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16 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from London to Paris 2023
Britain Sampler with Paris to NormandyStarting from $6,018
River Cruise DescriptionJoin us for an adventure on this guided tour of Britain to sample iconic and inspiringly beautiful locales in England and Scotland. See the classic landmarks in exciting London, including Big Ben, and take an excursion to see the mysterious Stonehenge, and the excavations of the Roman Baths. Your Globus guided vacation in Britain also takes you to Liverpool (home of the Beatles), and Edinburgh, Scotland. Visit York, England, as well as William Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, before concluding your England and Scotland vacation tour in London. Your Britain Sampler vacation segues into a wonderful French river cruise from Paris to Normandy aboard your Avalon Suite Ship®. You'll board a Eurostar train from London to Paris to embark on your Seine River cruise from the "City of Light." You'll first sail to Vernon, where you'll choose between two exciting guided visits-Claude Monet's stunning gardens at Giverny or the remarkable Bizy Castle, known as "Normandy's Versailles." You may choose to go on an excursion to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Point du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery. In Rouen, best known as the site of Joan of Arc's persecution, you'll go on a guided walk through the medieval quarter. From Conflans, join an excursion to the quaint and inspiring town of Auvers-Sur-Oise-the inspiration of famous artists, including Vincent van Gogh-or visit Napoleon and Josephine's Malmaison.On this French river cruise, enjoy wine, cheese, and beautiful scenery along the Seine River. Discover the true heart of Paris on a guided walk through the sites of Paris' rich history, or take a tour showing you the iconic sites of the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and more.
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Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
- Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 LONDON, ENGLANDWelcome to London, Start the Globus part of your vacation. Free time this afternoon.
Day 2 LONDONMorning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, and a visit to St. Paul’s Cathedral. Free time this afternoon.ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in London with a three-course dinner, followed by a private, narrated cruise on the Thames River this evening. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 3 LONDON–STONEHENGE–BATHExplore prehistoric Stonehenge and see the amazing excavations of the Roman Baths. Free time the remainder of the day. Welcome dinner at your hotel.
Day 4 BATH–LUDLOW–LLANGOLLEN, WALES–LIVERPOOL, ENGLANDTravel to the medieval market town of Ludlow and via pretty Llangollen on the river Dee, reach Liverpool, the maritime city.
Day 5 LIVERPOOL–GRASMERE–GRETNA GREEN, SCOTLAND–EDINBURGHStop in Wordsworth’s Grasmere, and then head for Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples.
Day 6 EDINBURGHGuided morning sightseeing introduces you to the “Old Town,” the 200-year old “New Town,” and Edinburgh Castle, which houses Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Free time this afternoon.
Day 7 EDINBURGH–ABBOTSFORD–JEDBURGH–YORK,ENGLANDVisit Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford House and Jedburgh, and in the walled city of York enjoy a walking tour.
Day 8 YORK–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–LONDONHead further south to Stratford-upon-Avon for a visit of Shakespeare’s birthplace and to take pictures of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Then, return to London.
Day 9 LONDON–PARIS, FRANCE (EMBARKATION)Transfer to Paris to board your Avalon Suite Ship®.This evening, enjoy dinner on board.
Day 10 VERNON
Day 11 CAUDEBEC
Day 12 CAUDEBEC. EXCURSION TO NORMANDY
Day 13 ROUEN
Day 14 CONFLANS
Day 15 PARIS
Day 16 PARIS (DISEMBARKATION)Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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