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Days 1-4 - Paris

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Festive Barge in Paris

A unique and intimate cruise through the City of Light. Exclusive to Jules Verne during the festive season, celebrate in style, surrounded by beautifully illuminated sites creating unforgettable memories

At night, Paris comes alive with the glow of millions of lights. With nearly 300 illuminated sites around the city, including statues, fountains, monuments, churches, hotels and an impressive 33 major bridges, there is no more magical place than Paris to celebrate the Christmas period.

The banks of the Seine, a UNESCO heritage site, tells the history and evolution of the city. Many of its major monuments are built alongside the river with a succession of architectural and urban masterpieces dated from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, all harmoniously exposed.

Stay in the very heart of Paris on board a charming barge and cruise past legendary sites from the Canal Saint-Martin to the Seine and its splendours. Explore the old Paris with its covered arcades and renowned districts, where history was made and creativity cultivated. Drinks and meals are included for a truly festive experience.

Key Features

New Exclusive Cruise
Free Cabin Selection
UNESCO Heritage Site
Excursions Included
Meals & Drinks Included
UK Tour Manager
'No Flying'
Group Size: 10 – 20

Day 1 Travel from London to Paris by Eurostar. Embark on the barge at the Bassin de la Villette in the very heart of Paris, only ten minutes from the Eiffel Tower. Welcome cocktail and crew introduction followed by a traditional Titi Parisien show on board. (D)

Day 2 Morning cruise along the Canal Saint-Martin through the very heart of the "real Paris”, all the way to the Eiffel Tower. Cruise towards République, as the canal opens out onto wide avenues lined with ancient trees, reaching the Seine, cruising past the Trocadero gardens, Tuileries Park and Ile Saint Louis. Afternoon guided walking tour of Paris, starting from the Palais-Royal, passing République, the large boulevards, the Opera, the Madeleine, the Place Vendôme and the Louvre. Cruise through Paris at night and moor near the Eiffel Tower. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Morning guided tour by coach from the Trocadéro, driving along the Voie Triomphale, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Elysées and the Place de la Concorde before reaching Saint-Germain-des-Près, known for the literary and artistic celebrities who lived there, being the meeting point for existentialists, painters, and writers. Afternoon cruise on the Seine, relax and admire the beautiful monuments. Gala dinner on board. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Disembark at the Bassin de la Villette for your return journey to London by Eurostar. (B)

 

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner

Notes

Cabins are available from 5pm on arrival and until 9am on departure.
The programme may be altered due to navigational factors with locks, water levels or congestion at certain sites.

2022

Saturdays
per person in a twin Lower Deck cabin
Eurostar from London St. Pancras

Date Price
December 3 £1145

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

Single supplement £645

Flight & Rail Options

Eurostar Standard Premier Class £195

Price Includes
Rail travel, all port charges, 3-night cruise, breakfast daily, full board and drinks on cruise vessel, excursions, UK Tour Manager, local expert guides and representatives. If our specially negotiated rail fares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, tipping, porterage, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication

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