Avalon Waterways
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Take a wondrous river cruise through France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers, and complete your European vacation with a bonus Monograms vacation package in beautiful Nice and Barcelona.

Embark your Suite Ship in St. Jean de Losne and sail to Lyon, a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture. Beautifully nestled among vineyards, you’ll find the twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage. Enjoy a guided walk of Tournon, a medieval treasure with plenty of Roman ruins. Continue your river cruise to historical Avignon and see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes. On the Rhône Rier sits Arles—famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh and its 1st-century Roman Amphitheatre.

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Burgundy & Provence With 2 Nights In Nice & 3 Nights In Barcelona (Southbound) 2020
Countries: France, Spain
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 St. Jean de Losne (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Mâcon: leisurely cruising: onboard cheese tasting

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

Day 4 Lyon: culinary tour

Day 5 Tournon–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: choice of guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshop

Day 8 Port-Saint-Louis (Disembarkation)–Nice: transfer from your ship to Nice; guided walking tour with Promenade des Anglais and the Old Town

Day 9 Nice: day at leisure

Day 10 Nice–Barcelona, Spain: transfer to Nice airport for your flight to Barcelona

Day 11 Barcelona: guided sightseeing, visit Casa Batlló and Sagrada Familia Basilica

Day 12 Barcelona: day at leisure

Day 13 Barcelona: 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.
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