Take a wondrous river cruise through France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers , complete with a Monograms European holiday package in Nice and Barcelona.
Before sailing, you’ll spend two nights in Paris—The City of Lights. See Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, and more. A Master of Wine will accompany you on your French river cruise with included highlights for wine enthusiasts, featuring presentations, tastings, and wine pairings along the way. Board your Avalon Suite Ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and cruise to Mâcon for an excursion to a Chardonnay wine cellar.
Continue to Lyon, a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture. Take a culinary walk and enjoy a tour the famous wine region of Beaujolais. Beautifully nestled among vineyards, are the twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage. Enjoy a guided walk of Tournon with a wine-and-chocolate tasting or a walk in the vineyards. Continue your river cruise to historical Avignon for a guided tour to Châteauneuf du Pape. On the Rhône River sits Arles—famous for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh and site of its 1st-century Roman Amphitheatre.
Disembark your Avalon Suite Ship in Port-Saint-Louis and transfer to Nice to begin your Monograms holiday for your final 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.
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 holiday package in Spain. At your service is an expert Monograms Local Host who is available to you throughout your stay in Nice and Barcelona.
A mixture of French landscapes, cuisine, and iconic sights, combined with the spice and flavour of colourful Barcelona, create a spectacular European river cruise through France and holiday package in Spain. The perfect recipe for a European holiday getaway!
Please note: Itinerary is based on 2022 and is subject to change. Full details will be confirmed in 2022.