Soulful Epicurean Experience: Colors of Provence

11 Days
Join us with AmaWaterways aboard the award-winning AmaKristina in Arles as we sail through the South of France along the Rhône River to Lyon.
Explore the cultural history of Marseille, delight in live performances on board and onshore, and conclude your journey in Paris, where many Black artists, writers, and entertainers made their mark. Enjoy a variety of experiences exclusive to this special itinerary, such as guided tours showcasing jazz, food and wine, all while shining a light on Black heritage. 

An Array of Amenities

  • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck with pool
  • Fitness room
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances

Award-Winning Dining

  • Unlimited fine wine, beer, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine, and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Tapas sandwiches, snacks, and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits, and soft drinks

A World of Exploration

  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Guided hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Gentle, regular, active, and late-riser tour options
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

Itinerary

Day 1 :
Arles

Embarkation

Marseille Full-Day Black Heritage Tour
Evening cruise to illuminated Pont d'Avignon

Day 3 :
Avignon

Morning walking tour and Papal Palace
-OR Blanchet Foundation tour
-OR Avignon bike tour

Afternoon Walking tour and Papal Palace
-OR Blanchet Foundation tour

Grignan Truffle Farm
Evening Red Wine and Chocolate

Steam train ride or Hermitage hike and wine tasting

Evening onboard jazz and wine experience

Day 6 :
Vienne

Jazz & wine experience
- or Mount Pipet hike
- or ViaRhôna bike tour

Day 7 :
Lyon

Exclusive Lyon tasting tour
Beaujolais excursion

DISEMBARKATION
TGV transfer to Paris
Check into your hotel

Day 9 :
Paris

Exclusive Josephine Baker excursion

Day 10 :
Paris

"Black History of Paris" tour

Day 11 :
Paris

Return flight home

Inclusions

What's Included in Your River Cruise and Land Package

  • 7-night river cruise in an elegantly appointed riverview stateroom
  • All fine dining in multiple venues on board, including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Daily Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour
  • A variety of included excursions each day, such as guided hikes, bike rides and tasting tours
  • Complimentary high-quality Wi-Fi
  • Transfer from the ship to your hotel in Paris via TGV high-speed train
  • A 3-night stay at the Renaissance Arc de Triomphe hotel in Paris* with daily breakfast
  • Specially curated Josephine Baker excursion and “Black History of Paris” city tour
  • The services of one of our wonderful Cruise Managers throughout your river cruise and land journey

What's not included?

  • Flights: Roundtrip Air transportation from your preferred city
  • Port Charges: $231.00 per person
  • Gratuities
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