Charming Provence : a barge cruise in Southern France (port-to-port cruise)

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Charming Provence : a barge cruise in Southern France (port-to-port cruise)

from $3,742 AUD Check Availability

Trip code

AVF_AIPP

Duration

7 days

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Operator

CroisiEurope Cruises

HIGHLIGHTS
  • A wonderful journey through charming towns and historic sites
  • Enjoy the authenticity of local delicacies
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDEDArles and olive oil productionThe beauty of the CamargueThe fortified city of Aigues-Mortes and the salt marshesA traditional Camargue experience with a manadeÉtang De Thau and its oyster farmsSaint-Guilhem-le-Désert, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France
  • Arles and olive oil production
  • The beauty of the Camargue
  • The fortified city of Aigues-Mortes and the salt marshes
  • A traditional Camargue experience with a manade
  • Étang De Thau and its oyster farms
  • Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Bicycles available on board
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

From Arles to Sète, join us on a cruise through breathtaking sceneries. Discover 2,500 years of history in Arles before visiting Aigues-Mortes, a medieval fortified town with a prestigious heritage in the heart of one of the most beautiful natural sites of Provence. You will also have a chance to explore the Camargue and Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, one of the jewels of the Languedoc known as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France.

ITINERARY

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.

Tour of Arles(2). We'll discover this cultural center and its Roman ruins, and then travel inland to find out about olive oil production in Provence. We'll finish up our tour with a tasting of some local products. Afterwards, we'll return to the ship and spend the afternoon cruising to Gallician. We'll travel on the Rhône River and the Rhône à Sète Canal.

This morning we'll have an excursion to the Camargue. Afterwards, you can enjoy some free time in the splendid city of Sainte-Marie-de-la-Mer, where we recommend a visit to its fortified church. We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Aigues-Mortes, arriving in the early evening.

Join us for a tour of Aigues-Mortes(2). This old, fortified city with a rich heritage is located in the middle of the marshes and is one of the most beautiful sites in Provence. We'll board a tourist train and tour the salt marches and visit the salt museum. Afterwards, we'll return to the ship.

We will spend the morning cruising to Palavas-Les-Flots. Free time. We'll set out on a tour to discover a manade and the life of its herders during a visit by wagon, and take part in a bull sorting. Before returning to the boat, we'll have a delicious snack with products coming from the farm. We'll spend the evening cruising towards Sète.

We'll leave on an excursion to the Étang De Thau, famous for its shellfish. We'll visit the Étang de Thau Museum, where we'll discover the shellfish farmers and fishermen. You'll be able to taste some of the shellfish while taking in the beauty of the basin from a terrace. The afternoon will be dedicated to a tour of Saint- Guilhem-le-Désert, one of the most beautiful villages in France. We'll return on board for our gala dinner and evening.

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Possible transfer from Sète to Arles(2). End of our services.


AVAILABILITY

MS Anne-Marie (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 24 Jul, 2024
End date: 30 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: Main deck 2 beds
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
-18%

$4,563 $3,742

MS Anne-Marie (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 26 Jun, 2025
End date: 02 Jul, 2025
Cabin Type: Main deck 2 beds
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

Cabin Type: Upper Deck 1 double bed - PRM
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

MS Anne-Marie (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 10 Jul, 2025
End date: 16 Jul, 2025
Cabin Type: Main deck 2 beds
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

Cabin Type: Upper Deck 1 double bed - PRM
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

Start date: 24 Jul, 2025
End date: 30 Jul, 2025
Cabin Type: Main deck 2 beds
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

Cabin Type: Upper Deck 1 double bed - PRM
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

MS Anne-Marie (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 07 Aug, 2025
End date: 13 Aug, 2025
Cabin Type: Main deck 2 beds
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

Cabin Type: Upper Deck 1 double bed - PRM
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

Start date: 21 Aug, 2025
End date: 27 Aug, 2025
Cabin Type: Main deck 2 beds
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097

Cabin Type: Upper Deck 1 double bed - PRM
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$5,097