A River Cruise through Provence
View the enchanting landscapes, glorious gardens, and historic cities of Burgundy and Provence on a cruise along the Saône and Rhône Rivers aboard the Amadeus Symphony, featuring visits to Avignon and the world-famous Côtes du Rhône wine region.
- Insights from the West of Ireland
- Fabulous shots from Smithsonian Journeys Expert Kirt Kempter
- Visiting Mount Fuji, by way of rural Japan
- Saturday in Pamplona
AIX-EN-PROVENCE PRE-PROGRAM OPTION
Immerse yourself in the beautiful, medieval city of Aix-en-Provence in the heart of France’s sun-drenched Provençal region. Walk in the steps of Paul Cézanne and discover the rich history, renowned cuisine and vibrant culture of Aix. Visit the colorful daily market, stroll through the Mazarin district and old Aix, and enjoy lunch in the city’s oldest café on the famous Cours Mirabeau, a classic, grand boulevard lined with trees and elegant 17th- and 18th-century townhouses.
Ideally located within the steps of the famous Cours Mirabeau, the deluxe GRAND HÔTEL ROI RENÉ accommodates guests in inviting, contemporary rooms and serves the savory cuisine typical of southern France in its elegant restaurant. (2 nights) The Pre-Program Option is available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.
LONDON POST-PROGRAM OPTION
Stately London has been at the epicenter of history throughout its evolution from an ancient Roman capital and an important international trading center to a diverse and enlightened artistic, literary and country capital. From romantic Paris, a revolutionary epicenter of history in its own right, board a Eurostar high-speed train and travel through the Chunnel (Channel Tunnel), an engineering marvel and the world’s longest undersea tunnel, to explore the United Kingdom’s royal city of London.
Accommodations for two nights are in the deluxe Waldorf Hilton. The Post-Program Option is available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.