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Alumni Campus Abroad: Cruise the Rhone River

Discover the treasures of magical Provence — a land of colorful sunflowers and fields of lavender, lush vineyards and charming towns, as you cruise along the storied Rhône River. Admire the magnificent Palace of the Popes in Avignon. Marvel at the remarkable Pont du Gard aqueduct and the Roman amphitheater in Arles. Immerse yourself in the viticulture of Châteauneuf du Pape, and meander along the picturesque streets of Viviers. See the regal Basilica atop Fourviere Hill in Lyon and explore the historic old quarter. Continue to the walled city of Pérouges, the elegant castle and peaceful gardens at Cormartin, and the stately abbey at Tournus. Sail to Beaune, famous for the dazzling works of art housed in its Hôtel-Dieu, before concluding in Lyon. Join us for a special program that combines the best of Provence with the finest in river cruising accommodations, creating an experience you will always remember.

May 19 - 27, 2012

$2,895 plus air ($)

Avignon; Arles; Viviers; Lyon; Perouges; Beaune, France

Discover the treasures of magical Provence — a land of colorful sunflowers and fields of lavender, lush vineyards and charming towns, as you cruise along the storied Rhône River. Admire the magnificent Palace of the Popes in Avignon. Marvel at the remarkable Pont du Gard aqueduct and the Roman amphitheater in Arles. Immerse yourself in the viticulture of Châteauneuf du Pape, and meander along the picturesque streets of Viviers. See the regal Basilica atop Fourviere Hill in Lyon and explore the historic old quarter. Continue to the walled city of Pérouges, the elegant castle and peaceful gardens at Cormartin, and the stately abbey at Tournus. Sail to Beaune, famous for the dazzling works of art housed in its Hôtel-Dieu, before concluding in Lyon. Join us for a special program that combines the best of Provence with the finest in river cruising accommodations, creating an experience you will always remember.

Highlights include:

  • seven nights aboard the 146-passenger MS Amadeus Symphony, one of the most luxurious ships cruising Europe’s rivers;
  • educational programs and lectures presented by local experts, including nine excursions;
  • an extensive meal program including seven breakfasts, six lunches, and seven dinners (includes wine with dinner).

 

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For more information contact

AHI Travel/ Luftner Cruises (MS Amadeus Symphony)

Phone: 800-323-7373

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