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2022 2023

Provençal New Year's Eve in the Rhône Valley (port-to-port cruise)

5 Days - LNA_PP
# Description



There’s no better way to start off a New Year than with a cruise through the French countryside with stopovers in exciting, historical cities such as Lyon, Avignon, and Vienne.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board


  • 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


  • Create lifelong memories on board a festive ship decked out for passengers to ring in the New Year with pizzazz.

  • Discover(1):
    • Avignon and the Papal Palace
    • Lyon, city of lights
    • Vienne and its Roman vestiges
  • New Year's Eve dinner with wine and a glass of champagne


Day 1

28 December: LYON

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. in Lyon. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll begin to cruise to Arles. Enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Our ship will cruise through the night.

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Day 2

29 December: AVIGNON

We'll cruise towards Avignon. On arrival, join us for an optional excursion to visit the city and the Papal Palace. We'll cruise towards Tain-L'Hermitage.

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Day 3


We'll cruise towards Tain-L'Hermitage. On arrival, we’ll leave on foot for the optional tour of the Cité du Chocolat. Come and explore, smell, and taste chocolate in all of its forms at the Valrhona discovery center. Lastly, we’ll indulge in a tasting of course! Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. We'll cruise towards Vienne.

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Day 4

31 December: VIENNE - LYON

Join us for an optional tour of Vienne and its Roman vestiges. We'll then return on board and continue to cruise to Lyon. Upon arrival, join us for an optional visit of the city. Tonight is our special New Year's Eve dinner and evening.

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Day 5

1 January: LYON

Enjoy brunch on board before disembarking at 13:00 p.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

Departure 28/12/2023
Arrival 01/01/2024
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 28/12/2023
Arrival 01/01/2024
Ship : MS Rhone Princess Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 28/12/2023
Arrival 01/01/2024
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy


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

Your cruise with all meals from dinner on the first evening to brunch on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower and bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - onboard entertainment - New Year's Eve dinner with wine - a glass of champagne - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be booked and paid for on board or at your travel agency) - personal expenses - optional additional night on board.

Shore Excursions

Tain l'Hermitage, Wine tasting

Departure on foot for the visit of a wine cellar in Tain L'Hermitage. We'll discover the vats, barrels and storehouse and learn all there is to know about wine-making. Afterwards, we'll taste* a white wine (Côte du Rhône Samor...

Duration 1h30 Classic
Price per pers. 25.00 € Before departure 28.00 € On board
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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. 34.00 € Before departure 38.00 € On board
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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. 46.00 € Before departure 51.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Vienne

Meet up with the guides for a guided walking tour of Vienne, during which you will discover this Roman city rich in vestiges. The history of Vienna goes back more than 2000 years. The city is indivisible from the Rhône river and the surrounding...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 20.00 € Before departure 22.00 € On board
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Several ships available for this cruise

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

Optional additional night on board. Half board including: dinner, accommodation, and breakfast.

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Optional excursions.

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

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