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2018 2019
FROM $ 1,257 per person

The Camargue and the Wild Rhone River

4 Days - ROD_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

Lyon - MARTIGUES(1) - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - LYON

This cruise on the Rhone will not fail to surprise you! Discover the Gorges de l'Ardèche, an unparalleled natural beauty site, and the Vercors massif, a natural citadel of limestone with amazing panoramas. Visit Vienna whose architectural mix, between tradition and modernity, will not disappoint you.

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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

  • Cruise from the Rhône delta to Lyon
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • The Ardèche Gorges, the most beautiful canyon in Europe
    • The Vercors Plateau and its "hanging houses"
    • Vienne, ancient Roman city
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace with its private apartments

Cruise

Day 1

Lyon - MARTIGUES(1)

We'll meet up at the Brasserie Georges in Lyon at 12:30 p.m. for our coach transfer to Martigues. Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Martigues at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Our ship will start sailing towards Avignon.

Day 2

AVIGNON - VIVIERS, the Ardèche Gorges

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.
In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of the Ardèche Gorges.
We'll then return on board and cruise towards Viviers.

Day 3

VIVIERS - TAIN-L'HERMITAGE, the Vercors Plateau

This morning will be spent cruising. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Discover the Vercors and taste the famous Clairette de Die*. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

Day 4

TAIN-L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - LYON

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Vienne, a city rich with Roman vestiges.
DISCOVERY: Explore Vienne on a Segway for an original tour of this charming "Gallo-Roman¿ city.
We'll disembark at 2:00 p.m. in Lyon. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

Departure city
START IN 2018
Departure 07/20/2018
Arrival 07/23/2018
FROM $ 1,443 per person
Ship : MS Van Gogh Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 08/11/2018
Arrival 08/14/2018
FROM $ 1,257 per person
Ship : MS Van Gogh Anchors : 5
Departure 10/19/2018
Arrival 10/22/2018
FROM $ 1,413 per person
Ship : MS Van Gogh Anchors : 5
Sold out
Departure 10/27/2018
Arrival 10/30/2018
FROM $ 1,328 per person
Ship : MS Mistral Anchors : 4

* 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

Transfer by coach from Lyon to Martigues on D1 - 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 - personal expenses.

 

Shore Excursions

4 Shore excursions
Included in tour package   Avignon and the Papal Palace Gorges of Ardeche The Vercors Vienna
Classic

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

Gorges de l'Ardèche

Set off on a panoramic tour by coach to the Ardeche Gorges, an area which abounds with wonderful dramatic and unspoilt natural scenery. Your breath will be taken away by the views of the mountain relief, with steep valleys, dense vegetation, the ever...

Duration 4h00

Excursion into the Vercors

Departure by coach from La Voulte towards Die. Carved out in limestone, the Vercors Regional Nature Park extends over 186,000 hectares between the Isère Valley to the North and the Diois to the South. Water has shaped deep gorges in the cliffs...

Duration 4h00

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
5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package   Hike along the pont du Gard and visit to the museum Gorges de l'Ardeche The Vercors Vienne on a segway
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. 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

Gorges de l'Ardèche

Set off on a panoramic tour by coach to the Ardeche Gorges, an area which abounds with wonderful dramatic and unspoilt natural scenery. Your breath will be taken away by the views of the mountain relief, with steep valleys, dense vegetation, the ever...

Duration 4h00

Excursion into the Vercors

Departure by coach from La Voulte towards Die. Carved out in limestone, the Vercors Regional Nature Park extends over 186,000 hectares between the Isère Valley to the North and the Diois to the South. Water has shaped deep gorges in the cliffs...

Duration 4h00

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

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

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Van Gogh

2 Decks

MS Mistral

2 Decks

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Depending on mooring availability, boarding may take place in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône.

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

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