2019 : Lyon & Provence - Lyon to Avignon
Tour lands of fine wine & cuisine
Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arenes amphitheater and the Pont du Gard. Explore Avignon's Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy. Savor Beaujolais wines. Hunt for truffles and see how chevre cheese is made. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cezanne and Chagall on this 8-day Rhone cruise.
Day by Day
Day 1 - Lyon, France
After Paris, Lyon is France's most significant cultural and culinary center.
Day 2 - Lyon, France
France's third largest city, Lyon straddles the Rhone and Saone Rivers.
Day 3 - Lyon, France
There's nothing like losing yourself among the cobblestone streets and riverside promenade of Old Lyon.
Day 4 - Vienne, France
Surrounded by steep hills and situated between France's Burgundy and Beaujolais regions, Vienne is the gateway to Lyon's countryside.
Day 5 - Tournon, France
Tournon lies secluded between the Rhone River and granite slopes of the Hermitage.
Day 6 - Avignon, France
Sheltered by medieval walls, Avignon's maze of narrow streets is filled with churches, museums and palaces tracing the history of this ancient, vibrant city.
Day 7 - Arles, France
The site of impressive Roman ruins, Arles inspires artists with its vibrant colors and striking quality of light.
Day 8 - Avignon, France
Avignon's grandest edifice is the Palace of the Popes, the papal seat for 70 years in the 14th century.
Viking Inclusive Value
Your included features and services: 7 included shore excursions with local guide & headset Complimentary Wi-Fi Complimentary beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner Multiple dining venues with open seating 24/7 specialty coffees, teas & bottled water Aquavit Terrace and the most al fresco dining on Europe's Rivers All port taxes and fees Airport transfers on date of embarkation/disembarkation with Viking Air program
Your experience: 8-days; 1 country; 6 ports Visit 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Culture Curriculum: sample a variety of French cheeses; find out how to make your own fondant au chocolat; try some Burgundian wines; enjoy lively French accordion tunes; attend lectures on current affairs & the painters of Provence; see how silk printing is done today; visit a local market All onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics Welcome Cocktail Reception & Farewell Dinner Organic herb garden Open-air walking track 24/7 Guest Services for special requests
Your stateroom: Riverview stateroom Room steward & twice daily housekeeping service Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows 40" flat-screen LCD TV & complimentary Movies on Demand Refrigerator, security safe, hair dryer 110/220 volt outlets & USB port Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirrors Glass-enclosed shower Premium Freyja toiletries, bathrobe & slippers (upon request)
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|Offer valid through 9/30/2018|