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18 Day Rhine, Rhone & Moselle - Paris to Arles

APT River Cruise starting in Paris and finishing in Arles

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 18 Day Rhine, Rhone & Moselle - Paris to Arles. Cruise the Rhine, Rhône and Moselle Rivers with APT on two special cruises. Explore Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France, and delve into its past with a city tour.


Operator: APT
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 18 Days
From: Paris to Arles
Tour Code: EURCPA18
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland
Our Price From:
$ 12,705
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 494
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day


Arrive Paris

Be transferred to your hotel. Later this evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception. Stay Three Nights: Paris, Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe


Enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour. (B/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Tonight, visit the Moulin Rouge.


Choose your sightseeing activity. (B)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Perhaps join a culinary walking tour to sample a range of Paris' fine food, enjoy a guided tour through The Louvre or soak up the atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district and admire the Sacre-Cœur Basilica.

Paris, Ghent, Amsterdam, Embark Ship

Travel by coach to Ghent and enjoy a light lunch while cruising along the city's canals. Continue to Amsterdam and board your luxurious river ship. Stay Seven Nights: An Aria River Ship (B/L/D)


Choose your sightseeing. This evening, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Take a canal cruise, visit Zaanse Schans, see Keukenhof Gardens on select spring departures, or enjoy a stroopwafel presentation.

Cologne, Bonn, Andernach

Choose your sightseeing in Cologne then travel to Andernach. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Take a tour through the historic city centre, or sample local beers and snacks on a walking tour. Alternatively, embark on a bike ride to see City Hall and the remains from Roman times and the Middle Ages.
Signature Experiences:
  • Later in Andernach, visit Namedy Castle.

Cochem, Koblenz

Choose your sightseeing in Cochem. Back on board, enjoy the scenery of the Moselle Valley. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Arrive in Cochem and set off on a walking tour or take a guided bike ride along the Moselle River.


Select your sightseeing. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Choose from a visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or sample local Rhine Valley wines on board your river ship.


This morning, enjoy some time at leisure to explore the sights of Speyer. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Enjoy afternoon tea with the locals of Speyer.


Choose the sightseeing that suite your taste. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Visit Triberg and the Black Forest Open-Air Museum. Or, travel to Colmar on the Alsatian Wine Route for a tour and tasting, or embark on a Breisach bike tour.

Basel, Disembark Ship, Lyon, Embark Ship

Disembark in Basel and journey via Lake Geneva to Lyon to board your next ship. Stay Seven Nights: An Aria River Ship (B/D)


Spend the day in Lyon. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Perhaps choose to tour Lyon then visit a silk workshop. Otherwise, tempt your taste buds with a culinary tour as you explore Lyon's most famous fresh food market or take a guided bike ride.
Signature Experiences:
  • Tonight, dine at L'Abbaye de Collonges.

Belleville, Beaujolais Region, Vienne

In the Beaujolais region, select your sightseeing. Rejoin your ship and cruise to Vienne. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Perhaps visit a local farm before travelling to Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne. Or visit the village of Oingt and head to a winery for a tour and tasting.

Tournon, Viviers

Select your preferred sightseeing. Later, continue to Viviers. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Hike through Eden Park Garden, ride the Ardeche Steam Train, or enjoy an onboard chocolate making demonstration

Viviers, Grignan

Join a truffle farmer and his dogs to head out in search of the rare delicacy. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Enjoy a Cocktail Reception at Grignan Castle.


Visit the Palace of the Popes. Later, select your activity. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • See the Pont du Gard, play a round of golf or enjoy a French language lesson on board.


Tour Arles or explore at leisure after your sightseeing. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Tour the castle ruins in Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill. Alternatively, enjoy a hike in Camargue National Reserve to see incredible bird life, or visit a 'savon de Marseille' soap factory.

Disembark Ship, Depart Arles

Disembark in Arles and transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the rooms and gardens of Namedy Castle at your leisure, before a lavish banquet in the ballroom
  • Be welcomed into the home of a local for afternoon tea in Speyer
  • Take a tour of Grignan Castle then enjoy a Cocktail Reception
  • See the world-renowned French Cancan dancers during dinner and a show at Paris' incredible cabaret, the Moulin Rouge.
  • Dine at L'Abbaye de Collonges, a famous restaurant owned by acclaimed Michelin-starred French chef Paul Bocuse.

Included Experiences

  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 17 towns, villages and cities
  • Expert services of an APT Cruise Director and Tour Director
  • Room service and champagne on arrival for select suites
  • Transfers, port charges and tipping

Fine Dining

  • A total of 45 included meals over the course of your tour.
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board*

Outstanding Accommodation

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
  • Prices include port charges, gratuities and sundries
  • *Complimentary beverages on board do not include French Champagne, premium spirits and selected wines - these are available at an additional charge
  • Ask about our high-speed rail option from Paris to Amsterdam (additional cost)
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included

Operator Details

APT Reviews: (224)
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Budget: Luxury & Premium
Airport Transfers: Included
Types: Tours, River Cruises & Small Ship Cruises
Average Age: 45-60+ years
Destinations: Worldwide
May 2018 - Jul 2018

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Your Global Journeys Tour Consultant will check the availability of your departure date when you request a quote with us. Cabin upgrade prices & deck plans are shown below.

Cabin Upgrades & Deck Plans

  Deck Plans: MS Amadante, MS Amacello
  Cabin Upgrades (pp):
Piano Deck (Category E)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Piano Deck (Category D) $ 300
Cello Deck (Category C) $ 3,000
Cello Deck (Category B) $ 3,200
Violin Deck (Category B+) $ 3,300
Violin Deck (Category A) $ 3,500
Violin Deck (Category A+) $ 3,900
Violin Deck (Owners Suite) $ 4,600

Note: Upgrade prices shown are per person. Upgrade prices can vary depending on the departure date & the month of travel. Your Global Journeys Tour Consultant will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote'.

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