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French Waterways

Tauck $5990 10 Details

From the pleasures of Paris to one of Europe's great crossways on the River Rhône... walk through the squares and lanes of Paris' charming Marais... cruise through lands with a Roman past... explore Lyon, once the place for sought-after silks, today a hot spot for foods and the arts... walk an ochre-colored path through a picturesque town... dine on Provençal specialties and sample worldly wines... learn from French chefs who are setting new standards for tastes... and journey through the valley of colors that inspired van Gogh...

Lyon & Provence Lyon To Avignon

Viking River Cruises $1999 8 Details

Sail the scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers past some of the most beautiful vistas of France’s countryside. During your 8-day journey, explore the famed region of Beaujolais and the colorful fields of Provence. Visit Gallo-Roman ruins in Vienne. Stroll the cobbled streets of Arles that inspired Vincent van Gogh. And visit Avignon, the “City of Popes.” Learn about the region’s time-honored wine-making traditions, sample Beaujolais varietals and try world-famous regional cuisine in Lyon.

A Taste Of France

Tauck $5690 10 Details

A Taste of France... Paris... Lyon... the flavors of Provence... Côtes du Rhône wines... a 7-night Rhône River cruise... a feast for the senses! Indulge in a Provençal lunch at a private ranch in the Camargue... a pastry class at École Lenôtre in Paris... dinner at chef Paul Bocuse's L'Abbaye de Collonges... tastings at Les Halles de Lyon... and much more.

Lyon & Provence Avignon To Lyon

Viking River Cruises $1999 8 Details

Sail the scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers past some of the most beautiful vistas of France’s countryside. During your 8-day journey, explore the famed region of Beaujolais and the colorful fields of Provence. Visit Gallo-Roman ruins in Vienne. Stroll the cobbled streets of Arles that inspired Vincent van Gogh. And visit Avignon, the “City of Popes.” Learn about the region’s time-honored wine-making traditions, sample Beaujolais varietals and try world-famous regional cuisine in Lyon.

French Escapade: Paris To Monte-Carlo - Southbound

Tauck $6390 14 Details

Spend two glorious nights in Paris... then cruise from Lyon, along the Saône and Rhône rivers, through some of Europe's most beautiful wine lands and into Provence to Arles... explore Nice and glamorous Monte-Carlo on the Mediterranean... and enjoy a true taste of all things Français!

Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise

Tauck $4290 8 Details

"Top River Cruise Line" for families - two-time winner - voted by the readers of Travel + Leisure! On Tauck's France family river cruise, families experience the best of France - together.... two nights in Paris and a 7-night river cruise along the historic Rhône river immerse your family in just about everything Français! Learning means "doing" and experiencing - from a scavenger hunt in the Louvre to castles, chocolat - even cooking and cowboys!

French Escapade: Monte-Carlo To Paris - Northbound

Tauck $6390 14 Details

From Monte-Carlo on the Mediterranean, travel to Arles... cruise the Rhône and then the Saône rivers through Provence and into rich wine lands... and on to Lyon... and then overland to the magical city of Paris. Enjoy a true taste of all things Français on one of our most popular river cruises in France!

Burgundy & Provence – Cruise Only Northbound

Avalon Waterways $1889 8 Details

Take a wondrous river cruise journey through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in known French treasures and also discover some hidden gems along the way!

Belle Epoch: London To Monte-Carlo

Tauck $12890 23 Details

Embark on one of the world's great river cruise experiences that brings you an in-depth look at France, north to south. Begin in London... cruise through the beautiful countryside of France along the River Seine... explore the magic of Paris... take a high-speed train to Lyon... enjoy river cruising once again along the Rhône and Saône rivers... and complete your journey in Monte-Carlo. 23 days, 3 countries, two capital cities, and 3 of the most popular rivers in Europe...

Paris, Burgundy & Provence Paris To Avignon

Viking River Cruises $3949 12 Details

Enrich your Lyon & Provence river cruise with two nights each in elegant Paris and Burgundy’s gastronomic hub of Dijon. This magnificent cruisetour is draped in French finery, from the romance of the “City of Light” to the sumptuous cuisine, ducal treasures and robust red wines of the Burgundian capital. Then wind your way south on the beautiful Rhône, setting a course for the sun-splashed landscapes of Provence, where that ever-famous light lured the great Impressionists from van Gogh to Matisse. You’ll pause along the way to explore quaint villages, ancient Roman ruins and historic Avignon, “City of Popes.”

Grand France – Cruise Only Northbound

Avalon Waterways $4339 15 Details

This river cruise vacation showcases France’s charm, breathtaking scenery, and rich history. Your adventure begins on the Rhône River with a visit to Arles, France—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 twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage are beautifully nestled among vineyards and you’ll go on a guided walk of Tournon, a 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. The Seine River offers a choice of excursion opportunities, such as a visit to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Point du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery; a visit to delightful Les Andelys, Joan of Arc’s Rouen, and the choice between a visit to Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s Malmaison.

Paris, Burgundy & A South Of France Cruise

A&K $7595 11 Details

Stay in boutique hotels in Paris and Beaune; attend an exclusive, hands-on baking class at a boulangerie; and ply the Saône and Rhône rivers during a seven-night cruise through the south of France, disembarking for Connections-exclusive shore excursions, including a day trip to Sénanque and Arles.

Food & Wine Of France: Paris, Burgundy & Provence

A&K $8995 11 Details

Cruise the Saône and Rhône rivers, with stays in boutique hotels in the heart of Paris and Beaune, coupled with exclusive shore excursions, including a tasting tour and cooking class in Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse Markets; a cooking demonstration in Avignon; and private cellar tours and tastings throughout Burgundy and the Rhône.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed – Cruise Only Northbound

Avalon Waterways $4898 15 Details

Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône and Rhine Rivers. The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed – Cruise Only Southbound

Avalon Waterways $4748 15 Details

This mesmerizing journey sets off along the Rhine, then continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Before disembarking your ship in Arles, sail into the peaceful Camargue area (daylight permitting). This cruise vacation has it all—castles, historic sites, delightful towns, and more!

Grand France – Northbound

Avalon Waterways $4521 16 Details

This river cruise highlighting the best of France is certainly grand! Begin your adventure on the captivating French Riviera, also known as the Côte d’Azur. Explore this elegant area and relax along the remarkably blue water of the Mediterranean Sea. On the Rhône River sits Arles, France—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 twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage are beautifully nestled among vineyards, and you’ll go on a guided walk of Tournon—a 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. On the Seine River, you’ll have the choice of seeing the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, including Omaha Beach, the Point du Hoc monument, and the American Cemetery; the delightful Les Andelys, Joan of Arc’s Rouen, Vincent Van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise, or Napoleon and Josephine’s Malmaison.

Enchanting Rhône

Scenic Cruises $5010 9 Details

Cruise the enchanting Rhone river from Tarascon to Chalon-sur-Saône. Discover the towns of Avignon, Tournon & Lyon with exclusive Scenic Enrich activities. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Sensations Of Southern France

Emerald Waterways $2845 8 Details

Romance, spectacular historic landmarks & Roman influence, celebrate France’s past & present on this sensory journey through renowned vineyards & world-class restaurants along the Saône & Rhône rivers Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Grand France With London – Northbound

Avalon Waterways $5519 19 Details

This fantastic cruise vacation showcases France’s breathtaking scenery, amazing history, and exciting variety. Your adventure begins on the stunning Côte d’Azur, then travel to Arles to board your ship and sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner (daylight permitting) before returning to Arles. Then, sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune. Take the TGV train from Dijon to Paris, embark your second cruise ship, and begin your journey along the Seine River into the picturesque Normandy region. In Vernon, choose between a guided visit of Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. Continue to Les Andelys, home of dramatic Château Gaillard, then on to Caudebec, where you choose between an included excursion to Normandy’s historic landing beaches or an interesting “Taste of Normandy.” Next up: Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen. In Conflans, it’s your choice of excursions to either Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison. Return to Paris for guided sightseeing, taking in the most famous sights of this magnificent city. Then, trade your “Bonjours” for “Cheerios” as an included high-speed train transfer whisks you to London for three exciting nights. Your Monograms package includes hotel reservations, guided sightseeing, daily breakfast, a destination guide to familiarize you with the city, and best of all—the services of a Monograms Local Host® to welcome you and lend a helping hand throughout your stay. This “friend in the city” can answer your questions, offer suggestions, and help make your vacation what you want it to be. During your guided sightseeing tour with a local expert, see the sights you cannot go home without seeing—Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, and more. Enjoy VIP access to St. Paul’s Cathedral, the wedding site for Lady Diana and Prince Charles, and witness the Changing of the Guard (if held). You’ll have plenty of free time to maybe take in a West End theater show, join a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, check out the Wimbledon Lawn & Tennis Museum, and explore the Churchill Museum Cabinet War Rooms—the secret underground headquarters during WWII. Day trips are available out of the city to Oxford, Warwick Castle, or mysterious Stonehenge. Monograms offers over 40 exciting activities and excursions, so you have loads of options.

Spectacular South Of France With Monte Carlo

Scenic Cruises $8100 17 Details

Experience the South of France and Monte Carlo while you cruise the spectacular Rhone river. Visit the Château de Cormatinand the Prince's Palace of Monaco. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Enchanting Rhône With Barcelona

Scenic Cruises $6450 12 Details

Welcome to Barcelona, discover the sights of the city before boarding a luxurious Scenic Space-Ship in Tarascon. Cruise the Rhône towards Chalon-sur-Saône. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Idyllic Rhône

Scenic Cruises $4475 8 Details

Enjoy 8 days of visual delight on this elegant experience throughout Burgundy and the Riviera. Try life the French way from Chalon-sur-Saone to Tarascon. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

France : The Camargue And The Wild Rhone River (Package Without Transfer)

CroisiEurope $804 4 Details

MARTIGUES (1) - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - LYON

Gems Of The Seine & South Of France

Scenic Cruises $14185 23 Details

Discover the best that France has to offer on a 23 day journey from Paris to Nice. Cruise the Seine and Rhone rivers past the vineyards, castles & villages. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

French Canals : Cruise In Provence Along The Canal Du Rhone-À-Sète, From Arles To Sète

CroisiEurope $2849 7 Details

ARLES - GALLICAN - AIGUES-MORTES - PALAVAS-LES-FLOTS - SETE

Rhine & Rhône Revealed – Northbound

Avalon Waterways $5158 16 Details

Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Côte d’Azur. Then, travel to Arles in the Provence region to board your ship and (daylight permitting) sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner, before returning to Arles. Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune await you in France. Travel by motorcoach to Basel and embark on a mesmerizing journey along the Rhine. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to the Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam. Be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.

France : The Magic Of The Provençal Rhône And The Camargue

CroisiEurope $1338 5 Details

LYON - ARLES(1) - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - LYON

France : A Trip To Admire The Beautiful Scenery Of The Rhône Valley

CroisiEurope $1850 6 Details

LYON - AVIGNON - ARLES - MARTIGUES (1) - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - LYON

Rhine & Rhône Revealed With Paris & London – Northbound

Avalon Waterways $7024 22 Details

Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Côte d’Azur. Then, travel to Arles in the Provence region to board your ship and (daylight permitting) sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner, before returning to Arles. Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne and fascinating Beaune await you in France. Travel by motorcoach to Basel and embark on a mesmerizing journey along the Rhine. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to the Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam. From here, we transfer you to Paris by high-speed train for your Monograms extension. We've arranged your hotel reservations, daily breakfast, sightseeing with local experts, transfers from/to your hotels to/from the train stations, and more. Plus, we know you are not familiar with the cities, so we've arranged the services of friendly and knowledgeable Local Hosts® to answer questions, share inside information, help you arrange your activities and excursions, and more. The moment you arrive in Paris, you’ll feel the magic. We’ve scouted out the best place to capture a photo of the iconic Eiffel Tower, and we’ll take you there! We’ll also take you to Notre Dame Cathedral to admire its amazing stained-glass Rose Window. For a different perspective on Paris, we've arranged for you to enjoy a Seine River cruise. With three overnights, the “City of Light” is yours for discovering. An included high-speed train transfer whisks you from Paris to London, where you’ll spend three nights and have plenty of time to investigate just what makes England so jolly. We’ll pick you up at your hotel for exclusive, guided sightseeing with a local expert. You'll hear the inside stories around places like Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married, and the Houses of Parliament. We’ll take you inside St. Paul’s Cathedral, the iconic cathedral where Prince Charles and Lady Diana were married. We’ll also take you to see the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if available). In both cities you’ll have a full day to explore on your own. From Paris, perhaps join an excursion to the opulent Palace of Versailles, enjoy dinner at the Eiffel Tower, visit one of the many museums, or stroll through the Jardin du Luxembourg. In London, you may want to ride the London Eye, shop at the iconic Harrods department store, ride a double-decker bus or the “Tube,” or take in a West End theater show.

France : From The Saône To The Rhône

CroisiEurope $2394 8 Details

LYON - MACON - VIENNE - ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

Jewels Of Europe With Paris & Prague

Scenic Cruises $9295 21 Details

Explore the wondrous cities of Amsterdam, Cologne, Vienna and more on a 21 day journey from Paris to Prague. See the Rhone Gorge, Marksburg Castle and more. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed – Southbound

Avalon Waterways $5008 16 Details

This mesmerizing journey sets off along the Rhine, then continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Before disembarking your ship in Arles, sail into the peaceful Camargue area (daylight permitting). Your vacation ends with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the Côte d’Azur. This cruise vacation has it all—castles, historic sites, delightful towns, and more!

Sounds Of Jazz From Burgundy & Provence – Cruise Only

Avalon Waterways $1949 8 Details

Opportunities abound on this delightful vacation to learn about France and the French. Your adventure begins when you embark your ship in Arles in the Provence region. Sail into the peaceful Camargue area (daylight permitting) before returning northward up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Then, explore Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomical capital of Lyon, and St. Jean de Losne. And as this is a cruise with a Jazz theme, you’ll enjoy several onboard jazz performances and the chance to visit the Vienne Jazz Festival on your own.

Savoring France: Paris, Lyon & Provence

Tauck $4990 10 Details

Savoring France: Paris, Lyon & Provence features a 7-night Rhône River cruise aboard ms Emerald through vineyard country that's home to some of the world's most exceptional wines... dinner at Fouquet's in Paris... a pastry class at Le Cordon Bleu... a high-speed TGV ride to culinary Lyon... a memorable evening at the Duchy of Uzès... a cooking school in Valence and much more!

Sounds Of Jazz From Burgundy & Provence

Avalon Waterways $3949 11 Details

Take a wondrous journey through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in the well-known French treasures and some hidden gems too! As this cruise focuses on Jazz, there will be plenty of entertainment on board, from classic to gypsy jazz, and you’ll have the chance to visit the famous Jazz Festival in Vienne.

Burgundy & Provence For Wine Lovers

Avalon Waterways $3249 11 Details

Take a wondrous journey through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing of the well-known French treasures and some hidden gems too! And as this is a cruise with a wine theme, you’ll be joined on board by our Master of Wine who will share his expertise at lectures and tastings.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed For Wine Lovers

Avalon Waterways $5558 16 Details

Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône, Saône, and Rhine Rivers. The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.

French Canals : Cruise In Provence Along The Canal Du Rhone, From Sète To Arles

CroisiEurope $2849 7 Details

SETE - PALAVAS-LES-FLOTS - AIGUES-MORTES - GALLICAN - ARLES

Traditional Europe Summer 2017

Trafalgar $4875 21 Details

A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the imposing Dolomite Mountains to the elegance of the French Riviera - all yours to enjoy. Explore the romantic rolling landscapes of Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii, the vineyards of Frascati and the beautiful Rhone Valley - charming villages and celebrated cities like Amsterdam, Rome, Nice and Paris all en route.

Rhine & Rhone River Cruises

Emerald Waterways $5695 15 Details

Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Enchanting Rhône With Paris

Scenic Cruises $6295 11 Details

Board a luxurious Scenic Space-Ship and cruise the Rhône to Chalon-sur-Saône. Travel from the beautiful Île-de-France region to Paris & explore the city. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed With Barcelona For Wine Lovers

Avalon Waterways $6473 19 Details

This mesmerizing river cruise and land vacation begins on the Rhine River and then continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam, as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg—Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also, sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit to Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Daylight permitting, sail into the peaceful Camargue area. Disembark your river cruise ship and arrive in the French Riviera, the splendid Côte d’Azur, for a final night in France.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed With Aix-En-Provence & Nice – Southbound

Avalon Waterways $6006 19 Details

This mesmerizing journey sets off along the Rhine, then continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Before disembarking your ship in Arles, sail into the peaceful Camargue area (daylight permitting). Transfer to Aix en Provence for two nights for the start of your Monograms extension. Enjoy guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, walking along the 17th-century Cours Mirabeau, a lively area with fountains, elegant homes, and famous cafés, and visit the Cathedral of the Holy Savior, known for its mishmash of architectural styles. This was Cézanne’s hometown, and in your free time, you may want to take a tour following in his footsteps. Perhaps take an excursion to Cassis with an included cruise, soak in Aix-en-Provence's healing thermal baths, or shop for lavender and other local specialties. Finally, we’ll whisk you via high-speed TGV train to Nice for your final two nights in France. Here, guided sightseeing with a Local Expert includes a walk through the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s most famous boulevard. In your free time, you may want to take an excursion to Monaco, to St. Tropez, or to 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, help you arrange your activities and excursions, and provide you with suggestions for the best places to sample the local specialties, as well as be there to help you feel comfortable in each city. Transfers from/to your hotels to/from the train stations, and hotel reservations with daily breakfast, are included.

Sounds Of Jazz On The Grand France – Cruise Only

Avalon Waterways $4409 15 Details

This fantastic cruise vacation showcases France’s breathtaking scenery, amazing history, and exciting variety. Board your ship in Arles and sail into the peaceful Camargue area (daylight permitting, before returning to sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune. And as this first portion of the cruise has a Jazz theme, you’ll enjoy several onboard jazz performances and the chance to visit the Vienne Jazz Festival on your own. Take the TGV train from Dijon to Paris, embark your second cruise ship, and begin your journey along the Seine River into the picturesque Normandy region. In Vernon, choose between a guided visit of Claude Monet’s stunning gardens at Giverny or magnificent Bizy Castle. Continue to Les Andelys, home of dramatic Château Gaillard, then on to Caudebec, where you choose between an included excursion to Normandy’s historic landing beaches or an interesting “Taste of Normandy.” Next up: Joan of Arc’s historic Rouen. In Conflans, it’s your choice of excursions to either Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s elegant Château de Malmaison. Return to Paris for guided sightseeing, taking in the most famous sights of this magnificent city—a fitting conclusion of your magnificent cruise vacation.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed With Aix-En-Provence & Nice For Wine Lovers

Avalon Waterways $6491 19 Details

This mesmerizing journey begins with a river cruise along the Rhine River, and you’ll continue river cruising along the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam, as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg—Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit to Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Before disembarking your ship in Arles, sail into the peaceful Camargue area (daylight permitting).

'belmond Hirondelle' - Canal Du Centre, Saone River & Canal Du Rhone Au Rhin

A&K $5035 7 Details

Live graciously on 'Belmond Hirondelle' as you voyage through Burgundy along the Canal du Centre, Saône River and Rhône-Rhine Canal. Disembark to enjoy a drive along the famous Route des Grands Crus and stop at the celebrated Clos de Vougeot vineyard and château, where Cistercian monks began making wine in the 12th century. Enjoy a walking tour of Dijon's market and famous mustard shop. Privately tour the magnificent Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune. Return to your cozy vessel each evening for a gourmet dinner and perhaps a nightcap under the stars. Itineraries can be arranged for chartering parties with special interests, such as food, wine or walking.

Switzerland And Austria Summer 2017

Trafalgar $3095 14 Details

Explore the Alpine landscapes of Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the northern fringes of Italy, following the Arlberg route into the Tyrol and the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley. Cross the Tre Croci Pass to the heart of Italy's Dolomites and spectacular Rhône Valley, enjoying beautiful Vienna, St. Moritz and Lake Geneva as you traverse the heart of Europe.

Traditional Europe End London Summer 2017

Trafalgar $4875 21 Details

A kaleidoscope of changing scenery, from the foothills of the imposing Dolomite Mountains to the elegance of the French Riviera - all yours to enjoy. Explore the romantic rolling landscapes of Tuscany, the tragic ruins of Pompeii, the vineyards of Frascati and the beautiful Rhone Valley - charming villages and celebrated cities like Amsterdam, Rome, Nice and Paris all en route.

Enchanting Rhône With Barcelona & Paris

Scenic Cruises $7850 14 Details

From the city of dreams to the city of light, enjoy a 14 day journey from Barcelona to Paris. See the sights of the Sagrada Familia to the Champs Elysées. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed With Barcelona – Southbound

Avalon Waterways $5923 19 Details

This mesmerizing journey sets off along the Rhine, then continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Daylight permitting, sail into the peaceful Camargue area. Disembark your cruise ship and arrive in the French Riviera, the splendid Côte d’Azur, for a final night in France. Then, transfer to Nice airport for the start to your Monograms extension. We've arranged your flight to Barcelona, Spain, along with hotel reservations, daily breakfast, sightseeing with local experts, transfers from/to your hotels to/from the airport, and more. Plus, we know you are not familiar with the city, so we've arranged the services of a friendly and knowledgeable Local Host® to answer questions, share inside information, help you arrange your activities and excursions, and more. The next morning, after an included breakfast, we’ll pick you up for guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide that features a drive along the elegant Passeig de Gracia, and visits of Gaudi’s extraordinary Casa Batllo and Sagrada Familia Basilica. In your free time, you could explore the Picasso Museum, catch some rays on a beach, or have fun at Tibidabo Amusement Park. Your Local Host can help you make the most of this fantastic city

'le Phénicien' - Canal Du Rhône À Séte And Rhône River

A&K $3640 7 Details

Luxurious 'Le Phénicien' floats lazily along the waterways of the Carmargue, meandering through Province and the Languedoc wine region, passing stunning countryside and local residents going about their daily activities. Disembark for a visit to medieval, cliff-top Les Baux-de-Provence, taste award-winning wines at Châteauneuf-du-Pape; visit the ancient Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard and take a private tour of the historic Palais des Papes in Avignon. Itineraries with unique themes, such as cooking, cycling, golf or wine appreciation can be arranged for parties with special interests.

'belmond Napoléon'- Rhône River

A&K $5660 7 Details

Spacious, comfortable 'Belmond Napoleon' offers guests three decks, with a hot tub for watching sun-drenched life along the sparkling Rhône River. Enjoy views of sleepy vineyards, Roman ruins, medieval towns, olive groves and the magnificent landscapes often depicted in the paintings of Vincent van Gogh. Experience a truffle farm, a lavender distillery and Pont du Gard, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture. Sip award-winning wines from Côtes du Rhône. And return after every excursion to your richly appointed home away from home to enjoy a glass of Champagne or stroll along the towpath before a gourmet dinner. Unique itineraries can be arranged for chartering parties with special interests, such as wine appreciation or cooking.

Sensations Of Southern France & Nice

Emerald Waterways $3910 11 Details

Set sail on the Rhône & Saône, celebrating France’s past & present through awe-inspiring historic landmarks and traditional fare before ending in Nice for a three-night stay, visiting Monte Carlo. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Sounds Of Jazz From Burgundy & Provence - Cruise Only

Avalon Waterways $2999 8 Details

Take a wondrous river cruise journey through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in known French treasures and also discover some hidden gems along the way!

Burgundy & Provence For Wine Lovers - Cruise Only

Avalon Waterways $1889 8 Details

Take a wondrous journey through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing of the well-known French treasures and some hidden gems too! And as this is a cruise with a wine theme, you’ll be joined on board by our Master of Wine who will share his expertise at lectures and tastings.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed For Wine Lovers - Cruise Only

Avalon Waterways $5298 15 Details

Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône, Saône, and Rhine Rivers. The French portion of the cruise focuses on wine and you’ll be joined by our Master of Wine who will share his expertise at lectures and tastings.

Sounds Of Jazz On The Rhine & Rhône Revealed - Cruise Only

Avalon Waterways $6148 15 Details

Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône and Rhine Rivers. The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.

Sounds Of Jazz On The Rhine & Rhône Revealed

Avalon Waterways $6408 16 Details

Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône, Saône, and Rhine Rivers. The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey.

Grand France With Mont St. Michel & Loire Valley With Journeys Club Celebration

Avalon Waterways $8058 19 Details

This river cruise highlighting the best of France is certainly grand! Begin your adventure on the captivating French Riviera, also known as the Côte d’Azur. Explore this elegant area and relax along the remarkably blue water of the Mediterranean Sea. On the Rhône River sits Arles, France—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 twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage are beautifully nestled among vineyards and you’ll go on a guided walk of Tournon, a 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. Transfer to the Seine River for the next portion of this Grand France river cruise vacation, which offers a choice of activities, such as a painting class, a visit to the historic Normandy Landing Beaches, or a “Taste of Normandy”; a guided tour of Le Havre and Etretat or along the “Normandy Abbeys” route; a chance to hike or visit pretty little Honfleur; a visit to delightful Les Andelys, Joan of Arc’s Rouen, and the choice between a visit to Vincent van Gogh’s Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s Malmaison. In Paris, one of the world’s most romantic and vibrant cities, we offer a choice of guided walks, a visit to the Louvre or to Montmartre, and an unforgettable panoramic view of the city from the Eiffel Tower.

Rhine & Rhône Revealed With Paris & London For Wine Lovers - Northbound

Avalon Waterways $7670 22 Details

This delightful river cruise and land vacation is an exciting opportunity to learn all about France and the French. Your adventure begins with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the captivating Côte d’Azur. Then, travel to Arles in the Provence region to board your ship and (daylight permitting) sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner, before returning to Arles. Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne and fascinating Beaune await you in France. Travel by motorcoach to Basel and embark on a mesmerizing journey along the Rhine River. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to the Black Forest and to Heidelberg—Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam.

Sounds Of Jazz & Wwii History In Grand France With London - Northbound

Avalon Waterways $7333 19 Details

This fantastic river cruise vacation showcases France’s breathtaking scenery, amazing history, and exciting variety. Your adventure begins on the stunning Côte d’Azur, then travel to Arles to board your ship and sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner (daylight permitting) before returning to Arles. Then, sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune.

Sounds Of Jazz On The Rhine & Rhône Revealed With Paris & London - Northbound

Avalon Waterways $8370 22 Details

This delightful river cruise and land vacation is an exciting opportunity to learn all about France and the French. Your adventure begins with an overnight on the French Riviera, also known as the captivating Côte d’Azur. Then, travel to Arles in the Provence region to board your ship and (daylight permitting) sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner, before returning to Arles. Avignon, charming Viviers, medieval Tournon, Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne and fascinating Beaune await you in France. Travel by motorcoach to Basel and embark on a mesmerizing journey along the Rhine River. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Koblenz, and Cologne, as well as an excursion to the Black Forest and to Heidelberg—Germany’s oldest university town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam.

Grand France With London And Journeys Club Celebration - Northbound

Avalon Waterways $7833 19 Details

This fantastic river cruise vacation showcases France’s breathtaking scenery, amazing history, and exciting variety. Your adventure begins on the stunning Côte d’Azur, then travel to Arles to board your ship and sail into the peaceful Camargue area during dinner (daylight permitting) before returning to Arles. Then, sail north up the scenic Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way, explore Arles, Avignon, delightful Viviers, medieval Tournon, charming Vienne, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as St. Jean de Losne, and fascinating Beaune.

Switzerland And Austria With Oberammergau Summer 2020

Trafalgar $3895 14 Details

Explore the Alpine landscapes of Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the northern fringes of Italy, following the Arlberg route into the Tyrol and the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley. Cross the Tre Croci Pass to the heart of Italy's Dolomites and spectacular Rhône Valley, enjoying beautiful Vienna, St. Moritz and Lake Geneva as you traverse the heart of Europe. Trafalgar has secured premium tickets for you to attend the once in a decade performance of the Passion Play in the picturesque Bavarian town of Oberammergau.

South Of France Indulgence

Scenic Cruises $7295 16 Details

Discover the South of France on a 15 day river cruise from Chalon-sur-Saône. Enjoy wine tastings, sample French truffles and cycle along the Rhone river. Itinerary also travels in reverse.

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