22719
France
Sailing Along the Seine: Paris & Normandy With Your Family
Learn the stories of Paris and Normandy alongside historians as you explore landmarks, museums, Châteaux and war monuments on an enriching adventure with your family.
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Program No. 22719RJ
Length
14 days
Starts at
4,399
Flights start at
1,100

At a Glance

Share with your family the history of the Allied invasion of Normandy on a voyage of interactive discovery and learning along the Seine, and the magic of Paris. Provide your family with a perspective on World War II and the events of the invasion of Normandy through hands-on experiences and special field trips. In charming ports of call along the river, explore medieval history, modern life and Impressionist art.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Extensive walking on cobblestone and paved streets, some unpaved terrain. Walking and standing in museums; some stairs without railings.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Join experts who introduce you and your grandchild to the City of Light on fascinating discoveries of the world-famous landmarks in the historic heart of Paris.
  • Learn with your grandchild about the Allied invasion of Normandy.
  • Explore Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy’s famous island monastery and site of a succession of monastic establishments for the last 13 centuries.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 9 and up. Triple rooms not available.
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James Higginson
After spending his early years in Africa, James Higginson was educated in the UK and studied French and politics at the University of Essex before training for the theater in London. James has worked extensively in Europe, especially in France as a group leader with theater companies. He is passionate about travel and French culture. James has also traveled extensively in the U.S. and worked with Americans for over twenty years.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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James Higginson
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