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Salt Pond in Camargue, Southern Provence, France

The Camargue and the Wild Rhone River

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Explore the unspolied Camargue region, a natural area with roaming black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos. Board the MS Mistral for a 4-day voyage sailing along the Rhone, one of the major rivers of Europe, and discover incredible Southeast France from the comfort of your own floating hotel. Visit Avignon and the City of Popes, stop at the Ardèche Gorges, and set off on an excursion to the Vercors.
Martigues, FranceViviers CathedralFamous view of Lyon, FranceMedieval Saint-Bénezet bridge/Pont d'Avignon and Rhone River in Avignon, FranceSalt Pond in Camargue, Southern Provence, France
Highlights
  • Join a guided visit of Avignon, the City of Popes and its palace
  • Cruise to Roquemaure and depart for a coach visit of the Ardèche gorges
  • Cruise to Vercors and enjoy a wine tasting of the famous Clairette de Die
Activities
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Full Itinerary

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Day 1: Martigues | Embark

Board the MS Mistral in Martigues at 5:00 p.m. Settle in your cabin and attend to the crew introduction over a welcome cocktail. Enjoy a delightful dinner on board and cruise to Avignon.

Day 2: Avignon (city Of The Popes) | Viviers (the Vivarais)

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join us a guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace.  In the afternoon, join a tour of the Ardèche Gorges.  Then return on board and cruise towards Viviers.

Day 3: Viviers | 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 enjoy a wine tasting of the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board at Tain l'Hermitage for your gala evening on board. 

Day 4: Tain-l'hermitage | Vienne | Lyon | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Excursion options proposed:

CLASSIC: Guided tour of Vienne, the Roman city.
DISCOVERY (with a supplement): Explore Vienne on a Segway! After familiarizing yourself with your Segway, you'll set off on an original tour of this charming “Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history.

Enjoy lunch before disembarking at 2:00 PM.
 
 

Ship/Hotel

MS Mistral

MS Mistral sailing along the Rhone River
Reception on the MS Mistral
Restaurant on the MS Mistral

Dates & Prices

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Cabins aboard the MS Mistral
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Main Deck
52 cabins (38 twins, 7 double bed, 4 triple cabins, 2 single cabins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck
27 cabins (23 twins, 4 double) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

Notes

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Boarding in Martigues subject to mooring availability; if necessary, boarding may take place in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. 

This offer includes :
-Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first day to lunch on the final day
-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
-On board entertainment
-Assistance from our on board 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 from the bar, our wine list, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Personal expenses.
 
Formalities
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.
Included
  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 3 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Port Fees
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from the special lists)
  • Tips paid in full to the local staff of the country of destination
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
Excluded
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Passport or Visa fees
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Tips for the Boat and Lodge staff

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