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Idyllic Rhône

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Between Tarascon and Chalon-sur-Saone
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Board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship in the old Roman town of Tarascon for your cruise along the Rhône and Saône rivers over eight glorious days. With its picturesque villages, and beautiful towns, you’ll drift through a land of resplendent castles and awe-inspiring cathedrals.
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* From price is for a 27 May 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

Transfer to the former Roman town of Tarascon, where you’ll be welcomed aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight you can look forward to a rousing welcome reception. Transfers from Nice or Marseille Airports are included. (Please schedule flights to arrive by 12.30).

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Tarascon > Avignon

Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and an impressive castle.

Back on board, perhaps join a culinary lesson in Scenic Culinaire during your cruise into beautiful Avignon.

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 Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Avignon

This afternoon take some 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 Roman aqueduct.

Enrich

After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Popes’ Palace, you’re invited for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi.

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

Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers and visit the imposing Cathedral of Viviers. While cruising to Tournon this afternoon, perhaps join a class in Scenic Culinaire.

Sundowners

Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Vienne > Lyon

Back on board, perhaps take a masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire, or simply relax and view the beautiful vistas as you cruise to Lyon.

Freechoice

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

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Lyon

Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France.

Scenic Culinaire is available this afternoon. Learn how to cook a regional delicacy on board with our local experts.

Freechoice

Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, and visit Notre Dame Basilica with fabulous views of the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths 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 7
Mâcon > Chalon-sur-Saône

Perhaps join a lesson in Scenic Culinaire or simply soak in the landscapes of the famous Burgundy region, straddling the shores of the Saône River as you spend a leisurely afternoon cruising to Chalon-sur-Saône.

Freechoice

Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the region’s delicious wines. Alternatively, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Chalon-sur-Saône > Lyon

After breakfast, transfer to Lyon airport for your onward or homebound flight. If flying out of Lyon, please book your flights to depart between 2pm and 8pm.

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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