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A Taste of France

2015 Prices From $5,790 for 10 Days - Tauck Cruising

Focusing on French cuisine and village life, A Taste of France features a 7-night Rhône River cruise aboard ms Swiss Emerald through vineyard country that's home to some of the world’s most exceptional wines. Tauck's epicurean delights begin in Paris with a reception and dinner at Fouquet’s, the celebrity hotspot on the Champs Élysées, a chocolate demonstration, and a pastry class designed especially for Tauck guests at École Lenôtre. Ride the high-speed TGV through the French countryside to Lyon to taste your way through Les Halles, Lyon's famed covered food market with its eye-popping vertical garden, and enjoy dinner at L’Abbaye de Collonges, created by the legendary chef Paul Bocuse. Cruise in search of culinary adventures along the Rhône... sipping Beaujolais in Beaujolais... sampling Provençal specialties for lunch at a private ranch in La Camargue... and learning secrets at a cooking demonstration at an award-winning cooking school in Valence. It's the ultimate Rhône River cruise to the soul of French haute cuisine!


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  1. Itinerary
  2. Pricing & Availability
  3. Accommodations
  4. Before You Go
  5. Reviews (15)
  6. Deck Plans
  7. Packing Tips

  1. Day 1

    Bonjour, Paris – Fouquet's & city lights

    Meals

    D

    Day 2

    A private pastry class & more Parisian gourmet pleasures

    Meals

    B

    Day 3

    Paris at leisure, the fast train to Lyon & a special gourmet feast

    Meals

    B, D

    Day 4

    Les Halles de Lyon, a Beaujolais tasting & more

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 5

    Medieval treasures in Viviers & tastings along the Rhône

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 6

    Historic Arles & Provençal pleasures in La Camargue

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 7

    A taste of southern France in Avignon & the Pont du Gard

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 8

    Colorful discoveries in Roussillon & Châteauneuf-du-Pape

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 9

    Savory secrets of the Rhône Valley in Tournon & Valence

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 10

    Homeward bound

    Meals

    B

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