Splendor of the Seine River Cruise

2025 Paris > Paris | Price from $6315

11 DAYS • 22 MEALS The Seine River flows through the center of Paris and is the main artery of the ‘City of Light’. Spend two nights in Paris before boarding a luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Cruise down one of Europe’s most enchanting rivers through storybook landscapes of vineyards, historic abbeys, Norman castles, tranquil orchards and medieval towns. Enjoy escorted shore excursions in some of France’s most beautiful cities including Rouen, Honfleur, Vernon and pay tribute to our war heroes at the Normandy-American Cemetery.

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: Depart the USA

Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Paris, France.

Day 2: Paris, France

Your journey begins in Paris, the ‘city of light’. Upon arrival, you will be met by a representative of Mayflower Cruises & Tours and assisted with the transfer to your hotel. The day is free to explore on your own or simply relax.

Day 3: Paris

After breakfast, enjoy an included panoramic tour of this capital city. See such famous sites and landmarks as the Louvre, Opéra Garnier, Place Vendôme, the trendy district of Le Marais on the Right Bank, Place de la Concorde, Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Bastille, the Trocadéro and the pièce de rèsistance…the Eiffel Tower. After your orientation to the city, the remainder of the day is at leisure to pursue independent interests. Meal: B

Day 4: Embark the MS Scenic Gem

In the early afternoon, depart the hotel and embark the MS Scenic Gem, home for the next seven nights. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to unpack, discover the amenities onboard or take a leisurely stroll along the Seine. This evening, the ship departs Paris and a delicious welcome dinner awaits. Meals: B, D

Day 5: Conflans Sainte Honorine / Auvers sur Oise

This morning arrive in the charming medieval town of Conflans. In port, your Freechoice options are: discover the charms of Auvers-sur-Oise and the landmarks immortalized by Vincent van Gogh. Visit his attic room, which has remained unoccupied since 1890. OR, visit the magnificent Chantilly Castle for a guided tour of the remarkable château set amidst beautiful parklands. This afternoon, enjoy the amenities of the vessel as you sail to Rouen. Meals: B, L, D

Day 6: Rouen

The ship arrives in the quaint, historic capital of Normandy and one of the most prosperous cities of medieval Europe. Freechoice: Join a local guide on a walking tour to see the historic Rouen Cathedral and the famous sites of Joan of Arc, including Place du Vieux-Marche where she was burned at the stake. Walk the winding medieval streets and admire the city’s half-timbered houses. OR, join the authentically dressed Viking warlord Rollo the Walker for a guided walk focusing on the city’s medieval past. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour along the Seine to the beautiful 19th-century botanical gardens that boast a number of rare and exotic plants. This afternoon set sail for the picturesque village of Honfleur. Meals: B, L, D

Day 7: Honfleur / Normandy

Today’s Freechoice options are: Visit Normandy and its beaches or enjoy quaint Honfleur. On an excursion to Normandy, see the now peaceful province which is very different than it was on June 6, 1944. Learn about the U.S. contribution to the battle at Utah Beach and Memorial. At the Normandy American Cemetery, see thousands of white crosses marking the graves of our military heroes. From the cemetery, see Omaha Beach. Alternatively, take the opportunity to explore postcard-perfect Honfleur with its colorful fishing boats and historic houses. Meals: B, L, D

Day 8: Honfleur – Caudebec-en-Caux

Enjoy a choice of four Freechoice excursions today. Travel to Fécamp, situated in spectacular surroundings amidst the tallest cliffs of Normandy and visit its architectural centerpiece, the Benedictine Palace.OR, choose to travel through picturesque landscapes that were once dotted with over 100 abbeys. Along the way, see and visit some of the abbey ruins of this magnificent region. OR, learn about the Roman past of the the town of Lillebonne. It is said that William the conqueror was in his castle at Lillebonne in 1066 when he decided to invade England. Alternatively, join a guide for an e-bike ride across historic bridges and past traditional houses of Caudebec-en-Caux. This afternoon, the ship sails for Vernon. Meals: B, L, D

Day 9: Vernon

Your Freechoice activities include an excursion to Giverny to visit Monet’s former residence and gardens. You will be amazed by the beauty of the landscape as you stroll along the paths and wander through the gardens that provided Monet with inspiration for his paintings. OR, if you’re feeling more adventurous, explore by bike with a self-guided cycling tour to Giverny. As a special Scenic Enrich treat, experience the opulence and grandeur of yesteryear while attending a classical concert performed by the region’s most reputable musicians at the Château de La Roche-Guyon. The memories are sure to last a lifetime! Meals: B, L, D

Scenic Enrich: Classical concert

Day 10: Paris

Arriving back in Paris, your Freechoice activities are: shop with a Chef at a local food market and enjoy exquisite tastings, OR, walk through the trendy Marais District with a resident expert and hear tales that only the locals know. Alternatively, you may choose to explore beyond the city limits and tour the 17th-century estate of Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, featured in the James Bond movie Moonraker. Enjoy time to explore Paris at leisure in the afternoon. Meals: B, L, D

Day 11: Paris / USA

Bid ‘au revoir’ to France and return home with memories of wonderful experiences aboard the MS Scenic Gem along the Seine River. Meal: B

Itinerary and vessel subject to change.

EXCEPTIONAL INCLUSIONS

  • 22 Meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours
  • Free home pickup and return service on tour dates, when air is provided by Mayflower Cruises & Tours
  • Two-night hotel stay and touring in Paris, France
  • Seven-night cruise aboard the Scenic Gem
  • First-class service by an English-speaking crew
  • Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides
  • Personal listening device for onboard excursions
  • Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration
  • All meals included onboard with a variety of international cuisine
  • Complimentary beverages onboard ship, all day, every day
  • Complimentary WiFi onboard
  • Complimentary mini-bar in all suites – restocked daily
  • Butler service for all guests
  • All gratuities included
  • Complimentary e-bikes onboard for use ashore
  • Variety of onboard evening entertainment

CRUISE & HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Days 2 and 3 – Le Meridien Etoile or similar, Paris, France
Days 4 through 10 – Aboard the MS Scenic Gem

Scenic Gem Deck Plan
  • Riverview Terrace
  • Wheelhouse
  • Sun Deck
  • Walking Track
  • Panorama Deck
  • L’Amour Restaurant
  • River Cafe
  • Panorama Lounge & Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Elevator
  • Reception
  • Crystal Dining
  • Wellness Area
  • Fitness Area
  • Table La Rive
  • Gallery
PRICING & AVAILABILITY

September 4, 2024 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,009

Save $2400 per couple. Call for details.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,009 per person twin / Single room add $4,505

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,119 per person twin / Single room add $4,589

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,109 per person twin / Single room add $5,335

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,219 per person twin / Single room add $5,415

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$7,275 per person twin / Single room add $5,455

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$7,385 per person twin / Single room add $5,539

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$7,329 per person twin / Single room add $5,499

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$7,549 per person twin / Single room add $5,665

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$7,765 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$8,655 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,029 per person twin

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April 3, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,315

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,315 per person twin / Single room add $4,735

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,429 per person twin / Single room add $4,825

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,489 per person twin / Single room add $5,619

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,609 per person twin / Single room add $5,705

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$7,669 per person twin / Single room add $5,755

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$7,789 per person twin / Single room add $5,839

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$7,725 per person twin / Single room add $5,795

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$7,959 per person twin / Single room add $5,969

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,195 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,175 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,615 per person twin

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April 30, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,315

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,315 per person twin / Single room add $4,735

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,429 per person twin / Single room add $4,825

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,489 per person twin / Single room add $5,619

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,609 per person twin / Single room add $5,705

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$7,669 per person twin / Single room add $5,755

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$7,789 per person twin / Single room add $5,839

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$7,725 per person twin / Single room add $5,795

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$7,959 per person twin / Single room add $5,969

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,195 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,175 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,615 per person twin

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June 26, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,665

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,665 per person twin / Single room add $4,999

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,785 per person twin / Single room add $5,089

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,845 per person twin / Single room add $5,885

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,959 per person twin / Single room add $5,969

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$8,019 per person twin / Single room add $6,015

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$8,139 per person twin / Single room add $6,105

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$8,079 per person twin / Single room add $6,059

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$8,309 per person twin / Single room add $6,235

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,535 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,499 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,969 per person twin

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July 3, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,665

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,665 per person twin / Single room add $4,999

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,785 per person twin / Single room add $5,089

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,845 per person twin / Single room add $5,885

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,959 per person twin / Single room add $5,969

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$8,019 per person twin / Single room add $6,015

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$8,139 per person twin / Single room add $6,105

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$8,079 per person twin / Single room add $6,059

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$8,309 per person twin / Single room add $6,235

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,535 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,499 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,969 per person twin

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July 20, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,665

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,665 per person twin / Single room add $4,999

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,785 per person twin / Single room add $5,089

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,845 per person twin / Single room add $5,885

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,959 per person twin / Single room add $5,969

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$8,019 per person twin / Single room add $6,015

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$8,139 per person twin / Single room add $6,105

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$8,079 per person twin / Single room add $6,059

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$8,309 per person twin / Single room add $6,235

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,535 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,499 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,969 per person twin

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August 6, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,429

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,429 per person twin / Single room add $4,825

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,549 per person twin / Single room add $4,909

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,609 per person twin / Single room add $5,705

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,725 per person twin / Single room add $5,795

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$7,785 per person twin / Single room add $5,839

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$7,905 per person twin / Single room add $5,929

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$7,845 per person twin / Single room add $5,885

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$8,079 per person twin / Single room add $6,059

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,309 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,265 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,735 per person twin

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October 12, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,429

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,429 per person twin / Single room add $4,825

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,549 per person twin / Single room add $4,909

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,609 per person twin / Single room add $5,705

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,725 per person twin / Single room add $5,795

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$7,785 per person twin / Single room add $5,839

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$7,905 per person twin / Single room add $5,929

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$7,845 per person twin / Single room add $5,885

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$8,079 per person twin / Single room add $6,059

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,309 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,265 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,735 per person twin

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October 19, 2025 (Paris > Paris) Priced from $6,429

FREE AIRFARE from anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Standard Suite (Cat. E) – Jewel Deck
$6,429 per person twin / Single room add $4,825

Standard Suite (Cat. D) – Jewel Deck
$6,549 per person twin / Single room add $4,909

Balcony Suite (Cat. C) – Sapphire Deck
$7,609 per person twin / Single room add $5,705

Balcony Suite (Cat. BA) – Sapphire Deck
$7,725 per person twin / Single room add $5,795

Balcony Suite (Cat. B) – Sapphire Deck
$7,785 per person twin / Single room add $5,839

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. BD) – Sapphire Deck
$7,905 per person twin / Single room add $5,929

Balcony Suite (Cat. PA) – Diamond Deck
$7,845 per person twin / Single room add $5,885

Balcony Suite (Cat. P) – Diamond Deck
$8,079 per person twin / Single room add $6,059

Deluxe Balcony Suite (Cat. PD) – Diamond Deck
$8,309 per person twin

Royal Balcony Suite (Cat. R) – Diamond Deck
$9,265 per person twin

Royal One Bedroom Suite (Cat. RP) – Diamond Deck
$10,735 per person twin

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