The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence
The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence

The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence

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CroisiCruise: ANT

7 Days

From Lyon to Martigues via Tain l'Hermitage, Avignon, Arles and the Camargue, go on an unforgettable cruise. Discover Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage city, which retales 2,000 years of history through its old cobbled streets. Visit The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave which contains some of the best-preserved figurative cave paintings in the world, as well as other evidence of Upper Paleolithic life. In the coolness and the humidity it offers, you can be fully immersed through sound and olfactory worlds.

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • An exceptional cruise on the Saône to the mouth of the Rhône River
  • Discover(2):
    • The Pont D'Arc Cavern, replica of the Chauvet Cave
    • Lyon and its peculiar "traboules"
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace with its private apartments
    • Safari in jeeps through the wild Camargue
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Lyon - Chalon-sur-Saône

We'll meet up in Lyon at 2:45 p.m. in front of the Brasserie Georges for our departure by coach towards Chalon-sur-Saône. Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

Day 2: Mâcon, Beaujolais Vineyards - Lyon

Enjoy some free time on your own in the heart of Mâcon. Afterwards, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of the Beaujolais vineyards. Tonight, join us on an optional cruise through Lyon by night to admire the city lights.

Day 3: Tain L'Hermitage, Valley Of The Côtes du Rhône 

Join us for the optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Panoramic 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. We'll finish up our tour with a tasting of local products in the heart of the old town. We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Tain-l'Hermitage, arriving in the evening.

Day 4: Tain L'Hermitage, The Ardèche Gorges - Avignon

This morning will be spent cruising. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: discover the Pont d'Arc Cavern, a replica of the famous Chauvet Cave (only available through pre-reservation with your travel agency before your departure). We'll start cruising to Avignon.

Day 5: Avignon - Arles

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace. We'll depart for Arles. Enjoy some free time in the old section of this highly cultural city, enriched with vestiges of the Roman Empire.

Day 6: Arles, The Camargue - Martigues(1)

Join us for the optionnal optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Discover the Camargue. We'll visit a "manade" (bull 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. We'll continue cruising towards Martigues. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Day 7: Martigues(1) - Lyon

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking in Martigues at 9:00 a.m. Coach transfer back to Lyon, stopping for lunch along the way. We'll reach Lyon early in the afternoon. End of our services.

INCLUSIONS:

Transfers by coach from Lyon to Chalon-sur-Saône on D1 and from Martigues to Lyon on D7 -onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

EXCLUSIONS:

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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