Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
12 Oct 2021
Paris
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Highlights: Welcome reception Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Paris, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 14 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow to Paris. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord. Raise your glass to the days ahead at tonight's welcome reception. Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
13 Oct 2021
Les Andelys
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Highlights: Cider and beauty Enjoy the opulent amenities of your floating hotel as she glides her way peacefully through the Île-de-France region to Les Andelys. Freechoice Hike to King Richard the Lionheart’s Château Gaillard, or journey to Lyons la Forêt, one of the most beautiful villages of France, and visit Fleury-la-Forêt Castle. Sample cider, the region’s specialty, after touring this exquisite example of 17th century architecture. Alternatively join your local guide for a walking tour of Les Andelys, the quaint village set on the banks of the Seine River. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
14 Oct 2021
Rouen
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Highlights: Joan of Arc sites This morning enjoy a walking tour of Rouen, the capital of the Normandy region. Take in the famous sites of Joan of Arc and the historic Rouen Cathedral. Walk the winding medieval laneways and admire the city’s half-timbered houses. This region is also the gateway to the historic Western Front, and you’re able to gain fascinating insights into the Somme battlefields with an on board lecture from a local expert. It’s a great opportunity as you’ll have the opportunity to visit the sites tomorrow. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
15 Oct 2021
Rouen
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Highlights: Somme battlefields Freechoice: Get a glimpse of what the Somme battlefields might have been like for those caught up in this terrible World War I battle, which claimed the lives of more than 150,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers. This full-day excursion commemorates the 102 years since, and includes a visit to the Australian National Memorial and Victoria School in Villers-Bretonneux. Alternatively, explore the collection of Impressionistic paintings, including masterpieces by Renoir and Monet, at the Museum of Fine Arts, which was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte. Freechoice Get a glimpse of what the Somme battlefields might have been like for those caught up in this terrible World War I battle, which claimed the lives of more than 150,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers. This full-day excursion commemorates the 102 years since, and includes a visit to the Australian National Memorial and Victoria School in Villers-Bretonneux. Alternatively, explore the collection of Impressionistic paintings, including masterpieces by Renoir and Monet, at the Museum of Fine Arts, which was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
16 Oct 2021
Honfleur
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Highlights: Sundowners at Manoir d’Appreval You’ll love cruising toward the open waters of the English Channel, so simply sit back and enjoy the trip. Tonight, back on board, kick up your heels on the dance-floor as a fabulous local swing band performs the best of the 1920s in the Panorama Lounge. What a wonderful day. Freechoice Later, take the opportunity to explore Honfleur, with its quaint architecture, its relaxed coastal atmosphere and the many colourful fishing boats bobbing up and down on its waters. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the beautiful la Cote Fleurie region on France’s northern beaches, and discover dashing Deauville, playground of the rich and famous. Sundowners The estate of Manoir d’Appreval exclusively welcomes Scenic guests for a unique cocktail event showcasing their prestigious apple spirits in a setting you’ll remember fondly for many years to come. Celebrate your visit to the picturesque Calvados region with a beverage of the same name, and let your eyes drink in the surrounding beauty, from the many flowering apple trees to the blue waters of the English Channel in the distance. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
17 Oct 2021
Honfleur
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Highlights: Normandy D-Day beaches Freechoice: Walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings, before visiting the Landing Museum at Arromanches. You’ll be struck by the sombre ambience surrounding the 9,387 graves of the Normandy Cemetery and whilst there, take a moment to reflect on the momentous impact of that day, as you look out from your hilltop position above Omaha Beach. Alternatively, with steep limestone cliffs that plunge dramatically towards the emerald waters of the English Channel below, the beauty of the Alabaster Coast will leave you breathless. Sitting proudly atop this dramatic seascape is the town of Étretat, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a guided tour and time at leisure. Freechoice Walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings, before visiting the Landing Museum at Arromanches. You’ll be struck by the sombre ambience surrounding the 9,387 graves of the Normandy Cemetery and whilst there, take a moment to reflect on the momentous impact of that day, as you look out from your hilltop position above Omaha Beach. Alternatively, with steep limestone cliffs that plunge dramatically towards the emerald waters of the English Channel below, the beauty of the Alabaster Coast will leave you breathless. Sitting proudly atop this dramatic seascape is the town of Étretat, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a guided tour and time at leisure. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
18 Oct 2021
Caudebec -en-caux
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Highlights: Benedictine Palace, Fécamp Freechoice: Visit Fécamp and its mighty palace. Situated in spectacular surrounds the city’s natural setting contrasts perfectly with its architectural centrepiece, the Benedictine Palace. Alternatively, travel to the hilltop village of Bolbec and view fabrics at the fascinating Textile Museum before visiting the Normand Traditions Museum nearby. For the more adventurous, join a guided cycling tour to the charming village of Villequier and visit the Victor Hugo Museum. Freechoice Visit Fécamp and its mighty palace. Situated in spectacular surrounds the city’s natural setting contrasts perfectly with its architectural centrepiece, the Benedictine Palace. Alternatively, travel to the hilltop village of Bolbec and view fabrics at the fascinating Textile Museum before visiting the Normand Traditions Museum nearby. For the more adventurous, join a guided cycling tour to the charming village of Villequier and visit the Victor Hugo Museum. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
19 Oct 2021
Vernon
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Highlights: Enrich concert at Château de La Roche-Guyon In a region rich in visual treasures, enjoy a full morning of relaxation and take in the incredible scenery as you cruise into Vernon. It’s easy to understand why this region of France inspired beautiful paintings by many of history’s most famous artists. Freechoice Visit Giverny and Monet’s former residence and gardens. If you’re feeling more adventurous you can explore by bike, with a self-guided cycling tour that starts at Vernon. You can also discover Vernon with Scenic Tailormade at your own pace. Enrich Built into a steep rock face, overlooking the mighty Seine River and the small village bearing the same name, Château de La Roche Guyon is a sight to behold. Experience the opulence and grandeur of yesteryear as you enjoy a live classical concert performed by the region’s most reputable musicians. The château dates back to medieval times and is so special that you’ll be sure to have fond memories of the experience for a very long time. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9
20 Oct 2021
Conflans
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Highlights: Chantilly Castle This morning we cruise to the charming medieval town of Conflans, with its distinctive barge houses docked within easy reach of the quaint main square. After a leisurely afternoon of cruising, the evening will see us returning to Paris, the ‘city of light’, and you’ll have the chance to view the beautiful illuminated skyline, and the soaring Eiffel Tower. Make sure you have your cameras ready. Freechoice Discover the charms of Auvers-sur-Oise and get to see Vincent van Gogh’s room, or step inside the magnificent Chantilly Castle for a guided tour of this remarkable château, set amidst beautiful parklands. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 10
21 Oct 2021
Paris
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Highlights: Château Vaux-le-Vicomte Today you have the thrilling choice of either spending time exploring France’s most celebrated city, or a discovery beyond the city limits With remarkable attractions at every turn, you’ll have a chance to explore Paris at leisure this afternoon and create your own unique memories. Freechoice Shop with a Chef when you visit one of Paris’s local food markets, and enjoy exquisite tastings, or walk the city with a resident expert and hear tales that only the locals know. Alternatively, you may wish to explore beyond Paris and tour the 17th century estate of Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, Louis XIV’s inspiration for Versailles Palace. Featured in the James Bond movie Moonraker, the Palace of Vicomte has been leaving visitors in awe of its magnificence for centuries. M eals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 11
22 Oct 2021
Paris
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Your trip concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll disembark and transfer to Paris Airport. Make sure you remember to pack up all those wonderful memories before you leave. Meals included: Breakfast

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Complimentary drinks all day, every day Complimentary drinks all day, every day
wine beer soft drinks Free in-Suite mini bar, replenished daily Free in-Suite mini bar, replenished daily
welcome reception champagne Exclusive cocktail receptions at majestic destinations Exclusive cocktail receptions at majestic destinations
map Choice of shore excursions in every port of call Choice of shore excursions in every port of call
bicycles Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own
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
man Private butler Private butler
cabin Complimentary laundry concierge in selected Suites Complimentary laundry concierge in selected Suites
man Staff-to-guest ratio of 1:3 Staff-to-guest ratio of 1:3
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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10 Jun 2020 Scenic Gem £5449
20 Jun 2020 Scenic Gem £5179
30 Jun 2020 Scenic Gem £4239
10 Jul 2020 Scenic Gem £4729
20 Jul 2020 Scenic Gem £3649
30 Jul 2020 Scenic Gem £3649
09 Aug 2020 Scenic Gem £4389
19 Aug 2020 Scenic Gem £3649
12 Sep 2020 Scenic Gem £4059
22 Sep 2020 Scenic Gem £4969
02 Oct 2020 Scenic Gem £3549
12 Oct 2020 Scenic Gem £3369
27 Apr 2021 Scenic Gem £3369
07 May 2021 Scenic Gem £3959
17 May 2021 Scenic Gem £4139
10 Jun 2021 Scenic Gem £4059
20 Jun 2021 Scenic Gem £4059
30 Jun 2021 Scenic Gem £4059
20 Jul 2021 Scenic Gem £3959
30 Jul 2021 Scenic Gem £3959
09 Aug 2021 Scenic Gem £3959
19 Aug 2021 Scenic Gem £3959
12 Sep 2021 Scenic Gem £4059
22 Sep 2021 Scenic Gem £4059
02 Oct 2021 Scenic Gem £3369
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