Paris and the Seine Valley to Normandy 2020 A-ROSA River Cruise

Take in the Seine’s varying landscapes cruising from the French capital, Paris, to reach scenic Normandy.

See scenic France at its finest on this relaxing river cruise. Highlights include a fascinating guided walking tour of Rouen, a visit to the breathtaking Normandy Coast, and a trip to poignant D-Day Landing beaches. In addition to taking in the views, while on board the A-Rosa Viva, you’ll also get to enjoy some great entertainment!

Your river cruise takes place on the A-Rosa Viva on board, you’ll find it so easy to relax, with the casual dress code, there’s no pressure to get dressed up to the nines, creating a truly relaxed atmosphere in which you’re sure to feel right at home!

8 Days by air

8 Days by rail

9 Days by coach

Shearings 2020 River Cruises
Paris

Itinerary

This is the itinerary by air, the 9 day no flying itinerary by coach departs a day sooner from the UK and includes overnight stops in France outbound. Please call our team for full details!

Fly from a local airport to Paris, where you are met and transferred to the MS A-ROSA VIVA, where you embark and commence your overnight cruise to Rouen.
Included: Dinner

Mid afternoon arrival at Rouen. You take an included guided walking tour of Rouen and stroll around the attractive streets lined with half-timbered houses, stage for the trail and execution of Joan of Arc. The beautiful Gothic cathedral is the subject of a series of paintings by Claude Monet and the Gros Horloge, set in a Renaissance street arch, is one of the oldest working clocks in Europe. We moor overnight in Rouen.
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Relax on board this morning. After lunch your cruise continues to wind its way along the Seine to reach Caudebec-en-Caux, situated on a loop of the Seine river.
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning you enjoy an included excursion to the Normandy coast where you explore the historic D-Day Landing Beaches with a knowledgeable guide. Gain an insight into the battles of 1944 and the brave soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom today. Overnight sailing to Les Andelys.
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning you arrive at Les Andelys, nestled in a beautiful meander on the Seine and overlooked by Chateau Gaillard. Later this evening you continue our cruise to Vernon.
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This afternoon you reach Vernon with time to explore its gothic church, fine arts museum, 12th century castles and the famous old mill, which straddles two piers of an ancient bridge over the river. Consider joining an optional excursion to nearby Monet’s Garden. Later you continue your cruise back overnight towards Paris.
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A day at leisure. Discover the French capital on an optional guided city tour and Montparnasse Tower excursion – the glamorous Champs Elysees lined with exclusive designer shops; the spectacular Eiffel Tower; the grandiose Arc de Triomphe; the Louvre Art Gallery with its controversial glass pyramid; the striking Notre Dame Cathedral on Ile de la Cite and Montmartre, with the white domes of Sacre Coeur.
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You disembark after breakfast and then transfer to Paris Airport for your flight back to the UK.
Included: Breakfast