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Paris & Normandy Cruise Land Forward

Paris, France Round-trip
Length: 10 Days - Departs: Thu, May 08, 2025
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Departure
May 08, 2025
Arrival
May 17, 2025

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Complimentary Land Package

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Complimentary Land Package

Complimentary Land Package

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For a limited time, receive a complimentary 2-, 3-, or 4-night land package before or after select 2024 and 2025 Europe river cruises. With more than 20 different land packages available with this offer, you have a variety of ways to extend your vacation. Plus, this offer is combinable with special AirPlus fixed rates on airfare – a great value on your entire journey. (Not all packages are applicable, contact your Travel Consultant for details.)
Must Book By Sun, Mar 31, 2024
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Complimentary Land Package offer is valid on new FIT and Group reservations made between January 1 through March 31, 2024; applies to select 2024 and 2025 Europe sailings and is based on double occupancy. Tour Operators are eligible; additional restrictions apply. Certain sailings and/or land packages may not be available due to special local events. Not all advertised Land Packages are eligible for this offer – details advised at time of booking. Additional land packages associated with mentioned itineraries are also available at an additional cost. Complimentary Land is only valid with the purchase of a participating cruise at full fare. Hotel to/from ship transfer is included with eligible complimentary land package. Airport arrival and departures transfers are not included but may be purchased at an additional cost. Offer is combinable with AirPlus Rates, Combination Cruise Savings, Past Guest Savings and Future Cruise Benefit Program. Solo Travelers must pay full cruise fare, inclusive of full fare single supplement rates, in order to receive complimentary land on eligible land packages. Offer is not applicable to travel advisors and does not apply to industry rates or other offers deemed by AmaWaterways. We will seek to use hotels listed (if any) on your confirmation. Changes may be necessary; therefore, hotel brand name listed on invoice is not guaranteed. An effort will be made to substitute similar hotels, but the level of similarity may vary. When possible, AmaWaterways will book guests traveling together on conjunction bookings in the same hotel if the requests are made. All requests are subject to availability. AmaWaterways will provide the confirmed details for the hotel after the promotion ends. Must request promo code FREELAND-PRE or FREELAND-POST at time of booking for double occupancy; Single occupancy bookings must request promo code LANDSOLO-PRE or LANDSOLO-POST. Port charges, other optional land packages, visas, airfares and gratuities are additional. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. AmaWaterways reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions at any time. Other restrictions apply.


River Cruise Itinerary

Spend 2 nights in romantic Paris, the '''City of Light,''' followed by a 7-night roundtrip Paris cruise along the Seine river through the heart of Normandy

  1. Day 1
    Thu, May 08, 2025
    PARIS, FRANCE. Check into your Paris hotel for the beginning of your Paris & Normandy land program.
  2. Day 2
    Fri, May 09, 2025
    PARIS. Discover some of the lesser-known treasures of Paris on your guided tour. Setting the world stage for art, fashion, gastronomy, culture and much more, the '''City of Light''' has a story to tell at every corner. Afterwards, explore the Atelier-Lumi''res, Paris'''s '''Workshop of Lights,''' a uniquely immersive digital art experience. You will be treated to an unforgettable colorful multimedia exhibition, utilizing 140 video projectors and a state-of-the-art sound system of famed artists''' works. (B)
  3. Day 3
    Sat, May 10, 2025
    PARIS ''' EMBARKATION. After checking out of your hotel, visit Montmartre, long known as the city'''s premier artist'''s enclave. During the mid to late 1800s, artists also began calling Montmartre home. Pissarro and Jongkind were two of the first to live there, followed by other notable artists. For easy access to Montmartre, hop aboard the funicular railroad that ascends the hill. Montmartre'''s most recognizable landmark is the Basilica du Sacr''-Coeur, constructed from 1876 to 1912. The white dome of this Roman Catholic basilica sits at the highest point in the city. You'''ll then board the ship in Paris for your Paris & Normandy cruise. (B,D)
  4. Day 4
    Sun, May 11, 2025
    LES ANDELYS. Uncover the history of Ch''teau Gaillard, the former stronghold of Richard the Lionheart, situated on the chalk cliffs high above the Seine, on a morning tour. Or, if you prefer a more active adventure, you can hike there from the banks of the Seine, admiring the scenic views along the way. For those who wish to explore the area on two wheels, join a guided bike tour through the charming town of Les Andelys. After your adventures, set sail along the meandering Seine for a scenic cruise. (B,L,D)
  5. Day 5
    Mon, May 12, 2025
    LE HAVRE. During your time in Le Havre, set out on an excursion to the seaside town of Honfleur, renowned for its picturesque harbor, and for being an inspirational site for Impressionist painters. During the afternoon, you can join a city tour of the UNESCO-designated Le Havre. Alternatively, you have the choice of a bike tour through Le Havre. (B,L,D)
  6. Day 6
    Tue, May 13, 2025
    LE HAVRE ''' NORMANDY BEACHES ''' CAUDEBEC EN CAUX. Experience the Normandy region with a variety of excursions. For those wishing to go to the American sector of the historic Normandy Beaches, you will visit the cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, Omaha Beach, the artillery battery at Longues-sur-Mer and the village of Arromanches, where the remains of the floating harbor used during the WWII landings can be seen. If you prefer, you can tour the Gold and Juno beaches in the British and Canadian sectors, where you will visit Ranville Cemetery, Pegasus Bridge, the Canadian cemetery at Beny-sur-Mer, the WWII museum in Courseulle and, finally, Arromanches. Alternatively, you can set out on a full day excursion to the delicious Pays d'''Auge region of Normandy, where apple cider, Calvados and pommeau outrank French wine. If you wish to experience a different kind of inspiration in Caudebec-en-Caux, you can journey back in time with the interactive exhibits and vessels at the Seine Museum. (B,L,D)
  7. Day 7
    Wed, May 14, 2025
    ROUEN. Spend the morning enjoying medieval Rouen with a choice of several excursions. Join a walking tour and see the square where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Medieval Quarter and Great Clock. You also have the choice to go on the '''Tastes of Normandy''' tour, where you'''ll be treated to the delicious flavors of the region, including chocolate, Norman cheese and cider; or get active by going on a guided bike tour. Then visit Bonnemare Castle, a 16th-century architectural treasure lined with picturesque poplar trees. (B,L,D)
  8. Day 8
    Thu, May 15, 2025
    VERNON. Enjoy scenic cruising around Vernon before disembarking the ship for your excursion. You will have a choice of three excursions, depending on your interests. Visit Claude Monet'''s home and gardens in Giverny. Art lovers will immediately recognize images immortalized in Monet'''s most beloved paintings'''such as water lilies, Japanese bridges and graceful willow trees. Wander around his famous gardens and home where he lived for more than four decades. Or visit the regal 18th-century Ch''teau de Bizy, inspired by the opulence of Versailles. Enjoy an escorted tour of the palace and gardens. If you prefer a more active adventure, go on a guided bike tour, taking in the beautiful French countryside. (B,L,D). . *PLEASE NOTE:Monet's Gardens may be closed; therefore, an alternative tour will operate instead.
  9. Day 9
    Fri, May 16, 2025
    PARIS. Travel to Auberge Ravoux in the heart of Auvers-sur-Oise, the last home of artist Vincent van Gogh. His spirit still lingers in his former attic rooms at the Ravoux Inn. The mere 70 days Van Gogh spent in Auvers-sur-Oise were astonishingly prolific as he painted more than 70 works here before his death. Or enjoy the exquisite architecture of the Ch''teau de Malmaison, the former home of Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte, also known as "the most beautiful and curious garden in Europe." Active travelers may instead choose to pedal through Paris from the seat of their bike on a guided cycling tour. In the afternoon, experience the '''City of Light''' from a unique perspective when you board a modern river boat at the Port de la Bourdonnais, located on the banks of the Seine River near the Eiffel Tower. With exterior seating and viewing platforms, your one-hour cruise will be a dream come true as you glide along the river and underneath Paris'''s ornate bridges. From the boat, you will take in panoramic views of the city'''s iconic buildings and monuments, including the Musee d'''Orsay and the Notre Dame Cathedral. (B,L,D)
  10. Day 10
    Sat, May 17, 2025
    PARIS ''' DISEMBARKATION. Bid farewell to Paris and prepare for your flight home. (B)

Countries Visited

France

Rivers Visited

Danube, Seine

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef'''s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Land Program
  • 2 nights hotel in Paris at the Maison Astor, Curio by Hilton (or similar), including citytour, Montmartre & illumination tour and daily breakfast

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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.9
Accommodations
5
Itinerary
5
Professional Staff
4.7
Repeat with Operator
4.7
Value for Money
5

Ratings based off 6 reviews - currently showing 2 reviews with comments only

Everything was perfect. Hotels booked were excellent, Amadante was perfect, staff always courteous and professional, tours were very informative, but Veronika our Cruise Manager was exceptional.

Our trip with AMAWaterways was close to perfection. Every detail was covered with an exceptional Tour Director and friendly, attentive staff.

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