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A trip to admire the beautiful scenery of the Rhône valley

6 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
Boarding at 3:00 p.m. in Lyon, at the Quai Claude Bernard. Afternoon spent cruising. Crew presentation and welcome drink. Dinner followed by an evening of entertainment. Cruising through the night.

Full board on board. Morning spent cruising along a large portion of the river. Arriving in Avignon and guided tour of the City of Popes, a citadel surrounded by ramparts and perched on a rocky outcropping over the river, overlooking the bridge. Departure for Arles. Overnight.

Full board on board. Excursion through the Camargue, an exceptional area where the sea, wetlands and ponds are inhabited by an extraordinary variety of bird life. Free time to visit the village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Return on board in Port-Saint-Louis. Afternoon spent cruising and arriving in Martigues late in the afternoon. Free time. Departure in the night to Avignon.

DAY 4: AVIGNON - VIVIERS - The Ardèche Gorges
Full board on board. Excursion to Les Baux-de-Provence. It is located in the heart of the Alpilles on a rocky outcrop with exceptional, breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside - Arles, the Camargue and the Alpilles Range. Cruise to Roquemaure. Departure for the excursion by coach to visit the Ardèche gorges and to discover the Pont d'Arc Cavern, a replica of Chauvet Cave. Back on board in Saint-Etienne-des-Sorts. Departure of the boat for Viviers. Dinner on board. Overnight stopover.

Full board on board. Morning spent to La Voulte. Excursion to the Vercors and visit of a wine cellar with a wine tasting in the famous Clairette de Die. We'll rejoin the boat in Tain l'Hermitage. Gala evening. Overnight.

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking around 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
River Cruise Highlights
  • Avignon and the City of Popes
  • The Camargue: wild and unique
  • Les Baux-de-Provence: jewel of the Alpilles and one of the “most beautiful villages in France"
  • The Ardèche Gorges, the most beautiful canyon in Europe
  • The Vercors Plateau, regional nature preserve
All This Included
  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first day to breakfast on the final day
  • Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served by CroisiEurope during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
  • The excursions mentioned in the program
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Welcome cocktail
  • The gala dinner and evening
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Standard cabin onboard MS Camargue
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • (1) The stop at Martigues is subject to mooring port availability, if necessary, it may be replaced by a stop at Port Saint Louis du Rhône.
  • Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.

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