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Experience France’s finest as smaller-scaled Braemar takes you closer to charming towns and culture-rich cities via scenic rivers winding through picturesque countryside – a wonderful experience in itself. With two overnight stays, there are chances to visit famous vineyards in highly-rated Bordeaux, and tour to beautiful Paris from Rouen – taking in Dover the highlights of the ‘City of Light’ is sure to be the pièce de résistance of your cruise. Seine River French River Cruising 1st April 2017 • 9 nights • Sails from Dover • Braemar • CRUISE ID: M1707 Date Arrive Depart Destination APRIL 2017 Sat 01 PM Dover Sun 02 early am early am Cruising Seine River Sun 02 early am Rouen, France Mon 03 early pm Rouen, France Mon 03 early pm late pm Cruising Seine River Tue 04 Cruising Wed 05 early am late pm La Rochelle Tours from La Pallice to La Rochelle bookable prior to departure, subject to availability. Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. From only £999 per person and the Grand Theatre. The region is also renowned for its high-quality wines and a visit here wouldn’t be complete without a tasting... or two. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Discover the major vineyards of the Medoc Bordeaux district and enjoy a visit to a leading wine château. The techniques of wine making will be explained, and you’ll get to try some of the famous French tipple for yourself. Lorient, France Scattered with engaging museums charting the popular port’s extensive maritime history and heritage – from shipbuilding and sailing to oceanography – Lorient is as inspiring as it is handsome. Highlights include nearby Port Louis and its star-shaped fort, and don’t miss tours to charming Quimper or the picturesque village of Pont-Aven. Rouen, France Rouen is rich in monuments and museums, which make an overnight stay all the more rewarding. Stroll through the historical centre and, among the narrow streets lined by tall, half-timbered houses, you’ll walk in the footsteps of Richard the Lionheart, Joan of Arc and Gustave Flaubert. Alternatively, take an evening tour to Paris to see the worldfamous landmarks lit up at night. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Take a trip to Paris to experience the many famous landmarks of the ‘City of Light’: the Seine River, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Orsay museums, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, the Champs Élysées and more. Cruising the Seine River Sail over 60 nautical miles along the winding, picturesque Seine River, the inspiration and subject of painters for centuries – it’s an experience highly rated by Fred. Olsen guests. Make sure you’re out on deck for a romantic journey, showcasing glorious architecture and close-up views of the gorgeous French countryside, speckled with pretty houses. La Rochelle (from La Pallice), France From La Pallice, visit the lively ‘White City’, La Rochelle, for arcaded walkways, halftimbered houses, engaging museums and an array of tempting local delicacies. It’s also the gateway to the famous Cognac region, where you can learn about the production of the famous brandy; and the enchanting marshlands of Marais Poitevin (‘Green Venice’). Bordeaux, France Docking right in the heart of the city, it’s easy to explore beautiful Bordeaux, the largest urban UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include the Place de la Bourse (Place Royale), the 15th century Cailhau Gate Being able to step off the ship straight into the middle of Bordeaux was absolutely brilliant. independent customer reviews Rouen (overnight) La Rochelle (from La Pallice) Lorient Bordeaux (overnight) Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £23 | Balcony Room: £100 | Suite: £145 | Single Rooms from > £1,699 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. (from La Pallice), France Thu 06 early am Bordeaux, France Fri 07 late pm Bordeaux, France Sat 08 early pm late pm Lorient, France Sun 09 Cruising Mon 10 AM Dover Europe Rivers & Waterways 145 All of the following included from only £111 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym • Choice of live evening entertainment • 2 formal nights Overnight stays in Rouen & Bordeaux View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv


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