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Raymonde cruising between Paris & Epernay

Raymonde - Paris - Epernay Cruise

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Raymonde cruising between Paris & Epernay
Raymonde is a new, charming hotel barge built in 2014. She cruises along the beautiful Seine River, Marne Canal and Saint Martin Canal.
Luxury
Bespoke small groups
Barge

Highlights

Excursion along the famous Champagne route and tour of village of Hautvillers.

Explore Reims and enjoy a guided tour of the historic center and its cathedral

Discover Meaux with its historic and gastronomic heritage

A visit of Paris and excursion through the major sites of the capital.

Raymonde barge travels along the Marne Canal, the Seine and Canal Saint Martin. It has 11 large cabins, all with window that can accommodates up to 22 passengers. The ship's decor is functional and luxurious that also comes with spacious lounge area, separate dining room and a hot tub at the prow.

2020 Departure Dates

  • 9, *16 & 30 April
  • *7 & 21 May
  • 9, *16 & 23 July
  • 3 September

*Note: The cruise runs in reverse direction.

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Included

Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
All meals as per itinerary. On-board drinks included (except drinks from the special list)
Excursions as per the itinerary
Assistance from our on-board multi-lingual host/hostess
Welcome cocktail
Gala dinner
Transfer by coach from Epernay to Paris
All port fees

Itinerary

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Day 1
Paris

You are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you will be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

Dinner
Day 2
Paris - Lagny-sur-Marne
You'll set out on an excursion through the major sites of the capital: the Place de la République, the main boulevards, the Opera, the Place de la Madeleine, Place Vendôme and the Louvre. Join us on an original walk along the prettiest covered arcades in Paris, allowing you to travel back through time and history around the Palais Royal. We'll return on board and start cruising towards Lagny-sur-Marne.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Lagny-sur-Marne - Isle-les-Meldeuses - Saint-Jean-les-Deux-Jumeaux
This morning will be spent cruising to Isles-les-Meldeuses. This afternoon, join a tour of the charming town of Meaux, from the Cathedral to the Bishops' Palace, passing the Gallo-Roman ramparts and the magnificent Bossuet Garden, traditionally believed to be an early work of Le Nôtre. Discover and taste the Brie de Meaux cheese, hailed as "the King of Cheeses”. During this visit, the ship continues cruising to Saint-Jean-Les-Deux Jumeaux where you will return on board.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Saint-Jean-les-Deux-Jumeaux - Chateau- Thierry
This morning will be spent cruising, passing Champigny and Drachy, through the heart of the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines. In the afternoon, you'll arrive in Château-Thierry and set off for an excursion with a falconry show. You'll get the chance to discover an art that has been classified as Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Afterwards, you'll return on board.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Chateau-Thierry - Dormans

Start sailing towards Dormans. This afternoon, join on an excursion along the famous Champagne route. We'll start off with a guided tour of the village of Hautvillers. This picturesque village is located in the Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park and is best explored on foot. You'll continue our visit to a prominent champagne house, with a tasting.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Dormans - Epernay
This morning, will be spent sailing towards Epernay. This afternoon, you'll set off by coach for our excursion to Reims, known as the "City of Coronations”. Take part in a guided tour of the historic center as well as a guided visit of the cathedral, which receives about one million visitors annually. We'll return on board. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.
Day 7
Epernay - Paris

Disembark at 9:00 am. Transfer by coach to Paris.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
6 nights
from AUD3,897
per person, twin share
Paris
9 April - 3 September 2020
France & Monaco Brochure
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Important notes

This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change. On alternate weeks, the cruise is in the reverse direction.

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