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

Wine Regions of Provence

Discover the legendary wine regions along the Rhone, visit World Heritage listed Avignon and see why Arles inspired the artist Vincent Van Gogh on this 7-night cruise with guided excursions

Cruise Only
7 nights from £2386pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Lyon
  • Avignon
  • Tournon
  • Vineyards

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Wine Regions of Provence Special Offer

Explore the picturesque wine growing regions of Provence from the gastronomic capital, Lyon, along the Rhone to Arles in the South of France.

See the chateaux and vineyards of the Beaujolais wine growing region and sample the fine wines. Discover the Roman history of Vienne and visit the medieval town of Viviers.

Explore the hillside village of Grignan and see the sights of Avignon including the famous Papal Palace and Pont du Gard, a Roman engineering masterpiece. Conclude in Arles where a guided tour will take in the highlights including the Romanesque cathedral and Amphitheatre.

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Wine Regions of Provence Itinerary

Day 1 - Lyon (France)

Embark Amacello in Lyon. Gather this evening on board for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2 - Lyon

Visit Fourviere Hill before joining a panoramic tour of Lyon with highlights including Place Bellecour with its equestrian statue of Louis XIV, Place des Terreaux with Bartholdi’s Fountain, and the Town Hall. Later, enjoy a guided walking tour around Old Lyon. Reminder of the afternoon is at leisure, and there is the option to join a guided bike ride through the city.

Day 3 - Collonges - Vienne

This morning, enjoy a tour through the Beaujolais wine region, also known as the Pays d'Or. Indulge in a wine tasting and learn more about the history of the region's wine production. Return to the ship in the afternoon and continue cruising towards Vienne. Free evening to explore on your own. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Vienne - Tournon

Situated between the wine regions of Burgundy and Beaujolais, Vienne's Roman past can be seen in its magnificently preserved ruins. This morning, take a walking tour and see an ancient Roman temple, the ruins of a Roman theatre and the medieval Abbey Church of St. Pierre which is now an Archaeological Museum. Alternatively join the guided bike ride along the ViaRhona bike route or the guided hike up to the Mount Pipet Monastery. Your ship departs at midday for Tournon. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Tournon

Today you can enjoy an indulgent chocolate and red wine pairing at Le Chateau de Tournon, or a hike followed by a wine tasting. Or perhaps discover the magnificent scenery of the Gorge du Doux on an exciting train car ride. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Avignon

This morning there are three excursions to choose from. Enjoy a guided walking tour in Avignon including the Papal Palace and the well-preserved medieval walls that surround the historic centre of the town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps take the excursion to the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct that is a masterpiece of engineering, or indulge in a Tastes of Provence. Later, there is an excursion to the hilltop village of Grignan for a visit to a truffle farm (forward itinerary only). (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Avignon - Arles

Arrive in Arles this morning and board a motor coach for an excursion to the village of Les Baux de Provence where the castle has a fascinating exhibit of medieval weapons, then visit an olive farm. Alternatively, take the Artist Experience tour to the Carrieres de Lumieres, a stone quarry that projects European artwork on its walls, and Saint Paul de Mausole Asylum where Van Gogh once lived and worked. Late afternoon choose between a city tour of Arles or a guided bike ride (forward itinerary only) through the Roman ruins. You may instead join a special walking tour which visits the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation (forward itinerary only). The ship moors overnight in Arles. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Arles

Disembark AmaCello in Arles. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with French balconies
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner plus bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, on board music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Paris and Barcelona Extension Extend your cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Paris or a 3-night post-cruise stay in Barcelona. Please contact us for details
  • Paris and Nice Extension (2020) Extend your cruise with a 3-night post-cruise stay in Paris or a 3-night post-cruise stay in Nice. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • Special wine-themed itineraries:
  • 2020: Mar 19, 26; Apr 2, 9; Jul 23; Oct 29; Nov 5, 12
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 19th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2386
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2436 Brochure Price from: £2657 Brochure Price from: £3176 Brochure Price from: £3324 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £4287
      Blue Water Price from: £2386 Blue Water Price from: £2607 Blue Water Price from: £3126 Blue Water Price from: £3274 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £4237
    • Mar 26th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2460
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2510 Brochure Price from: £2731 Brochure Price from: £3250 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3472 Brochure Price from: £4361
      Blue Water Price from: £2460 Blue Water Price from: £2681 Blue Water Price from: £3200 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £3422 Blue Water Price from: £4311
  • April
    • Apr 2nd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2608
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2658 Brochure Price from: £2879 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £4509
      Blue Water Price from: £2608 Blue Water Price from: £2829 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £4459
    • Apr 9th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2756
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2806 Brochure Price from: £3027 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £3694 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £4657
      Blue Water Price from: £2756 Blue Water Price from: £2977 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £3644 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £4607
    • Apr 16th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2830
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £4731
      Blue Water Price from: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4681
    • Apr 23rd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2904
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2954 Brochure Price from: £3175 Brochure Price from: £3694 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4805
      Blue Water Price from: £2904 Blue Water Price from: £3125 Blue Water Price from: £3644 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4755
    • Apr 30th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2978
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3028 Brochure Price from: £3249 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4879
      Blue Water Price from: £2978 Blue Water Price from: £3199 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4829
  • May
    • May 7th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • May 14th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • May 28th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
  • June
    • Jun 4th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Jun 11th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Jun 25th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Jul 9th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Jul 16th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Jul 23rd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Jul 30th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
  • August
    • Aug 6th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Aug 13th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Aug 20th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Aug 27th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3126
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3176 Brochure Price from: £3397 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4138 Brochure Price from: £5027
      Blue Water Price from: £3126 Blue Water Price from: £3347 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4088 Blue Water Price from: £4977
  • September
    • Sep 3rd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3126
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3176 Brochure Price from: £3397 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4138 Brochure Price from: £5027
      Blue Water Price from: £3126 Blue Water Price from: £3347 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4088 Blue Water Price from: £4977
    • Sep 17th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3126
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3176 Brochure Price from: £3397 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4138 Brochure Price from: £5027
      Blue Water Price from: £3126 Blue Water Price from: £3347 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4088 Blue Water Price from: £4977
    • Sep 24th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3126
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3176 Brochure Price from: £3397 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4138 Brochure Price from: £5027
      Blue Water Price from: £3126 Blue Water Price from: £3347 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4088 Blue Water Price from: £4977
  • October
    • Oct 1st - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3126
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3176 Brochure Price from: £3397 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4138 Brochure Price from: £5027
      Blue Water Price from: £3126 Blue Water Price from: £3347 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4088 Blue Water Price from: £4977
    • Oct 8th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3052
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4953
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Oct 15th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2978
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3028 Brochure Price from: £3249 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4879
      Blue Water Price from: £2978 Blue Water Price from: £3199 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4829
    • Oct 22nd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2904
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2954 Brochure Price from: £3175 Brochure Price from: £3694 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4805
      Blue Water Price from: £2904 Blue Water Price from: £3125 Blue Water Price from: £3644 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4755
    • Oct 29th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2756
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2806 Brochure Price from: £3027 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £3694 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £4657
      Blue Water Price from: £2756 Blue Water Price from: £2977 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £3644 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £4607
  • November
    • Nov 5th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2608
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2658 Brochure Price from: £2879 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £4509
      Blue Water Price from: £2608 Blue Water Price from: £2829 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £4459
    • Nov 12th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2534
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2584 Brochure Price from: £2805 Brochure Price from: £3324 Brochure Price from: £3472 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £4435
      Blue Water Price from: £2534 Blue Water Price from: £2755 Blue Water Price from: £3274 Blue Water Price from: £3422 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £4385

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