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Cruising the Saône and Rhône Rivers

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River cruising in France along the Saône and Rhône Rivers is full of highlights: explore Beaujolais, Provence, and Avignon.
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Saône, France
Lyon, the capital of the Rhone-Alps, is a glorious cosmopolitan city, with exquisite views from every vantage point.
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4 Rue Professeur Pierre Marion, 69005 Lyon-5E-Arrondissement, France
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The spectacular view of the Saône River, as it winds through Lyon, from the terrace of Restaurant Christian Tetedoie.
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12 Rue du Chemin Neuf, 07220 Viviers, France
Viviers is a walled city located in southern France. For those sailing through Burgundy & Provence along the French Rhône and Saône rivers, this popular port offers a variety of attractions to keep one busy in this medieval town: visiting the the...
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Pont d'Avignon, Boulevard de la Ligne, 84000 Avignon, France
Both our kids learnt this song in their Montessori class - well - one of their teacher's was French. A very cute song and ever since we became familiar with it we were itching to visit the bridge in Avignon. During our trip to Provence it was the...
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2 Montée des Moulins, 84000 Avignon, France
Escape the hot, rabbit-warren of medieval streets in Avignon for the cool and shady oasis of Rocher des Doms. The park is a popular spot for families to relax and offers stunning views over the town of Avignon. It is also an easy access point for...
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Arles, France
Arles is a super quaint French town on the south eastern coast of France that is a "must see" if you're looking to travel to France and want to feel like you're "in France." Arles is one of the photogenic places that probably looks a lot like it...
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23 Rue Jean Larrive, 69003 Lyon, France
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Best frites (aka French fries) EVER. They were hand-cut by the 87-year old owner, Madame Giraud. I wrote about her in my AFAR article about Lyon's bouchons. These frites were pure heaven paired with Madame's steak with brown butter. (Yes, I did...
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Lyon, France
Paris, on a smaller square; a truly beautiful city!