Leading the way in river cruising across Europe, Africa and Asia, the award winning AmaWaterways has an impressive fleet of innovative, custom-designed vessels each with spacious, stylish staterooms, beautiful cuisine and impeccable service, AmaWaterways is truly one of the best ways to travel the rivers of the world. Experience the historic waterways and cities of Europe, the Mekong in Vietnam and Cambodia, the Ayeyarwady in Myanmar, or the Chobe River in southern Africa in absolute comfort and convenience – because of course all you need to do is unpack and settle in, whilst enjoying the wonderful, ever-changing view from your balcony as each destination comes directly to you.
Paris & Normandy 7-night cruise on the Seine River
This European AmaWaterways cruise winds from Paris to Normandy in the comfort of an outside stateroom (most staterooms offer French balconies). Cabins have state of the art entertainment with free high-speed wifi, hit Hollywood movies on demand, English language TV channels and an extensive music library. All meals are included during the cruise, with a choice of multiple dining venues, and with unlimited red and white wines from France’s great wine regions as well as beer and soft drinks with every lunch and dinner on board. This life-enriching cruise experience includes educational tours around Paris and Normandy as well as onboard lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstrations and music performances.
This river cruise itself begins in Paris, the “City of Light”. During the 7 nights there is an opportunity to visit the village of Giverny, where Monet lived and worked for 43 years, as well as Honfleur, a picturesque French harbour town immortalised by generations of artists. Next comes the famous Normandy beaches of WWII or alternatively tour around a selection of towns and villages in rural Normandy. A day is spent in Rouen, the historic capital of Normandy with its Notre Dame Cathedral and square where Joan of Arc was martyred. The journey concludes with a visit to Les Andelys, home of Château Gaillard (a former stronghold of Richard the Lionheart) and a stop at Conflans, and Château Malmaison, former home of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine or travel to Auvers-sur-Oise, a town famous for the Impressionist painters who lived there in the 19th century including Cézanne and Pissarro. Finally, the ship departs for Paris on the last evening before disembarkation the next morning.
Relax with AmaWaterways and let the world come to you.