From Epernay to Paris, cruise on the majestic Marne canal lined with cities full of character. You will 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.
THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE
- All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
- Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
- Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
- Official welcome from the captain and crew
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees included
- EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
- Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne
- Champagne tasting*
- Château Thierry and a falconry show(1)
- Meaux, with its historic and gastronomic heritage
- Paris, a new and original visit of the capital city
Day 1: Paris - Epernay
Transfer from Paris by coach to join our ship in Epernay. Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.
Day 2: Epernay - Dormans
We'll set off by coach for our excursion to Reims. We'll have a guided tour of the historic center and its cathedral. We'll return on board. The afternoon will be spent sailing to Dormans, reaching it in the evening.
Day 3: Dormans - Château Thierry
Join us for an excursion along the famous Champagne route. We'll set out on a discovery tour of the village of Hautvilliers, birthplace of Champagne. We'll visit a major Champagne house followed by a tasting* of champagne. We'll return on board and cruise to Château Thierry, through the beautiful Marne canal landscapes. We'll reach our destination in the beginning of the evening.
Day 4: Châeau Thierry - Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux
We'll discover the town of Château Thierry and participate in a falconry show with live demonstrations(1). Afterwards, we'll return on board and cruise to Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux, reaching it during the evening.
Day 5: Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux - Meaux - Lagny-Sur-Marne
We'll cruise to Meaux. This afternoon, we'll set out on a guided tour of this charming town, followed by a tasting of the famous Brie de Meaux cheese. We'll return on board in Lagny-sur-Marne.
Day 6: Lagny-Sur-Marne - Paris
Early this morning, we'll start cruising towards Paris. In the afternoon, we'll arrive in Paris and set out for an excursion through the major sites of the capital. Join us on an original walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris, allowing you to travel back through time and history around the Palais Royal. We'll return on board. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.
Day 7: Paris
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - transfer by coach from Paris to Epernay - excursions mentioned in the program - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.
Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.
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