From the iconic monuments rising above the Seine to the labyrinthine lanes winding through its medieval quarters, Paris is a city of timeless treasures. Settle into a luxurious hotel in the heart of the city, and introduce yourself to some of the world’s most iconic landmarks.
Day 1: Paris, France
Check in to your hotel, then set off to explore the city at your leisure. Stroll on your own to the nearby Jardins des Tuileries and the grand boulevard of the Champs-Élysées, or take a seat at a sidewalk café and watch the city go by. Later, enjoy a welcome reception at your elegant Paris hotel.
Accommodations:Hotel Scribe Paris Opera by Sofitel
Day 2: Lyon
Ride the rails across the rolling green hills, vineyards, and villages of Burgundy to Lyon, where we’ll embark the Scenic Sapphire for our journey along the Rhône and Saône Rivers.