11-Night France Intensive Voyage

11-Night France Intensive Voyage

Azamara PursuitSM | Departing: September 6, 2022
Azamara PursuitSM | Departing: September 6, 2022
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Ports

8 Ports

Late Nights

2 Late Nights

Overnights

3 Overnights

Azamara Pursuit
Sailing: 06 September 2022

Live La Vie en Rose

Set out to sea from the Venice of the North—Amsterdam. Take in priceless works by Rembrandt and Van Gogh or cruise one of the city’s many canals before our evening departure. In Bruges, wander the maze of its medieval core, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Savor a dish of moules-frites (mussels in broth served with fries) Belgium’s unofficial national dish.

An overnight in Rouen puts Paris within easy reach and gives you ample time to savor delectable dining, view world-famous attractions or simply unwind at a chic outdoor café. Next in Honfleur, visit the D-Day Landing Beaches or stroll the cobbled laneways and admire the tall, narrow homes that line them. In Cherbourg, the D-Day Beaches of Normandy are steeped in military history, and in St. Malo, the iconic Mont Saint-Michel stands as a stalwart sentinel in the sand. With late stays in both captivating ports, you’ll have plenty of time to explore.

Next, spend a night at sea enjoying Azamara’s Broadway-caliber entertainment and a full suite of indulgent spa offerings before docking in the Loire Valley for an overnight stay. Explore Nantes’ picturesque gardens,galleries, and thriving art scene, then cruise to Bordeaux, where another overnight stay offers plenty of opportunity to sample the region’s excellent wines.

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Itinerary
Voyage Itinerary#View At-a-Glance Itinerary
  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
    Netherlands
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    Date: Tue 6-Sep 2022
    Activity: Embark
    Arrival: -
    Depart: 5:00 pm
    With more canals than Venice, Amsterdam is a winding wonder of waterways just waiting to be explored. Whether by boat or by foot, learn about the city's past inhabitants such as Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Anne Frank. You'll soon discover there's so much more to Amsterdam than windmills and wooden shoes.
  • Day 2
    Zeebrugge
    (Bruges), Belgium
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    Date: Wed 7-Sep 2022
    Activity: Docked
    Arrival: 8:00 am
    Depart: 5:00 pm
    In Bruges you can lose yourself in another time, wandering the maze of winding lanes or drifting along the canals of its medieval core, the whole of which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. You can also have a wonderful time discovering the fascinating stories behind the products for which Belgium is famous, in an unexpected array of museums.
  • Day 3-4
    Paris
    (Rouen), France
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    Date: Thu 8-Sep to Fri 9-Sep 2022
    Activity: Docked
    Arrival: 1:00 pm (Sep 8)
    Depart: 6:00 pm (Sep 9)
    Rouen is home to the Cathedral of Notre Dame, its cast-iron spire the tallest in France. Get lost in the old town's labyrinth of lanes, and stop for a moment at the Rehabilitation Cross, where in 1431 Joan of Arc was consigned to the flames. Paris, City of Light, is within easy reach. Stroll along the Champs Elysées, take in the view from the Eiffel Tower, or immerse yourself in the Louvre.
  • Day 5
    Honfleur
    France
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    Date: Sat 10-Sep 2022
    Activity: Docked
    Arrival: 7:00 am
    Depart: 6:00 pm
    Honfleur is a lively port and the maritime influence is evident. Even Sainte Catherine church has a ceiling resembling an overturned ship hull. The square surrounding the church gives way to cobbled lanes of half-timbered houses and elegant manors. The quality of light has long attracted artists—including Monet, Turner, Seurat—all of whom stayed at Saint Siméon, now Honfleur's most luxurious hotel.
  • Day 6
    Cherbourg
    (D-Day Landing Beaches), France
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    Date: Sun 11-Sep 2022
    Activity: Docked
    Arrival: 8:00 am
    Depart: 9:00 pm
    Occupied by the Germans in WWII, Cherbourg has long been a city of maritime significance. A tour up the coast takes you to the beaches of Normandy, steeped in military history. Stay in the city and explore La Cité de la Mer—a scientific and historic museum, and aquarium rolled into one. Don't miss a chance to see the imposing Mont Saint-Michel as it appears to rise from the ocean at low tide.
  • Day 7
    St. Malo
    France
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    Date: Mon 12-Sep 2022
    Activity: Tendered
    Arrival: 8:00 am
    Depart: 8:00 pm
    History comes to life in the seaside city of St. Malo. Explore the cobblestone streets of this walled city to discover stories of pirates, treasures, corsairs, and adventures on the high seas. Pour through the region's history in La Demeure de Corsaire (a ship owner’s townhouse built in the 1700s). Afterward, stop in at one of the many cafes serving crepes and cider—a regional specialty!
  • Day 8
    At Sea
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    Date: Tue 13-Sep 2022
    Activity: Cruising
    Arrival: -
    Depart: -

    Spend the day sailing in style aboard your boutique hotel at sea. Indulge in a treatment at Sanctum Spa, stay ship shape with a class at our fitness center, or lounge the day away on our sunny pool deck.

    In the evening, savor inspired Italian cuisine at Aqualina, or relish in a classic steakhouse experience at Prime C. Plus, you’ll find plenty of exciting evening entertainment, from thrilling shows at Cabaret Lounge to intimate performances in the Living Room.

  • Day 9-10
    Nantes
    (Loire Valley), France
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    Date: Wed 14-Sep to Thu 15-Sep 2022
    Activity: Docked
    Arrival: 8:00 am (Sep 14)
    Depart: 5:00 pm (Sep 15)
    Known as a city of reinvention, Nantes shines with Gothic architecture and quirky, cool art installations. It’s the ideal blend of modern and medieval, where castles and cathedrals meet magical mechanical animals and funky restaurants and galleries. Shop the elegant boutiques of Passage Pommeraye, and set out on a river cruise to discover the chateaus and vineyards of the breathtaking Loire Valley.
  • Day 11-12
    Bordeaux
    France
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    Date: Fri 16-Sep to Sat 17-Sep 2022
    Activity: Docked/Debark
    Arrival: 12:15 pm (Sep 16)
    Depart: -
    Bordeaux’s fortunes have long been tied to viticulture. As a result it is a handsome and cohesive city of incredible classical and neoclassical style, with monumental buildings and fine mansions financed by the almighty grape. Be sure to bring your tasting palate to sample some of the world’s best wines.
Please note: While we do our best to adhere to our published itineraries, they may be changed at the discretion of the captain due to weather advisories, port traffic, and any other unforeseeable circumstances.
Stateroom & Pricing
Pricing and Offers
Club Interior Stateroom
£3,070* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 158 sq. ft. (14.7 sq m)
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Club Oceanview Stateroom
£3,460* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 143 sq. ft. (13.3 sq m)
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Club Balcony Stateroom
£4,240* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 175 sq. ft. (16.3 sq m)
Balcony Area: 40 sq. ft. (3.8 sq m)
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Club Balcony Plus Stateroom
£4,470* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 175 sq. ft. (16.3 sq m)
Balcony Area: 40 sq. ft. (3.8 sq m)
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Club Continent Suite
£5,330* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 266 sq. ft. (24.8 sq m)
Balcony Area: 60 sq. ft. (5.6 sq m)
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Club Spa Suite
£6,820* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 414 sq. ft. (38.5 sq m)
Balcony Area: 60 sq. ft. (5.6 sq m)
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Club Ocean Suite
£7,600* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 478 sq. ft. (44.5 sq m)
Balcony Area: 173 sq. ft. (16.1 sq m)
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Club World Owner's Suite
£8,390* Avg Per Person
Stateroom Area: 603 sq. ft. (56.1 sq m)
Balcony Area: 233 sq. ft. (21.7 sq m)
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Our Pricing & Savings Policy
Unless stated otherwise, all rates are per person, based on double occupancy, cruise only, in GBP, and subject to availability. Rates may vary by ship, departure date, and stateroom category. All rates, savings offers and itineraries are subject to change without notice. Azamara reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update fares, fees and surcharges at any time without prior notice.

Shore Excursions
  • Featured Shore Excursion
    Cap de la Hague with Crepe Tasting

    Journey down the scenic coast and into the Norman countryside. Take in views from Cap de La Hague and indulge at a local “creperie”.

  • Featured Shore Excursion
    The Saire Valley

    Discover the beautiful Saire Valley on a narrated drive that stops at scenic viewpoints and visits the cozy town of Saint Vaast la Hougue.

  • Featured Shore Excursion
    Majestic Mont-Saint-Michel

    Embark on a journey to one of France's major pilgrimage sites and one of the country's most stunning landmarks—the majestic island abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel.

Life Onboard
Life Onboard
  • Specialty Dining

    Dine in luxury and elegance at the specialty restaurants of Azamara, where you’ll savor a heavenly experience at a down-to-earth price.

    At Aqualina, tantalize your palate with some of Italy’s most celebrated dishes, as well as contemporary inventive cuisine. Expect a marvelous evening in a warm ambiance with stunning views and lush décor at Prime C steakhouse. And don’t miss the Chef’s Table, an exclusive dining experience pairing multiple delectable courses with perfectly matched wines.

  • Spa, Health & Fitness

    Relax, revitalize, and reboot. Our spa, health, and fitness options give you the chance to focus on you—something you don’t always have time to do at home.

    Pamper yourself at The Sanctum Spa with the ultimate in signature treatments. Update your look at our full-service salon. Get into a new groove with complimentary group fitness classes like sunset yoga on the deck, core workouts, and nutrition sessions. Or head to our well-equipped Fitness Center to work out at your own pace, as you enjoy spectacular ocean views. Feel better, look better, and get ship shape with Azamara.

  • Shopping

    Searching for a tasteful collection of merchandise, beautiful jewelry, and special keepsakes? Look no further than the onboard stores of Azamara.

    Stop by the ship’s namesake shop for sundries, casual wear, swim fashions, accessories, and small gifts. Head to Indulgences for an exquisite selection of jewelry, watches, and other pieces from iconic jewelry-makers. Pick up camera supplies and photos taken by the ship’s roving photographer at The Photo Shop. (And be sure to watch your daily news for specials and one-time offers that make shopping even more fun.)

  • Enrichment Programs & Classes

    Culinary demonstrations by our professional chefs and wine tastings by our sommeliers. Cruise Global, Connect Local℠ shore excursion seminars to help you learn about particular tours. Port-of-call lectures focusing on destination highlights, plus insider tips on lesser-known excursions.

    Get in the know with our ever-changing variety of entertaining and interesting programs hosted by Azamara’s own onboard experts.

  • Discoveries Restaurant

    At the culinary heart of our ships is the Discoveries Restaurant. Here, you can discover the world through dishes and flavors from the places we visit, whether it’s our Destination Immersion® Experiences dinner buffet or the Destination Immersion® cuisine on our dinner menu.

    During on-shore visits, our chefs love to head to local markets for inspiration and ingredients. The result? Mouthwatering dishes so local, you’ll feel like you’re not onboard anymore.

  • Casual Dining & Snacks

    At Azamara, we elevate casual dining to delectable heights. Taste your way around the world at The Patio with exclusive personalized dishes using local flavors. Then top your meal off at Swirl & Top, our self-serve frozen yogurt station.

    Take in the fresh breeze at an outdoor table and relax in the laid-back atmosphere of Windows Café, featuring daily themed dinners inspired from the region we’re visiting and live stations serving up local ingredients purchased in port. And no matter where you are in the world, Mosaic Café and Mosaic @Night is the perfect place to start (or end) your day.

  • Entertainment & Events

    In between taking you to some of the most fascinating destinations in the world, we love to entertain our guests, especially at the Cabaret Lounge. Enjoy live performances of professional full-stage musical revues, classical soloists, bands, and other entertainment in a cabaret nightclub with full bar and cozy tables.

    We take the show outside at Azamara’s White Night party and buffet, held at least once on every cruise (weather permitting). Have a fabulous feast, sip boutique wines on the house, and dance late into the night. Wearing white is optional, but encouraged!

  • Bars & Lounges

    Wine and unwind at Azamara’s distinctive bars and lounges. Discoveries Lounge is a guest favorite for pre- and post-dinner conversation and drinks, while The Living Room is the perfect space to take in interesting speakers, enjoy a hot beverage or wines and tapas, or simply relax with a good book.

    With a flat-screen TV and full-service bar, Spirits is a great place for sports fans. And the Casino will keep you entertained with a variety of exciting slot machines.

    Wine and unwind at Azamara’s distinctive bars and lounges. Discoveries Lounge is a guest favorite for pre- and post-dinner conversation and drinks, while The Living Room is the perfect space to take in interesting speakers, enjoy a hot beverage or wines and tapas, or simply relax with a good book.

    Azamara Pursuit’s newest lounge exemplifies outright dedication to Destination Immersion experiences. The Den is your ideal location for travel inspiration during your cruise. Sit back and relax to the sounds of live piano, and engage in one of our destination-focused activities.

    Wine and unwind at Azamara’s distinctive bars and lounges. Discoveries Lounge is a guest favorite for pre- and post-dinner conversation and drinks, while The Living Room is the perfect space to take in interesting speakers, enjoy a hot beverage or wines and tapas, or simply relax with a good book.

    The Spirits Bar will keep you entertained, with its flat-screen TV with and full-service bar, it’s the perfect place to watch the game onboard.

Voyage Features
 

Boutique Ships

Award Winning Amenities & Accommodations

Like her two sister ships, the sturdy Azamara Journey is a mid-sized beauty with a deck plan well-suited to the needs of modern voyagers.

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Air, Hotels & Transfers

Arrive Early or Stay Late on Your Next Voyage

Excited to get started on your travels or not quite ready to go home afterward? Extend your Azamara voyage with a pre or post voyage stay in one of our preferred hotels.

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Inclusive Amenities

Savings You’ll Appreciate

When you’re ready to embark on a journey with Azamara, be sure to pack your bags, but leave the phrase, “Check please,” at home. Because when travel with us, pretty much everything you could ever want is included.

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Our Pricing & Savings Policy

Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Azamara® shore excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions on board.

*Prices are representative, subject to change and availability and vary by sailing. Tours, tour dates, and times are subject to change and availability. A cruise booking number and at least one deposit payment is required to purchase a tour. Tours may be purchased online or by calling us up to four days prior to the cruise departure date. After that time, tours must be booked onboard.

Tours purchased prior to the cruise departure date will be charged to your credit card in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Tours purchased onboard will be charged in U.S. dollars to your KeyCard account. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program.

The providers of tour arrangements are independent contractors and are not acting as agents of representatives or Azamara. In no event shall Azamara be liable for any accident or harm to passenger, which occurs as a result of any acts, omissions, or negligence of any independent contractors.

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