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Highlights of the Rhone Valley

Discover the colourful lavender fields, captivating cities and pretty traditional villages of Provence on this superb cruise along the Rhone, with optional exciting excursions to the wild Camargue and stunning Ardeche Gorges

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5 nights from £968pp

River Cruise Holiday
Arles Ampitheatre
Flamingos in the Camargue
White horses in the Camargue
Pont du Gard
Ardeche Gorges

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Flight-inclusive package from just £1229pp!

Highlights of the Rhone Valley Special Offer

Discover the breathtaking scenery and architectural treasures of Provence and the Rhone Valley on this exciting river cruise.

Join your ship in the gastronomic city of Lyon and cruise to the fascinating city of Arles, renowned for its impressive ampitheatre. Perhaps visit picturesque Les Baux-de-Provence, the jewel of the Alpilles and considered one of the most beautiful villages in France. Continue to Port Saint Louis, your gateway to the stunning Camargue, which can be explored on an optional jeep safari.

Cruise to Avignon in the shadow of the majestic Palais des Papes, and on to Viviers, from where you can visit the Ardeche Gorges, a series of dramatic and truly breathtaking gorges. The final port of call before returning to Lyon is pretty Tain L'Hermitage, where there is an optional tour to the Vecors with a tasting of the famous Clairette de Die.

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LMX_PP - Highlights of the Rhone Valley Itinerary

Day 1 - Lyon (France)

Embark your ship in Lyon and spend the afternoon cruising. Settle into your cabin, before enjoying a welcome cocktail with the crew. Dinner and evening entertainment. Cruise through the night.

Day 2 - Arles

Spend the morning cruising. There are two optional excursions - a visit to the beautiful village of Baux-de-Provence and a hike in the Alpilles Mountains ending in Baux-de-Provence. This evening, there is an optional tour of Arles with its magnificent ampitheatre.

Day 3 - Arles - Port Saint Louis - Martigues

Today, perhaps visit a "manade" (bull breeding farm) in the Camargue and learn about how a manadier works on an optional tour, or join the optional jeep safari through the Camargue. This afternoon, cruise to Martigues where there is free time to explore before setting sail for Avignon.

Day 4 - Avignon - Viviers

There are two optional excursions to choose from - a guided tour of Avignon and the spectacular Palais des Papes and a hike along the Port du Gard with a visit to the museum. This afternoon, there is an optional visit to the breathtaking Ardeche Gorges. The ship cruises to Viviers.

Day 5 - Viviers - Tain L'Hermitage

Spend the morning cruising, before disembarking for an optional tour of the Vercors with a tasting of the famous Clairette de Die. Gala dinner and evening. The ship begins cruising to Lyon.

Day 6 - Lyon

Disembark your ship in Lyon.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 5-night full board accommodation
  • Unlimited complimentary house wine, beer, mineral water and soft drinks on board
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala farewell dinner
  • Entertainment on board
  • Cruise Manager
  • Port taxes
  • Fly-cruise package prices include return flights from the UK and overseas transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers
  • Optional Excursions (must be pre-booked at least 4 weeks before departure or bookable on board subject to availability)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance and expenses

Special Features

  • CroisiEurope is the leading French river cruise company. Their ships have a distinctly French flavour, the service and the food having received much praise from Blue Water Holidays customers. Staff and passengers come from many European countries and there may be other English speaking passengers on board.
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2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 28th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1272
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1272 Cruise Only from: £1316 Cruise Only from: £1386 Cruise Only from: £1548
  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £1107
      Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1107 Cruise Only from: £1168 Cruise Only from: £1310
    • Jul 5th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1202
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1202 Cruise Only from: £1240 Cruise Only from: £1307 Cruise Only from: £1469
    • Jul 9th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1469
      Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1469
    • Jul 20th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue
    • Jul 22nd - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh
  • August
    • Aug 7th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £1073
      Main Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1073 Cruise Only from: £1310
  • October
    • Oct 10th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1272
      Main Deck Cat C
      Cruise Only from: £1272
    • Oct 12th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Mistral From: £1367
      Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1367
    • Oct 17th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Mistral From: £1120
      Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1120 Cruise Only from: £1173
    • Oct 20th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1073
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1073 Cruise Only from: £1168 Cruise Only from: £1330
    • Oct 25th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1073
      Main Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1073 Cruise Only from: £1330

2025 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 28th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1097
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1129 Cruise Only from: £1187 Cruise Only from: £1295 Cruise Only from: £1353
  • April
    • Apr 4th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1097
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1129 Cruise Only from: £1187 Cruise Only from: £1295 Cruise Only from: £1353
    • Apr 9th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1097
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1129 Cruise Only from: £1187 Cruise Only from: £1295 Cruise Only from: £1353
    • Apr 15th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1097
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1129 Cruise Only from: £1187 Cruise Only from: £1295 Cruise Only from: £1353
    • Apr 20th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Mistral From: £968
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £968 Cruise Only from: £1002 Cruise Only from: £1044 Cruise Only from: £1144 Cruise Only from: £1186
    • Apr 23rd - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £968
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £968 Cruise Only from: £1002 Cruise Only from: £1044 Cruise Only from: £1186
    • Apr 26th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1187
      Main Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1187
  • May
    • May 17th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £1391
      Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1391
  • June
    • Jun 7th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1577
      Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1577
  • July
    • Jul 3rd - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1226
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1226 Cruise Only from: £1264 Cruise Only from: £1330
    • Jul 7th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1226
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1226 Cruise Only from: £1264 Cruise Only from: £1330 Cruise Only from: £1496
    • Jul 16th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £1097
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1129 Cruise Only from: £1187 Cruise Only from: £1271 Cruise Only from: £1329
    • Jul 21st - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1226
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1226 Cruise Only from: £1264 Cruise Only from: £1330 Cruise Only from: £1430 Cruise Only from: £1496
  • August
    • Aug 6th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1226
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1226 Cruise Only from: £1264 Cruise Only from: £1330 Cruise Only from: £1430 Cruise Only from: £1496
    • Aug 15th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £1097
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1097 Cruise Only from: £1129 Cruise Only from: £1187 Cruise Only from: £1271 Cruise Only from: £1329
    • Aug 20th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Van Gogh From: £1226
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1226 Cruise Only from: £1264 Cruise Only from: £1330 Cruise Only from: £1430 Cruise Only from: £1496
  • October
    • Oct 10th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Camargue From: £1301
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1301 Cruise Only from: £1330 Cruise Only from: £1411 Cruise Only from: £1577
    • Oct 14th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £1139
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £1139 Cruise Only from: £1187 Cruise Only from: £1249 Cruise Only from: £1391
    • Oct 25th - Lyon and back - Sailing on: Rhone Princess From: £968
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Cruise Only from: £968 Cruise Only from: £1002 Cruise Only from: £1044 Cruise Only from: £1144 Cruise Only from: £1186

Price Information

  • Single Supplement - Standard Ship - £409
  • Single Supplement - Premium Ship - £499
  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
  • Prices shown usually include all available discounts
Map for Highlights of the Rhone Valley