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Avalon Waterways Reflections on the Seine with 1 Night in Mont St. Michel (Northbound) (WPHE)

10 Day River Cruise Paris to Paris 
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 tour 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.

Ships: Tapestry II
Special Offer/Promotion

Avalon Waterways Promotions & Special Offers

  • Single supplement waived on the cruise portion of select 2021 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 07/06/21, 08/17/21, 09/28/21
Restrictions May Apply

Avalon Highlights & Sightseeing

Day 1 Paris (Embarkation): On board welcome reception

Day 2 Paris: Choice of guided sightseeing or historic sights of the 'Heart of Paris' walking tour

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; onboard crêpe tasting and pastry demonstration; choice of guided tour or hike to Château Gaillard in Les Andelys

Day 5 Rouen: Choice of guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral or bike tour

Day 6 Caudebec. Excursions to Normandy: Choice of full-day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or 'A Taste of Normandy' excursion

Day 7 Le Havre: Guided tour

Day 8 Le Havre (Disembarkation)-Mont St. Michel: Transfer to Mont St. Michel and guided tour

Day 9 Chartres-Paris: Transfer to Chartres and visit to the Cathedral; transfer to Paris

Day 10 Paris: Your vacation ends this morning

Special Interest Departures

07/19/2022 - Sex & the City of Lights with 1 Night in Mont St. Michel & 1 Night in Saint-Malo

Related Avalon Tours

Reflections on the Seine (Northbound) (WPHP )
WPHE - With 1 Night in Mont St. Michel
WHPP - Reflections on the Seine (Southbound)

Itinerary (2021)

Day 1PARIS, FRANCE (EMBARKATION)
 Welcome to France. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

Flights into Paris must arrive by 2:30 pm.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Your day is free to explore the world’s most romantic city before embarking on your cruise on the Seine. Get acquainted with the City of Lights today with some shopping, strolling, or with a croissant and café au lait to watch the world go by amid the Parisian cityscape.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN PARIS

(D)
Day 2PARIS
 Cafés, Cathedrals, and Canvases—The City of Lights Truly Shines

Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adenvture Host.

CLASSIC Discover the ancient heart of Paris on a captivating Guided Walk featuring the Palais-Royal, Louvre pyramid, ancient sites on Île de la Cité, the Left Bank, bustling Latin Quarter, and more, OR:

CLASSIC Join a Guided City Tour, that shows you the iconic sites of Paris, such as the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Opéra Garnier, and the famous Champs-Élysées.


Stroll through Paris on your own, or linger over wine in a literary café on the Left Bank.

You may join a Guided Optional Excursion to the Palace of Versailles—home to a succession of French Kings, including Louis XIV.

EVENING CRUISE TO CONFLANS

(B,L,D)
Day 3CONFLANS
 Walk in the Footsteps of Van Gogh and Bonaparte

CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Auvers-sur-Oise, and walk in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh, who lived, worked, and is buried here. See the landscapes and village scenes captured in his paintings, OR:

CLASSIC Take a Guided tour of the opulent Château de Malmaison—home of Napoléon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine.


Enjoy an afternoon sailing to Vernon.

This evening, enjoy onboard live entertainment after dinner.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN VERNON

(B,L,D)
Day 4VERNON
 Monet’s Muses, Castle Courtyards, and Crêpes du Jour

CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of Giverny, home and inspiration of the master impressionist painter Claude Monet. Walk the grounds and see Monet’s charming residence, and the flower and water gardens captured in his masterpieces, OR:

CLASSIC Join a Guided Visit to Bizy Castle—“Normandy’s Versailles”—with its magnificent courtyard, water garden, and stables.

DISCOVERY While sailing, enjoy a traditional French luncheon of authentic French crêpes, followed by a Pastry Demonstration.

This afternoon, enjoy a beautiful cruise to the picturesque town of Les Andelys.

LES ANDELYS

Serenity on the Seine’s Most Beautiful Riverbends

CLASSIC Take a Guided Walking Tour of Les Andelys—one of France’s most picturesque spots on the Seine. Visit the Saint Sauveur’s Church of Le Petit Andely, OR:

ACTIVE Join a Guided Hike up to the castle ruins of Château Gaillard—historic home of King Richard the Lionheart and a masterpiece of medieval military architecture.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship.

EVENING CRUISE TO ROUEN

(B,L,D)
Day 5ROUEN
 The Cathedral of Notre-Dame and a Heroine for France

Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.

CLASSIC Take a Guided Walking Tour of Rouen—site of Saint Joan of Arc’s martyrdom—and see the medieval quarter with its 16th-century Astronomical Clock, and Notre-Dame Cathedral,OR:

ACTIVE Take a Guided Bike Tour to discover and explore the most famous monuments and the lesser known gemos of Rouen on two wheels.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN ROUEN

(B,L,D)
Day 6CAUDEBEC. EXCURSION TO NORMANDY
 Heroic Bravery and French Farming Traditions

CLASSIC Join a Guided Visit to the WWII landing beaches of Normandy. Take a full-day tour of significant U.S. sites, including Omaha Beach, the Pointe du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery, OR:

CLASSIC Take a full-day Guided Tour of the British and Canadian commemorative sites, including the British cemetery, Pegasus Memorial, the seaside town of Arromanches, the Juno Beach Center, and the Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, OR:

CLASSIC Join “A Taste of Normandy” Guided Tour for an in-depth look at this rich agricultural region. See the famous Bayeux Tapestry, visit the beautiful village of Beuvron en Auge and taste Calvados apple brandy at a local distillery.


Re-join your ship in Le Havre after your excursion.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LE HAVRE

(B,L,D)
Day 7LE HAVRE
 20th Century Architecture and White Cliffs of Normandy

CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour to Le Havre and discover the modern architecture of its city center, rebuilt by Auguste Perret and part of the World Heritage of Humanity.

This afternoon, you may choose a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the old seaside town of Honfleur. With its 16th- to 18th-century townhouses, half-timber houses, and cobbled streets, Honfleur inspired the works of master artists Monet and Boudin.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LE HAVRE

(B,L,D)
Day 8LE HAVRE (DISEMBARKATION) MONT ST. MICHEL
 Transfer to Mont St. Michel. Take a Guided Tour to discover Mont St. Michel and its abbey, one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

(B,D)
Day 9MONT ST. MICHEL–PARIS
 Take a morning trip to Chartres, and visit its Gothic cathedral. Enjoy free time for lunch in the city before setting out for a late afternoon arrival in Paris.

(B)
Day 10PARIS
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

(B)

Avalon Pricing Details

Port charges:
$196

Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included.

Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).

Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.

Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available.

All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. See below for upgrade pricing.

To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:

Category / Decks / Price
D / Indigo Deck / $199
B / Sapphire Deck / $1,129
A / Sapphire Deck / $1,299
P / Royal Deck / $1,399
Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $2,399

Avalon Notes

  • 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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Avalon Tour Dates

Tour Land StartAvalon RetailRequest Quote
07/06/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $4,698.00
08/17/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $4,698.00
09/28/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $4,898.00
04/26/2022 $4,748.00
05/24/2022 $4,998.00
*07/19/2022 $4,798.00
08/30/2022 $5,098.00
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