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2018 2019
FROM $ 3,175 per person

Cruise on the Marne-Rhine canal from Epernay to Paris

7 Days - ECP_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

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

From Epernay to Paris, cruise on the majestic Marne canal lined with cities full of character. You will discover charming and timeless Paris and its famous monuments, but also Reims, the City of Art and History, home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Do not miss out on Hautvillers and its beautiful surrounding vineyards.

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All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bicycles available on board
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
  • Reims
  • Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne
  • Champagne tasting*
  • Château Thierry and a falconry show(1)
  • Meaux, with its historic and gastronomic heritage
  • Paris, a new and original visit of the capital city

Cruise

Day 1

Paris - EPERNAY

Transfer from Paris by coach to join our ship in Epernay. 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

EPERNAY - DORMANS

We'll set off by coach for our excursion to Reims. We'll have a guided tour of the historic center and its cathedral. We'll return on board. The afternoon will be spent sailing to Dormans, reaching it in the evening.

Day 3

DORMANS - CHTEAU THIERRY

Join us for an excursion along the famous Champagne route. We'll set out on a discovery tour of the village of Hautvilliers, birthplace of Champagne. We'll visit a major Champagne house followed by a tasting* of champagne. We'll return on board and cruise to Château Thierry, through the beautiful Marne canal landscapes. We'll reach our destination in the beginning of the evening.

Day 4

CHTEAU THIERRY - SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX

We'll discover the town of Château Thierry and participate in a falconry show with live demonstrations(1). Afterwards, we'll return on board and cruise to Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux, reaching it during the evening.

Day 5

SAINT-JEAN-LES-DEUX-JUMEAUX - MEAUX - LAGNY-SUR-MARNE

We'll cruise to Meaux. This afternoon, we'll set out on a guided tour of this charming town, followed by a tasting of the famous Brie de Meaux cheese. We'll return on board in Lagny-sur-Marne.

Day 6

LAGNY-SUR-MARNE - PARIS

Early this morning, we'll start cruising towards Paris. In the afternoon, we'll arrive in Paris and set out for an excursion through the major sites of the capital. Join us on an original walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris, allowing you to travel back through time and history around the Palais Royal. We'll return on board. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Day 7

PARIS

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

Dates & Prices

Departure city

* Price based on double occupancy

START IN 2018
Departure 08/18/2018
Arrival 08/24/2018
FROM $ 3,175 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
Departure 09/01/2018
Arrival 09/07/2018
FROM $ 4,497 per person
Ship : MS Raymonde Anchors : 5
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* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - transfer by coach from Paris to Epernay - excursions mentioned in the program - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Reims The Champagne Route Château Thierry Meaux New & Original Visit of Paris
Classic

Excursion along the famous Champagne Route

Our tour guide will greet us before we start off on our coach tour of the Champagne Tourist Route, where you'll discover the magnificent vineyard-dotted valleys of the region. You'll partake in a guided tour of the village of Hautvillers, onc...

Duration 5h00

Reims guided tour

We'll leave by coach from Dormans to Reims, known as the "City of Coronations”. Reims played a prominent role in French monarchical history as the traditional site of the crowning of the Kings of France. Many notable champagne-producin...

Duration 5h00

Visit of the Château Thierry

We'll leave on foot to visit the medieval castle in Château-Thierry. In these fortifications which have dominated the Marne Valley for centuries, you'll take part in a falconry show with live demonstrations. You'll get the chance to discover an art t...

Duration 3h00

Guided tour of Meaux and cheese tasting

We'll take a coach to Meaux and then have a guided tour of the Episcopal Palace. Your guide will tell you the story of the famous cheese of the region. After learning about Brie de Meaux, what would be better than tasting the cheese declared as &...

Duration 4h00

PARIS AND ITS COVERED WALKWAYS

Guided visit of Paris. This tour of the city will bring you to some of the most important sites in the capital such as the Madeleine Church and the Louvre. Leaving from the Palais Royal, we'll walk through the unique Parisian covered walkways - pedes...

Duration 4h00

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Raymonde

2 Decks

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.

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