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151st Pre-Open Tour: Paris to Normandy Cruise

Your pre-151st Open experience starts here. Join your tour hosts for this 8-day luxurious cruise on the Seine River, visiting Normandy’s beaches and golfers playing authentic French courses along the way.

Your opportunity to play golf and indulge in opulence before heading to The Open at Royal Liverpool is here. This luxury river cruise departs Paris on Sunday 09 July 2023, returning to Paris on Sunday 16 July. We set sail in the heart of Paris on the mighty Seine River, before heading northwest, leaving the city of Romance in our wake for a week. This tour sees us visiting the old capital of Medieval France: Rouen, as well as Versailles, Normandy’s famous beaches, Mantes-la-jolie and Giverny.

Uniworld Joie de Vivre Ship Restaurant
Lunch spot aboard the S.S. Joie de Vivre

This escorted tour combines luxury with sightseeing, fine food and world-class golf in an unparalleled authentic French setting. We cruise the snaking Seine River where traders, warriors and adventurers have navigated for centuries. To take this journey, from the heart of France to the famous beaches of Normandy, is to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors, with exuberant old-world class.

Designed specifically for non-golfers, this river adventure has a lot of attractive components for adventurers travellers and luxury-seeking travellers alike. The golf aspect is an add-on, with select days substituting the daily activity with a round at one of three carefully selected golf courses. It is suited to golfers and non-golfers alike.

Aerial view of Golf d'Etretat in France's Normandy region
Golf d’Etretat, over looking the English Channel.

Voyages.golf is a relatively new brand whose team has almost a century of experience in the travel industry between them. This river cruise is the first of many for our team, and we are making it super special for you. Our first official cruise is the Tasmania Golf Cruise, departing Melbourne for Hobart in Australia in 2023 after being postponed.. Now is the time to start planning your European summer golf holiday by joining this exclusive river cruise.

Can I join this golf cruise?

This river cruise is our official Pre-Open tour. As Authorised Providers The 151st Open Championship, you can enjoy a guaranteed Open experience beginning the same day as the cruise ends. All your transport is taken care of, from the airport in Paris to start the cruise, back to the airport at the end to fly into Liverpool on the 16th of July to begin your official Open experience. Take the stress out of travelling and enjoy this luxury journey from start to finish, with a drink in hand and golf club in the other. Reserve your spot by visiting the page or contacting us directly.

Uniworld Joie de Vivre Ship Paris
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