Burgundy & Provence With 1 Night In Marseille, 2 Nights In Paris, 3 Nights In Venice & 3 Nights In Rome (Northbound) 202018 DAYS FROM ONLY $5957
Danube River Cruises
Continue to Viviers for a guided walk through this charming village, and then to Avignon to see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes—the largest gothic fortress in the world. 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 fascinating 16th-century castle. You’ll visit Lyon, a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture, as well as France’s gastronomic capital. Lyon offers wonderful sights, including the popular Place des Terreaux with its famous fountain seen on postcards, and world-famous cuisine to discover on a guided culinary walk. You’ll sail to the Chardonnay wine region of Macon, enjoying cheese tasting on board. In Dijon, you’ll tour one of France’s architectural treasures and home of Van der Weyden’s “The Last Judgement,” gracing Beaune’s Hotel-Dieu Charity Hospital—built in 1443. Spend two nights in style after your cruise with a stay in Paris—one of the world’s most romantic and vibrant cities! Arrive in The City of Light via high-speed train from Dijon to see Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient architecture. Continue your European vacation your way with three nights each in Venice and Rome. Your Italian vacation includes your flight from Paris to Venice, high-speed train service from Venice to Rome, assistance from your personal Monograms Local Host® in each city, guided sightseeing, buffet breakfast daily, destination guide with city map, and transfers to or from, airport, hotel, and train station.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Marseille: welcome to FranceDay 2 Marseille–Port St. Louis (Embarkation): guided tour; transfer to the ship; onboard welcome receptionDay 3 Arles: choice of guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheatre, or painting workshopDay 4 Avignon: guided sightseeing, visit Palace of the PopesDay 5 Viviers: guided walk, visit the Old Town and the cathedralDay 6 Tournon–Vienne: guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in VienneDay 7 Lyon: guided sightseeing; picture stop on Fourvière HillDay 8 St. Jean de Losne: cheese tasting on boardDay 9 St. Jean de Losne (Disembarkation)–Beaune–Dijon–Paris: visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; high-speed train from Dijon to ParisDay 10 Paris: choice of guided sightseeing, or “Heart of Paris” walk, visit Notre Dame CathedralDay 11 Paris–Venice, Italy: flight to VeniceDay 12 Venice: guided sightseeing, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of SighsDay 13 Venice: full day at leisureDay 14 Venice–Rome: travel by high-speed train (first class) to RomeDay 15 Rome: guided sightseeing, visit St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Colosseum, Roman ForumDay 16 Rome: full day at leisureDay 17 Rome: your 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.