From the Saône to the Rhône

LSR - 8 days

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LYON - MÂCON - VIENNE - ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

DAY 1: LYON

Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Lyon at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

DAY 2: LYON - MÂCON

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Lyon where you'll discover its famous "traboules", types of passageways that are typical of the city.
DISCOVERY: Bike ride through the main monuments and districts of Lyon followed by a tasting of local products in the heart of the old town.
We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Mâcon. Enjoy dinner and an evening of dancing.

DAY 3: MÂCON - VIENNE

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit the Abbey ruins in Cluny.
DISCOVERY: Guided tour on foot of Mâcon, capital of the Beaujolais, followed by a tasting of local products.
We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Vienne. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. We'll reach Vienne later this evening.

DAY 4: VIENNE - ARLES

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Vienne.
DISCOVERY: Explore Vienne on a Segway for an original tour of this charming “Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history.
We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment.

DAY 5: ARLES, The Camargue

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit of Arles and a local olive oil producer's.
In the afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover the Camargue. We’ll visit a "manade" (horse breeding farm) and learn about how a manadier works with the animals.
DISCOVERY: Safari in jeeps through the Camargue for an original immersion in the wilderness.
We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of traditional Provençal entertainment.

DAY 6: ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace.
DISCOVERY: Hike along the Pont du Gard and visit to the museum.
We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Viviers.

DAY 7: VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

This morning will be spent cruising. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC:
Guided tour of Tournon. We'll visit the imposing Castle-Museum of Tournon-sur-Rhône followed by a tasting of local wines and regional delicacies.
DISCOVERY:
We’ll leave on foot for the Cité du Chocolat in Tain l’Hermitage. Come and explore, smell and taste chocolate in all of its forms at the Valrhona discovery center.
We’ll then return on board. Tonight’s our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will cruise towards Lyon during the night.

DAY 8: LYON

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation. 
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