Walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris admiring all the beauty of this dazzling city and many others on this 7-day small ship cruise aboard the MS Raymonde. Admire the major sites of the charming capital: the Place de la République, the main boulevards, the Opera, the Place de la Madeleine, Place Vendôme and the Louvre. Pass by Champigny and Drachy, through the heart of the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines.
Day 1 : Paris | Embark Day 2 : Paris | Lagny-sur-marne Day 3 : Lagny-sur-marne | Meaux | Saint-jean-les-deux-jumeaux Day 4 : Saint-jean-les-deux-jumeaux | Château Thierry Day 5 : Dormans Day 6 : Epernay Day 7 : Epernay | Paris | Disembark
Walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris
Sail through the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines
Tour across Reims' historic center and its beautiful cathedral
Visit the famous Champagne route & Hautvilliers, birthplace of Champagne
Excursion to Paris, through the major sites of the capital: the Place de la République, the main boulevards, the Opera, the Place de la Madeleine, Place Vendôme and the Louvre. Original walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris. Return on board. The departure of the cruise to Lagny-sur-Marne. Arrival during the evening. Overnight.
Day 3 Lagny-sur-marne | Meaux | Saint-jean-les-deux-jumeaux
The morning spent sailing to Meaux. In the afternoon, visit of this charming town, from Meaux Cathedral to the Bishops' Palace, passing the Gallo-Roman ramparts and the magnificent Bossuet Garden, traditionally believed to be an early work of Le Nôtre. Your guide tells you the story of the famous cheese of the region: the Brie de Meaux followed by a tasting of the cheese, hailed as “the King of Cheeses” at your return on board. the ship continues cruising to Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux where you can return on board. Overnight.
Day 4 Saint-jean-les-deux-jumeaux | Château Thierry
This morning will be spent cruising, passing Champigny and Drachy, through the heart of the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines. In the afternoon, arrive in Château Thierry and set off for an excursionwith a falconry show. Get the chance to discover an art that has been classified as Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Afterwards, return on board.
Start sailing towards Dormans. This afternoon, join an excursion along the famous Champagne route. Start off with a guided tour of the village of Hautvillers. This picturesque village is located in the Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park and is best explored on foot. Continue our visit to a prominent champagne house, with a tasting*.
Sail towards Epernay. This afternoon, set off by coach for our excursion to Reims, known as the "City of Coronations”. We'll take part in a guided tour of the historic center as well as a guided visit of the cathedral, which receives about one million visitors annually. Return on board. Tonight is your gala dinner and evening.
Day 7 Epernay | Paris | Disembark
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark in the morning. Transfer by coach to Paris.
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11 spacious cabins with window and private en-suite facilities. All cabins are equipped with rivate en-suite facilities (shower and WC), TV, radio, telephone (for internal calls only), safe and independent air-conditioning.
20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin
For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. (1) Depending on the mooring point of the ship, a transfer by coach may be arranged on board. A 20 € per person supplement will be payable on the spot. (2) Ask for detailed itinerary of the opposite-direction cruise (ref. ECP), its itinerary and different excursion package. Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. The excessive consumption of alcohol is dangerous and life-threatening – please consume in moderation.
This offer includes :
Your cruise with all meals from dinner D1 to breakfast D7
drinks included in this price are water, wine, beer, fruit juices during the meal and coffee after both lunch and dinner for meals eaten on the boat
drinks from the bar, except for champagne or wines from our special list
double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
assistance from our on board multi-lingual host/hostess
the transfer by coach from Epernay to Paris D7
travel assistance and repatriation insurance
all port fees Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.
This offer does not include :
Drinks from our wine list, champagne from the on board bar, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
cancellation and baggage insurance
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.
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.