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Classic
Biking
2018 2019
FROM $ 2,720 per person

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

8 Days - LSR_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

LYON - MÂCON - VIENNE - ARLES - AVIGNON - 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.

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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 in lounge and bar
  • 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
    • Safari in jeeps through the wild Camargue
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace with its private apartments

Cruise

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.

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: Bike ride through the main monuments and districts of Lyon followed by a tasting of local products in the heart of the old town.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Mâcon. Enjoy dinner and an evening of dancing.

Day 3

MACON - VIENNE

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit the Abbey ruins in Cluny.
DISCOVERY: Guided tour on foot of Mâcon, capital of the Beaujolais, followed by a tasting of local products.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Vienne. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. We'll reach Vienne later this evening.

Day 4

VIENNE - ARLES

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Vienne.
DISCOVERY: Explore Vienne on a Segway for an original tour of this charming "Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment.

Day 5

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" (horse breeding farm) and learn about how a manadier works with the animals.
DISCOVERY: Safari 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.

Day 6

ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace.
DISCOVERY: Hike along the Pont du Gard and visit to the museum.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Viviers.

Day 7

VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

This morning will be spent cruising. Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC:
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.
DISCOVERY: We'll leave on foot for the Cité du Chocolat in Tain l'Hermitage. Come and explore, smell and taste chocolate in all of its forms at the Valrhona discovery center.
We'll then return on board. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will cruise towards Lyon during the night.

Day 8

LYON

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

Dates & Prices

START IN 2018
Departure 07/30/2018
Arrival 08/06/2018
FROM $ 2,720 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Anchors : 5
Departure 08/15/2018
Arrival 08/22/2018
FROM $ 2,720 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Anchors : 5
Departure 09/07/2018
Arrival 09/14/2018
FROM $ 3,213 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 09/14/2018
Arrival 09/21/2018
FROM $ 2,891 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Anchors : 5
Departure 09/30/2018
Arrival 10/07/2018
FROM $ 4,200 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 10/07/2018
Arrival 10/14/2018
FROM $ 2,891 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

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

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

10 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Lyon by bike The delicacies of Macon Vienne on a segway Arles and tour of an olive oil production site "Safari" in the Camargue Hike along the pont du Gard and visit to the museum Viviers "La cit&eacu...
Discovery

Guided bike tour of Lyon

Discover all of Lyon's touristic highlights in only 2.5 hours and with little effort! Enjoy a leisurely bike ride around the lake in the Parc de la Tête d'Or and on the banks of the Rhône River. Our guide will let you in on the mo...

Duration 3h00

The delicacies of Macon

Your guide will lead you through the streets of Macon on foot to discover the rich heritage of this fascinating city. Among the many sites you'll see and learn about are the cathedral, the museum of fine arts (a former Ursuline convent) and the t...

Duration 2h30

Visiting Vienne on a segway

Explore Vienne on a Segway! After familiarizing yourself with your Segway, you'll set off on an original tour of this charming "Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history. The sites you'll see from your Segway include the Roman amphitheat...

Duration 2h00

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

''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

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. Built as a three-level aqueduct, it carried water across the Gardon River. We'll hike along the aqueduct trail, a 2-mile walk through the site with numero...

Duration 4h00

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 Vth century, Viviers, a small town with a population of 3,500 is like an open-air museum, wher...

Duration 2h00

La cité du chocolat in tain l'Hermitage

We'll leave on foot for the Cité du Chocolat in Tain l'Hermitage. Come and explore, smell and taste chocolate in all of its forms at the Valrhona discovery center. During the tour of our virtual factory, you'll be invited to take p...

Duration 2h00

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-Ages, A...

Duration 3h00

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
8 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Lyon The Cluny Abbey Vienne Arles and tour of an olive oil production site The Camargue Avignon and the Papal Palace Viviers Tournon  
Classic

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 entering it....

Duration 3h00

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

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. The A...

Duration 2h00

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

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

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-Ages, A...

Duration 3h00

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 Vth century, Viviers, a small town with a population of 3,500 is like an open-air museum, wher...

Duration 2h00

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

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Camargue

2 Decks

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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