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Welcome to France! Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding.
Flights into Paris must arrive by 2:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.
Your day is free to explore the world’s most romantic city before starting your cruise on the Seine. Get acquainted with the City of Light today with some shopping, strolling, or with a croissant and café au lait to watch the world go by amid the Parisian cityscape.
Evening/overnight cruise to Vernon. Meals included: Dinner
Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.
This afternoon, enjoy a beautiful cruise to the picturesque town of Les Andelys.
Evening/Overnight cruise to Caudebec. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Serenity on the Seine’s Most Beautiful Riverbends.
Evening/Overnight cruise to Caudebec. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
This afternoon, you may choose a Guided Optional Excursion to the old seaside town of Honfleur.
Overnight docking in Caudebec. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Later, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship.
Evening cruise to Rouen. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy onboard entertainment before setting sail this evening.
Evening/overnight cruise to Conflans. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Perhaps, join a Guided Optional Excursion tour of the Palace of Versailles—home to a succession of French kings.
Evening cruise to Paris. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Stroll through Paris on your own, or linger over wine in a literary café on the Left Bank.
Overnight docking in Paris. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Take a High-Speed Train from Paris to Dijon, to drive on to Beaune.
This afternoon, travel to St. Jean de Losne to board your Suite Ship.
Overnight cruise to Macon. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Enjoy leisurely cruising en route to Mâcon this morning along the majestic Saône River. Consider a Guided Optional Excursion to a Chardonnay wine cellar, or to the Castle of Cormatin.
Overnight docking in Trevoux. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sail for lovely Lyon this morning.
Live entertainment after dinner.
Overnight docking in Lyon. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The rest of your day is free to explore, relax, or shop in France’s third largest city. Take a bike from the ship and explore local produce markets and parks, or take a leisurely tour of the city’s more than 100 murals. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.
Evening cruise to Tournon. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy a leisurely sail to Viviers after lunch.
Later, enjoy live entertainment onboard.
Evening/overnight cruise to Avignon. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Guided Optional Excursions include a visit to the ancient Roman aqueduct of Pont du Gard, or a trip to the famed wine cellars of Châteauneuf-du-Pape for a true taste of the Rhône wine region.
Explore Avignon on your own for the city’s art and culture, theatre, and museums. Be sure to snap photos of the captivating countryside, historic monuments, and the medieval Pont Saint-Bénézet.
Later, enjoy onboard live entertainment.
Evening cruise to Arles. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Consider also a Guided Optional Excursion to the Carrières de Lumières (Cathedral of Images) for a truly unique experience of art, sound, and light in the old quarries of Val d’Enfer.
Take advantage of any free time with a stop in Le Café Van Gogh for a glass of wine to relax and watch the world go by.
Evening cruise to Port-Saint-Louis. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. Meals included: Breakfast
Flights should not leave Marseille airport before 10 am.
This cruise is also available from Port-Saint-Louis to Paris
In the event that a high-speed train is unavailable due to operational or technical reasons, the route will be altered or operated by motorcoach. Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
Prices shown exclude flights and transfers, call Avalon to add flights
Avalon brochure price in black from £4232
Travel 55 discount price in red from £3936
Telephone Avalon on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55
|Cruise from Paris to Port-Saint-Louis : tour code WPL - cruise price without flights and transfers|
|Dates||Royal Suite||Panorama Suite||Delux Stateroom|
|June 22 2021
|August 31 2021
|September 14 2021
|March 29 2022
|April 12 2022
|May 10 2022
|June 21 2022
|August 2 2022
|August 16 2022
|September 13 2022
|September 27 2022
Prices include daily excursions, full-board dining and gratuities but exclude flights. Book your flights with us and we'll also include overseas transfers and ATOL protection. All holidays subject to Avalon Waterways Holidays Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website
On this France river cruise vacation, enjoy wine, cheese, beautiful views, and stops in the most charming and historical parts of France. Sail along the Seine River to the picturesque Normandy region. In Vernon, choose between two exciting guided visits—Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or the remarkable Bizy Castle, known as “Normandy’s Versailles.” Go on an excursion to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Point du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery.
In Rouen, go on a guided walk through the medieval quarter and visit the gothic Rouen Cathedral. Before you depart the beautiful Seine River, spend time in Paris—one of the world’s most romantic cities! Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris’ rich history, or take a tour showing you the iconic sites of the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more. Lyon, sitting at the confluence of the Saône and Rhône Rivers, is France’s third-largest city and a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture. The city of Tournon is beautifully nestled among vineyards. You’ll go on a guided walk of this medieval treasure with plenty of Roman ruins and a fascinating 16th-century castle. In historical Avignon, see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes—the largest gothic fortress in the world. Situated on the Rhône River, Arles is famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh and its 1st-century Roman Amphitheater, which hosts plays and concerts to this day.
This stunning 15 day Grand France cruise comes with a 7% discount when you book direct with Avalon Waterways call 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55
Travel 55 in association with Avalon Waterways. To book a luxury cruise call direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Avalon brochure price.
At Avalon, ‘included’ is one of our favourite words. Along with the widest suite views that river cruising has to offer, and the space to soak it up from your window-facing bed, our cruises come with the following:
From the full breakfast of your choice, with Bucks Fizz and a dedicated egg station, to lunch, afternoon snacks, afternoon tea, dinner and late-night supper, you will be fully catered for all day.
At each port of call, a local guide will show you around to give you a first-hand, behind-the-scenes look at each destination.
Complimentary paired wine
You'll enjoy sommelier-selected regional wines at lunch and dinner, or beer if you prefer.
All tips for crew and staff are included, so you don't have to budget extra for tipping or worry about how much to give.
Onboard every one of our Suite Ships you'll find the same exacting standards and attention to detail. They all feature our one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, and beds facing the incredible views. This cruise operates on the following ships.
The Avalon Tapestry II is a true haven on the river with two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform the living space into river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning in your window-facing Comfort Collection bed to enchanting scenery. Onboard amenities and services include complimentary computer use in public areas and free Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment, an elevator, and a spacious Sky Deck with shade system, whirlpool, deck games, and the delightful Sky Bistro for al-fresco lunches of light grill fare. The Avalon Tapestry II weaves a wonderful river cruise experience from ship to shore.
The Avalon Poetry II offers a delightfully intimate cruise setting. Like its sister Suite Ships, the Poetry II features two full The Avalon Poetry II offers a delightfully intimate cruise setting. Like its sister Suite Ships, the Poetry II features two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that create river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. With a spacious 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard. Stretch out at day's end and wake to the world at your feet with Comfort Collection bed that faces the view. It truly is a view with a room! Onboard amenities include an alternative dining option in the Panorama Bistro, complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro. The Avalon Poetry II truly is poetry in motion!
Cruise prices are shown without flights included in case you wish to book them separately, or aren't ready to return home when you disembark! Or we can book your flights for you from most UK airports, with overseas transfers and ATOL protection included. The choice is yours!
Avalon knows there is more than one way to explore new destinations.
In addition to included Active, Discovery, and Classic excursions and activities, they offer Guided Optional Excursions designed to personalize your experience even more. And they are there with plenty of free-time suggestions to help you get the most out of every adventure.