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CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE

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# Package

CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE

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Description

Included in tour package :

  • Mâcon
  • A Guided Tour of the Royal Monastery of Brou and the Medieval City of Pérouges
  • Lyon and Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse
  • The Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval
  • Les Baux-de-Provence and the Quarries of Light
  • Arles
  • Aix-en-Provence
  • Marseille

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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French Art and History Along the Rhône River

Next departures: 09/07/2022, 10/02/2022, ...
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LYON - MACON - LYON - TAIN-L'HERMITAGE - AVIGNON - ARLES - MARTIGUES

Discover the Rhône through an offbeat, seven-day cruise. See each city differently as you retrace the footsteps of the artists and celebrities who influenced their cultures.
From Alphonse de Lamartine's Mâcon to Marcel Pagnol's Marseille, with side trips to Paul Bocuse's Lyon and Van Gogh's homestead in Arles, each excursion will bring you to the core of the city and its history. 
Discover unusual sites such as the Quarries of Light in Les Baux-de-Provence and the Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval in Hauterives.
This cruise on the Saône and Rhone Rivers overflows with the vineyard landscapes and limestone cliffs of southern France.

7 Days FROM $ 2,166 PP
START IN 2022
Departure 07/21/2022
Arrival 07/27/2022
On request
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
On request
Departure 08/09/2022
Arrival 08/15/2022
On request
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
On request
Departure 09/07/2022
Arrival 09/13/2022
FROM $ 2,630 PP
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/02/2022
Arrival 10/08/2022
FROM $ 2,166 PP
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

Shore Excursions

Following the Footsteps of Alphonse de Lamartine in Mâcon

Alphonse de Lamartine was born in Mâcon in 1790. He was an author, poet, and statesman who had a profound impact on France during the 19th century. We’ll set out to trace his footsteps by following the bronze “Plume Trail” tha...

Duration 2h30 Discovery
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Lyon and Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse

Join us on a guided tour of Lyon. We’ll cross through the city and go up Fourvière Hill to the white basilica, the best place to take in the view. Then we’ll head over to Vieux Lyon to have a look at its historical homes and the &q...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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The Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval

We’ll head out on an excursion to the Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval, a monument built by a postman from 1879 to 1912. No other building like it exists in the world, which is why it attracts the curiosity of visitors from all over. Cheva...

Duration 3h30 Discovery
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Following the Footsteps of Van Gogh in Arles

We’ll leave on foot for a guided tour of Arles following the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh. Arles is an ancient Roman city whose ruins are second only to Rome and include the Antique Theater, Amphitheater, Thermes of Constantine, and the Alysca...

Duration 2h00 Discovery
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Les Baux-de-Provence and the Quarries of Light

We'll travel by coach to one of the most beautiful villages in France, Les Baux-de-Provence, located on a plateau in the heart of the Alpilles mountain range.  The village overlooks the exceptional scenery leading to Arles, the Camargue, and...

Duration 4h30 Discovery
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A Guided Tour of the Royal Monastery of Brou and the Medieval City of Pérouges

We’ll leave Belleville by coach for the Royal Monastery of Brou. Discover why this Flamboyant Gothic-style church was voted the French public’s favorite monument in 2014. After the death of her beloved husband, Philibert the Handsome, Mar...

Duration 5h00 Discovery
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Aix-en-Provence and the Wonders of Paul Cézanne

We’ll leave by coach for Aix-en-Provence. At the foot of Mount Sainte-Victoire and surrounded by impeccably preserved countryside dotted with Provençal fortified towns, lies Aix-en-Provence. Mount Sainte-Victoire itself is a symbol of th...

Duration 5h00 Discovery
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Marcel Pagnol’s Marseille

We will leave by coach for Marseille. Founded by the Greeks in 600 BC, Marseille is the oldest city in France. The Romans left quite an influence, too, as Marseille developed into a melting pot of cultures drawn to trade in what is now known as the O...

Duration 5h00 Discovery
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