2019 : Lyon & Provence - Avignon to Lyon

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 - 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 2 - Arles, France


The site of impressive Roman ruins, Arles inspires artists with its vibrant colors and striking quality of light.

Day 3 - Avignon, France


Avignon's grandest edifice is the Palace of the Popes, the papal seat for 70 years in the 14th century.

Day 4 - Viviers, France


Set in a mountainous province, Viviers was founded in the 5th century.

Day 5 - Tournon, France


Tournon lies secluded between the Rhone River and granite slopes of the Hermitage.

Day 6 - Lyon, France


After Paris, Lyon is France's most significant cultural and culinary center.

Day 7 - Lyon, France


There's nothing like losing yourself among the cobblestone streets and riverside promenade of Old Lyon.

Day 8 - Lyon, France


France's third largest city, Lyon straddles the Rhone and Saone Rivers.

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)
  • Call (336) 243-2153 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13991645

    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2018
    Duration
    8 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Heimdal

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Avignon  
    Day 2Arles  
    Day 3Avignon  
    Day 4Viviers  
    Day 5Tournon  
    Day 6Lyon  
    Day 7Lyon  
    Day 8Lyon  
    Dates/Pricing

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