Britain Sampler With Paris To Normandy 202017 DAYS FROM ONLY $5688
Danube River Cruises
France, Scotland, United Kingdom (England)
You’ll first sail to Vernon, where you’ll choose between two exciting guided visits—Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or the remarkable Bizy Castle, known as “Normandy’s Versailles.” You may choose to go on an excursion to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Point du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery. In Rouen, best known as the home of Joan of Arc, you’ll go on a guided walk through the medieval quarter, and from Conflans, go on an excursion to the quaint and inspiring town of Auvers-Sur-Oise—the inspiration of famous artists, including Vincent van Gogh—or visit Napoleon and Josephine’s Malmaison.On this French river cruise, you’ll enjoy wine, cheese, beautiful scenery along the Seine River through historical parts of France, as well as Paris, the “City of Lights.” You’ll see Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum, as well as other romantic sites in the heart of Paris.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 London: welcome to EnglandDay 2 London: guided sightseeingDay 3 London—Stonehenge—Bath: explore prehistoric Stonehenge, see the Roman relics in Bath, welcome dinnerDay 4 Bath—Ludlow—Llangollen—Liverpool: sightseeing in Ludlow, transfer to LiverpoolDay 5 Liverpool—Grasmere—Gretna Green—Edinburgh: stop in Wordsworth’s village, travel to EdinburghDay 6 Edinburgh: guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh CastleDay 7 Edinburgh—Abbotsford—Jedburgh—York, England: guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s house in Abbotsford, visit Jedburgh, walking tour in YorkDay 8 York—Stratford-upon-Avon—London: visit of Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-AvonDay 9 London—Paris (Embarkation): transfer to Paris; onboard welcome receptionDay 10 Vernon—Les Andelys: choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle; choice of guided walk, or guided hike in Les Andelys; crêpes tasting on boardDay 11 Caudebec: choice of excursion along the “Normandy Abbeys Route”, or walk in the Natural ParkDay 12 Caudebec: choice of full day excursion to Normandy landing beaches, or “A Taste of Normandy” excursionDay 13 Rouen: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral Day 14 Conflans: choice of excursions to Auvers-sur-Oise, or Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de MalmaisonDay 15 Paris: choice of guided sightseeing, or “Heart of Paris” walk, visit Notre Dame CathedralDay 16 Paris (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
- In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.