River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1 LYON
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night.
DAY 2 AVIGNON - ARLES
This morning will be spent cruising. Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace.
DISCOVERY: Hike along the Pont du Gard and visit to the museum.
Tonight is our gala evening and dinner. We'll depart towards Arles.
DAY 3 ARLES - PORT SAINT LOUIS - MARTIGUES
Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover the Camargue. We'll visit a "manade" (horse 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.
We'll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising, disembarking at 4:00 p.m. Coach transfer back to Lyon. End of our services.
River Cruise Highlights
Short break to discover the must-see sites of the Rhône Valley
Avignon and the prestigious Papal Palace with its private apartments
The Pont du Gard, architectural masterpiece
Safari in jeeps through the wild Camargue
All This Included
Go on a mesmerizing cruise for a Provençal escapade. Along the Rhone, you will discover natural landscapes of unparalleled beauty. Visit the radiant city of Avignon which will enchant you with its historical richness and its 'joie de vivre'. Capital of the Vaucluse and Côtes du Rhône, an ancient Papal city full of art and museums, let yourself be charmed by this city, full of surprises. Discover the Pont du Gard, great human masterpiece and a wonder of antiquity. You will be dazzled by this magical wild site and also by the Camargue, a land of tradition and passion, devoted to the protection of nature.
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
Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
All port fees included
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: cabin onboard MS Mistral or MS Van Gogh
For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
Depending on mooring availability, the stopover in Martigues could be replaced by a stopover in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône.
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.