15 Day Culinary Experience in Grand France

Take in the charm of France with Avalon Waterways!

Departure Date
March 28, 2023
Multiple Dates Available
Supplier
Avalon Waterways
Destination
Europe
Ship
Poetry II & Tapestry II

This river cruise vacation showcases France’s charm, breathtaking views, and rich history. Take in the beautiful countryside, quaint villages, and towns, as you sail through the most captivating views of France.

Highlights & Sightseeing

Europe - France - Marseille - Avignon

Avignon is home to the Palace of the Popes, which has been the residence of nine popes from 1309 to 1378, during their exile from Rome, plus the arched Pont d'Avignon bridge, which dates back to 1171.

Pricing & Inclusions

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What's Included?

Your Cruise

  • 15-day Culinary Experience in France
  • Taxes

CruisePlus Bonus

  • Travel Credit - ask us for details!

Avalon Waterways Sale

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Welcome & farewell cocktails with sparkling wine and canapés
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with every lunch and dinner
  • And more!

Pricing
River Cruise Only
Panorama Suite 11,317pp
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Pricing is per person, in CAD and based on double occupancy. Additional terms & conditions apply.

Itinerary

Day 1 Port St. Louis (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheatre, or painting workshop, or walk with your Adventure Host; onboard wine tasting

Day 3 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes

Day 4 Viviers: Onboard chocolate and wine tasting; guided walk with tasting, visit Old Town and the cathedral or walk with your Adventure Host

Day 5 Tournon–Vienne: Choice of guided walk in Tournon or bike with your Adventure Host; onboard pastry demonstration, choice of guided walk in Vienne or hike with your Adventure Host

Day 6 Lyon: Guided foodie sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill; onboard food and wine pairing dinner

Day 7 Tournus–St. Jean de Losne: Onboard cheese and wine tasting

Day 8 St. Jean de Losne (Disembarkation)–Beaune–Dijon–Paris (Embarkation): Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; TGV train from Dijon to Paris; onboard welcome reception

Day 9 Vernon–Les Andelys: Choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle or walk with your Adventure Host; choice of guided walk, or guided hike in Les Andelys ; crêpes tasting on board and Pastry Demonstration

Day 10 Caudebec: Choice of excursion along the “Normandy Abbeys Route” or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 11 Caudebec: Choice of full-day excursions to Normandy landing beaches, or 'A Taste of Normandy' excursion

Day 12 Rouen: Choice of guided walk, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral or bike tour

Day 13 Conflans–Paris: Choice of guided excursions to Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine's Château de Malmaison or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 14 Paris: Choice of guided sightseeing or “Heart of Paris” walking tour or walk with your Adventure Host

Day 15 Paris (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning

Itinerary information may change anytime without notice and may not be reflected on this page.

Travel Insurance & Manulife

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation and medical insurance through Manulife.

However, no representation or description of the protection made by CruisePlus Management Ltd to you, constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the protection. We (CruisePlus) are not an insurance company and we do not have the responsibility for ensuring adherence to the insurance terms & conditions, submission, payment or adjustment of claims.

We strongly suggest you read through the insurance information provided upon purchase and email us with any questions.

Covid-19 is considered a known event and exclusions apply for most, if not all policies.
Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Fares are per person in the currency noted (CAD), based on double occupancy, are capacity controlled, subject to availability at the time of booking and may be withdrawn without notice. Optional supplier charges may apply and are not included. Amenities, if offered, are available for the first two in a stateroom only & based on double occupancy unless specifically stated otherwise.

Hotel inventory is capacity controlled, and this offer may be pulled at any time without notice; Future Cruise Credits may not be combinable or be only partially combinable with advertised promotion; cruise line insurance may not be available to purchase on advertised offer.

Please note, this website may not reflect changes to offers in real time. Therefore, it is important you contact us in order to receive to a quote.

CruisePlus reserves the right to correct any human or electronic errors throughout the website at anytime. Before you book, be aware of Covid-19 restrictions and clearly understand insurance terms and conditions.

Offer Last Updated: Jul 04, 2022