Explore the world as a traveller, not a tourist, on a trip packed with inclusions. VIP experiences and first-class, insider encounters.

Cosmos is for those that adore the explore without breaking the bank. Hassle-free and flexible, you dream it and we create it.

You're a lone ranger but don't want to be completely alone. We'll help plan your itinerary and set you up with our friends. Less hassles, more amazing, that's Monograms.

Get personal. This is experiential river cruising, your way. From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, Avalon is relaxed luxury with choices as many, and individual as you.

Brochures
03-3832-8411

PARIS TO NORMANDY AND BRITAIN SAMPLER

Tour XGE5  LONDON  PARIS
This holiday offers a fabulous river cruise with time in France’s unparalleled capital of Paris, beautiful scenery along the Seine River, and stops in the most fascinating parts of Normandy coupled with a comprehensive land tour of Britain.

Embark on your adventure in Paris and sail to Vernon, where you’ll choose between a guided visit to Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or the remarkable Bizy Castle, known as “Normandy’s Versailles.” You may choose to go on an excursion to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Point du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery. In Rouen, best known as the home of Joan of Arc, you’ll go on a guided walk through the medieval quarter and visit the gothic Rouen Cathedral—once the tallest building in the world. From Conflans, go on an excursion to the quaint and inspiring town of Auvers-Sur-Oise—associated with several famous artists, including Vincent Van Gogh—or visit Napoleon and Josephine’s Malmaison. Before you disembark your cruise ship, spend time in Paris— one of the world’s most romantic and vibrant cities! The “City of Light” has Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient architecture. A guided walk through the historic Île St. Louis with its narrow streets, and Île de la Cité, where medieval Paris was founded, will be a delight.

Next, travel by Eurostar for your land tour of Britain which offers you the best of this great land. You'll see all of the fascinating sights from London to Edinburgh and back to London. Guided sightseeing in London includes the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. History buffs will be delighted in seeing mysterious, prehistoric Stonehenge (just imagine how these stones got there!) and the Roman Baths in Bath, constructed around 70 AD and one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world. Also, Edinburgh offers the fascinating Edinburgh Castle, which houses Scotland’s crown jewels. Literary fans will enjoy visiting Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon and exploring the colleges attended by many famous writers in Cambridge.

From the historical sights to the beautiful scenery to the special experiences, this river cruise of Normandy and land tour of Britain has a little something for everyone!
Leisurely On the go
Countries
France
United Kingdom
Meals
Breakfast:15
Lunch:6
Dinner:9
Transport
State-of-the-art, luxurious river cruise vessels with modern services and amenities
Accommodation
Deluxe outside accommodations with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection Beds
From
(USD)
$6,479
0
* Price per person, based on double occupancy.
Itinerary

You Might Also Like

THE BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY (WINE THEMED CRUISE)
BUDAPEST   PRAGUE
12 days,4 Countries
Tour WBNW
THE BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY (WINE THEMED CRUISE)
This timeless Europe river cruise holiday begins with two nights in vibrant Budapest, Hungary, then sail along the Danube River with exciting stops in Austria and Germany, and end with two nights in...
ROMANTIC RHINE (FESTIVE THEMED CRUISE)
BASEL   AMSTERDAM
8 days,4 Countries
Tour WZAF
ROMANTIC RHINE (FESTIVE THEMED CRUISE)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is festively...
ROMANTIC RHINE (FESTIVE THEMED CRUISE)
AMSTERDAM   BASEL
8 days,4 Countries
Tour WAZF
ROMANTIC RHINE (FESTIVE THEMED CRUISE)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent river...
TULIP TIME CRUISE (BEER THEME)
AMSTERDAM   AMSTERDAM
8 days,2 Countries
Tour WAAB
TULIP TIME CRUISE (BEER THEME)
Your European river cruise explores breathtaking springtime scenery, as well as the amazing diversity of original beer styles in Belgium and the booming beer scene in Holland. This Tulip Time river...

More from the

Globus family of brands

BAVARIAN HIGHLIGHTS WITH OBERAMMERGAU
Lederhosen, Oktoberfest, pretzels, a beautiful Alpine backdrop, excellent beer, storybook castles, and medieval towns…this is Bavaria and on this Germany tour, you’ll experience Bavaria's highlights....
9 Days - 1 Country
BRAZIL, ARGENTINA & CHILE UNVEILED
This South America tour features three of the continent's most exciting cities - Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Santiago—along with one of the world's most spectacular attractions, Iguassu Falls....
12 Days - 3 Countries
MYSTERIES OF THE INCA EMPIRE
On this Peru tour, delve into the past as you spend time in Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, and Lake Titicaca. Along the way, visit ancient ruins, see beautiful scenery, and enjoy guided...
11 Days - 1 Country