|Purpose:||River Cruising, Relaxation, History, Culture|
|No. of days:||4 days - 3 nights|
|First & Last Cities:||Martigues, Lyon|
|Other cities:||Avignon, Viviers, Tain L’Hermitage, Vienne|
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Day 1: Martigues
Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Martigues (1) at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew. Our ship will start sailing to Avignon.
Day 2: Avignon (City of the Popes), Viviers (The Vivarais)
Enjoy breakfast on board and take one of the excursions proposed. Return on board in Saint-Etienne-des-Sorts and have lunch while the ship will leave for Viviers. We'll remain in port overnight.
Classic option: Visit the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
Discovery option (at a supplement): Hike along the Pont du Gard and visit to the museum. You'll leave by coach for the Pont du Gard, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture. We'll hike along the aqueduct trail, a 2-mile walk through the site with numerous viewing points. At the end of our trek, we'll visit the museum.
In the afternoon, join us for an excursion common for both packages: tour of the Gorges de l’Ardèche by coach.
Day 3: Viviers, Tain-l’Hermitage
The morning will be spent cruising. Today’s excursion (Vercors Regional Natural Park) is common for both packages. We'll leave by coach towards Die, where you will visit a wine cellar and taste the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board in Tain-l'Hermitage. Tonight is our festival gala evening. We'll remain in port overnight.
Day 4: Tain-l’Hermitage, Vienne, Lyon
Breakfast on board before taking one of this morning’s excursions. Return to the ship to enjoy lunch before disembarking at 2:00 p.m.
Classic option: Guided tour of Vienne, the Roman city.
Discovery option (at a supplement): Explore Vienne on a Segway! After familiarizing yourself with your Segway, you'll set off on an original tour of this charming “Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history.
Note: For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
(1) Boarding in Martigues subject to mooring availability; if necessary, boarding may take place in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône.
Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink in moderation.
|Sailing Dates||Vessel Name||Main Deck||Upper Deck||Excursion Package*|
|8/23-8/26||MS Van Gogh||$1,005||$1,239||n/a||n/a||Included||$129|
|5/18-5/21||MS Van Gogh||$1,295||$1,745||$1,479||$1,929||Included||**|
|7/20-7/23||MS Van Gogh||$1,259||$1,709||$1,445||$1,895|
|8/11-8/14||MS Van Gogh||$1,259||$1,709||$1,445||$1,895|
|10/19-10/22||MS Van Gogh||$1,229||$1,679||$1,415||$1,865|
Prices are per person and may change without notice.
Sailing dates may not be available at time of booking due to heavy demand
Capacity is controlled and specific cabins may not be available at time of booking.
** Package is free if booked before cruise departure
Tour Code: FR_ROD_AIPP