Burgundy & Provence – Cruise Only Southbound 2019
River:
Danube River Cruises
Country:
France
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Disembark:
Take a delightful river cruise through France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in known French treasures and some hidden gems too! Take in the beautiful countryside, quaint villages and towns, as you sail through the most captivating parts of France. Lyon, France’s gastronomic capital, founded by the Romans in 43 BC, sits at the junction of the Rhône and Saône Rivers and is a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture.

Visit the popular Place des Terreaux with its lively cafés and monuments and stand in front of the famous fountain you’ve seen on postcards. You’ll have plenty of time to explore this historical city further and be sure to sample Beaujoais, the famous wine of the region.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 St. Jean De Losne (Embarkation)–Seurre: onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Seurre–Mâcon: leisurely cruising; free time in Mâcon; onboard cheese tasting

Day 3 Lyon: guided sightseeing; picture stop on Fourvière Hill

Day 4 Lyon: a free day to explore this fascinating city at leisure

Day 5 Tournon/Tain L’hermitage–Viviers: guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral

Day 6 Avignon: guided sightseeing, visit Palace of the Popes

Day 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.
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