Idyllic Rhone

Resort:Idyllic Rhone
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Europe, France
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Be enchanted on this 8 day cruise along the Rhone river from Chalon-sur-Saone to Tarascon. Explore the very best of France, including Lyon, Vienne & Avignon.


Day 1: UK > Chalon-sur-Saone

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Chalon-sur-Saone. Pick from one of up to 14 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you prefer not to fly, travel Standard Premier Class board the Eurostar from St Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord. Your onward journey will be from Paris to Chalon-sur-Saone , where youll board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Mcon > Lyon

Travel to Beaujolais Golden Stone region for wine tasting, or visit Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: Lyon

Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: Vienne > Tournon

Enjoy a city tour this morning in Vienne, an old Roman city in a lovely setting. Soak up a leisurely afternoon of cruising to picturesque Tournon. If you like, join a cooking class in Scenic Culinaire enroute.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Viviers > Avignon

This morning take advantage of an included walking tour of Viviers. This delightful town, nestled between hill and river, boasts ancient homes and an unusual cathedral. Scenic Culinaire will be hosting a lesson in French cuisine for those wishing to improve their skills whilst cruising this afternoon. Or perhaps, simply soak in the panoramic vistas from the Sun Deck as you cruise into Avignon. Tonight, enjoy a fabulous French chanson vocalist perform for your enjoyment on board.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6: Avignon

Shop with a Chef at a local market and cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire afterwards. Alternatively, savour an in-depth tour of Avignons architectural jewel, the Popes Palace, or take an excursion to Uzs and visit Pont du Gard, a magnificent ancient Roman aqueduct.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Tarascon

Relax on board as we cruise onto the Provenal town of Tarascon.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 8: Tarascon > UK

After breakfast, transfer to Marseille airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London or one of up to 14 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel from Avignon to Lille and then Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar to St Pancras International

Meals included: Breakfast