With London Wine Week just around the corner, the appetite for learning about wine grows ever stronger, so why not head to one of the homes of wine, France, and join Emerald Waterways on the eight-day Flavours of Burgundy and Provence river cruise.
Starting from £2,195 per person sharing a double Emerald Stateroom (based on 4th and 11th July or 1st and 8th August departures). If the city of love is a must see on this French trip you can enjoy a three-night extension in Paris from an additional £750 per person including three nights’ accommodation, breakfast, guided city tour.
This exclusive river cruise is the perfect choice for wine-lovers looking to learn more about wine, as we open the doors of world-renowned wine estates like Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Château de Meursault for private tastings. Witness the stunning vineyard-laden vistas, with plenty of opportunity to sample the local wares, while enjoying the company of our special guests, all of whom will bring favourite wines from their mothering countries
Highlights include a Provençal dinner, hosted by Chef Fabien Morreale, complete with wine pairing, wine master classes, Q&A sessions and tastings hosted by international wine experts including Tim Atkin and Robyn Stark. As well as, a guided tour of Valrhona Cite du Chocolate, hunting for truffles with a local farmer in Tournus and a gourmet walking tour of Avignon all part of included EmeraldPLUS, EmeraldACTIVE and ‘Uncorked’ Hosted Wine Events experiences.
The eight-day cruise departs from Marseille and heads to Arles, Avignon and Vivers before moving onto Tournon, Lyon, Chalon-Su-Saône before ending in Lyon (all France) where guests disembark for the flight home.
Guests also have the choice of a no-fly option on this particular itinerary and can opt to travel via Eurostar at no extra charge. The no-fly option offers guests a great alternative to flying, as well as a quick and easy way to get to the Star-Ships docking location.
All prices include return flights, transfers, seven nights on board, six EmeraldEXCURSIONS, four EmeraldACTIVE and two EmeraldPLUS highlights. 20 on board meals with selected *drinks and even all tips.
Regional departures available include London Heathrow and Manchester.