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Program #12417RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
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Itinerary for Mar 31 — Apr 12, 2014

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Day One: Monday, March 31 - Departure from the U.S.
Depart From: Depart U.S. on international flight to France.

Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: The former house of the music composer Darius Milhaud, Hotel Artea combines the charm and the quality of an old Aix townhouse with modern facilities. Just a few minutes from the pedestrian heart of Aix-en Provence, the Théâtre de Provence and the Cours Mirabeau, Hotel Artea is the perfect base for exploring this lively town. The SNCF train station is only a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
4 Boulevard de la République
Aix-en-Provence, 13100 France
phone: +33 (0)4 42 27 36 00
web: http://www.hotel-artea-aix-en-provence.com/en.php

Room amenities: 50 rooms are spacious, simply furnished in traditional style and have air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television with English language channels, direct-dial telephone, mini-fridge, soundproof windows, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private), Air Conditioning, Meeting Room, Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, April 01 - Arrival and Orientation in Aix-en-Provence
Arrive To: Arrive in Marseille and transfer to the program hotel in Aix.

Afternoon: Hotel check-in is available starting at 2 or 3 p.m. You will have time to freshen up and relax before orientation. We will gather in our private meeting room where the Group Leader will greet you with a warm welcome and introduce everyone. We will review the up-to-date daily schedule and any changes, discuss responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have. Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Dinner: Welcome dinner at the hotel. Your three course meal will include a choice of entree.

Lodging: Hotel Artea

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: The former house of the music composer Darius Milhaud, Hotel Artea combines the charm and the quality of an old Aix townhouse with modern facilities. Just a few minutes from the pedestrian heart of Aix-en Provence, the Théâtre de Provence and the Cours Mirabeau, Hotel Artea is the perfect base for exploring this lively town. The SNCF train station is only a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
4 Boulevard de la République
Aix-en-Provence, 13100 France
phone: +33 (0)4 42 27 36 00
web: http://www.hotel-artea-aix-en-provence.com/en.php

Room amenities: 50 rooms are spacious, simply furnished in traditional style and have air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television with English language channels, direct-dial telephone, mini-fridge, soundproof windows, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private), Air Conditioning, Meeting Room, Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Wednesday, April 02 - Cézanne in Aix
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.

Morning: Enjoy a walking field trip led by a local expert around Aix-en-Provence to discover this historic city and heart of Provence. Discover the old religious and civil districts around the cathedral and the city hall,17th and 18th century mansions, fabulous façades, typical squares with their fountains and the Cours Mirabeau -- one of the liveliest parts of the city with its tunnel of greenery framing extraordinary and historic buildings. On market days, each square offers a different variety of stalls offering everything from antiques to vegetables.

Lunch: At a local bistro.

Afternoon: This afternoon there will be an on-site lecture titled, "In the Footsteps of Cézanne." Explore the artist's birthplace and the landscape that inspired many of his paintings. We will then take the coach to return to the hotel.

Dinner: At a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Artea

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: The former house of the music composer Darius Milhaud, Hotel Artea combines the charm and the quality of an old Aix townhouse with modern facilities. Just a few minutes from the pedestrian heart of Aix-en Provence, the Théâtre de Provence and the Cours Mirabeau, Hotel Artea is the perfect base for exploring this lively town. The SNCF train station is only a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
4 Boulevard de la République
Aix-en-Provence, 13100 France
phone: +33 (0)4 42 27 36 00
web: http://www.hotel-artea-aix-en-provence.com/en.php

Room amenities: 50 rooms are spacious, simply furnished in traditional style and have air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television with English language channels, direct-dial telephone, mini-fridge, soundproof windows, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private), Air Conditioning, Meeting Room, Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Thursday, April 03 - The Classic Coastal Village of Cassis
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.

Morning: This morning, the coach will depart to Cassis where you will discover the famous and unique calanques (deep narrow bays). Learn about their geological history and how they determined the way of living in this little Provençal village.

Lunch: At the old port.

Afternoon: The coach will transfer you back to Aix via the crest road. As you travel along, your guide will discuss the Mediterannean environment and the impact of civilization on the landscape. Upon your return, take the rest of the afternoon to explore Aix on your own.

Dinner: This dinner has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy the cuisine of your choice. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions and give directions. You may also join the Group Leader for dinner at your own cost if you would like.

Lodging: Hotel Artea

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Barge

Ship Information: The MS Camargue is a deluxe two-deck river ship that was built in 1995 and renovated in 2006. It is 110 meters long and can accommodate 146 passengers in its 73 cabins, all of which have windows.

Contact info:
12 rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67080 France
phone: +33 825 33 37 77
web: http://www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/ships/ms-camargue-2013

Room amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a window, TV, radio, safe, and private bathroom with shower and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Dining room, lounge/bar with dance floor, TV and video in the lounge, shop, radiophone, radar, large sun deck, fully air-conditioned.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Five: Friday, April 04 - The Camargue Landscapes and Traditions / Saintes-...
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at hotel.

Morning: This morning, check out of the hotel and board the coach. Today we will learn about the traditions and history of the Camargue, western Europe's largest river delta and France's equivalent of the "Wild West." The vast plain - with large brine lagoons cut off from the sea by sandbars and encircled by reed-covered marshes -- is home to more than 400 species of birds, including flamingos. Also famous are the wild horses of the Camargue and the manades (ranches) maintained by "Les Gardians" (cowboy). Our first stop this morning is at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Saint Marys of the Sea). Local legend has it that around the year 40 A.D., persecuted saints -- The Three Marys -- fled from Palestine in a boat with no sails and no oars. Miraculously, the story goes that they landed safely here. The occupants were believed to be Mary Jacobe (sister of the Virgin Mary), Mary Salome (mother of the apostles James and John), Mary Magdalene and Martha (sisters of Lazarus), and a dark-skinned girl, Sarah. Upon landing, they are said to have built a chapel. Then, proceeding away from the coast, we gain a better understanding of the Camargue's landscape and wildlife. At the Parc Ornithologique du Pont de Gau (Pont du Gau Ornithological Park), you will have an opportunity to view species of birds that may be present including flamingos, herons, swans, egrets, teals, birds of prey, sparrows, and small wading birds. Comprising of approximately 150 acres (60 hectares), the diversity of habitats -- marshes, reeds, salt ponds, and streams -- attracts a great variety of birds that are protected here but not enclosed.

Lunch: We will have lunch today at a manade (the Camargue's version of a ranch for horses or cattle) to enjoy local specialties.

Afternoon: Continuing at the manade, we will explore and learn about daily life on this ranch, with roots in the traditions and history of the Camargue. The motorcoach will then take us to board the ship in Martigues. After checking in, you will have some time to freshen up and to relax before orientation and dinner. Tonight's orientation will cover all safety aspects during the cruise, as well as drink cards, and deposits for the TV remote.

Dinner: Enjoy a welcome cocktail and leisurely dinner aboard our two-deck river cruise ship.

Evening: Enjoy the evening at leisure.

Lodging: MS Camargue

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Barge

Ship Information: The MS Camargue is a deluxe two-deck river ship that was built in 1995 and renovated in 2006. It is 110 meters long and can accommodate 146 passengers in its 73 cabins, all of which have windows.

Contact info:
12 rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67080 France
phone: +33 825 33 37 77
web: http://www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/ships/ms-camargue-2013

Room amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a window, TV, radio, safe, and private bathroom with shower and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Dining room, lounge/bar with dance floor, TV and video in the lounge, shop, radiophone, radar, large sun deck, fully air-conditioned.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Six: Saturday, April 05 - Arles / Free Afternoon
Breakfast: On board the MS Camargue.

Morning: We will board the coach and head to Arles, an important trade center since ancient times. Today, the Roman and Romanesque monuments of Arles are a designated World Heritage Site. We will explore the old town on foot and discover a few of these special sites with an on-site lecture titled, "Arles: France's Roman Roots in the South of France." At the Roman amphitheater, a splendid and complex piece of architecture that still remains standing in the middle of the city, learn about the games that they played. You will then have some free time to explore the market or other sites of interest in Arles before we return to the boat on foot.

Lunch: On board the MS Camargue.

Afternoon: Take this opportunity for personal independent exploration to see and do what interests you most. In particular, you might want to examine the Romanesque architecture of Saint Trophime church dating from the 12th century. Alternatively, you are welcome to join your expert local guide for a walking excursion through Arles, including some of the sites that inspired Van Gogh. We will later return to the boat on foot.

Dinner: On board the MS Camargue.

Evening: Enjoy the evening at leisure.

Lodging: MS Camargue

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Barge

Ship Information: The MS Camargue is a deluxe two-deck river ship that was built in 1995 and renovated in 2006. It is 110 meters long and can accommodate 146 passengers in its 73 cabins, all of which have windows.

Contact info:
12 rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67080 France
phone: +33 825 33 37 77
web: http://www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/ships/ms-camargue-2013

Room amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a window, TV, radio, safe, and private bathroom with shower and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Dining room, lounge/bar with dance floor, TV and video in the lounge, shop, radiophone, radar, large sun deck, fully air-conditioned.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Seven: Sunday, April 06 - Avignon / Provence Through the Centuries
Breakfast: On board the MS Camargue.

Morning: Explore the medieval city of Avignon with your local guide. Then you will have some free time for personal indepedent exploration. Alternatively, you are welcome to join the Group Leader for a walking excursion to the austere and imposing Palais des Papes where we will learn about the history of papacy in Avignon. If time permits, you may independently visit the Saint Benezet Bridge, known as "Le Pont d'Avignon," made famous by the children's song.

Lunch: On board the MS Camargue.

Afternoon: We will cruise northward on the Rhône. During the cruise, the Group Leader will provide an overview of Provence through the centuries, a melting pot of civilizations.

Dinner: On board the MS Camargue.

Evening: Join the Group Leader for a stroll in Viviers, a virtual open air museum perserving history and culture since the Medieval era.

Lodging: MS Camargue

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Barge

Ship Information: The MS Camargue is a deluxe two-deck river ship that was built in 1995 and renovated in 2006. It is 110 meters long and can accommodate 146 passengers in its 73 cabins, all of which have windows.

Contact info:
12 rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67080 France
phone: +33 825 33 37 77
web: http://www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/ships/ms-camargue-2013

Room amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a window, TV, radio, safe, and private bathroom with shower and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Dining room, lounge/bar with dance floor, TV and video in the lounge, shop, radiophone, radar, large sun deck, fully air-conditioned.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Eight: Monday, April 07 - Rural Provence / Jardin aux Abeilles in Marsanne ...
Rural Provence / Jardin aux Abeilles in Marsanne / Cliousclat/ Tain l'Hermitage / Rhône Wines

Breakfast: On board the MS Camargue.

Morning: This morning, we will take the motorcoach to Marsanne where we will visit rural Provence and breath in the country air at the beautiful "Jardin aux Abeilles" in Marsanne. This charming private "Bee Garden" is a marriage of Provençal temperament and English garden style. The collection of native and rare species of flowers, shrubs, and trees is arranged on several levels with delightful views of the surrounding countryside. We will take the motorcoach to reboard the boat in La Voulte, stopping en route in Cliouslat, a scenic village specializing in traditional artisanal pottery that is both practical and decorative.

Lunch: On board the MS Camargue.

Afternoon: This afternoon, there will be an on-board discussion: "The Wine Regions along the Rhone and the Origin of Wine." Later, we will take a field trip to a small wine cellar in Tain l'Hermitage where you will taste some of the regional wines paired with local specialties.

Dinner: On board the MS Camargue.

Evening: Enjoy the evening at leisure.

Lodging: MS Camargue

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Barge

Ship Information: The MS Camargue is a deluxe two-deck river ship that was built in 1995 and renovated in 2006. It is 110 meters long and can accommodate 146 passengers in its 73 cabins, all of which have windows.

Contact info:
12 rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67080 France
phone: +33 825 33 37 77
web: http://www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/ships/ms-camargue-2013

Room amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a window, TV, radio, safe, and private bathroom with shower and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Dining room, lounge/bar with dance floor, TV and video in the lounge, shop, radiophone, radar, large sun deck, fully air-conditioned.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Nine: Tuesday, April 08 - Saint-Romain-en-Gal Museum and Archaeological Sit...
Saint-Romain-en-Gal Museum and Archaeological Site / Chaponost Aqueduct / Historic Lyon

Breakfast: On board the MS Camargue.

Morning: This morning, we will take a short walk along the bridge that connects Vienne to visit the Roman Temple of Augustus. We will then take the coach to the Gallo Roman museum. There will be a lecture titled: "Roman Vestiges of the Northern Rhône." Explore the Saint-Romain-en-Gal museum and archaeological site and learn about the everyday life of the ancient Romans. Then continue on to the Chaponost Aqueduct where you will marvel at the amazing beauty and technology created more than 2,000 years ago. We will then board the coach to depart for Lyon.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: This afternoon, we move ahead in history to the medieval era in Lyon. This UNESCO heritage city sits at the confluence of two great rivers: the Saône and Rhône, and has long been at the center of European trade due to its strategic location. As the UNESCO inscription explains, "The long history of Lyon, which was founded by the Romans in the 1st century B.C. as the capital of the Three Gauls and has continued to play a major role in Europe's political, cultural, and economic development ever since, is vividly illustrated by its urban fabric and the many fine historic buildings from all periods." It was annexed to the Kingdom of France in 1312 and became even more important as a center of international trade. By the mid-1500s, each of its 36 districts had its own specialty. We will take the funicular down to Old Lyon for further exploration of the architecture, hidden traboules and alleyways of one of the greatest Renaissance sites in France. Later, enjoy some free time to explore Lyon.

Dinner: On board the MS Camargue.

Evening: Enjoy the evening at leisure.

Lodging: MS Camargue

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Barge

Ship Information: The MS Camargue is a deluxe two-deck river ship that was built in 1995 and renovated in 2006. It is 110 meters long and can accommodate 146 passengers in its 73 cabins, all of which have windows.

Contact info:
12 rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67080 France
phone: +33 825 33 37 77
web: http://www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/ships/ms-camargue-2013

Room amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a window, TV, radio, safe, and private bathroom with shower and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Dining room, lounge/bar with dance floor, TV and video in the lounge, shop, radiophone, radar, large sun deck, fully air-conditioned.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Ten: Wednesday, April 09 - History of France and the Duke of Burgundy / Mona...
History of France and the Duke of Burgundy / Monastic Tournus / Burgundy Vineyard / Farewell Dinner

Breakfast: On board the MS Camargue.

Morning: Your Group Leader will present a lecture on the history of the powerful Dukes of Burgundy and their role in the history of France from the fall of the Roman Empire to 1477.

Lunch: On board the MS Camargue.

Afternoon: This afternoon we will explore the monastic city of Tournus, a small fortified village in Roman times. Tournus had a turbulent history during the Dark Ages, but became a monastic center and place of pilgrimmage. The principal feature is the Abbey of Saint Philbert, a fortress-like Romanesque church dating mainly from the 11th century -- attacked, damaged, rebuilt, and restored over the centuries. We will learn about the role of monasteries in the wine trade. Then travel to a family vineyard where you will have an opportunity to taste some of the great wines of southern Burgundy and talk with a cellar master about his work.

Dinner: Farewell dinner onboard the MS Camargue.

Lodging: MS Camargue

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Villa Montparnasse is a quaint hotel on the left bank of the Seine. The colonial-style residence is located in the 19th century intellectual elite neighborhood opposite the famed Montparnasse Cemetery and next to the apartment where Simone de Beauvoir lived. This hotel is both charming and comfortable and is one block from a pedestrian street featuring restaurants and shops. It is within walking distance of two different metro lines both with direct access to the main monuments of Paris.

Contact info:
2, rue Boulard
Paris, 75014 France
phone: +33 (0)1 56 80 34 34
web: http://www.villa-montparnasse.com/Villa_Montparnasse/Accueil.html

Room amenities: In each room there is satellite TV, air conditioning, a mini-bar and a safe.

Facility amenities: 24-hour front desk with English-speaking staff, bar / lounge, laundry service, smoke-free environment. Wifi is available in the lobby. Participants should be aware that hotel rooms in Paris are often considerably smaller than hotel rooms in the United States.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Eleven: Thursday, April 10 - Depart Ship / Fortified City of Beaune / Arrival ...
Breakfast: On board the MS Camargue.

Morning: This morning, leave your ship behind and head towards Paris, driving past some of the world's most renowned vineyards. Stop in Beaune for an educational stroll through the fortified city, capital of the Burgundy wine trade, and enjoy an on-site lecture at the famous Hospices de Beaune. This former almshouse -- an architectural treasure -- has been the site since 1851 of one of Europe's most important annual wine auctions.

Lunch: This lunch has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy the cuisine of your choice. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions and give directions. You may also join the Group Leader for lunch at your own cost if you like.

Afternoon: As the coach travels from Beaune to Paris, your group leader will talk about life as a French immigrant. We will check-in at the hotel in the late afternoon. You will have some time to freshen up and relax before dinner.

Dinner: At a local restaurant.

Evening: Enjoy the evening at leisure.

Lodging: Villa Montparnasse

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Villa Montparnasse is a quaint hotel on the left bank of the Seine. The colonial-style residence is located in the 19th century intellectual elite neighborhood opposite the famed Montparnasse Cemetery and next to the apartment where Simone de Beauvoir lived. This hotel is both charming and comfortable and is one block from a pedestrian street featuring restaurants and shops. It is within walking distance of two different metro lines both with direct access to the main monuments of Paris.

Contact info:
2, rue Boulard
Paris, 75014 France
phone: +33 (0)1 56 80 34 34
web: http://www.villa-montparnasse.com/Villa_Montparnasse/Accueil.html

Room amenities: In each room there is satellite TV, air conditioning, a mini-bar and a safe.

Facility amenities: 24-hour front desk with English-speaking staff, bar / lounge, laundry service, smoke-free environment. Wifi is available in the lobby. Participants should be aware that hotel rooms in Paris are often considerably smaller than hotel rooms in the United States.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Twelve: Friday, April 11 - Île de la Cité / Free Afternoon in Paris / Farewe...
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at the hotel.

Morning: This morning, accompanied by an expert lecturer and Paris resident, you will explore medieval Paris and the Île de la Cité.

Lunch: This lunch has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy the cuisine of your choice. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions and give directions. You may also join the Group Leader for lunch at your own cost if you like.

Afternoon: Take this opportunity for personal independent exploration to see and do what interests you most. Please refer to the list of Free Time Opportunities at the end of the daily schedule. Participants must make their own way back to the hotel to get ready for dinner. The coach will pick up those who wish to return to the hotel.

Dinner: The coach will transfer you to the farewell dinner a local restaurant.

Evening: Enjoy a monument ride by bus around Paris after dinner to enjoy the "City of Light."

Lodging: Villa Montparnasse

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Thirteen: Saturday, April 12 - Departure from Paris
Breakfast: The program concludes with breakfast.

In Transit: Transfer to Charles de Gaulle airport for international flights. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please be in touch via the Road Scholar Social Network, where you can share memories, pictures, and comments. Best wishes for all your journeys.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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10 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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