Avalon Waterways
Avalon Tapestry II

Begin your panoramic French river cruise on the Seine with a visit to Paris—The City of Light. See the sights in the heart of the city, including a visit to Notre-Dame Cathedral, or take a tour which will show you the iconic locales of the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more. Cruise to Conflans and choose between an excursion to visit Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison. Then, continue on to Vernon to visit the home of master artist Claude Monet at the gardens of Giverny, or visit mag-nificent Bizy Castle. Your river cruise on the Seine sails on o Les Andelys for guided tours of this picturesque village, and nearby castle ruins.

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Reflections On The Seine (Northbound) 2020
Country: France
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Paris (Embarkation): welcome reception on board

Day 2 Paris: choice of guided tour, or “Heart of Paris” walking tour, see Notre Dame Cathedral

Day 3 Conflans: choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise, or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison

Day 4 Vernon–Les Andelys: choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle; crêpes tasting and pastry demonstration on board; choice of guided tour, or hike to Château Gaillard in Les Andelys

Day 5 Rouen: guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral

Day 6 Caudebec. Excursions to Normandy: choice of full day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or “A Taste of Normandy”

Day 7 Le Havre: guided tour

Day 8 Le Havre (Disembarkation)–Paris: transfer to Paris; time at leisure

Day 9 Paris: 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.
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