Burgundy & Provence (Northbound)
Take a wondrous journey through beautiful views of France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in the well-known French treasures and some hidden gems too! Embark your ship in Arles-famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh and its 1st-century Roman Amphitheater, which hosts plays and concerts to this day. On a guided tour of historical Avignon, see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes-the largest gothic fortress in the world. The city of Tournon is beautifully nestled among vineyards and you’ll go on a guided walk of this medieval treasure with plenty of Roman ruins and a fascinating 16th-century castle. Lyon, France’s gastronomic capital 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 and stand in front of the famous fountain you’ve seen on postcards.
Day 1 Arles (Embarkation): Onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheatre, or painting workshop, or walk with your Adventure HostDay 3 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit Palace of the PopesDay 4 Viviers: Guided walk, visit the Old Town and the cathedral or walk with your Adventure HostDay 5 Tournon: Choice of guided walk in Tournon or hike with your Adventure Host Day 6 Lyon: Guided sightseeing; picture stop on Fourvière HillDay 7 Tournus–Chalon-sur-Saône: Chardonnay excursion with tasting; Cheese tasting on boardDay 8 Chalon-sur-Saône (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
Tournus – Chalon - Sur - Saône
Chalon - Sur - Saône (Disembarkation)