Paris and Normandy River Cruise Quilt Exploration

7 Days • April 2–9, 2022
Paris always sizzles while Normandy beckons. Experience an unforgettable trip with fellow quilters and renowned instructor, Karen Combs.
Paris and Normandy Quilt Exploration

Cruise Itinerary

You're about to discover that river cruising is one of the most convenient way to see the world. River cruising is more intimate, has a personal touch and offers ever-changing scenery. The proximity to shore will also allow you to immerse yourself in the culture and see more during your trip!

Paris always sizzles while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline, incredible food and artistic beauty. Blend a passion for the good life with culture, art, architecture and timeless landscapes, and you have Northern France.

Itinerary map

Begin your trip with an optional 2 night pre-cruise stay in Paris!

Day Date Destination Activities
Saturday 4/2 Paris, France Embarkation
Sunday 4/3 Paris, France "City of Light" tour OR bike tour
Monday 4/4 Mantes-la-Jolie, France City tour with farm visit OR Château d'Anet OR bike tour
Tuesday 4/5 Vernon, France Monet's home and gardens in Giverny OR Château de Bizy Tour of the Palace Gardens OR bike tour OR Château de Gaillon and Gardens d'Acquigny OR Calvados, cider and cheese tasting
Wednesday 4/6 Rouen, France Medieval Rouen walking tour OR Rouen bike tour OR Lyons-la-Forêt excursion OR Tastes of Normandy Château de Vascoeuil Scenic cruising OR bike tour OR Château d'Etelan
Thursday 4/7 Caudebec-en-Caux, France Bayeux & Caen tours OR Harcourt Arboretum, Château du Champ de Bataille and Le Bec Hellouin OR scenic cruising
Thursday 4/7 Le Havre, France Free time
Friday 4/8 Le Havre, France Honfleur excursion OR Le Havre city tour with Les Halles Market tasting OR bike tour OR Full-day Normandy Beaches
Saturday 4/9 Paris, France Disembarkation

Cruises are subject to change. Situations may arise which, in the opinion of AmaWaterways Cruises, make it necessary to make changes in itinerary or other travel components.