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Classic
2023
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From Burgundy to the Camarge along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers

8 Days - LSR_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

LYON - MÂCON - VIENNE - AVIGNON - ARLES - The Camargue - ARLES - VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

History and authenticity will be on the program throughout your cruise on the Rhone. You will discover cities with rich historical and cultural pasts such as Lyon with its famous 'traboules' - secret passages. Visit the Cluny Abbey, which has had an exceptional political, artistic and religious influence on Europe, then admire the castle of Tournon which stands upright on its majestic rock in the heart of the town and houses a museum labeled "Museum of France" since 1927.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Extensive discovery of the region and its terroir
  • This cruise exists with a biking-adapted program, ref LSR_BIK
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Tastings of local specialties in Mâcon and Tournon
    • Lyon and its peculiar "traboules"
    • The highly spiritual Cluny Abbey
    • Visit to a local olive oil producer's in Arles
    • Discovery in jeeps through the wild Camargue
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace with its private apartments

Route

Day 1

LYON

Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Lyon at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

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Day 2

LYON - MACON

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Lyon where you'll discover its famous "traboules", types of passageways that are typical of the city.
DISCOVERY: Food tour of Lyon.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Mâcon. Enjoy dinner and an evening of dancing.

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Day 3

MACON - VIENNE

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Abbey ruins in Cluny.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Vienne. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. We'll reach Vienne later this evening.

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Day 4

VIENNE

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Vienne.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment.

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Day 5

AVIGNON - ARLES - The Camargue

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit of Arles and a local olive oil producer's.
In the afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover the Camargue. We'll visit a "manade" (bull breeding farm) and learn about how a manadier works with the animals.
DISCOVERY: Discovery in jeeps through the Camargue for an original immersion in the wilderness.
We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of traditional Provençal entertainment.

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Day 6

ARLES - VIVIERS

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Viviers.

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Day 7

VIVIERS - TOURNON

This morning will be spent cruising to Tournon.
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Tournon. We'll visit the imposing Castle-Museum of Tournon-sur-Rhône followed by a tasting of local wines* and regional delicacies.
We'll then return on board. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will cruise towards Lyon during the night.

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Day 8

LYON

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

START IN 2023
Departure 04/19/2023
Arrival 04/26/2023
FROM $ 1,395 PP
$ 2,790
Special Offer
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 05/12/2023
Arrival 05/19/2023
FROM $ 3,147 PP
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 06/12/2023
Arrival 06/19/2023
FROM $ 3,147 PP
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 06/25/2023
Arrival 07/02/2023
FROM $ 1,919 PP
$ 2,741
Special Offer
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 07/19/2023
Arrival 07/26/2023
FROM $ 2,956 PP
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/20/2023
Arrival 07/27/2023
FROM $ 2,956 PP
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/24/2023
Arrival 07/31/2023
FROM $ 2,577 PP
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 08/15/2023
Arrival 08/22/2023
FROM $ 2,577 PP
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 08/23/2023
Arrival 08/30/2023
FROM $ 2,956 PP
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 09/11/2023
Arrival 09/18/2023
FROM $ 2,741 PP
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 09/22/2023
Arrival 09/29/2023
FROM $ 3,147 PP
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/11/2023
Arrival 10/18/2023
FROM $ 3,147 PP
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - excursions included in the package selected - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Cluny Abbey

You will leave by coach with your guide to the Cluny Abbey. Founded in 910 by William the Pious, the abbey was under the direct protection of Rome and its abbot was granted the role of mediator between the political leaders and the pope. This ancient...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Arles and visit of an olive oil production site

Depart by foot for the guided tour of Arles. For two thousand years Arles has maintained an outstanding architectural heritage making it a genuine open-air museum. Welcome to this tourist and cultural mecca. During this tour you will see the Roman Am...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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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 testimony to the city's past when it was known as the capital of Christianity back in the Middle...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Touring the Camargue and visiting a manade

Enjoy a panoramic guided tour of the Camargue. Sit back and admire the rivers, marshes, ponds, pink flamingoes, black bulls and the famous, indigenous Camargue horses. Discover the salt and rice fields that make the area so well known. We'll visi...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Lyon

This winkling city will reveal itself to you during a guided visit by coach and on foot. Our excursion will start with a stop at the Fourvière Basilica. You'll first take in the breathtaking views from the heights of the Basilica before en...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Tournon

Welcome to Tournon! Located in the heart of the Rhone Valley, at the gates of Provence, this city will enchant you with its heady perfumes. We'll begin our visit on foot passing all the main tourist attractions of the town, including the historic...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Vienne

Meet up with the guides for a walking tour of Vienne, during which you will discover this Roman city rich in vestiges. The history of Vienne goes back more than 2000 years. The city is indivisible from the Rhône river and the surrounding hills....

Duration 2h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Viviers

You will leave the boat on foot for a guided tour of Viviers. The third largest protected sector in the Rhône Alpes regions, residence of bishops since the 5th century, Viviers, a small town with a population of 3,500 is like an open-air museum...

Duration 2h00 Classic
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Cluny Abbey

You will leave by coach with your guide to the Cluny Abbey. Founded in 910 by William the Pious, the abbey was under the direct protection of Rome and its abbot was granted the role of mediator between the political leaders and the pope. This ancient...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Arles and visit of an olive oil production site

Depart by foot for the guided tour of Arles. For two thousand years Arles has maintained an outstanding architectural heritage making it a genuine open-air museum. Welcome to this tourist and cultural mecca. During this tour you will see the Roman Am...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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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 testimony to the city's past when it was known as the capital of Christianity back in the Middle...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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''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, a nationally designa...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
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Food tour of Lyon

Join us for a guided tour on foot within the heart of Lyon, known as the Presqu’île. What makes this tour unique are the stops at several eateries to have a bite of the local cuisine. The sweet pink praline and savory cold cuts are the st...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Tournon

Welcome to Tournon! Located in the heart of the Rhone Valley, at the gates of Provence, this city will enchant you with its heady perfumes. We'll begin our visit on foot passing all the main tourist attractions of the town, including the historic...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Vienne

Meet up with the guides for a walking tour of Vienne, during which you will discover this Roman city rich in vestiges. The history of Vienne goes back more than 2000 years. The city is indivisible from the Rhône river and the surrounding hills....

Duration 2h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Viviers

You will leave the boat on foot for a guided tour of Viviers. The third largest protected sector in the Rhône Alpes regions, residence of bishops since the 5th century, Viviers, a small town with a population of 3,500 is like an open-air museum...

Duration 2h00 Classic
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Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.


For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation. 

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