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Rouen, Honfleur and the River Seine Weekend Cruise

Set sail on a short cruise to Normandy

Cross the channel and join the scenic course of the River Seine on this delightful weekend cruise to Normandy. Join Astoria in Poole and travel to the charming maritime town of Honfleur and the pretty, medieval city of Rouen, stopping in Bournemouth along the way to watch the impressive displays at Bournemouth Air Festival.

Discover life on board Astoria

Discover life on board AstoriaThere's far more to life on board Astoria than we could possibly fit on one page. Click here to find out more about her fantastic facilities and welcoming atmosphere.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • 3 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
  • Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
  • On-board entertainment as arranged
  • Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
  • The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
  • Port charges and taxes

Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement

Resort Information

Ship Information

Beautiful, 550-passenger Astoria is every inch the perfect cruise vessel. Originally a transatlantic liner, now restored and lovingly maintained as a premium-rated cruise ship, Astoria is both small enough to offer a friendly atmosphere, and large enough to offer a relaxed environment to ensure your holiday enjoyment. She's every inch the perfect home from home for your memorable cruise holiday.

Deck plans

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Ports of call

  • Day One - Depart Poole, UK 1300 hrs
  • Day Two - Honfleur, France
  • Day Three - Rouen, France
  • Day Four - Arrive in Poole, UK 1030 hrs

N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Astoria. Please see the Full Itinerary for details.

Full Itinerary

Day One

Join Astoria in Poole in the early afternoon as she makes the short journey to Bournemouth Bay, arriving in time for the Air Show at the annual Bournemouth Air Festival. Enjoy front row seats as you view the display from the top deck, then settle in for your first evening on board as Astoria travel towards Normandy.

Day Two

Today Astoria reaches Honfleur, set at the mouth of France's River Seine. Spend the morning discovering this historic maritime town, which was a favourite retreat of the French Impressionists and is recognised for its beautiful harbour lined by gabled houses.

Rejoin Astoria during the afternoon for her sailing along the River Seine towards Rouen, where she'll moor overnight.

Day Three

Step ashore to explore Rouen, a beautifully restored ancient city with a stunning medieval centre. See the Place du Vieux-Marche, site of Saint Joan's martyrdom, the famous one-handed mechanical clock and the stunning Gothic cathedral, before returning to the ship this evening as Astoria begins her return journey.

Day Four

Disembark Astoria in Poole this morning, after a delightful Normandy cruise.

Further Information

Passport information

British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.

Foreign Office travel advice

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