DAY 1: STRASBOURG
Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. We'll cruise to Mainz. Join us for a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. This evening, we'll have dinner and an evening of entertainment onboard.
DAY 2: MAINZ - KOBLENZ The Romantic Rhine Valley
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, take a tour of the city.
DAY 3: KOBLENZ - COCHEM - TRIER The Moselle Valley
The morning will be spent cruising. We’ll arrive in Cochem in the early 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 depart for Trier. Tonight's entertainment will be provided by the crew. Our ship will cruise through the night.
DAY 4: TRIER The Moselle Valley
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.
DAY 5: TRIER- LUXEMBOURG – PARIS Luxembourg
After buffet breakfast, we’ll go to the town center by coach. Join us for a tour on foot of Luxembourg to see the major sites. We’ll then leave for Paris. Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Paris between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Dinner will be served on board. Join us for a cruise through Paris by night (depending on the water level).
DAY 6: PARIS – VERNON Palace of Versailles
Our ship will then cruise through the impressive futuristic business district of La Defense. Afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour of the Palace of Versailles (reservation in advance is essential - see your travel agency) (2).
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 and depart for Vernon.
DAY 7: VERNON - ROUEN - HONFLEUR The Seine Valley
In the morning, we'll cruise pass 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 La Côte Fleurie and the D-Day landing beaches
Excursion for both packages: Join us for a guided tour of Honfleur and Pont L'Evêque. Afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover of the 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.
DAY 9: HONFLEUR
Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking in Honfleur.