12416
France
The Seine: D-Day Beaches to Paris
Gain a deeper understanding of the significant events of WWII, learning about the beaches of Normandy and historic sites of occupied Paris on expert-led excursions.
Rating (4.87)
Program No. 12416HAA
Length
15 days
Starts at
3,995
Special Offer
Flights start at
495
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Active
Active: 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.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy incredible views of the Seine and the surrounding countryside aboard your comfortable riverboat.
  • 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.

General Notes

The Apr. 10, 2017 date sails on the ms Renoir. The May 6 and Sep. 17, 2017 dates sail on the ms Botticelli. The May 25, Jun. 6, Aug. 25, and Sep. 25 dates sail on the ms Seine Princess.
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