Day Date Port Excursion options
THRU 4/25/24 Paris, France - Embarkation

FRI 4/26/24 Les Andelys Château Gaillard, Les Andelys bike tour or Château Gaillard hike

SAT 4/27/24 Le Havre Honfleur, Pays d'Auge or Le Havre city tour or bike tour

SUN 4/28/24 Le Havre / Caudebec-en-Caux Normandy US Landing Beaches, British/Canadian Beaches, Route des Abbayes or Seine Museum

MON 4/29/24 Rouen Medieval Rouen walking tour or bike tour; Lyons-la-Foret excursion or Taste of Normandy

TUES 4/30/24 Vernon Monet's home and gardens in Giverny, Château de Bizy Tour or Giverny bike tour

WED 5/1/24 Paris City of Light tour, Artist's Walk of Auvers-sur-Oise, Château Saint-Germain-en-Laye tour or freetime

THUR 5/2/24 Paris, France - Disembarkation  
Ship, Times and itinerary are subject to change by the cruise line.


  • Travel Journal get together led by Cheri Thomas & Sara Jones of Cruise & Crop
    • Crafting Focus: Journaling, drawing, coloring, memory keeping
  • Virtual Meet-up will be planned prior to the trip (in April 2024)
  • Participants are encouraged to book the 2-day pre-cruise package in Paris so that we can meet together, at the hotel, for a pre-cruise class.
  • Meet-ups will take place onboard the ship while cruising and/or at cocktail parties.

Experience all that ama waterways has to offer:

  • Spacious Staterooms
  • Shore Excursions in each port are included - with the option to choose your favorite.
  • Award winning dining experiences
  • Wine & Beer are included with Lunch & Dinner
  • Rest & Relaxation in the Spa & Fitness Center
  • Sun Deck with walking track and whirlpool
  • Chef's Table - complimentary experience for all passengers
  • Daily Cocktail hour
  • Evening entertainment
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English-laungage TV stations.
  • Fleet of compliemtary bikes to use in port and on bike tours
  • And so much more!!
2-Day pre-cruise Paris Package
4/23/24 - Hotel Check-in & Free time

4/24/24 - Hidden Paris & Montmartre Tour (B)

Enjoy a morning tour of Paris. Later in the day, visit Montmartre, long known as the city's premier artist's enclave.

**Evening Meet-up with Cheri & Sara to work on our Travel Journals

4/25/24 - Alelier des Lumieres (B & D)

Visit the Atelier des Lumieres where you'll be treated to an immersive digital expeirence with art, sound and history.

After the tour, you'll board the ship in Paris for your Paris & Normandy cruise.

Land pricing: $900 per person (double occupancy); $1,340 (single)
Itinerary is subject to change.

group rates  
  stateroom options double occupancy with Discount
  Fixed Windows, Category E, Piano Deck - 170 sq. ft. Sold-out Sold-out
  Fixed Windows, Category D, Piano Deck - 170 sq. ft. $4,698 pp $4,422 pp
  French Balcony, Category C, Cello & Violin Decks, aft - 170 sq. ft. Sold-out Sold-out
  French Balcony, Category B, Cello Deck, mid - 170 sq. ft. $5,998 pp $5,722 pp
  French Balcony, Category A, Violin Deck, mid - 170 sq. ft. $6,098 pp $5,822 pp
  French Balcony, Category A+, Violin Deck, mid - 225 sq. ft. Sold-out Sold-out
  Suite - French Balcony, Category S, Violin Deck, mid - 255 sq. ft. Sold-out Sold-out

Triple and Quad occupancy cabins are also available in select categories. Please call for rates.

All quoted rates are in US Dollars. Rates include your cruise and shore excurions.  Port charges are additional at $224 per person. Airfare is additional. Rates are based on occupancy, are subject to change, and are based on availability. Singles must pay a single supplement rate (Category A-E =150%; Category A+ or Suites = 200%). Taxes & port charges are subject to change. The cruise line reserves the right to implement a fuel surcharge if the cost of fuel increases.


Crafters add $200 for the Participant Fee. Non-crafting roommates do not have to pay this fee. In order to participate in this conference, you MUST book through Cruise & Crop. If you book direct or with another agent, you are not eligible to be part of the Cropping on the River - Europe cruise. A $50 non-refundable participant fee deposit is due at the time of booking. This means the balance of your participant fee ($150) will be due with your final payment.

Cruise Deposit per person:  $400
Participant Fee Non-Refundable Deposit per crafter $50
We cannot accept any checks drawn on a Canadian Bank. Credit Cards are preferred. International Money Orders are accepted. All payments must be made in US Dollars.

Rates are good while inventory lasts).  After this date, rates are subject to change. Final payments will be due by 130 days prior to sailing. Persons wishing to pay off their balance ahead of time are welcome to do so.

Tipping Guidelines

2023 rates are $144 per passenger. 2024 rates are subject to change.


The cruise line offers open dining. You'll be able to sit with different guests each night. All passengers, once onboard, are also able to make reservations for the Chef's Table.

US Citizens
Passports are REQUIRED. If you do not have one or yours is expired, please visit for information on how to apply/renew. Your passport should be valid 6 months after the conclusion of your trip.

Non-US Citizens
If you are not a US Citizen, then you are REQUIRED to have a passport.

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Travel Insurance:
Optional travel insurance is available - LeisureCare Luxury Travel Protection. To view the Top 10 Reasons why you should purchase travel insurance and see the details of coverage, Click Here. Rates are based on total package price and are subject to change. For example, if you add airfare, rates will likely increase.
If your total vacation package costs: Luxury
Insurance rate:
$1,501 - 1,700 pp $147 pp
$1,701 - 1,900 pp $169 pp
$1,901 - 2,100 pp $200 pp
$2,101 - 2,300 pp $211 pp
$2,301 - 2,500 pp $243 pp
$2,501 - 3,000 pp $264 pp
$3,001 - 3,500 pp $317 pp
$3,501 - 3,750 pp $359 pp
$3,751 - 5,000 pp $423 pp
$5,001 - 6,500 pp $571 pp
$6,501 - 8,000 pp $720 pp
$8,001 - 9,500 pp $847 pp
$9,501 + pp Call for a quote

Cancellation Policy

If one or more persons cancel, the rate(s) for remaining occupants may increase. Should this booking be canceled after initial deposit, said cancellation is subject to an administrative fee of $35 per person. In addition, you are subject to cruise line cancellation fees as outlined in their brochure.

AmaWaterways Cancellation Policy

LeisureCare Cancellation Policy
Classic Policy - Non-refundable after final payment and, if you are booked with a non-refundable deposit, immediately non-refundable after purchase.

CancelFlex Policy - Non-refundable after final payment and, if you are booked with a non-refundable deposit, immediately non-refundable after purchase.

Cruise & Crop Cancellation Policy
The initial $50 per crafter participation fee deposit that is due with your trip deposit is immediately non-refundable. The full participation fee is non-refundable after the group's final payment date.

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