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CRUISE THE
RHONE-SAONE RIVERS

October 29 to

November 6, 2022

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  • Experience the relaxed all-inclusive elegance of the Scenic Sapphire as you sail the Rhone and Soane rivers

  • Enjoy the music of the City Rhythm Band nightly in the ship’s lounge

  • Possible to connect with the Splendor of Sicily Trip

  • JetVacations is a small company that specializes in group tours whose owners and staff I have known and worked with for nearly twenty years and who are always available if any issues should arise.

 

OPTIONAL PRE-TRIP TO PARIS ($995)

Day 1 October 26 Depart the U.S. for Paris, Franc

Day 2 October 27 Arrive in Paris, France and enjoy a deluxe Seine River Lunch Cruise

Day 3 October 28 Enjoy a morning tour of Paris with free time in the afternoon to explore Paris or take an Optional Excursion to Versailles

Day 4 October 29 Visit the Chateau de Vaux Le Vicomte which inspired Louise XIV to build Versailles and enjoy the Farewell Dinner (Day 1) Depart U.S. for Lyon, France

 

THE RHONE-SOANE RIVER CRUISE (4,395)

Day 5 October 30 (Day 2) Travel to, or arrive in, Lyon to board the Scenic Sapphire for the Rhone-Saone River Cruise and sail from Lyon to Toumus, Burgundy

Day 6 October 31 (Day 3) Tour an organic farm near Toumus specializing in truffles and in the afternoon tour the Chateau de Cormatin

Day 7 November 1 (Day 4) Sail the Burgundy region on the Saone River towards Belleville-sur-Saone and tour the village of Romaneche and then sail towards Tain l’Hermitage

Day 8 November 2 (Day 5) Take a walking tour of Tain l’Hermitage and enjoy a visit to the Valrhona Chocolate Factory before sailing to Avignon in the evening

Day 9 November 3 (Day 6) Enjoy a guided tour of Avignon with an optional visit to the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence

Day 10 November 4 (Day 7) Sail from Avignon to Chateauneuf-du-Pape and enjoy a walking tour followed by an afternoon cruise to Lyon followed by the farewell dinner show put on by the crew

Day 11 November 5 (Day 8) Enjoy a tour of Lyon with free time to explore the city

Day 12 November 6 (Day 9) Depart for U.S. or travel to Dijon for the post-trip through Burgundy

 

OPTIONAL POST-TRIP TO BURGUNDY ($995)

Day 12 November 6 Travel To Dijon and enjoy a welcome dinner

Day 13 November 7 Enjoy a tour of the historic city and an afternoon free to explore the city

Day 14 November 8 Travel to Beaune to visit the famous Hospices de Beaune with an afternoon visit to the Chateau de Clos de Vougeot before returning to Dijon

Day 15 November 9  Depart Dijon for Paris for flight to U.S.