From the Saone to the Rhône

From £1,395
22-29 August

8 days 7 nights

A wonderful cruise through the Burgundy Wine country from France’s second city, Lyons to the ancient Roman city of Arles and to see the magical Camargue nature reserve and the elegant city walls of Avignon and the Pope’s Palace.

Itinerary includes:

  • Condor fast ferry to St Malo with coach transfer to Rennes. TGV (very fast train) to Lyons with coach transfer to the premium ship the “Rhône Princess”.
  • 8 day cruise, full board, drinks* included at all meals and in the bar.
  • Cruise Day 1: Lyons. Passengers are welcome to board with a welcome cocktail and evening dinner.
  • Cruise Day 2: Lyons - Mâcon. Optional guided tour of the elegant city of Lyons. Afternoon cruise to Mâcon.
  • Cruise Day 3: Mâcon - Vienne. Optional guided tour of the 2000 year old city and its Roman and historic monuments.
  • Cruise Day 4 & 5: Vienne - Arles - The Camargue. Optional morning tour with a stop at a local olive oil producer. Afternoon optional excursion to the huge nature reserve of the Camargue with its amazing array of waterfowl and flamingos, wild white horses and bulls. Visit to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer a pilgrimage centre for gypsies from all over Europe.
  • Cruise Day 6: Arles - Avignon - Viviers. Dinner on board with cruise to Avignon. Optional guided tour of Avignon and the former Pope’s Palace, a major feat of Gothic architecture dating from the medieval period when there were two rival Popes. Optional tour of the medieval city of Viviers.
  • Cruise Day 7: Viviers - Tournon - Lyon. Optional guided tour of Tournon. Evening Gala dinner with entertainment and dancing.
  • Cruise Day 8: Lyons. Breakfast on board before disembarking.
  • Transfer to the station and TGV to Rennes and coach transfer to St Malo and return ferry to Jersey.

*excludes champagne

£1,395 per person
Single Supplement: £395.

Guernsey: £1,495pp
Single Supplement: £495.

With 2 additional nights in St Malo 21st and 29th August.

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Call reservations on 01534 619633

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