Pick up and drop off at Rouen Cruise Port

Reach Paris and enjoy some free time for personal Discovery

Tour conducted by English speaking driver

Trip Details


 1200€ per group of 2 to 8 persons maximum.

  • If you want to share your tour with others, you can put it on Cruise Critic. Most of the time this gives good results. You must do this yourself as we are not accepted on their site as a professional business.
  • Internal PA system with live commentaries and descriptions during driving time. Audible for everyone, wherever you are seated.


Departure time to be confirmed, depending on ship


11 Hours (approx.)

Trip Style:

Full Day Shore Excursion from Rouen.
Minimum 2, Maximum 8. Larger groups please contact us.

Meeting Point:

Pick up and drop off at Ship – Rouen Cruise Port

  • Services of English speaking driver
  • Small Group Private tour limited to 8 persons
  • Itinerary can be customized
  • Transportation in A/C vehicle
  • Wifi onboard
  • Bottled water

  • Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned
  •  Personal insurance & expenses
  • Meals & Drinks
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

Important information: We can customize this tour to your wishes if requested in advance. This includes the purchase of skip the line tickets to museums and attractions. For the Eiffel tower, we do not recommend a visit as timing is too short however a stop can be made for photo opportunities. Please note that it will be possible for you to book entrance fees to museums or attractions adapted to this tour during the booking process.

Embark on a thrilling Private Shore Excursion Day Tour from Rouen Port of Call and discover Paris – the City of Lights!

Pick up from Cruise Ship in Rouen

Departing from the Cruise Port of Rouen, this Normandy private shore excursion will take you to exciting Paris, the city of lights. First we will come and pick you up at your Cruise Ship terminal in Rouen – as you exit the terminal, our expert English speaking driver will have a sign bearing the lead travelers name. Meet your tour guide who will go over the itinerary and program of the day with you. From there you will be taken to your fully equipped A/C vehicle and it will be time to begin your private tour to Paris.

Reach the French Capital

On this shore excursion departing from the city of Rouen to Paris there is a 2 1/2 hours to 3 hours drive. Of course it will be possible to stop on the way for a small break. Please note that all our vehicles are equipped with an internal P/A system that allows the driver to make commentaries during driving time. All our vehicles are also equipped with wi-fi so that you will be able to catch up with family and friends during this time.

Panoramic Tour of Paris & Photo Stops

Upon arrival in Paris, this full day private day trip includes a short panoramic tour of the city so that you may see some of the most emblematic monuments of the city. Depending on your wishes and the traffic situation your driver guide will adapt his tour so that you may experience a maximum of what the city of Paris has to offer. Stops can be programmed at the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral or Arc de Triomphe.

For those of you who would like a deeper experience, we can program a personalized guided tour for you and your party. You will then be dropped off at a designated central area and it will be time for you to enjoy free time for personal discovery. Your driver will let you know the exact time to meet again for the return to Rouen to board your ship. After the visit of Paris, it will be time to make our way back to Rouen.

Our other Shore Excursions From Rouen

We organise a number of private shore excursions from Rouen including a guided walking tour of the town where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. We also program half day or full day beaches of Normandy tours, Mont Saint Michel and skip the line Versailles tours. We also conduct private excursions from Le Havre Port of Call and guided tours from Le Havre. Finally, we can also organise a private transfer for you and your party from Rouen to all destinations in France.

Good to Know

  • English speaking tour.
  • Minimum number of 2 participants applies.
  • Prices are per group of 2 to 8 persons.
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.

Welcome to Paris

Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)

Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’  Paul C. (UK)

Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)

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