Champagne on the Marne
FRC-BWT-822103/819769 French Canals
7 Nights
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At A Glance

What's Included

  • Executive Travel
  • 6 nights at the 3*Best Western Île-de-France, Château-Thierry, Dinner B&B
  • A visit to the Mercier Champagne House in Epernay
  • A glass of champagne courtesy of Mercier
  • 5 days cruising the River marne, with lunch and drinks included
  • Free time in Château-Thierry & Reims

What's Not Included

Itinerary
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Day 1
UK - Château-Thierry

Depart the UK this morning on a scenic route to Château-Thierry, stopping in Amiens for lunch.

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Day 2
Epernay - Port-à-Binson

This morning, you will have time to visit the cellars of Mercier champagne house. Depart Epernay at lunchtime for a scenic cruise to the village of Port-à-Binson.

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Day 3
Œuilly - Dormans

This morning you can enjoy a visit to the heritage museum La Maison Champenoise at Œuilly. Afterwards, depart for your cruise to Dormans.

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Day 4
Dormans - Château-Thierry

This morning, you will re-embark this vessel for a downstream cruise to Mont-St-Père. Here you can visit the 13th Century Church of our Lady in Mézy-Moulins. Your cruise will conclude today in Château-Thierry.

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Day 5
Charly - La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre

Contnue cruising down the Marne today, passing through the town of Charly, an area noted for its association with Napoleon's marches to war and the romantic life of Edith Piaf. Conclude for the day in La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre.

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Day 6
La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre - Meaux

For your final day of cruising, board at La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre for your cruise to the city of Meaux, notable for its 12th Century Bishop's Palace, now housing the regional museum, Cathedral of St Etiénne, and the most comprehensive Great War Museum in all of France.

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Day 7
Meaux - UK

After checking out of your hotel this morning, head for Reims, where you will have free time to explore. After lunch, depart Reims for your journey home.