Christmas in Provence and the Rhône Valley




DAY 1: LYON - December 21, 2017

Boarding will begin at 6 p.m. We’ll begin to cruise towards Arles as you settle comfortably into your cabins. We’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail, and enjoy dinner and an evening of activities on board. Our ship will cruise through the night.

DAY 2: LYON - VIVIERS - December 22, 2017

We’ll spend the morning cruising to Viviers. Once we arrive, set out on a tour on foot of this charming city and its cathedral decorated with Gobelins tapestries. We’ll then head to Montélimar, where we’ll visit a nougat confectioner (and have a tasting, of course). We’ll remain in port overnight.

DAY 3: ARLES - AVIGNON - December 23, 2017

Upon arrival in Avignon, join us for a tour of the city and the Papal Palace. You’ll feel as if you’ve traveled through time as you explore each charming street and historical square. Enjoy some free time before taking in the grand nativity scene at the town hall. After our visit, we’ll return to our ship and cruise towards Lyon. Tonight is our festive gala evening. Our ship will cruise through the night.

DAY 4: LYON - December 24, 2017

We’ll spend the morning cruising to Lyon. In the afternoon, join us for a tour of France’s third largest city which has been luring people ever since the Romans named it in 43 BC. This evening, revel in our festive Christmas Eve dinner, followed by a great evening of dancing.
Christmas services will be celebrated in one of the city’s churches according to availability (possibility of transportation: €15/person; reservation and payment on board(1)).
We’ll remain in port overnight.

DAY 5: LYON - December 25, 2017

Enjoy breakfast on board, before disembarking between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. End of our services.


Enjoy an additional night on board for an extra fee.
Extra night includes dinner, overnight accommodations and breakfast.

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. For optimal organization of this cruise, the order of the visits might be reversed. (1) Organized transport will only be offered if the ship is not moored near the church; subject to a minimum of 30 participants. Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation. Subject to CroisiEurope’s General and Specific Terms of Sale — License IM067100025

Port-to-port cruise without transfers