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River Cruise - Paris to Normandy

Follow Australia around France, experiencing the charged atmosphere of the games while also seeing some of the most iconic sites of the country and having the opportunity to sample classic French culture and incredible food and wine experiences.

Matches Included:

27 Oct: Paris, Stade de France – Bronze Final
28 Oct: Paris, Stade de France – Final

Tour Dates:
Tuesday 24 October to Tuesday 31 October 2023

Tour Duration:
7 nights/8 days

Tour Start City:
Paris

Tour Conclusion City:
Paris

Tour Highlights

Australia's biggest pool game

The Final at Stade de France

Gala Dinner

Pre-final Gala Dinner

Cruise the Seine

Sail along the River Seine

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Captain’s Welcome Reception

Trip Itinerary

DAY 1: TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER – PARIS (EMBARKATION)

On board welcome reception.

Flights into Paris must arrive by 2:30pm. Must be onboard ship by 5pm Evening/Overnight: Cruise to Les Andelys Port times: Depart Paris 1900

Tour one - Day 2

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER - LES ANDELYS

Choice of excursions Guided Walking Tour of Les Andelys or Guided hike to the castle ruins of Chateau Gaillard

Afternoon/Overnight: Cruise to Caudebec

Port times: Arrive Les Andelys 1000, depart 1300. Arrive Caudebec 2200

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DAY 3: THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER – CAUDEBEC

Choice of excursions Guided tour of Normandy's WWII landing beaches including Omaha beach, Pointe de Hoc monument and American cemetery or;

"A Taste of Normandy" guided tour (see the famous Bayeux Tapestry, visit Beuvron en Auge and taste Calvados at a local distillery or;

Full Day guided tour of the British and Canadian commemorative sites including British cemetery, Pegasus memorial, seaside town of Arromanches

Tonight, enjoy a special Gala Dinner on board the ship Evening/Overnight: Cruise to Conflans

Port times: Depart Caudebec 2000

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DAY 4: FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER - CONFLANS

Choice of excursions Join a Guided visit to home of van Gogh or;
Enjoy a bike ride along the Seine

Coach transfer to and from Paris for the Bronze Final

Overnight: Conflans

Port times: Arrive Conflans 1400

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DAY 5: SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER - PARIS

Morning at leisure onboard as we sail into Paris Free afternoon

Coach transfer for Final
Overnight: Paris

Port times: Depart Conflans 0600, Arrive Paris 1230

Tour 4 - 16

DAY 6: SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER - VERNON

Choice of Guided Tour of Giverny (Monet's residence) or Guided Visit to Bizy Castle (Normandy's Versailles) or a Nordic Walk

Evening/Overnight: Cruise to Vernon

Port times: Depart Paris 0100, Arrive Vernon 1300. Depart Vernon 1900

Tour 4 - 11

DAY 7: MONDAY 30 OCTOBER – LE PECQ

Choice of Guided tour of Chateau de Malmaison (home of Napoleon) or sightseeing of Saint Germain en Laye or Guided Bike Tour

Evening/Overnight: Cruise to Paris

Port times: Arrive Le Pecq 0800, depart 1900. Arrive Paris 2300

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DAY 8: TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER – PARIS (DISEMBARKATION)

Cruise ends this morning after breakfast

Tour one - Day 3

Prices

Retail Price

Deluxe Stateroom E Indigo $9995 AUD $14,445 AUD
Deluxe Stateroom D Indigo $10,395 AUD $15,265 AUD
Panorama Suite B Sapphire $11,795 AUD $17,995 AUD
Panorama Suite A Sapphire $11,795 AUD $17,995 AUD
Panorama Suite P Royal $11,795 AUD $17,995 AUD
Royal Suite S Royal $13,995 AUD $22,195 AUD

Land Only Retail Price

Deluxe Stateroom E Indigo $7395 AUD $11,855 AUD
Deluxe Stateroom D Indigo $7795 AUD $12,665 AUD
Panorama Suite B Sapphire $9195 AUD $15,395 AUD
Panorama Suite A Sapphire $9195 AUD $15,395 AUD
Panorama Suite P Royal $9195 AUD $15,395 AUD
Royal Suite S Royal $11,395 AUD $19,595 AUD

Ticket Upgrade Options: All Matches

Category 3 $260 AUD
Category 2 $903 AUD
Category 1 $2440 AUD

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Importnt information

  • All river cruise package information is correct at 23 April 2021
  • ^ Compulsory pre-paid airfare taxes are subject to change until full payment has been received and airline tickets have been issued by this office. International airline tickets can only be issued a maximum eleven months prior to departure. Australia to France return taxes are correct as at 07 April 2021, estimated at $400 per person.
  • ^^ Return arrival and departure airport coach transfers are included in all River Cruise programs to and from the city where the first and last night's accommodation is located however flights must be booked through French Attitude 2023. There will be one arrival and departure transfer time available for each tour therefore should your flight not meet these times, you will be required to make your own way to and from the hotel. Should you choose to change your arrival or departure dates or book your own flights to and from France, airport transfers will not be provided as a part of your package.
  • Please note all cruise itineraries and inclusions are subject to change for reasons that may be beyond our control. Should a change to the itinerary and inclusions be required, we will endeavour to provide a replacement of similar standard and price.
  • Minimum and maximum traveller numbers apply to cruise departures. A cruise may be cancelled if the number of travellers is less than the minimum number of travellers required. French Attitude 2023 reserves the right to cancel a cruise due to unforeseen circumstances or not meeting minimum traveller numbers. A full refund or transfer to another guaranteed escorted tour and/or package will be available.