Portraits of Southern France

From £2,695 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

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Portraits of Southern France

From £2,695 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

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Portraits of Southern France

From £2,695 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

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Portraits of Southern France

From £2,695 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

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Portraits of Southern France

From £2,695 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

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Portraits of Southern France

From £2,695 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

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Portraits of Southern France

From £2,695 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

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Sail along France’s scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers past some of the most beautiful vistas the French countryside has to offer. During your 8-day journey, 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 to see how it 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 try the world-famous regional cuisine in Lyon. C’est magnifique!

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CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

Below is a sampling of ports, excursions, and attractions that are featured on this Viking cruise.

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Sail along France’s scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers past some of the most beautiful vistas the French countryside has to offer.

Chalon-sur-Saône, France

Considered an important center for the wine trade, Chalon-sur-Saône lies at the entrance to France’s famed Dijon region.

Lyon, France

Visitors can take in panoramic views from atop Fourvière Hill or step into the past when they tour the cobbled streets and 16th-century architecture of Vieux Lyon (Old Lyon).

Tournon & Viviers, France

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

Arles, France

Arles was known as the “Little Rome of Gaul,” and boasts many Gallo-Roman ruins including Les Arènes, an ancient amphitheater seating 20,000 that is still used today for bullfights and plays.

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.

Cruise Itinerary For Chalon to Avignon

Below is the itinerary for the Portraits of Southern France cruise, traveling from Chalon to Avignon. For additional details, view the complete itinerary.

Portraits of Southern France

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Portraits of Southern France - 2014 Chalon-Sur-Saône to Avignon - Cruise Overview

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