Best River Cruise Deal of 2016
Get the Deal of a lifetime on our Grand France River Cruise
At CruiseExperts.com we work hard all year long to bring you the best cruise deals. Every so often we find a deal of a lifetime that just can’t be passed up, and this is one of those deals! If a river cruise deal to France is the cruise of your dreams, act fast! We have secured a savings of $8,000 per couple on a European river cruise this spring that’s guaranteed to go quick!
- All-inclusive 17 day river cruise from Cote d’Azur to Normandy/Paris!
- April 17th to May 3rd, 2016
- Exclusive pricing at only $4,999 per person
- FREE AIR from most major gateway cities including transfers
- FREE upgrades to a French Balcony or an upgrade to the top deck for only $149 per person
- FREE guided shore excursions in EVERY port stop
- All meals included and complimentary regional wines and beer at dinner
This incredible river cruise deal vacation showcases France’s finest. You will have a chance to enjoy rich scenery, history, and culture while sailing on beautiful rivers. The best part, almost everything you can possibly imagine is included at this low price! Extras include additional air if traveling from a secondary gateway cities, government taxes and fees which equal to $294 per person, gratuities while aboard, and trip insurance, which is optional.
The itinerary for this amazing grand France river cruise takes you to some of the most sought after locations in Europe! Not only is there plenty of time to explore but you will be able to partake in shore excursions that most people only dream about! Your port stops along the way include:
Arles: The capital of Provence, where you can participate in a guided tour of the city, which includes a trip to the Roman Amphitheatre and the church of St. Trophine.
Avignon: Avignon is known as the city of history and theatre. Here your guide will take you to visit the Palace of Popes, the largest gothic fortress in the world!
Vivers: In Vivers you will have the opportunity to see the Romanesque Cathedral and your local guide will show you the many beautiful wonders this old town has to offer.
Tournon/Tain l’Hermitage-Vienne: Before your arrival in Vienne, you will have a chance to visit Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage. Here you will get to join your guide in a through one of France’s most ancient medieval cities. Later in the day you will be in Vienne where you will have the opportunity to explore a Roman Theater, and the Augustus and Livia Temple.
Lyon: The city of Lyon is one of France’s greatest treasures. Being it was founded by the Romans in 43 BC and is France’s third largest city, you will have plenty of sights to see. You will once again be able to participate in a day of exploration with a local guide who will take you on a fascinating journey through the city of Lyon!
Chalon-sur-Saone-Beaune: Once you port in Chalon-sur-Saone, you will head by motorcoach to the town of Beaune, Burgundy’s wine capital, where you will visit the Hotel-Dieu charity hospital. The hospital is now home to Van der Weyden’s painting of The Last Judgment, a highlight all of its own!
Vernon-Les Andelys: Once in Vernon you can choose which guided tour best suits you; visit Giverny, the home of Claude Monet, or tour the beautiful Bizy Castle. Later in the day you will head to Les Andelys where you can see the Parish Church of Le Grand Andely and Chateau Gaillard a medieval castle.
Caudebec: In Caudebec you once again be able to choose between two excursion options; a guide through the Normandy Abbeys Route or the Thatched Cottage Route. Both excursions give you the chance to see some of Caudebec’s beautiful architecture and history. In the evening you can also join in on a optional excursion to the coastal town of Honfleur. Your second day in Caudebec you can enjoy the historical Normandy Landing Beaches or partake in the Taste of Normandy tour which takes you through Normandy’s agricultural region.
Rouen: This medieval town is known for its connection to Joan of Arc. Here you will get a chance to see the infamous Gros Horloge, an astronomical clock erected in the 16th century. You will also have the opportunity to visit a glorious gothic cathedral, which was once the tallest building in the world.
Conflans: In Conflans you can pick between guided excursions to Auvers-Sur-Oise, Vincent Van Gogh’s home town or visit Chateau De Malmaison, Napoleon and Josephine’s estate.
Paris: Of course, this European cruise wouldn’t complete without a tour through the city of lights! Here you will see the Notre Dame Cathedral, louvre museum, Eiffel Tower, and so much more.
These are just some of the locations and excursions this amazing river cruise deal will offer. If you are interested in learning more about this cruise call one of our travel advisors at 1-888-804-CRUISE(2784).
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