DAY 1: LYON
Boarding at 6:00 p.m. in Lyon, at the Quai Claude Bernard. Crew presentation and welcome drink. Dinner and evening of entertainment in the lounge bar. Overnight.
DAY 2: LYON - MACON
Full board on board. Guided visit of Lyon, France's second-largest city wonderfully situated at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Cruise to Mâcon. Afternoon spent cruising. Evening of dancing. In the evening, arriving in Mâcon. Overnight.
DAY 3: MACON - VIENNE
Full board on board. Excursion to visit the abbey at Cluny. This Benedictine abbey's influence spanned across Europe in the Middle Ages. Cruise to Vienne. Evening of entertainment. At the end of the evening, arriving in Vienne. Overnight.
DAY 4: VIENNE - ARLES
Full board on board. Guided visit of Vienne, Roman city. Afternoon spent cruising to Arles. Evening of entertainment provided by the crew. Cruise through the night.
DAY 5: ARLES - The Camargue
Full board on board. Arriving in Arles and guided visit of the city. With its Roman treasures and artistic legacy, Arles has a glorious heritage. Discovery of the Provençal olive oil production. Afternoon, excursion through the Camargue, an exceptional area where the sea, wetlands and ponds are inhabited by an extraordinary variety of bird life. Free time in the village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Evening of Provençal folk entertainment on board. Overnight.
DAY 6: ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS
Full board on board. Cruise to Avignon. Guided tour of the City of Popes and its Palace, a citadel surrounded by ramparts and perched on a rocky outcropping over the river. Cruise to Viviers. Afternoon spent cruising. In the evening, arriving in Viviers. Guided visit of Viviers where you'll discover the smallest cathedral in France. Overnight.
DAY 7: VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON
Full board on board. Morning spent cruising. Arriving in Tournon early in the afternoon. Guided visit in the city. Panoramic tour in the city, stop at the château-museum where we'll see the permanent collection that traces the history of navigation on the Rhône River. Tasting of regional products and wines. Return on board by foot (at our own pace). Gala evening. Our boat will cruise during the night towards Lyon.
DAY 8: LYON
Buffet breakfast. Arriving in the city around 9:00 a.m. then disembark. End of our services.
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