Avalon Waterways - Active & Discovery on the Rhone

Port St Louis to Lyon or vv

Your Active & Discovery river cruise is full of Avalon Choice inclusions for each port you visit along the Rhône River. Choose the Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that speak to you—from casual and leisurely to cultural and active. In addition to classic sightseeing and relaxed free time, you can visit an oyster farm, bike through Camargue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, or take a painting workshop in Arles—in the style of Van Gogh. You’ll have the classic sightseeing and relaxing activities in each destination, along with your choice of included arts, culture, and cuisine excursions, for the French holiday you’ve dreamed of.

Take a canoe excursion or linger in a corner cafés; stroll Avignon’s papal palace or attend a wine tasting in an underground cave. Admire the lovely views of the French countryside, or join a culinary walk to discover archi-tecture and local specialties, or take a cooking class in Lyon. With so many included choices, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day—from a ghost tour in Viviers to a guided bike ride through the birthplace of rosé wines, to a chocolate factory. What better way to celebrate a fantastic French river cruise on the Rhône than by boarding a high-speed train for the “City of Light” You’ll spend two nights in Paris to explore the romantic city your way. Spend your first day at leisure to stroll the iconic Champs-Élysées or wandering through the legendary artists’ streets of Montmartre, with a selection of included excursions the following day. Select a guided sightseeing tour of the must-see sites, or take a guided biking tour through Paris’ highlights, including the Eiffel Tower and Place de la Concorde—with a peaceful rest along the Seine River.

This Active & Discovery Rhône River cruise and Paris vacation includes activities and excursions to experience the Rhône River and the “City of Light” your way and at your pace!

Highlights

 

Itinerary

Please note: Price shown based on low season travel in 2020

2020 Departures:
Port St Louis to Lyon: 05 May, 16 Jun, 28 Jul, 22 Sep
Lyon to Port St Louis: 12 May, 23 Jun, 04 Aug, 29 Sep

Price shown is based on 05 May 2020 departure.

Departure Dates:
Based on specific departure dates

*per person share twin

8 days from

$5,338*

Includes

  • Deluxe cruise in an outside stateroom (Category E) with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection Beds.  Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer & premium L'Occitane bath products.
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner are included daily on board your vessel.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on board daily indicated by breakfast (B), lunch (L), and dinner (D) on the itinerary, including daily four-course a la carte dinners with choice of appetisers, soups, salads, mains, desserts, and Avalon Fresh healthy cuisine options.
  • Included sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides.
  • Complimentary bicycles available for use on shore.
  • Onboard local entertainment.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship.
  • A professional Cruise Director who delivers educational commentary as you travel through interesting landscapes, and who assists with requests and additional excursions.
  • An Avalon Adventure Host available as your guide for fitness activities and active excursions.
  • Friendly, English-speaking staff who deliver consummate personal service throughout your journey.
  • Gratuities to Cruise Director, Crew, Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included on Avalon portion only.
  • Your day-by-day itinerary indicates in UPPERCASE all inside visits, special features, and guided sightseeing

 

Bonus

Special launch pricing PLUS Avalon Air Credit.

Get $4,800 Air Credit per couple on ALL Magnificent Europe and Magnificent Rivers of Europe departures. Get between $200-$1,650 on all other Europe cruises. Enquire with your travel specialist for more details.

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