The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)
The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)
The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)
The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)
The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)
The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)
The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)

The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)

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CroisiCruise: CHA_PP

7 Days

From Martigues to Lyon via Arles, the Camargue, Avignon and Tain l'Hermitage, go on an unforgettable cruise. Discover Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage city, which retales 2,000 years of history through its old cobbled streets, as well as Avignon and its renowned Papal Palace.  

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
  • Prepaid classic Sightseeing package

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • An exceptional cruise on the Saône to the mouth of the Rhône River
  • Excursions:
    • Safari in jeeps through the wild Camargue
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace with its private apartments
    • Lyon and its peculiar "traboules"
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Martigues(1)

Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Martigues at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

(1) Due to tides and the local authority embarkation points can vary.

Day 2: Port Saint Louis - Arles - Avignon

We'll cruise towards Port-Saint-Louis. Join us for the 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. This afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Arles, a highly cultural town enriched with vestiges from the Roman Empire. DISCOVERY: Hike in the Alpilles Mountains to the village of Baux-de-Provence. We'll cruise to Avignon.

Day 3: Avignon - Viviers

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace. The afternoon will be spent cruising to Viviers. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour on foot of the city.

Day 4: Viviers - Tain L'Hermitage

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of the Ardèche Gorges. We'll return to the ship in La Voulte. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Discover the Vercors and taste the famous Clairette de Die*. We'll return on board in Tain-l'Hermitage.

Day 5: Tain L'Hermitage - Vienne - Lyon

We'll cruise towards Vienne this morning. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Vienne, a city rich with Roman vestiges. DISCOVERY: Explore Vienne on a Segway for an original tour of this charming "Gallo-Roman” city. We'll then cruise towards Lyon. Join us for the excursions proposed: 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. We'll return on board, and depart at nightfall to admire the city lights in Lyon.

Day 6: Tournus - Chalon-Sur-Saone

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning towards Tournus. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the famous Hospices de Beaune, whose facade is today regarded as a superior example of Northern Renaissance civic architecture. We'll continue along the Burgundy Wine Route and through villages with names that evoke the great French wines. We'll then return on board in Chalon-sur-Saône at the end of the afternoon. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Day 7: Chalon-Sur-Saone

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

* Transfer to and from Lyon available for a supplement

INCLUSIONS:

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 bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees - prepaid classic sightseeing package.

EXCLUSIONS:

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.

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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