Cruising the Rhone & Picturesque Provence

Operator: Just You
Destination: France
Price From: £3299.00

Tour Overview:

From Lyon, this cruise heads north on the Sane then on to the Rhne towards the Mediterranean sea. Explore the colorful countryside of the South of France and the beauty of its historical cities, including the famous Ardche Gorge. Continue into Provence and the Camargue where the incomparable atmosphere inspired Van Gogh. Visit Burgundy, learn why the Romans felt so at home in Mcon and Arles, and explore Avignon with its great buildings including the papal palace.

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Just You Holiday Director

  • Return flights from London

  • Overseas transfers, other transportation, and porterage

  • 7 nights onboard Nicko cruises – Bijou du Rhone

  • 20 included meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners

  • Unlimited drinks package*

  • All gratuities and WIFI on the cruise

  • All port fees


Day 1: UK – Lyon

Today you will fly to Lyon. On arrival, we will transfer you to your Nicko Cruises ship. After time to settle into your cabin, meet your traveling companions over a welcome drink prior to dinner onboard. Meals included: D

Day 2: Chalon-sur-Sane – Burgundy

Arrive mid-morning into Chalon-sur-Sane. Take a tour to Burgundy, famous for its wines and religious houses. After time to explore, return to the cruise for lunch and an afternoon at leisure cruising. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 3: Mcon – Belleville – Trevoux

Enjoy a morning at leisure in Mcon or take optional excursions to Cluny Monastery or Chteau Cormatin. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4: Viviers

Arrive in Viviers around lunchtime. Explore Viviers or take an optional excursion to Ardche Gorge. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 5: Arles

Visit Arles, known for its Roman history and Van Gogh’s inspiration. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 6: Avignon

Tour Avignon, exploring its history as the city of the Catholic Popes. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 7: Lyon

Take a guided walking tour of Lyon’s UNESCO World Heritage old quarter. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 8: Lyon – UK

After breakfast onboard, disembark the ship and transfer to Lyon airport for your return flight to the UK. Meals included: B