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7-Day Martigues - Chalon-sur-Saône Cruise

7-Day Martigues - Chalon-sur-Saône Cruise

From
€1,049 Per Person
 

A memorable 7-day cruise between Martiques and Chalon-sur-Saone as you cruise along the Rhone and Saone rivers.

  • Country / Region
    France / Camargue & Provence
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
From
€1,049 Per Person
 

A memorable 7-day cruise between Martiques and Chalon-sur-Saone as you cruise along the Rhone and Saone rivers.

  • Country / Region
    France / Camargue & Provence
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivityActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary CruiseCruise Cruise between Martigues-Chalon-sur-SaoneDrinksDrinks Unlimited complimentary onboard beveragesDrinks Drinks Welcome CocktailMealsMeals All meals on boardInclusionInclusion WiFi on boardActivityActivity Observe wildlife.

Summary

Discover the south of France as you cruise between the charming Martigues and Chalon-sur-Saône. Visit the Beaujolais vineyards, the unspoiled Ardeche gorges and the wildlife or Camargue.

 

Inclusions

  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages
  • All meals onboard
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy tablet for guests' use
  • Shore excursions with wireless audio system
  • Port talk
  • Captain's welcome cocktail reception
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • On board professional entertainment & crew team show
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees

 

Exclusions

  • All drinks on the wine list as well as all drinks taken while on excursions or transfers, including Champagne ordered at the bar
  • Insurance cancellation/luggages
  • Optional excursions
  • Personal expenses

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Dates & Prices 

2018 Departures

Departure Date Arrival Date Ship Price per person 
07/04/2018 13/04/2018  MS Mistral From 1,049 Euros
09/04/2018 15/04/2018   From 1,279 Euros
19/04/2018 25/04/2018 MS Mistral From 1,049 Euros
21/04/2018 27/04/2018   From 1,279 Euros
10/06/2018 16/06/2018   From 1,449 Euros
22/06/2018 28/06/2018   From 1,449 Euros 
07/07/2018 13/07/2018   From 1,349 Euros 
30/07/2018 05/08/2018   From 1,349 Euros
04/10/2018 10/10/2018   From 1,229 Euros
07/10/2018 13/10/2018  MS Mistral From 1,449 

Note: Price per passenger in double-occupancy cabin on main deck. This price can vary according to departure date, cabin deck, ship category and/or single-occupancy (additional fees).

Itinerary 

Day 1, Martigues
Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Martigues at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Enjoy dinner followed by free time in this typically Mediterranean town. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 2, Port Saint Louis - Arles - Avignon
We'll begin to cruise in the morning for Port-Saint-Louis. Optional excursions proposed:

  • Classic: Excursion to the Camargue—an immense exceptional plain where the sea, wetlands and pools are inhabited by an extraordinary variety of water fowl. Sit back and admire the rivers, marshes, ponds, pink flamencos, black bulls and the famous, indigenous Camargue horses.
  • Discovery: 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.

Optional afternoon excursions proposed:

  • Classic: Optional walking tour of Arles.
  • Discovery: You'll be taken by coach to the starting point of a hike in the Alpilles Mountains to the village of Baux-de-Provence. You'll have a great view of the legendary village and the surrounding valley.

After our tours, we'll continue to cruise to Avignon, arriving at 8:30 p.m. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 3, Avignon - Viviers
Optional excursions proposed:

  • Classic: Guided tour of Avignon and the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
  • Discovery: You'll leave by coach for the Pont du Gard, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture. We'll hike along the aqueduct trail, a 2-mile walk through the site with numerous viewing points. At the end of our trek, we'll visit the museum.

The afternoon will be spent cruising, arriving in Viviers. Optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour on foot of the city. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 4, Viviers - Tain l'Hermitage
Optional excursion for both packages: Enjoy a panoramic view of the impressive deep valleys, dense vegetation and granite and volcanic rocks that line the Gorges de l’Ardèche. We'll return to the ship in La Voulte.

In the afternoon, optional excursion for both packages: excursion to the Vercors Massif. We'll leave by coach towards Loriol-sur-Drôme and Die, where you will visit a wine cellar and taste the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board in Tain-l'Hermitage. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 5, Tain l'Hermitage - Vienne - Lyon
We'll cruise towards Vienne this morning. Optional excursions proposed:

  • Classic: Guided tour on foot of Vienne - once the capital of a Roman province. Numerous Roman vestiges are still visible in modern Vienne.
  • Discovery: Explore Vienne on a Segway! After familiarizing yourself with your Segway, you'll set off on an original tour of this charming “Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history.

We'll then cruise towards Lyon. Optional excursions proposed:

  • Classic: Guided tour of the city. You will discover the second largest city in France, situated at the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône.
  • Discovery: 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. Don't miss the tasting of local products and delicacies in the heart of Vieux Lyon!

We'll return on board, and depart at nightfall to admire the city lights at night. We'll arrive in Trevoux and remain in port overnight.

Day 6, Tournus - Chalon-sur-Saone
Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking in Chalon-sur-Saône. You'll be transferred by coach to Lyon, arriving in front of the “Brasserie Georges” later in the morning.

Day 7, Chalon-sur-Saone - Lyon
Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking in Chalon-sur-Saône. You'll be transferred by coach to Lyon, arriving in front of the “Brasserie Georges” later in the morning.

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