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Departed Edinburgh (Rosyth)  •  04th October 2017  •  10 nights
Black Watch  •  W1718
Clock in Rouen, France
Clock in Rouen, France

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Join Black Watch on a 10-night foray to fantastic French cities where an abundance of famous landmarks, must-visit museums and galleries, and areas of enchanting natural beauty await your discovery.

A scenic, 60 nautical mile cruise along the meandering River Seine is the perfect start to this relaxing autumn adventure, offering views of picture-perfect French countryside as you sail to Rouen. An overnight stay in this historic city affords you time to discover the plethora of highlights hidden within, including the must-visit Gothic Cathedral, Palais de Justice, and the exact spot where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. Alternatively take a trip to Paris, where you could climb the iconic Eiffel Tower and wander along the Champs Elysées. A return cruise along the Seine is then followed by a short stop at the British island of Guernsey, where you can visit the house of Victor Hugo – the author of Les Misérables – and take advantage of the tax-free shopping in the pretty capital, St. Peter Port. 

Returning to France, visit La Rochelle on a tour from La Pallice. It’s well worth taking the short journey to the ‘White City’ to wander the arcaded streets and see historic sites such as the 15th century town hall and the impressive towers which guard the harbour. La Pallice is also perfectly placed for tours to ‘Green Venice’, where wonderful waterways and protected marshlands can be explored on a delightful boat ride. Lorient was one of Germany’s most important U-Boat bases in World War Two and here you can admire the rebuilt post-war architecture; visit the concrete caverns of the imposing Keroman Submarine Base; or enjoy a relaxing drive along the picturesque coast – a world away from the battle-hardened centre of the city.

Single supplement offers are available on selected grades on this sailing, please call for details.

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Rivers & Cities of France
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October 2017
Wed 04
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Edinburgh (Rosyth)
Edinburgh (Rosyth)

Edinburgh (Rosyth)

Edinburgh - Scotland's historic capital - is one of the U.K.'s finest cities. Combining beautiful architecture, engrossing cultures and an extensive heritage, this Scottish delight is a must-visit destination.

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Fri 06
Early AM
Late PM
Cruising River Seine
Cruising River Seine

Cruising River Seine

Experience the unspoilt scenic beauty of Normandy as you sail along a winding, size-restricted section of France's second longest waterway, the picturesque River Seine.

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Fri 06
Late PM
Rouen
Rouen

Rouen

Normandy's delightful 2,000 years old 'museum city' and busy river-port on the meandering Seine.

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Sat 07
Late PM
Rouen
Rouen

Rouen

Normandy's delightful 2,000 years old 'museum city' and busy river-port on the meandering Seine.

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Sun 08
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St. Peter Port, Guernsey
St. Peter Port, Guernsey

St. Peter Port, Guernsey

This historic, picturesque and charming town located on the island of Guernsey is the Channel Island's oldest settlement.

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Tue 10
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La Pallice (for La Rochelle), France
La Pallice (for La Rochelle), France

La Pallice (for La Rochelle), France

Founded by Eleanor of Aquitaine in the 14th century, and once a bastion of French Protestantism, this handsome old Atlantic seaport has had a turbulent history.

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Wed 11
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Lorient
Lorient

Lorient

A former German U-Boat base, Lorient played a huge role in the Second World War and was a primary target for Allied bombing raids. Today, the rebuilt city is awash with post 1950's architecture and a number of museums and galleries to discover and explore.

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Sat 14
Early AM
Edinburgh (Rosyth)
Edinburgh (Rosyth)

Edinburgh (Rosyth)

Edinburgh - Scotland's historic capital - is one of the U.K.'s finest cities. Combining beautiful architecture, engrossing cultures and an extensive heritage, this Scottish delight is a must-visit destination.

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