Impressions of the Seine 2021 AmaWaterways River Cruise

Discover the most renowned sites in Paris as well as sites memorialized by famous Impressionist painters along France’s Seine River. Meander through the renowned gardens of Château d’Ambleville and visit Monet’s home and gardens in Giverny. Indulge in Norman chocolate, cheese and cider and enhance your best self on guided bike tours through charming cities like Les Andelys. With fairytale castles, châteaux and idyllic scenery at every turn, this cruise is sure to inspire your own art – or at least conjure beautiful memories and dreams for years to come!

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Rouen

Itinerary

Board your cruise in Paris.
Meals included: Dinner

Enjoy some of Paris’ most famous sights during your panoramic tour. You will be guided through the charming Latin Quarter, home to the world-famous Sorbonne University, and through the stunning 400-year-old Luxembourg Gardens, created by King Henry IV’s widow, Marie de’ Medici. Afterward, travel through Paris and see such sights as the Champs-Élysées with its cinemas, sidewalk cafes and luxury specialty shops; the Arc de Triomphe; and the Eiffel Tower.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The French commune of Mantes-La-Jolie was founded in the early Middle Ages and served as a port between Paris and Rouen. You’ll have three different ways to explore this port, each with a knowledgeable local guide. The first is a city tour during which you may see some of Mantes-La-Jolie’s beautiful religious structures, like the Gothic Notre Dame de Mantes, followed by a unique visit to a bee farm. Or, visit the distinctive Château d’Anet, an elegant Renaissance château built in the 16th century by King Henri II for his mistress, Diane de Poiters. In the afternoon, you may choose to enhance your best self with a bike tour and venture further through the city to take in more of its history and charm. Or enjoy scenic cruising to La Roche-Guyon, where you can tempt your palate with a calvados, cider and cheese tasting.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Experience the colorful splendor of Claude Monet’s magnificent gardens at his former home in Giverny, taking in the water lilies, Japanese bridges and graceful willow trees immortalized in his paintings. For a more active adventure, pedal through Vernon on a guided bike tour. Or journey to Château de Gaillon, a picturesque Renaissance-style castle, as well as the beautiful Gardens d’Acquigny, boasting waterfalls, bridges, canals and a wide variety of trees and plant life. If you prefer experiencing the world through your taste buds, join a tasting tour during which you’ll get a chance to try the region’s famous apple-based calvados, cider and cheese.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Spend the morning enjoying medieval Rouen with a choice of several excursions. Join a walking tour past the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral, painted numerous times by Monet, 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 explore Lyons-la-Forêt, built on the site of a former fortress and featuring remarkable centuries-old architecture; or go on the “Tastes of Normandy” tour, where you’ll be treated to the delicious flavors of the region, including chocolate, macaron, Norman cheese and cider. Later in the day, visit the idyllic castle Vascoeuil with its octagonal tower, art exhibitions and sculpture park, then enjoy a scenic cruise before biking through Rouen or experiencing another local château, the Gothic Château d’Etelan, where you may see the medieval cellar, castle wall and guard house dating back to 1350.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Caudebec-en-Caux is your gateway to a number of excursions. Visit Bayeux, with a medieval city center and the world-renowned Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the 1066 Norman invasion of England, followed by a visit to Caen, where one of the top sites is the Château de Caen, an 11th-century castle built by William the Conqueror. Or instead, admire the 30-acre Harcourt Arboretum, with its nearly 3,000 trees, as well as the palatial Château du Champ de Bataille and the commune of Le Bec-Hellouin, known for its 11th-century abbey. Or, choose instead to enjoy a scenic cruise from Caudebec-en-Caux to UNESCO-designated Le Havre, where you can spend your afternoon on a guided walking tour or bike tour.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

There are several different choices of excursions, both during the morning and afternoon, depending on your interests. You can choose an excursion to the seaside town of Honfleur, renowned for its picturesque harbor, and for being an inspirational site for Impressionist painters. Alternatively, you have the choice of a bike tour through Le Havre. You can also choose a full-day excursion to see the historic Normandy Beaches, where you may visit such sites as 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.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembark this morning, after breakfast on board.
Meals included: Breakfast

Price Guide

Date Fixed Window (pp) French Balcony (pp) Flights
April 2021 £2,795 £3,559 Please Call
May 2021 £3,099 £3,869 Please Call
June 2021 £3,099 £3,869 Please Call
July 2021 £3,099 £3,869 Please Call
August 2021 £3,099 £3,869 Please Call
September 2021 £3,379 £4,149 Please Call
October 2021 £2,995 £3,759 Please Call
November 2021 £2,839 £3,609 Please Call

What's Included

  • Savings of up to £200pp for 7 Night Cruises - book by 31 December 2020
  • Free Flights on selected sailings
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation
  • All local taxes
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Entertainment on Demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge