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Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise

2015 Prices From $4,990 for 10 Days - Tauck Bridges

"Top River Cruise Line" for families – two-time winner – voted by the readers of Travel + Leisure! Kids of all ages love France and all things Français... Paris, where wide boulevards, like the Champs Élysées, mean wide open spaces filled with cafés, famous brasseries and shops of every kind... new food experiences, from divine pastries to fantastic bread and the most sublime "chocolat"... the fantastic Seine... a scavenger hunt through the Louvre... a picnic lunch in Tuileries Gardens, where 500+ years of French history leave lingering traces... And then explore the heart of France river cruising along the Rhône deep into the heart of Provence, inspiration of the world's most famous artists such as van Gogh, Cézanne, Picasso, Gauguin, Matisse... Families of every generation feel perfectly welcomed aboard Tauck Bridges' fantastic riverboat, experiencing... Lyon, a modern city with a Renaissance heart... medieval villages... Roman ruins... a French ranch where you'll meet the daring gardians (cowboys)... a papal castle... a family cooking lesson in delectable French cuisine... Family France river cruising lets families experience the best of France – together.


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  6. Deck Plans
  7. Packing Tips

  1. Day 1

    Arrive Paris



    Day 2

    A day in Paris – sights, picnic at the Tuileries Gardens, a haunted mansion



    Day 3

    A scavenger hunt in the Louvre, a high-speed train to Lyon... and France river cruising begins


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    Day 4

    In Lyon, a fortress-like cathedral, "old" Lyon & a taste of the city


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    Day 5

    Do a little time traveling to "old Rome" in Vienne


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    Day 6

    Take a walk through medieval Viviers, play "pétanque" & get acquainted with Arles


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    Day 7

    An adventure with the cowboys of La Camargue and a little Vincent van Gogh in Arles


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    Day 8

    An Avignon palace, bicycling & a 1st-century marvel


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    Day 9

    Valence, Tournon-sur-Rhône and Tain l'Hermitage: cuisine, a castle & chocolates


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    Day 10

    Journey Home



    *For activities marked with an asterisk (*) in day-by-day descriptions, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

The Tauck Difference

As a single mom with two children, I find river cruising to be a fantastic way for us to travel. Tauck handles everything, and we basically unpack just once. France is incredible, whether it’s the charm of Paris or the historic towns along the Rhone. We all learned a lot while enjoying a true trip of a lifetime.

– Michelle Lavrado, Tour Architect

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