Cruise Ports European Rivers - Rhone, France (PDF Chapter)
This is the Rhône, chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports European Rivers guidebook.
Commanding a strategic spot at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, grand old Lyon is France’s gastronomic capital. Downstream, the Rhône forges past Vienne’s Roman ruins and the centuries-old Côtes du Rhône vineyards, to Provençal Avignon.
- stroll around the medieval quarter of Vieux Lyon, and have lunch in a traditional bou-chon
- explore France’s Gallo-Roman heritage in laid-back riverfront Vienne
- tour the Palais des Papes and learn about Avignon’s history as the centre of the Roman Catholic world
- food & drink
Coverage includes: Lyon, Vienne, Avignon.
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