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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 on June 6, 1944, from Normandy’s beaches to the liberation of Paris. At charming ports of call local experts discuss life along the Seine River, ranging from medieval history to 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.
• Enjoy the opportunity to spend two nights and two full days in Paris - one is spent on board the vessel and one in a hotel.

Program Notes

Program Notes
Please note that the cruise portion on programs starting on May 6, September 8th, September 29th and October 18th will embark in Honfleur and disembark in Paris. The cruise portion on programs starting on April 5th and September 14th will embark in Paris and disembark in Honfleur.


Activity Notes

Extensive walking along unpaved lanes and cobblestoned streets; some stairs without railings and/or uneven. Participants should be able to stand for at least one hour.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Paris (France), coach to Bayeux, 5 nights; coach to Honfleur, embark vessel, 6 nights (ports of call include Caudebec, Rouen, Giverny); disembark Paris, 1 night; 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
11 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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5
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