We are holding our Traditional River Tours on a very special date in 2023, when we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey.
A completely different journey awaits you on this trip with the Special Concert by Mr. Fahir ATAKOĞLU, the Performance of Mr. DJ Suat ATEŞDAĞLI and the seminar on astrology by Mr. Dinçer GÜNER.
Our valued consultants; On this trip, which we will organize together with Mr. Saffet Emre TONGUÇ and Mr. Serda BÜYÜKKOYUNCU, in the company of our other professional guides, we will explore Paris, Conflans, Versailles Palace, Roche Guyon Castle, Giverny, Monet’s Gardens, Vernon Town and the beautiful Honfleur…
Considered one of the most luxurious ships of the Seine River, our 5-Star Deluxe SCENIC GEM has only 55 guest cabins. The concept of ALL INCLUSIVE (All food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are included) is applied on our ship, which will accommodate a maximum of 110 guests.
We look forward to welcoming you at Scenic Gem, which provides 1st class service with ship crew service fee (tips), full wi-fi, private butler service, spacious cabins and suites.
Day 1 / 26 October 2023 / Thursday ISTANBUL – PARIS
Meet at Istanbul Airport International Terminal. After the ticket, baggage and passport procedures, departure to Paris at 07:00 with Turkish Airlines flight TK 1821 and arrival at 09:40 local time. Tuilleries Gardens, Concorde Square, world famous shopping street Champs-Elysées, Triumphal Arch, Eiffel Tower, Military Museum, Parliament Building, Napoleon’s Tomb, Louvre Palace and Museum, National Assembly Building, Madlen Church, Grand Palais. We will visit the Petit Palais, Comedie Francais, Chaillot Palace, Vendome and Trocadero Squares with our professional guides. Transfer to our hotel in the evening. Free time to settle into our rooms and have dinner. Overnight at our hotel.
Day 2 / 27 October 2023 / Friday OPERA SQUARE, PARIS AND SETTLEMENT TO OUR SHIP
After breakfast at our hotel, a walk to Opera Square and a shopping trip. Transfer to our 5-star ship at noon. “Welcome Cocktail” and settle into our rooms. After dinner, our ship will depart with the Paris lights and the view of the Eiffel Tower. Overnight on our ship.
Day 3 / 28 October 2023 / Saturday CONFLANS, VERSAILLES PALACE, DİNÇER GÜNER, LA ROCHE GUYON CASTLE AND FAHİR ATAKOĞLU CONCERT
We arrive in the town of Conflans early in the morning and go on a tour of the Palace of Versailles. The Palace of Versailles was the center of the kingdom’s political power from 1682, when Louis XIV carried the royal court from Paris, until 1789, when the royal family was forced to return. During this period, the entire political and cultural life of the kingdom, XIV, known as the Sun King (Le Roi-Soleil). It was organized around Louis. Versailles Palace is actually the base of “Hunting Activities”, a castle built for Louis XIII in 1623. In 1631, the castle was enlarged and decorated with French-style gardens, making it a special place for royal tours. In 1661, Louis XIV also ordered the Versailles Hunting Lodge to be converted into a royal residence. After this magnificent palace tour, we return to our ship and depart. At noon, we enjoy the “All Inclusive” concept of our ship and enjoy coffee with Mr. Dinçer GÜNER. In the evening, our ship arrives at a castle where you will be very impressed and we discover La Roche Guyon Castle at the hour that will be opened exclusively for our group. In this castle, we will visit the Halls, Bastions, Towers, Cellars and a very pleasant garden and enjoy the sunset. After the Dinner we will have on our ship tonight, we will attend the “Republican Ball Special Concert” that will be given on our ship by the international award-winning composer and pianist Fahir ATAKOĞLU, who is known in the fields of Symphonic Works, Film Music and Jazz Music. After this wonderful night, overnight on our ship.
Day 4 / 29 October 2023 / Sunday GIVERNY, VERNON AND MONET’S GARDENS
In the morning, we take our breakfast on board and then we start another wonderful day. First of all, we will visit the art workshops and gift shops in Giverny, and then we will wander in the Garden of Eden in Giverny, which Impressionist Painter Claude Monet called “My Greatest Masterpiece”. The garden, which is protected as a museum today, is flooded by thousands of visitors every year. The biggest source of inspiration for his recent paintings, especially the Lotus Paintings… The garden consists of three separate sections: the typical walled Clos Normand Garden, right next to his house, the Grande Allée, which passes under the rose arches on a carpet of nasturtium flowers. A water garden with a Japanese bridge overhanging Violets… It’s like Monet’s living canvases… We return to our ship at noon and after lunch we will tour the famous Vernon with its Gothic Church, Fine Arts Museum, 12th century castles and famous mill. . You will discover very stylish cafes and boutiques in the town of Vernon. After returning to our ship, we have our dinner and continue the 100th anniversary celebrations of our Republic with Mr. DJ Suat ATEŞDAĞLI. On this special night; We especially ask our female guests to bring their elegant evening dresses with red and white colors, and our male guests to bring their black suits. Overnight on our ship.
Day 5 / 30 October 2023 / Monday HONFLEUR, PARIS – ISTANBUL
We take our breakfast on our ship in the morning, and then we start our walking tour in Honfleur, a very special town in terms of art and history. We visit beautiful houses and boutiques in its narrow streets and photograph the wooden Saint Catherine Church from the 15th century. After the cruise, we will return to our ship for lunch and then depart for Charles de Gaulle Airport. Arrival at the airport, after passport and baggage procedures, departure to Istanbul at 19:55 with Turkish Airlines flight numbered TK 1828, arrival at 00:05 local time.