DAY 1 LYON
Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Lyon at 4:00 p.m. Our ship will depart at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, join us for a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner followed by an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night.
DAY 2 ARLES(1), The Camargue
The morning will be spent cruising. Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: 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 will cross the Parc Naturel Régional de Camargue.
After dinner, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the city. Arles has conserved its exceptional heritage, which makes it a mecca for tourism and culture. We'll remain in port overnight.
DAY 3 AVIGNON - VIVIERS, The Ardèche gorges
Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: After breakfast, join us for an optional tour of the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
DISCOVERY: 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.
Join us for an optional afternoon excursion for both packages: Coach tour of the Gorges de l’Ardèche.
Afterwards, we'll return on board and leave for Viviers. We'll remain in port overnight.
DAY 4 VIVIERS - TAIN L’HERMITAGE, The Vercors
The morning will be spent cruising. Excursion for both packages: Excursion to Vercors Regional Natural Park. We'll leave by coach towards Die, where you will visit a wine cellar and taste the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board in Tain-l'Hermitage. Tonight is our gala evening. The ship will leave for Lyon.
DAY 5 LYON
Enjoy breakfast before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.