2025 : Frances Finest : Paris to Avignon

Explore Paris, Normandy & Provence

Explore Avignon's Palace of the Popes and savor Lyon's culinary heritage. Toast centuries-old vineyards and luxuriate in Paris's sophistication. Walk in Joan of Arc's footsteps at Rouen. Pay your respects at Normandy's World War II beaches. Art, cuisine, style, joie de vivre-if you love everything Francais, this is for you: a 15-day journey that combines our popular Lyon & Provence and Paris & the Heart of Normandy cruises into one tour de force.

Viking Inclusive Value


  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances


  • Outside staterooms with river view
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Voltage: 220V & 110V (US outlet), plus USB ports
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed with optional twin-bed configuration
  • All Upper & Middle Deck staterooms have a full veranda or French balcony (a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • Private bathroom with shower; heated floor & anti-fog mirror; premium Freyja toiletries; robes & slippers (upon request)
  • 40" or 42" flat-screen Sony TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • * All amenities on board Viking Longships; amenities vary on other ships.

    Day By Day

    Day 1 : Paris, France

    Paris's cultural and historic significance is evident in its many noted landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre and Arc de Triomphe.

    Day 2 : Paris, France

    Long a hub of French culture, cuisine and architectural splendor, Paris is one of the most romantic destinations in the world.

    Day 3 : La Roche-Guyon & Vernon, France

    Vernon's cobblestone streets are reminiscent of the Middle Ages, and some of the half-timbered houses feature magnificent wooden carvings.

    Day 4 : Rouen, France

    Founded by the Romans, Rouen is situated amidst the chalk cliffs along the Seine and filled with half-timbered houses and exquisite Gothic architecture.

    Day 5 : Normandy Beaches

    Normandy's legendary D-Day Beaches bear witness to the heroism of the troops who landed here in World War II.

    Day 6 : Les Andelys, France

    Set along the Seine, this small town is best known for the imposing Chateau Gaillard overlooking the village.

    Day 7 : Le Pecq & Paris, France

    Formerly known as Mantes-sur-Seine for its picturesque location on the winding Seine River, Mantes-la-Jolie translates into 'Mantes the Pretty.'

    Day 8 : Paris & Lyon, France

    The picturesque port of Le Pecq offers easy access to timeless Paris, one of the world's most romantic cities.

    Day 9 : Lyon, France

    France's third largest city, Lyon straddles the Rhone and Saone Rivers.

    Day 10 : Lyon, France

    There's nothing like losing yourself among the cobblestone streets and riverside promenade of Old Lyon.

    Day 11 : Vienne & Scenic Sailing: Rhone River

    Surrounded by steep hills and situated between France's Burgundy and Beaujolais regions, Vienne is the gateway to Lyon's countryside.

    Day 12 : Tournon, France

    Tournon lies secluded between the Rhone River and granite slopes of the Hermitage.

    Day 13 : Arles, France

    The site of impressive Roman ruins, Arles inspires artists with its vibrant colors and striking quality of light.

    Day 14 : Avignon, France

    Sheltered by medieval walls, Avignon's maze of narrow streets is filled with churches, museums and palaces tracing the history of this ancient, vibrant city.

    Day 15 : Avignon, France

    Avignon's grandest edifice is the Palace of the Popes, the papal seat for 70 years in the 14th century

  • Call (440) 845-3334 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17537637

    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer valid through 12/31/2023
    15 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Kari

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    Day 1Paris  
    Day 2Paris  
    Day 3Vernon  
    Day 4Rouen  
    Day 5Normandy Beaches  
    Day 6Les Andelys  
    Day 7Paris  
    Day 8Lyon  
    Day 9Lyon  
    Day 10Lyon  
    Day 11Vienne & Scenic Sailing: Rhone River  
    Day 12Tournon  
    Day 13Arles  
    Day 14Avignon  
    Day 15Avignon  

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    • 2025 : Frances Finest : Paris to Avignon

      From $5,999.00 (USD)

      Destination: Europe
      Ship: Viking Kari
      Explore Paris, Normandy & ProvenceExplore Avignon's Palace of the Popes and savor Lyon's culinary heritage.

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