2018 SEASON
May 2018 - Sep 2018
2019 SEASON
May 2019 - Sep 2019

9 Day Enchanting Rhone

Scenic River Cruise starting in Nice and finishing in Paris

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 9 Day Enchanting Rhone. Be enchanted by the Rhone river on this romantic 9 day cruise from Nice to Paris, exploring the very best of France, including Lyon, Vienne & Avignon.
Overview
Operator: Scenic
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Cruise Ship: Scenic Sapphire
Duration: 9 Days
From: Nice to Paris
Tour Code: FCCR.2
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: France
Our Price From:
$ 5,871
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 178
Per Person ($AU)
Day By Day
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1
Tarascon
Transfer to the former Roman town of Tarascon, where you'll be welcomed aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight you can look forward to a rousing welcome reception. Transfers from Nice or Marseille Airports are included. (Please schedule flights to arrive by midday).
2
Tarascon - Avignon
The town of Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and an impressive castle. Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or explore Saint-Rémy and the Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit the wondrous Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city. Back on board, perhaps join a culinary lesson in Scenic Culinaire during your cruise into beautiful Avignon. On arrival enjoy entertainment on board from one of the region's best French chanson singers.
3
Avignon
Freechoice: Shop with a chef at the local market before cooking up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon's architectural wonder, the Pope's Palace. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard, the impressive ancient Roman aqueduct nearby. This afternoon take some time to explore Avignon on your own. Enrich: After the doors close to the general public at Avignon's prestigious Pope's Palace, you'll be invited for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi within this elegant 14th century palace.
4
Viviers - Tournon
Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers and visit the imposing Cathedral of Viviers. Then, afternoon cruising to Tournon. Perhaps join a cooking class in Scenic Culinaire en route. Sundowners: Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit. It's a great soundtrack to an awe-inspiring backdrop.
5
Vienne - Lyon
Take a walking tour in Vienne and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. This afternoon join an on board masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire, or simply relax and view the beautiful Rhône River vistas as you cruise to Lyon.
6
Lyon
Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France. Freechoice: Walk Lyon's hidden traboules, and visit the Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths of yesteryear in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges, or join a guided bike ride to Lyon's Botanical Gardens and Zoo.
7
Mâcon - Chalon-sur-Saône
Freechoice: Travel to the village of Oignt in the 'Golden Stone' region of Beaujolais, where you'll enjoy a tasting of the region's delicious wines. Alternatively, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Soak in the landscapes of the famous Burgundy region, straddling the shores of the Saône River, as you spend a leisurely afternoon cruising to Chalon-sur-Saône.
8
Chalon-sur-Saône - Paris
After breakfast, cross the beautiful Île-de-France region to Paris where you'll be staying in one of the city's luxury hotels.
9
Paris
After breakfast it's time to bid a fond adieu and transfer to Paris Airport for your onward or homebound flight.
1
Tarascon
Transfer to the former Roman town of Tarascon, where you'll be welcomed aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight you can look forward to a rousing welcome reception. Transfers from Nice or Marseille Airports are included. (Please schedule flights to arrive by midday).
2
Tarascon - Avignon
The town of Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and an impressive castle. Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or explore Saint-Rémy and the Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit the wondrous Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city. Back on board, perhaps join a culinary lesson in Scenic Culinaire during your cruise into beautiful Avignon. On arrival enjoy entertainment on board from one of the region's best French chanson singers.
3
Avignon
Freechoice: Shop with a chef at the local market before cooking up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon's architectural wonder, the Pope's Palace. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard, the impressive ancient Roman aqueduct nearby. This afternoon take some time to explore Avignon on your own. Enrich: After the doors close to the general public at Avignon's prestigious Pope's Palace, you'll be invited for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi within this elegant 14th century palace.
4
Viviers - Tournon
Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers and visit the imposing Cathedral of Viviers. Then, afternoon cruising to Tournon. Perhaps join a cooking class in Scenic Culinaire en route. Sundowners: Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit. It's a great soundtrack to an awe-inspiring backdrop.
5
Vienne - Lyon
Take a walking tour in Vienne and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. This afternoon join an on board masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire, or simply relax and view the beautiful Rhône River vistas as you cruise to Lyon.
6
Lyon
Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France. Freechoice: Walk Lyon's hidden traboules, and visit the Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths of yesteryear in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges, or join a guided bike ride to Lyon's Botanical Gardens and Zoo.
7
Mâcon - Chalon-sur-Saône
Freechoice: Travel to the village of Oignt in the 'Golden Stone' region of Beaujolais, where you'll enjoy a tasting of the region's delicious wines. Alternatively, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Soak in the landscapes of the famous Burgundy region, straddling the shores of the Saône River, as you spend a leisurely afternoon cruising to Chalon-sur-Saône.
8
Chalon-sur-Saône - Paris
After breakfast, cross the beautiful Île-de-France region to Paris where you'll be staying in one of the city's luxury hotels.
9
Paris
After breakfast it's time to bid a fond adieu and transfer to Paris Airport for your onward or homebound flight.
Scenic Inclusions
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River Cruise Inclusions
River Cruise Inclusions
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Enrich experience
  • Your choice of Freechoice activities
  • Exclusive Scenic Culinaire
  • 1 Sundowners event
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • 21 meals – 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
Scenic  Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
  • Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, 'Freechoice' offers a diverse range of sightseeing, activities and dining for you to choose from. And of course, they're all included.
  • All Scenic guests are unique so we appreciate that different people may want different levels of pace during your trip. Perhaps plan to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo or know you can truly unwind throughout.
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
  • All-inclusive, exclusive, unique. Scenic's 'Enrich' encounters take you behind the scenes to enjoy moments inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Enrich experiences will take you to the cultural heart of life that has been established over centuries around the waterways of Europe.
  • Scenic's Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of diverse and thrilling moments that will become highlights of your cruise. From great seats of learning to traditional country ways of life, step into a truly memorable experience.
  • Enrich encounters will be indicated in the itinerary.
Trip Notes
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
2019 Preview Release & Earlybirds
2019 Pre-Release and Earlybirds
  • Book this month to secure your 2019 river cruise at 2018 prices!
  • Various Fly Free, Air Credits & Early Payment savings available for a limited time only.
  • Preview itineraries and inclusions are based on the 2018 Season brochure. Itineraries and prices are subject to change and will be finalised when the 2019 Europe River Cruising brochure is released.
River Cruise Inclusions
River Cruise Inclusions
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Enrich experience
  • Your choice of Freechoice activities
  • Exclusive Scenic Culinaire
  • 1 Sundowners event
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • 21 meals – 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
Scenic  Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
  • Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, 'Freechoice' offers a diverse range of sightseeing, activities and dining for you to choose from. And of course, they're all included.
  • All Scenic guests are unique so we appreciate that different people may want different levels of pace during your trip. Perhaps plan to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo or know you can truly unwind throughout.
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
  • All-inclusive, exclusive, unique. Scenic's 'Enrich' encounters take you behind the scenes to enjoy moments inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Enrich experiences will take you to the cultural heart of life that has been established over centuries around the waterways of Europe.
  • Scenic's Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of diverse and thrilling moments that will become highlights of your cruise. From great seats of learning to traditional country ways of life, step into a truly memorable experience.
  • Enrich encounters will be indicated in the itinerary.
Trip Notes
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Scenic
Scenic Reviews: (11)
Cruises on Sale: 290
Budget: Luxury & Premium
Airport Transfers: Included
Types: Tours, River Cruises & Small Ship Cruises
Average Age: 60+ years
Destinations: Worldwide
Scenic Sapphire Deck Plans
Category E
Standard Suite
Category D
Standard Suite
Category C
Balcony Suite
Category BA
Balcony Suite
Category BS
Single Balcony Suite
Category BB
Balcony Suite
Category B
Balcony Suite
Category BJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category A
Balcony Suite
Category PA
Balcony Suite
Category PP
Balcony Suite
Category P
Balcony Suite
Category RJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category RA
Royal Suite
Category RS
Royal Panorama Suite
Category RO
Royal Owners Suite
Ship Profile
Jewel Deck
Sapphire Deck
Diamond Deck
Sun Deck
Scenic Sapphire Cabin Types
Standard Suite
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Category E & D (Standard Suite)

  • Stateroom size 15m2/160ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
Private Balcony Suite
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Category P, PA, PP, A, B, BB, BA & C (Private Balcony Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 19m2/205ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Beverage service in your private suite
  • Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
Junior Balcony Suite
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Category RJ & BJ (Junior Balcony Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 23m2/250ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Beverage service in your private suite
  • Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • daily delivery of afternoon canapés (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
Royal Panorama Suite
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Category RS (Royal Panorama Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 30m2/325ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Unlimited complimentary laundry service
  • Daily delivery of afternoon canapés
  • Complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml)
  • Morning delivery of newspapers
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite
  • Packing and unpacking your luggage
  • Euro 200 per cabin on board credit
  • Private transfers in Europe*
  • Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive
  • Priority dining reservations
Royal Balcony Suite
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Category RA (Royal Balcony Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 29m2/315ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with upgraded bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Unlimited complimentary laundry service
  • Daily delivery of afternoon canapés
  • Complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml)
  • Morning delivery of newspapers
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite
  • Packing and unpacking your luggage
  • Euro 200 per cabin on board credit
  • Private transfers in Europe*
  • Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive
  • Priority dining reservations
Royal Owner's Suite
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Category RO (Royal Owner's Suite)

  • One bedroom suite including Scenic Sun Lounge - 47m2/510ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with upgraded bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Unlimited complimentary laundry service
  • Daily delivery of afternoon canapés
  • Complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml)
  • Morning delivery of newspapers
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite
  • Packing and unpacking your luggage
  • Euro 200 per cabin on board credit
  • Private transfers in Europe*
  • Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive
  • Priority dining reservations
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Prices & Dates
Scenic Exclusive Savings!
Enjoy Global Journeys exclusive online savings AND we will add any available or applicable Scenic special offers listed below to your quote too! Limited offers until sold out. Offers can include Fly Free, Companion Fly free, Business Class & Premium Economy savings or Scenic discounts. Your Global Journeys Tour Consultant will quote these depending on the cabin type you select when enquiring. T&C's apply.
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Past Client Loyalty Saving
Have you booked a trip with Global Journeys previously? Thanks! Save an additional $50 per person (up to $100 per booking) off the trip of your choice (over 6 days in length). This saving is open for a period of 4 years from the date of last booking you made with Global Journeys.
Trip Starts Trip Ends Ship Retail Offer Save Our Price  
Friday
25 May 2018
Saturday
02 Jun 2018
Scenic Sapphire

6,040

per person

169

per person

5,871

per person

Sold Out
Wednesday
05 Sep 2018
Thursday
13 Sep 2018
Scenic Sapphire

6,340

per person

178

per person

6,162

per person

Enquire
Friday
25 May 2018
Saturday
02 Jun 2018
Scenic Sapphire

0

per person

-12

solo traveller

12

solo traveller

Sold Out
Wednesday
05 Sep 2018
Thursday
13 Sep 2018
Scenic Sapphire

0

per person

-12

solo traveller

12

solo traveller

Enquire
Monday
27 May 2019
Tuesday
04 Jun 2019
Scenic Sapphire

6,040

per person

$995

169

per person

5,871

per person

Enquire
Monday
02 Sep 2019
Tuesday
10 Sep 2019
Scenic Sapphire

6,340

per person

$995

178

per person

6,162

per person

Enquire
Monday
27 May 2019
Tuesday
04 Jun 2019
Scenic Sapphire

0

per person

$995

-12

solo traveller

12

solo traveller

Enquire
Monday
02 Sep 2019
Tuesday
10 Sep 2019
Scenic Sapphire

0

per person

$995

-12

solo traveller

12

solo traveller

Enquire
Key
Exclusive Global Journeys Savings. Available for a limited time or until sold out.
$995Fly to Europe for $995 when you cruise in selected suites on selected departure dates. (Conditions apply)
Note: Your Global Journeys consultant will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.
Cabin Upgrades
Cat E (Standard Suite)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 345
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,165
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,425
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,485
Cat A (Balcony Suite) $ 1,545
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,595
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 1,635
Cat P (Balcony Suite) $ 1,665
Cat BJ (Junior Suite) $ 1,745
Cat RJ (Junior Suite) $ 2,335
Cat RA (Royal Suite) $ 3,265
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 3,495
Cat RO (Royal Owners Suite) $ 4,885
Cat E (Standard Suite)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 345
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,165
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,425
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,485
Cat B (Balcony Suite) $ 1,545
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,595
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 1,635
Cat P (Balcony Suite) $ 1,665
Cat BJ (Junior Suite) $ 1,745
Cat RJ (Junior Suite) $ 2,335
Cat RA (Royal Suite) $ 3,265
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 3,495
Cat RO (Royal Owners Suite) $ 4,885
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Tour Notes
Trip prices are per person, and reflect applicable discounts. Discounts are subject to availability, exclusive to Global Journeys and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change by Scenic. Full terms & conditions are available here.
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