Cruise Itinerary - Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy

Day 1 Embark in Paris (Saint-Denis), cruise to Les Andelys

Following an en route stop in Amiens, we join the MS A-ROSA VIVA in Paris and sail overnight to Les Andelys.

Day 2 Les Andelys to Caudebec-en-Caux

This morning our cruise brings us to Les Andelys, nestled in a beautiful meander on the River Seine and overlooked by Chateau Gaillard, a mighty fortress built by Richard the Lionheart. Later this evening we continue our cruise to Caudebec-en-Caux.

Day 3 Caudebec-en-Caux

Early morning we reach Caudebec-en-Caux, situated on a loop of the River Seine. The 12th-13th century Maison des Templiers is among the oldest houses in Normandy. We enjoy an included excursion to the Normandy coast where we explore the historic D-Day Landing Beaches with a knowledgeable guide.

Day 4 Caudebec-en-Caux to Rouen

We depart Caudebec-en-Caux this morning with a lunchtime arrival at Rouen. Take an included guided walking tour and stroll around the attractive streets lined with half-timbered houses. The Gros Horloge, set in a Renaissance street arch, is one of the oldest working clocks in Europe. We overnight in Rouen.

Day 5 Rouen to Vernon

Day spent in Rouen. Later this evening we continue to Vernon.

Day 6 Vernon to Paris (Saint-Denis)

Early morning we reach Vernon with time to explore its gothic church, fine arts museum, 12th-century castles and the famous old mill, which straddles two piers of an ancient bridge over the river. Consider joining an optional excursion to nearby Monet’s Garden. This afternoon we continue our cruise back overnight towards Paris.

Day 7 Paris (Saint-Denis)

A day at leisure in Paris. Why not discover the French capital on our optional guided city tour and Montparnasse Tower excursion? See the glamorous Champs Elysees, the spectacular Eiffel Tower, the grandiose Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Art Gallery with its controversial glass pyramid, Notre Dame Cathedral on Ile de la Cite and Montmartre, with the white domes of Sacre Coeur.

Day 8 Disembark in Paris (Saint-Denis)

This morning we disembark the MS A-ROSA VIVA and depart home.

Departure dates & prices 2020 Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy - 5% discount on all dates

Shearings brochure price in Black from £1369

Travel 55 discount price in Red from  £1301

Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + tour code

*The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.

2020 dates & prices : 9 days by coach. Brochure prices from £1369 - Discount prices from £1301
May 6
June 10
September 16

Hol. Code: RGFRPAC
Dep. Code: R

2020 dates & prices : 8 days by air. Brochure prices from £1614 - Discount prices from £1534
May 7 June 11 September 17
Hol. Code: RPFRPAC
2020 dates & prices : 8 days by rail. Brochure prices from £1489 - Discount prices from £1415
June 7
July 11
September 17

Hol. Code: RQFRPAC

Prices are based on Category A cabin, upgrades are available call for details. Air holidays are based on flights with easyJet from Luton, regional departures are available see pages call for details (supplements may apply).

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Shearings Holidays
Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy

Holidays by coach, air, rail 8 or 9 days - 5% discount

2020 prices from only £1301

Take in the Seine’s stunning natural beauty, visiting the ports of Rouen, Caudebec-en-Caux and Vernon. Admire some of France’s most picturesque scenery along the way and explore Paris, the wonderful ‘City of Lights’, with an endless list of sights and attractions.

To book this delightful Paris & the Seine Valley to Normandy cruise holiday with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount. 

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings river cruise will be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

Holiday Highlights

  • Discover Europe’s most romantic city, Paris
  • Explore historic Rouen
  • Take an en route visit to Amiens (by coach only)


What's Included

  • Return travel from the UK by Coach with overnight stay on outbound journey in France including dinner and breakfast; by Air to Paris; or by Rail from London St Pancras
  • 7 nights all inclusive cruise
  • Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • 2 included excursions - Rouen Guided Walking Tour; and Normandy Coast and D-Day Landing Beaches
  • FREE drinks on board including beer, wine, selected spirits, cocktails, soft drinks, water and speciality coffee and teas

Your Ship: The MS A-ROSA Viva

Launched in 2010, the A-Rosa Viva is a sister ship to the A-Rosa Aqua, and just like her sister, she provides a welcome escape from everyday life. She currently sails on the scenic waterways of the Seine, providing the perfect way to experience France in real style.

  • Full-board accommodation throughout your cruise
  • Services of a Shearings cruise manager
  • Expertly-planned optional shore excursions
  • Views from all cabins

Discover more with our optional excursions....

  • Monet’s Garden
  • Panoramic Paris and Montparnasse Tower
  • Illuminated Paris

Book optional excursions on board from only £16
Pre-Book now and save up to 10%

Great deals for group bookings

Take your group on one of Shearings holidays for an unforgettable experience. Take advantage of FREE places on many tours for groups of more than 20, with up to four free places for groups of over 40.

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