Enjoy the stunning surroundings of the Seine Valley aboard the welcoming MS Botticelli. This two deck ship was built in 2004 and offers 75 pleasantly decorated cabins. The large sun deck is ideal for sitting back and enjoying the ever-changing scenery.
Day 1: After an early departure from your local joining point, we head to Folkestone for our Eurotunnel crossing to Calais. We continue to Paris, before boarding our vessel at its mooring point in Paris. Our onboard hostess welcomes us aboard, and we settle into our cabins. A cabaret show follows dinner on board this evening.
Day 2: After breakfast, we will have a panoramic guided visit of Paris by coach where you will discover the famous sights and attractions of this magnificent city. Discover the famous sights and attractions of this magnificent city. Your coach will take you past many famous places including Bercy, the François Mitterrand National Library, Bastille, the Marais, Latin Quarter, St-Germain, the Louvre, the Pyramide, Opera Garnier, Place Vendôme, Concorde, the Champs Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, the Invalides and the Trocadero. After lunch on board, you have the rest of the day free to explore this fascinating capital city at your own pace. Paris has so much to offer and is full to bursting with monuments and museums. We return to our floating hotel where dinner is served, followed by an evening of dancing on board. We sail towards Le Pecq, arriving in the evening where we stop overnight.
Day 3: An early morning, departure towards Paris. We will sail through the Suresnes Lock and pass La Defense. We arrive around 9.00am and departure for the guided visit of Old Montmartre by coach. The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur has a surprising Byzantine style located in the centre of the 19th century village of Montmartre; it has been a favourite subject for artists, sculptors and poets for generations. Montmartre Hill is one of the highest points of the capital, where there is a superb panoramic view of 30 miles around Paris. We return to our boat for lunch on board. You have the afternoon free to explore. Our mooring point is just a few minutes on foot from the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero Gardens, with the Invalids just a little further away. Tonight we have a gala dinner on board and the ‘Paris By Night’ cruise, taking us through the city, which is beautifully illuminated at night.
Day 4: After breakfast on board we disembark around 9.00am and then head back to Calais for our return shuttle crossing and to your local joining point.
Please note: For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, Croisieurope reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.
Upper Deck Supplement: £75pp
Single Cabin Supplement: £115 (main deck only)
Tour Reference: CRU020
MS Botticelli ****
CroisiEurope’s MS Botticelli offers comfortable cabins with a large picture window, air-conditioning and a shower and WC. Satellite TV is available, along with a hairdryer and a safe. A spacious sundeck is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the scenery as is the lounge bar. Facilities: lounge/bar with a dance floor, bar, dining room, large sundeck with deckchairs and a gift shop.
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|Mon 9 Mar, 2020