Go cruising in beautiful Burgundy Fascinating eight-day cruise
Explore the wonders of Burgundy, Provence and the River Rhône on this fascinating eight-day cruise
From the lush green vineyards of burgundy to the sun-kissed hills of provence and the wild ruggedness of the ardèche gorges to the medieval allure of avignon – on this truly enthralling cruise, every day is full of fascination.
We start in france’s gastronomic capital and explore the beautiful saône and rhône rivers, the preferred route of traders and invaders alike since the dawn of recorded history. everywhere there are reminders of the romans and the greatest empire of the ancient world. you will be amazed by the engineering genius of the staggering amphitheatre at arles, and the huge aqueduct at the pont du gard. avignon was the seat of the papacy during medieval times, heralding a century of greatness crowned by the absorbing papal palace and its stunning renaissance art collection. Van gogh created arguably his greatest works in provence and all this is set in some of france’s most stunning natural beauty
– just waiting to be discovered on this wonderful cruise.