Coach holidays with Alfa Travel

Honfleur to Paris

Resort - Ms Seine Princess

Overview

Experience some of the best scenery Europe has to offer on one of our River Cruise breaks. Here at Alfa we believe the journey is just as important as the destination so on our longer duration River Cruise tours we include overnight stays en route, meaning you can enjoy the journey in comfort without feeling rushed. With different routes on the outward and return journeys on most holidays, we also guarantee a great variety of location and hotels to sample on your European adventure! With 3 meals every day plus evening entertainment where everyone gets involved, a River Cruise truly is a memorable experience. Plus, don't forget that with Alfa all of the excursions are included in the tour cost!

Prices from

£1599 per person

Supplements may apply

Tour code: 922

Tour: Honfleur to Paris

Resort: Ms Seine Princess

Days: 10

Date Travelling: 24 June 2020

Travelling by: River Cruise

Hotel: Seine Princess Ship

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Lille

  • There is plenty to do in Lille itself including several beautiful parks, gardens and fascinating museums.
  • The Lille Zoo is free and houses about 400 animals representing 70 different species.
  • There are plenty of shops and markets to buy souvenirs and an array of cafés to grab a bite to eat!

Day 3 - Amiens

  • Amiens is known for its Gothic Cathedral and floating market gardens which dot the city’s canals.
  • The former home of Jules Verne can also be seen in the town centre.

Day 4 - Normandy Coast & Calvados distillery

  • Our informative guide leads us on an odyssey around the historic port town.
  • Sights to look out for include the wooden church of St Catherine and the old harbour.
  • We are guided on an overland trip, including Trouville, once a fishing village but now a glamorous resort town
  • Nearby Deauville is famed for its long beach and pier, as well as for horse racing.
  • We are welcomed to a traditional Calvados distillery for a tour and tasting.

Day 5 - Norman Abbey Circuit Guided tour

  • We are guided to some of the historic ruined abbeys of the region as well as St Peter’s Church.
  • The religious community of St Pierre sur Dives was founded by no less than William the Conqueror's great-aunt.

Day 6 - Rouen Guided Tour

  • Our guided reveals for us the varied history of the great cathedral city of Rouen
  • Sights include the Market square, great clock, abbey church and the Jewish monument.

Day 7 - Palace of Versailles Guided Tour

  • One of the highlights of the tour is a guided visit to one of France’s most famous landmarks, the Palace of Versailles.
  • The palace was principal royal residence of France from Louis XIV in 1682, until the start of the French Revolution in 1789.

Day 8 - Paris Guided Tour & Cruise

  • France's capital, the City of Lights, or City of Love if you prefer, has a wealth of sights to beguile the visitor.
  • Our guide reveals to us the major attractions as well as some hidden points of historical interest.
  • In the evening we cruise along the smaller waterways of Paris.
  • (subject to water levels)

Day 9 - Return Travel

Day 10 - Return Travel

Clients are permitted to remain on the coach only when the driver is present. Excursion days may be altered to suit circumstances which arise or to take advantage of forecast changes in the weather, local events or drivers’ hours regulations. If it is important you visit somewhere on a specific day, please check in advance with your driver. The itinerary is designed to be a guide to the places encompassed by the tour, and the mention of certain towns or attractions does not necessarily imply that a stop will be made at the town or point of interest, unless specifically indicated in the itinerary or holiday brochure. All details contained in this itinerary were correct at the time of writing however changes may have occurred since printing. Every effort is made to rectify any errors as and when they come to our attention.

Seine Princess Ship

The modern and spacious Seine Princess offers a comfortable cruising experience with great views from picture windows in cabins and public areas, as well as the expansive sun deck. On board dining is casual but elegant. Each of the 67 cabins is equipped with TV (French channels), individually adjustable air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, internal telephone and safe.

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Local Pick-up Points


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We have 5 interchanges across the UK:


Your Interchange will be - North West Tours – Burtonwood Interchange (M62 near Warrington)

Your Interchange will be - Midlands Tours – Tamworth Interchange (M42, Junction 10)

Your Interchange will be - South Tours – Reading Interchange (M4, Junction 11/12)

Your Interchange will be - Yorkshire and Humberside Tours – Woodall Interchange (M1, Junction 30/31 Northbound side)

Your Interchange will be - North East Tours – Bowburn Interchange (A1 (M), Junction 61)


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For selected tours we can pick you up at:


North West


  • Burtonwood (M62, Junction 8), Forton Services (M6, Junction 32/33), Hartshead Moor (M62, Junction 25/26), Charnock Richard (M6, Junction 27/28), Carlisle (M6, Junction 43 – layby near Tesco) – North and Scotland
  • Burtonwood (M62, Junction 8), Keele (M6, Junction 15/16), Sandbach (M6, Junction 16/17)

For selected tours we can pick you up at:


Midlands



  • Keele (M6, Junction 15/16) – Scotland & North West England
  • Hopwood Park (M42, Junction 2) – South West England and South Wales
  • Woodall (M1, Junction 30/31) – Yorkshire and North East England
  • Watford Gap (M1, Junction 16/17) – South East England, East Anglia and Continental Europe

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South – South Mimms (M25, Junction 23)


For selected tours we can pick you up at:


Yorkshire and Humberside Tours – Woodall (M1, Junction 30/31)


For selected tours we can pick you up at:


North East Tours – North Allerton, Scotch Corner, Chester-le-Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Leeming Bar, Bowburn Durham Services (A1 (M), Junction 61)


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For only £6 per day you can book parking at selected locations for the duration of your holiday. So if you prefer to drive, leave your car and join your coach en-route then why not enquire about our Park and Tour locations. For more information please call our reservations team.


North West Tours – Charnock Richard Services (M6, Junction 27/28) – for clients travelling to Cumbria and Scotland


Midlands Tours – Watford Gap (M1, Junction 16/17) – South East England, East Anglia and Continental Europe


For selected tours we can pick you up at:


North East Tours – Bowburn Durham Services (A1 (M), Junction 61) – All destinations


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Reliable Coaches


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