Join the worldwide celebration of a Renaissance master, and commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci’s death day in France. Sail with Emerald Waterways on the eight-day Sensations of Lyon and Provence river cruise starting from £1,695 per person sharing a Category E Emerald Stateroom (based on 24 October 2020 departure).
For those that can’t travel to France without visiting the city of love, Paris, guests can add an additional two day extension to the itinerary staying in a luxury hotel in the heart of the city with an included guided bus tour of Paris and the Seine with prices starting from £2,845 per person in a Category E Emerald Stateroom (based on 16 July 2020 departure).
Journey to the country’s gastronomic heartbeat, Lyon and uncover the Roman ruins along the way, before heading south to Provence and exploring Tournon and Avignon ahead of arrival in Arles.
Highlights include guided bike tours of Lyon and Glun, an indulgent cheese and olive tasting on board and a delicious Provençal dinner prepared by chef Fabian Morreale, all part of included EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE experiences.
The eight-day river cruise departs from Lyon and calls at Chalon-sur-Saone, Beaune, Lyon, Tournon, Viviers, Avignon, and Arles, before arriving in Marseille for the flight home.
Guests also have the choice of a no-fly option on this particular itinerary and can opt to travel via Eurostar at no extra charge. The no-fly option offers guests a great alternative to flying, as well an easy way to get to the Star-Ships docking location.
All prices include return flights/trains, transfers, seven nights on-board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, six included excursions, three EmeraldPLUS highlights, four guided EmeraldACTIVE experiences, all on board meals with selected *drinks, exclusive on-board events and experiences and even all tips.
Regional departures available include Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Glasgow, Humberside, Leeds – Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle, and Norwich, London Gatwick/Heathrow/Luton/Stansted.
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