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

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, return flights or Eurostar from the UK, butler service and complimentary drinks

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2995pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Vineyards at Macon
  • Arles Roman Arena
  • Avignon

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Enchanting Rhone Special Offer

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 - UK - Lyon (France)

Fly from a choice of regional airports to Lyon or travel by Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord, then take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon. A representative will transfer you to your luxury ship. (D)

Day 2 - Lyon

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Lyon is full of Renaissance buildings and monuments and is famous for being the gastronomic heart of France and its silk trade. Discover the city's secret passageways and visit the Notre Dame Basilica, head to the medieval hilltop town of Perouges or join a guided cycle to Lyon's Botanical Gardens and Zoo. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Macon

Macon has a distinctly Mediterranean feel and is famous for its wines. Today choose from three excursions. Travel to the 'Golden Stone' region of Beaujolais and sample the wines, visit Cluny, a village built around the Benedictine Abbey or visit Chateau de Cormatin. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Vienne

This morning, enjoy a tour of Vienne or cycle through the picturesque landscapes. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Viviers - Avignon

Viviers has remained relatively untouched by modern development. This morning see the unusual cathedral and ancient homes on a guided walking tour of Viviers. This afternoon, relax on board as your ship navigates a series of locks on the way to Avignon. Alternatively, visit the beautiful provincial town of Grignan. Perhaps join the cooking class in Scenic Culinaire. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Avignon

Visit the majestic Palais-des-Papes on a guided city tour, take an excursion to Uzes and visit the Pont du Gard or head to a local food market with the ship's chef. There is also the option to sample the famous wines of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Scenic Enrich - Virtuoso musicians will showcase their skills at an exclusive concert at the prestigious Popes' Palace. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Tarascon

Relax on board this morning as you cruise into the Provencal town of Tarascon. This ancient fortified town on the banks of the Rhone is home to some of the most well-preserved medieval castles in France. Here there are three excursions to choose from: enjoy a tour of Arles Arena; visit the village of Les Baux and sample produce at an olive farm; or visit Saint-Remy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Tarascon - UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Marseille airport for your return flight to the UK or take the train from Avignon to Lille for the Eurostar to London St Pancas. (B)

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

Price Includes

  • 7-night all inclusive cruise
  • Flights from up to 15 regional airports to Lyon and return from Marseille, or Eurostar from St Pancras
  • 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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2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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    • Aug 27th - Lyon to Tarascon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3445
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    • Sep 3rd - Tarascon to Lyon - Sailing on: Scenic Sapphire From: £3495
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Price Information

  • Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a cabin
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