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Rhone River Cruise: Spectacular South of France

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Between Paris and Lyon
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* From price is for a 29 July 2020 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

Celebrate the start of your journey at one of our luxurious city central hotels.

Day 2
Paris > Lyon

Board the TGV train to Lyon. Upon arrival transfer to the Scenic Sapphire where your friendly crew await to welcome you on board.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Lyon > Tournus

Relax on board as you cruise the Saône River towards Tournus. Perhaps sharpen your skills on French cookery at a lesson in Scenic Culinaire.

Freechoice

Experience Château de Cormatin. Or, join the intelligent hounds and their owners in a nearby quaint village to locate and sample French truffles.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Chalon-sur-Saône

Freechoice: Explore Beaune, including a visit to Les Hospices de Beaune. Alternatively, visit the estate of Château Meursault and taste some of its acclaimed wines or, visit the photography museum and learn the history of photography in the town where it was first invented.

Freechoice

Explore Beaune, including a visit to Les Hospices de Beaune. Alternatively, visit the estate of Château Meursault and taste some of its acclaimed wines or, visit the photography museum and learn the history of photography in the town where it was first invented.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Tournon

Perhaps start your day with a stretching class on board the sun deck or simply enjoy a leisurely morning as you take in the picturesque riverside panoramas. If you are feeling more active, cycle from Andance to Tournon.

Freechoice

Enjoy wine tasting at a local vineyard, or join a guided walk of Tain l’Hermitage including a tasting at Valrhona Chocolates. You could also enjoy a hike to Heritage Hill.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Avignon

A Scenic Culinaire cooking class is on offer this morning.

Freechoice

Take a walking tour of the magnificent city of Avignon. Alternatively, sample the celebrated wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a Côtes du Rhône vineyard.

Enrich

Enjoy a truly unforgettable experience at the prestigious Palais des Papes. After the doors close to the general public, be treated to an exclusive classical concert in one of the grandiose rooms.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Avignon

Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at a local food market and cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire. Alternatively, drop into the villages of the Luberon region including Gordes and Sénanque Abbey, or take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard.

Sundowners
Sail past the famous Pont d’Avignon with a drink in hand and take in this beautiful location on board your Scenic Space-Ship.

Freechoice

Shop with a Chef at a local food market and cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire. Alternatively, drop into the villages of the Luberon region including Gordes and Sénanque Abbey, or take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard.

Sundowners

Sail past the famous Pont d’Avignon with a drink in hand and take in this beautiful location on board your Scenic Space-Ship.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Tarascon

Later, enjoy time at leisure to explore the medieval charm of Tarascon, or simply stay on board for a Provencal Soap making workshop.

Freechoice

Explore the artistic heritage of Arles, and visit Arles Arena, or stop in at the pretty hilltop village of Les Baux before touring an olive farm. Alternatively, pay a visit to Saint-Rémy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery where Van Gogh was held for a year or take an active walk through La Camargue National Park.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9
Viviers

Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers including an organ recital.

Freechoice

Explore the Ardèche National Park including the Caverne du Pont-d’Arc Museum, or visit the aromatic Lavender Museum. Alternatively, kayak through one of Europe’s largest natural canyons, or drop into the town of Grignan.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
Lyon

Take in the vistas of the Rhône River as you sail towards the gastronomic heart of France, Lyon. Why not visit Scenic Culinaire and pick up a trick or two.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11
Lyon

Freechoice: Discover Lyon’s historic significance by traversing its hidden secret passageways, and visit Notre Dame Basilica or, traverse Lyon by foot, set on the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, explore the city sights by the river. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. Or visit the exclusive culinary school of Paul Bocuse for a cooking demonstration.

Freechoice

Discover Lyon’s historic significance by traversing its hidden secret passageways, and visit Notre Dame Basilica or, traverse Lyon by foot, set on the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, explore the city sights by the river. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. Or visit the exclusive culinary school of Paul Bocuse for a cooking demonstration.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12
Lyon

After breakfast, disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and transfer to Lyon airport.

Meals included: Breakfast
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