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Book now! Join The Australian Women’s Weekly on a culinary river cruise in the South of France

Cheese tastings and butler service, included — oui oui!

By BTYB Scenic

Whip out your berets and baguettes — The Australian Women's Weekly is heading to the picturesque South of France with Scenic and you're invited.

A once-in-a-lifetime experience, the 13-day river cruise will take you from Chalon-sur-Saône to Tarascon savouring the very best culinary delights, from the acclaimed Beaujolais wine region to the gastronomic heart of the country, Lyon.

The Australian Women's Weekly Food Director Fran Abdallaoui and Food Editor-at-large Michele Cranston will also be on board, bringing with them a host of unique culinary experiences to share.

Sample all the local delicacies at fresh produce markets.
Sample all the local delicacies at fresh produce markets.

"Cruising is such a safe and relaxing way to travel," says Abdallaoui. "It really is a holiday in every sense. As we make our way down the picturesque rivers of southern France, I can't wait to explore its famous markets, sample delicious regional specialties and discover new recipes to try."

On board, you'll be treated to world-class meals prepared by local renowned chefs, complimentary beverages, access to e-bikes, Scenic Tailormade devices for self-guided touring and on board commentary, as well as butler service.

Enjoy an unforgettable gala dinner and classical concert at the prestigious Popes Palace of Avignon.
Enjoy an unforgettable gala dinner and classical concert at the prestigious Popes Palace of Avignon.

Journey highlights will include local wine and cheese tastings, cooking classes, a visit to the Valrhona Chocolate Factory and two exclusive Scenic Enrich events: A gala dinner at the prestigious Popes Palace of Avignon and can-can spectacular under the big-top in Lyon at the Scenic Rouge!

Better yet, with more than 26 Scenic Freechoice onshore activities, you have the freedom to plan your own style of holiday and have as much downtime (or food-time) as you like.

Chalon-sur-Saône > Marseille
Chalon-sur-Saône > Marseille

Whether you're a French-food enthusiast or simply looking for one incredible adventure, you won't want to miss out on this opportunity. Book your spot now for the July 2019 tour.

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