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2022

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

7 Days - LMM_PP
# Description

Cruise

LYON - MACON - LYON - TAIN-L'HERMITAGE - AVIGNON - ARLES - Marseille - MARTIGUES(1)

7-day/6-night cruise

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS 

An exceptional cruise on the Saône to the mouth of the Rhône River(2)

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

Route

Day 1

LYON

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!

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Day 2

MÂCON - The Beaujolais vineyards - LYON

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. Our ship will cruise to Lyon.

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Day 3

LYON - TAIN-L'HERMITAGE, Valley of the Côtes du Rhône

Optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC package: Panoramic tour of Lyon and a visit through its strategic city shortcuts.

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 cruise to Tain-l’Hermitage in the afternoon and arrive in the evening.

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Day 4

TAIN-L'HERMITAGE - The Vercors Massif - AVIGNON

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).*

Our ship will cruise to Avignon.

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Day 5

AVIGNON - ARLES - MARTIGUES(1)

Optional excursions for both packages:

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

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Day 6

MARTIGUES(1) - The Camargue - Marseille

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. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

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Day 7

MARTIGUES(1)

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

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Dates & Prices

START IN 2022
Departure 28/03/2022
Arrival 03/04/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 29/03/2022
Arrival 04/04/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 03/04/2022
Arrival 09/04/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 13/04/2022
Arrival 19/04/2022
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 16/04/2022
Arrival 22/04/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 19/04/2022
Arrival 25/04/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 25/04/2022
Arrival 01/05/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 26/04/2022
Arrival 02/05/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 01/05/2022
Arrival 07/05/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 01/05/2022
Arrival 07/05/2022
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 02/05/2022
Arrival 08/05/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/05/2022
Arrival 13/05/2022
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 27/05/2022
Arrival 02/06/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 29/05/2022
Arrival 04/06/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 02/06/2022
Arrival 08/06/2022
Sold out
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 04/06/2022
Arrival 10/06/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 08/06/2022
Arrival 14/06/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 14/06/2022
Arrival 20/06/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 20/06/2022
Arrival 26/06/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 26/06/2022
Arrival 02/07/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 02/07/2022
Arrival 08/07/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 08/07/2022
Arrival 14/07/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 08/07/2022
Arrival 14/07/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 09/07/2022
Arrival 15/07/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 14/07/2022
Arrival 20/07/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 15/07/2022
Arrival 21/07/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 21/07/2022
Arrival 27/07/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 27/07/2022
Arrival 02/08/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 30/07/2022
Arrival 05/08/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 05/08/2022
Arrival 11/08/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 09/08/2022
Arrival 15/08/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 15/08/2022
Arrival 21/08/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 17/08/2022
Arrival 23/08/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 23/08/2022
Arrival 29/08/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/09/2022
Arrival 13/09/2022
Sold out
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 10/09/2022
Arrival 16/09/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 13/09/2022
Arrival 19/09/2022
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 16/09/2022
Arrival 22/09/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 19/09/2022
Arrival 25/09/2022
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 02/10/2022
Arrival 08/10/2022
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 08/10/2022
Arrival 14/10/2022
Sold out
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 10/10/2022
Arrival 16/10/2022
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 11/10/2022
Arrival 17/10/2022
Sold out
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 16/10/2022
Arrival 22/10/2022
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 22/10/2022
Arrival 28/10/2022
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 23/10/2022
Arrival 29/10/2022
Sold out
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out

* Price based on double occupancy

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  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

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.

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.

Shore Excursions

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 the past 26 centuries mark each neighborhood and...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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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 striking monuments and beautiful, old mansions lining t...

Duration 2h00 Discovery
See more

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-growing villages before reaching Romanèche-...

Duration 4h00 Classic
See more

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 South. Water has shaped deep gorges in the cliffs...

Duration 5h00 Classic
See more

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 mecca. During this tour you will see the Roman Am...

Duration 4h00 Classic
See more

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 breathtaking views from the heights of the Basilica before en...

Duration 3h00 Classic
See more

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 as the capital of Christianity back in the Middle...

Duration 3h00 Classic
See more

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 fields that make the area so well known. We'll visi...

Duration 4h00 Classic
See more

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 mecca. During this tour you will see the Roman Am...

Duration 4h00 Classic
See more

''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, a nationally designa...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
See more

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 the past 26 centuries mark each neighborhood and...

Duration 4h00 Classic
See more

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 Rhône River. Our guide will let you in on the mo...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
See more

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 as the capital of Christianity back in the Middle...

Duration 3h00 Classic
See more

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-growing villages before reaching Romanèche-...

Duration 4h00 Classic
See more

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 South. Water has shaped deep gorges in the cliffs...

Duration 5h00 Classic
See more

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 of fine arts (a former Ursuline convent) and the t...

Duration 2h30 Discovery
See more

''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, a nationally designa...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
Price per pers. £ 92.00 Before departure £ 103.00 On board
See more

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-growing villages before reaching Romanèche-...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 61.00 Before departure £ 67.00 On board
See more

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 breathtaking views from the heights of the Basilica before en...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 36.00 Before departure £ 40.00 On board
See more

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 fields that make the area so well known. We'll visi...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 63.00 Before departure £ 69.00 On board
See more

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 of fine arts (a former Ursuline convent) and the t...

Duration 2h30 Discovery
Price per pers. £ 33.00 Before departure £ 37.00 On board
See more

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 Rhône River. Our guide will let you in on the mo...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
Price per pers. £ 80.00 Before departure £ 88.00 On board
See more

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 mecca. During this tour you will see the Roman Am...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 47.00 Before departure £ 51.00 On board
See more

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 striking monuments and beautiful, old mansions lining t...

Duration 2h00 Discovery
Price per pers. £ 21.00 Before departure £ 23.00 On board
See more

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 the past 26 centuries mark each neighborhood and...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 48.00 Before departure £ 53.00 On board
See more

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 South. Water has shaped deep gorges in the cliffs...

Duration 5h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 63.00 Before departure £ 69.00 On board
See more

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 as the capital of Christianity back in the Middle...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 29.00 Before departure £ 31.00 On board
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Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.


The cruise is available in the reverse itinerary. See ref. MML_PP(3)


For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) Depending on mooring availabilities, the stopover in Martigues may be replaced by Port Saint Louis du Rhône.

(2) Optional excursions.

(3) Ask for the detailed program of the opposite-direction cruise, Ref. MML_PP

Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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