We will be visiting Paris, the Normandy Beaches, Conflans, Vernon, Rouen, and
Les Andelys. Our adventure begins in Paris where we board our cruise ship for
the week – the Avalon Creativity. The Creativity has 70 staterooms and was built in
2009. If you are ready for a slower pace cruise with no crowds, no worries, no
hustle and bustle, with included guided sightseeing and excursions
and complimentary beverage service, then this will be your ideal dream
vacation. This river cruise will be unlike any ocean cruise you have taken. Paris is calling our
name! “SEE ADDED BONUS BELOW”
Paris: Welcome reception; guided sightseeing
Vernon: Choice of guided excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle
Rouen: Guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral; choice of excursions to Normandy landing beaches or “A Taste of Normandy”
Les Andelys: Orientation, see Château Gaillard
Conflans: Choice of guided excursions to Auvers-sur-Oise or Château de Malmaison
Day 1 – Paris – Arrive in Paris. Board your ship and free time to explore the “City of Light.” (Dinner)
Day 2 – Paris – Panoramic city tour including landmarks aong the Seine; the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Champs Elysee and Arc de Triomphe. Free evening time to visit a cabaret show. (B,L,D)
Day 3 – Conflans – Guided city tour and visit to Auvers-Sur-Oise – Vincent Van Goghs homeplace or Napoleon and Josephine’s Chateau De Malmaison. (B,L,D)
Day 4 – Vernon -Guided tour of Claude Monet’s house and gardens at Giverny or a visit of Bizy Castle. Free time to explore Vernon or take an optional excursion. (B,L,D)
Day 5 – Rouen – Guided tour of the home of Joan of Arc, visit the marketplace where she was burned at the stake. Guided walk through medieval quarter, view 16th century Astronomical Clock, visit Rouen Cathedral. (B,L,D)
Day 6 – Rouen – Full day excursion to Normandy Landing Beaches – Omaha Beach, Juno Beach, Point du Hoc monument, American Cemetery, and World War II Museum. Re-live the history of D-Day 1944. (B,L,D)
Day 7 – Les Andelys – Visit dramatic Chateau Gaillard – built by England’s Richard the Lionheart in 1196, a masterpiece of medieval military architecture. Rest of day is free to explore this charming city on your own. (B,L,D)
Day 8 – Paris – Disembark to our Paris hotel for two days. (B)
Day 9 and Day 10 – Two full days to visit the Louvre Museum, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, shopping and French cafe’s along the Champs Elysee, and cabaret shows.
Day 11 – Our Paris and Normandy Beaches river cruise comes to an end as we fly home with everlasting memories of our visit back in time to 1944 and D-Day.
Paris to Normandy’s Landing Beaches
10 days – July 22 – August 1, 2013 (FIRM)
7 night cruise /2 day Paris land package.
$5155 per person – GUARANTEED DEPARTURE
Price includes 7 night cruise, 2 nights Paris hotel,
AIRFARE INCLUDED, taxes, all transfers. Deposit of $550 per person due by JANUARY 10, 2013
PRICE INCLUDES $500 PER PERSON DISCOUNT ON AIRFARE
AS A THANK YOU FOR BOOKING EARLY, I AM HOSTING AN EVENING
AT THE WORLD FAMOUS “MOULIN ROUGE” CABARET INCLUDING PARIS ILLUMINATIONS
TOUR AND SHOW WITH TRANSFERS. TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS COMPLIMENTARY OFFER,
PLEASE BOOK YOUR PARIS AND NORMANDY BEACHES CRUISE BY JANUARY 10, 2013.
THIS OFFER IS NOT AVAILABLE AFTER THIS DEADLINE DATE.
“DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.”
**We will have 2 days in Paris to visit the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Palace
of Versailles, museums, cathedrals, cabarets, shopping, and the many cafe’s and
chocolate shops which I will be arranging all the tours for. If you prefer to
venture on your own and experience Paris – your way – I will help you with your
plans. I will be available to all of you for the entire cruise/land