Sensations of Lyon & Provence with Paris

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Sensations of Lyon & Provence with Paris



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Dates & Pricing

Thursday 04 Jul 24 — Saturday 13 Jul 24Starting at $11,340Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 04 Jul 24 — Saturday 13 Jul 24Starting at $11,340Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 10 Apr 25 — Saturday 19 Apr 25Starting at $8,470Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 08 May 25 — Saturday 17 May 25Starting at $10,185Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 22 May 25 — Saturday 31 May 25Starting at $9,585Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 05 Jun 25 — Saturday 14 Jun 25Starting at $10,785Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 19 Jun 25 — Saturday 28 Jun 25Starting at $10,185Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 03 Jul 25 — Saturday 12 Jul 25Starting at $8,985Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 17 Jul 25 — Saturday 26 Jul 25Starting at $8,985Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 28 Aug 25 — Saturday 06 Sep 25Starting at $9,585Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Thursday 25 Sep 25 — Saturday 04 Oct 25Starting at $10,270Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Check Mark Icon 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 Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice.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.


ITINERARY

Paris
Let a truly Parisian atmosphere clock you today as you are welcomed to the postcard-worthy French capital. You will be met at the airport by an Emerald Cruises representative and transferred to your centrally-located hotel, nestled amidst open boulevards and some of the city’s iconic highlights.

Paris
Today, a knowledgeable local guide will introduce you to the best that Paris has to offer, including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Arc de Triomphe. Later, board a charming river cruise on the Seine and enjoy sailing to the Eiffel Tower. Included Excursion A guided tour of Paris and a Seine river cruise

Paris – Lyon
After breakfast, you will be transferred from Paris to Lyon by rail. When you arrive, you will be welcomed on board your contemporary Emerald Cruises Star-Ship by your captain and crew. This evening, enjoy your first dinner on board with your fellow guests.

Chalon-sur-Saône – Beaune
Chalon-sur-Saône is known for its art and history. Today, you’ll have the opportunity to observe the area’s architectural heritage and peaceful surrounds as you travel to the quaint village of Beaune and visit the Hospices de Beaune. Originally a hospital for the poor, the Hospices de Beaune is now home to one of Burgundy’s most popular wine auctions.  Included Excursion Visit to the Hospices de Beaune EmeraldPLUS Cheese and olive tasting on board

Lyon
France’s third-largest city, Lyon is a former Roman capital, steeped in history and considered to be the gastronomic heartbeat of the country. Home to traditional Lyonnaise cuisine, youll enjoy an array of exemplary culinary delights.  Today, a guided city tour awaits you, including a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière, part of the inscribed historic site of Lyon. Wander through the city and soak in its vividly illustrated history, as buildings from all time periods can be seen adorning narrow cobblestone streets. Alternatively, explore the highlights of the city on two wheels as part of a guided bike tour of Lyon.   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)

Tournon
The picturesque village of Tournon borders the gently meandering Rhône, dominated by a 16th century castle that overlooks the village and a number of iconic landmarks, including a set of ancient watchtowers.  Your guided tour of the village will showcase its intangible cultural heritage, granting every opportunity for you to immerse yourself in your surroundings. Alternatively, embark on an EmeraldACTIVE hike through the local vineyards and marvel at the rows upon rows of grapes used to make some of the finest wines in Europe.  Included Excursion Guided tour of Tournon EmeraldACTIVE Guided hike through the vineyards

Viviers
Arrive in Viviers, a town with much Middle Age flair and home to one of France’s oldest cathedrals. Your included walking tour will highlight many of the city’s numerous spectacular monuments, along with their ornate windows and lavish façades.  Included Excursion Guided tour of Viviers DiscoverMORE Visit to Chauvet Pont D’Arc (extra expense)

Avignon
Avignon has a rich history, from Celtic beginnings to being the residence of seven successive Popes between 1309 and 1377. The city also played a major part central to the French Revolution.  Your included walking tour will take you past the ornate beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palais des Papes, as well as Pont d’Avignon, an ancient stone bridge crossing the Rhône. This evening you are invited to join the unique experience of a classical concert in Avignon.  Included Excursion Guided tour of Avignon EmeraldACTIVE Canoeing excursion in Avignon DiscoverMORE Guided tour of the Pont du Gard (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Private hidden Gems tour of Avignon (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Visit to Chateauneuf du Pape with wine tasting (extra expense) EmeraldPLUS Classical concert in Avignon

Arles
The past is yours to uncover in Arles, a once-important Phoenician trading port that was captured by the Romans, who peppered the city with iconic monuments. Today, your included tour of the city will showcase some of its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Roman and Romanesque monuments, illustrating how the city has evolved over the centuries.  Visit the 2,000-year-old Arles Amphitheatre and follow in the footsteps of world-renowned artist, Vincent van Gogh. The rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure, where a stop at a local and quintessential café is a must before returning to relax on board your Star-Ship. This evening, you’ll enjoy a delightful Provençal dining experience on board, expertly prepared by Frances Top Chef finalist, Fabien Morreale.  Included Excursion Guided tour of Arles with arena visit DiscoverMORE Excursion to Les Baux de Provence (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Visit to L’Occitane Factory (extra expense) EmeraldPLUS Provençal dinner hosted by local chef Fabien Morreale

Arles - Marseille
After breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to your fellow guests and disembark your Star-Ship for your transfer to the airport, taking memories of the idyllic French countryside and delightful cuisine with you.  Please book your flight to depart out of Marseille after 11:00 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.