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Discover the Rivers of France & Portugal Emerald Liberté departing 8 Apr 2023

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Emerald Liberté
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Cruise Line
Embark
8 Apr 2023
Duration
14 Nights
From / To
Villefranche (Nice) / Beaune
Ports of call
Villefranche (Nice) - Arles - Avignon - Viviers - Tournon

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Date Date
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Date 08/04/2023
Location Villefranche (Nice)
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Nice, capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department on the French Riviera, sits on the pebbly shores of the Baie des Anges. Founded by the Greeks and later a retreat for 19th-century European elite, the city has also long attracted artists. Former resident Henri Matisse is honored with a career-spanning collection of paintings at Musée Matisse. Musée Marc Chagall features some of its namesake’s major religious works.

Date 09/04/2023
Location Arles
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Arles is a city on the Rhône River in the Provence region of southern France. It’s famed for inspiring the paintings of Van Gogh, which influenced the contemporary art displayed at the Fondation Vincent Van Gogh. Once a provincial capital of ancient Rome, Arles is also known for many remains from that era, including Arles Amphitheatre (les Arènes d’Arles), now hosting plays, concerts and bullfights

Date 10/04/2023
Location Avignon
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Avignon, a city in southeastern France’s Provence region, is set on the Rhône River. From 1309 to 1377, it was the seat of the Catholic popes. It remained under papal rule until becoming part of France in 1791. This legacy can be seen in the massive Palais des Papes (Popes’ Palace) in the city center, which is surrounded by medieval stone ramparts

Date 11/04/2023
Location Viviers
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Viviers is a commune in the department of Ardèche in southern France. The administrative and religious capital of Vivarais, the town of Viviers, on the right bank of the Rhône, in southern Ardèche, retains an important heritage from its rich past, including many listed monuments

Date 12/04/2023
Location Tournon
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Tournon-sur-Rhône is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

Date 13/04/2023
Location Lyon
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Lyon, the capital city in France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, sits at the junction of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Its center reflects 2,000 years of history from the Roman Amphithéâtre des Trois Gaules, medieval and Renaissance architecture in Vieux (Old) Lyon, to the modern Confluence district on Presqu’île peninsula. Traboules, covered passageways between buildings, connect Vieux Lyon and La Croix-Rousse hill.

Date 14/04/2023
Location Chalon-Sur-Saone
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Chalon-sur-Saône is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. It is the largest city in the department; however, the department capital is the smaller city of Mâcon.

Date 15/04/2023
Location Porto
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Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Date 15/04/2023
Location Lyon
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Lyon, the capital city in France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, sits at the junction of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Its center reflects 2,000 years of history from the Roman Amphithéâtre des Trois Gaules, medieval and Renaissance architecture in Vieux (Old) Lyon, to the modern Confluence district on Presqu’île peninsula. Traboules, covered passageways between buildings, connect Vieux Lyon and La Croix-Rousse hill.

Date 16/04/2023
Location Porto
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Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Date 17/04/2023
Location Peso da Régua
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Peso da Régua commonly known as Régua, is a municipality in northern Portugal, in the district of Vila Real.

Date 18/04/2023
Location At Sea
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Pocinho is a village in northern Portugal, located in the Vila Nova de Foz Côa Municipality. The Pocinho Dam and the River Douro are nearby. Pocinho railway station is the eastern terminus of the Douro railway line; the community developed with the arrival of the railway in 1887.

Date 18/04/2023
Location Peso da Régua
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Peso da Régua commonly known as Régua, is a municipality in northern Portugal, in the district of Vila Real.

Date 19/04/2023
Location Vega de Terron (Salamanca)
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Vega de Terron is a Douro River cruise port in Spain and the gateway to Salamanca (Spain). Town’s most distinctive feature is the fountain Chafariz dos Pretos (located close to market square).

Date 19/04/2023
Location Salamanca
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Salamanca, in northwestern Spain, is the capital of Salamanca province, part of the Castile and León region. With a history dating back to the Celtic era, it’s known for its ornate sandstone architecture and for the Universidad de Salamanca. Founded in the 1100s and a key intellectual center in the 15th-16th centuries, the university continues to add to the city’s vibrancy with its international student population.

Date 20/04/2023
Location Pinhao
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Pinhão holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.Spectacularly located at the confluence of the Douro and Pinhão rivers, just 22 km (14 miles) upstream from Peso da Régua, the pretty town of Pinhão lies at the very heart of northern Portugal’s famous Port wine-making region.

Date 20/04/2023
Location Vega de Terron (Salamanca)
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Vega de Terron is a Douro River cruise port in Spain and the gateway to Salamanca (Spain). Town’s most distinctive feature is the fountain Chafariz dos Pretos (located close to market square).

Date 21/04/2023
Location Pinhao
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Pinhão holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.Spectacularly located at the confluence of the Douro and Pinhão rivers, just 22 km (14 miles) upstream from Peso da Régua, the pretty town of Pinhão lies at the very heart of northern Portugal’s famous Port wine-making region.

Date 21/04/2023
Location Porto
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Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Date 22/04/2023
Location Porto
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Out

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Date 14/04/2023
Location Beaune
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Beaune is a walled town at the center of the Burgundy winemaking region in France. Surrounded by the Côte d’Or vineyards, the cobbled town is renowned for an annual wine auction held at the Hôtel-Dieu (Hospices de Beaune). Recognized by its colorful, geometric-patterned tile roof, this 15th-century former hospital is now the Hôtel-Dieu Museum, showcasing works like “The Last Judgement” altarpiece by Van der Weyden.

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