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Paris & the Heart of Normandy

Resort:Paris & the Heart of Normandy
Operator: Viking River Cruises
Destination: France
Price From: £1745.00

Overview

Enjoy Paris & Norman treasures

Explore Giverny and visit the beautiful gardens and charming farmhouse where impressionist painter Claude Monet lived and worked, the setting that inspired many of his masterpieces. Trace the footsteps of Joan of Arc in Rouen. Walk hallowed ground at Normandys American Military Cemetery and World War II beaches. Savor Normandy cuisine, and visit a farm where these delicacies are made. This 8-day cruise along the Seine River celebrates history, art, food, customs and all thingsFranaisin the countrys most dazzling urbane and pastoral settings.

Itinerary

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1

Paris (Le Pecq), France

A gateway to Paris, Le Pecq is a lovely waterfront town of cobblestone streets and charming architecture.

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Paris, France

Long a hub of French culture, cuisine and architectural splendor, Paris is one of the most romantic destinations in the world.

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3

Vernon, France

Vernon’s cobblestone streets are reminiscent of the Middle Ages, and some of the half-timbered houses feature magnificent wooden carvings.

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4

Rouen, France

Founded by the Romans, Rouen is situated amidst the chalk cliffs along the Seine and filled with half-timbered houses and exquisite Gothic architecture.

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5

Normandy Beaches

Normandys legendary D-Day Beaches bear witness to the heroism of the troops who landed here in World War II.

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6

Les Andelys, France

Set along the Seine, this small town is best known for the imposing Chteau Gaillard overlooking the village.

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7

Paris (Le Pecq), France

A gateway to Paris, Le Pecq is a lovely waterfront town of cobblestone streets and charming architecture.

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8

Paris, France

The City of Light, timeless Paris has inspired artists and writers for centuries.