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Idyllic Rhône

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Between Chalon-sur-Saone and Tarascon
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From Chalon-sur-Saône to Tarascon, the South of France is a place of rare enchantment. You’ll get to sample one of the world’s most celebrated cuisines, and enter a world of grandeur and wonder. Delve into the many local histories along the way, and appreciate the world’s most refined wine culture.
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* From price is for a 26 August 2019 departure. For a full list of pricing and availability, please see below. All prices are per person, twin share in CAD, based on two guests sharing. Terms and conditions apply and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change.
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Day 1

From Lyon airport transfer to Chalon-sur-Saône where you’ll be welcomed warmly aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. If flying into Lyon, please book your flights to arrive between 10am and 3pm.

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Mâcon > Lyon

While cruising this afternoon, join a lesson in French cookery in Scenic Culinaire.

Freechoice

Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais, and enjoy a tasting of the region’s wines. Or, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Lyon

Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France.

Freechoice

Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, and visit the Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths of yesteryear in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges, or join a guided bike ride to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Vienne > Tournon

Freechoice: Take a walking tour in Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. Alternatively, join your local guide for a cycling tour.

Sundowners
Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit. It’s a great soundtrack to an awe-inspiring backdrop.

Freechoice

Take a walking tour in Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. Alternatively, join your local guide for a cycling tour.

Sundowners

Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit. It’s a great soundtrack to an awe-inspiring backdrop.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Viviers > Avignon

This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town of Viviers, nestled between hill and river, and visit its imposing cathedral. Scenic Culinaire will be hosting a lesson in French cuisine for those wishing to improve their skills while cruising this afternoon. Or simply soak in the panoramic vistas from
the Sun Deck as you cruise to Avignon.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Avignon

This afternoon enjoy free time to explore on your own.

Freechoice

Shop with a Chef at the local market before cooking up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon’s architectural wonder, the Popes’ Palace. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard, the impressive ancient Roman aqueduct.

Enrich

After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Popes’ Palace, you’ll be invited in for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi within this elegant 14th century palace.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Tarascon

Relax on board as we cruise into the Provençal town of Tarascon.

Freechoice

Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or explore Saint-Rémy and the Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit the wondrous Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Tarascon

Transfer to Nice or Marseille airport after breakfast. Please book your flights to depart between 11am and 4pm if flying out of Marseille and after 1pm if flying out of Nice.

Meals included: Breakfast
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All prices are per person, twin share in CAD based on two guests sharing.
Optional pre and post land tours
Discover even more by adding an optional escorted land tour or city extension before or after your departure. We have curated a number of choices for you to choose from to tailor make your itinerary.

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