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Shari’s Travel Blog is a blog from Experts at Land and Sea by Shari Marsh ( Raleigh, N.C., USA).

Arles, Ancient Roman City in France

Arles It is amazing how the cities along the Rhône and Saône can all be in the same country – sometimes the same region – and can be so different. Cruise along the rivers from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saône, and you will never be at a loss for something to see. Arles is a [...]

Arles, Ancient Roman City in France2019-01-07T15:40:00+00:00

Lyon, The City of Lights

Lyon, France Perhaps no city will be more memorable than Lyon as one of your ports of call on any south of France river cruise that sails the Saône or Rhône rivers. From river bank to the rising hillsides beyond, the pastel colors and architecture of its buildings portray a place of history, beauty, culture [...]

Lyon, The City of Lights2019-01-07T15:38:47+00:00

The Hundred Years War, A Hospice, and Wine

Beaune, France One of the first things you will notice about the town of Beaune in the Cote d’Or region of France is the colorful tiled roofs of the Hospices de Beaune or as they are sometimes called, the Hotel-Dieu de Beaune. If you are a visitor to this ancient walled city for even a [...]

The Hundred Years War, A Hospice, and Wine2016-12-30T19:14:55+00:00

Festivals, Facades, & Photograpy

Chalon, France The south of France …how often have we heard or seen that phrase in books and cinema, often in conjunction with a holiday for the well-heeled? Nowadays you can visit this area of France, as many thousands do each year, by river cruise. Over the next few blogs we are going to explore [...]

Festivals, Facades, & Photograpy2016-12-30T19:14:56+00:00

9 Differences of a River Cruise to an Ocean Cruise

Are you an avid ocean cruiser but have yet to try out a European river cruise? It is probably not too much of an exaggeration to say that river cruising is about as different from ocean cruising as an all inclusive resort is different to an ocean cruise ship. These are all "packaged" vacations but [...]

9 Differences of a River Cruise to an Ocean Cruise2016-12-30T19:14:56+00:00
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