Beauty of the Rhone – Lyon, Arles and Avignon

Beauty of the Rhone – Lyon, Arles and Avignon

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Beauty of the Rhone – Lyon, Arles and Avignon

9 Days Starting and ending in France

Visiting: Paris, Lyon, Avignon, Arles, Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, Martigues, Viviers, La Voulte-sur-Rhône, France

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

w9frh

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

8-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

Discover the authentic Provence from a unique perspective as we cruise from Lyon through one of the most beautiful regions of France. Relax aboard your floating vessel and soak up the rolling scenery as spectacular destinations come to you, with fantastic visits or ports of call including Avignon, Arles, Paris, Port St. Louis and more!

Highlights

  • Discover the authentic Provence from a unique perspective as we cruise from Lyon

  • Relax aboard your floating vessel and soak up the rolling scenery as spectacular destinations come to you

  • Fantastic visits or ports of call including Avignon, Arles, Paris, Port St. Louis and more!

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrive Paris
Location: Paris
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: City-style hotels
Meals Included: No Meals

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to the Paris area for a two-night stay.

Day 2 : Paris
Location: Paris
Accommodation: MS Van Gogh Cruise
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included visit to the cosmopolitan city of Paris. A large portion of the capital, including the River Seine, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and to make the most of your visit why not join our optional guided sightseeing tour? Our local guide will introduce you to some of the city’s most famous sights. We return to our hotel late afternoon.

Day 3 : Lyon
Location: Lyon
Accommodation: MS Van Gogh Cruise
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travel to Lyon and board the MS Van Gogh, sailing for the rest of the afternoon south of the city. After settling into your cabin, we'll receive a welcome cocktail followed by dinner. Our ship will cruise through the night towards Avignon.

Day 4 : Avignon To Arles
Location: Avignon, Arles
Accommodation: MS Van Gogh Cruise
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning will be spent cruising to Avignon. Enjoy an optional tour of Avignon by small land train. Our ship will cruise on to Arles.

Day 5 : Arles To Port St. Louis Or Martigues
Location: Arles, Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, Martigues
Accommodation: MS Van Gogh Cruise
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy time at leisure in Arles this morning – most famous for its exceptionally well-preserved amphitheatre – or an optional drive to the Camargue. This afternoon we cruise on towards Port St. Louis or Martigues.

Day 6 : Arles To Viviers
Location: Arles, Viviers
Accommodation: MS Van Gogh Cruise
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy time at leisure in Arles this morning – most famous for its exceptionally well-preserved amphitheatre – or an optional excursion to Les Baux de Provence. This afternoon will be spent cruising to Viviers.

Day 7 : Viviers To La Voulte
Location: Viviers, La Voulte-sur-Rhône
Accommodation: MS Van Gogh Cruise
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning will be spent cruising to La Voulte. Join our optional excursion exploring the Vercors Plateau. We rejoin our ship at Tain l’Hermitage or Tournon sur Rhône in time to prepare for our gala dinner and evening of entertainment. We sail through the night towards Lyon.

Day 8 : Lyon,
Location: Lyon, France
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Overnight Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

We arrive in Lyon, where we disembark, and head by coach to northern France and our overnight hotel.

Day 9 : Return Home
Location: France
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

What's Not Included

  • Insurance

Accommodation

You will spend five nights cruising the Rhone on board the MS Van Gogh.

Hotels in Northern France and Paris will be city-style hotels.

Check out our Q&As

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 8 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

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Oct 19, 2024 - Oct 27, 2024
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    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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