CRUISE

AT-A-GLANCE


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

Day 2 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshop; onboard lecture about wine

Day 3 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes; guided tour to Châteauneuf du Pape

Day 4 Viviers: Guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedral; onboard food and wine pairing dinner

Day 5 Tournon-Vienne: Guided walk in Tournon; onboard chocolate and wine tasting; guided walk in Vienne

Day 6 Lyon: Guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill; guided tour to Beaujolais

Day 7 St. Jean de Losne: Chardonnay excursion; onboard cheese and wine tasting

Day 8 St. Jean de Losne (Disembarkation)-Beaune-Basel (Embarkation): Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; transfer to Basel; onboard welcome reception

Day 9 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller

Day 10 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral

Day 11 Mainz: Choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers' Way, or visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz

Day 12 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge-Koblenz: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in Koblenz

Day 13 Cologne: Choice of 'Cologne Highlights' walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 14 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 15 Amsterdam (Disembarkation)-Paris: Transfer from your ship to the train station then travel to Paris by high-speed train (First class)

Day 16 Paris: Guided sightseeing, Seine River cruise

Day 17 Paris-London: Travel to London by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class)

Day 18 London: Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul's Cathedral (except on Sundays)

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.