About this Cruise
Join AmaWaterways in Paris, where many Black artists, writers and entertainers made their mark. Then, board the award-winning AmaKristina in Lyon as we sail through the South of France along the Rhône River to Arles. Explore the cultural history of Marseille, delight in live performances on board and on shore and enjoy a variety of experiences exclusive to this special itinerary, such as guided tours showcasing jazz, food and wine, all while shining a light on Black heritage.
Exclusive Excursion Highlight: Black History of Paris Tour
Discover centuries worth of Black history as you venture to several sites in and around Paris during this exclusive full-day tour. You will see the iconic Arc de Triomphe and the Monument to the Abolition of Slavery as your guide shares the history of the Code noir, a decree passed by King Louis XIV in 1685 defining the conditions of slavery. From there, you will drive past Montmartre, learning about the cabarets and famous jazz musicians who made their mark here before walking through the African district, renowned for its African food and street vendors, and visiting Little Africa, a gallery space and cultural initiative in La Goutte d’or district. Your full-day tour also includes a panoramic tour of the left bank of Paris, the Latin Quarter and Pantheon Square, where renowned US-born Black entertainer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker was inducted in November 2021.
Monday, Jun 17, 2024
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