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Discover a world of iconic cities, inspiring culture, wistful countryside and memorable cuisine. Travel through the lush green landscapes, atmospheric cities along the Rhône River.

Sailing Dates
Departs: Thu, Mar 30 2017
Arrives: Thu, Apr 6 2017
Cruise code: EUPCR08 + show other sailings
Package Includes
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion throughout your cruise*
  • Freedom of Choice Sightseeing Inclusions are available in selected locations.
  • Unique cultural experiences
  • Gold or Silver Butler Service, room service & champagne on arrival champagne on arrival (select suites)
  • Europe’s finest onboard dining – La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs member 
  • Expert services of a Cruise Director
  • Designed for Australians & New Zealander

*Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
*Complimentary beverages do not include French Champagne, premium spirits and selected wines - these are available at an additional cost

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Discover a world of iconic cities, inspiring culture, wistful countryside and memorable cuisine. Travel through the lush green landscapes, atmospheric cities along the Rhône River.

Sailing Dates
Departs: Thu, Mar 30 2017
Arrives: Thu, Apr 6 2017
Cruise code: EUPCR08 + show other sailings
Inclusions
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion throughout your cruise*
  • Freedom of Choice Sightseeing Inclusions are available in selected locations.
  • Unique cultural experiences
  • Gold or Silver Butler Service, room service & champagne on arrival champagne on arrival (select suites)
  • Europe’s finest onboard dining – La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs member 
  • Expert services of a Cruise Director
  • Designed for Australians & New Zealander

*Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
*Complimentary beverages do not include French Champagne, premium spirits and selected wines - these are available at an additional cost

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Day 1. Arles, Embark Ship
Travel to Arles and board your luxury river ship.
Daily Meals Included: • Dinner

Day 2. Arles, Freedom of Choice
Today, perhaps visit Les Baux-de-Provence for a tour of its castle, Château des Baux, followed by free time to explore at leisure. Then visit a working olive mill and farm in Saint Rémy de Provence. Discover the age-old Provençal tradition of olive growing during a tour, and savour a tasting. Alternatively, tour the olive farm then visit Saint-Paul de Mausole Asylum, where Van Gogh spent many of his later years. This afternoon, embark on a tour taking you to the ancient Roman relics of Arles - collectively classified as a World Heritage-listed site. Enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner onboard.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 3. Avignon
Arrive in Avignon, once an important centre of the Catholic Church. A local guide will take you on a discovery of the city, including a visit to the remarkable Palace of the Popes, which served as a fortress, a church and a residence to the Popes that once governed the Christian world. In the afternoon, travel to the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct that stands some 50 metres above the Gordon River.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4. Viviers, Freedom of Choice, Grignan
Enjoy breakfast before your ship docks in Viviers. Disembark and head to a lavender estate for a tour and a special workshop. Or, visit a truffle farm for an insight into this unique industry. Head out with the dogs in search of truffles then enjoy a tasting of these rare delicacies. Later, journey to Grignan, a hillside village surrounded by lavender fields. Here, embark on a private tour of Grignan Castle then enjoy a Cocktail Reception and tastings of regional produce while you’re entertained by local musicians. Later, cruise towards Tournon and Tain-l’Hermitage, twin towns that face each other across the Rhône River.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5. Tournon, Freedom of Choice, Vienne
Choose to experience the natural beauty of the Ardéche Mountains on a rail journey aboard the historic Ardéche Steam Train. Or, visit Eden Park garden and be captivated by panoramic views of Tournon with the river stretching out below. Re-board your ship and cruise to the city of Vienne. After dinner on board, you may wish to step out for a lovely evening stroll through the ancient streets.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 6. Belleville, Beaujolais Region, Freedom of Choice, Lyon
Arrive in Belleville today and choose your Freedom of Choice activity. Perhaps explore the picturesque natural area known as The Domes, home to more than one thousand ponds. You’ll visit a farm to taste local delights, then stop in the town of Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne where you may wish to sample the local specialty - frog legs. Alternatively, visit the hilltop village of Oingt, then head to a family-owned winery for a tour and tasting. Tonight, indulge in a gourmet feast at L’Abbaye de Collonges, owned by Michelin-starred chef Paul Bocuse.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 7. Lyon, Freedom of Choice
Experience the gastronomic centre of France, Lyon, on your chosen sightseeing activity today. You may wish to take a guided city tour, then learn all about Lyon’s luxurious silk trade with on a visit to a local silk workshop, located in the heart of the charming Croix-Rousse quarter. Another option is a guided culinary walk, taking in Lyon’s incredible fresh food markets and stopping by local artisan producers.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 8. Depart Lyon
Alight your ship in Lyon where your cruise concludes. You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast

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Please note: All prices featured are per person AUD (unless otherwise stated), and include non commission fares (taxes, fees and port expenses). Prices and availability are subject to change due to changes made by the Cruise Companies. Prices quoted are based on payments made via BPAY or bank transfer. Visa and Mastercard credit card payments incur a 1.2% transaction fee, 0.5% for debit cards and 2.8% for American Express.

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