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Bonjour, Paris – Fouquet's & city lights

Tauck's delectable culinary Rhône River cruise begins 6:00 PM at InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel.  A transfer is included from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Gare de Lyon Station, Charles de Gaulle Station or Gare...


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Pastry class & more Parisian gourmet pleasures

Enjoy a culinary odyssey in Paris today with a walk through the city that inspires with the fragrances and flavors of French food, and offers tastings of local bread and macarons; a lecture on chocolat with, of course, a delectable tasting;...


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Paris to Lyon by TGV & embark riverboat

Paris is yours to experience as you please this morning... perhaps visiting one of the city’s lesser-known museums, or an agreeable sidewalk café for some Parisian-watching… before catching the TGV high-speed train...


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Lyon, Les Halles, a Beaujolais tasting & more

Lyon is considered the "culinary capital of France," which is quite a compliment in a country famed for its cuisine and fine vintages. You’ll discover why during a tasting at the famous Les Halles de Lyon, the celebrated indoor food market...


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Medieval Viviers & wine tastings along the Rhône

ms Emerald cruises this morning to Viviers, a walled city with origins in the 5th century on the right bank of the Rhône. If medieval history and authentic period architecture are your thing, Viviers is your kind of place... because...


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Arles & a unique day in La Camargue

It may seem that the Romans were everywhere along the Rhône, and Arles is no exception, as is witnessed by the triumphal arch, circus and baths they left behind – and an arena in which gladiators fought and is still a venue for performances...


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Avignon, Palais des Papes & Uzès evening

Although the fortified city of Avignon was undoubtedly a pleasant place before they arrived, the 14th-century popes, who spent less than a century here when Rome became "tedious" for them, really put it on the map, and cultivated the local wine industry...


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Roussillon & Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Venture deeper into Provence today on a visit to the yellow-and-brown town of Roussillon, in the Luberon region. This place is all about color, from the ochre cliffs surrounding the town to the purple of the lavender during its blooming season and...


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Culinary tips in Valence & Tain l'Hermitage

The riverboat docks in Tain l'Hermitage for the final day of your Rhône River cruise. From here you’ll head to Valence, a town known for its markets offering produce from the surrounding countryside – including delicacies like truffles...


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Homeward bound

Your inspiring culinary Rhône River cruise ends: Lyon. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from the ms Emerald to Lyon Airport or Perrache or Part Dieu train stations. Please allow 3 hours for flight check-in....


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