French Art and History Along the Rhône River (port-to-port cruise)
Trip code : PEI_PP
Duration : 7 days
Travel Date :2022/2023
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 onboard
- Headsets are included for excursions
- Official welcome from the captain and crew
- Onboard activities
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees included
- All excursions included:
- Mâcon, birthplace of Alphonse de Lamartine
- Medieval Pérouges and the Royal Monastery of Brou
- Lyon and Les Halles de Lyon-Paul Bocuse
- The Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval in Hauterives
- Multimedia experience at the Quarry of Lights in Les Baux-de-Provence
- Following the footsteps of Van Gogh in Arles
- Aix-en-Provence and the wonders of Paul Cézanne
- Marcel Pagnol’s Marseille
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 as our ship begins to cruise to Mâcon. Don’t miss Lyon lit up at night as we depart!
This morning, join us for a guided tour of Mâcon as seen through the eyes of French author and poet Alphonse de Lamartine. With its colored facades, Mâcon feels like it should be part of Provence. Join us this afternoon for a guided tour of medieval Pérouges and the Royal Monastery of Brou. Pérouges has been categorized as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Our ship will cruise to Lyon.
In the morning, join us for a guided tour of the city and a tasting at Les Halles de Lyon-Paul Bocuse.(1) We’ll cruise to Tain-l’Hermitage in the afternoon and arrive in the evening.
We’ll head out on an excursion this morning to the Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval, a monument built by a local postman from 1879 to 1912. No other building like it exists in the world. We’ll spend the afternoon cruising to Avignon and arrive during the evening.
This morning, we’ll leave for an excursion to the city Paul Cézanne adored, Aix-en-Provence. In the afternoon, we’ll set off to retrace the works of a more modern French artist—Marcel Pagnol—in Marseille. Tonight is our festive gala evening.
Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m
Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - visits mentioned in the program - all onboard beverages (not including the special lists) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard activities - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.
Join us on a guided tour of Lyon. We’ll cross through the city and go up Fourvière Hill to the white basilica, the best place to take in the view. Then we’ll head over to Vieux Lyon
DURATION 04:00 hours
PRICE PER PERSON
Pre-paid : 110 AUD
On-board : 122 AUDSEE MORE
Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - transfers to/from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.