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Sail the Seine, the second longest river in France, on this 5-day voyage through Northern France. Join the crew of the MS Botticelli for a unique river journey from the charming French harbor of Honfleur to Paris, the "City of Light". As you sail towards the east discover the "Côte Fleurie", Deauville, Rouen, and Versailles Château. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Honfleur | Embark
Day 2 : Honfleur
Day 3 : Duclair | Rouen
Day 4 : Mantes-la-jolie | Poissy | Paris
Day 5 : Paris | Disembark

Highlights

  • Set off on an excursion to the “Côte Fleurie” (Flowered Coast)
  • Join a guided tour of the Abbeys Trail and the abbey of Saint-Wandrille
  • Visit the Versailles Château, a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy

Ship

MS Botticelli

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Honfleur by night Stroll around the streets of Rouen Visit the Jumièges Abbey Visit the Château de Versailles Eiffel Tower and the Seine River

Day 1 Honfleur | Embark

Board the MS Botticelli in Honfleur between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. Settle in your cabin and attend to the crew introduction over a welcome cocktail. Then enjoy a delightful dinner on board and a free evening in the city.

Day 2 Honfleur

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning enjoy a guided tour of Honfleur, a picturesque seaside city. In the afternoon, join an excursion to the “Côte Fleurie” (Flowered Coast), passing by the famous sea resort Trouville and Deauville. Departure depending on the tides.

Day 3 Duclair | Rouen

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning get off the ship for a guided tour on the Abbeys Trail with the abbey of Saint-Wandrille (exteriors), and then visit the Jumièges where the ruins of one of the most beautiful abbeys in France can be found. In the afternoon cruise to Rouen, arriving around 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a guided visit of Rouen, the former capital of Normandy and return on board in the evening. 

Day 4 Mantes-la-jolie | Poissy | Paris

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today set off on a guided tour of the Versailles Château. The Versailles Château is closed on Mondays, so if the stop falls on a Monday, join a guided tour of Malmaison Château, one of the most famous world heritage monuments. Spend the afternoon cruising to Paris, passing by the futuristic La Défense business district with its impressive concrete and glass architecture. Tonight is your gala evening on board. 

Day 5 Paris | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before you disembark around 9:00 a.m.

MS Botticelli

Per person starting at
$1,484
Cabins aboard the MS Botticelli
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Main Deck
51 cabins (46 twins, 4 double bed cabins, 1 Suite), equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Botticelli
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Upper Deck
24 cabins (22 twins, 1 double bed cabin, 1 cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

For the safety of passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) The guided tour of the Versailles Château is available for a minimum of 35 persons otherwise this excursion is replaced by the visit of Malmaison Château. For the Château de Versailles excursion, there is a charge for entry into the gardens on Saturdays and Sundays from April to October and on Tuesdays from July to October because of special events: Musical Fountains Show (Saturday-Sunday / €8.50 per pers.), Musical Gardens (Tuesday / €7.50 per pers.). On Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, garden access is free.
(2) The Malmaison Château is closed on Tuesday, so if the stop falls on a Tuesday the guided tour is replaced with a visit of Auvers-sur-Oise Château. 

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner the first day to breakfast on the final day
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses

Formalities:
Valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.

Included

  • 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners
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