Burgundy & Provence – Cruise Only Southbound 20199 DAYS FROM ONLY $2,549
Beautifully nestled among vineyards, you’ll find the twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage, where you’ll go on a guided walk of Tournon, a medieval treasure with plenty of Roman ruins and a fascinating 16th-century castle. Continue your river cruise to historical Avignon and see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes—the largest gothic fortress in the world. On the Rhône River sits Arles, France—famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh and its 1st-century Roman Amphitheater, which hosts plays and concerts to this day.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 St. Jean De Losne (Embarkation)–Seurre: onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Seurre–Mâcon: leisurely cruising; free time in Mâcon; onboard cheese tasting Day 3 Lyon: guided sightseeing; picture stop on Fourvière HillDay 4 Lyon: a free day to explore this fascinating city at leisureDay 5 Tournon/Tain L’hermitage–Viviers: guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedralDay 6 Avignon: guided sightseeing, visit Palace of the PopesDay 7 Arles: guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater; sail into the Camargue region (daylight permitting)Day 8 Arles (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- In the event that a high-speed train is unavailable due to strikes or technical reasons, the route will be operated by motorcoach.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.