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Seine river cruises

From its source in France’s Dijon region, the winding Seine passes through the northern reaches of Burgundy, becoming navigable by larger vessels upstream of one of the rivers assured highlights, the City of Light - incomparable Paris.

From the capital, with its world-class attractions, the Seine wends a northerly course into verdant Normandy and to charming medieval Vernon, a riverside town of half-timbered buildings, cafes and colourful shops, and a once-formidable castle. The town’s proximity to Claude Monet’s famous gardens make this town an ever-popular stop for river cruise vessels.

Rolling on through idyllic Normandy, the Seine’s waters have created an oxbow, above the banks of which, set amongst chalk cliffs, sits tiny Les Andelys and its imposing Chateau Gaillard – once a stronghold for Richard the Lionheart.

Further still, through Normandy’s countryside, the river passes the lovingly restored capital of Upper Normandy, Rouen, with its poignant Place du Vieux-Marche – the site of Saint Joan’s martyrdom. The city’s Gothic cathedral, immortalised in a number of Monet’s most famous works, is a truly stunning example.

As the Seine nears the end of its 480-mile journey to the English Channel it is spanned by engineering marvel, the Pont de Brotonne, close to Caudebec-en-Caux, a settlement built around its cathedral and famed for its 13th-century Knights Templars’ house.

Highlights of the Seine

  • Paris’ Eiffel Tower
  • Vernon’s architecture
  • Richard the Lionheart’s Chateau Gaillard
  • Normandy’s verdant countryside
  • Restored Rouen
  • Caudebec’s Pont de Brotonne

When we sail

Choose your Seine river cruise from our complete 2019 calendar 

A-ROSA river cruises on the Seine

Enjoy river cruising – your way.

Feel at home on any of A-ROSA’s splendid six-ship fleet of European river cruisers. Each vessel offers superior comfort, worry-free Premium All-inclusive packages, spacious sundecks, spa and wellness facilities, and contemporary staterooms – many of which have Juliet windows or balconies.

Dine as you please, as you choose your freshly prepared meal from our buffet stations and take advantage of our relaxed open seating policy – choosing to sit with friends new or old. Or reserve your seat for a special A-ROSA Dining Evening. On warm days, enjoy a splendid on-deck barbecue – the perfect accompaniment to views of the river.

Weather permitting, take a stroll on the expansive sundeck, where you’ll find sun loungers, shuffleboard, a plunge pool or whirlpool, a putting green and an outdoor bar – perfect for watching the world go by.

With a wide range of on-board leisure facilities, you’re sure to find the perfect way to relax. Steam in the sauna-with-a-view, take to the gym, or enjoy a massage or beauty treatment, as you serenely glide from port to wonderful port.

Paris, Normandy & the Seine at Christmastime

Departures:

28 November and 2, 10, 18 December 2019

From £799

Paris, Normandy & the Delights of the Seine

Departures:

27 April, 25 May, 29 June, 17 August, 14 September, 19 October 2019

From £1379