Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
05 May 2020
Paris
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Bienvenue en 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 cafe au lait to watch the world go by amid the Parisian cityscape. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN PARIS (D)
DAY 2
06 May 2020
Paris
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Cafes, Cathedrals, and Canvases-The City of Lights Truly Shines. CLASSIC - Take a Guided Walking Tour through the Heart of Paris to see the historic Ile St. Louis, Ile de la Cite, and Notre Dame Cathedral, 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, Opera Garnier, and the famous Champs-Elysees. Stroll through Paris on your own, or linger over wine in a literary cafe 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. Meet your ship in Courbevoie after your tour of the palace. EVENING CRUISE TO CONFLANS (B,L,D)
DAY 3
07 May 2020
Conflans
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Walk in the Footsteps of Van Gogh and Bonaparte. ACTIVE - Go for an early Morning Run with your Avalon Adventure Host. 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 Chateau de Malmaison-home of Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine. This evening, enjoy onboard live entertainment after dinner. AFTERNOON CRUISE TO VERNON (B,L,D)
DAY 4
08 May 2020
Vernon
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Monet's Muses, Castle Courtyards, and Crepes 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 crepes, 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 Chateau Gaillard-historic home of King Richard the Lionheart and a masterpiece of medieval military architecture. EVENING CRUISE TO ROUEN (B,L,D)
DAY 4
08 May 2020
Les Andelys
DAY 5
09 May 2020
Rouen
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Heroic Bravery on Normandy Beaches 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 centre, and the Beny-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. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN ROUEN (B,L,D)
DAY 6
10 May 2020
Caudebec -en-caux
DAY 6
10 May 2020
Normandy
DAY 7
11 May 2020
Le Havre
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20th Century Architecture and White Cliffs of Normandy. CLASSIC - Take a Guided Tour to Le Havre and discover the modern architecture of its city centre, 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. Alternatively, you might take a Guided Optional Excursion to see the white-chalk cliffs and arches of the oceanside town of Etretat-an attraction for classic artists, writers, and filmmakers. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LE HAVRE (B,L,D)
DAY 8
12 May 2020
Le Havre
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Au Revoir, River Seine. Bonjour, Paris! Bid farewell to your ship's crew and take a transfer to Paris. Take time to linger in a sidewalk cafe, shop for mementos, or take photographs of the city's picturesque bridges. (B)
DAY 8
12 May 2020
Paris
DAY 9
13 May 2020
Paris
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Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

What's Included

vip home pickup service VIP private home pick-up service VIP private home pick-up service
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
complimentry tea and coffee Afternoon tea with cakes Afternoon tea with cakes
food Welcome and Farewell dinner Welcome and Farewell dinner
complimentry tea and coffee Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day
wine beer soft drinks Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board
welcome reception champagne Sparkling wine with breakfast Sparkling wine with breakfast
man Captain's Welcome Receptions with champagne and canapes Captain's Welcome Receptions with champagne and canapes
map Choice of shore excursions in every port of call wih audio guides Choice of shore excursions in every port of call wih audio guides
itineraries Optional premium shore excursion in selected ports of call Optional premium shore excursion in selected ports of call
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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