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The Valley of the Seine

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Discover Rouen, Honfleur, the "Côte Fleurie", and Paris. Join the MS Botticelli as it explores the legendary parts of Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Champs-Elysées, and makes it way into Honfleur and back. Cruise through a landscape of broad limestone cliffs before arriving in Rouen, former capital of Normandy. Explore a number of charming little villages that are typical of the region as you sail across magnificent landscapes aboard a fully equipped and glamorous ship.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Paris | Embark
Day 2 : Les Andelys | Rouen
Day 3 : Honfleur
Day 4 : Duclair
Day 5 : Paris | Disembark


  • Discover the enchanting and historical Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Visit the former capital of Normandy's historic neighborhoods in Rouen
  • Explore the picturesque streets and old houses of charming Honfleur


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Stroll around the streets of Rouen Visit the Tuileries Garden, found in Paris Visit the towering Rouen Cathedral Honfleur by night Visit charming Honfleur

Day 1 Paris | Embark

Arrive at Grenelle’s quay for boarding the MS Renoir between 6 and 7 PM. Settle into your cabin and attend a welcome cocktail before dinner. Admire the sites of Paris as the city glimmers off the water. Glide silently past the Eiffel Tower, the Grand Palais, the Orangerie, the Louvre, and the Notre Dame Cathedral, which dominates the Ile de la Cité.

Day 2 Les Andelys | Rouen

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Wake up to the sound of music and head to the dining room for breakfast. Spend the morning cruising through a number of locks and towns such as Conflans Ste Honorine, Vernon. Arrive in Andelys around 1:30 PM and depart by car for an optional visit to the Martainville Castle. Transfer to the ship by car in Rouen around 6 PM and enjoy dinner on board. In the evening, take an optional walking tour of the old city by night. View the the former capital of Normandy's historic neighborhoods and the Place du Vieux Marché, where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.

Day 3 Honfleur

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Depending on the tide, arrive in Honfleur in the early morning. Enjoy an optional guided tour of the town on foot and visit its fishing port, picturesque streets, old houses, salt lofts, and Saint Catherine’s Church. Return to the ship for lunch and spend the afternoon on an optional excursion to the Côte Fleurie, Trouville, and Deauville. Take a tour of the distillery and return to the ship for dinner.

Day 4 Duclair

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board as you spend the morning cruising the Seine. In the afternoon, join a guinguette on board to relive the atmosphere of Sundays on the banks of the Marne. Enjoy a Gala Dinner in the evening.

Day 5 Paris | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last breakfast on board, then disembark at 10 AM for your continued independent journeys.

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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.
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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.


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

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. The cruise schedule may vary according to tides and arrival times at ports of call may be subject to change. 

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner D1 to breakfast D5
- 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

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.
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The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.
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