Active & Discovery On The Rhône With 2 Nights In Paris (Northbound) 2020
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France
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Your Active & Discovery river cruise is full of Avalon Choice inclusions for each port you visit along the Rhône River. Choose the Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that speak to you—from casual and leisurely to cultur-al and active. In addition to classic sightseeing and relaxed free time, you can visit an oyster farm, bike through Ca-margue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, or take a painting workshop in Arles—in the style of Van Gogh. You’ll have the classic sightseeing and relaxing activities in each destination, along with your choice of included arts, culture, and cuisine excursions, for the French vacation you’ve dreamed of. Take a canoe excursion or linger in acorner cafés; stroll Avignon’s papal palace or attend a wine tasting in an underground cave.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Port-Saint-Louis (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Port-Saint-Louis: choice of excursion to a local oyster farm with tasting, or either guided hike or bike tour through the Camargue Regional Natural Park

Day 3 Arles: choice of guided tour in Arles, meet a local bullfighter, or guided hike through the Hell Valley and visit Carrière de Lumières, or painting workshop

Day 4 Avignon: choice of guided tour in Avignon, or guided e-bike tour with wine tasting, or Provencal farm-house experience

Day 5 Viviers: choice of guided canoe trip down the Gorges de l’Ardèche, or guided hike in the Natural Reserve of Cirque d’Estre, or visit lock Bollène and its power plant, or guided speleological excur-sion with wine tasting in the caves, or lavender experience; evening guided tour of Viviers

Day 6 Tain l’hermitage/Tournon–Lyon: choice of rail-bike tour, or guided hike in the vineyards, or guided tour of Tournon, or visit the Valrhona factory and museum; onboard cooking demonstration; evening guided tour of Lyon

Day 7 Lyon: choice of culinary tour, or guided urban hike, or cooking class

Day 8 Lyon (Disembarkation)–Paris: transfer to Paris

Day 9 Paris: choice of guided tour, or bike tour

Day 10 Paris: vacation ends this morning



  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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