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Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise

2014 Prices From : $4,890 for 10 Days - Tauck Bridges

Tauck was voted 2012 "Top River Cruise Line" for families 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... the Louvre (imagine seeing it on a scavenger hunt!)... 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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  1. Itinerary
  2. Pricing & Availability
  3. Accommodations
  4. Before You Go
  5. Reviews (5)
  6. Deck Plans
  7. Packing Tips

  1. Day 1

    Arrive Paris

    Meals

    D

    Day 2

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

    Meals

    B

    Day 3

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

    Meals

    B, D

    Day 4

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

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 5

    Step back to "old Rome" in Vienne, and dine ashore

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 6

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

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 7

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

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 8

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

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 9

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

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 10

    Journey Home

    Meals

    B

    *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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