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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.
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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 MARSEILLE, FRANCE
Welcome to Marseille. Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city.
Day 2 MARSEILLE–PORT ST. LOUIS (EMBARKATION)
Spectacular Seascapes of the Mediterranean Coast
Join your expert Local Guide for an included sightseeing before joining a motorcoach transfer to board your Avalon Suite Ship®.
EVENING CRUISE TO ARLES
Day 3 ARLES
Inspiring Sights and Avant-Garde Lights
Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host
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 techniques of Vincent van Gogh. Create your own painting in the style of the legendary artist.
Join a lecture about wine hosted by your Master of Wine
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AVIGNON
Day 4 AVIGNON
The City of Popes in Picturesque Provence
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.
Enjoy a trip to the famed wine cellars of Châteauneuf-du-Pape for a true taste of the Rhône wine region.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AVIGNON
Day 5 VIVIERS
World History in a Charming French Country Village
Enjoy a leisurely morning sail to Viviers.
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.
This evening, join an onboard food and wine pairing dinner hosted by your Master of Wine
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO TOURNON
Day 6 TOURNON
A Rendezvous with Castle Views and Vineyards
Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.
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.
Enjoy an onboard chocolate and wine tasting hosted by your Master of Wine while sailing to Vienne.
Join a Guided Walking Tour of Vienne and discover this charming little town surrounded by steep hills.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN LYON
Day 7 LYON
Adventures in Food and Wine in the Gastronomy Capital of France
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.
Take a guided tour to the lovely Beaujolais area and learn more about its light and pleasant wine.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO TOURNUS
Day 8 TOURNUS–ST. JEAN DE LOSNE
Wine and Cheese on the Stunning Saône
Join an excursion that will take you to Chardonnay cellar for a wine tasting.
Later, enjoy a delicious cheese and wine tasting hosted by your Master of Wine while sailing to St Jean de Losne.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN ST. JEAN DE LOSNE
Day 9 ST. JEAN DE LOSNE (DISEMBARKATION)–BEAUNE–DIJON–PARIS
Drive to Beaune and take a High-Speed Train from Dijon to Paris.
Visit the Hôtel-Dieu Charity Hospital in Beaune, built in 1443, today home of the Van der Weyden’s painting of the Last Judgment and one of France’s architectural highlights.
Day 10 PARIS
Cafés, Cathedrals, and Canvases in the city of Light
Discover the ancient heart of Paris on a captivating Guided Walk featuring the Palais-Royal, Louvre pyramid, ancient sites on Île de la Cité, the Left Bank, bustling Latin Quarter, and more, OR:Join a Guided City Tour that shows the iconic sites of Paris, such as the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Opéra Garnier, and the famous Champs-Élysées.
Day 11 PARIS
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.