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2018 2019
FROM $ 925 per person

Escape to Provence

3 Days - LMA_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

LYON - AVIGNON - ARLES - MARTIGUES(1) - Lyon

Go on a mesmerizing cruise for a Provençal escapade. Along the Rhone, you will discover natural landscapes of unparalleled beauty. Visit the radiant city of Avignon which will enchant you with its historical richness and its 'joie de vivre'. Capital of the Vaucluse and Côtes du Rhône, an ancient Papal city full of art and museums, let yourself be charmed by this city, full of surprises. Discover the Pont du Gard, great human masterpiece and a wonder of antiquity. You will be dazzled by this magical wild site and also by the Camargue, a land of tradition and passion, devoted to the protection of nature.

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 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

  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
  • Short break to discover the must-see sites of the Rhône Valley
  • Avignon and the prestigious Papal Palace with its private apartments
  • The Pont du Gard, architectural masterpiece
  • Safari in jeeps through the wild Camargue

Cruise

Day 1

LYON

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night.

Day 2

AVIGNON - ARLES

This morning will be spent cruising. 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.
Tonight is our gala evening and dinner. We'll depart towards Arles.

Day 3

ARLES - PORT SAINT LOUIS - MARTIGUES(1)

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 and spend the afternoon cruising, disembarking at 4:00 p.m. Coach transfer back to Lyon. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

START IN 2018
Departure 09/20/2018
Arrival 09/22/2018
FROM $ 1,020 per person
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 10/05/2018
Arrival 10/07/2018
FROM $ 1,020 per person
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/29/2018
Arrival 10/31/2018
FROM $ 925 per person
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • FREE CRUISE FOR CHILDREN up to 16 years old
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%
  • Supplement for single cabin is OFFERED (limited availability)

Formalities

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

Included :
Not included

Transfer by coach from Martigues to Lyon on D3 - 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

2 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Hike along the pont du Gard and visit to the museum "Safari" in the Camargue
pp $ 202.00 Before departure $ 235.00 On board
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

''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
2 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Avignon and the Papal Palace The Camargue
pp $ 120.00 Before departure $ 140.00 On board
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

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

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Van Gogh

PREMIUM - 2 Decks
Additional information

We offer an optional package to discover the Luberon region, its art and traditions (see ref. LUB). 

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

(1) Depending on mooring availability, the stopover in Martigues could be replaced by a stopover in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône.

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

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