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Adventures Afloat: The Seine: D-Day Beaches to Paris

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Program #12416RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
Trace the events of history’s largest invasion, Operation Overlord, from the beaches of Normandy, where Allied Forces landed on D-Day, to Paris, which was liberated nearly three months later. Plus, at charming ports of call along the Seine, local experts discuss medieval history, modern life and Impressionist art.


Highlights

• Delve into the events of D-Day with experts at Sainte-Mere-Eglise and Utah and Omaha Beaches.
• Explore the historic sites of Paris’s World War II occupation and learn about its final liberation in August 1944.
• Voyage along the Seine in comfort aboard a deluxe two-deck river ship.

Program Notes

Please note that the cruise portion on programs starting on May 1, September 18, and October 18 will embark in Honfleur and disembark in Paris. The cruise portion on programs starting on June 13 and September 4 will embark in Paris and disembark in Honfleur.

Activity Notes

Extensive walking along unpaved lanes and cobblestone streets; some stairs without railings.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Paris, transfer to hotel, 1 night; embark vessel, 6 nights (ports of call include Giverny, Rouen Caudebec-en-Caux); disembark Honfleur, coach to Caen, 5 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

Ratings

4.9
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