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Lyon & Provence

Lyon & Provence

Tour lands of fine wine & cuisine

Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes d’Arles and the Pont du Gard. Explore the world’s largest Gothic palace at Avignon’s grand Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy. Savor local wines, hunt for truffles and see how chèvre cheese is made. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this eight-day voyage along the Rhône.


Day by Day

To learn more about each port of call and our included as well as optional excursions, click on the individual days below.

  1. Avignon, France - Stroll the medieval city; see the Place de l’Horloge, Pont d’Avignon and Palace of the Popes.
  2. Arles, France - Admire this cultural center’s diverse architecture, Roman ruins and Romanesque monuments.
  3. Avignon, France - Enjoy a taste of Provence as you sample local wines and indulge in French delicacies.
  4. Viviers, France - Explore this charming riverside village’s peaceful ambience amid its scenic mountain setting.
  5. Tournon, France - Ride on a nostalgic railway, the Train de l’Ardèche, to take in the verdant Doux Valley.
  6. Lyon, France - Walk through town; see the Basilica of Notre Dame and the magnificent St. Jean Cathedral.
  7. Lyon, France - Explore the medieval province of Beaujolais, dotted with vineyards and small villages.
  8. Lyon, France - Savor the best of French cuisine in this gastronomic capital; sample a local signature dish.

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