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

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

from $2,069 AUD Check Availability

Trip code

LMM_PP

Duration

7 days

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Additional Information

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Shore Excursion

Operator

CroisiEurope Cruises

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Mâcon and its historic downtown
  • The Beaujolais vineyards
  • Lyon and its strategic street doorways
  • The hanging houses in the Vercors Massif
  • Arles
  • A safari in the wild Camargue
  • 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

Set off on an unforgettable cruise from Lyon to Martigues, with ports of call in Mâcon, Tain-l'Hermitage, Avignon, Arles, and the Camargue.

Discover the 2,000-year history of Lyon as you stroll through its cobblestone streets. Ten percent of the city has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Vercors Massif and its steep limestone cliffs and vineyards perched above the valleys.

ITINERARY

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 cruises to Mâcon. Don’t miss Lyon lit up at night as we depart!

This morning, join us for an optional classic/discovery excursion : A guided tour of Mâcon. With its colored facades, Mâcon feels like it should be part of Provence. Learn more about this Burgundy city on a tour highlighting its major sites.This afternoon, join us for an optional classic/discovery excursion for both packages: The Beaujolais vineyards. The Beaujolais wine region is tucked in between Lyon and Burgundy. Wines range from the young Beaujolais Nouveau to high-quality crus. Red wines are made mostly from Gamay grapes that create a vibrant, fruity taste.  Light and fresh white wines come predominantly from Chardonnay varieties.After our excursion, we’ll return on board the ship to cruise to Lyon in 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: Food tour of Lyon.We’ll cruise to Tain-l’Hermitage in the afternoon and arrive in the evening.

This morning, join us on an optional classic/discovery excursion for both packages: Discover the Vercors Massif and enjoy a tasting of local sparkling wine (Clairette de Die).*The Vercors Massif contains impressive sites and breathtaking views. We’ll discover many of these on a trip through its natural park. Peaks, trails, rushing streams, steep cliffs, and rolling mountain pastures await. The Vercors Massif was also a strategic location for the French Resistance during World War II. We’ll visit the quaint town of Die—known for its delicious sparkling wine—and enjoy a tasting.After our excursion, we’ll return on board the ship. We’ll spend the afternoon cruising to Avignon, arriving during the evening.

Optional classic/discovery excursion : Join us this morning for a guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace. Avignon has had quite a past. The city’s historic center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Included in this area is the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most important Gothic buildings in Europe and the city’s most famous attraction.Our ship will cruise to Arles.The afternoon will be dedicated to an optional guided tour of Arles.

This morning, join us for an optional excursion: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.Sit back and admire the rivers, marshes, ponds, pink flamencos, black bulls, and the famous, indigenous Camargue horses. Whether on the edge of the sea or inland, each spot is an immersion in the wonders nature has to offer in France.Our ship will cruise to Martigues.Tonight is our festive gala evening.

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


AVAILABILITY

MS Van Gogh (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 10 Jul, 2024
End date: 16 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
-10%

$2,956 $2,660


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
-9%

$3,314 $3,015


Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
-10%

$2,777 $2,499


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-9%

$3,137 $2,855


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-9%

$3,137 $2,855


Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
-10%

$2,678 $2,410

MS Camargue (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 01 Aug, 2024
End date: 07 Aug, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 6
Sleeps:
Price:
-10%

$2,956 $2,660


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-12%

$3,426 $3,015


Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
-10%

$2,777 $2,499


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-9%

$3,137 $2,855


Cabin Type: MAIN DECK SUITE DOUBLE BED CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-9%

$3,137 $2,855


Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
-10%

$2,678 $2,410


Start date: 30 Aug, 2024
End date: 05 Sep, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,087

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,926

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,281

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,837

MS Rhone Princess (Standard)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 18 Aug, 2024
End date: 24 Aug, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,703

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,578

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 SINGLE BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,578

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,187

MS Van Gogh (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 04 Sep, 2024
End date: 10 Sep, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,656

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,133

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,033

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,033

MS Camargue (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 16 Sep, 2024
End date: 22 Sep, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,033

MS Van Gogh (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 10 Oct, 2024
End date: 16 Oct, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 6
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,301

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,133

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,488

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,033

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT C
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,033

MS Camargue (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 14 Apr, 2025
End date: 20 Apr, 2025
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,830

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,196

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,196

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,676

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,042

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,408

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK SUITE DOUBLE BED CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,042

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,605

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,605

MS Mistral (Standard)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 25 Apr, 2025
End date: 01 May, 2025
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,248

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,560

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 SINGLE BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,446

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 BEDS CAT B
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,134

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,446

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,069

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 3 BEDS CAT C
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,069

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,069

MS Rhone Princess (Standard)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 28 Apr, 2025
End date: 04 May, 2025
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,560

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,446

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,069

MS Camargue (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 13 May, 2025
End date: 19 May, 2025
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,365

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,731

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,731

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,194

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,560

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,560

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,926

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK SUITE DOUBLE BED CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,560

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,097

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,097

MS Van Gogh (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 19 May, 2025
End date: 25 May, 2025
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 6
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,365

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,731

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,194

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,560

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,560

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,097

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,097

MS Rhone Princess (Standard)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 28 May, 2025
End date: 03 Jun, 2025
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,669

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,981

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,533

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,846

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 SINGLE BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,846

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,462

MS Camargue (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 12 Jun, 2025
End date: 18 Jun, 2025
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,365

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,731

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,194

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,560