Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)
Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)

Lyon to the tip of Provence on The Rhone & Saone Rivers (port-to-port cruise)

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CroisiCruise: LMM_PP

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
  • Pre Paid Classic or Discovery sightseeing package

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • An exceptional cruise on the Saône to the mouth of the Rhône River
  • Discover:
    • Macon and its historic downtown
    • The Beaujolais vineyards
    • Lyon and its peculiar "traboules"
    • The hanging houses in the Vercors Massif
    • Tour of a local olive oil production workshop
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace with its private apartments
    • Safari in jeeps through the wild Camargue
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Lyon

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

This morning either enjoy some free time on your own in the heart of Mâcon. Or take part in the proposed excursion: CLASSIC - Tour of Macon and its downtown or DISCOVERY - Food Lovers tour of Macon Afterwards, join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of the Beaujolais vineyards. Tonight, cruise to Lyon.

Day 3: Lyon - Tain L'Hermitage, Valley Of The Cãtes Du Rhãne

Join us for the 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, Vercors Massif - Avigon

This morning will be spent cruising. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Discover the Vercors Massif and enjoy a tasting of local sparkling wine (Clairette de Die)). Continue cruising to Avignon.

Day 5: Avignon - Arles - Martigues

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace. We'll depart for Arles. The afternoon will be dedicated to a visit to Arles and a tour of a local olive oil production workshop. Tourists love to visit Arles for two reasons: Its Roman ruins and its ties to Van Gogh. The city oozes Provençal charm, and every corner seems packed with something to see or taste. Our ship will cruise to Martigues in the evening.

Day 6: Martigues - The Camargue - Marseille

This morning, join us for an excursion: CLASSIC package: Tour the Camargue. We’ll visit a manade to enjoy a horse show. DISCOVERY package: Safari in the Camargue in a four-wheel-drive vehicle. Set out on an exciting jaunt into the heart of the wild Camargue. Sit back and admire the rivers, marshes, ponds, pink flamencos, black bulls, and the famous, indigenous Camargue horses. Whether on the edge of the sea or inland, each spot is an immersion in the wonders nature has to offer in France. This afternoon, join us for an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Marseille. We’ll take you to the main sites, including La Canebière, the Old Port, and the impressive white basilica. Tonight is our festive gala evening on board.

Day 7:  Martigues

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m

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 sightseeing package.

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Personal expenses

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