NORMANDY, PARIS & SEINE RIVER CRUISE - NEW!
7 Nights Amadeus Diamond Cruise • WWII Normandy beaches • Optional 2 Nights London Extension

9 Days - Tour Dates: October 4 - 12, 2022 - Guaranteed Departure!
20 Meals Included


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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

From $4699.00 per person, double occupancy

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $200pp - First 1-20 Clients
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Upgrade Offer - Upgrade ONE Cabin Category
SAVE $200-500pp
Book by June 30, 2021
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Single Supplement Savings
The first TWO Singles to Book a C or B Cabin, take 50% off the Single Supplement

Prices include airfare from SAN/LAX. Please call or refer to our catalog for prices from your home city.

Tour Highlights:

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 5 Included Tours/Excursions: Paris City Tour, Full Day Historic Normandy Tour with Omaha Beach, Auvers-sur-Oise Tour with Van Gogh home, Rouen Walking Tour, and Étretat - Normandy Coast & Village
  • Arromanches Museum
  • Stops in Conflans, LeHavre, & Les Andelys
  • Wine/Beer with dinners onboard
  • Included WiFi
  • English Speaking Ship Staff
  • ADD 2 nights London post tour +$950 pp Dbl / + $1,375 Single
  • AFC Cruise Manager
  • Ship Transfers & Baggage at Ship
Valid Passport Required

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Tuesday, 10/4/2022 - To Europe
Home Pick-up and overnight flight to Europe.
Day 2 - Wednesday, 10/5/2022 - Board Ship
Arrive and transfer to the MS Amadeus Diamond for 7 nights. Enjoy a Welcome Drink and Welcome Dinner onboard. - Dinner
Day 3 - Thursday, 10/6/2022 - Conflans                                    
Conflans is only an hour or so from Paris but things move slower in this town. Visit the village of Auvers-sur-Oise, an inspiration to many of the famous Impressionist masters including Cezanne, Pissarro, and Daubigny. The most famous of these artists is Vincent van Gogh, whose final resting place is located here and where he was inspired to create nearly 80 canvases. See Auberge Ravoux, where Van Gogh lived. Experience a multimedia museum journey at the Chateau D’Auvers featuring over 500 paintings with sound effects and music. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4 - Friday, 10/7/2022 - Rouen
Enjoy a Rouen Walking Tour including a visit to the magnificent cathedral that inspired Claude Monet, and the modern Church of Joan of Arc with its fantastic 16th-c. stained-glass windows. Rouen is known as Museum Town for its many museums, and features a cobblestoned pedestrian center with medieval half-timbered houses. The afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5 - Saturday, 10/8/2022 - Le Havre
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and important port, Le Havre sits where the Seine River meets the English Channel. The harbor was destroyed in World War II and was rebuilt. Enjoy a Etretat Tour to walk the famous Normandy coastline featuring cliff-top paths for views of steep chalk rocks with impressive needlelike formations, which have inspired many well-known artists. Your afternoon is at leisure or choose the Optional to Honfleur. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Sunday, 10/9/2022 - Caudebec-en-Caux
Discover Normandy on this full day tour. Visit Pointe du Hoc, site where the US Army climbed 100 foot cliffs. Stop at Omaha Beach, the most famous of the five code named beaches. Visit Colleville Sur Mer, an American Cemetery where over 9,000 American troops are laid to rest. Enjoy an included lunch before the Arromanches Museum, site of an Allied operations artificial harbor where staggeringly large concrete blocks remain. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Monday, 10/10/2022 - Les Andelys              
Stop in the quaint little town of Les Andelys in the shadow of Chateau Gaillard, the one time home to Richard the Lionheart. Today is the perfect day to relax to the passing Seine scenery and enjoy the ship amenities. If you wish, an optional will be available to visit Chateau Gaillard and nearby Giverny, home to Impressionist Claude Monet. Tonight enjoy your Gala Farewell Dinner onboard. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Tuesday, 10/11/2022 - Paris  
Enjoy a Paris City Tour to see the beloved landmarks that line the Seine including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. Also see the majestic Arc de Triomphe and ride along the Champs-Élysées. Your afternoon is at leisure in Paris or choose the Optional Excursion: a Montmarte walking tour. Tonight is your Final Dinner onboard. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Wednesday, 10/12/2022 - Fly Home / Optional London Extension
Transfer to the airport and return home to the USA.

Or, embark on your London Extension
Board the Eurostar Train to London (2.5 hrs). Embark on a London city tour upon arrival to see Kensington Palace, the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace. - Breakfast
Day 10 - Thursday, 10/13/2022 - Optional Extension: London Free Day 
Today is at leisure in London. - Breakfast
Day 11 - Friday, 10/14/2022 - Optional London Extension: Fly Home            
Transfer to the airport and fly home today. - Breakfast - In-Flight Meal

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED ACCOMMODATIONS:
  • Ship (7) - MS Amadeus Diamond
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy (or Single, as noted)
Round Trip Air included from LAX / SAN / SFO / DFW / IAH

Cat E   Haydn     $4,699 pp Double
Cat D   Haydn     $4,999 pp Double
Cat C   Strauss   $5,499 pp Double
Cat B   Strauss   $5,699 pp Double
Cat A   Mozart     $5,899 pp Double
Suite    Mozart     $6,299 pp Double

Single Cabins:
E & D - ADD $1,300             
C & B - ADD $1,600   (First TWO Singles to Book E or D, take 50% off) 
A - ADD $1,900
Suite - ADD $2,300

+ $100 pp Air Add-On: SAT / AUS / ABQ / PHX / LAS
+ $200 pp Air Add-On: SNA / SJC / OAK / SMF
+ $300 pp Air Add-On: ONT / PSP


The Ship - MS Amadeus Diamond
The 144-passenger MS Amadeus Diamond has been a highlight of the fleet since 2009, and will be the new jewel of the French waterways after its complete renovation for 2019. The extensive Restaurant and the Panorama Bar offer divine views of the passing riverscapes. The 60-staterooms & 12-suites are bright, modern and provide a wonderful private space to enjoy your river cruise. The attentive English speaking onboard staff will see to your comfort. This Diamond charter features inclusive sightseeing excursions balanced with choice to simply relax onboard, get a spa treatment or add sightseeing with optional excursions.

Staterooms - 162 sf    Window
Staterooms feature 2 twin beds that can be separated or put together, flat screen TV, hair dryer, private bath with shower, closet, phone, desk, chair & safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors with French Balcony on Mozart & Strauss Decks.  Fixed window on Haydn Deck.

Suite - 237 sq ft
Suites are on the Mozart Deck & feature floor to ceiling sliding glass doors with French Balcony, 2 twin beds that can be separated or put together, flat screen TV, hair dryer, private bath with shower & bathtub, phone, closet, desk, chair, safe & mini bar.

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