7 Nights - October 28, 2014
Enter a food-lover's paradise in northern France on this popular special departure. An expert chef will dazzle you with regional specialties and food preparation tips. Enjoy a pastry demonstration, then savor the finished product during Afternoon Tea. Other activities may include wine tastings, explanations of food and wine pairings during dinner, and onboard lectures by culinary experts. Bon Appetit!
Combine time in France's marvelous capital with discoveries of quaint towns along the Seine and in the picturesque Normandy region. Embark in Paris, where your vacation begins with sightseeing of some of the famous sights, such as the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower. Then set sail and choose between a visit of Vincent van Gogh's Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine's elegant Château de Malmaison. Next up: your choice of a guided visit of Claude Monet's stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. On to Joan of Arc's historic Rouen, where you choose between an included excursion to the poignant Normandy landing beaches or a fascinating "Taste of Normandy." Continue to Les Andelys with the Château Gaillard, built by England's King Richard the Lionheart in 1196, and enjoy free time to explore this medieval town on your own. Return to Paris, where you'll disembark and conclude your exciting vacation!
Tuesday Oct 28 Paris, France
Wednesday Oct 29 Vernon, France
Thursday Oct 30 Rouen, France
Friday Oct 31 Rouen, France
Saturday Nov 1 Les Andelys, France
Sunday Nov 2 Paris, France
Monday Nov 3 Paris, France
Tuesday Nov 4 Paris, France
Pricing from $3,424 plus port charges $126
(For one person, double occupancy)
• 7 Nights Accommodations
• Departure October 28 is offered as an exclusive Culinary Cruise, including special lectures and tastings at no additional cost.
• Meals are indicated by breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the day-by-day itinerary
• Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapés
• Welcome dinner
• Daily Afternoon Tea
• Daily Night Fare
• Local chef dinner
• Farewell dinner
• Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel