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Gastronomy of the Seine

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  • Discover the story behind Château Gaillard and explore Normandy's capital, Rouen
  • See the remarkable Bayeux Tapestry which tells the story of the 1066 Norman invasion in Britain before exploring Arromanches and the 'longest day' museum
  • Visit to Caudebec-en-Caux, and Claude Monet's house to see the 'Water Lillies' pond and 'Japanese Footbridge'
  • Visit a local farm and cider house to learn more about how they turn apples into an array of delicious apple-based products, including tasting
  • Guided tours to Honfleur with a tasting at the oldest Crêperie, plus Auvers-sur-Oise
  • Tour Bizy castle where you will get to know all about the ciders and cheeses of Normandy with an interactive tasting experience
 
At a Glance
Superior drinks package included
7 nights on board our five-star ship with impeccable on-board service
Your choice of spacious cabins with window or French balcony
11 included experiences
Delicious full board (except 1 lunch), plus Chef’s Dinner
Expert Riviera Cruise Director looking after you throughout
Evening entertainment from quizzes to impressive performers
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
 

Overview

Taste your way through the heart of Normandy on a river cruise along the majestic Seine, stopping to visit historic sites that have shaped the course of history.

With a history spanning from the Bayeux Tapestry to the D-Day landings, Normandy and the Seine offer a treasure trove of historical sites. We'll see the ruins of Château Gaillard - where Richard the Lionheart spent his final years. Then visit the home of the founder of impressionist painting, Claude Monet, and Auvers-sur-Oise - the little town that inspired Vincent Van Gogh. On our visit to Gold Beach, we'll see some of the many thought-provoking monuments and places along the Normandy coast that memorialise the largest amphibious invasion in military history.

As we travel, we'll taste everything this delicious country has to offer from the sweetest apple products at a local farm and the perfect snacks - Crêpes - in Honfleur to Norman cider and cheese at Bizy Castle. And the fun doesn't stop when we leave dry land! Our on-board restaurant will serve a fully French menu and you can enjoy a tarte tatin cooking demonstration and French brunch as we sail, as well as a Champagne reception looking out onto Caudebec.

This holiday is ideal for travelers looking for a delightful introduction to history and gastronomy along the Seine.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of sole occupancy cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes: 

  • 7 nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite 
  • All meals on board (except lunch on day 4), including welcome cocktails and the Chef’s Dinner 
  • All transfers, visits and excursions as mentioned 
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides 
  • The Services of a Riviera Travel Cruise Director and Concierge    
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee  
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (connection speeds may vary)

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro 
  • Flight time: 2 hrs 
  • Language: French 
  • Time zone: GMT+1 
  • Country: France

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your vacation with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the vacation due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to contact us to discuss these concerns. 

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