A Master of Wine will accompany you on this portion of your cruise with presentations, tastings, and wine pairings along the way. Board your second Avalon Suite Ship® in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Mâcon for an excursion to a Chardonnay wine cellar. Visit France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon. Take a culinary walk and enjoy a tour of the famous wine region of Beaujolais. Continue to the medieval city of Tournon to enjoy a guided walk with a wine-and-chocolate tasting or a walk in the vineyards. In Avignon, visit the Palace of the Popes and take a guided tour to Châteauneuf du Pape. Sail through the peaceful Camargue area to Port-Saint-Louis. After your cruise, enjoy a Monograms vacation in Nice and Barcelona.
Disembark your ship and transfer to Nice to begin your Monograms vacation with two nights in France. Here, you’ll walk through the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s most famous boulevard. In your free time, perhaps take an excursion to Monaco or Cannes—known for its famous film festival. Next fly from Nice to Barcelona, where you’ll enjoy guided sightseeing, including Passeig de Gràcia, La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, an inside visit of Sagrada Familia Basilica and relaxing free time—all part of your Monograms vacation package in Spain. At your service is an expert Monograms Local Host® who is available to assist you throughout your stay in Nice and Barcelona.
A mixture of French landscapes, cuisine, and iconic sights, combined with the spice and flavor of colorful Barcelona creates the perfect recipe for a European getaway.