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Provence Canal Voyage: The Flavor of France by Barge

Program No. 21556RJ
Find out why Provence has inspired artists, writers, poets and chefs as you explore the natural wonders, famed museums, grand architecture and agricultural riches of southern France.

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Prices displayed below are based on per person,doubleoccupancy.

DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.
Sep 2 - Sep 12, 2024
Ship Outside 5,299
Sep 16 - Sep 26, 2024
Ship Outside 5,299
Sep 30 - Oct 10, 2024
Ship Outside 5,299
Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2024
Ship Outside 5,299
Apr 29 - May 9, 2025
Ship Outside 5,699
Itinerary Note

PRIVATE GROUP - Friends of Duncan

Full Inventory
Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2025
Ship Outside 5,699

DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.
Sep 2 - Sep 12, 2024
Ship Outside 7,299
Sep 16 - Sep 26, 2024
Ship Outside 7,299
Filling Fast!
Sep 30 - Oct 10, 2024
Ship Outside 7,299
Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2024
Ship Outside 7,299
Filling Fast!
Apr 1 - Apr 11, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699
Filling Fast!
Apr 15 - Apr 25, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699
Filling Fast!
Apr 29 - May 9, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699
Itinerary Note

PRIVATE GROUP - Friends of Duncan

May 13 - May 23, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699
Filling Fast!
Sep 2 - Sep 12, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699
Filling Fast!
Sep 16 - Sep 26, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699
Filling Fast!
Sep 30 - Oct 10, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699
Filling Fast!
Full Inventory
Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2025
Ship Outside 7,699

At a Glance

Experience the deep history, sun-splashed environments and local flavors of Provence on this voyage aboard a “hotel barge” exclusively chartered for a small Road Scholar group. Find Roman ruins, fortified medieval towns and cafe-lined streets that inspired artists like van Gogh. Absorb the rhythms of Provencal life along the canals and encounter wildlife from birds to wild horses in the Camargue.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to four miles per day; some uneven terrain and cobblestones.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Discover the spectacular village of Les Baux-de-Provence, set atop a rocky outcrop topped with castle ruins.
  • Taste the flavors of Provence: sun-ripened vegetables, olives, seafood, fresh herbs, wine and more.
  • Explore the medieval streets of Avignon and the monumental 14th-century Palais des Papes, home to seven Popes.
Featured Expert
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Alexandra Chambon
Alexandra Chambon has been working in the river/canal cruise field since the early 2000s. She likes to share her passion and enthusiasm about her homeland of France and its culture, traditions, history, art and architecture, and she strives to make it come alive for the participants. Outside of being a Group Leader, Alexandra is a foodie and wine connoisseur, and she enjoys playing sports. She loves having convivial moments with a good glass of wine and music.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Alexandra Chambon has been working in the river/canal cruise field since the early 2000s. She likes to share her passion and enthusiasm about her homeland of France and its culture, traditions, history, art and architecture, and she strives to make it come alive for the participants. Outside of being a Group Leader, Alexandra is a foodie and wine connoisseur, and she enjoys playing sports. She loves having convivial moments with a good glass of wine and music.
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