From the Saône to the Rhône

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LYON - MACON - VIENNE - ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

DAY 1 : LYON

Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Lyon at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Onboard entertainment will continue in the lounge. We'll remain in port overnight.

DAY 2 : LYON - MACON

Join us on the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Lyon. You will discover the second largest city in France, situated at the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône.
DISCOVERY: Bike ride through 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. Don't miss the tasting of local products and delicacies in the heart of Vieux Lyon!
We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising towards Mâcon. Enjoy dinner and an evening of dancing and onboard entertainment. We’ll reach Mâcon in the evening and remain in port overnight.

DAY 3 : MACON - VIENNE

Join us on the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Set off by coach for our excursion to visit the abbey ruins in Cluny.
DISCOVERY: Your guide will lead you through the streets of Macon on foot to discover the rich heritage of this fascinating city. During your tour, you'll be able to taste many of the local products. You'll have some free time to explore on your own before heading back to the ship.
We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment. We'll reach Vienne later this evening and remain in port overnight.

DAY 4 : VIENNE - ARLES

Join us on the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit of Vienne. Once the capital of a Roman province, 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 return on board and spend the afternoon cruising towards Arles. Tonight’s entertainment will be provided by the crew. Our ship will cruise through the night.

DAY 5 : ARLES - The Camargue

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit of Arles. You discover this cultural center and its Roman ruins, and then travel inland to find out about olive oil production in Provence.
This afternoon, join us on the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover the Camargue. We’ll visit a "manade" (horse breeding farm) and learn about how a manadier works with the animals.
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.
We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of traditional Provençal entertainment. We'll remain in port overnight.

DAY 6 : ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS

We’ll cruise towards Avignon. Join us on the 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.
We’ll return on board and spend the afternoon cruising towards Viviers. After dinner, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: we’ll visit Viviers, home to the smallest cathedral in France. We'll remain in port overnight.

DAY 7 : VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

The morning will be spent cruising. Once we arrive in Tournon, join us on the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the city. We'll visit the imposing Castle-Museum of Tournon-sur-Rhône, one of the finest castles in the Ardèche region. Afterwards, we’ll indulge in a tasting of local wine and regional delicacies.
DISCOVERY: We’ll leave on foot for the Cité du Chocolat in Tain l’Hermitage. Come and explore, smell and taste chocolate in all of its forms at the Valrhona discovery center.
We’ll then return on board. Tonight’s our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will cruise towards Lyon during the night.

DAY 8 : LYON

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation. Subject to CroisiEurope terms and conditions of sale - License IM067100025
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