VIKING RIVER CRUISE - LYON & PROVENCE
Tour lands of fine wine & cuisine with Viking River Cruises.
Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes Amphitheatre and the Pont du Gard. Explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy. Savor Beaujolais wines. Hunt for truffles and see how chèvre cheese is made. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this 8-day Rhône river cruise.
Day 1 Avignon, France
Sheltered by medieval walls, Avignon’s maze of narrow streets is filled with churches, museums and palaces tracing the history of this ancient, vibrant city.
Day 2 Arles, France
The site of impressive Roman ruins, Arles inspires artists with its vibrant colours and striking quality of light.
Day 3 Avignon, France
Avignon’s grandest edifice is the Palace of the Popes, the papal seat for 70 years in the 14th century.
Day 4 Viviers, France
Set in a mountainous province, Viviers was founded in the 5th century.
Day 5 Tournon, France
Tournon lies secluded between the Rhône River and granite slopes of the Hermitage.
Day 6 Lyon, France
After Paris, Lyon is France’s most significant cultural and culinary center.
Day 7 Lyon, France
There’s nothing like losing yourself among the cobblestone streets and riverside promenade of Old Lyon.
Day 8 Lyon, France
France's third largest city, Lyon straddles the Rhône and Saône Rivers.
French Balcony Stateroom
Pre & Post Cruise Extensions
More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.
Pre & Post Cruise Extensions vary by itinerary and are subject to change.