Your Private UK Chauffeur Service will transfer you to the airport in style
Board the Eurostar at London St. Pancras Train Station for your Premier Class journey to Bordeaux, France
(other train stations and flight options are available at no extra cost)
Upon arrival, transfer to your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship for your 10 night all-inclusive river cruise. Tonight, enjoy a delicious welcome dinner (D)
Freechoice - Hike to King Richard the Lionheart’s Château Gaillard, or journey to Lyons la Forêt, and visit Fleury-la-Forêt Castle. Sample cider, the region’s speciality, after touring this exquisite example of 17th century architecture. Alternatively, join a walking tour of Les Andelys, or take a bicycle tour through the village set on the banks of the Seine (B,L,D)
Take in the famous sites of Rouen during a walking tour, including sites relating to Joan of Arc and the historic Rouen Cathedral. Alternatively, learn about the Viking Warlord Rollo ‘The walker’ who will host a guided walking tour through the medieval lanes of Rouen. This evening, a local patissier will come on board with a selection of their finest desserts for your dining pleasure (B,L,D)
Freechoice - Get a glimpse of what the Somme battlefields might have been like during WWI and commemorate the lives of fallen soldiers during a full-day excursion to the Australian National Memorial, containing the newly built Sir John Monash Centre, and the Victoria School in Villers-Bretonneux. Alternatively, explore the collection of Impressionistic paintings, including masterpieces by Renoir and Monet, at the Museum of Fine Arts (B,L,D)
Freechoice - Explore Honfleur, with its quaint architecture, relaxed coastal atmosphere and colourful fishing boats bobbing up and down on its waters. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the beautiful La Côte Fleurie region, a playground of the rich and famous. This evening, a fabulous local swing band performs the best of the 1920s on board
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. Alternatively, learn about history of a different era and visit the Bayeux Tapestry, a hand embroidered masterpiece that depicts the tales of the Norman conquest of England and dates back to the 11th century (B,L,D)
Freechoice - Visit Fécamp and its mighty palace. Or, travel to the hilltop village of Bolbec and view fabrics at the fascinating Textile Museum before visiting the Normandy Traditions Museum nearby. For the more adventurous, join a guided cycling tour to the charming village of Villequier and visit the Victor Hugo Museum (B,L,D)
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 in Vernon
Enrich - Château de La Roche Guyon is a sight to behold. Experience the opulence and grandeur of yesteryear as you enjoy a classical concert performed by the region’s most reputable musicians. The château dates back to medieval times and you’ll be sure to have fond memories of this special experience for a long time (B,L,D)
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. Alternatively visit the great stables on the grounds of Chantilly, which also house a museum dedicated to the relationship between man and horse throughout time. This evening you will cruise into Paris, the ‘city of light’, and you’ll have the chance to view the beautiful illuminated skyline, and the soaring Eiffel Tower (B,L,D)
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, explore beyond Paris and tour the 17th century estate of Château Vauxle- Vicomte, Louis XIV’s inspiration for Versailles Palace. Alternatively, admire the extravagance and grandeur of the famous Opera Garnier (B,L,D)
Disembark the ship
Transfer to the station for your return Premier Class journey to London aboard the Eurostar
(other train stations and flight options are available at no extra cost
Your Private UK Chauffeur Service will transfer you home in style
No-Fly 2021 5★ Normandy & Gems of the Seine
* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.
This spacious suite is located on the Diamond Deck and has a private balcony and elegant en-suite bathroom featuring a large vanity basin and shower. This cabin has been altered to assist guests with limited mobility, and one such cabin exists on each ship. The bathroom design incorporates a modified shower, no bath and general layout to assist guests with mobility limitations. The general cabin layout allows wheelchair entry, however the use of the wheelchair within the cabin, balcony and bathroom is limited and the larger door restricts the size of the wardrobe. In the event of a ship-swap you may find varying design features on each ship. Cabins 301 & 302 have a partially obstructed view from the Balcony. The Sun Lounge design of these cabins is modified due to the ship structure. The balcony size is not impacted however the ship structure replaces a section the glass.
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Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks they feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge system and are larger than the standard river cruise cabins on Europe’s rivers.
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Located in prime locations at the front of the ship on both the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, they offer all the features of our private Balcony Suites with our ingenious Scenic Sun Lounge, but with even more space to relax.
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Standard Suites are located on the Jewel Deck with large picture windows to ensure a great view. They have a spacious design and clever layout alongside all the usual luxurious amenities and furnishings.
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These Suites on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space (305ft²), impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.
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At 455ft², these are amoungst the largest suites on Europe’s rivers. At the rear of the Diamond Deck, enjoy fantastic views of the passing scenery, separate lounge and dining area and luxurious oversized bathroom.
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Scenic Gem sails the beautiful rivers of France and delivers the same all-inclusive luxury experience synonymous with the new fleet of Scenic ‘Space-Ships’. Enjoy a private butler service, a wealth of dining venue options including L'Amour fine dining restaurant and spacious suites. Introduced to our portfolio of luxury Space-Ships in 2014, Scenic Gem has been custom-built to negotiate one of France’s best loved passageways, the graceful and elegant Seine. Measuring 110m, Scenic Gem is a refined and intimate vessel whose cutting-edge features and amenities make it, without question, one of the safest, most comfortable riverboats operating on this much-loved river system. Scenic Gem is the most luxurious ship currently cruising the Seine River and was purpose-built to cruise all the way to beautiful Honfl eur. With only 64 suites, guests will enjoy an almost 1:3 staff to guest ratio along with every all-inclusive 5-star luxury amenity you've come to expect on a Scenic Space-Ship. With innovative new technology, your Scenic Space-Ship will be your gracious floating hotel as you cruise the waterways of France. Intimate and friendly, with every amenity you could wish for, our Scenic Space-Ships were designed with you in mind. From the moment you step on board you’ll be spoilt for choice. From our wide selection of dining options right down to your pillow menu, you’ll enjoy the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury, every moment of the day. On board you’ll have full access to a fitness center and wellness area, special on board entertainment, Wi-Fi internet, e-bikes and of course luxuriously appointed suites to retire to at the end of the day. Your Cruise Director, as well as every member of our hospitable on board team, are on hand to make sure you make the most of every minute of your time on board your Space-Ship. Delivering the same all-inclusive luxury experience synonymous with the new fleet of Scenic ‘Space-Ships’, guests on Gem will enjoy private butler service, a wealth of dining venue options, private balconies with Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’, and our usual wide choice of complimentary drinks whenever and wherever you are onboard. Exclusively designed and crafted to cruise the Seine River in Northern France, Scenic Gem affords guests unbridled luxury and opulence atop this timeless and enchanting waterway. More than capable of negotiating the meandering ebb of the Seine, Scenic Gem is able to sail to the port commune of Honfleur; a rare ability for a riverboat of this class. Despite this capability, Scenic Gem boasts all of the luxury features you’d expect from a Scenic vessel — think opulent designer touches, a host of award-winning dining venues, and of course, the most spacious and luxurious cabins of any river cruise operator.Ship info Deck plans
Booking conditions of Scenic Tours UK Limited (ATOL 11681) and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Eurostar options may operate indirect, are subject to availability, and may require a change of stations, transfers between stations not included. Porterage is not included on rail or flight. Regional and Premium Class flights may incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Unlimited drinks are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Tours are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Chauffeur transfers are based on two adults sharing and up to 75 miles each way. Additional miles can be purchased at a supplement. 5★ relates to the cruise element only. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.
Trio of Wine is based on one per booking for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 16th August 2020.View cruise line T&C's