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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

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: Guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedral

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 'Heart of Paris' walking tour to see Paris' historic sights

Day 16 Paris (Disembarkation): 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. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises. 

Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.

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