Active & Discovery On The Rhône (Southbound) on Avalon Poetry II
Day 1 Lyon (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception; evening guided tour of LyonDay 2 Lyon: Choice of culinary tour, or guided urban hike, or cooking classDay 3 Tain l'Hermitage/Tournon-Viviers: Choice of rail-bike tour along the Gorges du Doux, or guided hike in the vineyards, or guided tour of Tournon, or tour of the Valrhona factory and museum; Lyonnaise specialties cooking demonstration; evening guided tour in ViviersDay 4 Viviers-Avignon: In Avignon choice of guided kayak trip down the Gorges de l'Ardèche, or guided hike in the Natural Reserve of Cirque d'Estre, or visit lock Bollène and its power plant, or guided speleological excursion with wine tasting in the caves; evening guided tour of ViviersDay 5 Avignon: Choice of guided tour, or guided e-bike tour, or Provencal farmhouse experienceDay 6 Arles: Choice of guided tour in Arles, meet a bullfighter, or guided hike through the Hell Valley with a visit to Carrières de Lumière, or painting workshopDay 7 Port-Saint-Louis: Choice of excursion to a local oyster farm with tasting, or visit a bull ranch or bike tour through the Camargue Regional Natural ParkDay 8 Port-Saint-Louis (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
The Avalon Poetry II offers a delightfully intimate cruise setting. Like its sister Suite Ships, the Poetry II features two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that create river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. With a spacious 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard. Stretch out at day's end and wake to the world at your feet with Comfort Collection bed that faces the view. It truly is a view with a room! Onboard amenities include an alternative dining option in the Panorama Bistro, complimentary computer use in public areas and Wi-Fi access, a Fitness Center, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro. The Avalon Poetry II truly is poetry in motion!