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Prestigious Christmas Eve in Paris & The Canal Saint Martin

4 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6.00 p.m. at the Grenelle wharf. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew before a traditional ‘Titi Parisen’ show on board. We'll remain in port overnight at the very heart of Paris.
DECEMBER 24th: PARIS and its famous sites - Canal Saint Martin
This morning, join us for a guided visit of the capital through a panoramic tour and then on an original walk through the prettiest covered arcades in Paris. During the holiday season, the arcades are beautifully lit and decorated. In a festive and colorful ambiance, marvel at the refined ornaments decorating the luxurious boutiques and more traditional shops. This afternoon, we’ll cruise along the Canal Saint Martin all the way to the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a walk through the very heart of districts that are so typical of the “real Paris”. Our boat will pass through a tunnel, resurfacing near République, as the canal opens out onto wide avenues lined with ancient trees. We will travel up the Seine, cruising past the Trocadero gardens, Tuileries Park, and Ile Saint Louis. After our tour, we'll return on board and remain in port overnight at the foot of the Eiffel Tower for our Christmas Eve dinner.
DECEMBER 25th: PARIS and the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district
This morning will be spent cruising on the Seine. This afternoon, we'll set out on a guided tour of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district. This is one of the truly legendary places where history, architecture, art, and society best symbolize the soul of Paris. Enjoy some free time to revel in Christmas magic exploring one of the Christmas markets. After our tour, we'll return on board for our gala dinner and evening while cruising through Paris “by night”.
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9.00 a.m. at the Grenelle wharf. End of our services.
River Cruise Highlights
  • Our boat will be docked at the Bassin de la Villette, at the heart of Paris and only ten minutes away from the Eiffel Tower
  • Cruise on the Canal Saint Martin
  • Panoramic tour of the capital city, and visit of the covered arcades with their authentic charm.
  • Tour of the legendary Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, where history was made and creativity was cultivated
All This Included
  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
  • Drinks included in this price are water, wine, beer, fruit juices during the meal and coffee after both lunch and dinner for Meals eaten on the ship
  • Drinks from the bar, except for champagne or wines from our special list
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom 
  • Christmas Eve dinner with aperitif and wines 
  • The excursions mentioned in the program 
  • The “Titi Parisien” evening - the “Paris by Night” cruise 
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Gala dinner 
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees
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.
  • The order of the excursions may be reversed to ensure the best organization of your cruise.
  • 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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