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Seine Escorted River Cruises

Discover mesmerising urban landscapes and the breathtaking scenery which inspired some of the world's greatest artists on an elegant Seine river cruise. Historic ports of call, gastronomic delights and the twinkling lights of Paris are just a few of the highlights on our Seine river cruises. The famous waterway navigates along the Seine Valley, winding through a diverse landscape of epic forests, endless orchards and lush marshlands - offering panoramic views of France's heartland.

The twisting and looping route of the valley allows our river cruises to visit iconic cities as well as lesser known regions of Normandy. This means that during one voyage guests can experience the sophistication and romance of Paris, the rustic charm of Melun and see the garden that played muse to many of Claude Monet's masterpieces. 

The banks of the river are an attraction in themselves as they transform from rural wilderness into pretty townscapes, where Gothic architecture and half-timbered houses adorn the streets along with vintage boutiques, glamorous cafés and elegant gardens. There are also many iconic landmarks and world-famous monuments such as the Notre Dame Cathedral which can be enjoyed from the unique vantage point of a Seine river cruise.    

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5-Star Tulips Cruise

Discover the magnificent floral displays of the Keukenhof Gardens and enjoy a talk onboard ship from television personality Charlie Dimmock on this wonderfully diverse cruise on the enchanting Belgian and Dutch waterways. 

On this tour we uncover the beautiful historic cities of Amsterdam, Ghent and Antwerp as well as the Battlefields of Ypres, the spectacular Keukenhof tulips and the Hoorn-Medemblik steam train. We also enjoy a talk from army veteran and battlefields expert Colonel Piers Storie-Pugh OBE on this memorable river cruise.

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8 days from £1,395 pp

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A Portrait of the Impressionist's SeineA Portrait of the Impressionist's Seine

A Portrait of the Impressionists' Seine

Cruising the scenic Seine, explore the world of the Impressionist artists, from Monet's famous garden at Giverny to the city galleries of Paris and Rouen. This is a tour that delivers the very best of Northern France.

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7 days from £1,645 pp

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Our fantastic cruises along the River Seine encapsulate the beauty of the fascinating architecture and culture of France. Your amazing floating hotel allows you to enjoy delectable French cuisine and breathtaking scenery in an extremely relaxing environment. On selected Seine cruise itineraries you will visit Monet's beautifully colourful gardens in Giverny, which was the artist's home for over 40 years. Admire the pretty water lily ponds and the renowned Japanese bridge which were such an inspiration for Monet's magnificent paintings. You may prefer to partake in a guided tour of Mantes where you will find the exquisite church of Notre Dame. This quaint town is steeped in a rich history which you can uncover at one of the local museums, and its striking architecture and affluent mansions are a sight to behold.

The advantages of cruising with Great Rail Journeys include the services of a Tour Manager throughout your journey from London. Your professional Tour Manager will be on-hand to ensure that everything runs smoothly and answer any questions that you may have. Rail is the perfect complement to a Seine river cruise as it allows you to enjoy the passing scenery and relax whilst reading a book or chatting to fellow travel companions whilst travelling. First Class rail is used whenever possible to ensure that you reach your ship and end your holiday as refreshed as possible.

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