2019

The Norman Abbeys Trail

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# Trip

The Norman Abbeys Trail

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Description

We'll set off by coach from Duclair in the company of our guide. The excursion begins with a visit of the Jumièges Abbey. Built in 654 when Christianity arrived in the region, and subsequently destroyed by the Vikings, the abbey was restored in the 11th century by their descendants. With the arrival of the Romantic period, the abbey became extremely well-known thanks to Victor Hugo who described it as the "most beautiful ruins in all of France”. During our visit we'll also discover the cloisters and the ruins of the Church of Saint Peter before visiting the Abbey of Saint Wandrille or Wandregisel (exterior only), a highly spiritual monument founded in the same century. The wonderful classical architecture of this abbey blends with the magnificence of its mediaeval heritage in perfect harmony. Unlike Jumièges, a congregation of Benedictine monks settled in this abbey in 1931 and has remained to this day, bringing the community to a substantial number. We'll return to the boat by coach.

 

Duration : approx. 3:30

  • Good walking shoes are recommended.
  • Times are approximate.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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An Impressionist View of the Seine

Next departures: 04/21/2019, 05/15/2019
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PARIS - GIVERNY - VERNON - ROUEN - DUCLAIR - HONFLEUR

Art and culture enthusiasts can dive into the world of impressionist painters on our cruise along the Seine. There are many fine art museums, including the famous Marmottan Museum, but also the sumptuous residence and the impressive gardens of Claude Monet. It is also possible to explore emblematic cities of the Impressionist movement such as Rouen and Honfleur during our themed tours.

7 Days FROM $ 2,133 PP
START IN 2019
Departure 04/21/2019
Arrival 04/27/2019
FROM $ 2,133 PP
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Departure 05/15/2019
Arrival 05/21/2019
FROM $ 2,515 PP
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Departure 06/25/2019
Arrival 07/01/2019
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Departure 07/08/2019
Arrival 07/14/2019
FROM $ 2,229 PP
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Departure 08/29/2019
Arrival 09/04/2019
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Departure 09/14/2019
Arrival 09/20/2019
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Departure 10/06/2019
Arrival 10/12/2019
FROM $ 2,229 PP
Ship : MS Seine Princess Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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