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4th October 2017 • 10 nights • Sails from Rosyth (Edinburgh) • Black Watch • CRUISE ID: W1718 An itinerary to suit all tastes: the River Seine, a photographer’s delight; tax-free shopping on Guernsey; Lorient’s array of museums – ideal for history buffs; tours from La Pallice to admire the flora and fauna in ‘Green Venice’; and an overnight stay in Rouen, where art enthusiasts will want to take in the beautiful Claude Monet House and Gardens, while romantics opt to head to Paris to view the landmarks lit up at night. To/from Rosyth (Edinburgh) St. Peter Port Rivers & Cities of France Seine River Date Arrive Depart Destination OCTOBER 2017 Wed 04 PM Rosyth (Edinburgh) Thu 05 Cruising Fri 06 early am early pm Cruising Seine River Fri 06 late pm Rouen, France Sat 07 late pm Rouen, France Sun 08 early am late pm St. Peter Port, Guernsey D Mon 09 Cruising Tue 10 early am late pm La Rochelle (from La Pallice), France Wed 11 early am late pm Lorient, France Thu 12-Fri 13 Cruising Sat 14 AM Rosyth (Edinburgh) D Anchor Port 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. you can learn about the production of the famous brandy; and the enchanting marshlands of Marais Poitevin (‘Green Venice’). «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Experience a slower pace of life in the Marais Poitevin – or ‘Green Venice’ – as you sail the enchanting marshlands on a traditional boat. Keep a look out for herons, kingfishers, deer and more. From only £1,099 per person 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. 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 Discover the beautiful Claude Monet House and Gardens, home to the picturesque setting that inspired the legendary painter’s work, Water Lilies. St. Peter Port, Guernsey St. Peter Port is the charismatic capital of Guernsey and gateway to historic monuments galore. There are chances to see the ‘Pepper Pot’, a Napoleonic watchtower; Castle Cornet, an ancient harbour fortress; Les Hanois Lighthouse; and much more. The award-winning Candie Gardens feature a museum and an art gallery, along with fine views of the harbour and the neighbouring islands of Herm, Sark and Jethou. 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 La Rochelle was the best experience — friendly people, weather excellent and such a beautiful place. independent customer reviews 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 (overnight) Lorient La Rochelle (from La Pallice) Rivers & Waterways Europe Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £15 | Balcony Room: £70 | Suite: £80 | Single Rooms from > £1,799 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 164 All of the following included from only £110 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 stay in Rouen Visit fredolsencruises.com, contact your travel agent or call 0800 0355 105


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