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Cruise through the banks of the Rhone River

From Burgundy to the Camarge along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard MS Camargue
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History and authenticity will be on the program throughout your cruise on the Rhone. Discover cities with rich historical and cultural pasts such as Lyon with its famous 'traboules' - secret passages while on board with MS Camargue. Visit the Cluny Abbey, which has had an exceptional political, artistic and religious influence on Europe, then admire the castle of Tournon which stands upright on its majestic rock in the heart of the town and houses a museum labeled "Museum of France" since 1927.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Lyon, France | Embark
Day 2 : Lyon | Macon
Day 3 : Cluny | Macon
Day 4 : Vienne
Day 5 : Arles
Day 6 : Avignon | Viviers
Day 7 : Tournon
Day 8 : Lyon | Disembark

Highlights

  • Tour in Avignon and see the Papal Palace with its private apartments
  • Taste the local specialties in Mâcon and Tournon
  • Join an optional excursion through Lyon, the second largest city in France
  • Admire the rivers and the famous, indigenous Camargue horses

Ship

MS Camargue

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Cruise through the banks of the Rhone River Lyon from above Viviers Cathedral Palace of the Popes in Avignon Lyon by night

Day 1 Lyon, France | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Lyon at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you will be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

Day 2 Lyon | Macon

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Guided tour of Lyon where you'll discover its famous "traboules", types of passageways that are typical of the city.

Discovery: Bike ride through the main monuments and districts of Lyon followed by a tasting of local products in the heart of the old town.

Return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Mâcon. Enjoy dinner and an evening of dancing.

Day 3 Cluny | Macon

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Visit the Abbey ruins in Cluny.

Discovery: Guided tour on foot of Mâcon, capital of the Beaujolais, followed by a tasting of local products.

Return on board and spend the afternoon cruising to Vienne. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. You'll reach Vienne later this evening.

Day 4 Vienne

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Guided tour of Vienne.

Discovery: Explore Vienne on a Segway for an original tour of this charming "Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history.

Return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment.

Day 5 Arles

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit of Arles and a local olive oil producer's. The afternoon's excursions are:

Classic: Discover the Camargue. You will visit a "manade" and learn about how a manadier works with the animals.

Discovery: Safari in jeeps through the Camargue for an original immersion in the wilderness.

Return on board for dinner and an evening of traditional Provençal entertainment.

Day 6 Avignon | Viviers

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace. Return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Join the guided tour of Viviers.

Day 7 Tournon

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning will be spent cruising. Join the guided tour of Tournon. You will vsit the imposing Castle-Museum of Tournon-sur-Rhône followed by a tasting of local wines and regional delicacies. You'll then return on board. Tonight's your gala dinner and evening. The ship will cruise towards Lyon during the night.

Day 8 Lyon | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. 

MS Camargue

Per person starting at
$2,653
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Main Deck
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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Upper Deck
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.

Notes

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

This offer includes
- 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 the bathroom
- excursions included in the package selected - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- welcome cocktail
- gala dinner
- onboard entertainment
- 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 our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
- cancellation and baggage insurance
- transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
- personal expenses.

Formalities:
Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.
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