Impressions of Paris & Northern France

8 days Paris-Le Havre-Paris

Fares From £1,595 pp


On this cruise you will discover why northern France has remained such a unique and distinctive muse for so many great artists over the centuries. Experience an intense insight into French life combined with inspirational landscapes and stunning natural beauty. Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere of delightful little towns, admire the imposing Chalk Cliffs on the Alabaster Coast and relax on a stroll through the small seafaring and artistic town of Honfleur. See why Claude Monet was so inspired by the gardens of his home in Giverny and spend the day in historic Rouen. Paris forms the crowning glory of your cruise, including the chance to enjoy Montmartre and the famous Sacré-Coeur Basilica.

Day-by-Day Itinerary


Day 1: Paris

Paris: Casting off 08:00 p.m.
Fly/rail from London to Paris and transfer to vessel. Embarkation from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Day 2: Rouen

Rouen: Mooring 4:00 p.m. – Casting off 7:00 p.m.

Guided tour through the “Gothic open-air museum” of Rouen, home to historic church towers and half-timbered houses.


Day 3: Le Havre

Le Havre: Mooring 5:00 a.m. – Casting off 7:00 p.m.

Excursion to the picturesque seafaring and artistic town of Honfleur.

Guided tour of Le Havre with a subsequent excursion to the picturesque seaside resort of Étretat on the high Chalk Cliffs of the Alabaster Coast.



Day 4: Caudebec-en-Caux, Rouen

Caudebec-en-Caux: Mooring 2:00 a.m. – Casting off 1:00 p.m.

Excursion to monastery road to see the impressive Jumièges monastery and St. Martin de Boscherville.

Enjoy an evening of French chanson on board.

Rouen: Mooring 7:00 a.m. – Casting off 11:30 a.m.


Day 5: Vernon

Vernon: Mooring 8:00 a.m. – Casting off 2:00 p.m.

Giverny excursion with a visit to Monet’s house and garden, featuring the famous water lily pond.

Day 6: Conflans-Sainte-Honorine / Paris

Conflans-Sainte-Honorine: Mooring 00:30 a.m. – Casting off 2:00 p.m.

Excursion to the historic Château de Chantilly, as seen in the James Bond film, “A View to a Kill”.

Paris: Mooring: 7:30 p.m.

Visit to a Cabaret show in Paris in the evening.

Day 7: Paris

Guided tour through the cosmopolitan city of Paris for famous sights including the Eiffel Tower and Champs-Élysées.

Montmartre excursion with a visit to the famous Sacré-Coeur Basilica.


Day 8: Paris

Disembarkation until 9:00am. Transfer to Paris Airport/Rail Station for return journey home or extend your stay with a Paris City Stay Package (pricing on request)

The excursions marked in blue are included in your cruise package. The excursions marked in red can only be booked on board. Mooring and casting off times are guidance times. We reserve the right to change itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be travelled due to low/high water or a ship defect, the shipping company reserves the right to take passengers on this route by bus, to accommodate them in hotels and/or change the route. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to change to another ship.


  • River cruise through Normandy, which inspired world-famous artists such as Claude Monet
  • Picturesque villages and wild, romantic countryside
  • The Alabaster Coast of Étretat
  • The Eiffel Tower, Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre in Paris, the start and end of your cruise
  • Unforgettable, unique and glamorous: experience a Parisian cabaret show!

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2022 dates

MS SEINE COMTESSE Cabin Categories    
26 Mar, 15 Oct £1,595 £1,820 £1,910 £2,115 £2,240 £2,340
16 Apr, 8 Oct £1,755 £1,980 £2,080 £2,285 £2,420 £2,525
07 May, 17 Sep £1,865 £2,070 £2,170 £2,375 £2,510 £2,615
04, 18 Jun, 09 Jul £1,955 £2,160 £2,260 £2,465 £2,580 £2,695
06, 27 Aug £1,955 £2,160 £2,260 £2,465 £2,580 £2,695




2 Bed Main Deck 2 Bed Middle Deck 2 Bed Deluxe Upper Deck Rear
2 Bed Middle Deck Front 2 Bed Deluxe Middle Deck 2 Bed Deluxe Upper Deck



2023 dates

MS SEINE COMTESSE Cabin Categories    
25 Mar, 14 Oct £1,645 £1,855 £1,945 £2,155 £2,285 £2,385
15 Apr, 07 Oct £1,805 £2,020 £2,120 £2,335 £2,470 £2,580
03, 17 Jun, 08 Jul £1,990 £2,205 £2,305 £2,515 £2,635 £2,755
05, 26 Aug £1,990 £2,205 £2,305 £2,515 £2,635 £2,755
06 May, 16 Sep £1,900 £2,110 £2,215 £2,425 £2,565 £2,675




2 Bed Main Deck 2 Bed Middle Deck 2 Bed Deluxe Upper Deck Rear
2 Bed Middle Deck Front 2 Bed Deluxe Middle Deck 2 Bed Deluxe Upper Deck


Prices are per person based on two people sharing a cabin. Prices may be subject to change due to flight availability/pricing. Please call our Reservations Team on 01223 568907 for up to date pricing and availability. Single supplements vary depending on cabin category and date of travel, please call for details.

Cruises For Other Durations
We also offer a number of cruises on the Rhine and Danube for different durations from 4-13 days

Cruise Only Prices
We appreciate that you may want to make your own travel arrangements and can provide cruise only prices on request

City Hotel Stays
We can tailor-make any cruise itinerary with additional pre or post cruise hotels. Please enquire for our recommended hotels and prices.

MS Seine Comtesse 360° Tour


  • Economy flight from London and overseas transfer to and from vessel
  • 7 nights cruise including all meals
  • Unlimited drinks inc wine, beer, cocktails and all non alcoholic drinks
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • 4 Guided Excursions
  • Wifi
  • Gratuities
  • Port fees and taxes
  • Full ATOL financial protection
  • Baggage handling fee
No-fly rail options from UK available on this river cruise.
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