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2018 2019
FROM $ 1,180 per person

The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue

5 Days - LYL_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

LYON - ARLES(1) - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - LYON

Join us for a wonderful cruise on the Rhone river! You'll be amazed by the beautiful landscapes of the South of France as we sail through the wild Camargue all the way to Avignon, "Papal city" with a rich past and exceptional jewels of architecture. 

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

  • 5 days to discover the magic of the Provence and the Camargue
  • This cruise exists with a hiking-adapted program, ref LON_AIPP
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Safari in jeeps through the wild Camargue
    • Arles and its vestiges of the Roman Empire
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace with its private apartments
    • The Ardèche Gorges, the most beautiful canyon in Europe
    • The Vercors Plateau and its "hanging houses"

Cruise

Day 1

LYON

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 4:00 p.m. We'll start sailing towards the South of France. 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

ARLES(1), The Camargue

This morning will be spent cruising. 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.
After dinner, join us for an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Arles.

Day 3

AVIGNON - VIVIERS, The Ardèche Gorges

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

Day 4

VIVIERS - TAIN L'HERMITAGE, The Vercors

This morning will be spent cruising. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Discover the Vercors and taste the famous Clairette de Die*. We'll return on board in Tain-l'Hermitage. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner. We'll cruise towards Lyon.

Day 5

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 09/21/2018
Arrival 09/25/2018
FROM $ 2,338 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 10/14/2018
Arrival 10/18/2018
FROM $ 1,730 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/27/2018
Arrival 10/31/2018
FROM $ 1,180 per person
$ 1,573
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM

* 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

5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package "Safari" in the Camargue Arles Hike along the pont du Gard and visit to the museum Gorges of Ardeche Vercors
pp $ 368.00 Before departure $ 429.00 On board
Discovery

''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

Guided walking tour of Arles

Departure on foot for the guided tour of Arles. Arles with its two thousand years of history has preserved an exceptional monumental heritage, making the city a veritable open-air museum. Welcome to one of the most important tourist and cultural site...

Duration 2h00

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
5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package The Camargue Arles Avignon and the Papal Palace Gorges of Ardeche Vercors
pp $ 286.00 Before departure $ 335.00 On board
Classic

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

Guided walking tour of Arles

Departure on foot for the guided tour of Arles. Arles with its two thousand years of history has preserved an exceptional monumental heritage, making the city a veritable open-air museum. Welcome to one of the most important tourist and cultural site...

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

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

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Camargue

PREMIUM - 2 Decks

MS Van Gogh

PREMIUM - 2 Decks

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 Arles could be replaced by a stopover in Avignon.

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

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