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Arosa Viva

Seine Experience - Paris and Normandy 8 Day Cruise

Launched as part of the modern Arosa fleet in 2010, the Arosa Viva offers a range of fascinating cruises on the Rhine, Main and Moselle, as well as on the waterways of the Netherlands. With an array of stylish accommodation for 198 passengers, the atmosphere on board is intimate and the service personalised. For a small ship, the amenities are plentiful and include a jacuzzi pool, putting green, giant chess board, gym, outdoor grill-station and dining area and of course the fabulous Arosa Spa.There are three pricing programs available with this ship and applicable itineraries: Premium All Inclusive, Classic Rate and Basic Rate. All our pricing shown here is for the 'All Inclusive Program'. This is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and German, and an international cruise host on board.** 2017 sailings, Children (2 - 15 years) travel free of charge, if cabin is shared with at least one adult. Please contact us for more information.





Embark the ship in Paris.

Day 1: Paris

Arrive into Paris and board your Arosa river cruiser during the afternoon. The ship is scheduled to set sail from Paris at 7pm and you can enjoy your first dinner on board as the ship heads south along the Seine.

Day 2: Les Andelys

Spend a full day in Les Andelys, made up of two sections, 'Grand-Andely' and 'Petit-Andely'. Situated on a bend in the Seine and surrounded by white cliffs, Les Andelys is the birthplace of the painter Nicolas Poussin. Explore this attractive town perhaps taking a walk along the riverside offering stunning views of the Seine Valley, where ancient half-timbered houses and the ruins of Chateau-Gaillard are perched above the town.

Day 3: Caudebec-en-Caux

Spend a full day in the old fishing village of Caudebec where you may stroll the banks Caudebec-en-Caux admiring the gardens and attractive houses that line the waterway. Explore the historical centre, the Church of Notre-Dame and a number of museums. The town is also a great starting point in which to explore a number of surrounding attractions including Honfleur, a historic port with pastel-coloured houses.

Day 4: Caudebec - Rouen

Depart Caudebec in the morning and sail towards Rouen. Arrive at the medieval city of Rouen midday where you may visit the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral, depicted numerous times by Monet. You may also see the square where Joan of Arc was martyred.

Day 5: Rouen

Spend a full day in the medieval city of Rouen where you may visit the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral, depicted numerous times by Monet. You may also see the square where Joan of Arc was martyred.

Day 6: Vernon

Arrive early morning at Vernon which boasts a gothic church, fine arts museum, 12th century castles and famous old mill. Nearby is Giverny home to the house and gardens of the Impressionist master, Claude Monet. Monet lived here for over forty years, immortalizing the flowers, footbridges and stone structures of his home in some of his most well-known paintings, including the famous Water Lillies series.

Day 7: Paris

Arrive in France's capital, Paris, where you will spend a full day. Wander its cosmopolitan and historical streets soaking up the Parisian atmosphere. Discover a wealth of historical buildings, world class museums and art galleries and of course great shopping, restaurants and buzzing cafe culture.

Day 8: Paris

Your Seine Cruise comes to an end this morning as you disembark in Paris after a final breakfast on board.


Disembark the ship in Paris.


  • 7 Nights' accommodation on board the A-Rosa Viva
  • Full board during the cruise
  • High quality drinks included all day long
  • Bottle of water (1 bottle 0,5 l per guest and day)
  • Comprehensive entertainment programme
  • Free onboard WiFi
  • Bathroom products and bath robe in cabin
  • 15% discount on SPA treatments


  • International transportation and domestic travel to and from Cologne
  • Transfers to and from the ship
  • Optional excursions (these tours will be offered in German and English and the cost of the tour is dependent on the number of participants booking the tour in any given language)
  • Visas (where required)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance

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