Paris and Normandy
Showcasing the best of Northern France, the Seine River cascades beneath 37 bridges, passing countless architectural landmarks, including the iconic Eiffel Tower. From Paris, she continues a northwesterly course through Normandy’s countryside, home to grazing cows, rolling hills, ancient monasteries and apple orchards. By the time she gets to Rouen, her banks widen and deepen on her way to Le Havre.
THE GARONNE AND DORDOGNE RIVERS AND GIRONDE ESTUARY:
Before merging into the Gironde Estuary, the Garonne and Dordogne rivers flow through a region renowned for its wine growing, majestic châteaux and gastronomic delights. Breathtaking countryside views call out for cyclists to pedal past idyllic vineyards timeless wine estates. Brimming with love for French art, history, lifestyle and Grand Cru Classé wines, this trio of waterways never fails to delight.
Pictured: Bordeaux, France