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Get personal. This is experiential river cruising, your way. From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, Avalon is relaxed luxury with choices as many, and individual as you.

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BURGUNDY & PROVENCE WITH PARIS, NICE & BARCELONA

With paris, nice & barcelona extension
Tour: WJL2  PARIS  BARCELONA
Begin your holiday in France before your cruise with two overnights in Paris—the “City of Light.” See the famous landmarks of Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient architecture. A guided city tour will show you all the must-see sights before you travel via high-speed train from Paris to Dijon. You’ll tour Beaune’s Hotel-Dieu Charity Hospital—built in 1443 and home of Van der Weyden’s “The Last Judgement.” Sail to the Chardonnay wine region of Mâcon, enjoying cheese tasting on board. You’ll visit Lyon, a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture, as well as France’s gastronomic capital. See the sights in Lyon including the popular Place des Terreaux with its famous fountain seen on postcards, and world-famous cuisine to discover on a guided culinary walk.

Beautifully nestled among vineyards and Roman ruins are the twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage. Take a guided walk to see the medieval treasures of Tournon, including its fascinating 16th-century castle. Continue to Viviers for a guided walk through this charming village. Cruise to historical Avignon and see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes—the largest gothic fortress in the world. On the Rhône River sits Arles, with its 1st-century Roman amphitheater still used today. Attend a painting workshop in the style of Van Gogh whose work was inspired by the setting here.

Disembark your Avalon YourWay cruise in Port-Saint-Louis, and continue your holiday your way with two nights in Nice and three nights in Barcelona! Enjoy buffet breakfast daily, your personal Monograms Local Host® for guidance and assistance, destination guide with city map, a flight from Nice to Barcelona, transfers from ship to hotel, and hotel to airport.
Leisurely On the go
Countries
France
Spain
Meals
Breakfast:14
Lunch:6
Dinner:7
Transport
State-of-the-art, luxurious river cruise vessels with modern services and amenities
Accommodation
Deluxe outside accommodations with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection Beds
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