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The Rhone and Saone Rivers wind through some of the world's most famous wine regions, olive groves, rolling fields of fragrant purple lavender and charming historic towns. Enjoy fine French Provencal cusine and wines of the Cote du Rhone as you roll along the river. Starting in the Alps at Rhone Glacier in Valais, Switzerland, flowing through Lake Geneva, and then into France, the mighty Rhone joins the Saone River at Leon emptying into the Mediterranean at the marshlands of Camargue. Enjoy the sites and scents of Leon, France's second largest city, Avignon, the "City of Popes", and Arles and its Roman Ampitheatre. Choose from luxurious cruise ship options like the MS Van Gogh, the MS Amacello, the MS Camargue and the MS Mistral. Contact one of our Rhone River cruise specialists for a free quote on your perfect cruise.

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Trip NameFromDaysLevelSummary
Colors of Provence - Cruise Only$28998RelaxedEmbark the MS Amacello in Lyon, France for your week-long cruise through France's legendary wine regions like Cotes du Rhone, Burgundy and Beaujolais. Enjoy wine tastings, ancient Roman ruins, and medieval villages on this European vacation. Vienne, Tournon, Viviers, Avignon, and Les Baux are all stops before arriving to Arles, France.
From the Saône to the Rhône$22998RelaxedBe a part of this unique 8-day cruise aboard the MS Camargue and sail along the scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers. Discover the magnificent, colorful fields and landscapes of Provence. Spend your days enjoying authentic French cuisine and culture on this romantic river cruise of the best of southern France.
The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue$14495RelaxedExperience a unique 5-day round-trip cruise from/to Lyon, exploring the exceptional Camargue and Provence region. Discover the wild and unspoiled nature of the Camargue marshland and enjoy daily stops to visit riverside cities and villages like Arles, Avignon, Viviers and Tain L'hermitage.
The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue$13385RelaxedEmbark on a 5-day river cruise through Southeast France starting in Lyon, and cruise along the Rhone making stops in Arles, Avignon, Viviers, and Tain L'hermitage. Discover the wild and unspoiled nature of the Camargue and experience the unique charm of the Provence region.
The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue$12885RelaxedBoard the MS Camargue for a unique river expedition through Southeast France, exploring the unspoiled Camargue and the charming Provence region. Navigate along the Rhone and spend five days uncovering the exceptional heritage, traditions and culture of Lyon, Arles, Avignon, Viviers, and Tain L'hermitage
Escape to Provence$7383RelaxedJoin a 3-day small ship voyage to Provence, a historic and popular region of Southeast France. Board the MS Van Gogh in Lyon and travel along the sparkling Rhone River, making stops to explore the charming Avignon, Arles, Martigues and the wild Camargue.
Escape to Provence$7383RelaxedJoin the crew of the MS Mistral for a short cruise through Southeast France. Begin your 3-day journey in Lyon and stop in Avignon and Arles before you reach Martigues. Enjoy the amenities of your own floating hotel and get off the ship for guided visits of the Provence region highlights.
Scenery of the Rhône Valley$17196RelaxedJoin the MS Camargue on this magnificent cruise. Discover the unexplored wonders of the Rhône Valley as you sail along this charming region. Start and end in beautiful Lyon, a city in France’s historical Rhône-Alpes region at the junction of the Rhône and Saône Rivers. Along the way visit Avignon, Vercours, Martigues and Port-Saint-Louis of the Camargue.
The Camargue and The Gateway to Provence$19587RelaxedDiscover the Beaujolais vineyards, the unspoiled Ardèche Gorges, Avignon, and the Camargue on this 7-day cruise. Journey through the sparkling waterways of the Saone and Rhone River aboard the comfortable and intimate MS Mistral.
The Camargue and The Gateway to Provence$18057RelaxedBoard the MS Van Gogh for a 7-day river cruise along the beautiful waterways of the Saone and Rhone Rivers. Explore France's beautiful cities, villages, and ports including Chalon-Sur-Saone, Macon, Lyon, Tain L'Hermitage, Avignon, Arles, and Martigues.

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Lyon, France's second largest city is where most cruises of the Rhone embark and disembark. Take a walking tour visiting Fourvière Hill, part of the city’s historic sector designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Notre Dame Basilica with spectacular view of the city.

Camargue is an extensive natural park where the sea, wetlands, and ponds are inhabited by an extraordinary variety of bird life. Stop at the home of a local vintner and enjoy a wine tasting and learn about the age-old Provencal farming traditions at a local olive farm

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a traditional a fishing village turned seaside resort town, built on an island in the heart of the Camargue natural park, where the Petit Rhône joins the sea. 

Avignon, known as the City of Popes, due to the Palais de Papes being the residence of seven Popes from 1309 to 1377 has multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is perched on a picturesque outcropping over the river. 

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