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Guided tour of Vienne

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Guided tour of Vienne

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Description

Meet up with the guides for a walking tour of Vienne, during which you will discover this Roman city rich in vestiges. The history of Vienne goes back more than 2000 years. The city is indivisible from the Rhône river and the surrounding hills. The Allobrogi people are thought to have made it their capital, but it was in the Roman era that the city began to prosper on both banks. You will see the Antique Theatre; built roughly between 40 and 50 AD, it is considered one of the largest in the Roman empire, with its 130m diameter and 13,000 spectators capacity. Restored in 1938, it was returned to its original function and is now a venue for artistic events. The tour will continue with the Temple of Augustus and Livia (exteriors only). This temple dedicated to Rome and Augustus stood in a sacred area on the forum and has carried this name since the end of the 18th century. Its construction began about 20-10 BC; it was later transformed at the beginning of the Middle Ages into a church, and was finally restored in the second half of the 19th century thanks to the intervention of Prosper Mérimée. Finally, to complete the tour, you will see the Cathedral of St Maurice (exteriors only), which has been listed as a historic monument since 1840. Return to the boat on foot.

 

Duration : approx. 2:00

  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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START IN 2019
Departure 06/04/2019
Arrival 13/04/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 18/04/2019
Arrival 25/04/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 08/10/2019
Arrival 15/10/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
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Arrival 27/10/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
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* Price based on double occupancy

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START IN 2019
Departure 31/03/2019
Arrival 06/04/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 24/04/2019
Arrival 30/04/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 18/05/2019
Arrival 24/05/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
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Arrival 18/09/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM

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START IN 2019
Departure 01/04/2019
Arrival 06/04/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 25/04/2019
Arrival 30/04/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 19/05/2019
Arrival 24/05/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 25/06/2019
Arrival 30/06/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 30/06/2019
Arrival 05/07/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 25/07/2019
Arrival 30/07/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 30/07/2019
Arrival 04/08/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 24/08/2019
Arrival 29/08/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 29/08/2019
Arrival 03/09/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 03/09/2019
Arrival 08/09/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 13/09/2019
Arrival 18/09/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 18/09/2019
Arrival 23/09/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 27/10/2019
Arrival 01/11/2019
Ship : MS Loire Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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