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Adventures Afloat: Art and Artisans of France: A Voyage along the Loing and Seine Rivers

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Program #20200RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jun 14, 2014
12:30 PM - group meets at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
You will be staying at the Fleur that night.
Location: Montargis
Transportation to site: If you cannot make the 12:30 PM meeting time, take a train to Montargis. Direct trains run from Paris Gare de Bercy to Montargis between three and four times a day; approximate travel time is one hour. Train fare will cost about €20. Upon arrival in Montargis take a taxi to the barge (the Fleur), which is moored in front of the Police Office on rue du Port. The barge can only be boarded after 3:00 PM. If you arrive in town before this time, you are welcome to leave your luggage on board and then return to the barge after 3:00 PM. If you are departing the U.S. prior to the group departure and plan to connect with the group at the airport on the day the program commences, be sure to be at the meeting point at the time indicated. If you plan to meet the group at the barge, please notify our office prior to your departure: (860) 767-7005 or info@internationalbicycletours.com.

End of Program
Jun 21, 2014
Early morning group transfer to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
You will be staying at the Fleur the night before.
Location: Paris
Nearest airport: Charles de Gaulle
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the barge in Paris to Charles de Gaulle Airport; approximate travel time is 35 minutes. Taxi will cost about €60. You may also take the Métro and RER to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (€1.70). Take the Métro to Châtelet/Les Halles and transfer to the RER B3 Line (blue) heading towards Charles de Gaulle Airport (€9.75); approximate travel time is 65 minutes. Review schedules and fares online: http://www.ratp.fr/.
Type: Barge

Ship Information: Fleur: Classic deluxe river barge, she measures 127’ long and 17’ wide, the Fleur was put into service in 2002. She offers 10 cabins for a total of 20 participants.

Contact info:
No street address available as
the barge continually moves, NA Belgium
phone: +31 (0) 651552268
Room amenities: Closet/storage, shampoo, shower gel/soap, hairdryer, mirror.

Facility amenities: There are two decks: the upper deck has a saloon where meals are taken, a spacious sitting area, and a bar. There is also a sundeck. All cabins are on the lower deck with air-conditioning and private bathrooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Type: Barge

Ship Information: Fleur: Classic deluxe river barge, she measures 127’ long and 17’ wide, the Fleur was put into service in 2002. She offers 10 cabins for a total of 20 participants.

Contact info:
No street address available as
the barge continually moves, NA Belgium
phone: +31 (0) 651552268
Room amenities: Closet/storage, shampoo, shower gel/soap, hairdryer, mirror.

Facility amenities: There are two decks: the upper deck has a saloon where meals are taken, a spacious sitting area, and a bar. There is also a sundeck. All cabins are on the lower deck with air-conditioning and private bathrooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 7 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 7 dinners
15 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips

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