Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Lyon at 3:00 p.m. Our ship will cast off. After comfortably settling into your cabins, meet our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Tonight we’ll enjoy an evening of entertainment on board. Our ship will cruise through the night.
AVIGNON / ARLES
The morning will be spent cruising. Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Set off on our guided tour of the Papal Palace, set high on a rocky outcrop surrounded by the city walls.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: You'll leave by coach for the Pont du Gard, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture. We'll hike along the aqueduct trail, a 2-mile walk through the site with numerous viewing points. At the end of our trek, we'll visit the museum. We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of entertainment. Dinner and begin to cruise to Arles. We’ll remain in port overnight.
ARLES / PORT SAINT LOUIS / MARTIGUES(1)
CLASSIC: Join us for an excursion to the Camargue - an immense exceptional plain where the sea, wetlands and pools are inhabited by an extraordinary variety of water fowl.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Safari in the Camargue. Far from the tourist traps, discover the Petite and Grande Camargue from the back of a jeep with local guides who will share their enthusiasm for this legendary area. You'll cross the Parc Naturel Régional de Camargue. The afternoon will be spent cruising to Martigues. Enjoy some free time exploring the city before we set off once again for Avignon.
AVIGNON / VIVIERS - The Ardèche Gorges
CLASSIC: This morning, join us on an excursion to Les-Baux-de-Provence, undoubtedly one of the prettiest villages in France.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: You'll be taken by coach to the starting point of a hike in the Alpilles Mountains to the village of Baux-de-Provence. You'll have a great view of the legendary village and the surrounding valley. In the afternoon, excursion for both packages: A trip by coach through the Gorges de l’Ardèche. Afterwards, we'll return on board and leave for Viviers. We'll remain in port overnight.
VIVIERS / TAIN L'HERMITAGE - The Vercors
Excursion for both packages: We'll leave by coach towards Loriol-sur-Drôme, where you will visit a wine cellar and taste the famous Clairette de Die. We’ll then return on board. Tonight is our festive gala evening. Our ship will begin to cruise during the night.
TAIN L'HERMITAGE / LYON
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking around 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
Dates & Rates
No Dates available
* All prices in USD
- 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 classic 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.
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- The supplement for the discovery package
- Personal expenses.
valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. (1) Depending on mooring availability, the stopover in Martigues could be replaced by a stopover in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink in moderation.