A Culinary Experience in Burgundy & Provence with 2 Nights in Aix-en-Provence & 2 Nights in Nice (Southbound) - 2020

12 Day River Cruise St. Jean-de-Losne to Nice (WJL3-T2)

Vacation Overview

Experience a culinary adventure on your European river cruise with stunning views along the Saône and Rhône Rivers to highlight regional cuisine and wine in the landscapes of Burgundy and Provence. Enjoy a pastry demonstration; a chocolate, cheese, and wine tasting; and a food-and-wine pairing dinner hosted by your Master of Wine on board.

Embark on your French river cruise in St. Jean de Losne and sail to the Chardonnay wine region of Mâcon, where you’ll enjoy cheese tasting on board. You’ll visit Lyon, France’s gastronomic capital, and see the famous Place des Terreaux with a guided culinary walk. Beautifully nestled among vineyards are the twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage. Take a guided walk through the Roman ruins of Tournon. Explore Viviers and Avignon, and cruise on the Rhône River to Arles. Attend a painting workshop in the style of Van Gogh whose work was inspired here. Your cruise concludes in Port-Saint-Louis.

Continue your vacation after your cruise with two nights each in Aix-en-Provence and Nice. Enjoy buffet breakfast daily, guided sightseeing, your Monograms Local Host® for guidance and assistance, destination guide with city map, and transfers to or from ship, hotel, and train stations. Spend two nights each in Aix-en-Provence, birthplace of Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne, and the French Riviera’s Nice to indulge in the best of French food and relaxation on the Côte d'Azur.

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