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Sensations of Lyon & Provence with Emerald Cruises
Departing March - October 2024
Looking to explore everything Lyon and Provence have to offer? Be our guest.
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CRUISE FROM £2,255 PER PERSON AND ENJOY A FREE PREMIUM DRINKS PACKAGE
Sail serenely through the heart of France on a luxury Rhône river cruise, where the arts, architecture, fine wine, and elegant cuisine of Lyon and Provence await you
Your 8-day luxury river cruise...
Day 1: All aboard Emerald Liberate
Settle into your sanctuary of serenity, boarding Emerald Liberté in Lyon. Explore the decks, familiarise yourself with the array amenities on offer, and meet our friendly crew.
Day 2: Chalon-sur-Saône—Beaune
Tour the centre of Burgundy’s wine region, and pay a visit to Hospices de Beaune, home to one of the area’s most popular wine auctions, before a delightful cheese tasting session on board.
Day 3: Lyon
Sample the culinary sensations of Lyon, widely considered the gastronomic capital of the world, and join us on a guided tour of the city. Enjoy the Krystal Live Band on board to round off your evening.
Day 4: Tournon
Take to the picturesque village of Tournon on a guided tour, exploring the iconic landmarks and towering 16th century castle. On board, you’ll enjoy a sumptuous tasting session of regional wines.
Day 5: Viviers
Amble along Viviers, soaking in the town’s Middle Age flair on a guided walking tour.
Day 6: Avignon
Once the centre of Catholicism, Avignon has a deep, rich history to explore, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palais de Papes. This evening, enjoy a Provençal dinner, prepared by renowned local chef, Fabien Morreale.
Day 7 & 8: Arles
A city steeped in history, join our guided tour of Arles and visit the 2,000 year old amphitheatre before following in the footsteps of the legendary Dutch artist, Vincent van Gogh. The following morning, enjoy breakfast on board before bidding farewell to the crew, and your fellow travellers, ready for your transfer to the airport.