DAY 1: STRASBOURG
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. We'll cruise to Mainz. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we’ll enjoy dinner and an evening of onboard entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night.
DAY 2: MAINZ - KOBLENZ
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Touring the Rhineland vineyards.
We'll spend the afternoon cruising along the most beautiful section of the romantic Rhine, passing the legendary Lorelei rock, where lush vineyards and castles stretch as far as the eye can see along both banks. Once we arrive in Koblenz in the evening, we’ll set out on a discovery tour of the city with our hostess.
DAY 3: KOBLENZ - COCHEM - TRIER
The morning will be spent cruising. We’ll arrive in Cochem early this afternoon. Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Cochem Castle.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Hiking the Appolloweg in Cochem.
We'll then return on board and start cruising towards Trier. Tonight's entertainment will be provided by the crew. Our ship will cruise through the night.
DAY 4: TRIER
The morning will be spent cruising on the Moselle. We’ll arrive in Trier before lunch. In the afternoon, excursion for both packages: Visit Trier. Tonight is our festive gala evening. We’ll remain in port overnight.
DAY 5: TRIER - PARIS
After buffet breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the Trier train station and board your train to Paris. Lunch will be served. Transfer to the ship. Depending on our arrival time, free time in Paris. Passengers are welcome to board our ship between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Join us for a cruise through Paris by night (depending on the water level), passing by the Eiffel Tower, the Grand Palais, the Orangerie, the Louvre and Notre-Dame Cathedral. We’ll remain in port overnight.
DAY 6: PARIS - VERNON
Our ship will cruise towards Poissy early this morning. Afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour of the Palace of Versailles (must be booked in advance through your travel agency)(1).
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Bike tour through Versailles gardens. Visit Versailles in a whole new way: on a bicycle! This bike tour will bring you to the most beautiful parts of the park and gardens.
We'll then return on board in Mantes-la-Jolie and depart for Vernon. We’ll remain in port overnight.
DAY 7: VERNON - ROUEN - HONFLEUR
In the morning, we'll cruise past Les Andelys and Amfreville before reaching Rouen. In the afternoon, join us for a 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 then return on board and depart for Honfleur. Tonight is our gala evening.
DAY 8: HONFLEUR
Excursion for both packages: Join us for a guided tour of Honfleur and Pont L'Evêque. Optional afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discovery of Deauville and La Côte Fleurie. Enjoy a tasting of Calvados along the way!
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Hike across the cliffs of La Côte d'Albâtre. We'll pass by the high white cliffs bordered by the beaches and stones found in Impressionist paintings. Afterwards, we'll enjoy some free time to explore the city itself.
Or full-day guided tour (lunch included) to the Landing Beaches (only as a pre-booked tour and a minimum of 30 participants). You will see Omaha Beach and Coleville-sur-Mer, as well as Gold Beach, Juno Beach and Sword Beach on your way back to Honfleur.
We’ll remain in port overnight.
DAY 9: HONFLEUR
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking. End of our services.