France's Rhône River Cruise Highlights
Lyon, France's second largest city is where most cruises of the Rhone embark and disembark. Take a walking tour visiting Fourvière Hill, part of the city’s historic sector designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Notre Dame Basilica with spectacular view of the city.
Camargue is an extensive natural park where the sea, wetlands, and ponds are inhabited by an extraordinary variety of bird life. Stop at the home of a local vintner and enjoy a wine tasting and learn about the age-old Provencal farming traditions at a local olive farm
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a traditional a fishing village turned seaside resort town, built on an island in the heart of the Camargue natural park, where the Petit Rhône joins the sea.
Avignon, known as the City of Popes, due to the Palais de Papes being the residence of seven Popes from 1309 to 1377 has multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is perched on a picturesque outcropping over the river.