Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise
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Paris » Tournon » Provence » Arles » Avignon » Lyon

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Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise

To truly immerse yourself in the French joie de vivre, follow the local customs: embark on a bicycle tour to explore iconic Parisian landmarks, hop on a high-speed train to Lyon, cruise along the Rhône River, master gourmet cooking at a culinary school, uncover the secrets of crafting fine chocolates, savor lunch at a private Provence ranch with French cowboys, channel your inner artist in Arles by painting with chocolate, stroll across a triple-deck Roman bridge in Avignon, and engage in a game of pétanque in Viviers.

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Day 1

Paris

Start Your Journey in Paris

Tour kicks off at 6:00 PM at Sofitel Le Scribe Paris Opéra. Enjoy a complimentary transfer from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport or Gare de Lyon, Charles de Gaulle Station, or Gare du Nord train stations. Your family's France river cruise begins with a delightful check-in at this historic luxury hotel, a central gem in Parisian society for centuries. Join fellow travelers at a welcome reception and dinner, featuring family-friendly entertainment by a mentalist.

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Paris

Exploring the beautiful Paris

Start your day with a choice of sightseeing options – either a city tour with iconic views of the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées, and Notre Dame Cathedral, or a bicycle tour along the River Seine passing by Champ du Mars, Museé D'Orsay, Tuileries Gardens, and the Eiffel Tower. After lunch, enjoy free time for your family to explore Paris at your leisure.

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Day 3

Paris to Lyon

A Day Thoroughly Enjoyed in Paris

Begin your morning with a visit to Paris's most iconic sight, the Eiffel Tower. In the early afternoon, hop on the high-speed TGV train heading south to Lyon. There, you'll board ms Emerald, your floating hotel for the next five nights. The crew ensures you're acquainted with the surroundings before a welcome reception, followed by a magical dinner aboard the ship.

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Day 4

Lyon to Tournon-sur-Rhône

Tournon, Culinary Delights & Chocolate

This morning, explore Tournon-sur-Rhône with a town orientation, a family cooking class at Scook by Anne Sophie Pic, and a chocolatier demonstration at Valrhona Cité du Chocolat. Spend the afternoon and evening cruising the Rhône towards Arles in Provence.

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Tournon-sur-Rhône to Arles

Camargue Cowboys, van Gogh's Arles, and Chocolate Artistry

Arrive in Arles this morning and embark on a drive to the Camargue for a taste of France's "Wild West." Witness the free-roaming black bulls cared for by French cowboys on a private ranch. Enjoy a hayride into the fields to see bulls, mares, and foals. Indulge in a Provençal lunch, gypsy music, and a daring show.

Return to medieval Arles for a walking tour capturing the essence of Vincent van Gogh's vibrant artworks. Participate in a hands-on chocolate painting experience inspired by the French landscapes. In the evening, enjoy an onboard accordion performance followed by dinner.

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Day 6

Arles to Avignon

Palatial Dreams in Avignon

Experience living in a grand palace with your family on today's France family river cruise. Explore the extravagant Palais des Papes, a 12th-century marvel with four mighty towers, on a guided tour. Alternatively, opt for a morning bicycle ride in Avignon. Spend the afternoon discovering Avignon at your leisure before gathering to walk across the iconic Pont du Gard—a Roman-built bridge towering 164 feet high over the Gardon River, offering refreshments and historical marvels.

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Day 7

Avignon to Viviers

A Family Farewell on the Rhône

Embark on a morning adventure during your France family river cruise with a walking tour of medieval Viviers. Wind through narrow, cobbled streets and charming passageways, culminating in a visit to the petite 12th-century Cathédrale Saint-Vincent. Engage in a game of pétanque, tossing small metal boules. Return to the riverboat for lunch, possibly a barbecue on the Sun Deck. Spend the afternoon and evening cruising, and join us for a farewell reception and dinner in the evening.

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Day 8

Viviers to Lyon

Until Next Time!

Today marks the conclusion of our family France river cruise as you disembark from ms Emerald; depart for home after 11:00 AM. Transfers are provided from the riverboat to Lyon Airport, Perrache, or Part Dieu train stations. Please allocate at least 3 hours for airport check-in.

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To Confirm your reservations, a $500/person deposit applies with a minimum deposit of $1000/cabin (if you are booking a single occupancy rate you must submit $1000). The final payment is due by 15FEB, 2024.

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
$4,134/person in B1 Cabin

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$5,829/person in B1 Cabin

Only 6 cabins left in B1 Category on Strauss Deck!

Terms and Conditions:
Deposit payments are non-refundable/non-transferable.
Any Cancellation Request must be submitted in writing.
The following cancellation conditions apply to all bookings:
1OCT23 - 15Feb2024 -Deposit non-refundable
16Feb - 22MAR2024 - 50% penalty
23Mar - 23APR2024 - 80% penalty
24APR2024 - 100% penalty - booking is completely non-refundable

We strongly encourage the purchase of travel insurance. After your booking is deposited and confirmed, we will be sending you and insurance quote.

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To confirm your reservation, a deposit of $1500/person is due immediately. The Final Payment date for this Group is due by 27 JUN, 2024.

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
$8,995/person

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$10,945/person

If you need a roommate, please let us know. We’d be happy to pair you up with one of our other goddesses.

Terms and Conditions:
Deposits are non-refundable.
The group pricing is based on a small group size of 10 participants. In case the minimum group size is not met by 25 February 2024, we reserve the right to cancel this departure. In this case, your deposit will be refunded. Please note, that these are specialty accommodations in high demand with strict hold and cancellation policies. In order for us to guarantee our room block, we recommend anyone interested to sign up by 1FEB the latest.

The following cancellation policy applies:
The deposit of $1500/person is non-refundable.
The below cancellation fees apply to the rest of the payments:
1 OCT 2023 – 28FEB 2024 – deposit non-refundable, any amount paid above the deposit is refundable
29FEB – 27JUN2024 – deposit is non-refundable, and an additional cancellation fee of $1500/person applies
28JUN- 31JUL2024- 50% of trip cost non-refundable
1AUG – 100% cancellation penalty applies. No refunds provided for cancellations starting on 1AUG.

We highly recommend the purchase of additional travel insurance to protect your investment, and yourself. We will gladly send you a quote as soon as your reservation is confirmed.  

Payment Schedule:
Trip Deposit of $1500/person - At the time of booking
1st installment of $1500/person – 15FEB2024
2nd installment of $1500/person – 1MAY2024
Final Balance- 27JUN2024

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Find inspiration as you and your family stand on the upper deck of ms Emerald, gazing upon the beautiful Provençal landscapes. Experience the rich history of Paris, where the streets themselves are steeped in the past. Explore the city on a bicycle tour, and wander hand in hand along the medieval cobblestone streets of Viviers, all together as a family.

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We act as your advisor and your advocate, we help you understand where it makes sense to splurge or where to hold back, and assist in making sure that you make the best decisions for yourself and your family.

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We assist with your itineraries as much - or as little - as you need us to. From simple logistics planning to designing entire itineraries, Evyssa Vacations works with you every step of the way to help make your plans a reality.

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As certified travel agents, we work for you, our client. Customization is what we do best, and it looks different for each client. Our end to end services help you make travel decisions that best suit your needs, our creative consultants always come up with ideas and recommendations you might not otherwise consider, and we make sure your trip components are booked through trusted tour operators.

Making the best decisions.

We act as your advisor and your advocate, we help you understand where it makes sense to splurge or where to hold back, and assist in making sure that you make the best decisions for yourself and your family.

Custom itineraries.

Every itinerary is unique and catered to you. We plan for your budget, your party, and your interests to ensure that your vacation is stress-free and truly memorable!

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We assist with your itineraries as much - or as little - as you need us to. From simple logistics planning to designing entire itineraries, Evyssa Vacations works with you every step of the way to help make your plans a reality.

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As certified travel agents, we work for you, our client. Customization is what we do best, and it looks different for each client. Our end to end services help you make travel decisions that best suit your needs, our creative consultants always come up with ideas and recommendations you might not otherwise consider, and we make sure your trip components are booked through trusted tour operators.

Making the best decisions.

We act as your advisor and your advocate, we help you understand where it makes sense to splurge or where to hold back, and assist in making sure that you make the best decisions for yourself and your family.

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As certified travel agents, we work for you, our client. Customization is what we do best, and it looks different for each client. Our end to end services help you make travel decisions that best suit your needs, our creative consultants always come up with ideas and recommendations you might not otherwise consider, and we make sure your trip components are booked through trusted tour operators.

Making the best decisions.

We act as your advisor and your advocate, we help you understand where it makes sense to splurge or where to hold back, and assist in making sure that you make the best decisions for yourself and your family.

Custom itineraries.

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As certified travel agents, we work for you, our client. Customization is what we do best, and it looks different for each client. Our end to end services help you make travel decisions that best suit your needs, our creative consultants always come up with ideas and recommendations you might not otherwise consider, and we make sure your trip components are booked through trusted tour operators.

Making the best decisions.

We act as your advisor and your advocate, we help you understand where it makes sense to splurge or where to hold back, and assist in making sure that you make the best decisions for yourself and your family.

Custom itineraries.

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