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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, including 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$22998RelaxedThis unique 8-day round-trip cruise aboard the MS Camargue starts in Lyons, France and sails along the scenic Saône and Rhône Rivers. Discover the colorful landscapes of Provence, visiting towns like Macon, Avignon, & Viviers. Enjoy 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$14495RelaxedBoard the MS Camargue for this 5-day round-trip cruise from Lyons, France, as you 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$13385RelaxedThe MS Van Gogh hosts this round-trip 5-day river cruise of southeast France from Lyon. You'll cruise the Rhone River, making stops in Arles, Avignon, Viviers, and Tain L'hermitage, as you discover the wild and unspoiled nature of the Camargue and experience the unique charm of the Provence region.
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.
Scenery of the Rhône Valley$18526RelaxedJoin 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$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.
Provence & Spain$552914RelaxedJoin the MS Amacello on this 14-day cruise and enjoy an extensive lineup of adventures. Choose how you want to explore with a big variety of activities, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes, and Limited Edition tours. No matter your preference, your days are full of discovery and wonder.
Colors of Provence$532914RelaxedSpend 3 nights in the charming city of Paris, then travel by high-speed TGV train to Lyon and embark upon an enchanting cruise through Provence. Take the TGV to Spain where you finish your adventure with 3 incredible nights in historical Barcelona.
The Camargue and the Wild Rhone River$10044RelaxedIn this 4-day cruise along the Rhone River visit cathedrals, towering palaces, romantic town squares, and exceptional natural areas. Enjoy the sights of the Camargue region from the comfort of your floating hotel and experience a new and unique way to travel through Southeast France.

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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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