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Burgundy, the River Rhône and Provence River Cruise with Lake Geneva and Golden Pass Extension

Burgundy, the River Rhône and Provence River Cruise with Lake Geneva and Golden Pass Extension

11 days from only £2,498pp

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Experience more with so much included

  • Happy by day two or we'll bring you home with a full refund
  • Seven visits and tours, including Lyon, Arles, Avignon and Vienne; a wine tasting in Beaune, and excursions to the Ardèche Gorges, Popes’ Palace and the Pont du Gard 
  • Four additional visits and tours including Chillon Castle, Lake Geneva cruise, Glacier 300 visit and Golden Pass train
  • Seven nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, with river views 
  • Three nights in a centrally located hotel in either Lausanne or Montreux
  • All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure, including a welcome dinner and the Captain’s Dinner
  • B&B and one lunch on the extension tour
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides 
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
 
At a Glance
7 nights on board a 5-star ship
3 nights in hotel accommodation
Return flights & transfers
11 visits and tours
Full board cruise, B&B hotels plus 1 lunch
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
Expert Cruise Director & Concierge
All port charges & airport taxes
Checked Luggage
 

 

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Overview

Make the very most of your holiday in this spectacularly scenic region with a three-night stay on the elegant shores of sparkling Lake Geneva with its chic lakeside towns, Mediterranean flavour and incredible Alpine backdrop. Soak up the old-world charm of picturesque Annecy, cruise the sophisticated palm-fringed Montreux Riviera and experience the thrill of Glacier 3000 and the magnificent Golden Pass, one of the world’s most scenic mountain rail journeys.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of Sole Occupancy cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes: 

The Cruise

  • Full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant.
  • Morning/afternoon tea and coffee on board the ship
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Airport transfers
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • Travel to and from port of embarkation
  • The services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and concierge

The Extension:

  • Three nights in a centrally located hotel in Lausanne or Montreux with breakfast. 1 lunch included on the lake cruise.
  • An expert Riviera Travel tour manager

Our Drinks Package

Pouring red wine into glass
 

7 night drinks package available from £129 per person

Tea, coffee and water will be served complimentary throughout your cruise, but should you wish to indulge in a glass of wine or a beer with your lunch or dinner, we would recommend adding our drinks package to your booking.

Simply relax and when it’s time to dine in the restaurant, take your pick from a range of: draught beer; non-alcoholic beer; soft drinks; juices; red, white and rosé house wines; and wine recommendations from the menu by the glass.

If you choose not to purchase a drinks package, there is a vast selection of drinks on board each ship available for individual purchase. View the example bar list.

To purchase the drinks package please call our reservations team.

Please note that drinks packages must be purchased by all guests occupying the same cabin or suite, and do not include drinks from the bar. The bar menu is an example, with brands and prices varying across ships and itineraries.

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro & Swiss Francs/CHF
  • Flight Time: Approx. 1 hr 50 mins to 2 hrs
  • Language: French
  • Time Zone: GMT+1
  • Country: France & Switzerland

Wi-Fi

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship for the duration of your cruise. Please note that speeds may vary.

Visa Information

UK Citizens do not require a visa to enter France or Switzerland however must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa information visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france/entry-requirements or for Switzerland visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/switzerland/entry-requirements

We are unable to accept responsibility if you are unable to travel because you have not complied with any passport/entry/immigration requirements.

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to call us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.

Transfer Times

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependent on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

Airport Ship location Transfer time
Marseille Airport Avignon 1 hr 30 mins
Montpellier Airport 1 hr 30 mins
Nice Airport 3 hrs including comfort stop
Hotel location Airport Transfer time
Montreux
Geneva 1 hr 15 mins
Lausanne Geneva 1 hr 15 mins

Accommodation

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