This cruise covers the colourful countryside in the south of France and the beauty of its historical cities. It’ll take you to the famousCanyons of the Ardèche and into Provence and the Camargue with its incomparable atmosphere, which inspired van Gogh to createsome of his great masterpieces. From Lyon, the cruise heads north on the Saône to Chalon-sur-Saône, with excursion options toBurgundy and then on the Rhône towards the Mediterranean Sea. In cities such as Mâcon and Arles, you can relate to why the Romansfelt so at home there. In Avignon, great buildings await, such as the papal palace. If you want to, you can explore the picturesqueregion of Burgundy with its monasteries and castles, for three more days at the end of your cruise.
Why this river cruise?
- Travel through the enchanting South of France on the Rhône and the Saône
- Enjoy your holiday for even longer with our extension programme in Burgundy
- Travel in the footsteps of the ancient Romans, e.g. in the arena in Arles or at the former aqueduct, the Pont du Gard
- Enjoy unique nature in the Camargue with its wild horses and flamingos