After the museum and distillery closes, slip inside for a private wander before dinner in the Abbots Hall.
Explore the 1st and 2nd Australian Division Memorials and the John Monash Centre.
Visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens, taking in scenes that inspired many of the artist’s famous paintings.
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Arrive in Paris, the city of romance. You will be met at the airport and then transferred to your river ship, docked on the Seine River. Enjoy a Welcome Reception before dinner.
Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River ShipDaily :
Tonight, enjoy a fabulous extravaganza at the Lido de Paris. Be entertained by the Bluebell Girls and Lido Boys as they take you on a glittering journey filled with incredible set designs and dynamic dancing.
Perhaps join a culinary walking tour to sample a delectable range of Paris’ fine food. Alternatively, visit Versailles and discover the magnificent splendour behind Louis XIV's transformation of the Château de Versailles. Or, perhaps soak up the atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district and admire the Sacre-Cœur Basilica.
This morning following breakfast, discover a different side of Paris during your selected sightseeing activity. Later this evening, set sail for Vernon.Daily :
Travel to Giverny and visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens, or embark on a bike ride from Vernon to Monet's house.
Your day takes one of two directions thanks to a choice of activities. Back on board, enjoy a Gala Dinner.Daily :
Later, enjoy an after-hours visit to Palais Bénédictine. On arrival, wander the intriguing museum and distillery, followed by a Bénédictine cocktail show. Afterwards, sit down to dinner in the Abbots Hall.
Dock in Le Havre, where you will disembark your ship to discover Honfleur, Normandy's most charming port town.Daily :
Perhaps join a full-day World War II excursion to Normandy. Or visit the stunning Pays de Caux region to visit a cider farm for a tour and tasting. The farm adopts unique farming methods, including giving cider to the animals when they’re almost mature, which perfumes the meat as well as making it more tender. Another option is to relax on board and delight in a calvados and cheese tasting.
Arrive in the charming old fishing village of Caudebec-en-Caux and set out on your chosen activity.Daily :
Perhaps spend a full day exploring the battlefields of the Somme. Visit the Australian National Memorial and the Franco-Australian Museum located in Villers-Bretonneux. Alternatively, a city tour will take you to some of Rouen’s most enthralling sights, otherwise, enjoy a round of golf.
Today’s activities give you the chance to explore Rouen or head further afield.Daily :
From Les Andelys, see the ruins of Château Gaillard, offering stunning views from below, then walk back down to your ship. Otherwise, visit the regal Château de la Roche-Guyon, or partake in an onboard impressionist painting class.
Once again, tailor your day with a number of activities on offer.Daily :
Be transferred to the airport.Daily :
Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there's always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.