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2018 2019
FROM $ 1,626 per person

The Valleys of the Rhône and Saône: Gastronomy and vineyards.

5 Days - LLY_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

LYON - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - LYON - COLLONGES AU MONT D'OR - MÂCON - BELLEVILLE - LYON

Gastronomy and viticulture enthusiasts, this cruise between Rhône and Saône will seduce you. From the Rhone Valley to the Beaujolais vineyards, through the vineyards of Côte Rôtie and the terroir of Condrieu, go for a discovery tour with tastings that will tantalize your palate.

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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

  • Dinner at the Abbey of Collonges, Paul Bocuse's temple of gastronomic excellence
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Discover the fine Côtes Rôtie and Saint-Joseph vineyards
    • Wine-tasting* in a cellar of Tain L'Hermitage
    • Vienne, ancient Roman city
    • Lyon and its peculiar "traboules"
    • Wine-tasting* in the Beaujolais vineyards

Cruise

Day 1

LYON

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

Day 2

LYON - TAIN L'HERMITAGE

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning, heading along the Rhône valley, passing the vineyards of Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, Château Grillet and Saint-Joseph. We'll reach Tain-l'Hermitage where a chapel seems to be guarding the valley from the top of the hills. Join us for an excursion to a cellar for a wine-tasting session*. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

Day 3

TAIN L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - LYON - COLLONGES AU MONT D'OR

We'll cruise towards Vienne, reaching it early in the morning. When we arrive, join us for a guided tour on foot of this rich and diverse city. We'll then continue cruising to Lyon and arrive early in the afternoon. Enjoy some free time on your own or take part in our guided tour of the old town and discover the "traboules”, types of passageways that are typical of the city. Afterwards, we'll return on board and stop before the "Paul Bocuse restaurant" at Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or. You'll be transfered by coach to the Abbey of Collonges for a gastronomic dinner. We'll return on board around midnight.

Day 4

COLLONGES AU MONT D'OR - MCON - BELLEVILLE - LYON

Enjoy time at leisure in Mâcon this morning. We'll start sailing towards Belleville. Join us for an excursion through the Beaujolais vineyards and indulge in a wine-tasting session* at the "Hameau du Vin", a unique state-of-the-art wine museum in Europe. We'll cruise towards Lyon. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. Later this evening, we'll get to admire the beautifully illuminated buildings that line the banks of the river Saône.

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 10/18/2018
Arrival 10/22/2018
FROM $ 1,626 per person
Ship : MS Camargue Anchors : 5
Departure 11/03/2018
Arrival 11/07/2018
FROM $ 1,626 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 mentioned in the program - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - dinner (with drinks) at Paul Bocuse's Abbey - 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

4 Shore excursions
Included in tour package   Tain l'Hermitage (tasting) Vienne Lyon Beaujolais vineyard (with tasting)
Classic

Tain l'Hermitage, Wine tasting

Departure on foot for the visit of a wine cellar in Tain L'Hermitage. We'll discover the vats, barrels and storehouse and learn all there is to know about wine-making. Afterwards, we'll taste* a white wine (Côte du Rhône Samor...

Duration 1h30

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 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

Excursion to the Beaujolais vineyards and visit of the Hameau du Vin

Departure by coach in the company of our guide from Montmerle-sur-Saöne or Belleville to discover the Beaujolais vineyards extending on 22,500 hectares. We will pass through charming little wine-growing villages before reaching Romanèche-...

Duration 4h00

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Camargue

2 Decks

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

(1) Dinner will be served in the Abbey or in Paul Bocuse's restaurant according to the final number of passengers on board.

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

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