Grand France With 2 Nights In Nice & 3 Nights In London (Northbound) on Avalon Poetry II
Day 1 Nice: Welcome to FranceDay 2 Nice: Guided tourDay 3 Nice–Arles (Embarkation): Transfer to the ship; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheatre or painting workshop, or walk with your Adventure HostDay 5 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the PopesDay 6 Viviers: Guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedral or walk with your Adventure HostDay 7 Tournon–Vienne: Choice of guided walk in Tournon or bike with your Adventure Host; choice of guided walk in Vienne or hike with your Adventure HostDay 8 Lyon: Guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière HillDay 9 Tournus–Chalon-sur-Saône: Cheese tasting on boardDay 10 Chalon-sur-Saône (Disembarkation)–Beaune–Paris (Embarkation): Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; TGV train from Dijon to Paris; onboard welcome receptionDay 11 Vernon–Les Andelys: Choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle or walk with your Adventure Host; choice of guided walk or guided hike in Les Andelys; onboard crêpe tasting and Pastry DemonstrationDay 12 Caudebec: Choice of excursion along the “Normandy Abbeys Route” or bike with your Adventure HostDay 13 Caudebec: Choice of full-day excursions to Normandy landing beaches or "A Taste of Normandy" excursionDay 14 Rouen: Choice of guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to the cathedral or bike tourDay 15 Conflans: Choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine’s Chteau de Malmaison or bike with your Adventure HostDay 16 Paris: Choice of guided sightseeing or historic sights on “Heart of Paris” walking tour or walk with your Adventure HostDay 17 Paris (Disembarkation)–London: Transfer 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: Full day at leisureDay 20 London: Your vacation ends this morning
The Avalon Poetry II offers a delightfully intimate cruise setting. Like its sister Suite Ships, the Poetry II features two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that create river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. With a spacious 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard. Stretch out at day's end and wake to the world at your feet with Comfort Collection bed that faces the view. It truly is a view with a room! Onboard amenities include an alternative dining option in the Panorama Bistro, complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro. The Avalon Poetry II truly is poetry in motion!
|3||Nice – Arles (Embarkation)|
|9||Tournus – Chalon - Sur - Saône|
|10||Chalon - Sur - Saône (Disembarkation) – Beaune – Dijon – Paris (Embarkation)|
|13||Caudebec. Normandy Excursions|
|17||Paris (Disembarkation) – London|