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Scenic River Seine Cruise from Paris to Normandy

Scenic River Seine Cruise from Paris to Normandy

Cruise on the Seine visiting en route to Rouen, Caudebec-En-Caux, Les Andelys, Vernon and of course, Paris

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Enjoy a fantastic cruise aboard the A-ROSA VIVA meandering through history, art, gardens and beautiful landscapes on a fabulous Premium All Inclusive package. The relaxing cruise along the River Seine into Normandy visits to charming towns and cities ending with a full day of personal sightseeing in the wonderful city of Paris with an included walking tour of Les Andelys.



The A-ROSA VIVA offers the ultimate in comfort and luxury for guests to take in the passing scenery.  There are 99 outside cabins with a maximum of 202 passengers on four decks. The A-ROSA VIVA is an international ship with an international Cruise Director and all announcements in English and German.

• Spacious sun deck with recliners and awnings • Reception area • Restaurant • Outdoor restaurant • Free Wi-Fi • Bar • Lounge • Wine bar / day Lounge • Shop • Heated outdoor whirlpool • Putting green • Gym • Spa relaxation area • Fully air conditioned • Cabins have queen sized beds with a fixed frame that can be made into twins on the same bed frame with 2 separate mattresses, shower and toilet • For more details, please speak to one of our Travel Advisors • Upgraded cabins on request



Day 1

Following our Channel crossing to Calais we complete the journey Paris where we embark the A-ROSA VIVA our home for the next 7 nights. We depart this evening and sail through the night. (D)

Day 2

Most of today is spent cruising along the River Seine until in mid afternoon we arrive in Normandy's capital Rouen which lies 75 miles from the Seine estuary. The rest of the day here is spent at leisure and we remain moored here overnight. Perhaps take a visit to the city's impressive Botanical Gardens or Museum of Fine Art. (B,D)

Day 3

Enjoy a full day to explore Rouen at leisure. Its Old Town is a delightful maze of narrow cobblestone streets, lined with find half-timbered houses and wonderful gothic churches including the magnificent Cathedrale Notre Dame. Rouen's Place du Vieux-Marche is famous as the site where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in 1431. This evening we start cruising the River Seine once more, travelling to the Seine estuary. (B,L,D)

Day 4

Discover the tranquil little town of Caudebec-en-Caux which is located in the heart of Normandy, not too far from Rouen. It is a wonderful place to experience the typical French lifestyle first hand while avoiding the hustle and bustle of the city. Perhaps take an optional excursion to the Normandy Coast, Honfleur and Deauville where you will also visit a Calvados Distillery and enjoy some tastings. (B,L,D)

Day 5

This morning we arrive in the pleasant little town of Les Andelys which occupies an idyllic spot on the banks of the Seine with its striking castle built but Richard the Lionheart in 1198. Enjoy an included walking tour in Les Andelys with an expert local guide . We set sail once again arriving in Vernon by mid afternoon. Close by is Claude Monet's house and garden in the pretty village of Giverny which you may choose to visit on an optional excursion (cost not included). (B, L, D)

Day 6

Enjoy a relaxing day making most of the fantastic facilities on board the ship as we make our way along the River Seine back to Paris where we arrive by early evening and remain until we disembark the ship on day 8. (B,L,D)

Day 7

Enjoy a day at leisure in Paris for sightseeing as the city is within easy reach of our mooring point. Why not visit its most famous landmark, the Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur or the Louvre Museum or simply take in the sights as you stroll along the charming boulevards. A range of optional tours are also available. (B,L,D)

Day 8

After disembarking we travel to Calais for the return sea crossing and complete the journey home. (B)

  • Executive coach travel

  • Short sea ferry  crossings

  • 7 nights full board plus accommodation aboard the A-ROSA VIVA (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner – live cooking, snacks and afternoon tea)

  • Gourmet buffet dinner or served dining in the evenings

  • Welcome and farewell dinners

  • Included drinks (tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer, wine spirits and cocktails throughout the day and evening from 10am – midnight) – brands as advertised on arrival

  • FREE room service

  • Use of the Spa, sauna & fitness facilities

  • 15% off Spa treatments

  • FREE Wi-Fi on board

  • FREE use of on-board bikes

  • All on board activities and entertainment

  • Bathrobe, toiletries & mineral water in the cabin

  • Porterage from coach to cabin

  • Explore the city of Rouen, the capital of Normandy

  • Discover the tranquil little town of Caudebec-en-Caux

  • Optional visit to Honfleur and Deauville

  • Visit the pleasant little town of Les Andelys and enjoy an included walking tour and speciality dinner

  • Spend time in Vernon, with an optional visit to Monet’s Garden at Giverny

  • Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Paris

  • Relax on board for a full day as we cruise along the Seine



8th Aug                   


NOTE: These tours cannot be booked online. Please contact us to book your place.


Cabins are not wheelchair friendly. Motorised scooters are not allowed on board. Wheelchairs MUST be prebooked:

Edwards Coach Holidays terms & conditions apply

Please note this cruise is operated by A-ROSA. All sailing times are approximate and can be subject to change. On certain cruises, it may be necessary to sail throughout the night, details of which will be shown on your final itinerary where applicable. Cruise ports of call are generally situated in central locations of the cities or resorts that we are visiting. However, we cannot guarantee that the resort/city centres are within suitable walking distances from where the ship docks. River cruise routes could be subject to change due to local weather, traffic, flooding, high and low water levels, lock closures, road works and other unforeseen circumstances. A-ROSA and the ship's captain reserve the right to modify the cruising itinerary to ensure the safe navigation of the vessel.

Supplements reflect the deck position and not the size of the cabin.

Cancellation charges differ from Edwards Coaches. Please ask for details.


The on-board currency is Euro. During the trip, use your cabin card as your own credit card. At the end of the journey you can pay your final account in cash, with EC card or with the following credit cards: MasterCard, VISA, American Express. When paying by credit card or EC/Maestro card, you will need your PIN code. Please make sure that you have your personal PIN code with you. The booking of shore excursions will be billed to your cabin account.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
Dyffryn Depot Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Magor Services NP26 3YL Magor Service Coach Park
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
NP20 4AX
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
CF33 6AG
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY

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