Grand France With 1 Night In Marseille, 3 Nights In Venice & 3 Nights In Rome (Northbound) 202023 DAYS FROM ONLY $10,178
You’ll continue to Rouen, for a guided walking tour. Next, you’ll sail to Conflans, for an excursion to Au-vers-Sur-Oise— the village where Vincent Van Gogh painted, lived, and died—or to Château de Malmaison, the legendary home of Napoléon Bonaparte. After returning to Paris, fly to Venice to enjoy your Monograms package of 3 nights each in Venice & Rome, including guided sightseeing and helpful onsite support from expert Local Hosts® in both cities. Your French river cruise, Nor-mandy Beaches tour, and tour of Venice and Rome, will be hard to match for the beauty, culture, and new sights to recall for years to follow.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Marseille: welcome to FranceDay 2 Marseille–Port St. Louis (Embarkation): guided tour; transfer to the ship; onboard welcome receptionDay 3 Arles: guided sightseeing, visit the Roman AmphitheatreDay 4 Avignon: guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the PopesDay 5 Cruising–Viviers: guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedralDay 6 Tournon/Tain l’Hermitage–Vienne: guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in VienneDay 7 Lyon: guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière HillDay 8 Cruising–St. Jean de Losne: day at leisure; cheese tasting on boardDay 9 St. Jean de Losne (Disembarkation)–Beaune–Paris (Embarkation): visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; TGV train from Dijon to Paris; onboard welcome receptionDay 10 Vernon–Les Andelys: choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle; choice of guided tour, or guided hike to the castle in Les AndelysDay 11 Caudebec: choice of excursion along the “Normandy Abbeys Route”, or walk in the Natural Park; lecture on boardDay 12 Caudebec: choice of full day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or “A Taste of Normandy” excursionDay 13 Rouen: guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedralDay 14 Conflans: choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise, or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de MalmaisonDay 15 Paris: choice of guided tour, or “Heart of Paris” tour with an inside view of Notre Dame CathedralDay 16 Paris–Venice, Italy: flight to VeniceDay 17 Venice: guided sightseeing, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of SighsDay 18 Venice: full day at leisureDay 19 Venice–Rome: travel by high-speed train (first class) to RomeDay 20 Rome: guided sightseeing, visit St Peter’s Square and Basilica, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Colosseum, Roman ForumDay 21 Rome: full day at leisureDay 22 Rome: your vacation ends this morning
- In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
- Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.