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PHOTOGRAPHY To find out more visit saga.co.uk/rhonephoto Lavender and Landscapes on the Rhone Enjoy a wealth of photo opportunities on this new photography holiday as you cruise the Rhône through the Burgundy region, visiting Lyon, medieval Avignon and the stunning lavender fields of Ardeche 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £1899^ Including optional travel insurance or from £1879^ without insurance§ aboard A-ROSA STELLA ­ call for details · VIP door-to-door travel service · 22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners · Free bar open 12 hours a day · Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK · Return Eurostar travel and transfers Free bar includes beer, wine, sparkling wine, cocktails, spirits and soft drinks. · Saga Cruise Host · Expert Photography Host · Two photography talks from your host · Saga cocktail party and photo showcase on your last evening · Complimentary Wi-Fi on board Excursions · Tour of Lyon city · Visit to the Carmargue · Visit the Lavender Fields · Evening photography walk in Avignon · Visit to the Photography Museum in Chalon-sur-Saone SAVE up to £150^ per person on all cabin grades when you book by Feb 29, 2020 Prices from: Deck 1 Deck 2, Juliette Balcony Deck 3, Juliette Balcony Cabins for sole occ; Cruise code Jun 27, 2020 2049 1899 2599 2449 2699 2549 2749 2599 APH05 Lavender and Landscapes on the Rhone. 7 nights. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing. Prices shown are a guide only, include savings as advertised and may be available for a limited number of bookings. Prices may be based on aft or forward cabins and supplements may apply for midship. Other sole occupancy cabins available, please call for details. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction applies of £20 if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 99 for details. For the latest prices and offers visit saga.co.uk/holidays. TRAVEL OPTIONS: Prices based on travel by Eurostar from St Pancras direct to Lyon, returning via Lille. To take advantage of our Eurostar upgrade deals (subject to availability and extra charges may apply), please call for details. Atmospheric Lyon Day 1: UK to Lyon. Travel by Eurostar to Lyon and transfer to your ship, A-ROSA STELLA. Look forward to meeting your photography host, Jason Dodds, and fellow passengers. This evening cruise past the charming old town of Lyon. After dinner, cruise overnight to Mâcon. Day 2: Chalon-sur-Saône. Visit the photography museum of Musée Nicéphore Niépce in historic Chalon-sur-Saône, tracing the history of photography from its earliest days. This afternoon sail for Lyon, enjoying a photography talk from your host. Day 3: Mâcon. After a welcome meeting and introduction from your expert host, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure in Macon. Explore independently or perhaps join an optional excursion to the Cloister of Cluny. Cruise in the early hours of the morning to Chalon-sur-Saone. Day 4: Lyon. Explore this ancient city on included guided tour taking in the Roman theatre of Fourviere, the Basilica of Notre-Dame and the old town area, and visit an old silk-printing shop. Set sail this afternoon. Day 5: Avignon. Look forward to a second photography talk from your host first thing this morning, with the rest of the day at leisure. Day 6: Avignon to Arles. Enjoy this morning at leisure. Your ship departs at lunchtime and sails to Arles. Here join your host for an included excursion to the Camargue and Saintes-Maries de-la-Mer, home to the famous white horses and some 5,000 flamingos. Afterwards, visit the historic capital of the Carmargue, Saintes Marie de la Mer, before returning to your ship. Set sail later tonight. Day 7: Viviers-La Voulte-sur-Rhone. Sail to Viviers and join your expert host for a visit to the Ardeche Gorges and Lavender Fields. Travel through scenic countryside, visit a local lavender producer and have your camera ready to capture images of these beautiful fields. Afterwards, your ship continues to La Voulte-sur-Rhone. This evening enjoy a cocktail party with your host and fellow photographers, plus the chance to showcase some of your best photographs from your holiday. Day 8:Lyon to UK (via Lille). After breakfast, disembark A-ROSA STELLA and travel to the railway station for your return Eurostar journey to the UK, via Lille. Free bar includes beer, wine, sparkling wine, cocktails, spirits and soft drinks. Please note: This special photography tour is an active holiday involving quite a lot of walking. Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently. Please note: this specialist holiday is for a maximum of 25 passengers. Photography equipment To take part in this photography holiday you will need to bring: · a digital camera (DSLR preferable). · if you wish to take part in the evening/ night time photography walk, you are advised to also bring a tripod. · battery charger You may also wish to bring: · a wide-angle, and zoom, lens in addition to a standard kit lens. · a spare battery · spare memory card · a light 88 Please quote SPN20 To book see page 99 and call FREE on 0800 015 6880 or visit saga.co.uk/spin20