Autumn in Provence, Burgundy & Beaujolais | September 4 - 14, 2024

Experience a nine-day French sojourn during fall harvest season. Have an adventure with alumni and friends from September 4 to 14, 2024 as you travel through Provence and the wine regions of Burgundy and Beaujolais. Cruise for seven nights round trip from Marseille to historical Lyon along the fabled Rhône and Saône rivers aboard the Amadeus Provence.

During this intimate river cruise, dock in the heart of each port town and visit six UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the wonderfully preserved Roman Amphitheater in Arles; the medieval papal palace of Avignon; and the Pont du Gard aqueduct, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture.

Visit the Burgundy region for an exclusive tour and wine tasting at Château de Rully, a medieval fortress owned bythat has belonged to the family of your guide, Count de Ternay, since the 12th century. Enjoy an excursion to the Beaujolais vineyards for a private tour and travel along France's oldest wine route and savor a wine tasting at Clos Vougeot.

Along the way, discover captivating Lyon, France’s gastronomic gateway; tour the legendary 15th‑century Hôtel‑Dieu; explore charming Vienne, where a wealth of antiquities attests to past glories; and find your muse in Van Gogh's Arles.

This perennial favorite is the quintessential Provençal experience. Featuring a comprehensive itinerary through southeastern France in autumn and shared with cosponsoring associations, space is sure to fill quickly. Please contact the CAA Travel Study Program office at (866) 325-8664 or at [email protected] for more details or request a reservation today!