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PARIS, FRANCE

Adventures Afloat: Along the Seine River From Normandy to Paris

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Program #21265RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Experience the life and the lands along France’s legendary Seine River. Begin by exploring the architectural, artistic and cultural treasures of Paris, then journey to Normandy to delve into the gripping story of D-Day. Next, embark on a riverboat voyage back to Paris, absorbing the natural beauty that surrounds the Seine and learning about its importance to the French Impressionists.


Highlights

• View the masterpieces of the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay and see Paris’s illuminated landmarks on an after-dark boat excursion.
• Discover the splendor of Monet’s gardens including the famous water lily pond.
• Explore the 7th-century Abbey of Saint Wandrille with one of the resident monks as your host.

Program Notes

The 05/29/14 and 10/01/15 departures operate Paris to Honfleur.

Activity Notes

Extensive walking along unpaved lanes and cobblestone streets, averaging about two miles per day. Some stairs without railings. Standing for up to an hour at a time. Use of Paris Metro on some field trips.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Paris (France), 3 nights; coach to Normandy, embark river cruise vessel, 6 nights (ports of call include Honfleur, Caudebec-en-Caux, Rouen, Giverny); disembark Paris, departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
9 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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4.2
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