TabsDescriptionLYON - AVIGNON - ARLES - MARTIGUES(1) - Lyon DAY 1 LYON Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Lyon at 3:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner followed by an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night. DAY 2 AVIGNON - ARLES The morning will be spent cruising. Optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Visit the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. DISCOVERY: Hike along the Pont du Gard and visit to the museum. You'll leave by coach for the Pont du Gard, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture. We'll hike along the aqueduct trail, a 2-mile walk through the site with numerous viewing points. At the end of our trek, we'll visit the museum. Tonight is our gala evening. We'll remain in port overnight. DAY 3 ARLES - PORT SAINT LOUIS - MARTIGUES(2) - Lyon Optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Join us for an excursion to the Camargue—an immense exceptional plain where the sea, wetlands and pools are inhabited by an extraordinary variety of water fowl. DISCOVERY: Safari in the Camargue. Far from the tourist traps, discover the Petite and Grande Camargue from the back of a jeep with local guides who will share their enthusiasm for this legendary area. You'll cross the Parc Naturel Régional de Camargue. We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising, disembarking at 4:00 p.m. Transfer by coach to Lyon. Arriving between 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. (1) Optional excursion. (2) Depending on mooring availability, the stopover in Martigues could be replaced by a stopover in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink in moderation. Dates and PricingReductions: Child discount (2-9 years of age): - 20% 3rd person discount in triple cabin: - 30% Including: your transfer by coach from Martigues to Lyon - your cruise with all meals from dinner the first day to lunch on the final day - drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served by CroisiEurope during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard entertainment - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - the gala dinner and evening - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees. Excluding: drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - the optional excursions (book and pay on board or at the travel agent) - personal expenses. Formalities: For US Citizens, a valid Passport is required for your travel. Non US Citizens but Resident in the US, please contact the local Embassies or Consulates for proper paperwork required before travelling. Excursions and transfers Avignon and the Pope's Palace You will set out on foot for the guided tour of the old town of Avignon. With the Pope’s Palace, classed as a world heritage site by UNESCO and a... Touring the Camargue and visiting a manade Enjoy a panoramic guided tour of the Camargue. Sit back and admire the rivers, marshes, ponds, pink flamencos, black bulls and the famous,... Ships MS Mistral MS Mistral sails on the Rhone and the Saone. MS Van Gogh MS Van Gogh sails on the Rhone and the Saone. Transport Your transfer by coach from Martigues to Lyon (day 3) is included. For more information about flights and transfers, please contact our call center by clicking on “Request a quote” and filling out the form, or by calling 1-800-768-7232. More info We offer an optional package to discover the Luberon region, its art and traditions (see ref. LUB).