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Paris and Normandy Cruise

April 8-15, 2023
Experience the grandeur of Northern France on a journey through art, culture, and the Bayeux Tapestry aboard AMAWaterway’s wine cruise.
Each Quilt Explorations cruise revolves around a specific quilting experience presented exclusively by one quilting expert. Intimate and upscale, these unique cruises help you explore quilting in ways you never imagined. Please note there are no classes on board the ship.

Cruise Pricing

We are pleased to offer a special cruise rate for all passengers aboard the 2023 Paris Normandy Quilt Exploration.

Your Quilt Seminar at Sea includes:

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Traveling with like-minded travelers in a small group

Your cabin

Your cabin will be modern and cheery whether you choose a river view stateroom or a stateroom or suite with a private verandah. Each large cabin has a river view, two lower beds (which can be arranged into a Queen or Twin beds), a TV, telephone, safe, hair dryer, individual climate control and a bathroom with a shower.

Prices & cabin options

Your price is a special rate for our Paris and Normandy Quilt Explorations cruise. It includes your ship accommodation for the 7 day cruise, river transportation, meals, services, activities and entertainment on board, as well as all quilting activities and parties!
Room Type Cost Per Person (Double Occupancy) Cost Per Person (Single Occupancy)
River View – E (170 sq ft with fixed window) $3,749 $5,829
River View -D (170 sq ft with fixed window) $4,059 $2,299
French Balcony – C (170sq ft with French balcony) $4,879 $7,599
French Balcony – B (170sq ft with French balcony) $5,179 $8,049
French Balcony – A (170sq ft with French balcony) $5,279 $8,199
Suite French Balcony – S (255sq ft with French balcony) $6,579 $10,149

*Includes Suite Amenities

Rates are per person, land/cruise only. Port taxes are an additional $210.00 per person If you are a single and would like to share a cabin, we can assist you with finding a roommate. Staterooms do not accommodate more than two people.

Costs not covered in the cruise price

Your cruise price is a special rate for our Paris Normandy Quilt Exploration. It includes your ship accommodation for the 7-day cruise, ocean transportation, all meals, services, activities and entertainment onboard. Other items not covered in the cruise cost are airfare, transfers to/from airport, pre or post hotel stays, gratuities, plus items of a personal nature such as photographs, laundry, massage, cocktails and premium alcoholic beverages except during Sip and Sail cocktail hour. Other fees may apply. The purchase of trip cancellation, travel accident and baggage insurance is strongly recommended.

Travel Insurance rate sheet

Deposit & final payment

A deposit of $600 per person is needed to guarantee your reservation.. Final payment will be due no later than December 31, 2022. Payments may be made by check (payable to AAA Travel), or by major credit card. $300 per person is non-refundable.

Cancellations

Once deposit has been made the following charges will apply:
(listed by days before departure)

120 days prior: $300 per person
121-90 days or more prior:
$600.00 per person
89-60 days prior:
$100.00 plus 35% of full fare per person
59-30 days prior:
$100.00 plus 50% of full fare per person
29-0 days prior:
100% of full fare