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Cruise on the Marne Canal from Paris to Epernay

7 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: First Class

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River Cruise Itinerary
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner on board.
Excursion to Paris, 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. Original walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris. Return on board. Departure of the cruise to Lagny-sur-Marne. Arrival during the evening.
Morning spent sailing to Meaux. In the afternoon, visit of this charming town(1), from Meaux 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. Your guide will tell you the story of the famous cheese of the region : the Brie de Meaux followed by a tasting of the cheese, hailed as “the King of Cheeses” at your return on board. the ship continues cruising to Saint-Jean-Les-Deux-Jumeaux where we will return on board.
Morning spent sailing, passing Champigny and Drachy, through the heart of the Seine-et-Marne countryside and its Champagne vines. In the afternoon, arrival in Château Thierry and and you’ll participate in a falconry show with live demonstrations. Discovery of the town of Château Thierry passing the castle walls and the Hotel Dieu. Return on board.
Departure of the boat to Dormans. Arrival in Dormans. In the afternoon, departure by coach for the excursion of Reims, guided tour of the historic center and its cathedral. Return on board in Dormans.
In the morning, departure of the boat to Epernay. The afternoon, excursion along the famous Champagne route. Discovery tour of the village of Hautvilliers, birthplace of Champagne. Visit of a major Champagne house followed by a tasting of champagne. Return on board. Gala evening.
DAY 7: EPERNAY - Paris
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Transfer by coach to Paris. End of our services.
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River Cruise Highlights
  • The most modern barge fleet in Europe
  • Fabrics by Missoni Design
  • Bicycles available on board
  • Paris, a new and original visit of the capital city
  • Meaux, with its historic and gastronomic heritage
  • Château Thierry and the Jean de la Fontaine Museum
  • Reims
  • Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne
All This Included
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at onboard bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Raymonde
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • (1) Depending on the mooring point of the ship, a transfer by coach may be arranged on board. A 20 € per person supplement will be payable on the spot.
  • (2) Ask for detailed itinerary of the opposite-direction cruise (ref. ECP), its itinerary and different excursion package. 
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.

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