Burgundy & Provence With 2 Nights In Aix-En-Provence & 2 Nights In Nice (Southbound) 202013 DAYS FROM ONLY $3811
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 Amphitheatre, which hosts plays and concerts to this day.Disembark your cruise ship in Port-Saint-Louis and transfer to Aix en Provence for the start of your Monograms extension. With two overnights, enjoy guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, and visit the Cathedral of the Holy Savior, known for its mishmash of architectural styles.Finally, we’ll whisk you via high-speed train to Nice for your final two nights in France. Here, you’ll walk through the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s most famous boulevard. In your free time, perhaps take an excursion to Monaco, St. Tropez, or Cannes—known for its famous film festival. In both cities, we provide the services of Local Hosts®—a “friend in the city” to answer questions, share inside information, and help arrange your activities and excursions.
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-Saint-Louis (Disembarkation)–Aix-en-Provence: transfer to Aix-en-Provence; guided walking tour, visit Cathedral of the Holy SaviourDay 9 Aix-en-Provence: day at leisureDay 10 Aix-en-Provence–Nice: travel to Nice by high-speed TGV train (first class); guided walking tour with Promenade des Anglais and the Old TownDay 11 Nice: day at leisureDay 12 Nice: 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.