Burgundy & Provence (Southbound) 20209 DAYS FROM ONLY $2449
Danube River Cruises
Beautifully nestled among vineyards, you’ll find the city of Tournon, a medieval treasure with plenty of Roman ruins and a fascinating 16th-century castle, where you’ll go on a guided walk. 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. You cruise through Burgundy and Provence comes to an end in Port-Saint-Louis.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 St. Jean de Losne (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Mâcon: leisurely cruising; onboard cheese tasting Day 3 Lyon: guided sightseeing; picture stop on Fourvière Hill; lecture on boardDay 4 Lyon: culinary tourDay 5 Tournon–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: choice of guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshopDay 8 Port St. Louis (Disembarkation): your cruise 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.