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Christmas Festivities in France

Join us aboard Magellan for a Christmas Markets cruise to Normandy. Sail across the the Channel from Tilbury and through the upper reaches of the River Seine to Rouen. See the Place du Vieux-Marche, where Joan of Arc was tried and executed, the ornate clock-face of the Gros Horloge, and the chalets and stalls of the Christmas Market that shelter beneath the city's stunning Gothic cathedral. After a night here, Magellan will head back down the Seine to Honfleur, for a day soaking up the festive atmosphere that fills this pretty port in the run up to Christmas.

What does this price include?

  • 3 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
  • Delicious full board cuisine
  • Afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
  • Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
  • Daytime activities and leisure facilities
  • Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
  • Port Taxes

Your Itinerary

  • Depart: 1500hrs

    Board Magellan in Tilbury, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.

  • Arrive: 1430hrs

    Depart: 0145hrs (Day Three)

    Today Magellan navigates into the heart of Normandy - heading to the ancient city of Rouen. We'll spend the night here, giving you the chance to explore. See the Place du Vieux-Marche, site of Saint Joan's martyrdom, the famous one-handed mechanical clock and the chalets and stalls of the Christmas Market that shelter beneath the city's stunning Gothic cathedral.

  • Arrive: 0745hrs

    Depart: 1800hrs

    Early this morning you'll arrive at the mouth of the River Seine, and Honfleur. This favourite retreat of the French Impressionists, and its harbour surrounded by gabled houses, are an unforgettable sight at Christmastime. Explore the town, or venture further afield on an optional excursion.

  • Arrive: 0900hrs

    Say goodbye to Magellan, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Tilbury, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise.

Days marked above with an anchor include ports where you will be transferred to shore by landing boat. These ports may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties as a result. Any days not listed will be spent at sea.


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Further 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.

  • Visit to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

Available Cabins

CAT. Cabin Type Full Fare Saver Fare Flash Sale Fare
IG Standard Twin Inner  £439 £219 £199
3 Superior Twin Inner £559 £279 £249
OG Standard Twin Outer  £599 £299 £269
8 Standard Plus Outer £669 £329 £299
9 Superior Outer £739 £369 £329
12 Premium Outer £869 £429 £349
JS Junior Suite Balcony £1,389 £699 £519
DS De Luxe Suite  Balcony £1,549 £779 £579
RS Royal Suite Balcony £1,699 £849 £849

Single Cabins

CAT. Cabin Type Full Fare Saver Fare Flash Sale Fare
5 Standard Inner  £689 £339 £339
7S Standard Outer  £789 £399 £399
10 Superior Outer  £929 £469 £469
JSS Junior Suite Balcony £1,739 £869 £649
DSS De Luxe Suite  Balcony £1,939 £971 £729
RSS Royal Suite Balcony £2,122 £1,059 £799