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Enchanting Rhone

Sample the gastronomic delights, fine wines and see the magnificent architecture of the Beaujolais region on this luxury, all inclusive cruise. Includes shore excursions, butler service and complimentary drinks

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7 nights from £2775pp

River Cruise Holiday
Avignon
Arles Roman Arena
Vineyards at Macon

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Explore the famous Beaujolais wine region of France cruising along the River Rhone in the South of France on this luxury 7-night river cruise. Including a wide range of shore excursions, complimentary drinks and butler service, this superb quality river cruise offers exceptional standards throughout.

Cruise from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lyon to Macon and sample some of the renowned wines. Discover the history in Vienne, visiting the Roman arena then continue along the Rhone, through the vineyard-lined valleys to Avignon, known as the 'City of Popes'.

Enjoy a special concert at the majestic Palais-des-Papes and take the opportunity to visit the famous Pont du Gard before cruising to the final port, Tarascon, from where you can visit the Roman amphitheatre in Arles.

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Enchanting Rhone Itinerary

Day 1 - Lyon (France)

Arrive in Lyon where you’ll be warmly welcomed on board your Scenic Space-Ship. (D)

Day 2 - Lyon

Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, then continue to Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across the city or join a guided bike ride to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo. Alternatively, learn about Lyon’s rich heritage in silk production, that dates back almost five centuries, during a silk painting workshop, or walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Macon

Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais and enjoy a tasting of the region’s wines. Or, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit Château de Cormatin, where you can admire the castles gilded rooms, surrounding moat and water features, as well as the perfectly manicured gardens. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Vienne

Take a walking tour in Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. Or, for the more active, take in the picturesque landscapes of this region on a guided cycling tour of Vienne and neighbouring villages where you will see an abundance of evidence of the city’s glory days as a Roman city. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Viviers

This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town of Viviers, nestled between hill and river, and visit its imposing cathedral. Alternatively, visit the beautiful provincial town of Grignan for a guided tour and a visit to the Château, before enjoying some time at leisure to explore on your own or you may choose to visit a Truffle Nursery and learn how Truffles are produced as well as their many uses. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Avignon

Shop with a Chef at the market then cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire (Please note: Most markets in France do not open on a Monday. If your visit falls on a Monday your on board chef will explain local produce in Scenic Culinaire and provide an extended Scenic Culinaire cooking demonstration.), or explore Avignon’s architectural wonder, the Pope’s Palace, where you will see the impressive architecture and grand halls that we once home to several popes. Alternatively, take an excursion to Pont du Gard, the impressive ancient Roman aqueduct, or sample the celebrated wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a Côtes du Rhône vineyard. After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Palais des Papes, you’ll be invited for an exclusive concert inside this elegant 14th century palace. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Avignon

Visit Les Baux, surrounded by incredible rock formations, picturesque olive groves and vineyards, and drop into a local olive farm to enjoy a tasting of its produce or visit the city of Arles, home to many impressive Roman ruins including the Arles Arena, which you will visit on your guided tour. Here you will also see why Arles has inspired many of the world’s greatest artists with its glorious landscapes. Alternatively, stay on board for a painting class and learn about the region’s artistic heritage. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Arles

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all inclusive cruise
  • Transfers to and from airport and ship
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water (Selected premium beverages not included)
  • Personal butler service with all cabins
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Included shore excursions (as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • On board entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty

Special Features

  • 17 Scenic FreeChoice options
  • Scenic Enrich: Enjoy an exclusive concert in the Grand Tinel Room at the Popes' Palace in Avignon
  • Opportunities to explore independently with your Scenic Tailormade device
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2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 28th - Lyon to Tarascon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3290
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  • May
    • May 5th - Tarascon to Lyon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3245
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  • June
    • Jun 8th - Tarascon to Lyon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3245
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  • July
    • Jul 15th - Lyon to Tarascon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3245
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    • Jul 22nd - Tarascon to Lyon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3245
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  • August
    • Aug 28th - Lyon to Tarascon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3245
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    • Sep 4th - Tarascon to Lyon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3290
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Price Information

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