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Highlights of Normandy & the Seine

BOOK A LUXURY ALL-INCLUSIVE RIVER CRUISE BEFORE 20 DECEMBER 2018 AND SAVE UP TO £1,000 PP ON EUROPE 2019 CRUISES.
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Highlights of Normandy & The Seine

From £2,345 pp

Let the luxurious Scenic Gem take you on a journey through the highlights of northwestern France. Explore magnificent châteaux, quaint sea side towns, see the sights that have inspired world renowned artists for centuries and experience the emotion of visiting heart warming memorials to those fallen in World War II.

What’s included On Board

  • Complimentary beverages all day, everyday
  • Six Dining venues, from casual to fine dining
  • 85% Balcony Suites, including a Scenic Sun Lounge
  •  Personalised butler service
  • Laundry concierge
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring and on board commentary
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Gym & Wellness area
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Return airport transfers
  • All gratuities
  • Return flight from a selection of upto 14 UK airports
  • Or if you’d prefer not to fly, travel standard Premier class on Eurostar from St Pancras to Paris Gard du Nord.

On Shore

  • Scenic  Enrich – An unforgettable and exclusive event
  • Scenic Freechoice – A Choice of flexible excursions and activites
  • Scenic Sundowners – An exclusive hosted event in a stunning location

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement.

The price includes full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant; morning/afternoon tea and coffee; all visits and excursions as mentioned in the brochure, airport transfers, coach travel as mentioned, travel to and from port of embarkation and the services of a Scenic Travel Tour Manager.

Seine - The cathedral of Rouen in France
Day 1 - Paris

Fly to Paris from one of up to 15 UK airports. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our No-Fly option at no extra cost and travel Standard Premier Class from St Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord?

Dinner

Day 2 - Conflans & Sainte-Honorine

This morning we arrive into the charming medieval town of Conflans, with its distinctive barge houses docked within easy reach of the quaint main square.

This afternoon, enjoy the amenities of your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Perhaps relax on the Sun Deck with a drink in hand and enjoy the scenery as you cruise past charming riverside villages, or take the opportunity to visit the Wellness Centre.

Freechoice
Discover the charms of Auvers-sur-Oise and see Vincent van Gogh’s room, or step inside the magnificent Chantilly Castle for a guided tour of this remarkable château, set amid beautiful parklands.

Day 2 - Conflans & Sainte-Honorine

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Rouen

Freechoice
Enjoy a walking tour of Rouen, the capital of the Normandy region. Take in the famous sites of Joan of Arc and the historic Rouen Cathedral.

Walk the winding medieval laneways and admire the city’s half-timbered houses.

Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour along the Seine River to the beautiful 19th century botanical gardens that boast a number of exotic and rare plants.

This afternoon we set sail to the picturesque coastal village of Honfleur.

Day 3 - Rouen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Honfleu

Freechoice
Walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings, before visiting the Landing Museum at Arromanches. You’ll be struck by the sombre ambience surrounding the 9,387 graves of the Normandy Cemetery.

While there, take a moment to reflect on the momentous impact of that day, as you look out from your hilltop position above Omaha Beach.

Alternatively, take the opportunity to explore Honfleur, with its quaint architecture, relaxed coastal atmosphere and colourful fishing boats bobbing up and down on its waters.

Day 4 - Honfleu

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Honfleur & Caudebec-en-Caux

Freechoice:
Visit Fécamp and its mighty palace. Situated in spectacular surrounds, the city’s natural setting contrasts perfectly with its architectural centrepiece, the Benedictine Palace.

Or travel through picturesque landscapes that were once dotted with over 100 abbeys. Along the way, visit some of the incredible abbeys still standing and in operation.

Sundowners
Surrounded by lush countryside, the estate of Château d’Etelan is the perfect venue for an afternoon aperitif. The château was built in renaissance style and dates back to 1494. Its grand history includes famous guests such as the French writer Voltaire and several members of the French royal family.

Day 5 - Honfleur & Caudebec-en-Caux

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Vernon

In a region rich in visual treasures, it’s easy to understand why this part of France inspired paintings by many of history’s most famous artists.

Freechoice
Visit Giverny and Monet’s former residence and gardens. Admire the beauty of the landscape as you walk the paths exploding with colour and life. Or, if you’re feeling more adventurous, you can explore by bike, with a self-guided cycling tour.

Enrich
Built into a steep rock face overlooking the mighty Seine River and the small village bearing the same name, Château de La Roche Guyon is a sight to behold. The château dates back to medieval times and you’ll experience the opulence and grandeur of yesteryear as you enjoy a live classical concert.

Day 6 - Vernon

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Paris

Choose to spend time exploring France’s most celebrated city or embark on a discovery beyond the city limits.

Featured in the James Bond movie Moonraker, the Palace of Vicomte has been leaving visitors in awe of its magnificence for centuries. With remarkable attractions at every turn, you’ll have a chance to explore Paris at leisure this afternoon.

Freechoice
Shop with a Chef when you visit one of Paris’ local food markets and enjoy exquisite tastings, or walk the city with a resident expert and hear tales that only the locals know. Alternatively, you may wish to explore beyond Paris and tour the 17th century estate of Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, Louis XIV’s inspiration for the Palace of Versailles.

Day 7 - Paris
Day 8 - Paris - UK

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to Paris airport for your return journey home. Travel to one of 15 UK airports or in Standard Premier from Paris Gare du Nord aboard Eurostar to St. Pancras International.

Breakfast

Scenic-Gem,-Les-Andelys

Sailing the beautiful waterways of France and has features such as two new one-bedroom Royal Owner’s Suites.  With a capacity of just 129 guests in 64 suites and with 44 crew, the Scenic Diamond accommodates excellent levels of service.

Depending on the class of suite or stateroom you opt for, you’ll enjoy a wealth of luxurious features, including Scenic Sun Lounges, 32-inch HD TVs and a state-of-the-art bathroom complete with revolutionary massage shower and wet room.  All balcony suites feature Scenic’s exclusive ‘Sun Lounge’ system which transforms your balcony into an all-weather conservatory style space.

From the Panorama Lounge Bar and the spacious Sun Deck with vitality pool, to the well appointed fitness and wellness suite, you’ll enjoy luxury wherever you stray aboard this elegant river cruise ship.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Riverview Terrace
  • Sun Deck
  • Walking Track
  • Portobellos Restaurant
  • River Cafe
  • Table La Rive Private Dining (Diamond deck guests only)
  • Lounge & Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Lift
  • Complimentary use of E-bikes
  • Complimentary Wi-fi
  • Gym and Wellness Area
  • Fitness Centre
  • Complimentary Nordic walking sticks

Accommodation & Amenities

64 elegantly appointed Staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-455 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 2 Royal Owners Suites, situated at the middle of the ship at 455 sq ft² in size with separate bedroom and living area.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

All Suites feature added enhancements such as a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

Offering a roster of distinct dining venues, including L’Amour Dining, Riverview Terrace, Portobellos, Table La Rive and the Panorama Lounge Bar, guests will be spoilt for choice when choosing where to dine aboard a Scenic space ship. Couple this with the option to take breakfast, lunch or dinner from the privacy of your suite, and your dining preferences will be all perfectly accommodated aboard this majestic Space-Ship.

Scenic offer levels of service which are differentiated by the level of stateroom or suite booked.  Please see the individual room type description for details.

Royal Suites

455 ft² – Royal Owner’s Suite Diamond (Upper) Deck

305 ft² – Royal Panorama Suite Diamond (Upper) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with upgraded bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO ROYAL SUITE GUESTS: unlimited complimentary laundry service, daily delivery of afternoon canapes, complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml), morning delivery of newspapers, in-suite beverage and meal service, packing and unpacking of suitcases, 200 Euros on board credit, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive, priority dining reservations.

Scenic Sapphire Royal Owners Suite

Deluxe Balcony Suites

225 ft² – Sapphire (Middle) Deck & Diamond (Upper) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO DIAMOND DECK SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Balcony Suites

Balcony Suite – 205 ft² Diamond (Upper) and Sapphire (Middle) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO DIAMOND DECK SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Standard Suites

160 ft² Jewel (Lower) Deck

  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

Why Choose This Cruise?

Scenic sit at the top of the luxury river cruise market.  A luxurious mix of contemporary, luxurious ships with top level touring and inclusions which add up to a relaxing, high level river cruise holiday.

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Apr 21Scenic DiamondBordeaux£1845SAVE £850Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£1845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£2495  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£2740  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£3940  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4040  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside BalconySold  
May 18Scenic DiamondBordeaux£3095Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3095  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3745  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£4690  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3990  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£5290  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside Balcony£5490  
Jun 4Scenic DiamondBordeaux£3195Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3195  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3845  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£4790  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4090  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£5290  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£5390  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside Balcony£5590  
Jul 31Scenic DiamondBordeaux£2495SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£2495  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3145  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£4090  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3390  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£4590  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Aug 27Scenic DiamondBordeaux£3195Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3195  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3845  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside Balcony£4790  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4090  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£5390  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside Balcony£5590  
Oct 3Scenic DiamondBordeaux£2320Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£2320  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3845  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4140  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£5490  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside Balcony£5890  


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