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La Belle France

Follow in the footsteps of famous artists including Van Gogh and Monet and explore the Normandy region of France on this 7-night cruise from Paris on newly refurbished Amadeus Diamond with a superb choice of optional shore excursions

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7 nights from £1359pp

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Explore northern France on this round trip cruise from Paris along the beautiful River Seine.

Embark your luxurious ship Amadeus Diamond in Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world and cruise to Conflans. From here, enjoy an optional visit to the village of Auvers sur Oise where Vincent van Gogh and many of the Impressionists lived.

Explore the ancient city of Rouen, before spending two days in Caudebec en Caux. Choose from a fascinating selection of optional excursions, including a guided tour of Honfleur and a visit to the famous Normandy Beaches.

Visit Chateau Gaillard, the stronghold of Richard the Lionheart, discover Monet’s beautiful house and gardens at Giverny and admire the impressive Palace of Versailles on optional excursions, before heading back to Paris where this cruise comes to an end.

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La Belle France Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Paris (France)

Fly from the UK to Paris and emmbark Amadeus Diamond late afternoon. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on board. The ship sets sail for Conflans during the Welcome Dinner.

Day 2 - Conflans

Join the optional excursion and follow in the footsteps of the Impressionists to the small town of Auvers-sur-Oise, where Vincent van Gogh is buried, before spending time at leisure this afternoon.

Day 3 - Rouen

This morning, enjoy an optional walking tour of Rouen, with highlights including the impressive Gothic cathedral and Le Gros Horloge. Return to the ship for lunch before setting off on an optional excursion along the Abbey Route. Countless churches, castles and abbeys await, including the Benedictine Abbey of Jumieges.

Day 4 - Le Havre

This morning, the ship docks at Le Havre. Today's excursions allow you to admire Normandy's wonderful scenery. This morning, take the optional tour to the Alabaster Coast and enjoy a walk along the clifftop paths of Etretat. This afternoon, take the opportunity to visit Honfleur on an optional excursion. The town is a jewel on the Cote Fleurie. Return to the ship for dinner.

Day 5 - Le Havre - Caudebec en Caux

There is an optional full-day excursion to the Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings. Visit the battlegrounds at Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach and the American military cemetery in Colleville. Rejoin the ship in Caudebec en Caux. This evening, return to the ship and cruise upstream back towards Paris.

Day 6 - Les Andelys – Vernon

2020: Disembark for an optional tour of Chateau Gaillard, the stronghold of Richard the Lionheart and Monet’s House and Gardens at Giverny, before rejoining the ship in Vernon. Captain's Gala Dinner this evening. 2021: Moor in the town of Les Andelys in the shadow of Chateau Gaillard. relax here or take the optional tour to Giverny to visit Monet's House and Garden. Alternatively, take the optional visit to Chateau de Malmaison.

Day 7 - Paris

This morning, arrive in Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world. Perhaps take the optional tour of the city with highlights including the Notre Dame Cathedral and Eiffel Tower. This afternoon, take the optional tour to the artists' district of Montmartre or the optional excursion to the magnificent Palace of Versailles, one of Europe's largest palaces (2020 only).

Day 8 - Paris - UK

Disembark Amadeus Diamond after breakfast and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Please note: the 29 Apr 2020 departure has a slightly different itinerary, please contact us for more details.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, draft beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Tea and coffee available all day
  • Complimentary bottled water in cabin replenished daily
  • Complimentary WiFi on board
  • Wireless AMADEUS Audio System for all excursions
  • Cocktail reception, welcome dinner and gala dinner
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • Port taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Excursions
  • Travel insurance

Additional Information

  • Optional excursions:
  • Auvers sur Oise - 2020: £81pp 2021: £81pp
  • Rouen City Walk - 2020: £15pp 2021: £16pp
  • Abbey Route excursion - 2020: £53pp
  • Etretat - 2020: £41pp 2021: £43pp
  • Honfleur - 2020: £41pp 2021: £43pp
  • Fascinating Normandy - 2020: £142pp 2021: £144pp
  • Chateau Gaillard and Giverny - 2020: £63pp 2021: £66pp
  • Versailles - 2020: £82pp
  • Paris City Tour - 2020: £41pp 2021: £43pp
  • Montmartre district - 2020: £41pp 2021: £44pp (only bookable in advance)
  • Save 15% with excursion packages - from £221pp

Save 15% on 2021 departures! Prices shown include discount. Book by 30 Nov 2020

Save up to 30% on selected Sept and Oct 2020 departures! Prices shown include discounts

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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
    • Oct 7th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1486
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2069 Brochure Price from: £2339 Brochure Price from: £2639 Brochure Price from: £2829 Brochure Price from: £3319 Brochure Price from: £3499
      Blue Water Price from: £1486 Blue Water Price from: £1662 Blue Water Price from: £1855 Blue Water Price from: £1978 Blue Water Price from: £2299 Blue Water Price from: £2411
    • Oct 28th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1379
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1379 Blue Water Price from: £1619 Blue Water Price from: £1919 Blue Water Price from: £2099 Blue Water Price from: £2299 Blue Water Price from: £2739

2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 31st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1359
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1359 Blue Water Price from: £1549 Blue Water Price from: £1819 Blue Water Price from: £1969 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2499
  • April
    • Apr 14th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1409
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1409 Blue Water Price from: £1599 Blue Water Price from: £1889 Blue Water Price from: £2039 Blue Water Price from: £2279 Blue Water Price from: £2589
    • Apr 21st - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1589
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1589 Blue Water Price from: £1809 Blue Water Price from: £2159 Blue Water Price from: £2339 Blue Water Price from: £2619 Blue Water Price from: £2999
  • May
    • May 19th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1959
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1959 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2489 Blue Water Price from: £2659 Blue Water Price from: £3099 Blue Water Price from: £3319
  • June
    • Jun 2nd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1959
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1959 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2489 Blue Water Price from: £2659 Blue Water Price from: £3099 Blue Water Price from: £3319
    • Jun 16th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1959
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1959 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2489 Blue Water Price from: £2659 Blue Water Price from: £3099 Blue Water Price from: £3319
  • July
    • Jul 14th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1879
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1879 Blue Water Price from: £2109 Blue Water Price from: £2389 Blue Water Price from: £2549 Blue Water Price from: £2969 Blue Water Price from: £3179
  • August
    • Aug 11th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1879
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1879 Blue Water Price from: £2109 Blue Water Price from: £2389 Blue Water Price from: £2549 Blue Water Price from: £2969 Blue Water Price from: £3179
    • Aug 25th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1959
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1959 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2489 Blue Water Price from: £2659 Blue Water Price from: £3099 Blue Water Price from: £3319
  • September
    • Sep 8th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1959
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1959 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2489 Blue Water Price from: £2659 Blue Water Price from: £3099 Blue Water Price from: £3319
    • Sep 15th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1959
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1959 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2489 Blue Water Price from: £2659 Blue Water Price from: £3099 Blue Water Price from: £3319
  • October
    • Oct 13th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Amadeus Diamond From: £1879
      C-4 Window Cabin C-1 Window Cabin B-4 French Balcony B-1 French Balcony A-1 French Balcony Amadeus Suite French Balcony
      Blue Water Price from: £1879 Blue Water Price from: £2109 Blue Water Price from: £2389 Blue Water Price from: £2549 Blue Water Price from: £2969 Blue Water Price from: £3179

Price Information

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