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A Classic Champagne Cruise
(Epernay to Paris)

7 days with European Waterways  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
Sunday, Day 1 Epernay
You are met at the designated meeting point and transferred to the barge moored in the Cumieres where you will enjoy a wonderful champagne welcome. There will be time in the afternoon to stroll around Cumieres. Tonight you will enjoy the first of many gourmet meals on board.

Monday, Day 2 Epernay to Danery
Cruise along the Marne River, taking you through the vine covered hills dotted with small wine villages to the delightful town of Danery. There will be an afternoon visit to the vast cellars of Moet Chandon where we will receive a private tasting. We then go on to Reims for a visit to the cathedral and a walk around the town.

Tuesday, Day 3 Danery to Chateau Thierry
A morning cruise to Chateau Thierry, the scene of American battles in World War 1. In the afternoon we visit one of the small family vineyards to taste its wonderful champagne.

Wednesday, Day 4 Chateau Thierry to La Ferte
From Chateaux Thierry we will cruise to the beautiful town of La Ferte, here we will visit Coulomniers, on of the centers of brie cheese making. Visit a master cheese maker for tasting of the various Bries, along with wines from the excellent cellars.

Thursday, Day 5 La Ferte to Meaux
There will be a morning cruise from La Ferte to Meaux. Here we will shop and enjoy the lovely town with a visit to the cathedral. There is also a little know Le Notre garden behind the cathedral that you will want to see.

Friday, Day 6 Meaux to Paris
This morning there will be a gorgeous cruise into Paris, we will depart the barge along the way to visit the magnificent Chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte and then later meet up with La Nouvelle for an afternoon cruise into the heart of Paris. We will moor for the night in the Latin Quarter where you will have your last gourmet dinner and farewell party on board.

Saturday, Day 7 Paris
After breakfast, disembark La Nouvelle Etoile and transfer to the designated drop off point.
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All This Included
  • Local transfer to and from the barge
  • A luxury 6 night cruise
  • All meals on board catered for by the on board Master Chef
  • An open bar 24/7 with a large range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
  • All wines served throughout the cruise
  • Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary
  • The services of 5 crew and use of barge facilities, which includes bicycles and spa pool
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard La Nouvelle Etoile
  • This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change.
  • The designated meeting and drop off point is Paris. Other options are available for charter groups.
  • 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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