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The tip of Provence to Lyon on the Rhône and Saône Rivers (port-to-port cruise)

MARTIGUES  – MARSEILLE – ARLES – AVIGNON – TAIN-L’HERMITAGE – MACON – LYON

7-day/6-night cruise

Trip code : MML_PP

Duration : 7 days

Destination :

Travel Dates :2022

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • 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
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS 

An exceptional cruise from the mouth of the Rhône to the Saône River

Unforgettable moments(1):

  • The Mediterranean port of Marseille
  • A safari in the wild Camargue
  • Tour of a local olive oil production workshop
  • The hanging houses in the Vercors Massif
  • Lyon and its strategic street doorways
  • The Beaujolais vineyards
  • Mâcon and its historic downtown

DAY 1

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We’ll enjoy dinner on board. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you please.

This morning, we offer two optional excursions:

CLASSIC package: Tour the Camargue. We’ll visit a manade to enjoy a horse show.

DISCOVERY package: Safari in the Camargue in a four-wheel-drive vehicle. Set out on an exciting jaunt into the heart of the wild Camargue.

This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Marseille.

Optional excursions for both packages:

The morning will be dedicated to a visit to Arles and a local olive oil production workshop. Join us this afternoon for a guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace. Our ship will cruise this evening.

This morning, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Discover the Vercors Massif and enjoy a tasting of local sparkling wine (Clairette de Die).* We’ll spend the afternoon cruising to Lyon, arriving during the evening.

Optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC package: Join us for a panoramic tour of Lyon and learn about the discrete and strategic doorways leading to shortcuts, known as traboules, that go from street to street.

DISCOVERY package: Explore Lyon by bike and see its historic monuments and neighborhoods from the saddle before enjoying a tasting in the heart of the Old Town.

We'll spend the afternoon cruising the Saône to Mâcon, arriving during the evening.

Optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC package: Join us for an optional tour of Mâcon and its historic downtown.

DISCOVERY package: A food lover’s tour of Mâcon. Join us for a walking tour of the capital of the Beaujolais wine region and have a taste of some of the local products.

This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: The Beaujolais vineyards. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

DAY 7

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

FAQ & Travel Blog

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package: Marseille Camargue with manade Arles and visit of an olive oil site Avignon and thes Pope's palace Vercors Lyon Beaujolais vineyards Mâcon

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 577 AUD

On-board : 672 AUD

EXCURSIONS
EXCURSIONS PACKAGE DISCOVERY - 2022

Included in tour package: Marseille Camargue with manade Arles and visit of an olive oil site Avignon and thes Pope's palace Vercors Lyon Beaujolais vineyards Mâcon

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 711 AUD

On-board : 831 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
The delicacies of Macon

Your guide will lead you through the streets of Macon on foot to discover the rich heritage of this fascinating city. Among the many sites you'll see and learn about are the cathedral, the museum

DURATION 02:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 55 AUD

On-board : 61 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided bike tour of Lyon

Discover all of Lyon's touristic highlights in only 2.5 hours and with little effort! Enjoy a leisurely bike ride around the lake in the Parc de la Tête d'Or and on the banks of the Rh&o

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 132 AUD

On-board : 147 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Lyon

This winkling city will reveal itself to you during a guided visit by coach and on foot. Our excursion will start with a stop at the Fourvière Basilica. You'll first take in the breathtakin

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 60 AUD

On-board : 66 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Touring the Camargue and visiting a manade

Enjoy a panoramic guided tour of the Camargue. Sit back and admire the rivers, marshes, ponds, pink flamingoes, black bulls and the famous, indigenous Camargue horses. Discover the salt and rice field

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 104 AUD

On-board : 115 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
''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

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 153 AUD

On-board : 170 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Avignon and the Pope's Palace

You will set out on foot for the guided tour of the old town of Avignon. With the Pope's Palace, classed as a world heritage site by UNESCO and a testimony to the city's past when it was known

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 47 AUD

On-board : 52 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Arles and visit of an olive oil production site

Depart by foot for the guided tour of Arles. For two thousand years Arles has maintained an outstanding architectural heritage making it a genuine open-air museum. Welcome to this tourist and cultural

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 77 AUD

On-board : 85 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Excursion into the Vercors

Departure by coach from La Voulte towards Die. Carved out in limestone, the Vercors Regional Nature Park extends over 186,000 hectares between the Isère Valley to the North and the Diois to the

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 104 AUD

On-board : 115 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Excursion to the Beaujolais vineyards and visit of the Hameau Duboeuf

Departure by coach in the company of our guide from Montmerle-sur-Saöne or Belleville to discover the Beaujolais vineyards extending on 22,500 hectares. We will pass through charming little wine-

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 101 AUD

On-board : 112 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
MACON

Although it is still in the Burgundy region, with its unique roof tiles and brightly colored facades, Mâcon feels like it should border the Mediterranean Sea. The city has a wide range of strik

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 35 AUD

On-board : 38 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
MARSEILLE

We’ll leave by coach for an optional visit to Marseille, a city that seems to be a study in cultural and architectural contrasts.  Beautiful, significant vestiges that have accumulated over

DURATION hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 79 AUD

On-board : 88 AUD

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Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.