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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Provence and Camargue

A 6-night hotel barge cruise through scenic Provence, with fascinating visits to the Étang de Thau, medieval Aigues Mortes and the sun-drenched Camargue, with excursions, open bar and meals prepared by a Master Chef all included

Cruise Only
6 nights from £2093pp

Hotel Barge Holiday
  • Pont du Gard, Arles
  • Sete Harbour
  • Saintes Maries de la Mer
  • Saintes Maries de la Mer church
  • Aigues Mortes
  • Aigues Mortes City Wall

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This hotel barge cruise is the perfect way to discover the rich flavours, pretty villages and beautiful scenery of colourful Provence, with complimentary drinks on board, enriching shore excursions, fine French dining and bicycles for exploring on shore.

Explore the lagoons of Étang de Thau, renowned for their fresh shellfish, and enjoy stunning panoramic views from Mont Saint-Clair in the traditional town of Sète, before joining the scenic Rhône à Sète Canal.

Visit the fascinating fortified city of Aigues Mortes, discover the natural beauty of the Camargue with its pink flamingos and white horses, and admire the impressive Roman ruins of UNESCO-listed Arles.

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Provence and Camargue

Day 1 - Arles or Avignon - Sete (France)

Transfer by coach from Arles or Avignon to Sete. Embark Anne-Marie late afternoon. There will be a presentation of the crew before dinner.

Day 2 - Sete

Today we will have an excursion of the Étang De Thau and its Museum, where you will discover the shellfish farmers and fishermen. There will be an opportunity to taste some of the shellfish while taking in the beauty of the basin from a terrace. Enjoy a tour of Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert which is arguably one of the most beautiful villages in France. Overnight.

Day 3 - Sete - Palavas-Les-Flots

We take a tour to discover a manade and the life of its herders during a visit by wagon. We will also take part in a bull sorting. Before we return to the boat, we will have a delicious snack with products from the farm. Overnight.

Day 4 - Palavas-Les-Flots - Aigues-Mortes

Sail to Aigues-Mortes for a tour of this old fortified city which boasts a rich heritage. The city is located in the middle of the marshes and is one of the most beautiful sites in Provence. Tour the salt marshes on board a tourist train and visit the salt museum. After our visit we will return to the ship. Overnight.

Day 5 - Aigues-Mortes - Gallician

Today we have an excursion to the Camargue. There will be free time in the beautiful city of Sainte-Marie-la-Mer, where we recommend a visit to its fortified church. Overnight.

Day 6 - Gallician - Arles

Discover Arles on a wonderful tour of the cultural centre and its Roman ruins. Travel inland to find out about olive oil production in Provence, with an opportunity to taste some local products. Gala evening on board. Overnight.

Day 7 - Arles

Buffet breakfast on board before we disembark.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the itinerary in the light of conditions. Depending on mooring availability and weather conditions, the stopover in Sète could be replaced by a stopover in Frontignan

Price Includes

  • 6-night all-inclusive cruise on 22-passenger Hotel Barge Anne-Marie
  • Guided shore excursions
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea
  • Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Complimentary bicycles on board

Price Does Not Include

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • July
    • Jul 17th - Sete to Arles - Sailing on: Anne Marie From: £2114
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  • October
    • Oct 23rd - Sete to Arles - Sailing on: Anne Marie From: £2114
      Lower Deck Main Deck Disabled Cabin
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Price Information

  • Single supplement: £833
Map for Provence and Camargue