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Lyon, Provençal Rhône & the Camargue River Cruise

Time to Catch Up

Explore even more! Book a second 2022 holiday and save 20% if your second holiday is a river, yacht or ocean cruise of 8 days or more.

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New for 2023 - Extend your cruise with a City Stay

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Experience more with so much included

  • Happy by day two or we'll bring you home with a full refund
  • Ten nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, with river views
  • All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure, including welcome cocktails, a welcome dinner and the Captain’s Dinner
  • Eight guided tours including Cluny Abbey, Beaune, Lyon, Avignon, Uzès, Arles, Orange and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
  • Three visits including the Camargue and the Ornithological Park of Pont de Gau, the Pont du Gard and the Ardèche Gorges
  • Two wine tastings in Mâcon and Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and Olive Oil farm visit at Les Baux-de-Provence
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides
 
At a Glance
Departures from April 2023
10 nights on board a 5-star ship
Return flights & transfers
Return Eurostar, TGV & transfers
14 visits & tours
Full board
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
Expert Cruise Director & Concierge
All port charges & airport taxes
 

 

Offers available on this holiday

 

Book either two new holidays or a second holiday between 1 April and 31 July 2022 and save 20% on your second holiday if it is a river, yacht or ocean cruise departing in 2022. Savings will be applied to your final balance post-booking. Find out more

 

 

Our promises

Flexible Booking

Change your holiday for free for any reason right up until your final balance payment is due.

 

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Holiday Happiness. Guaranteed

If you're not happy by day two, we'll bring you home at no extra charge and offer you a full refund.

 

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Price Promise

If the price of your holiday reduces after you've booked, we'll reduce the price for you - or refund you the difference.

 

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Quality Promise

You can't find the same quality of holiday for less with a competitor - if you do, we'll match the price.

 

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Overview

World-class wines and legendary cuisine, the most spectacular river scenery, verdant landscapes draped in vineyards and honey-coloured medieval towns with intriguing, cobbled lanes – discover one of southern France’s most tantalising regions.

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: 

  • 14 visits and tours
  • 10 nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite
  • All meals on board (except one lunch if choosing the Salzburg excursion), including welcome cocktails, a welcome dinner and the Captain's Dinner
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (connection speeds may vary)
  • Return scheduled flights from a selection of regional airports*
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides
  • Services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and concierge
  • All port charges, airport taxes and overseas transfers
  • No surcharges guaranteed
  • ABTA, ATOL and IATA protection

*A supplement may apply

Extend your cruise

City Stay Option

3 night City Stay in Lyon from only £305

In 2023 - add four days to your holiday, staying at the centrally located Lyon Mercure Part Dieu.

You will have seen many of the highlights of Lyon during your cruise. Now you are free to explore at your own pace. Take a leisurely stroll along the river banks at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône, or delve into one of the many superb speciality food shops and eateries in this legendary capital of cuisine.  Find out more

Plus save £150pp when you add an extension package to your 2023 river cruise. Find out more

Saint Georges footbridge, Lyon, France
 

Our Drinks Package

Pouring red wine into glass
 

10 night drinks package available from £189 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
  • Flight Time: Approx. 1 hr 50 mins to 2 hrs
  • Eurostar & TGV Journey Time: Approx. 6 hrs (outbound), 6 hrs 30 mins (inbound)
  • Language: French
  • Time Zone: GMT+1
  • Country: France

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 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

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 or train station Ship location Transfer time
Lyon Airport Lyon 45 mins
Geneva Airport 1 hr 30 mins
Lyon Station   20 mins

Ships Available

MS Lord Byron
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