Portraits of Southern France River Cruise for Two

Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saône on the Saône and Rhône Rivers

Sail along France’s scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers past some of the most beautiful vistas the French countryside has to offer. Explore the famed region of Burgundy and the colorful fields of Provence. Visit Gallo-Roman ruins in both Vienne and Arles; walk the cobbled streets of Arles that inspired Vincent van Gogh and visit the historic Papal Palace in Avignon, “City of Popes.” Learn about the region’s time-honored winemaking traditions, sample Burgundy varietals and eat world-famous cuisine in Lyon. C’est magnifique!

Eight Days and Seven Nights River-View Stateroom Accommodations, Six Guided Tours, all Onboard Meals, Activities and Entertainment

The Portrait of Southern France Luxury River Cruise Experience includes:

  • 8-day cruise for two in a Category E river-view stateroom anytime in 2016 or 2017 (no blackout dates – based on availability)
  • 6 guided tours with audio headset – Visit 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Sample a variety of French cheeses, make your own fondant au chocolate, try some Burgundian wines, attend lectures on current affairs & the painters of Provence, visit a local market
  • All meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 7 dinners, featuring regional specialties and including Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner and Captain’s Farewell Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • All port charges and free Wi-Fi, connection speeds may vary en route

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