CRUISE

AT-A-GLANCE


Day 1 Marseille: Welcome to France

Day 2 Marseille-Port St. Louis (Embarkation): Guided tour; transfer to the ship; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Arles: Guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheatre, or painting workshop; onboard lecture about wine

Day 4 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes; guided tour to Châteauneuf du Pape

Day 5 Cruising-Viviers: Guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedral; onboard food and wine pairing dinner

Day 6 Tournon/Tain l'Hermitage-Vienne: Guided walk in Tournon; onboard chocolate and wine tasting; guided walk in Vienne

Day 7 Lyon: Guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill; guided tour to Beaujolais

Day 8 Cruising-St. Jean de Losne: Chardonnay excursion; onboard cheese and wine tasting

Day 9 St. Jean de Losne (Disembarkation)-Beaune-Paris (Embarkation): Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; TGV train from Dijon to Paris; onboard welcome reception

Day 10 Vernon-Les Andelys: Choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle; choice of guided tour, or guided hike to the castle in Les Andelys; onboard crêpe tasting

Day 11 Caudebec: Excursion along the 'Normandy Abbeys Route'

Day 12 Caudebec: Choice of full-day excursions to Normandy landing beaches or 'A Taste of Normandy' excursion

Day 13 Rouen: Choice of guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedral or bike tour

Day 14 Conflans: Choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine's Château de Malmaison

Day 15 Paris: Choice of guided sightseeing or historic sights on 'Heart of Paris' walking tour

Day 16 Paris (Disembarkation)-London: Transfer to London by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class)

Day 17 London: Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul's Cathedral (except on Sundays)

Day 18 London: Full day at leisure

Day 19 London: Your vacation ends this morning
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Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every cruise.

Plus independent exploration options and use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP.