DAY 2: PARIS - LAGNY-SUR-MARNE

We’ll set out on an excursion through the major sites of the capital: the Place de la République, the main boulevards, the Opera, the Place de la Madeleine, Place Vendôme and the Louvre. Join us on an original walk along the prettiest covered arcades in Paris, allowing you to travel back through time and history around the Palais Royal. We’ll return on board and start cruising towards Lagny-sur-Marne.

DAY 3: LAGNY-SUR-MARNE - MEAUX - SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX

This morning will be spent cruising to Meaux. This afternoon, join us on a tour of this charming town, from the Cathedral to the Bishops' Palace, passing the Gallo-Roman ramparts and the magnificent Bossuet Garden, traditionally believed to be an early work of Le Nôtre. We’ll discover and taste the Brie de Meaux cheese, hailed as “the King of Cheeses”. During this visit, the ship continues cruising to Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux where we will return on board.

DAY 4: SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX - CHÂTEAU THIERRY

This morning will be spent cruising, passing Champigny and Drachy, through the heart of the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines. In the afternoon, we’ll arrive in Château Thierry and set off for an excursion with a falconry show(1). We’ll get the chance to discover an art that has been classified as Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Afterwards, we’ll return on board.

DAY 5: CHÂTEAU THIERRY - DORMANS

We’ll start sailing towards Dormans. This afternoon, join us on an excursion along the famous Champagne route. We’ll start off with a guided tour of the village of Hautvillers. This picturesque village is located in the Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park and is best explored on foot. We'll continue our visit to a prominent champagne house, with a tasting.

DAY 6: DORMANS - EPERNAY

This morning will be spent sailing towards Epernay. This afternoon, we’ll set off by coach for our excursion to Reims, known as the “City of Coronations”. We’ll take part in a guided tour of the historic center as well as a guided visit of the cathedral, which receives about one million visitors annually. We’ll return on board. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

DAY 7: EPERNAY - Paris

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Transfer by coach to Paris. End of our services.

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. (1) In case the falconry show cannot take place, the excursion will be replaced by a visit to the Hôtel-Dieu. Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

 

Transport

Transfer by coach from Epernay to Paris D7

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