Opportunities abound on this French river cruise holiday to experience the best of France. Your adventure begins with two overnights and guided sightseeing in Paris, before boarding a high-speed train to Dijon. You’ll transfer to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your Avalon Suite Ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for lovely Seurre, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon. Also visit medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles, then sail into the peaceful Camargue area to Port-Saint-Louis.
Disembark your cruise ship in Port-Saint-Louis and transfer to Aix en Provence for the start of your Monograms holiday. With two overnights, enjoy guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, and visit the Cathedral of the Holy Saviour, known for its mix of architectural styles. Spend free time or take a tour following in the footsteps of Cézanne’s in the artist’s hometown.
Travel to Nice for your final two nights in France. Here, you’ll walk through the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s most famous boulevard. In your free time, perhaps take an excursion to Monaco or Cannes—known for its famous film festival. In both cities, we provide the services of Monograms Local Hosts—a “friend in the city” to answer questions, share inside information, and help arrange your activities and excursions.