Sensations of Lyon & Provence with Nice

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Sensations of Lyon & Provence with Nice



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Saturday 22 Jun 24 — Tuesday 02 Jul 24Starting at $10,470Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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ITINERARY

Nice
Welcome to Nice, a fascinating city on the French Riviera and the sun-kissed capital of the Côte d’Azur. You will be transferred from the airport to your centrally located hotel, where a three-night stay is yours to enjoy.

Nice
Today, you will be taken to Monte Carlo to learn about the jet set lifestyle that can be found in Monaco, an area that has famously been portrayed in a handful of successful movies and the home to one of the most recognisable Grand Prix tracks in the world.  Included Excursion A city tour of Monaco and Monte Carlo

Nice
Today is yours to spend enjoying tour seaside surrounds at leisure, and your hospitality representative will be available to help you plan your day.  DiscoverMORE Visit to Saint-Paul de Vence (extra expense)

Nice - Arles
After breakfast, you will get transferred to your Emerald Cruises Star-Ship in Arles, where a warm welcome awaits from your captain and crew. Tonight, enjoy a dinner on board. 

Arles
Revel in the glory of the Roman Empire today during an insightful visit to Arles, including its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Roman and Romanesque monuments. Visit Arles Amphitheatre, a 2,000-year-old structure where thousands of spectators once gathered to watch heart-pounding chariot races.  Enjoy learning about the time spent by Vincent van Gogh in the city, taking inspiration from his surroundings and using them to create many of his most iconic pieces of art, including ‘Starry Night Over the Rhône’. Then, enjoy some time to explore the beauty of Arles at your leisure.  Included Excursion Guided tour of Arles with arena visit  EmeraldPLUS A Provençal dinner hosted by chef Fabien Morreale DiscoverMORE Excursion to Les Baux de Provence (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Visit to L’Occitane Factory (extra expense)

Avignon
Avignon has a long and storied history. This fortified town is the former residence of seven consecutive Popes in the 1300s who fled Rome to escape from the political pressures of the Roman Empire. The city went on to become an important location during the French Revolution.  Embark on a guided walking tour to witness its illustrious past, including the ornate Gothic exterior of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palais des Papes, built by the Popes over two decad es. This evening you are invited to join the unique experience of a classical concert in Avignon.  Included Excursion Guided tour of Avignon EmeraldPLUS Classical concert in Avignon EmeraldACTIVE Canoeing excursion in Avignon DiscoverMORE Guided tour of the Pont du Gard (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Private hidden Gems tours of Avignon (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Visit to Chateauneuf du Pape with wine tasting (extra expense)

Viviers
A snapshot of quintessential France awaits your arrival in Viviers, a town that perfectly encapsulates the medieval days of the region. Pastel coloured buildings gently faded by the sun line narrow cobblestone streets, and the heart of the Old Town is yours to explore today during a guided walking tour.  Included Excursion Guided tour of Viviers DiscoverMORE Visit to Chauvet Pont D’Arc (extra expense)

Tournon
As we sail down the gently twisting Rhône River into Tournon, you’ll be treated to an extraordinary view of a 16th-century castle overlooking the village and a pair of ancient watchtowers adorning the surrounding rural landscape.  Today, embark on a guided tour of Tournon and learn about its illustrious history and the culture of the people who call it home. If you would like to explore more of the region’s natural beauty, then you may instead choose to embark on an EmeraldACTIVE hike through some of the local vineyards. Included Excursion Guided tour of Tournon EmeraldACTIVE Guided hike through the vineyards

Lyon
As one of the largest cities in France and a former Roman capital, many of the most important moments in French history have taken place in Lyon. But it’s Lyonnaise cuisine that has really put this city on the map, delighting gastronomists from around the world.  Join your local guide for a walking tour of the city, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière. If you’re feeling more active, then you may instead choose to embark on a guided bike tour, touching on its most prominent architectural wonders and moments from history. Included Excursion Guided tour of Lyon EmeraldACTIVE Guided bike tour of Lyon DiscoverMORE Excursion to Pérouges (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Private Culinary Charms of Lyon (extra expense)

Chalon-sur-Saône – Beaune
The birthplace of photography and the centre of Burgundy’s wine region is yours to discover today as you travel by road to the quaint village of Beaune. Stop to visit the Hospices de Beaune, one of the best-preserved examples of 15th-century French architecture and home to one of the most popular wine auctions in the country.  Included Excursion Visit to the Hospices de Beaune EmeraldPLUS Cheese and olive tasting on board

Lyon 
After breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to your fellow guests and disembark the Star-Ship for your transfer to the airport, taking memories of French architecture and sun-kissed vineyards with you.  Please book your flight to depart out of Lyon after 10:00 AM. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.