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Yearning for a taste of joie de vivre? Find it anew on this guided Seine River boat and bike tour through the French countryside! Explore the enchanting Normandy, cycle through charming villages, and immerse yourself in the world of Impressionist art, visiting iconic museums like the Orangerie and Rodin Museum. Cruise along the Seine and indulge in gourmet meals onboard as you soak up the beauty of the landscape. With guided tours, provided bikes and meals, and cultural experiences, this trip promises an unforgettably chic blend of adventure, art, and Parisian charm. Embrace the magic of France!

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  • Cycle through Normandy and Paris

    Explore breathtaking landscapes and historic sites while pedaling through the countryside and in the city

  • Cruising the Seine

    Enjoy leisurely boat cruises along the Seine River, taking in scenic views of iconic French landmarks

  • Discover Impressionist treasures

    Visit Monet’s home in Vernon and famous museums to marvel at masterpieces by Monet, Rodin, and other Impressionists

Available itineraries

Seine River Bike & Boat — Category A Cabin

You can choose between three cabin categories: category A, C, or D. By choosing this category A option, you will get a cabin on the lowest deck with fixed windows. More information on cabins is found in the Things to know section. Itinerary remains the same.

Set out on a guided adventure along the Seine, blending scenic bike tours with leisurely river cruising on a ship. Explore Normandy’s historic landmarks, including the ruins of Jumièges monastery and Ruen’s medieval charm. Pedal through iconic Parisian streets, discovering Impressionist masterpieces at the Orangerie and Rodin Museum. Marvel at Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the Seine’s tranquil banks. With all meals included and e-bikes provided, enjoy gourmet dining onboard and prepare for unforgettable hassle-free cycling adventures throughout your Seine River bike tour.

  • Bonjour, Paris! Your Seine river bike tour begins on a boat in France’s capital. Your guides will welcome you on board for embarkation at 5 pm. Once you’ve settled into your cabin, the guides will brief you on the itinerary. At 9 pm, we’ll bid adieu to the Parisian skyline as the Viva (our state of the art river cruise ship) sets its course for the picturesque landscapes of Normandy.

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Sunrise at the Arc de Triomphe
  • After departing from Ile de France, you’ll wake up in Normandy and enjoy a scenic morning cruise along the Seine. In the afternoon, you’ll go on a guided tour of the medieval town of Rouen—the capital of Normandy. Marvel at its magnificent cathedral and visit the historic square “Du Vieux Marché,” where Joan of Arc met her tragic fate.

    The ship will stay in Rouen overnight, so you’ll have an opportunity to wander and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Rouen’s medieval streets. Don’t miss the mesmerizing light show at the cathedral during summer evenings (June 1st to September 15th), accompanied by music. It’s a short walk from the ship and promises an unforgettable experience.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Walking distance: 1,8 miles / 3 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Medieval town of Rouen
  • After breakfast on board, we’ll hop on our e-bikes stationed near the jetty and navigate through quaint streets to explore the “Route of the Romanesque Monasteries.” We will cross two of the most beautiful river loops in the heart of Normandy, reach the majestic ruins of the Jumièges monastery and let you enjoy a picnic lunch prepared by the guides. We’ll return to Rouen along the Seine, followed by a brief transfer back to the ship in the afternoon. In the evening, the ship continues its journey towards the Atlantic.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 28 miles / 45 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Sightseeing old town
  • Our morning starts in the stunning Côte d’Albatre (the Alabaster Coast), the jewel of the Norman coast. We’ll explore the charming seaside town of Étretat nestled amidst towering chalk cliffs. We’ll set out on an easy cliff path hike and let you marvel at the awe-inspiring landscapes that have inspired renowned artists like Boudin, Monet, and Manet.

    After a relaxing break, we’ll cycle along picturesque streets, through quaint Norman villages, past white cattle farms, and small châteaux until you reach Tancarville. A transfer will then return us to the ship in Caudebec-en-Caux.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 38 miles / 60 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Chalk cliffs on the Alabaster Coast
  • The ship will dock at Les Andelys early in the morning, offering stunning views of the Seine’s wide loops and towering limestone cliffs, dominated by the ruins of Richard the Lionheart’s castle. You’ll cycle along the river and ascend to the castle’s ruins, where your guide will explain its history. We’ll return to the ship before noon and set sail for Vernon.

    In the afternoon, we’ll resume our e-bike tour at the old mill in Vernon, cycling upstream to Monet’s iconic water lily ponds and gardens in Giverny. After exploring Monet’s former residence and its lush gardens, we’ll continue along the Seine to the impressive La Roche Guyon castle as you learn its history and enjoy panoramic views of the river. The ship remains in Vernon overnight, so you’ll have time to enjoy it in the evening.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 31 miles / 50 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Richard the Lionheart’s castle in Les Andelys
  • Time to unwind! Savor a relaxing day aboard as you leisurely cruise along the winding Seine through the Ile de France back to Paris. In the afternoon, you’ll have an opportunity to listen to an informative talk from your guide, delving into the country’s culture and its people. Indulge in onboard luxuries as you unwind and enjoy a tasty dinner onboard.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Seine River in the French countryside
  • Oui, oui! On the penultimate day of our Seine river bike tour, we’ll cycle through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We’ll start our e-bike journey from the ship into the enchanting, less-traveled Parisian streets to experience the city’s iconic landmarks from a unique perspective of a bike traveler, including the serene Canal St. Martin and the majestic Notre-Dame cathedral.

    We’ll cycle via Pont Neuf to explore the Tuileries Gardens and delve into the world of Monet and other Impressionists at the Orangerie during a detailed guided tour. Following lunch overlooking the Place de la Concorde and the Champs Elysées, we’ll continue biking along the Seine to the Eiffel Tower past the golden statues of the Pont Alexandre III before discovering the artistic wonders of the Rodin Museum. Admire the famous sculptor’s masterpieces like “The Kiss” and “The Thinker” before cycling back to the ship for a delightful final dinner onboard.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 17 miles / 28 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Seine river Eiffel tower in Paris
  • Au revoir, Paris! Following your final breakfast onboard, it’s time to disembark in Paris. After bidding farewell to your guides and the rest of the group, you can either extend your stay in the city or head home.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Gargoyles of the Notre Dame Cathedral
  • The distances are approximate, and the proposed itinerary is subject to change at any given time, sometimes without prior notice. Some waterways may be temporarily closed due to factors such as droughts, storms, floods, canal or lock repairs, or other unforeseen circumstances that make navigation unsafe or impossible. The captain reserves the right to make any necessary adjustments. In exceptional circumstances such as high or low tides or unforeseen events, certain parts of the route may require alternate transportation by bus or train. In some cases, hotel accommodation may be necessary.

Seine River Bike & Boat — Category C Cabin

You can choose between three cabin categories: category A, C, or D. By choosing this category C option, you will get a cabin on the middle deck with windows that can open and a French balcony. More information on cabins is found in the Things to know section. Itinerary remains the same.

Set out on a guided adventure along the Seine, blending scenic bike tours with leisurely river cruising on a ship. Explore Normandy’s historic landmarks, including the ruins of Jumièges monastery and Ruen’s medieval charm. Pedal through iconic Parisian streets, discovering Impressionist masterpieces at the Orangerie and Rodin Museum. Marvel at Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the Seine’s tranquil banks. With all meals included and e-bikes provided, enjoy gourmet dining onboard and prepare for unforgettable hassle-free cycling adventures throughout your Seine River bike tour.

  • Bonjour, Paris! Your Seine river bike tour begins on a boat in France’s capital. Your guides will welcome you on board for embarkation at 5 pm. Once you’ve settled into your cabin, the guides will brief you on the itinerary. At 9 pm, we’ll bid adieu to the Parisian skyline as the Viva (our state of the art river cruise ship) sets its course for the picturesque landscapes of Normandy.

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Sunrise at the Arc de Triomphe
  • After departing from Ile de France, you’ll wake up in Normandy and enjoy a scenic morning cruise along the Seine. In the afternoon, you’ll go on a guided tour of the medieval town of Rouen—the capital of Normandy. Marvel at its magnificent cathedral and visit the historic square “Du Vieux Marché,” where Joan of Arc met her tragic fate.

    The ship will stay in Rouen overnight, so you’ll have an opportunity to wander and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Rouen’s medieval streets. Don’t miss the mesmerizing light show at the cathedral during summer evenings (June 1st to September 15th), accompanied by music. It’s a short walk from the ship and promises an unforgettable experience.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Walking distance: 1,8 miles / 3 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Medieval town of Rouen
  • After breakfast on board, we’ll hop on our e-bikes stationed near the jetty and navigate through quaint streets to explore the “Route of the Romanesque Monasteries.” We will cross two of the most beautiful river loops in the heart of Normandy, reach the majestic ruins of the Jumièges monastery and let you enjoy a picnic lunch prepared by the guides. We’ll return to Rouen along the Seine, followed by a brief transfer back to the ship in the afternoon. In the evening, the ship continues its journey towards the Atlantic.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 28 miles / 45 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Sightseeing old town
  • Our morning starts in the stunning Côte d’Albatre (the Alabaster Coast), the jewel of the Norman coast. We’ll explore the charming seaside town of Étretat nestled amidst towering chalk cliffs. We’ll set out on an easy cliff path hike and let you marvel at the awe-inspiring landscapes that have inspired renowned artists like Boudin, Monet, and Manet.

    After a relaxing break, we’ll cycle along picturesque streets, through quaint Norman villages, past white cattle farms, and small châteaux until you reach Tancarville. A transfer will then return us to the ship in Caudebec-en-Caux.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 38 miles / 60 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Chalk cliffs on the Alabaster Coast
  • The ship will dock at Les Andelys early in the morning, offering stunning views of the Seine’s wide loops and towering limestone cliffs, dominated by the ruins of Richard the Lionheart’s castle. You’ll cycle along the river and ascend to the castle’s ruins, where your guide will explain its history. We’ll return to the ship before noon and set sail for Vernon.

    In the afternoon, we’ll resume our e-bike tour at the old mill in Vernon, cycling upstream to Monet’s iconic water lily ponds and gardens in Giverny. After exploring Monet’s former residence and its lush gardens, we’ll continue along the Seine to the impressive La Roche Guyon castle as you learn its history and enjoy panoramic views of the river. The ship remains in Vernon overnight, so you’ll have time to enjoy it in the evening.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 31 miles / 50 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Richard the Lionheart’s castle in Les Andelys
  • Time to unwind! Savor a relaxing day aboard as you leisurely cruise along the winding Seine through the Ile de France back to Paris. In the afternoon, you’ll have an opportunity to listen to an informative talk from your guide, delving into the country’s culture and its people. Indulge in onboard luxuries as you unwind and enjoy a tasty dinner onboard.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Seine River in the French countryside
  • Oui, oui! On the penultimate day of our Seine river bike tour, we’ll cycle through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We’ll start our e-bike journey from the ship into the enchanting, less-traveled Parisian streets to experience the city’s iconic landmarks from a unique perspective of a bike traveler, including the serene Canal St. Martin and the majestic Notre-Dame cathedral.

    We’ll cycle via Pont Neuf to explore the Tuileries Gardens and delve into the world of Monet and other Impressionists at the Orangerie during a detailed guided tour. Following lunch overlooking the Place de la Concorde and the Champs Elysées, we’ll continue biking along the Seine to the Eiffel Tower past the golden statues of the Pont Alexandre III before discovering the artistic wonders of the Rodin Museum. Admire the famous sculptor’s masterpieces like “The Kiss” and “The Thinker” before cycling back to the ship for a delightful final dinner onboard.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 17 miles / 28 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Seine river Eiffel tower in Paris
  • Au revoir, Paris! Following your final breakfast onboard, it’s time to disembark in Paris. After bidding farewell to your guides and the rest of the group, you can either extend your stay in the city or head home.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Gargoyles of the Notre Dame Cathedral
  • The distances are approximate, and the proposed itinerary is subject to change at any given time, sometimes without prior notice. Some waterways may be temporarily closed due to factors such as droughts, storms, floods, canal or lock repairs, or other unforeseen circumstances that make navigation unsafe or impossible. The captain reserves the right to make any necessary adjustments. In exceptional circumstances such as high or low tides or unforeseen events, certain parts of the route may require alternate transportation by bus or train. In some cases, hotel accommodation may be necessary.

Seine River Bike & Boat — Category D Cabin

You can choose between three cabin categories: category A, C, or D. By choosing this category D option, you will get a cabin on the upper deck with windows that can open and a French balcony. Lots of amenities are on this deck as well, including a restaurant, bar, spa, fitness room, and much more. More information on cabins is found in the Things to know section. Itinerary remains the same.

Set out on a guided adventure along the Seine, blending scenic bike tours with leisurely river cruising on a ship. Explore Normandy’s historic landmarks, including the ruins of Jumièges monastery and Ruen’s medieval charm. Pedal through iconic Parisian streets, discovering Impressionist masterpieces at the Orangerie and Rodin Museum. Marvel at Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the Seine’s tranquil banks. With all meals included and e-bikes provided, enjoy gourmet dining onboard and prepare for unforgettable hassle-free cycling adventures throughout your Seine River bike tour.

  • Bonjour, Paris! Your Seine river bike tour begins on a boat in France’s capital. Your guides will welcome you on board for embarkation at 5 pm. Once you’ve settled into your cabin, the guides will brief you on the itinerary. At 9 pm, we’ll bid adieu to the Parisian skyline as the Viva (our state of the art river cruise ship) sets its course for the picturesque landscapes of Normandy.

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Sunrise at the Arc de Triomphe
  • After departing from Ile de France, you’ll wake up in Normandy and enjoy a scenic morning cruise along the Seine. In the afternoon, you’ll go on a guided tour of the medieval town of Rouen—the capital of Normandy. Marvel at its magnificent cathedral and visit the historic square “Du Vieux Marché,” where Joan of Arc met her tragic fate.

    The ship will stay in Rouen overnight, so you’ll have an opportunity to wander and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Rouen’s medieval streets. Don’t miss the mesmerizing light show at the cathedral during summer evenings (June 1st to September 15th), accompanied by music. It’s a short walk from the ship and promises an unforgettable experience.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Walking distance: 1,8 miles / 3 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Medieval town of Rouen
  • After breakfast on board, we’ll hop on our e-bikes stationed near the jetty and navigate through quaint streets to explore the “Route of the Romanesque Monasteries.” We will cross two of the most beautiful river loops in the heart of Normandy, reach the majestic ruins of the Jumièges monastery and let you enjoy a picnic lunch prepared by the guides. We’ll return to Rouen along the Seine, followed by a brief transfer back to the ship in the afternoon. In the evening, the ship continues its journey towards the Atlantic.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 28 miles / 45 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Sightseeing old town
  • Our morning starts in the stunning Côte d’Albatre (the Alabaster Coast), the jewel of the Norman coast. We’ll explore the charming seaside town of Étretat nestled amidst towering chalk cliffs. We’ll set out on an easy cliff path hike and let you marvel at the awe-inspiring landscapes that have inspired renowned artists like Boudin, Monet, and Manet.

    After a relaxing break, we’ll cycle along picturesque streets, through quaint Norman villages, past white cattle farms, and small châteaux until you reach Tancarville. A transfer will then return us to the ship in Caudebec-en-Caux.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 38 miles / 60 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Chalk cliffs on the Alabaster Coast
  • The ship will dock at Les Andelys early in the morning, offering stunning views of the Seine’s wide loops and towering limestone cliffs, dominated by the ruins of Richard the Lionheart’s castle. You’ll cycle along the river and ascend to the castle’s ruins, where your guide will explain its history. We’ll return to the ship before noon and set sail for Vernon.

    In the afternoon, we’ll resume our e-bike tour at the old mill in Vernon, cycling upstream to Monet’s iconic water lily ponds and gardens in Giverny. After exploring Monet’s former residence and its lush gardens, we’ll continue along the Seine to the impressive La Roche Guyon castle as you learn its history and enjoy panoramic views of the river. The ship remains in Vernon overnight, so you’ll have time to enjoy it in the evening.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 31 miles / 50 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Richard the Lionheart’s castle in Les Andelys
  • Time to unwind! Savor a relaxing day aboard as you leisurely cruise along the winding Seine through the Ile de France back to Paris. In the afternoon, you’ll have an opportunity to listen to an informative talk from your guide, delving into the country’s culture and its people. Indulge in onboard luxuries as you unwind and enjoy a tasty dinner onboard.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Seine River in the French countryside
  • Oui, oui! On the penultimate day of our Seine river bike tour, we’ll cycle through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We’ll start our e-bike journey from the ship into the enchanting, less-traveled Parisian streets to experience the city’s iconic landmarks from a unique perspective of a bike traveler, including the serene Canal St. Martin and the majestic Notre-Dame cathedral.

    We’ll cycle via Pont Neuf to explore the Tuileries Gardens and delve into the world of Monet and other Impressionists at the Orangerie during a detailed guided tour. Following lunch overlooking the Place de la Concorde and the Champs Elysées, we’ll continue biking along the Seine to the Eiffel Tower past the golden statues of the Pont Alexandre III before discovering the artistic wonders of the Rodin Museum. Admire the famous sculptor’s masterpieces like “The Kiss” and “The Thinker” before cycling back to the ship for a delightful final dinner onboard.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Cycling distance: 17 miles / 28 km
    Accommodation: River cruise cabin

    Seine river Eiffel tower in Paris
  • Au revoir, Paris! Following your final breakfast onboard, it’s time to disembark in Paris. After bidding farewell to your guides and the rest of the group, you can either extend your stay in the city or head home.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Gargoyles of the Notre Dame Cathedral
  • The distances are approximate, and the proposed itinerary is subject to change at any given time, sometimes without prior notice. Some waterways may be temporarily closed due to factors such as droughts, storms, floods, canal or lock repairs, or other unforeseen circumstances that make navigation unsafe or impossible. The captain reserves the right to make any necessary adjustments. In exceptional circumstances such as high or low tides or unforeseen events, certain parts of the route may require alternate transportation by bus or train. In some cases, hotel accommodation may be necessary.

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Terranova Bike Tours
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Founded in 1979, Terranova Bike Tours is still a family-owned and operated business offering supported, guided, or self-guided bicycle tours. They offer a wide range of tours in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, and Portugal, with a focus on historical, cultural, and gastronomic elements of the region. Terranova Bike Tours’ expert and local guides will take you on an unforgettable journey and lead you to places you won’t find inside guidebooks!

A-ROSA VIVA cruise ship

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Couple F. from Schwandorf (source: Guide’s website)

We experienced breathtaking scenery along the river on our bikes and spent the night in comfort on the boat. It was a perfect combination of adventure and relaxation.

Couple D. from Lennestadt (source: Guide’s website)

The Seine River Bike Tour in France by bike and boat was a great experience! We explored the beauty of the river and its surroundings by bike and visited many interesting places. The food was delicious. I can recommend this trip to anyone who enjoys cycling and wants to experience France. Thank you terranova!

Things to know

  • What you get on this adventure:

      • Experienced, local guides with extensive knowledge of the area
      • 8-day bike and boat tour from Paris to Normandy and back
      • 4 full days of stress-free battery-assisted cycling with a support vehicle
      • Accommodation for 7 nights in selected category of cabin on the A-ROSA VIVA ship
      • All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8
      • All drinks, with the exception of alcoholic beverages
      • Electric bike
      • Support vehicle
      • Guided cycling itinerary in English
      • All visits and admissions as indicated in the itinerary
      • All transfers as indicated in the itinerary
      • CO2 compensation of the Terranova excursion program

    What’s not included:

      • Transportation to Paris — round-trip from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to the boat (please let us know upon booking if you’re interested)
      • Helmet (let us know upon booking if you’d like to rent one)
      • Bike protection
      • Guide gratuities — optional
      • Travel and medical insurance — strongly recommended
  • This Seine River bike tour is geared towards beginners, as you’ll be using electric bikes that can assist you significantly in case you have a lower level of fitness. On premium pedelecs equipped with Bosch or Shimano mid-mounted motors, riders have full control over assistance levels, allowing for a personalized difficulty rating based on individual fitness levels and preferences. It is entirely up to you what difficulty level you choose and whether you want to challenge yourself or simply enjoy the sights.

    You’ll cover a total distance of 189 kilometers / 118 miles by e-bike and on foot. The bike routes mostly follow cycle paths with minimal traffic, and comfortable running shoes with a good grip are recommended for the coastal hike.

  • Here’s a list of the equipment you need to bring:

      • Duffle bag for all your personal belongings
      • Running shoes
      • Comfortable biking clothes
      • Dinner clothes
      • Swimwear
      • Spare clothes for layering
      • Sunhat
      • Toiletries (sunscreen, hand sanitizer, toilet paper, etc.)
      • Sunglasses
      • Camera — optional (but recommended)

    Dress comfortably and for the weather in clothes you can move in. We suggest bringing clothing appropriate for the season.

    Weather in Central France and Normandy can be unpredictable. Days are typically warm, but evenings can be noticeably cooler. Don’t forget to pack swimwear along with clothing for dinner and cycling clothes.

  • The boat

    During your Seine River bike tour, you’ll spend your time aboard the A-ROSA VIVA, a state-of-the-art cruise ship that offers a spacious and luxurious experience for up to 202 guests. Its expansive design encompasses a sun deck with abundant lounging space, heatable outdoor pool with countercurrent system, indoor and outdoor restaurant, panorama lounge with bar and dance floor, café and recreational amenities like shuffleboard, putting green, and large figure chess.

    Spa & fitness

    Guests can also indulge in relaxation in the outdoor spa area that offers a large selection of beauty and body treatments with high-quality products, panorama sauna and bio sauna, as well as a relaxation room. Professionally trained SPA and beauty team are at your disposal.

    Participants of the Seine River bike tour can also work out at the well-equipped fitness room with modern cardio equipment, such as cross trainer, ergometer and treadmill. With stylish lounges, bars, and panoramic views, the A-ROSA VIVA provides a tranquil and enjoyable escape from everyday life.

    Cabins

    The ship boasts 99 spacious elegant cabins. There are three categories of cabins, and you can choose the one you prefer. All three cabin types are equally equipped and they have the same layout: they feature modern furnishings and amenities including air conditioning, safe, TV, fly screen, hairdryer, toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, and bathrobe on request. The difference among cabins is the deck and the windows.

      • Category A cabins are the most basic ones—they have windows which do not open and they’re on the lowest deck.
      • Category C and D cabins have windows that can be opened, as well as a French balcony. Cabins in category D are on a deck above category C—a deck where you’ll also find a restaurant, bar, and many other amenities.
  • On your Seine River bike tour all meals are included from the moment you arrive on board until you disembark, that is, from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day. The culinary experience aboard includes varied buffets showcasing regional specialties and live cooking every day, complemented by afternoon cake buffets with coffee and tea. You can enjoy mineral water with main meals, specialty evenings, and flexible meal times and free choice of table in the market restaurant, day lounge, and outdoor restaurant.

    The restaurant provides buffet-style meals with live cooking throughout the day and multi-course dinners. Lunch is served either as a picnic prepared by your guides or as an onboard buffet, depending on your itinerary. Plus, all drinks are included, except for champagne, bottled wine, and exclusive rarities.

    Wine menu is tailored to the region and the Wine & Dine arrangement which includes an exclusive 5-course dinner with corresponding wines can be booked on board. If weather permits, there will be a BBQ buffet on the aft deck.

    Special dietary needs like vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free are easily accommodated, so if you have any, just let us know upon booking.

  • For your Seine River bike tour, your guides will provide e-bikes—premium pedelecs equipped with Bosch or Shimano mid-mounted motors with full control over assistance levels, so you could adjust it to your needs.

    It is not mandatory, but if you want, you can rent a helmet for 10 EUR at the checkout.

  • Group sizes and pricing

      • For this group Seine River bike tour, there will be at least 2 guides.
      • It takes a minimum of 8 people for this tour to operate. The maximum number of participants is set at 16.
      • The price of the tour is based on two people sharing a cabin. If you’re joining by yourself, you have to add the single supplement to your booking upon checkout. Your guides will do their best and see if there’s another solo traveler willing to share the cabin, but it’s unlikely.

    Cycling on the Seine River can be arranged for larger groups. Contact us to make arrangements.

    Min. age requirements

      • If you are older than 18, you’re good to go.
      • Minors younger than 18 may be permitted to join the Seine River bike tour on a case-by-case basis, but must be in the presence of a parent or legal guardian.

    If your group has travelers under the age of 18, contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.

  • To get to the Seine River, most people fly into Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), 30 minutes from Paris. From there, you can rent a car or take a train, i.e., a shuttle service.

    Please book your flight to arrive at Paris airport no later than 3 pm to avoid the risk of arriving too late at the meeting point on board the ship at 5 pm. Otherwise, you might be unable to take part in the panorama tour.

  • We highly recommend that you cover all your bases with both emergency medical and travel insurance.

    With medical insurance, if you have an accident or medical emergency on or off the mountain, you’ll avoid paying out of pocket for costly expenses. This covers everything from hospital treatments to emergency air transportation and more. Travel insurance covers canceled flights, natural disasters and other scenarios that may interrupt your travel plans.

    We also expect you to respect local regulations and take measures to protect yourselves, your guides, and the communities you’re traveling to.
    If you need assistance selecting the right insurance for you or your group, let us know and we will be happy to help!

  • The Seine River bike tour should be booked at least thirty (30) days in advance.

    A 20% deposit to secure your place is due upon booking. The remaining amount is due no later than twenty-eight (28) days before departure. Once the trip is confirmed by the guide, the cancellation policy stated below applies.

      • If Client cancels the Booking anytime prior to one hundred twenty (120) calendar days in advance of the trip contemplated by the booking, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of seventy-five percent (75%) of trip cost.
      • For cancellations one hundred nineteen (119) to sixty (60) calendar days in advance, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of sixty percent (60%) of the trip cost.
      • For cancellations fifty-nine (59) to thirty-one (31) calendar days in advance, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of forty percent (40%) of the trip cost.
      • For cancellations thirty (30) to fifteen (15) calendar days in advance, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of twenty percent (20%) of the trip cost.
      • For cancellations fourteen (14) to five (5) calendar days in advance, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of five percent (5%) of the trip cost.
      • After that deadline or in the event that the Client doesn’t show up, Client is not entitled to any refund.
      • Any reimbursable expenses arising out of the Booking incurred by Guide prior to the date of cancellation (including but not limited to plane tickets, car rental payments, and lodging or transportation fees) are non-refundable as soon as they are incurred by the Guide.
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