This fabulous Seine River cruise begins and ends in Paris with a 3-night Monograms® holiday in London to crown your European holiday in style! Take in the beautiful views along the Seine River and the picturesque and historical region of Normandy.
In Vernon, choose between two guided visits—Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or the remarkable Bizy Castle, known as “Normandy’s Versailles.” From Caudebec, choose from two remarkable excursions—the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Pointe du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery, or experience “A Taste of Normandy.” In Rouen, site of Saint Joan of Arc’s martyrdom, take a guided walk through the medieval quarter and visit the Gothic Rouen Cathedral. You might choose a full-day excursion to the Vimy Ridge and Beaumont-Hamel areas, where the Canadian Forces prevailed over German forces in WWI. From Conflans, go on an excursion to the quaint town of Auvers-Sur-Oise—inspiration for several legendary artists, including Vincent Van Gogh—or visit Napoleon and Josephine’s Malmaison.
Return to Paris to discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour to see the iconic landmarks of the “City of Light”—the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more. Disembark your Avalon Suite Ship® and board a high-speed train to London for three exciting nights. Your Monograms package includes superior hotel accommodations, guided sightseeing, daily breakfasts, and the services of a Monograms Local Host®. This knowledgeable “friend in the city” is on hand with guidance and assistance to ensure you enjoy your holiday in London your way. Enjoy guided sightseeing with a local expert to see London’s must-see—Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, and more!