Chalon to Viviers, July 2011

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31 pics. Chalon-sur-Saône, best known as the birthplace of photography. A photographic museum commemorating Nicéphore Niépce and his 1816 photographic apparatus, the first in the world. A day-trip to Beaune and the Hospice de Beaune or Hôtel-Dieu de Beaune, a former charitable almshouse in Beaune. It was founded in 1443 as a hospital for the poor and needy.

Back aboard the River Royale sailing the Saône river to Lyon, and then the Rhone river to Tournon and an evening in Viviers in the South of France.

Part of the Uniworld “Grand France” tour.

(A) Paris, (B) Beaune, (C) Chalon-sur-Saône, (D) Viviers

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