Day 1 | Highlights: Welcome reception
A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels.
Day 2 | Paris Highlights: Louvre Museum
Treat yourself to a sightseeing tour of Paris, or visit the world-renowned Louvre Museum. Alternatively, take a walking tour with a Parisian.
Day 3 | Paris Highlights: City of light
Enjoy a day of leisure in Paris, the ‘city of light’.
Day 4 | Paris > Chalon-sur-Saône Highlights:
Depart Paris and transfer to Chalon-sur-Saône where you’ll be welcomed warmly aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship.
Day 5 | Mâcon > Lyon Highlights:
Travel to Beaujolais’ ‘Golden Stone’ region for wine tasting, or visit Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey.
Day 6 | Lyon Highlights:
Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France.
Day 7 | Vienne > Tournon Highlights:
Enjoy a city tour this morning in Vienne, an old Roman city in a lovely setting. Soak up a leisurely afternoon of cruising to picturesque Tournon. If you like, join a cooking class in Scenic Culinaire enroute.
Day 8 | Viviers > Avignon Highlights:
This morning take advantage of an included walking tour of Viviers. This delightful town, nestled between hill and river, boasts ancient homes and an unusual cathedral. Scenic Culinaire will be hosting a lesson in French cuisine for those wishing to improve their skills whilst cruising this afternoon. Or perhaps, simply soak in the panoramic vistas from the Sun Deck as you cruise into Avignon. Tonight, enjoy a fabulous French chanson vocalist perform for your enjoyment on board.
Day 9 | Avignon Highlights:
Shop with a Chef at a local market and cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire afterwards. Alternatively, savour an in-depth tour of Avignon’s architectural jewel, the Pope’s Palace, or take an excursion to Uzès and visit Pont du Gard, a magnificent ancient Roman aqueduct.
Day 10 | Tarascon Highlights:
Relax on board as we cruise onto the Provençal town of Tarascon.
Day 11 | Tarascon Highlights:
All good things end eventually so after enjoying a great breakfast, disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and transfer to Nice or Marseille Airport. (Please book flights to depart after 1pm).