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New! Paris, the Loire & Seine River Cruise (2018)

Connections European River Cruises: Elegant, boutique cruising on Europe's great rivers

Limited to 24 guests
Days: 13  |  From: $9,995


Stay in a Loire Valley château-turned-hotel; explore Paris from the seat of a vintage Citroën 2CV; see Monet's Giverny and the final resting place of Van Gogh at Auvers-sur-Oise; and ply the Seine River during a seven-night cruise through the north of France, disembarking for Connections-exclusive shore excursions, including a day trip to the D-Day landing sites at Normandy.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise the Seine River through the tranquil French countryside, experiencing 13 days of exclusive Connections sightseeing in your private small-group vehicle, escorted by your own Resident Tour Director
  • Explore Paris from the seat of a vintage Citroën 2CV
  • Experience the authentic Loire Valley with a stay in a magnificent château-turned-hotel
  • See Monet's Giverny and the final resting place of Van Gogh at Auvers-sur-Oise
  • Spend a day exploring the D-Day landing sites at Normandy with a historical expert
  • Enjoy eight thoughtfully planned meals ashore, designed exclusively for Connections guests


Itinerary at a Glance

Paris, the Loire & Seine River Cruise

Day 1: ARRIVE PARIS, FRANCE

Day 2: PARIS / Vintage Motor Tour

Day 3: PARIS/LOIRE VALLEY / Versailles

Day 4: LOIRE VALLEY / River-Spanning Châteaux

Day 5: PARIS / Your Cruise Begins

Day 6: PARIS & AUVERS-SUR-OISE / Discovering Van Gogh

Day 7: ROUEN / Tea at a Patisserie

Day 8: NORMANDY / Sobering History

Day 9: CAUDEBEC-EN-CAUX / Sampling Ciders & Calvados

Day 10: GIVERNY / Monet’s Inspiration

Day 11: PARIS / The “City of Light”

Day 12: PARIS / A Day of Art

Day 13: DEPART PARIS

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