Pont du Gard Burgundy Avignon
The impressive engineering of the ancient Romans reflected in the Pont du Gard, built in 19 B.C.

A River Cruise through ProvenceFeaturing a Rhône River Cruise

Sep 8 - 16, 2014
Cruising the Rhône River aboard the Exclusively chartered, Deluxe M.S. Amadeus Symphony
Starting at $4,595
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Arthur Kaplan
Sep 8 - 16, 2014
Arthur Kaplan, an ardent Francophile who has traveled extensively throughout France, taught French language, literature, and civilization at Mills College in Oakland, California. He received his B.A. in French Linguistics from Cornell University and his M.A. in French from the University of California, Berkeley. There he continued studies in Romance Languages and Literatures with a specialization in 19th-century French theater. Awarded a Fulbright scholarship, he spent two years in Paris on a university fellowship doing research on Victor Hugo and Romantic opera. A frequent lecturer, writer, and tour director in the field of opera, Arthur has served as Study Leader for many Smithsonian Journey opera tours in France, Italy, and the United States.