7 Night Round Trip Lyon on the Amadeus Provence • Optional Extension 2 Nights Paris

9 Days - Tour Dates: October 25 - November 2, 2023 SOLD OUT!
20 Meals Included

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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

From $$4699 per person, double occupancy

Price is from LAX/SAN. See Additional Info below for more Airports, Cabins, & Prices.

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $200 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $100 - 11-20 Clients
Single Supplement Discount
The first TWO Singles to book C or B Cabin, take 50% off the Single Supplement
Cabin Upgrade Offer
Upgrade One Cabin Category - Book by October 31, 2022

Contact us for prices from other airports.

Tour Highlights:

  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 20 Meals:  7-Breakfasts, 6-Lunches, 7-Dinners
  • 7 Night Cruise - Outside Cabin
  • 5 Included Excursions/Tours
  • Beaune Tour with Hotel-Dieu & Burgundy Wine Tasting Experience
  • Macon Walking Tour
  • Lyon City Tour
  • Avignon Walking Tour with Palace of Popes
  • Arles Walking Tour with Roman Amphitheatre
  • Wine/Beer with Dinners Onboard
  • Included WiFi/English Speaking Ship Staff
  • AFC Tour Manager Deb Howard
  • Ship Transfers & Baggage at Ship
  • ADD 2 Nights Paris Extension +$795 pp Double / + $1,195 Single

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Wednesday, 10/25/2023 - To Europe
Home Pick-up and overnight flight to Europe.
Day 2 - Thursday, 10/26/2023 - Arrive in Lyon / Board Ship
Arrive in Lyon and transfer to the MS Amadeus Provence for 7 nights. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner onboard. - Dinner
Day 3 - Friday, 10/27/2023 - Mâcon                                     
Enjoy an included Mâcon Walking Tour, a city with a Mediterranean feel on the banks of the Saône, Mâcon is famous for its wine. Two thirds of the wine is white, coming from the Chardonnay grape with Pouilly-Fuissé, St-Véran and Mâcon-Villages Blanc being the most famous. The other third is red or rosé from the Gamay or Pinot Noir grape.  From Mâcon enjoy an included excursion featuring scenic vineyards and a Wine Tasting.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4 - Saturday, 10/28/2023 - Beaune & Burgundy
Travel to Beaune to explore this walled town at the center of the Burgundy wine making region in France. Surrounded by the Côte d’Or vineyards, the cobbled town is renowned for an annual wine auction held at the Hôtel-Dieu. Recognized by its colorful, geometric-patterned tile roof, this former hospital is now the Hôtel-Dieu Museum and one of the finest examples of French 15th c. architecture.  After a tour, enjoy a Wine Tasting Experience to sample the local product of the Burgundy Wine Region. This afternoon, consider the Medieval Brancion & Cormatin Optional. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5 - Sunday, 10/29/2023 - Lyon
On your included City Tour this morning discover Lyon, a city in France’s historical Rhône-Alpes region. It sits at the junction of the Rhône & Saône Rivers with a history dating back to ancient Roman times.  Lyon has earned a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list, as the city boasts France’s oldest ancient ruins, medieval quarters, and fine Renaissance houses.This afternoon, cruise south.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Monday, 10/30/2023 - Avignon
Avignon, nicknamed “City of Popes” because it was home to seven popes from 1309 to 1377. Your Avignon Walking Tour includes a stroll through the historic center, the picturesque Pont d’Avignon, and the Place de l’Horloge. Continue to the renowned Palace of the Popes for a guided tour through this rambling maze of Gothic architecture that served as papal residence, fortress, church, and palace. Your afternoon at leisure in Avignon or consider the Pont du Gard & Uzes Optional.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Tuesday, 10/31/2023 - Arles               
Enjoy an Arles Walking Tour featuring diverse architectural highlights. See impressive ruins including Les Arènes, a Roman Amphitheatre that seats 20,000 and is still in use, as well as the romanesque Church of Saint-Trôphime, completed in the 15th c. Experience the city’s vibrant colors and striking quality of light. Your afternoon is at leisure in Arles or consider the Camargue Nature Park Optional, famous for its white horses.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Wednesday, 11/1/2023 - Le Pouzin   
Today is a day to relax onboard.  Stop in Le Pouzin, a charming town on the banks of the Rhone. An Ardèche Gorge Optional is available, often referred to as the Grand Canyon of Europe with its towering limestone cliffs. Tonight is your Final Dinner onboard. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Thursday, 11/2/2023 - Fly Home OR Optional Paris Extension            
Disembark and transfer to the Lyon airport for your return flight home OR...
Motorcoach to Dijon for a tour enroute to Paris.  - Breakfast
Day 10 - Friday, 11/3/2023 - Optional Paris Extension  
Enjoy a Paris City Tour & Siene River Cruise. See Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, & the Eiffel Tour, then cruise the Siene. The afternoon is at leisure - Breakfast
Day 11 - Saturday, 11/4/2023 - Fly Home
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.  - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

  • Ship (7) - MS Amadeus Provence
Round Trip Air included from LAX / SAN / SFO / DFW / IAH / DEN / SLC
+ $100 pp Air Add-On: SAT / AUS / ABQ / PHX / LAS / SEA / PDX
+ $200 pp Air Add-On: SNA / SJC / OAK / SMF
+ $300 pp Air Add-On: ONT / PSP

Prices are per person Double
Cat E   Haydn     $4,699 pp Double
Cat D   Haydn     $4,899 pp Double
Cat C   Strauss   $5,299 pp Double
Cat B   Strauss   $5,499 pp Double
Cat A   Mozart     $5,699 pp Double
Suite    Mozart     $6,199 pp Double

Single Cabins:
E & D - ADD $1,200  (First TWO Singles to Book E or D, take 50% off)              
C & B - ADD $1,600
A - ADD $2,000
Suite - ADD $2,400

The Ship - MS Amadeus Provence
Launched in 2017, the innovative 140-passenger MS Amadeus Provence offers all the amenities of a 5-Star hotel. The Restaurant and Panorama Bar offer divine views of the passing riverscapes, and the outdoor, glass-shielded River Terrace allows you to relax in the open air regardless of the weather. This Provence charter features English-only onboard commentary with inclusive sightseeing excursions balanced with choice to simply relax onboard, get a spa treatment or add sightseeing with optional excursions.

Staterooms - 172 sf / 188 sf    Window
All staterooms feature 2 twin beds that can be separated or put together, flat screen TV, shower, hair dryer, closet, phone, desk, chair & safe.  Mozart & Strauss Staterooms feature Panoramic Drop-Down Windows and 188 sq ft floor space.  Haydn Deck Staterooms feature a Fixed Window with 172 sq ft floor space.

Suite - 284 sq ft   Walk Out Balcony
All suites are on the Mozart Deck and have panoramic windows with exterior Walk Out Balcony, two twin beds that can be separated or put together, a private sitting area, flat screen TV, mini-bar, private bath with shower, hair dryer, phone, closet, desk, chair, safe & offer 284 square feet of floor space.