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Canals, Chateaux and Champagne in France

13 day holiday from $6999 per person share twin
Return Economy Class airfares from Auckland
Departs 13 Apr 20
Other dates available

Sale Period

Until 25 Oct 19 by 4pm


13 day holiday from
per person share twinReturn Economy Class airfares from AucklandDeparts 13 Apr 20Other dates available

Canals, Chateaux and Champagne in France

From Paris to Epernay, cruise on the majestic Marne canal lined with cities full of character. Discover charming and timeless Paris and its famous monuments, but also Reims, the City of Art and History, home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Do not miss out on Hautvillers and its beautiful surrounding vineyards. After a night back in Paris, join a three-day tour which will delight you as you the explore France's rich cultural heritage with a guide-interpreter. Tour the Beaches of Normandy after first visiting two Norman towns: Honfleur and Rouen. Continue your journey with a tour of Saint-Malo and Mont Saint-Michel. Finish your trip in the Loire Valley with a visit to Langeais, Chenonceau and Chambord, then transfer back to Paris.

Deal Includes
✔ Return Economy class flights from Auckland
 7 day cruise on the Marne Canal from Paris to Epernay
    • All meals included, drinks included with meals and at the bar

    • Gala dinner and evening with welcome cocktail
    • FREE Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
    • Official welcome from the captain and crew
    • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
    • All port fees
    • Excusions in Paris, Meaux, Chateau Thierry, Reims, Hautvillers
4 nights accommodation in Paris 
3 day guided trip to Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel, Loire Valley Chateaux and Wine Tasting from Paris
    • Porterage service on hotel arrival and departure
    • 2 nights accommodation
    • Entrance tickets 
    • Tour guide
    • Buffet breakfast and evening meal in the hotels except day 2
    • Transportation in air conditioned coach

13 day holiday
From $6999 per person share twin
Economy class flights included from Auckland
Departure dates: 13 April, 27 April, 4 May
Please ask us for other departures and pricing if required

BONUS Includes saving of up to $1900 per couple

Paris Cruise map

Itinerary 2020 – 13 day Holiday in France
Fly Auckland to Paris
Day 1: Paris
You’ve arrived in the city of light, with the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River. Wander through the different neighbourhoods that are their own little villages and discover cute cafes on the sidewalk, boutique shops and amazing architecture

Day 2: Paris
For stunning views over Paris head to Montparnasse Tower, stroll through Le Jardin du Luxembourg, sit on a park bench with a rich, custardy millefeuille to watch a game of boules.

Day 3: Spend the day in Paris before boarding your canal barge at 6pm for your 6 night Paris-Champagne cruise, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew.

Day 4: Set out on an excursion to see the major sites of Paris. Tonight start cruising towards Lagny-sur-Marne.

Day 5: Cruise to Isles-les-Meldeuses and in the afternoon tour the charming town of Meaux. Discover the taste of Brie de Meaux cheese. Join back up with the ship at Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux.

Day 6: Cruise past Champigny and Drachy, through the heart of the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines. In the afternoon arrive in Château-Thierry and set off for an excursion with a falconry show.

Day 7: Sail towards Dormans. In the afternoon do an excursion along the famous Champagne route, start with a guided tour of the village of Hautvillers, continue to a prominent champagne house, with a tasting.

Day 8: This morning sail towards Epernay for an excursion to Reims. Do guided tours of the historic centre and the cathedral. Enjoy a gala dinner tonight.

Day 9: After breakfast disembark and transfer by coach to Paris where you stay tonight.

Day 10: Board your coach at 6.45am for a 3 day guided trip. Today is a guided sightseeing tour of Rouen, Honfleur and the Normandy landing beaches.

Day 11: Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Saint-Malo and the Mont Saint-Michel towns. Stroll through bustling streets and admire incredible sea vistas. Tonight you stay in Angers.

Day 12: Set off for the Loire Valley and tour the well-preserved fortified castle of Chateau de Langeais. Have lunch in Amboise before a guided tour of Chateau de Chenonceau spanning the Cher river. Do a wine tasting in the Cave des Domes in Chenonceaux, then arrive back in Paris at 8pm. Stay the night in Paris.

Day 13: Say your final farewells to Paris before you fly out.

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Terms and Conditions

Sales until 09-25 Oct 19 or until sold out. Price and availability is current as at 07 Oct 19 • Package based on twin share per person. Price is dynamic and subject to change • The advertised price includes the saving of up to $1900 per couple • Space is strictly limited and is subject to availability at time of booking • All passengers are bound by the individual cruise lines terms & conditions • Included airfares are based on non-refundable Economy fares, ground transfers are not included unless specified. Code: CMPUKE0819

Sale Period

Until 25 Oct 19 by 4pm

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