Avalon Waterways
Avalon Tapestry II

Start your vacation in France with a night in Paris—“The City of Lights,” before transferring to Le Havre to board your Avalon Suite Ship® for a Seine River cruise. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of this city, part of the World Heritage Sites. Continue to Rouen for a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. From here, you’ll take an excursion to Normandy for a selection of excursions to choose from. You may wish to tour the beaches at Normandy, with the memorials and monuments for the allied forces, or take a “Tase of Normandy” tour to discover the farming traditions and culinary specialties of this area.

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Reflections On The Seine – Southbound 2019
Countries: France, New Zealand
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Paris: welcome to France

Day 2 Paris–Le Havre (Embarkation): time at leisure in Paris; transfer to Le Havre; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Le Havre: guided tour

Day 4 Rouen: guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedral; time at leisure

Day 5 Rouen. Excursions to Normandy: choice of full day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or “A Taste of Normandy” excursion

Day 6 Les Andelys–Vernon: guided tour in Les Andelys; choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle

Day 7 Conflans: choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise, or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison

Day 8 Paris: choice of guided tour, or “Heart of Paris” tour, visit Notre Dame Cathedral

Day 9 Paris (Disembarkation): 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 is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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