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Normandy & Gems of the Seine

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

From £3,145 pp

Throughout your time on the romantic Seine River, you’ll enjoy special experiences and encounters which reveal more of the heritage and culture of the region. Enjoy a Scenic Sundowners event at the estate of Manoir d’Appreval, where you can sample the famous aperitifs of the Calvados region. Courtesy of Scenic Enrich, you’ll visit the beautiful Château de La Roche Guyon, where an unmissable classical music concert awaits.

Enjoy two extra days on our new 15-day South of France Indulgence Cruise. Explore the charming riverside town of Tarascon at leisure before an afternoon of cruising. Relax in the on board Wellness Centre, take a lesson at Scenic Culinaire or simply soak in the scenery as you cruise through this delightful region.

As you cruise to the restored Medieval village of Oingt, spend a leisurely morning indulging in the on board facilities of Scenic Sapphire.

Take a Yoga or Meditation class in the Wellness Centre or cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire. After an early lunch, you will have the opportunity to visit the golden stone village of Oingt.

Walk through the Medieval streets of this quaint village before taking a guided tour of Château de Fléchères

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

Highlights: Welcome reception

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Paris, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 14 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow to Paris.

If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord. Raise your glass to the days ahead at tonight’s welcome reception.

Dinner

Day 2 - Les Andelys

Highlights: Cider and beauty

Enjoy the opulent amenities of your floating hotel as she glides her way peacefully through the Île-de-France region to Les Andelys.

Freechoice

Hike to King Richard the Lionheart’s Château Gaillard, or journey to Lyons la Forêt, one of the most beautiful villages of France, and visit Fleury-la-Forêt Castle. Sample cider, the region’s specialty, after touring this exquisite example of 17th century architecture.

Alternatively join your local guide for a walking tour of Les Andelys, the quaint village set on the banks of the Seine River.

Day 2 - Les Andelys

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Rouen

Highlights: Joan of Arc sites

This morning 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.

This region is also the gateway to the historic Western Front, and you’re able to gain fascinating insights into the Somme battlefields with an on board lecture from a local expert. It’s a great opportunity as you’ll have the opportunity to visit the sites tomorrow.

Day 3 - Rouen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Rouen

Highlights: Somme battlefields

Freechoice

Get a glimpse of what the Somme battlefields might have been like for those caught up in this terrible World War I battle, which claimed the lives of more than 150,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers.

This full-day excursion commemorates the 102 years since, and includes a visit to the Australian National Memorial and Victoria School in Villers-Bretonneux.

Alternatively, explore the collection of Impressionistic paintings, including masterpieces by Renoir and Monet, at the Museum of Fine Arts, which was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte.

Day 4 - Rouen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Rouen & Honfleur

Highlights: Sundowners at Manoir d’Appreval

You’ll love cruising toward the open waters of the English Channel, so simply sit back and enjoy the trip.

Tonight, back on board, kick up your heels on the dance-floor as a fabulous local swing band performs the best of the 1920s in the Panorama Lounge. What a wonderful day.

Freechoice

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

Alternatively, immerse yourself in the beautiful la Cote Fleurie region on France’s northern beaches, and discover dashing Deauville, playground of the rich and famous.

Day 5 - Rouen & Honfleur

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Honfleur

Highlights: Normandy D-Day beaches

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 and whilst 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, with steep limestone cliffs that plunge dramatically towards the emerald waters of the English Channel below, the beauty of the Alabaster Coast will leave you breathless. Sitting proudly atop this dramatic seascape is the town of Étretat, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a guided tour and time at leisure.

Day 6 - Honfleur

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Honfleur & Caudebec-en-Caux

Highlights: Benedictine Palace, Fécamp

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.

Alternatively, travel to the hilltop village of Bolbec and view fabrics at the fascinating Textile Museum before visiting the Normand Traditions Museum nearby. For the more adventurous, join a guided cycling tour to the charming village of Villequier and visit the Victor Hugo Museum.

Day 7 - Honfleur & Caudebec-en-Caux
Day 8 Vernon

Highlights: Enrich concert at Château de La Roche-Guyon

In a region rich in visual treasures take in the incredible scenery as you cruise into Vernon.

It’s easy to understand why this region of France inspired beautiful paintings by many of history’s most famous artists.

Freechoice

Visit Giverny and Monet’s former residence and gardens. If you’re feeling more adventurous you can explore by bike, with a self-guided cycling tour that starts at Vernon.

You can also discover Vernon with Scenic Tailormade at your own pace.

 

Day 8 Vernon

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 - Conflans & Paris

Highlights: Chantilly Castle

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

After a leisurely afternoon of cruising, the evening will see us returning to Paris, the ‘city of light’, and you’ll have the chance to view the beautiful illuminated skyline, and the soaring Eiffel Tower. Make sure you have your cameras ready.

Freechoice

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

Day 9 - Conflans & Paris

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 - Paris

Highlights: Château Vaux-le-Vicomte

Today you have the thrilling choice of either spending time exploring France’s most celebrated city, or a discovery beyond the city limits

With remarkable attractions at every turn, you’ll have a chance to explore Paris at leisure this afternoon and create your own unique memories.

Freechoice

Shop with a Chef when you visit one of Paris’s 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 Versailles Palace. Featured in the James Bond movie Moonraker, the Palace of Vicomte has been leaving visitors in awe of its magnificence for centuries.

Day 10 - Paris

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11 - Paris - Return Home

After breakfast, transfer to Paris airport or train station for your return journey home.

Fly to one of up to 14 UK regional airports or direct to London Heathrow.

Alternatively, travel 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 28Scenic GemParis£4190Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windowssold out  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4190  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£5190  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4690  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside BalconySold   
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balcony£6260  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside Balcony£7190  
Jun 11Scenic GemParis£3845Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4690  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£5290  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside Balcony£7790  
Jun 21Scenic GemParisPlease CallCabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windowssold out  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Jul 1Scenic GemParis£3620SAVE £350Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3620  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4390  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4890  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4690  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£5190  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside Balcony   
Jul 21Scenic GemParis£4590SAVE £350Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windowssold out  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4590  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£5340  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4840  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside Balcony   
Aug 7Scenic GemParis£3245SAVE £850Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3245  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4040  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4840  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4340  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£5240  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Aug 17Scenic GemParis£3245SAVE £850Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3245  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4040  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4840  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4340  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£5240  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Sep 3Scenic GemParis£3845SAVE £1000Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3990  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4790  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4290  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Sep 13Scenic GemParis£3845SAVE £1000Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4690  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4490  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4290  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Sep 23Scenic GemParis£3845SAVE £1000Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3990  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4490  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4290  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4790  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Oct 10Scenic GemParis£3145SAVE £350Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£3145  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£3940  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£4740  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£4240  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£5140  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite305 ft², Outside Balconysold out  
Upper DeckRoyal One-Bedroom Suite455 ft², Outside BalconySold  


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