Start your vacation in France with a night in Paris—the “City of Light” before your river cruise on the Seine. Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour showing you the iconic landmarks, including the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, and Eiffel Tower. Cruise to Conflans—home of Van Gogh and Bonaparte—and continue on to Vernon. Visit the home of master impressionist Claude Monet at the gardens of Giverny, or visit magnificent Bizy Castle. Your French river cruise vacation on the Seine sails on to Les Andelys for guided tours of its picturesque village, and nearby castle ruins. Continue to Rouen for an excursion to Normandy to tou the WWII landing beaches, memorials, and monuments, or experience a “Taste of Normandy” tour to discover the farming traditions and culinary specialties.
In Rouen, take a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock. Your Seine River cruise vacation ends in Le Havre with city sightseeing. End your vacation with a transfer to Mont St. Michel for a guided tour of the magnificent abbey. You’ll also tour Chartres and its Gothic cathedral, and continue to Paris for an overnight stay. Don’t miss this remarkable cruise on the Seine, with panoramic view, and the remembrances of history, heroes, and artists brought to life.