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Enchanting Rhône on Scenic Sapphire 2020

Enchanting Rhône on Scenic Sapphire 2020

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Sapphire
Starts: Nice, France on Thu, Apr 30, 2020
Ends: Paris, France on Fri, May 08, 2020

Overview

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Free roundtrip economy air on 8-10 day sailings or $1,000 per person savings + pay in full and save $300 per suite. 11+ day sailings receive free roundtrip economy air or $1,000 per person savings + pay in full and save $600 per suite. 11+ day sailings on Diamond Deck receive free premium air or $1,800 per person savings, door-to-door airport transfers and pay in full savings of $600 per suite. Pay in full savings must be made by February 29th. Upgrade to Business Class air from $1995 per person on select sailings. Plus as always, receive our AffordableTours.com 5% extra savings. Don't delay, reserve your luxury suite today.
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Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,200 per person. Free roundtrip premium economy air with a maximum value of $2,000 per person available on diamond deck for 11+ day sailings. Scenic Savings $1,800pp in lieu of premium economy flights and $1,000pp in lieu of economy flights. Business Class air offered at $1,995pp. 50% Single Supplement available on select departures. Free private roundtrip transfers for Diamond Deck guests on Gems of the Danube, Rhine Highlights and 11+ day itineraries from home to airport valued at up to $450 per booking. Scenic will coordinate transfers 30 days prior to departure. No cash value or no refunds on unused portion. Pay in full by 2/28 and receive up to an additional $600 off per suite. Limited availability for single supplement savings and may be withdrawn at any time. Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. Offers are based on number of cruise days, and exclude the land portion of the trip. All offers and fares are capacity controlled and Scenic reserves the right to change, cancel or withdraw them at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. These offers are combinable with National Geographic offers, past passenger offers, referral offers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with groups or any other offers. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America.


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

France

Rivers Visited

Rhone, Saone

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Thu, Apr 30, 2020): Tarascon

Transfer to the former Roman town of Tarascon, where you’ll be welcomed aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight you can look forward to a rousing welcome reception. Transfers from Nice or Marseille Airports are included. Please schedule flights to arrive by 12.30.


Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 (Fri, May 01, 2020): Tarascon > Avignon

Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and an impressive castle.

Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh during an excursion to Saint-Rémy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit the Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city.

Back on board, perhaps join a culinary lesson in Scenic Culinaire during your cruise into beautiful Avignon.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Sat, May 02, 2020): Avignon

Freechoice: Shop with a chef at the local market before cooking up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon’s architectural wonder, the Popes’ Palace. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard, the impressive Roman aqueduct or sample the celebrated wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a Côtes du Rhone vineyard.

This afternoon take some time to explore on your own.

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After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Popes’ Palace, you’re invited for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Sun, May 03, 2020): Viviers

Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town of Viviers and visit the imposing Cathedral of Viviers or visit the beautiful provincial town of Grignan.

While cruising to Tournon this afternoon, perhaps join a class in Scenic Culinaire.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Mon, May 04, 2020): Vienne

Freechoice: Take a walking tour of Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. Alternatively, for the more active, take in the picturesque landscapes of this region during a guided cycling tour.

Back on board, perhaps take a masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire, or simply relax and view the beautiful vistas as you cruise to Mâcon.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Tue, May 05, 2020): Mâcon

Freechoice: Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the region’s delicious wines. Alternatively, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey or, visit Château de Cormatin, boasting beautiful gardens and 17th century architecture.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Wed, May 06, 2020): Lyon

Set on the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, Lyon is renowned as the gastronomic heart of France.

Freechoice: Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, then visit Notre Dame Basilica which offers fabulous views across the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges, or join a guided bike ride to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Thu, May 07, 2020): Lyon > Paris

After breakfast, drive through the beautiful Île-de-France region to Paris where you’ll be staying in one of the city’s luxury hotels.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9 (Fri, May 08, 2020): Paris

After breakfast it’s time to bid a fond adieu and transfer to Paris airport.


Meals Included: Breakfast

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Ship Information

Scenic Sapphire


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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.


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