Provencal Rhone and the Camargue

From Burgundy to Provence, cruise through the beautiful countryside of France.  Discover Lyon, Vienne, Avignon, the Camargue, Arles and Viviers Visit the Abbey at Cluny and wine tasting in Tain l’Hermitage.

Special Offer: See the Andre Rieu Concert in Lyon 7th Apr for €220 pp supplement. Includes extra night in Lyon before your cruise. (subject to availability)

DESTINATION Lyon, Avignon, Viviers
FROM Dublin
DATE March – October 2017
DURATION 5 Nights
PRICE From €1,169 pp

Come to Lyon, the traditional culinary heart of France, where many of the top chefs originated, cinema invented, and a historical textile town, that used the rivers to transport their wares.  Take a trip down the Rhone, to the Camargue and Provence, Rhone river delta.

Special Offer: See the Andre Rieu Concert in Lyon 7th Apr for €220 pp supplement. Includes extra night in Lyon before your cruise. (subject to availability)

Day to Day Itinerary:

DAY 1 LYON

Fly Dublin to Lyon. On arrival transfer to your 3* hotel for an over night with breakfast.

DAY 2 LYON

After a free morning in Lyon you will be transferred to the port for boarding at 4.00pm. Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Lyon at 4:00 p.m. Our ship will depart at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, join us for a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner followed by an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night.

DAY 3 ARLES(2), The Camargue

The morning will be spent cruising. Optional excursions proposed:
Excursion to the Camargue. We’ll visit a “manade” (horse breeding farm) and learn about how a manadier works with the animals.
After dinner, join us for a guided tour of the city. Arles has conserved its exceptional heritage, which makes it a mecca for tourism and culture. We’ll remain in port overnight.

DAY 4 AVIGNON – VIVIERS, The Ardèche gorges

Optional excursions proposed:
After breakfast, join us for an optional tour of the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
Afterwards, we’ll return on board and leave for Viviers. We’ll remain in port overnight.
 

DAY 5 VIVIERS – TAIN L’HERMITAGE, The Vercors

The morning will be spent cruising. Excursion for both packages: Excursion to Vercors Regional Natural Park. We’ll leave by coach towards Die, where you will visit a wine cellar and taste the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board in Tain-l’Hermitage. Tonight is our gala evening. The ship will leave for Lyon.

DAY 6 LYON

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation around 9.00am in Lyon.Transfer will take you to the Airport for your return flight to Dublin.

For navigational reasons and passenger safety, the company and the captain reserve the right to modify the cruise itinerary if necessary. (1) Optional excursions. (2) Depending on mooring availability, the stopover in Arles could be replaced by a stopover in Avignon.

Equipments : all cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

MS VAN GOGH

 

4 anchors class – 2 DECK SHIP

 

MS Van Gogh sails on the Rhone and the Saone.

Characteristics

Built : 1999 – refurbished in 2007
Length : 110 m long
Width : 11,40 m wide
Cabins : 78 cabins
Passengers : 158 passengers
Facilities : lounge-bar with a dance floor – bar – dining room – large sundeck with deckchairs – library – gift shop. Central heating, 220V electricity, air-conditioning, radar, radiophone, wifi on board.

MS MISTRAL

4 anchors class – 2 DECK SHIP

MS Mistral sails on the Rhone and the Saone.

Characteristics

Built : 1999 – refurbished in 2007
Length : 110 m long
Width : 11,40 m wide
Cabins : 79 cabins
Passengers : 158 passengers
Facilities : lounge-bar with a dance floor – bar – dining room – large sundeck with deckchairs – gift shop. Central heating, 220V electricity, air-conditioning, radar, radiophone, wifi on board

 

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Dates & Prices

DATE PRICE STATEROOM
30 March 2017 5* €1,289 Main Deck Book Now
03 April 2017 €1,299 Main Deck Book Now
07 April 2017 €1,169 Main Deck Book Now
15 April 2017 5* €1,289 Main Deck Book Now
12 May 2017 5* €1,399 Main Deck Book Now
28 May 2017 5* €1,399 Main Deck Book Now
09 July 2017 €1,279 Main Deck Book Now
10 August 2017 €1,389 Main Deck Book Now
25 August 2017 €1,399 Main Deck Book Now
26 August 2017 5* €1,389 Main Deck Book Now
02 September 2017 €1,289 Main Deck Book Now
13 October 2017 5* €1,289 Main Deck Book Now


Price Inclusions

  • Return flights from Dublin to Lyon
  • All transfers from Airport / hotel to the quay to board your river cruiser
  • 1 night in a 3* Lyon Hotel with breakfast
  • 4 nights on the river cruiser, based on 2 sharing a main deck cabin
  • Meals onboard on a full board basis from Dinner on the 1st day to Breakfast on the last day
  • All drinks included
  • Taxes and charges of €130
  • 1 bag prepaid per person 15kgs
  • Upper Deck supplement from €120 pp
  • Single supplement from €210

Shore excursions

  • Classic excursion package €197
  • Discovery excursion package €253
  • Andre Rieu Concert Lyon 7th Apr – €220 pp includes extra night in Lyon (subject to availability)

Booking remarks

  • Optional insurance €25 (conditions apply)
  • A non refundable, non transferable booking deposit of €200 per person is required.
  • 2% surcharge if balance is paid by credit card
  • Gratuities are not included and are payable at your discretion at the end of your cruise onboard.
  • Holidays & offers are subject to availability at time of booking
  • Prices correct at time of printing, however fuel surcharges may apply.

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