Embark on one of the world's great river cruise experiences that brings you an in-depth look at France, north to south. Begin in London... cruise through the beautiful countryside of France along the River Seine... explore the magic of Paris... take a high-speed train to Lyon... enjoy river cruising once again along the Rhône and Saône rivers... and complete your journey in Monte-Carlo. 23 days, 3 countries, 2 capital cities, and 3 of the most popular rivers in Europe... Begin in London, with a stay at one of the world's finest hotels, The Savoy... attend a presentation by Sir Winston Churchill's granddaughter, Celia Sandys... wind through fishing ports and medieval towns, tasting Normandy cuisine, visiting the World War II beaches of Normandy, finding the deep essence of calvados, pausing in ancient abbeys and the picturesque haunts of Impressionist painters, dining at a chateau in Rouen, exploring cobblestone lanes, walking in Monet’s garden at Giverny, visiting Van Gogh’s muse in Aubers-sur-Oise, and finally, Paris... well, riverboating seems like the only way to get there. Private tasting tours, from wine to cheese to chocolate... a private evening at a château... Along the Saône and Rhône, explore countryside that meanders past vineyards... discover river towns with Roman roots and lingering traces of medieval magic in their streets... experience the cowboy traditions and cuisine of La Camargue... explore a palace fit for a pope and an abbey that was once one of the most powerful in Europe... behold the landscapes of van Gogh's Provence... and spend two nights in Monte-Carlo. You'll find something new, something wonderful every day.