Provencal Rhone and the Camargue 2020 A-ROSA River Cruise

Join an enchanting cruise along the Rhone, the second longest river in France, which meets the River Saone at Lyon.
Among the many bridges that cross the Rhone is the world-famous Pont d'Avignon. Take in the diverse scenery of southern France with mesmerising views, lush vineyards and ancient cities to explore.

This expertly-planned river cruise includes a visit to the scenic Burgundy region, deservedly renowned for its fine wines, and you’ll get the chance to sample them for yourself while we’re here.

Also included is a visit to the stunning Camargue region, home to some breathtaking natural beauty. You’ll sail along the beautiful Rhone on the impressive A-Rosa Stella, whose panorama lounge and dance floor give you the chance to watch the world float by or to bust a move with your fellow cruisers

And why not indulge yourself in the on-board spa, with high-quality body and beauty treatments from trained professionals, or keep active in the gym, where you’ll find modern cardio equipment to help you stay in shape after enjoying the tempting on-board cuisine! The perfect Rhone river cruise experience...

8 Days by air

8 Days by rail

Shearings 2020 River Cruises
Lyon

Itinerary

Fly from a local airport to Lyon, where you are met and transferred to the MS A-ROSA STELLA, where you embark and commence your overnight cruise to Cochem.

Included: Dinner

Early this morning you arrive in Macon, famous for its celebrated white wines. Macon has a distinctly Mediterranean feel with colourful houses and terracotta roof tiles. This evening you continue your cruise overnight to the lively town of Chalon-sur-Saone.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A morning in Chalon-sur-Saone. The main focal point of this historic city is Saint Vincent Square dominated by the impressive cathedral. Explore Ile Saint Laurent where the former 15th century Belfry has spectacular views. After lunch your cruise continues to Lyon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The morning is spent in Lyon. Proud of its reputation as France’s capital of gastronomy, Lyon boasts over 1,800 eateries offering a wide range of local specialities. The unique ‘Traboules’, found in the old town, are narrow passageways connecting the ancient streets. Later, you continue sailing along the Rhone towards Avignon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arrival in Avignon early afternoon. This Roman city is famous for its ancient town centre, medieval ramparts, the Palais des Papes and the Pont d’Avignon, famed in song; all classed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You moor overnight in Avignon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Following a morning at leisure you continue your cruise to Arles, a city which inspired some of Vincent Van Gogh’s best works; with a Roman amphitheatre, shaded squares, cafes and restaurants. This afternoon enjoy an included excursion to the Camargue, an area of outstanding natural beauty with marshland teaming with wildlife. Overnight sailing to Aries.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your final days scenic cruise along the Rhone towards Lyon. There will be brief stops at Viviers in the morning and La Voulte-sur-Rhone in the afternoon to allow passengers to join optional excursions.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You disembark after breakfast and then transfer to Lyon Airport for your flight back to the UK.

Included: Breakfast