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The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue

Example 5 Day Cruise aboard MS Camargue
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Cruise through the landscapes of South-East France passing by enchanting villages and exceptional natural areas. Board the MS Camargue in Lyon and navigate along the Rhone on this 5-day round-trip voyage. Make stops in Arles, Avignon, Viviers and Tain L'hermitage, discover the wild and unique Camargue, and experience the exceptional heritage immerse in the culture, art and traditions of the Provence region.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Lyon | Embark
Day 2 : Arles, The Camargue
Day 3 : Avignon | Viviers, The Ardèche Gorges
Day 4 : Tain L'hermitage (the Vercors)
Day 5 : Lyon | Disembark


  • Sail through the Bollène lock, a major civil engineering project of the 50s
  • Join an excursion to the Camargue, an exceptional natural area
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the City of Popes, a citadel surrounded by ramparts
  • Visit the impressive Ardèche gorges


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Lyon by night Lyon from above Place de la Republique, Arles Palace of the Popes in Avignon Viviers Cathedral

Day 1 Lyon | Embark

Board the MS Camargue at 4:00 p.m. in Lyon, at the Quai Claude Bernard. Settle in your cabin and attend to the crew introduction over a welcome cocktail. Enjoy a delightful dinner followed by an evening of entertainment.

Day 2 Arles, The Camargue

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising. Join one of 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, enjoy a guided tour of Arles.

Day 3 Avignon | Viviers, The Ardèche Gorges

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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, tour across the Ardèche Gorges.

Day 4 Tain L'hermitage (the Vercors)

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising to La Voulte. In the afternoon, set off on an excursion to the Vercors and visit a wine cellar for a wine tasting of the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board at Tain l'Hermitage and enjoy your gala evening while you cruise to Lyon.

Day 5 Lyon | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before you arrive in Lyon around 9:00 a.m. and disembark.

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Europe Savings - Book before August 31, 2019 and save 15% per person in a Main Deck cabin. Alternatively, the 15% savings off of the Main Deck cabin can be applied to other cabin category rates. Contact us for details.
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34 cabins (31 twins, 1 Suite, 2 single) equipped with generous closets, hair dryer, climate control, private bathroom with shower and bath products, flat screen TV and radio, telephone.
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20 cabins (17 twins, 1 Suite, 2 single) equipped with generous closets, hair dryer, climate control, private bathroom with shower and bath products, flat screen TV and radio, telephone.


20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

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. 

This offer includes :
-Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first day to breakfast on day 5
-Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
-Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
-The excursions mentioned in the program
-Onboard entertainment; assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
-Welcome cocktail
-The gala dinner and evening
-Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
-All port fees. 
-Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

This offer does not include :
-Drinks on the wine list
-Champagne at the bar
-Drinks served during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Personal expenses.

valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
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Everything was amazing! The planning with Adventure Life went smoothly. The actual trip was fantastic! One of the best trips I have experienced. The cruise staff members were knowledgeable and attentive. I will be writing more about this on the blog!
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