Enchanting Rhône with Monte Carlo & Paris

Discover the alluring Monte Carlo before embarking on a luxurious cruise along the Rhone. Enjoy 3 nights in Paris, see the Arc de Triomphe & Champs Elysées.

14 Days
Nice to Paris
From (USD)
$ 8,345
$ 6,845
Dates & Pricing

2019 Nice > Paris

From the sparkling Riviera to the city of light

Monte Carlo is a city that has always seized the imagination. With its defining sense of style and exuberant lifestyle it offers a glimpse into how the other half lives.
Monte Carlo’s Prince’s Palace, glittering casino and seaside promenade capture the charismatic charms of this lively city perfectly, and you’ll have ample opportunity to explore these and other magnificent landmarks. From there, you’ll travel to the Roman town of Tarascon to board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship for your cruise along the Rhône and Saône rivers over eight glorious days. Drift through a land of resplendent châteaux and awe-inspiring cathedrals before arriving in Paris, the ‘city of light’.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
PFCM
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Nice
Return City:
Paris

Selected Itinerary

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome

    Start your holiday with a welcome reception at your luxurious seafront hotel in Monte Carlo.

  2. Day 2 - Monte Carlo > Nice > Monte Carlo

    Tour Monte Carlo and visit the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, then explore the charming city of Nice. This evening, enjoy exquisite French cuisine in an unforgettable setting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Monte Carlo

    Make the most of your free day in this beautiful Mediterranean city. Your Tour Director will be on hand to help you plan it.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Monte Carlo > Tarascon

    Cross the beautiful French Riviera region to Tarascon, where you’ll be welcomed on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight you can look forward to a rousing welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Tarascon > Avignon

    Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and an impressive castle.

    Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or explore Saint-Rémy and the Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit the Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city.

    Back on board, perhaps join a culinary lesson in Scenic Culinaire during your cruise into beautiful Avignon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Avignon

    Shop with a chef at the local market before cooking up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon’s architectural wonder, the Popes’ Palace. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard, the impressive Roman aqueduct.

    This afternoon take some time to explore on your own.

    After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Popes’ Palace, you’re invited for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Viviers > Tournon

    Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers and visit the imposing Cathedral of Viviers. While cruising to Tournon this afternoon, perhaps join a class in Scenic Culinaire.

    Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Vienne > Lyon

    Take a walking tour of Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar (not available all departures and will be replaced with St Pierre Archaeological/Lapidary Museum). Alternatively, join your local guide for a cycling tour.

    Back on board, perhaps take a masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire, or simply relax and view the beautiful vistas as you cruise to Lyon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Lyon

    Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France.

    Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, and visit Notre Dame Basilica with fabulous views of the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges, or join a guided bike ride to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo.

    Scenic Culinaire is available this afternoon. Learn how to cook a regional delicacy on board with our local experts.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Mâcon > Chalon-sur-Saône

    Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the region’s delicious wines. Alternatively, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey.

    Perhaps join a lesson in Scenic Culinaire or simply soak in the landscapes of the famous Burgundy region, straddling the shores of the Saône River as you spend a leisurely afternoon cruising to Chalon-sur-Saône.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Chalon-sur-Saône > Paris

    After breakfast, drive through the beautiful Île-de-France region to Paris where you’ll be staying in one of the city’s luxury hotels.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Paris

    Take a sightseeing tour of Paris, or enjoy an excursion to Montmartre. Alternatively, take a walking tour with a Parisian.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Paris

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Paris.

    Dine at the world-famous Lido, or discover Paris on a Seine river cruise. Departing from the foot of the Eiffel Tower sit back and enjoy the monuments and bridges of Paris. Dinner and musical entertainment included.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Paris

    After breakfast it’s time to bid a fond adieu and transfer to Paris airport.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

All-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Scenic Culinaire
  • Your choice of 18 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 1 Scenic Sundowners event
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 28 meals – 13 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 9 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Cruise Director to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

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