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Enchanting Rhône with Paris on Scenic Sapphire 2021

Enchanting Rhône with Paris on Scenic Sapphire 2021

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Sapphire
Starts: Nice, France on Mon, May 24, 2021
Ends: Paris, France on Thu, Jun 03, 2021

Overview

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Book early and receive an additional savings of $700 per couple ($350 per person) plus receive Free Premium Economy Air on 8 to 10 day sailings, 50% per person deposits and when you reserve a suite on the Diamond Deck receive an additional $250 per person discount (Applicable on all 2021 sailings). Also, receive our AffordableTours.com 5% everyday savings. Not all dates or itineraries will qualify, please contact your travel consultant for applicable vacations.
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Offers are valid on 2021 Europe river cruises for new bookings made June 15 – August 31, 2020. Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,400 per person for 8-10 day sailings. Free roundtrip premium economy air with a maximum value of $2,000 per person for 11+ day sailings. Savings in lieu of air: $1,200/pp for economy air, $1,800/pp for premium economy air. On select departures: Business Class air offered at $1,995/pp and 50% Single Supplement. Contact Scenic for details. Bonus offer of $250/pp savings applicable only to Diamond Deck guests. Pay in full within 14 days of booking and receive an additional $350 off per person, or pay in full by 8/31 and receive an additional $250 off per person. Full payment must be made by the specified dates to obtain the corresponding savings. Offers are based on number of cruise days and exclude the land portion of the trip. Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. These offers are combinable with past passenger offers, referral offers, future travel vouchers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with groups or any other offers. Early Payment Discount is not combinable with Future Travel Credits or other full payment offers.Air offers are only valid 61 or more days prior to departure. All flights will be booked on Scenic’s choice of airline and routing, and are subject to flight availability. Value of Deposit Protection Plan is $125/pp and is applicable if guest needs to cancel or change a cruise for whatever reason the plan allows them to reallocate their non-refundable deposit for use towards an alternative future sailing. Deposit Protection is non-refundable and non-transferable, and only covers the cruise. Air deposits are not included in the plan, and any third-party supplier fees such as hotels will be subtracted from your deposit amount. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. A secondary non-refundable deposit is required at the time of air ticketing. All prices are per person in U.S. dollars, twin share and include taxes and charges. Single Supplement price available upon request. Offers and fares are capacity controlled and Scenic reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please call your Professional Travel Advisor or Scenic USA. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington D.C. For complete terms and conditions visit scenicusa.com


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

France

Rivers Visited

Rhone, Saone

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Mon, May 24, 2021): 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.


Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 (Tue, May 25, 2021): Tarascon > Avignon

Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and 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.

This afternoon is at your leisure, perhaps stay on board for a painting class.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Wed, May 26, 2021): 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 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.

Enrich
After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Palais des Papes, you’ll be invited for an exclusive concert inside this elegant 14th century palace.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Thu, May 27, 2021): Viviers > Vienne

Freechoice: This morning enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town of Viviers, nestled between hill and river, and visit the imposing Cathedral, or explore the beautiful provincial town of Grignan.

While cruising to Vienne this afternoon, perhaps join a class in Scenic Culinaire and allow your on board chef to sharpen your skills in French cookery. Learn how to make a delicious regional dish and of course enjoy a mouth watering taste afterwards.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Fri, May 28, 2021): 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 (Sat, May 29, 2021): 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 (Sun, May 30, 2021): 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 (Mon, May 31, 2021): Lyon > Paris

After breakfast, travel in style on board the high speed TGV train to Paris where you’ll be staying in the heart of the city for the next three nights.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9 (Tue, Jun 01, 2021): Paris

Freechoice: Discover Paris on a guided tour, or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 10 (Wed, Jun 02, 2021): Paris

You have a free day today, so follow your heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan.

Freechoice Dining: Dine at the world-famous Lido, or at the Brasserie on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 (Thu, Jun 03, 2021): Paris

After breakfast it’s time to bid a fond adieu and transfer to Paris airport. Make sure you remember to pack up all those wonderful memories before you leave.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.


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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