DAY 1 PARIS
Passengers are welcome to board between our ship between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, join us once again for a welcome cocktail. Water level permitting, we’ll cruise along the Seine to take in enchanting Paris by night.
DAY 2 PARIS - LES ANDELYS - ROUEN
The morning will be spent cruising. We'll arrive in Les Andelys at 1:30 p.m.
CLASSIC: Visit of the Martainville Château. Meanwhile, the ship will cruise to Rouen where we will join it at 6:00 p.m.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Chateau Gaillard. From Les Andelys, we'll walk to the Château Gaillard. Come discover this ruined medieval castle and its gorgeous views overlooking the small city of Les Andelys and one of the loveliest bends in the Seine.
DAY 3 ROUEN - HONFLEUR
Excursion for both packages: Honfleur and Pont l'Evêque. Leave by coach for Pont l'Evêque, a charming Norman city. We'll take a guided tour and see such sites as the gardens of the former Dominican convent. We'll continue our tour with a tasting of the small, square-shaped cheese that has carried the town's name since the 12th century. We'll then return to Honfleur for a guided tour on foot. Our tour will finish with a visit to Saint Léonard Church.
Afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Stroll along La Côte d'Albâtre between cliffs and villages, and enjoy a tasting of Benedictine liqueur at the end.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Hike across the cliffs of Étretat to bask in the landscapes that have been dramatically shaped by weather and erosion.
DAY 4 HONFLEUR - ROUEN
Excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the city, including the cathedral, historic neighborhoods, and the “Place du Vieux Marché" where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.
We'll spend the afternoon cruising. An authentic “guinguette” will recreate the atmosphere “of Sundays on the banks of the Marne.” Tonight is our gala evening.
DAY 5 PARIS
Enjoy breakfast before disembarking at 10:00 a.m.