River cruising is not just for old people! AMA Waterways has partnered with Disney to provide a family oriented river cruise experience. Ocean cruises take you around a country but a river cruise will take you through it. See below for one such itinerary.
9 Night Seine River Cruise with Adventures by Disney
Day 1 - Arrive in Paris. Checkin to your hotel and enjoy a dinner with your cruise director and other families from the cruise.
Day - 2 Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Chose from 3 activities, tour of the Louvre, wine tasting and Nortre Dame tour. Then in the afternoon you can do one of the following activities: Montmatre Tour with wine tasting, Saint-Germanin-Des-Pres walking gourmet tour, or Fashion walking tour in Le Marais. Eiffel Tower tour and then choose from one of the numerous delicious Parisian restaurants.
Day - 3 Breakfast at your hotel. Choose from one from one of the tours above for your morning activity. Indulge in a delectable lunch on your own. Then board your AMA Waterways river cruise ship. Check into your well appointed stateroom.
Day - 4 Enjoy a full cooked breakfast on board. You can ride bikes or take a motor coach to the home of renowned artist Claude Monet. Take impressionist painting lessons. Lunch is served on board the ship and for the afternoon you can explore by foot or bike the town of Vernon. Return for dinner.
Day - 5 Le Havre. Fuel up with breakfast on board for a day of exploring Normandy Beach. Visit the American cemetery and soak in the history. Be back to the ship for dinner and enjoy Jr. Adventures movie night.
Day - 6 Étretat. Breakfast on board. Hike the chalk cliff near the small farming community. Explore the village and return for lunch onboard the ship. In the afternoon take in the breathtaking town of Honfleur. Tuck into another delightful dinner on board.
Day - 7 Rouen. Eat breakfast and head out for either a walking tour of this quaint town or do the tree climbing and ropes coarse at the Parc Abr’en Ciel. After lunch on board you can choose to explore on your own or try horse riding or kayaking. Return for savory sustenance at dinner. Sit tight for another Disney movie night.
Day - 8 Les Andelys. Enjoy a morning aboard tasting cheese, learning to make macarons or get out with some canoeing activity. After a hardy lunch, head out for hiking, biking or both around the Chȃteau Gaillard. Make it back for your dinner!
Day - 9 Con Flans. Eat breakfast and head out to visit the Chatueau Malmaison where Napoleon and Josephine once resided. In the afternoon, sail back into Paris. Take a coach back into the city for some on your own time. Say au revoir over dinner to your fellow Adventurers and new-found friends as you celebrate the conclusion of an amazing adventure-filled vacation cruising down the River Seine.
Day - 10 Take your final breakfast on board. Transfers to the airport or post cruise accommodations.
If you love this itinerary or want to explore a custom one for your family then contact me today! Email or Phone 303.746.6444