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DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE

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# Package

DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE

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Description

Included in tour package

  • Porto by night
  • Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum
  • Vila Real and the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor)
  • Salamanca by bike (day trip - lunch included)(1)
  • Porto Wine Route (tasting)
  • Lamego
  • Hiking along the Douro

(1) Attention: children are under the responsibility of their parents and must be autonomous by bike.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Cruise along the North-South Axis from Amsterdam to Avignon (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 08/05/2019
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AMSTERDAM - WESEL - DÜSSELDORF - COLOGNE - KÖNIGSWINTER - KOBLENZ - MAINZ - WORMS - STRASBOURG - BASEL - CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE - LYON - TOURNON - ARLES - AVIGNON

Let yourself be tempted by this charming cruise along  two mythical rivers, the Rhine and the Rhone. From the Netherlands via  France to Germany, you will enjoy 11 unforgettable days. Visit Amsterdam with its charming winding little canals creating an idyllic setting, and Mainz with its cosmopolitan atmosphere. Discover also Lyon and Arles, two UNESCO World Heritage cities willing to retale their history through pleasant walks or bike rides.

11 Days
START IN 2019
Departure 08/05/2019
Arrival 18/05/2019
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Departure 23/06/2019
Arrival 03/07/2019
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Departure 09/09/2019
Arrival 19/09/2019
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Departure 09/10/2019
Arrival 19/10/2019
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* Price based on double occupancy

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From Burgundy to the Camargue along the Saône and the Rhône Rivers (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 04/05/2019
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LYON - MÂCON - VIENNE - ARLES - AVIGNON - VIVIERS - TOURNON - LYON

History and authenticity will be on the program throughout your cruise on the Rhone. You will discover cities with rich historical and cultural pasts such as Lyon with its famous 'traboules' - secret passages. Visit the Cluny Abbey, which has had an exceptional political, artistic and religious influence on Europe, then admire the castle of Tournon which stands upright on its majestic rock in the heart of the town and houses a museum labeled "Museum of France" since 1927.

8 Days
START IN 2019
Departure 04/05/2019
Arrival 11/05/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 16/05/2019
Arrival 23/05/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 01/06/2019
Arrival 08/06/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 20/07/2019
Arrival 27/07/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 05/08/2019
Arrival 12/08/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/09/2019
Arrival 17/09/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 22/09/2019
Arrival 29/09/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 08/10/2019
Arrival 15/10/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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The gateway to Provence, the Camargue, the Rhône and the Saône (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 04/04/2019
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MARTIGUES(1) - ARLES - AVIGNON - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE

From Martigues to Lyon via Arles, the Camargue, Avignon and Tain l'Hermitage, go on an unforgettable cruise. Visit The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave which contains some of the best-preserved figurative cave paintings in the world, as well as other evidence of Upper Paleolithic life. In the coolness and the humidity it offers, you can be fully immersed through sound and olfactory worlds. Discover Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage city, which retales 2,000 years of history through its old cobbled streets.  

7 Days
Departure city
START IN 2019
Departure 04/04/2019
Arrival 10/04/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 16/04/2019
Arrival 22/04/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 18/04/2019
Arrival 24/04/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 30/05/2019
Arrival 05/06/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 23/06/2019
Arrival 29/06/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 28/09/2019
Arrival 04/10/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 09/10/2019
Arrival 15/10/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

START IN 2019
Departure 04/04/2019
Arrival 10/04/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 16/04/2019
Arrival 22/04/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 18/04/2019
Arrival 24/04/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 30/05/2019
Arrival 05/06/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 23/06/2019
Arrival 29/06/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 28/09/2019
Arrival 04/10/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 09/10/2019
Arrival 15/10/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

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The Saône, the Rhône, the Camargue and the gateway to Provence (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 22/04/2019
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CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE - MÂCON - LYON - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - AVIGNON - ARLES - MARTIGUES(1)

From Lyon to Martigues via Tain l'Hermitage, Avignon, Arles and the Camargue, go on an unforgettable cruise. Discover Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage city, which retales 2,000 years of history through its old cobbled streets. Visit The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave which contains some of the best-preserved figurative cave paintings in the world, as well as other evidence of Upper Paleolithic life. In the coolness and the humidity it offers, you can be fully immersed through sound and olfactory worlds.

7 Days
Departure city
START IN 2019
Departure 22/04/2019
Arrival 28/04/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 18/05/2019
Arrival 24/05/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 05/06/2019
Arrival 11/06/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 04/10/2019
Arrival 10/10/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 15/10/2019
Arrival 21/10/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 29/10/2019
Arrival 04/11/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

START IN 2019
Departure 22/04/2019
Arrival 28/04/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 18/05/2019
Arrival 24/05/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 05/06/2019
Arrival 11/06/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 04/10/2019
Arrival 10/10/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 15/10/2019
Arrival 21/10/2019
Ship : MS Mistral Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 29/10/2019
Arrival 04/11/2019
Ship : MS Van Gogh Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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The Valleys of the Rhône and Saône: Gastronomy and vineyards (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 19/10/2019
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LYON - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - LYON - COLLONGES AU MONT D'OR - MÂCON - BELLEVILLE - LYON

Gastronomy and viticulture enthusiasts, this cruise between Rhône and Saône will seduce you. From the Rhone Valley to the Beaujolais vineyards, through the vineyards of Côte Rôtie and the terroir of Condrieu, go for a discovery tour with tastings that will tantalize your palate.

5 Days
START IN 2019
Departure 19/10/2019
Arrival 23/10/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 23/10/2019
Arrival 27/10/2019
Ship : MS Camargue Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

Shore Excursions

Porto by night

A unique opportunity to admire the city of Porto by night during a panoramic tour by bus. You will love the old, preserved districts of this city of immense character, classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Porto is not only a city rich in vesti...

Duration 1h15

Touring Porto via tram and visiting the Tram Museum

We'll leave from Vila Nova de Gaia by coach for downtown Porto. Once we arrive, we'll board one of the city's trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of the Douro. Our visit will include a stop at the t...

Duration 4h00

Vila Real and Mateus Palace

We'll leave from Regua or Pinhão for Vila Real, where aristocrats built grand palaces during the 16th and 17th centuries. The architecture of the religious buildings is here extremely varied. We'll take a panoramic tour of the city by coach, followe...

Duration 4h00

Salamanca by bike

You'll leave by coach with your host/hostess from Barca d'Alva for Salamanca where you'll meet up with your guides. Is there a more unusual way to tour this Spanish city than on a comfortable bike? Along with your guide, you will ride alo...

Duration 10h30

Wines trail of Porto

Departure from Ferradosa for our excursion along the Porto wine route. We'll discover this incredible vineyard extending over 100 km along the Douro river all the way to the Spanish border. We'll visit San Salvador do Mundo and Sao Joao da Pe...

Duration 4h00

Guided tour of Lamego

Departure by coach from Regua to Lamego for a guided tour of the city center by coach and on foot. Lamego is a charming episcopal and commercial town where you'll get to discover the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Sanctuary. This 18th century church stan...

Duration 4h00

Hiking along the Douro

We'll leave by coach for the mouth of the Douro River. Here, you'll set out with your guide for a hike along the Douro, passing through the traditional fishing village of São Pedro da Afurada. We'll have a great view of Porto and i...

Duration 3h00

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