In Lyon, the food capital of France
, you will be warmly welcomed by the Scenic crew on the 5-star Scenic Sapphire.
Over the coming days, be immersed in the culinary
wonders of the south of France. Personalise your days with a range of included Scenic Freechoice
activities. In Tournus, choose from meeting a truffle farmer and their specially trained dog and enjoy a tasting of their produce, or visit an organic goat cheese farm and learn about open air farming with tasting. Alternatively, learn about the craftsmanship of barrel making with a local cooper. From Mâcon, visit the famous wine-growing region of Beaujolais and meet a local vintner to sample some of his best vintages, or visit the restaurant of the acclaimed chef, Georges Blanc for a cooking demonstration. Alternatively, Shop with a Chef on a guided visit to a local food market, before enjoying an on board cooking class at Scenic Culinaire (maximum group size applies).
Enjoy special events with your host, Gabriel Gaté including a cocktail party in the Panorama Lounge & Bar and later in the river cruise, a cooking demonstration. Gabriel will also accompany selected Scenic Freechoice activities (maximum group sizes will apply).
As Scenic Sapphire sails south towards Tain L’Hermitage join Gabriel in the Panorama Lounge where he will host a fascinating talk on French cuisine. In the evening, once the doors have closed to the public, you’re invited to an exclusive interactive workshop at the Valrhona Cité du Chocolate Museum, while later in the cruise in Avignon, enjoy an unforgettable experience at the prestigious Palais des Papes, where the Grand Tinel Room will be the setting for an exclusive classical concert. Both are Scenic Enrich
events – exclusive to Scenic.
The first 20 bookings receive a free signed Gabriel Gaté cookbook.