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The Magic of the Provençal Rhône and the Camargue

5 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary
Boarding at 4:00 p.m. in Lyon, at the Quai Claude Bernard. Our boat will depart headed south. Crew presentation, welcome drink. Dinner followed by an evening of entertainment.

DAY 2: ARLES (1), The Camargue
Full board on board. Morning spent cruising through the landscapes of the south of France. You'll pass through Valence, with Saint Apollinaire and Montélimar, famous for its nougat. We'll pass through the Bollène lock, which raises and lowers boats 20 meters (66 feet) for navigating the Rhône River, a major civil engineering project of the 1950s. Arriving in Arles (1) and excursion to the Camargue. You'll visit 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. In the evening, guided tour of Arles, a mecca for tourism and culture. Overnight.

DAY 3: AVIGNON - VIVIERS, The Ardèche Gorges
Full board on board. Cruise to Avignon. Guided tour of the City of Popes, a citadel surrounded by ramparts and perched on a rocky outcropping over the river. 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 cruising to La Voulte. In the afternoon, excursion in the Vercors and visit of a wine cellar with a wine tasting of the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board at Tain l'Hermitage. Gala evening. Cruise to Lyon.

Buffet breakfast on board, arriving around 9:00 a.m in Lyon. Disembark. End of our services.
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River Cruise Highlights
  • The wild and unique Camargue
  • Arles and its exceptional heritage
  • The Ardèche Gorges, unspoilt nature
  • The Vercors Plateau
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
  • 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, MS Van Gogh or MS Mistral

  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • (1) Could be replaced by a stop in Avignon, depending on the lock schedule.
  • 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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