At the Pont du Gard aqueduct, a cocktail reception has been arranged, complete with live music by local musicians.
Savour glorious French cuisine at Michelin-starred chef Paul Bocuse's L'Abbaye de Collonges restaurant in Lyon.
Take a tour of the walled city of Avignon and visit the iconic Palace of the Popes. Later travel to Pont du Gard.
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Be met on arrival and transfer to your ship.
Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River ShipDaily :
After the day’s activity, enjoy a superb dinner experience at L’Abbaye de Collonges, founded by French chef, the late Paul Bocuse.
Today, perhaps choose to tour Lyon then visit a silk workshop. Otherwise, tempt your taste buds with a culinary tour.
Explore Lyon with a wonderful selection of activities for you to choose from.Daily :
In the Beaujolais region, perhaps visit a local farm for a tour and tasting or join in a bike ride. Otherwise, visit Oingt and a local winery.
The beauty of the Beaujolais region is revealed on today’s excursions.Daily :
Hike through Eden Park Garden, ride the Ardèche Steam Train, or enjoy an onboard chocolate demonstration.
Your ship arrives today in Tournon. Step ashore and set out on your experience. Later, re-join your ship and cruise onwards to Viviers.Daily :
Enjoy a truffle farm experience then visit Grignan Castle. Alternatively, visit Garde-Adhémar and a family-owned nougat factory, or take an onboard French lesson.
Once again, it’s up to you to decide how your day pans out. There are a number of memorable activities from which to choose from.Daily :
This evening, visit the Pont du Gard for a tour and local produce tasting, followed by a cocktail reception accompanied by local musicians.
Visit the Palace of the Popes, or play some golf.
In Avignon, set out in one of two directions.Daily :
Tour Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill. Alternatively, enjoy a hike in Camargue National Reserve, or visit a 'savon de Marseille' soap factory.
The city of Arles and its surrounds is illuminated on your preferred activity. Later, join a tour of Arles or explore at your own pace.Daily :
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there's always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.