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We've waived the single supplement on selected 2021 sailings for this cruise.
Waiver not combinable with other promotions on this cruise. Per Person twin occupancy price includes port taxes and cabin upgrade fees, which do not form part of the waiver.
Valid on the following departures:
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are three types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
Day 1 ST. JEAN DE LOSNE, FRANCE (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to France. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding
Flights into Lyon must arrive by Noon.
Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MÂCON
Day 2 MÂCON
Wine and Cheese on the Stunning Saône
Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host.
Enjoy leisurely cruising en route to Mâcon along the majestic Saône River. Consider a Guided Optional Excursion to a Chardonnay wine cellar, or to the Castle of Cormatin.
Later, enjoy a delicious Cheese Tasting on board your ship.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN TRÉVOUX
Day 3 LYON
Adventures in Food and Wine in the Gastronomy Capital of France
Sail for lovely Lyon this morning.
Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour to survey Lyon from Fourvière Hill with its numerous churches. You’ll also explore the Old Town with its maze of medieval alleyways, and the lively cafés, monuments, and famed fountain of Place des Terreaux.
Be our guest for a WWII & French Resistance your lecture on board your ship.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LYON
Day 4 LYON
French Food and Wine—La Vie En Rose in Lyon
Join a Culinary Walk through the city to discover why Lyon is known as the gastronomic capital of France.
EVENING CRUISE TO TOURNON
Day 5 TOURNON
A Rendezvous with Castle Views and Vineyards
Take a morning Guided Walking Tour to explore Tournon—one of France’s oldest medieval cities. See its 16th-century castle, and Roman ruins between the Rhône River and the granite slopes of the Hermitage.
Explore the pale-stone buildings of Viviers on a late afternoon Guided Walking Tour of this charming village. You’ll see its Romanesque cathedral and Old Town with a mix of historical Christian, Roman, and medieval influences.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO AVIGNON
Day 6 AVIGNON
The City of Popes in Picturesque Provence
Join your Adventrue Host for today’s special activities.
Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the fortress city of Avignon—with its ramparts encircling the city—and a visit to the amazing Palace of the Popes.
EVENING CRUISE TO ARLES
Day 7 ARLES
Inspiring Sights and Avant-Garde Lights
Grab a Nordic walking stick for a hike with your Adventure Host.
Enjoy a Guided Walking Tour of Arles—the captivating city of the Provence region. You’ll visit the Roman Amphitheater in this visually stunning city, OR:
Attend a Painting Workshop to learn the style and techniques of Vincent van Gogh. You’ll create your own painting in the style of the classic master who took inspiration from the Provence light and landscape in Arles.
EVENING CRUISE TO PORT ST. LOUIS
Day 8 PORT ST. LOUIS (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
Flights should not leave Marseille airport before 10 am.