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Paris, Normandy and the Delights of the Seine by Air

8 days from £1249*
Departing: April - October 2019
* Price shown: 19 October 2019 from London Luton - LTN
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Combine the freedom and flexibility of river cruising, A-ROSA style, along the tree-lined meanders of the River Seine with visits to the historic ports of Les Andelys, Caudebec-en-Caux, Rouen and Vernon, and to the glorious French capital - Paris.

As your A-ROSA river cruise vessel carries you gently downriver from St Denis on the outskirts of Paris and back again, you'll have time to unwind and enjoy all the benefits of your Premium, All-Inclusive package. And, whether that means cocktails and conversation at the bar, a leisurely meal from the on-board gourmet buffet or treating yourself to a little extra luxury and a pre-booked private meal in the elegant dining room, you can be sure that your time on board will be yours to fill as you please.

The choice and freedom to explore at your leisure continues on shore at each new port of call. Join an optional excursion from Caudebec-en-Caux to artists' retreat Honfleur, uncover the true story of Joan of Arc on a guided tour of Rouen or venture further afield on an organised bike ride, before rounding off your week with a full day and evening discovering the famous landmarks, fascinating museums, pavement cafes, jazz clubs, restaurants, celebrated cabarets and spectacular illuminated architecture of Paris, the 'City of Light'.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Call in Les Andelys, beneath ancient Chateau Gaillard
  • An overnight stay in Caudebec-en-Caux
  • An overnight stay and included city tour in Rouen
  • A call in medieval Vernon
  • An overnight stay and included guided tour in St Denis, Paris
  • Embark A-ROSA VIVA in French capital Paris
  • Seven nights' Premium All-Inclusive cruise accommodation
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner on board
  • A large selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks all day long
  • On-board activities and entertainment
  • Return flights from the UK to Paris
  • Included coach transfers from the airport to the ship

Deck plans

Take a look at the layout of the ship for this cruise.

Itinerary

Day One

Fly to Paris then join your included coach transfer to St Denis, in the north of the city, where A-ROSA VIVA waits, ready to get underway as evening falls.

Day Two

After a morning cruising along the Seine you'll arrive in the tiny town of Les Andelys. It's a winding walk up to the hill-top remains of Chateau Gaillard, built by Richard the Lionheart as part of his attempts to secure control of Normandy in 1196, which tower above the town, the river and the surrounding countryside, but the views are worth the effort.

Day Three

This morning you'll wake to find your river cruiser docked in Caudebec-en-Caux and the elegant, modern curve of the Pont de Brottonne dominating the view. Why not visit Caudebec's ornate Gothic church or join an excursion to the Honfleur at the mouth of the Seine?

A-ROSA VIVA will spend the night in Caudebec, giving you the freedom to spend a leisurely evening exploring and perhaps enjoying a glass ashore with the locals before returning to the ship.

Days Four and Five

Early this morning, A-ROSA VIVA will leave Caudebec and head back upriver to Rouen. Take a guided tour around the stunning medieval centre of the city, and discover the Place du Vieux-Marche, where Joan of Arc was burnt to death, the ornate one-handed clock-face of the Gros Horloge and the city's stunning Gothic cathedral. A-ROSA VIVA will spend the night and most of the following day here, leaving you plenty of time to explore the city's sights, cafes and bars by night and to see the sun rise above its magnificent skyline.

Day Six

After another night cruising upstream, A-ROSA VIVA arrives in Vernon. Spend the morning strolling streets lined with medieval half-timbered buildings, cafes and colourful shops or take a trip to Monet's gorgeous gardens at Giverny, which lie just a mile or so away on the opposite bank.

After lunch, A-ROSA VIVA will leave Vernon behind to begin the final leg of your cruise back to Paris.

Day Seven

The French capital is a city of romance, sights and hidden secrets. From the art of the Louvre to the history of Versailles, and from the shopping of the Galeries Lafayette to the sophistication of the Cafe de Flore, 'la vie Parisienne' gives every aspect of the city a unique and elegant air.

If this is your first time in the city (and even if it's not) make the most of our included tour of the city's world-famous sights, then explore under your own steam. The fascinating, cafe-lined streets of the Latin Quarter are the perfect place to enjoy a meal or relax with a drink as you watch the world go by.

Day Eight

Say goodbye to all your newfound friends on board as you join your included coach transfer and head back to the to check in for your flight home.

Departure Airport Date Price From
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 27 April 2019 £1639
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 25 May 2019 £1849
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 29 June 2019 £1829
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 20 July 2019 £1849
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 17 August 2019 £1859
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 14 September 2019 £1829
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 19 October 2019 £1469
Birmingham
Birmingham 27 April 2019 £1479
Birmingham
Birmingham 25 May 2019 £1689
Birmingham
Birmingham 29 June 2019 £1679
Birmingham
Birmingham 20 July 2019 £1689
Birmingham
Birmingham 17 August 2019 £1709
Birmingham
Birmingham 14 September 2019 £1679
Birmingham
Birmingham 19 October 2019 £1309
Bristol
Bristol 27 April 2019 £1439
Bristol
Bristol 25 May 2019 £1659
Bristol
Bristol 29 June 2019 £1629
Bristol
Bristol 20 July 2019 £1639
Bristol
Bristol 17 August 2019 £1659
Bristol
Bristol 14 September 2019 £1629
Bristol
Bristol 19 October 2019 £1259
Cardiff
Cardiff 27 April 2019 £1479
Cardiff
Cardiff 25 May 2019 £1689
Cardiff
Cardiff 29 June 2019 £1679
Cardiff
Cardiff 20 July 2019 £1689
Cardiff
Cardiff 17 August 2019 £1709
Cardiff
Cardiff 14 September 2019 £1679
Cardiff
Cardiff 19 October 2019 £1309
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 27 April 2019 £1549
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 25 May 2019 £1769
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 29 June 2019 £1759
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 20 July 2019 £1769
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 17 August 2019 £1789
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 14 September 2019 £1759
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 19 October 2019 £1379
Exeter
Exeter 27 April 2019 £1479
Exeter
Exeter 25 May 2019 £1689
Exeter
Exeter 29 June 2019 £1679
Exeter
Exeter 20 July 2019 £1689
Exeter
Exeter 17 August 2019 £1709
Exeter
Exeter 14 September 2019 £1679
Exeter
Exeter 19 October 2019 £1309
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 27 April 2019 £1429
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 25 May 2019 £1659
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 29 June 2019 £1639
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 20 July 2019 £1649
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 17 August 2019 £1659
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 14 September 2019 £1639
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 19 October 2019 £1259
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 27 April 2019 £1529
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 25 May 2019 £1729
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 29 June 2019 £1709
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 20 July 2019 £1729
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 17 August 2019 £1739
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 14 September 2019 £1709
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 19 October 2019 £1349
London Luton
London Luton 27 April 2019 £1419
London Luton
London Luton 25 May 2019 £1659
London Luton
London Luton 29 June 2019 £1629
London Luton
London Luton 20 July 2019 £1639
London Luton
London Luton 17 August 2019 £1659
London Luton
London Luton 14 September 2019 £1629
London Luton
London Luton 19 October 2019 £1249
Manchester
Manchester 27 April 2019 £1499
Manchester
Manchester 25 May 2019 £1709
Manchester
Manchester 29 June 2019 £1699
Manchester
Manchester 20 July 2019 £1709
Manchester
Manchester 17 August 2019 £1729
Manchester
Manchester 14 September 2019 £1699
Manchester
Manchester 19 October 2019 £1319
Newcastle
Newcastle 27 April 2019 £1499
Newcastle
Newcastle 25 May 2019 £1699
Newcastle
Newcastle 29 June 2019 £1689
Newcastle
Newcastle 20 July 2019 £1699
Newcastle
Newcastle 17 August 2019 £1709
Newcastle
Newcastle 14 September 2019 £1689
Newcastle
Newcastle 19 October 2019 £1319

A-ROSA Viva 

Each of A-ROSA's elegant river cruise vessels has been built specifically for the river upon which it sails, offering spacious, contemporary public areas, light, bright cabins and a casual-yet-stylish cruising experience.

Further Information

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Optional shore excursions

Optional excursions are available on all cruises. If the number of bookings needed to operate any excursion is not reached, the excursion may be cancelled.

Tipping

Tipping is not compulsory, but from experience we know that many passengers like to leave gratuities for the crew. At the end of the cruise you will find a tip box for the entire crew at the reception and the suggested amount is five Euros per guest per day. Of course, you are free to tip individual crew members at any time, should you wish.

Disabled guests and guests in need of assistance

All ships have stairs, are not equipped with lifts, and may not be suitable for passengers with restricted mobility.

Dress code

The dress code on board and ashore is comfortable and casual; we recommend that you bring sturdy footwear for excursions. For the restaurant we recommend smart casual dress. Please remember to bring warmer clothes for evenings out on deck.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is provided free of charge in accordance with A-ROSA's conditions of use. You can request a login and password from reception. Internet reception is limited and will vary from location to location.

Luggage

Where possible, we recommend non-rigid suitcases as these are easier to store within your cabin.

Pool

A heated pool can be found on the sun deck of the following ships: A-ROSA DONNA, FLORA, SILVA and STELLA.

Whirlpool

A heated Whirlpool can be found on the following ships: A-ROSA AQUA, and VIVA.

Cabin facilities

In your cabin you will find a safe installed in the wardrobe, a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, insect screens and pool towels. The power supply in your cabin is 220 V/50 Hz. All sockets are European two-pin, meaning you will need to bring an adapter.

Air-conditioning

All A-ROSA vessels are air-conditioned throughout, with individual climate control in each cabin.

Drinking water

The water on board is potable and bottled water is provided in your cabin.

Itinerary changes

On rare occasions, the Captain may need to alter the Cruise Itinerary. If this happens, the Cruise Manager will keep passengers informed.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.