Day 2 Vernon–Les Andelys: Choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle or walk with your Adventure Host; onboard crêpe tasting; onboard history presentation; choice of guided walk or guided hike in Les Andelys; onboard crêpe tasting and Pastry Demonstration
Day 3 Caudebec: Choice of excursion along the “Normandy Abbeys Route”, or visit the V-1 launch bomb site, or bike with your Adventure Host; onboard D-Day lecture
Day 4 Caudebec: Choice of full-day excursions to Normandy landing beaches or “A Taste of Normandy” excursion
Day 5 Rouen: Choice of guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral or bike tour or full-day excursion to Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel
Day 6 Conflans: Choice of excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise or excursion to Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison or bike with your Adventure Host
Day 7 Paris: Choice of guided sightseeing or historic sights of the “Heart of Paris” walking tour, or WWII theme tour with visit to Museum of Les Invalides or or walk with your Adventure Host
Day 8 Paris (Disembarkation)–Dijon–Beaune–Chalon-sur-Saône (Embarkation): High-speed train from Paris to Dijon; motorcoach transfer to Beaune and visit to the Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome reception
Day 9 Tournus: Guided walk in Tournus; onboard cheese tasting
Day 10 Lyon: Choice of guided sightseeing with picture stop on Fourvière Hill or bike with your Adventure Host; onboard lecture
Day 11 Lyon: Culinary tour
Day 12 Tournon–Viviers: Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral
Day 13 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit to the Palace of the Popes
Day 14 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheatre, or painting workshop or walk with your Adventure Host
Day 15 Arles (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises.
Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.