Explore the sun-drenched region of Provence during our cruise along the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Explore the Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions in the spring, when poppies, iris, and flowering trees herald the new season.

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 Landscape of sunflowers in Provence  Lyon, France  Palais des Papes, Avignon  The Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct in Provence  The portal of the Romanesque Church of St. Trophime, Arles  A town square in Arles  The Roman Triumphal Arch of Orange, Provence.  Roman Theater of Orange  Vineyards in Burgundy  Market in Lyon  The Hotel-Dieu in Beaune  Traditional wine cellar

A River Cruise of Provence

Cruise the Rhône and Saône Rivers Aboard the 130-guest Amadeus Provence

9 days from $3,995

Explore the sun-drenched region of Provence during our cruise along the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Explore the Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions in the spring, when poppies, iris, and flowering trees herald the new season.

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

May 8 - 16, 2019 Departure
Ursula Rehn Wolfman

Ursula Rehn Wolfman

Ursula Rehn Wolfman is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Born in Steinfeld, Austria, Ursula was educated in Germany, England, France, and the United States. As an independent scholar who formerly worked with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, her particular field of interest is the relationship between the arts, literature, painting/sculpture, architecture, and music. She has lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad on French literature and its relationship with the arts. She received the Diplome Superieur from the Sorbonne in Paris and completed her graduate studies in the United States at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a doctorate in French literature and philosophy as well as a minor in art history.

May 15 - 23, 2019 Departure
Gail Cornell

Gail Cornell

Architectural historian Gail Cornell has been a study leader for Smithsonian Journeys for over ten years.  She has been a speaker on study tours in the South of France for over 20 years with a special focus on the Roman antiquities of Provence.  She is an adjunct faculty member in architectural history at New York University and a lecturer on art, architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.   She regularly leads architectural walking tours of New York City for the American Institute of Architects (AIA), museums and many private organizations.  She is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians and the AIA and holds a graduate degree in Architectural History and Theory from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.