Scenic Rhone to the Mediterranean A-ROSA River Cruise

Take in two of Europe’s most spectacular rivers on a relaxing cruise through the spectacular Rhine and Moselle Valleys.

Follow the River Rhone as it heads to the Mediterranean on this 8 day river cruise aboard the MS A-ROSA STELLA. During your cruise, you will get the opportunity to discover the architectural wonder of the Pont du Gard, visit the Roman cities of Avignon and Arles, experience the natural beauty of the Camargue and so much more on this cruise through France.

8 Days by air

8 Days by rail

10 Days by coach

Shearings 2020 River Cruises
Cologne

Itinerary

You board the MS A-ROSA STELLA in Lyon and commence your cruise sailing to Viviers.

Included: Dinner

This afternoon you arrive in Viviers, known as ‘Gateway to the Ardeche’. Explore this charming medieval town with its narrow, cobbled streets and elegant cathedral. Early evening you commence your overnight cruise to Avignon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You wake in Avignon where you spend the day. You have an included excursion to the Pont du Gard, an ancient three tiered aqueduct that crosses the river Gardon. There is also an optional guided city tour. Overnight cruise to Arles.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

At leisure in Arles, famous for its wealth of Roman heritage, including the amphitheatre dating back to the 1st century BC. It is also renowned for its association with Van Gogh. The famous artist lived here for a year however was inspired to produce many paintings of the area during this short time. Join an optional guided walking tour. You moor overnight in Arles.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You depart Arles and your cruise continues through the morning. This afternoon you arrive at Port-Saint-Louis, located at the mouth of the River Rhone. You enjoy an included excursion around the beautiful Camargue. This unique area, covered with meadows, ponds, swamps, rivers and salt marshes, is a paradise for migratory birds, a nesting area for flamingoes, and home to bulls and wild horses. During the evening your cruise commences to Tournon/Tain l’ Hermitage.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You continue along the Rhone during the day to reach Tournon/Tain l’ Hermitage late afternoon. These two picturesque towns lie on either side of the Rhone - Tain l’Hermitage boasts famous vineyards planted on steep terraces whilst Tournon’s imposing castle, built on a granite rock dominates the village. After dinner you continue your cruise back to Lyon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The morning is spent in Lyon, France’s third largest city with its indisputable gastronomic capital, set at the confluence of the Rhone & Saone rivers. Take a stroll through the streets and discover the narrow secret passageways known as ‘traboules’ that Lyon is famous for. You moor overnight in Lyon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You enjoy breakfast before disembarking in Lyon and continue home.

Included: Breakfast