Seine River Cruise Family Bike Tour – Older Teens & 20s
Paris to Normandy
From $6,399 - $7,799 pp dbl. occ. | 8 days / 7 nights
(+$3,200 to $3,900 for sgl. occ.)
Plus $189 pp port fees.
This is a new perspective. It's Monet's quiet Seine. Joan of Arc's last moments. Richard the Lionheart's medieval château. And an American soldier's Omaha Beach. Every turn of the Seine reveals another story, another piece of history, another impressionist's impression. It's not just another trip to France.
- Discover the historic playground for Paris' royalty with a ride along the Grand Canal in the gardens of Versailles
- Admire Honfleur, Rouen and Giverny, landscapes brilliantly captured by Monet and van Gogh, among other luminary artists
- Marvel at the famous Bayeux Tapestry, with its endless battles scenes laboriously stitched by hand
- Bike among hallowed D-Day sites and take a private tour of Omaha Beach and the American Military Cemetery
Day 1 Ride to the castle of the Sun King in Versailles | Spin to St. Cloud, peering at The City of Light from above | Pedal into Paris and to your floating luxury hotel for the week.
Day 2 Spin through rural Normandy to Les Andelys | Hike to Château Gaillard for impressive views of the village and Seine Valley below | The ruins of Richard the Lionheart's medieval fortress beckon a visit | Enjoy views of the Seine as we sail this afternoon.
Day 3 Pedal through the lush landscape and thatched-roof cottages of Marais Vernier | Stroll in colorful Honfleur | Delight in fresh seafood and local delicacies in this picture-perfect town.
Day 4 Join a local historian for a private tour of Omaha Beach and the American Military Cemetery | Bike amid World War II battlefields | Visit beautifully preserved Bayeux and its 11th-century tapestry.
Day 5 Ride the countryside around Rouen | On a private tour, see where Joan of Arc was sent to the stake and admire Notre Dame Cathedral, painted by Monet in the 1890s.
Day 6 Visit impressionist master Monet's home, gardens and water lily ponds at Giverny | Ride along the Seine to Château de Roche-Guyon.
Days 7-8 Bike to Auvers-sur-Oise, home to Cézanne, Pissarro and van Gogh | Cruise back to Paris, enjoying views of the Seine.
Please note: Due to the multiple stateroom options available on this trip, reservations can only be made by contacting one of our Trip Consultants at 800-462-2848 or via email.
PORTS OF CALL Paris | Vernon | Les Andelys | Le Havre | Caudebec-en-Caux | Rouen | Vernon | Conflans | Paris
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