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Highlights of Lyon, Provence, and Paris

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10D/9N

About

Discover the best of France by getting on a 10-day journey starting in Nice and culminating in Paris. Begin in Arles, where you'll enjoy a guided tour and an authentic Provençal dinner hosted by renowned chef Fabien Morreale. Cruise through the South of France, marveling at 15th-century architecture and sun-drenched vineyards.

Lyon, the gastronomic capital, awaits with its culi...

Itinerary

Day 1

Hop into Nice

  • Dinner
  • Airport To Arles Port
  • Stay Included

Welcome to France! 

Upon arrival at Nice airport, our team will greet you and transfer you to Arles, where your welcoming captain and crew await aboard the Emerald Cruises Star-Ship. 

Enjoy a welcome reception and dinner with fellow guests. Ensure that your flight touches the city at the expected time, i.e., before 12 P.M.

Day 2

Discover the Beauty of Arles

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Delve into the rich history of Arles with a visit to its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Roman and Romanesque monuments. Explore the ancient Arles Amphitheatre and witness exhilarating chariot races over two millennia ago. Discover the city's influence on Vincent van Gogh, who immortalized its beauty in his iconic works like 'Starry Night over the Rhône.' 

Enjoy leisure time to further explore Arles before savoring a Provençal dinner. An optional excursion to Les Baux de Provence is available.

Day 3

Tour to Avignon

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Avignon, once the refuge of seven consecutive Popes fleeing Rome's political pressures in the 1300s, evolved into a pivotal site during the French Revolution. 

Explore its rich heritage on a guided walking tour, marveling at the Palais des Papes' Gothic splendor. Enjoy leisure time to wander, maybe crossing the 12th-century Stone Bridge. 

Make a choice from the options like a guided tour of Pont du Gard or a classical concert in Avignon.

Day 4

Guided tour of Viviers

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Experience quintessential France in Viviers, a town frozen in medieval charm. Explore its narrow cobblestone streets and pastel-colored buildings on a guided walking tour through the Old Town. Immerse yourself in the rich history and picturesque beauty of this enchanting destination. 

Day 5

Discovering the Gems of Tournon

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

As we navigate the gentle bends of the Rhône River into Tournon, marvel at the 16th-century castle and ancient watchtowers gracing the village outskirts. Join a guided tour of Tournon to uncover its rich history and vibrant culture. 

Opt for a vineyard hike or embark on a guided bike tour to Glun, immersing yourself in the French countryside. 

Enjoy a regional wine tasting onboard, completing your day of exploration. 

Day 6

Indulge in the Magic of Lyon

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Lyon, a former Roman capital and a pivotal city in French history, is renowned not only for its historical significance but also for its delectable Lyonnaise cuisine. Join a walking tour with a local guide, exploring landmarks like the UNESCO-listed Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Alternatively, opt for a guided bike tour to discover architectural marvels and historical landmarks.

Delight in Lyon's rich heritage and culinary delights, catering to both history enthusiasts and gastronomes alike. Optional excursion: Visit to Pérouges (extra expense). 

Day 7

Pass Through Chalon-sur-Saône & Beaune

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy the journey to Beaune, the birthplace of photography and the heart of Burgundy's wine region. Explore the quaint village and visit the Hospices de Beaune, showcasing remarkable 15th-century French architecture and hosting renowned wine auctions. Indulge in cheese and olive tasting on board, enriching your day with delightful flavors. 

Immerse yourself in Burgundy's cultural and culinary treasures, making the most of your time in this charming destination. Visit to the Hospices de Beaune.

Day 8

Way to Paris

  • Breakfast
  • Lyon Port To Train Station
  • Paris Train Station To Hotel
  • Stay Included

After a hearty breakfast, it's time to say goodbye to your Cruise in Lyon. Enjoy a relaxing train journey to Paris, where the distinct Parisian ambiance awaits your arrival. You'll be greeted by the city's unique charm as you settle into your well-appointed La Demeure Montaigne hotel for a two-night stay. Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the City of Light.

Day 9

Guided tour of Paris and a Seine river cruise

  • Breakfast

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Paris today with a guided tour led by a local expert. 

Wander along the wide, opulent streets to iconic landmarks like Notre Dame Cathedral and the majestic Arc de Triomphe. 

Then, embark on a delightful Seine River cruise, soaking in the city's enchanting skyline. Conclude your day with a visit to the iconic Eiffel Tower.

Day 10

Departure from Paris

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel To Airport

After a delightful breakfast, it's time to say goodbye to your fellow travelers. You'll be transferred to the airport for your onward or homeward flight, carrying cherished memories of gastronomic delights and the iconic sights of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower.

Bon voyage! 

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  • Transfer
  • Dinner as per Itinerary
  • Stay Included
  • Have a sight at the iconic works of Vincent van Gogh, such as 'Starry Night Over the Rhône.'
  • Guided tour of Viviers
  • Discovering the Gems of Tournon
  • Guided bike tour to Glun
  • Visit to the Hospices de Beaune
  • Explore the ancient Arles Amphitheatre

Hotels

Day 1-2-3-4-5-6-7

Nice

Emerald Cruises Star-Ship

Day 8-9

Paris

La Demeure Montaigne

  • Private Transfer (To and From the Airport)
  • Private Transfer (Lyon Port - Lyon Train Station)
  • Private Transfer (Paris Train Station – Paris' Hotel)
  • Accommodation at "Emerald Cruises Star-Ship": 7 Nights
  • Accommodation at "La Demeure Montaigne”: 2 Nights 
  • Cruise Director
  • Guided Tour of Viviers
  • Guided Tour of Tournon
  • Guided bike tour to Glun
  • Guided tour of Lyon
  • Visit to the Hospices de Beaune
  • Port taxes & charges
  • All Tips & Gratuities
  • Breakfast: 09
  • Lunch: 06
  • Dinner: 07
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Round-Trip) 
  • Train Fare (Lyon-Paris)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional Activities
  • Additional/Personal Expenses
  • Items having Personal Nature
  • Visa Fees (If Applicable)
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned Above)
  • Visit to Pérouges (Optional)
  • Excursion to Les Baux de Provence (optional)
  • Try Culinary of Paris (Optional)
  • Guided bike tour of Lyon (optional)
  • Guided Tour of Pont du Gard or a Classical Concert in Avignon (optional)

Note: All the Optional excursions are subject to extra expenses.

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$8890 $10668

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Nice, Arles, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon, Lyon, Paris

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